Chicago man plunges into Lake Michigan every day for a year

Tired of being cooped up indoors during the pandemic, a 53-year-old Chicago man has found a daily ritual: plunging into the icy cold waters of Lake Michigan. Dan O’Conor, a music fanatic, uses his daily dives to raise awareness for struggling Chicago musicians and venues. Adriana Diaz reports. “CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell” delivers… Continue reading Chicago man plunges into Lake Michigan every day for a year

New York City rich and poor — the inequality crisis | DW Documentary

Even before COVID-19, New York was already defined by a gap between the rich and poor. Yet during the pandemic, wealth has become a determinant of survival. The pandemic hit New York in the spring, with almost 800 people dying from COVID-19 each day in April. The city has been uneasy since then. People’s lives… Continue reading New York City rich and poor — the inequality crisis | DW Documentary

IN FULL: NSW records 172 new cases of COVID-19 | ABC News

Premier Gladys Berejiklian provides an update of COVID-19 cases in NSW, 60 of those were in the community while infectious. NSW recorded 172 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8:00pm yesterday. Read more: Subscribe: ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad,… Continue reading IN FULL: NSW records 172 new cases of COVID-19 | ABC News

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Watch Sky News live. Today’s top stories: First lab tests suggest antibodies from the Pfizer vaccine may be up to 40 times less effective against Omicron than the original COVID strain, Boris Johnson is facing a furious backlash after footage emerged of Number 10 officials joking and laughing about a Christmas party in Downing Street… Continue reading Watch Sky News live

The Streets of New York City Under Quarantine | The New Yorker

Scenes from a day of weirdness in quarantine in New York City as New Yorkers socially distance to avoid spreading the coronavirus. Times Square, Grand Central Station, subways, and streets appear eerily empty while the residents of the five boroughs have taken shelter at home to curb the outbreak of COVID-19. Still haven’t subscribed to… Continue reading The Streets of New York City Under Quarantine | The New Yorker