Nebraska Republicans fire chairman at party convention
Nebraska Republicans fired their longtime party chairman at a tumultuous state convention that highlighted divisions within the party driven by activists who support former President Donald Trump and want to take the party further to the right.news.yahoo.com
5 convincing reasons why you should visit Colorado for your next trip
There seems to be a buzz in the air -- on social media and in person, more and more people are chatting about the places they’ll go, now that the COVID-19 vaccine is readily available and the world of travel is reopening to the masses.
As Vice President Kamala Harris visits city’s COVID-19 vaccination facility for union workers, Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago will meet President Joe Biden’s call to open vaccine eligibility to all
Vice President Kamala Harris, joined in Chicago by Illinois’ top Democrats, touted efforts to expand vaccination sites in underserved communities Tuesday as the White House announced all adults in the U.S. will be eligible for vaccines by April 19 rather than May 1. Lightfoot said later that the city would meet Biden’s April 19 date but called for more vaccines to be delivered to Chicago.chicagotribune.com
Pope Francis arrives in Baghdad to begin historic first Papal trip to Iraq
Pope Francis arrives in Baghdad to begin historic first Papal trip to Iraq Pope Francis has landed in Baghdad to begin a historic four-day Papal visit to Iraq. But as COVID-19 infection rates in Iraq spike, there are fears that the trip could become a super spreader event. Chris Livesay reportscbsnews.com
Austin mayor went to Mexico while urging people to stay home
“While I violated no orders or guidelines, I regret this travel,” Adler said. “There was no recommendation for people not to travel during that period of time,” Adler told the newspaper. He acknowledged, however, that although masks were distributed at the wedding, all guests were “probably not” wearing them all the time. Adler typically does a nightly livestream on Facebook, and while in Mexico on Nov. 9, he recorded a video warning about the rising number of cases. “We need to stay home if you can, “Adler said in the video.
No matter what you’re into, you’re bound to love one of these 7 vacation ideas for spring break
Spring break is a great time to cut loose and celebrate the end of winter. There’s a reason why destinations such as Mexico and Fort Lauderdale are so popular for spring break. If you’re going to a popular spring break destination, make your travel arrangements now, as accommodations might sell out. If you're looking to do something really different for your spring break, why not escape spring altogether with a trip to the Southern Hemisphere? From lounging on the beach to skiing to volunteering, these seven spring break ideas offer fun for people of all ages.
Candidates for the Mars One mission prepare for a one-way trip
Candidates for the Mars One mission prepare for a one-way trip The Mars One program says it will send a colonizing team to the Red Planet in 2024. Kera Rennert talks with two astronaut hopefuls about the one-way trip they want to take.cbsnews.com