CDC — again — changes COVID-19 guidelines. Now asymptomatic people need a test

CDC — again — changes COVID-19 guidelines. Now asymptomatic people need a test

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has, again, changed its guidance on coronavirus testing, stating that people without symptoms should get tested “due to the significance of asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic transmission.” The change replaces a controversial update from Aug. 24 that said individuals who don’t appear to be sick don’t need to get tested, … Read more

Corporate debt frenzy rolls on as worries loom over markets

Wall Street Weekahead: Corporate debt frenzy rolls on as worries loom over markets

By Kate Duguid NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors are gearing up for the year’s record-breaking pace of corporate bond issuance to continue in the coming week, even after the U.S. Federal Reserve rattled nerves at its September meeting with a gloomier-than-expected economic outlook. The past week has seen roughly $42 billion of high-grade debt come … Read more

Mitch Ready to Steamroll Dems on Ginsburg Replacement

Drew Angerer

Drew Angerer On Feb. 13, 2016, then-Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead in a ranch bedroom in Texas. It was 268 days before the November election and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was quick to quip that there would not be a replacement until the next president was chosen.  On Friday evening, … Read more

Red Sox complete Kevin Pillar trade with Rockies, acquire right-handed pitcher

Red Sox complete Kevin Pillar trade with Rockies, acquire right-handed pitcher

Sox complete Pillar trade, acquire right-handed pitcher originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The Boston Red Sox on Friday completed the deal that sent outfielder Kevin Pillar to the Colorado Rockies before the Aug. 31 trade deadline. The “player to be named later” for the Red Sox is minor league right-handed pitcher Jacob Wallace. The #RedSox … Read more

Taiwan scrambles fighters as Chinese jets again fly near island

Taiwan scrambles fighters as Chinese jets again fly near island

By Ben Blanchard TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan’s air force scrambled jets for a second consecutive day on Saturday as multiple Chinese aircraft approached the island and crossed the sensitive midline of the Taiwan Strait, with the island’s government urging Beijing to “pull back from the edge.” Taiwan’s Defence Ministry said 19 Chinese aircraft were involved, … Read more

Exclusive look inside Raiders’ Allegiant Stadium two days before opener

Exclusive look inside Raiders' Allegiant Stadium two days before opener

Exclusive look inside Allegiant Stadium before Raiders’ opener originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea After seeing Allegiant Stadium rise from the ground during its 31-month construction time span, Raiders fans have seen a multitude of images of the facility’s exterior. With pictures of the interior limited to those of scrimmages the Raiders held in the … Read more

China launches counter-mechanism to US sanctions list

China launches counter-mechanism to US sanctions list

China said Saturday it had launched a mechanism enabling it to restrict foreign entities, a much-anticipated move seen as retaliation to US penalties against Chinese companies such as telecom giant Huawei. An announcement by the Ministry of Commerce did not mention any specific foreign entities, but broadly spelled out the factors that could trigger punitive … Read more