LDS Church issues strongest plea yet: Wear masks and get vaccinated – Salt Lake Tribune

Amid a surge in coronavirus variants, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a strong call Thursday to its members to wear masks “in public meetings whenever social distancing is not possible” and to “be vaccinated.” “We find ourselves fighting a war against the ravages of COVID-19 and its variants,” the governing First … Read more

Chicago police official skipped ‘sacred’ ritual at slain cop’s send-off – New York Post

The second-in-command of the Chicago police force ignored a “sacred” ritual by skipping the playing of bagpipes during the final send-off for slain Officer Ella French – impatiently declaring, “We don’t have 20 minutes for this s—.” First Deputy Police Superintendent Eric Carter enraged cops who gathered Saturday night to bid farewell to the late … Read more

Android 12 Beta 4: Lockscreen adopts Google Sans for Now Playing, tweaks Cards & Passes, lock icons – 9to5Google

Android 12 Beta 4 has added a fair volume of new features and functions, but the lockscreen has seen a trio of tweaks that include the brand new Google Sans font for the Now Playing feature, plus some improved icons for other existing features. We’ve done a deep dive into just what makes this latest … Read more

Fauci: Everyone will need COVID vaccine booster shots ‘sooner or later’ – Fox News

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci warned during a press briefing on Thursday that a booster shot will be required for everyone “sooner or later” to ensure that the durability of protection from COVID-19 vaccines continues.  “As we mentioned, we are evaluating … Read more