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Two of Gavin Newsom's Children Test Positive for COVID-19

Newsom's children are all under 12 years of age and aren't eligible for vaccinations. Newsom himself received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in April.
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Did Anyone Win the Powerball Jackpot on 10/27/21? Numbers and Results
The jackpot is steadily rising again—Newsweek breaks down the numbers this week and whether there are any winners to be found among ticket-holders.
It’s Bitcoin on the Subway, Hyperinflation on Twitter
Viral economic narratives around crypto are designed to offer easy answers to a complicated world.
Two brand-new Facebook accounts descended into toxic, divisive rabbit holes within weeks. Here's how.
By the third week of a test of fictitious users, polarizing political content was constant, including misleading memes and conspiracy theories.
Marjorie Taylor Greene buys up to $50,000 worth of Trump SPAC stock during week of wild fluctuation
The stock is down from its high on Friday, when the Republican congresswoman purchased the shares.
Flight diverted after passenger allegedly roughs up flight attendant
The American Airlines flight from New York to Orange County, outside L.A., was sent to Denver. Witnesses said the dispute was over wearing a mask.
Tax and Spend Is Britain’s Way to Battle Inequality
Rishi Sunak’s gamble is that the spending will be temporary and all in the service of leveling up.
Sunak Does the Math for Tackling Britain’s Inequality
The U.K. is dedicating more spending for Boris Johnson’s “leveling up” agenda. What matters is how effective those investments will be.
Man dies after driving over Grand Canyon’s western rim in apparent suicide
The unidentified driver was the only person inside the vehicle when it rolled into the canyon, according to Lea Cooper, director of marketing for Grand Canyon Resort Corporation.
Jose Altuve ties Bernie Williams in postseason homers with 22
Jose Altuve's seventh-inning homer off Drew Smyly in the Astros’ 7-2 victory over Atlanta in World Series Game 2 on Wednesday night was the 22nd postseason home run of his career, tying him with Bernie Williams for second on the all-time list.
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Erdogan Leads Turkey Deeper Into Political and Economic Crisis
A recent threat to oust diplomats appears to be the latest attempt to distract attention from worsening domestic problems that have spooked investors.
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Next Pint Is on Rishi and Boris. You’d Better Make It Last
The Chancellor’s budget announcement contained some good news for pubs and other hospitality businesses. But the celebration won’t last long.
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Astros will be Yankees’ problem — even if they don’t keep Carlos Correa
HOUSTON — The Astros should re-sign Carlos Correa. If they don’t, though, it’s hard to see that serving as a Get Out of (No World Series) Jail Free card for their rivals over in The Bronx. For nights like Wednesday at Minute Maid Park, as the Astros evened this World Series with a 7-2 thumping...
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Climate Showdown Looms as Australian Disasters Mount
Australia, the driest inhabited continent, is repeatedly ravaged by bushfires and floods -- costly, life-claiming disasters that scientists warn have been exacerbated by a warming planet. It’s also one of the world’s biggest fossil fuel exporters and emitters per capita of greenhouse gases. Yet while most Australians insist they want more action to combat climate change, the country’s conservative government -- in power since 2013 -- has resisted moves that might undermine key industries. As thi
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Slow start dooms Clippers in loss to Cavaliers
The Clippers' poor first-quarter performance led to a 92-79 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday at Staples Center.
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Saints closing on deal with Texans for Mark Ingram
The Houston Texans and New Orleans Saints were working toward a trade Wednesday night that would send running back Mark Ingram to New Orleans, where he spent the first eight seasons of his career.
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ONLYONAP: Myanmar detainees systemically tortured
ONLYONAP: Myanmar detainees systemically tortured      
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Los Angeles County set to pay two families over photos from Kobe Bryant helicopter crash
Like Kobe Bryant's widow, other victims' families sued Los Angeles County over photos taken of dead bodies at helicopter crash site.      
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Man slashed during feud on NYC subway train
A man was slashed to the face during a fight on a Manhattan subway train Wednesday night, police said.
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Cardinals’ J.J. Watt to have shoulder surgery, season likely over
Defensive end J.J. Watt needs shoulder surgery and the Arizona Cardinals are not expecting him to return to the field this season, ESPN reported Wednesday.
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Newark replaces toxic lead pipes with copper
Utility crews in Newark, New Jersey, have removed more than 22,000 toxic lead water pipes from private property in the city using a new ordinance. (Oct. 28)      
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Braves leave Houston all tied up in World Series, but uphill climb will begin at home
In a World Series in which they once could lean on veteran Charlie Morton for the crucial Games 1 and 5, the Braves instead are conducting auditions.      
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Siblings describe witnessing savage murder of their brother in Houston horror house
Chilling details were revealed about the death of 8-year-old Kendrick Lee whose remains were found in the family’s apartment with his abandoned siblings.
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Samoan immersion preschool opens on US mainland
What's believed to be the first dual-language Samoan preschool on the US mainland has started, with a goal of preserving Samoan language and culture. (Oct. 28)      
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Biden to attend COP26 without own climate deal
Pressure is on President Joe Biden to deliver his climate change programs, as he and Democrats race to wrap up negotiations ahead of two global summits. Arriving empty handed in Glasgow could hinder Biden's ability to strike deals. (Oct. 28)      
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Lakers blow 26-point lead to come up short against Thunder
The Lakers allowed the Thunder to rally from 26 points down late in the game to lose 123-115 on Wednesday in Oklahoma City.
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Men Who Take Six Months of Parental Leave Are ‘Losers,’ Says a Prominent Venture Capitalist
Joe Lonsdale, a founder of Palantir Technologies Inc., has stoked a debate on Twitter about parental leave
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Businessman Ramit Varma enters L.A. mayor's race. Will Rick Caruso be next?
