Month: December 2020

Louis Kahn-Designed Dorms in India May Be Razed – The New York Times

A world-class architectural-preservation controversy is brewing in India, where the administration at the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad had announced plans to raze 14 of 18 student dormitory buildings designed by the architect Louis Kahn and built in the 1960s and 1970s. After a local and international outcry, an online meeting to begin seeking …

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Post-Brexit trade deal begins, ushering in a new era for the UK-EU relationship – CNBC

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a news conference about the ongoing situation with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, inside 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain, December 16, 2020. Matt Dunham | Reuters LONDON — A new chapter has begun in the history of Britain’s relationship with the rest of Europe. Britain officially left …

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Live Covid-19 Global Updates: The Latest on Vaccine, Cases and More – The New York Times

Here’s what you need to know: The Moderna vaccine can be distributed more widely because it can be stored at normal freezer temperatures.Credit…Cooper Neill for The New York Times A pharmacist at a Wisconsin hospital has been arrested and accused of intentionally removing more than 500 doses of coronavirus vaccine from refrigeration last week, knowing …

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The Year Of Pandemic: COVID-19 By The Numbers : Goats and Soda – NPR

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Man in SUV shot multiple times outside Friendswood Wingstop – KTRK-TV

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas (KTRK) — A 26-year-old man was shot outside a Wingstop in the 3100 block of FM-528 near Bay Area Boulevard in Friendswood Tuesday night. Video from the scene shows his rented SUV riddled with bullet holes. The City of Friendswood posted on Facebook, saying the man was shot at close range multiple times …

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China clamps down lid of secrecy on quest to find coronavirus origins – oregonlive.com

By DAKE KANG, MARIA CHENG and SAM MCNEIL Associated Press MOJIANG, China — Deep in the lush mountain valleys of southern China lies the entrance to a mine shaft that once harbored bats with the closest known relative of the COVID-19 virus. The area is of intense scientific interest because it may hold clues to …

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China clamps down lid of secrecy on quest to find coronavirus origins – OregonLive

By DAKE KANG, MARIA CHENG and SAM MCNEIL Associated Press MOJIANG, China — Deep in the lush mountain valleys of southern China lies the entrance to a mine shaft that once harbored bats with the closest known relative of the COVID-19 virus. The area is of intense scientific interest because it may hold clues to …

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How to watch the Times Square Ball Drop on New Year’s Eve online and on TV – New York Post

Share this: December 31, 2020 | 10:31am | Updated December 31, 2020 | 11:30am Enlarge Image The belle of the virtual ball drop ceremony ushering in 2021. Robert Miller How to watch the ball drop in a year that’s dropped the ball. Times Square will be unfortunately closed to the public tonight over coronavirus concerns, …

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A year after first coronavirus reports in Wuhan, WHO says vaccines offer ‘great hope’ for 2021 – The Washington Post

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New Year’s Eve celebrations will be just as strange as the rest of 2020, thanks to COVID-19 – USA TODAY

Associated Press Show Caption Hide Caption New Year’s Eve won’t be the same this year New Year’s Eve is going to look a whole lot different this year. Staff Video, USA TODAY NEW YORK (AP) — If ever a year’s end seemed like cause for celebration, 2020 might be it. Yet the coronavirus scourge that …

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