Latest Protocols News

Scientists see silver lining in fed's efforts at Lake Powell

Jan. 15, 2022 08:02 AM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced last week that it plans to adjust management protocols for the Colorado River in early 2022 to reduce monthly releases from Lake Powell in an effort to keep the reservoir from dropping farther below 2021′s historic lows. ...

Chicago teachers accept COVID deal, keeping kids in school

Jan. 12, 2022 20:13 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Students in the nation's third-largest school district returned to classrooms Wednesday after Chicago Public Schools canceled five days of classes amid a standoff with the teachers' union over COVID-19 safety protocols. Their return happened the same day the full...

Veteran safety Eric Weddle rejoining LA Rams for playoffs

Jan. 12, 2022 16:14 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Safety Eric Weddle is coming out of retirement to rejoin the Los Angeles Rams for the playoffs. Weddle turned 37 last week, and he hasn't played in the NFL since the 2019 season, but the Rams signed him to their practice squad Wednesday to address their glaring...

Chicago union leaders OK plan to resume in-person class

Jan. 10, 2022 23:35 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Students are poised to return to Chicago Public Schools after leaders of the teachers union approved a plan with the nation's third-largest district late Monday over COVID-19 safety protocols, ending a bitter standoff that canceled classes for five days. While...

Top US pairs skaters withdraw from nations due to COVID-19

Jan. 05, 2022 23:54 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Defending champions Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier withdrew from the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Wednesday night when he tested positive for COVID-19. The pairs event begins Thursday at what amounts to the U.S. trials for the Beijing Olympic...

CDC warns against cruises, regardless of vaccination status

Dec. 30, 2021 19:31 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned people on Thursday not to go on cruises, regardless of their vaccination status, because of onboard outbreaks fueled by the omicron variant. The CDC said it has more than 90 cruise ships under investigation or...

Canadian bobsled team dealing with coronavirus issues

Dec. 29, 2021 20:10 PM EST

The Canadian bobsled team is dealing with a coronavirus problem, announcing Wednesday that 10 sliders and three staff members have been placed into health and safety protocols. That announcement came two days before the start of a World Cup sliding weekend in Sigulda, Latvia. Only...

Curry, Warriors beat Suns 116-107 to regain top spot in NBA

Dec. 25, 2021 20:54 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Golden State Warriors kept it close despite being short-handed, setting the stage for a player to take over down the stretch. One did — and it wasn't Stephen Curry. Otto Porter Jr. took late-game honors. Curry had 33 points, Porter scored seven...

US sports leagues cope with COVID-19 outbreaks amid variants

Dec. 16, 2021 01:15 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — U.S. sports leagues are seeing rapidly increasing COVID-19 outbreaks with dozens of players in health and safety protocols, amid an ongoing surge by the delta variant of the coronavirus and rising cases of the highly transmissible omicron mutation. Both the NBA and...

Blues score 3 in 3rd, win 4-1 to snap Stars' home streak

Dec. 15, 2021 00:19 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Justin Faulk, Ryan O’Reilly and Vladimir Tarasenko all scored in the third period as the St. Louis Blues beat Dallas 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Stars’ eight-game home winning streak. Colton Parayko also scored and Charlie Lindgren, a recent call-up from...