Ramit Varma, an Encino resident and businessman, launched his campaign for mayor at the Banc of California Stadium.
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Lakers blow 26-point lead in brutal loss to lowly Thunder
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 27 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 26 points down to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 123-115 on Wednesday night for their first win of the season.
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North Korea tells citizens food shortage will last through 2025: Report
North Korea's totalitarian government has told its people to tighten their belts -- literally -- for at least another three-plus years before Pyongyang plans on reopening the country's land border with China, Radio Free Asia reported this week.
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Net Zero Goals Aren’t the Solution to Climate Change, Says the World’s Third Largest Emitter Ahead of COP26
Developing nations need space to grow, says the environment minister of India, the world's third largest emitter
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Biden heading back to Capitol Hill to try to break deadlock on spending bills
President Biden will meet with House Democrats Thursday morning in an effort to break a conference deadlock and secure a vote on a Senate-passed bipartisan infrastructure bill.
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Nets still missing the old James Harden
Nets star James Harden’s road back to full speed is still clearly a work in progress — with no sign of how much longer it’s going to take.
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Video: Watch the 2021 PFL Championship post-fight press conference
Check out what the winners of 2021 PFL Championship had to say at the post-fight press conference.       Related Stories2021 PFL Championship results: Kayla Harrison dominates Taylor Guardado to win second championship2021 PFL Championship results: Kayla Harrison dominates Taylor Guardado to win second championship - Enclosure2021 PFL Championship results: Ray Cooper III rallies for massive $1 million knockout win - Enclosure 
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Tennessee Bills Would Prohibit Punishment of State Doctors Who Spread COVID Misinformation
The proposal protects advice "so long as the physician exercised independent medical judgment and believes the medical treatment is in the best interest of the patient."
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2021 PFL Championship results: Kayla Harrison dominates Taylor Guardado to win second championship
Kayla Harrison wins second championship, submitting Taylor Guardado in the main event of 2021 PFL Championship.       Related Stories2021 PFL Championship results: Kayla Harrison dominates Taylor Guardado to win second championship - EnclosureVideo: Watch the 2021 PFL Championship post-fight press conferenceTwitter reacts to Kayla Harrison's dominant $1 million title win at 2021 PFL Championship 
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Portland Timbers' Dairon Asprilla pulls off amazing bicycle kick goal against San Jose Earthquakes
The Portland Timbers' Dairon Asprilla submitted a late entry for Major League Soccer's goal of the year with an amazing bicycle kick goal.      
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UK memorial wall gives solace to bereaved families
A memorial wall shows the lives lost in the U.K. in the COVID-19 pandemic. The world is nearing 5 million deaths. (Oct. 28)      
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Brett Favre Repays $600,000 in Mississippi Welfare Fraud Case
The Mississippi state auditor said that Mr. Favre, the Hall of Fame quarterback, could still be sued if he does not pay an additional $228,000 in interest that he owes.
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Jen Psaki Says Too Much Online Shopping Partly to Blame for Supply Chain Crisis
"So many people across the country are purchasing more goods online," Psaki said. "Maybe some of it is from habits that developed during the pandemic."
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Twitter reacts to Kayla Harrison's dominant $1 million title win at 2021 PFL Championship
Check out the top Twitter reactions to Kayla Harrison's women's lightweight title win in the 2021 PFL Championship main event.      Related StoriesTwitter reacts to Claressa Shields' first combat sports loss at PFL ChampionshipUFC Fight Night 196 medical suspensions: Paulo Costa, Marvin Vettori face 180-day termsJamie Pickett worked past mental hurdle to get first UFC win 
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Nate Burleson tells Jalen Rose about his NFL days, new morning TV gig
Jalen Rose spoke with retired Vikings and Lions player Nate Burleson about being drafted at the height of a league-wide spending spree — and how the former wide receiver went back to basics and found success post-retirement in broadcasting.
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Hints From Heloise: Don’t let the bed bugs bite
How to get rid of the annoying pests that bite at night.
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Ask Amy: New evidence surfaces about molester in the family
Brother molested a 4-year-old years ago, and family thought it was a one-time thing. Others say it wasn’t.
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Why China Is the World’s Last ‘Zero Covid’ Holdout
The government has staked its political legitimacy on controlling the virus better than other countries, especially its geopolitical rivals.
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County to consider $2.5-million settlement with families in Kobe Bryant crash photo suits
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider approving a $2.5-million settlement for two families suing over the unauthorized sharing of photos of the helicopter crash that killed their loved ones.
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Louisiana Police Department Asks Owner of Backpack Found With Illegal Drugs to Reclaim It
"The bag and contents likely belong to a 'street pharmacist' who is probably anxious to recover these items," said Walker Police Chief David Addison.
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Chicago Blackhawks Laud Kyle Beach for His 'Courage' in 2010 Sexual Abuse Lawsuit
The organization offered its "deepest apologies to [Beach] for what he has gone through."
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Kevin McCarthy Promises to ‘Pass on All’ of Hannity’s ‘Messages’ to McConnell
Fox NewsHouse Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy pledged to Fox News star Sean Hannity on Wednesday night that he would “pass on all your messages” after the pro-Trump host groused about Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell “caving” on the recent debt-ceiling hike.Hannity has recently been incensed with McConnell for allowing Senate Democrats to pass a short-term increase of the debt limit by a slim party-line vote, rather than forcing them to raise the ceiling through budget reconciliation.Besides regularly expressing his disappointment in the Kentucky lawmaker, the Fox News host has also egged on other Republicans to criticize McConnell over the past few weeks. And toward the end of his Wednesday night interview with McCarthy, Hannity once again groused about the Republican Senate leader.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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