BEIJING — The cracks are starting to form. First, there were stories of athletes missing the Olympics entirely because of COVID tests failed before they ever got onto a plane. Next, there were the athletes who tested positive while in China, including Team USA flag bearer Elana Meyers Taylor. Now, […]

Facing the surge in COVID-19 cases fueled by the spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant, some colleges are upgrading their face-masking requirements for the spring semester. They say cloth masks will no longer be sufficient and are mandating KN95s or other medical-grade masks instead. The University of Southern California […]