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U.K.'s initial handling of pandemic cost "many thousands" of lives, new report says

British lawmakers are denouncing the government's early response to the pandemic, saying it resulted in thousands of avoidable deaths. CBS News contributor Simon Bates unpacks the scathing report in this week's installment of "London Calling."
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New York Man Posing as Rescue Organization Charged With Trafficking Exotic African Cats
All of the transactions occurred while the animals were kittens; the animals were marketed as house pets despite their "wild nature" and size.
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GOP Sen. Cassidy calls for yearly senility tests for aging US leaders
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) said over the weekend that elderly officials in America's three branches of government should undergo regular cognition tests -- but insisted he did not have a particular person in mind when making the recommendation.
NHL player Evander Kane suspended following league's investigation into his Covid-19 vaccine card
The National Hockey League has handed a 21-game unpaid suspension to Evander Kane of the San Jose Sharks after an investigation into whether he submitted a fraudulent Covid-19 vaccination card, according to Front Office Sports and ESPN, which cited unnamed sources.
SEC fines Tennessee, warns it could suspend alcohol sales after fans pelt field with debris
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Giants only have themselves to blame for disgruntled fans
It's scientifically proven: losing takes the pep from your step -- and there's plenty of losing going on.
China reportedly tests a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile
Experts are concerned about China's military capabilities after a report that the country recently tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile. CNN's Brian Todd has more.
Texas Lt. Gov. Wants Biden to Ask Trump to 'Negotiate With Mexico for Him' Amid Border Crisis
Republican Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick urged President Joe Biden to "ask Donald Trump to come back and negotiate with Mexico for him."
Tom Morey, inventor of the Boogie Board and the Ben Franklin of surfing, dies at 86
Tom Morey, the creator of the Boogie Board and an influential figure in the surfing world, has died due to complications from a stroke, according to his family. He was 86.
FDA to approve 'mix and match' approach to vaccine booster shots: report
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is planning to approve allowing Americans to receive a different COVID-19 vaccine for booster shots than the vaccine originally taken.
NBA 2K22 Live Stream: Shaq Wants to Keep Kids 'Outside, Active' With New Courts
"Rehabbing courts and partnering with NBA 2K is something I've always wanted to do, said O'Neal. "It upsets me to go by a court that hasn't been fixed up."
Today in History for October 19th
Highlights of this day in history: British surrender at Yorktown decides American Revolution; Stock market crash hits Wall Street in late 1980s; Napoleon's forces begin retreat from Moscow; Concorde makes first landing in New York. (Oct. 19)
Opinion: No sympathy for Nick Rolovich after Washington State fired him. Skipping vaccine was his call.
The way ex-Washington State coach Nick Rolovich handled the state's vaccine mandate exposed him as a poor leader, a narcissist and a coward.
How Colin Powell represented the old guard of Black Republicans
The retired Army general stood out in a party that he'd eventually dismiss, but he represented a common archetype of a Black man from his generation.
NBC's Chuck Todd says 'burden' is on Biden, WH to resolve Dem infighting on spending: 'Take control of this!'
NBC News political director Chuck Todd railed against President Biden and White House amid the Democrat infighting over the two trillion-dollar spending bills being debated on Capitol Hill.
Massive fire at suspected marijuana grow in Canoga Park seriously injures three
It took 150 firefighters just over an hour to extinguish the fire, which consumed a 50-foot by 100-foot, one-story building, LAFD said.
Manhattan’s East Village is back after being hit hard by Covid lockdowns
The East Village is back: Just look at the hundreds of 20-somethings spilling out of the area’s bars and restaurants on any weekend night. It’s a far cry from the ghost town the neighborhood had become during the height of the coronavirus: East Village dining and drinking spots were harder-hit by the pandemic than any...
These brothers raised $70,000 for pandemic hit workers by walking
Anderson Cooper talks to brothers Louis and Aiden Ardine, who walked through 11 different states to raise money for pandemic hit restaurant workers. Watch "Full Circle" every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6pm E.T.
North America's biggest container port faces record backlog
Approximately 200,000 shipping containers remain gridlocked off the coast of Los Angeles on Monday as pandemic-related disruptions continue to affect various supply chains, according to Gene Seroka, the executive director of the Port of Los Angeles.
Federal deficits are soaring — purely because of insane spending growth
Back in 2017, before the Trump tax cuts passed, the Congressional Budget Office projected that federal tax collections would total $4.011 trillion in Fiscal Year 2021, which just ended. The actual take: $4.047 trillion.
Autumn Royal, a Dark, Witty Comedy, Marks Irish Rep's Return to Live Theater
After the 19-month shutdown, the Irish Repertory Theatre, a gem of New York's off-Broadway scene, sparkles in its return to live theater with "Autumn Royal."
Scott Coker on why Patricky Freire vs. Peter Queally is for vacant lightweight title, says Brent Primus next in line
For Scott Coker, the lightweight picture was pretty easy to figure out after Patricio Freire vacated his belt.       Related StoriesVictorious in move back to featherweight, Bellator 268 winner Henry Corrales unsure what went wrong at 135Victorious in move back to featherweight, Bellator 268 winner Henry Corrales unsure what went wrong at 135 - EnclosureManon Fiorot not happy she couldn't finish Mayra Bueno Silva at UFC Fight Night 195
Microsoft warned Bill Gates over 'inappropriate' emails to female staffer in 2008, report says
Microsoft executives warned Bill Gates to stop sending flirtatious emails to a female employee in 2008, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
Two senior House Democrats announce retirements
Democratic Reps Mike Doyle and David Price have announced they will not seek reelection on Monday after serving more than two decades in the House.
