Colin Powell’s death the exception among vaccinated: COVID updates

The death from COVID-19 complications of former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Monday figures to add fuel to those who oppose vaccines, considering his family said he was fully vaccinated. In reality, Powell’s passing at 84 actually underscores the importance of vaccination against the coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that among … Read more

Seven Pennsylvania Cities Ranked Among Top 30 Best Places To Retire In U.S.

LANCASTER, Pa. (CBS) — Seven Pennsylvania cities were ranked among the top 30 places to retire in the United States. The U.S. News and World Report released the 2021-2022 Best Places to Retire rankings on Tuesday. Lancaster was ranked No. 5 and Allentown, the third-largest city in Pennsylvania, jumped 29 spots coming in at No. … Read more

911 Calls In Denver On Hold: ‘It Was Frightening’ Says Caller

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver’s 911 system is out of compliance with nationally recognized standards for answering calls as thousands of callers are finding themselves on hold when they call in to report an emergency. Andrew Dameron, Denver’s Director of Emergency Communications, said “Obviously no one in the Department of Safety wants anyone to end up … Read more

Who is Zalmay Khalilzad? Biden’s envoy for Afghanistan resigns after messy troop withdrawal

Zalmay Khalilzad, President Joe Biden‘s envoy to Afghanistan, has resigned three years after former President Donald Trump appointed him to broker a peace deal with the Taliban. Khalilzad, one of a small number of former Trump administration officials who remained when Biden took office, submitted his resignation letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken on … Read more

Washington State fires football coach Nick Rolovich for refusing COVID-19 vaccine

Washington State head football coach Nick Rolovich has been fired for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the university announced Monday. Four assistant coaches were also fired for not being vaccinated. Both the university and the state of Washington have implemented vaccine mandates. The deadline to receive a COVID-19 vaccine for state, health care and … Read more

Husband’s message to suspect who shot wife over $40 at bank ATM in SE Houston: ‘Get a job’

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The husband of a woman who was shot to death at a southeast Houston ATM called the man who took her life “a coward” and told him to “get a job.” It was all part of an emotional plea a few hours after Houston police released photos of the killer. “It … Read more