5 things to know on May 8, 2022: Start your week smart: Ukraine, Northern Ireland, Covid-19, Afghanistan, Havana

Here’s what else you need to know to Start your week smart. • The Biden administration is issuing a new warning that the US could potentially see 100 million Covid-19 infections this fall and winteras officials publicly stress the need for more funding from Congress to prepare the nation. • Women in Afghanistan must cover … Read more

The CDC is investigating a Covid-19 outbreak on board a Carnival cruise ship

The Carnival Spirit, which sailed through the Panama Canal, departed Miami on April 17 and arrived in Seattle on May 3, according to a statement from the cruise line. The ship holds 2,124 guests and 930 crew members, Carnival said. The CDC says it’s not permitted to publicly share the number of passengers and crew … Read more

5 things to know for May 6: Ukraine, Roe v. Wade, Covid-19, Wildfires, Immigration

Mother Nature is cooking up a historic heat wave for Mother’s Day weekend. Hot temperatures will bake much of Texas, the Plains and the Midwest tomorrow and into early next week — with some areas feeling like 110 degrees due to the humidity. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and … Read more

5 things to know for May 2: Ukraine, Covid, Immigration, Inmate Search, Ford recall

After two years of social distancing, parents are eager to get their kids outdoors and off their mobile devices. As a result, interest in summer camps is booming, with about 26 million children nationwide expected to join camps in the coming weeks. But amid surging demand, some experts say the cost of camps will jump … Read more

Minnesota hospitals report cases of sudden hepatitis in children

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – A puzzling outbreak of sudden liver disease in children has been confirmed in Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Health confirmed they are investigating several cases of hepatitis in children reported by hospital systems. M Health Fairview confirmed they have reported at least two cases of hepatitis from an unknown origin. Sudden … Read more

5 things to know for April 29: Ukraine, Covid-19, Recession, USPS, Abortion

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Ukraine Ukrainian officials have condemned Russia’s missile attack on Kyiv last night, which occurred as United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres … Read more

5 things to know for April 28: Ukraine, Covid-19, Disney, Capitol riot, Drought

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Ukraine As part of the second phase of its invasion, Russian officials say they are actively trying to secure all … Read more

5 things to know for April 27: Ukraine, Covid-19, Recession, Bitcoin, LGBTQ rights

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Ukraine Amid escalating tensions with Western powers, Russia has cut off gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria after they refused … Read more

5 things to know for April 25: Ukraine, French elections, Covid-19, Twitter, Nigeria

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Ukraine US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced that US diplomats will return to Ukraine this week, a move officials … Read more

5 things to know on April 24, 2022: Start your week smart: Ukraine, French elections, Tyson Fury, Covid-19, Orrin Hatch

Here’s what else you need to know to Start your week smart. • French voters will choose between two very different visions for their country during today’s presidential runoff electionas the centrist President Emmanuel Macron seeks to fend off a challenge from his far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen. • Tyson Fury retained his WBC heavyweight … Read more