Apple Music Voice Plan: Did Your Music Subscription Cost Just Get Cut in Half?
Apple has a new voice-only music subscription plan that costs $4.99 a month and is powered by Siri. Can the cost savings make up for only using Siri?
Nick Rolovich fired as coach at Washington State after refusing vaccine under state mandate
Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich declined to be vaccinated against COVID-19 under a state mandate and had sought a religious exemption.
TikTok falls in love with 13-year-old adopted dog for his lazy disposition
A 13-year-old adopted pug has over 1.7 million followers on TikTok for his hilarious forecasts of the future. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
Across California some parents protest student COVID-19 vaccine mandate, keep kids home
On Monday, parents kept their children home from school to protest the statewide student vaccination mandate.
18-month-old boy sitting in stroller killed in North Hills hit-and-run crash
A collision at an intersection sent one car careening onto the sidewalk, fatally striking the child and seriously injuring a woman.
Paulina Porizkova poses nude in bedsheet for return to Instagram after hiatus: 'I'm back'
Paulina Porizkova posed nude in a bedsheet for her first Instagram post in nearly three weeks after jetting off on a "top secret" adventure.
Calif. vaccination mandate for kids sparks protest
Protesters gathered to oppose Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to require all children to get the coronavirus vaccine to attend public and private schools. (Oct. 18)
Conservative pundit Dan Bongino threatens to quit radio giant over vaccination mandate
NYPD cops facing discipline over BLM protests nearly doubles; dozens off the hook
The Civilian Complain Review Board has recommended charges against 26 more police officers — bringing the tally to 65 facing punishment.
Illinois man pleads guilty to funding Brooklyn residents’ trips to Syria to join ISIS, al-Nusra Front
An Uzbekistan-born Illinois man pleaded guilty Thursday to helping fund overseas trips for people joining the Islamic State (ISIS) and al-Nusra Front (ANF).
Derek Chauvin's New Lawyer From Firm That Represented Group Who Challenged Biden's 2020 Win
One lawyer from the group challenged the election in Wisconsin, claiming that there were "integrity issues."
Live updates: Bills face the Titans on ‘Monday Night Football’
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Committee investigating January 6 releases criminal contempt report detailing how Steve Bannon evaded subpoena
The committee investigating the January 6 Capitol Hill riot has released the contempt report on President Donald Trump's ally Steve Bannon, a document that outlines the efforts the committee took to get Bannon to comply with its subpoena -- and the failure by him to do so.
Trump grilled for over four hours in Tower protesters’ lawsuit
Donald Trump was questioned for over four hours in a video deposition in the lawsuit alleging that his staff assaulted protesters outside of Trump Tower in 2015.
Aidan Quinn pivots from Teddy Roosevelt to 500th episode of ‘SVU’
Teddy Roosevelt was known for so many indelible traits — including his toothy smile. So Aidan Quinn, who plays him in “The American Guest,” made Roosevelt’s choppers a priority when getting into character for the HBO Max series, shot on location in Brazil and in the Amazon jungle. “One of the first things I was...
Edie Falco says ‘Sopranos’ co-star James Gandolfini was her ‘real soul mate’
"I remember, when we got picked up for the second season, he said to me, 'Yeah, well, I just have no idea what the hell we did, but we've got to try to do it again.' And I said, 'I hear you. I don't know. We'll figure something out.'"
SEC GameStop report debunks conspiracies, backs commission chief's plan
Wall Street's top regulator has issued its report on the extraordinary episode that saw retail traders taking on hedge funds, sending shares of GameStop and other meme stocks into the stratosphere.
Supreme Court reaffirms police protection by qualified immunity, a legal doctrine targeted in protests
The court’s rulings in favor of police in two cases suggest new political battles to come over the doctrine, advocates said
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Americans remember Colin Powell, China's space program advances, a company develops an electric flying taxi, and pro artists carve an amazing pumpkin display.
Anti-Mandate Lawsuits Decry 'Satanic Ritual,' Forced Political Speech, Illegal Medical Practice
Vaccine mandates have generally survived a first wave of lawsuits, but the number of new legal challenges is soaring.
Fantasy football stock watch: Kirk Cousins, Leonard Fournette back on upswing
Leonard Fournette doing it all once again as Buccaneers offense is clicking on all cylinders; Vikings' passing game explodes vs. Carolina.
Inside an abandoned asylum where electroshock therapy hell still haunts the halls
In this abandoned asylum, the hellish memories are hard to escape — since they're all around you.
The top issues for NYC’s next mayor ahead of the candidates’ first debate
When mayoral candidates Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa face off in their first debate Wednesday, the pair will confront issues ranging from soaring subway crime to the fate of the schools’ gifted-and-talented program. Adams, a Democrat, is the heavy favorite to win the Nov. 2 general election, given his party’s 7-to-1 voter-registration advantage across the...
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Coliseum officials looking for ways to host high school sporting events
Manual Arts-Jefferson, Pasadena Poly-La Canada to play football on Thursday at Coliseum, whose officials would like to play host to more high school sporting events.
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