COVID-19 vaccine: CDC panel backs expanded booster rollout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions more Americans are closer to getting a COVID-19 booster as influential government advisers on Thursday endorsed extra doses of all threeRead More

UK palace says queen, 95, spent night in hospital for checks

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II spent a night in a hospital for checks this week after canceling an official trip to Northern IrelandRead More

Car goes up in flames in Malden

Fire crews responded to a car fire in Malden on Thursday afternoon, officials said. Crews responding to a car fire in the area of EasternRead More

Online threats draw longest term yet in Capitol riot probe

A man who pleaded guilty to posting threats on social media in connection with the riot at the U.S. Capitol was sentenced Thursday to 14Read More

Cora responds to cheating theory lodged against Houston Astros

Claims of cheating running rampant against the Astros. The team is accused of whistling to tip-off their batter about the pitch being thrown their way.Read More

Dental records show remains found at Carlton Reserve are those of Brian Laundrie, FBI says

 (CNN) — The FBI’s Denver office said Thursday that remains found a day earlier in a Florida nature reserve are those of Brian Laundrie, who disappearedRead More

‘It felt right’: Jaguars’ Dawuane Smoot helps deliver his daughter at home

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dawuane Smoot helped his wife deliver their second child in the living room of their home earlier this week. Smoot saidRead More

Palace: queen spent night in hospital after scrapping trip

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace said Thursday that Queen Elizabeth II spent a night in a hospital after being advised by her doctor to rest.Read More

Vaccines

CDC vaccine advisers vote to recommend booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines

(CNN) — Vaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Thursday to recommend booster doses of both Moderna’s and JohnsonRead More

Sheriff says family on California hike died of extreme heat

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California sheriff says a family and their dog died of hyperthermia, or extreme heat exhaustion, while hiking in aRead More