Monkeypox spread likely “amplified” by sex at 2 raves in Europe, leading WHO adviser says

Monkeypox spread likely “amplified” by sex at 2 raves in Europe, leading WHO adviser says

A leading adviser to the World Health Organization described the unprecedented outbreak of the rare disease monkeypox in developed countries as “a random event” that might be explained by risky sexual behavior at two recent mass events in Europe. In an interview with The Associated Press, Dr. David Heymann, who formerly headed WHO’s emergencies department, … Read more

Charges dismissed against officers who Tased college students pulled over in car – WSB-TV Channel 2

Charges dismissed against officers who Tased college students pulled over in car – WSB-TV Channel 2

Charges dismissed against officers who Tased college students pulled over in car A viral video showed officers using their Tasers and forcing the Morehouse and Spelman students out of their car. ATLANTA – Several Atlanta police officers are no longer facing charges after being arrested for pulling two college students from a car in the … Read more

Glen Lee named DC’s new chief financial officer

Glen Lee named DC’s new chief financial officer

Placeholder while article actions load DC Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) on Monday announced her nominee for the city’s new chief financial officer: Glen Lee, who has spent nearly 30 years in various roles for the city of Seattle, most recently as its finance director. If confirmed, Lee would become the fifth person to occupy … Read more

Monkeypox: Health officials assess response as cases spread | DW News – DW News

Monkeypox: Health officials assess response as cases spread |  DW News – DW News

Monkeypox: Health officials assess response as cases spread | DW NewsDW News Monkeypox Isn’t Looking Like a Covid-Sized ThreatBloomberg WHO expects more cases of monkeypox to emerge globallyReuters PM says Monkeypox ‘has not yet proved fatal’ anywhere in the UKSky News Monkeypox Q&A: how do you catch it and what are the risks? An expert … Read more

3 teenagers shot near school in Philadelphia’s Tioga-Nicetown section

3 teenagers shot near school in Philadelphia’s Tioga-Nicetown section

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – Three teens were shot Monday afternoon just as school was letting out in Philadelphia’s Tioga-Nicetown section. The shooting happened at about 3 pm in the 3900 block of North 17th Street, near Mastery Prep Elementary Charter School, police said. Simon Gratz High School Mastery Charter is also on the block. According to … Read more

NYC agrees to pay $ 7 million to man wrongfully imprisoned for murder – CBS New York

NYC agrees to pay $ 7 million to man wrongfully imprisoned for murder – CBS New York

NYC agrees to pay $ 7 million to man wrongfully imprisoned for murderCBS New York New York City to pay $ 7 million to Grant Williams, Wu-Tang Clan studio worker who was wrongfully convicted in 1996 killingCBS News NYC to pay $ 7M to man wrongfully convicted in 1996 killingThe Associated Press – in Spanish … Read more

Harrison Street Buys Two LA Medical Office Properties for $ 156M – Commercial Observer

Harrison Street Buys Two LA Medical Office Properties for $ 156M – Commercial Observer

Stockdale Capital Partners has sold two Los Angeles medical offices to Harrison Street for $ 156 million. The Chicago-based investment manager Harrison Street picked up 9090 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills and 2825 Santa Monica Boulevard in Santa Monica from Stockdale in a deal that closed late April, according to Stockdale and The Real Deal. … Read more

Maryland Bay Where WWI Ships Were Salvaged Becomes Vibrant Nature Preserve – NBC4 Washington

Maryland Bay Where WWI Ships Were Salvaged Becomes Vibrant Nature Preserve – NBC4 Washington

The largest graveyard of abandoned naval ships in the Western Hemisphere water is now a vibrant nature preserve that can be experienced up close. From the sky, the ships in Mallows Bay on the Charles County, Maryland, side of the Potomac River look like boat-shaped islands. A closer look reveals they are in fact huge … Read more