Minnesota hospital flags potentially defective N95 respirator masks: Report

Business law attorney Seth Berenzweig provides insight into why companies should pay their workers extra to get the coronavirus vaccine. A hospital center in Minnesota has encountered potential problems with…

‘What the hell is wrong with them?’: Biden rips Republicans for refusing to don masks during siege

President-elect Joe Biden is taking aim at some Republican members of Congress who refused to wear masks while huddling in secure rooms last week during the storming of the Capitol.…

Best of CES: Smart masks, LG rollable phone, flying Cadillac

The technology show CES 2021 had the usual high-tech parade of TVs, laptops, phones and robots, but masks made this year’s event different. Here are some of the highlights of CES 2021, which ends…

Not only goalies wear masks: NHL coaches must cover faces

Winnipeg coach Paul Maurice struggled to blow a whistle while wearing a mask. Barry Trotz couldn’t see if one of his New York Islanders players was skating toward him because…

Jayapal tests positive for COVID-19, criticizes some Republicans for ‘cruelly’ not wearing masks

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., took to Twitter early Tuesday to announce that she has been diagnosed with COVID-19, and excoriated several Republicans locked down with her during last week’s riot…

Alaska Airlines may ban 14 passengers who refused masks, exhibited ‘unacceptable’ behavior on flight from DC

Alaska Airlines may soon be banning more than a dozen passengers whose behavior was deemed “unacceptable” on a recent flight from Washington, D.C., to Seattle. An airline spokesperson confirmed that…

CES 2021 preview: 5G, TVs and yes, masks

CES 2021 will be a virtual event this year as the latest in tech vies for attention, while dealing with the coronavirus pandemic impacting the globe. “Masks of all kinds,…

Boston U. men, women wear masks in wins over Holy Cross

The Boston University men’s and women’s basketball teams opened their seasons on Monday wearing masks — not just on the sidelines, but during their games. Daman Tate had 28 points,…

Pennsylvania asks fishermen to stop tossing masks in water

Pennsylvania authorities are urging people to stop abandoning coronavirus protective masks in the state’s streams in response to a litter problem. Borrowing a line from Dr. Seuss’ children’s book “The Lorax,”…