Medical Officials Serving Navajo Make Urgent Plea: Stay Home | Arizona News

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Medical professionals serving the Navajo Nation made an urgent plea to residents Thursday to stay home as coronavirus cases rise, testing the limits of health care on the vast reservation.

“If we don’t stop COVID, we will run out of beds, we will run out of nurses, we will run out of supplies,” said Dr. Loretta Christensen, chief medical officer for the Navajo-area Indian Health Service.

The Navajo Nation has been seeing more cases daily than it did in the spring when it was a national hotspot. The difference now is that cases are rising in all the states that border the reservation — New Mexico, Utah and Arizona — and nationally, and the tribe no longer can draw on the resources it once did.

That has left medical professionals scrambling to find hospitals off the reservation to take in critically

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Chobani employees share the best gifts for home cooks 2020

Most of us have been cooking at home a whole lot more during the pandemic—so chances are there’s someone on your list who would enjoy a food-related gift. To drum up some inspired ideas, we turned to the foodies at Chobani (the beloved Greek yogurt company that has expanded into oat milk, coffee creamers, and even cafes) for some curated suggestions. These are the best food gifts they’ve given, received, or put on their wishlists. Bon appétit!

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The Whole Fish Cookbook, by Josh Niland, $37
I really enjoy this collection of technique-driven recipes, named the James Beard cookbook of 2019, and think it is a must-have for anyone who wants to learn how to cook really great fish. It’s a great read, with beautiful images that help teach the fundamentals, all while capturing the importance of fresh and local ingredients. —Jake Briere, corporate

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Biden wants 100 days of mask-wearing; California set for new stay-at-home order; US passes 14 million cases

The nation’s one-day toll of coronavirus deaths surpassed 3,000 for the first time Wednesday and on Thursday the U.S. recorded its 14 millionth COVID-19 case, milestones showing the pandemic continues to race out of control.

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The death toll of 3,157 came as hospitalizations surpassed 100,000 for the first time. The country has recored 1 million more cases of the virus in less than a week.

However, the daily death number may be inflated by fatalities reported days late because of the Thanksgiving holiday. Even so, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicted the U.S. could reach 450,000 deaths by February.

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“The reality is, December and January and February are going

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After six years and 6bn km, Japan’s Hayabusa2 prepares to bring home cargo of asteroid dust

The last time Hayabusa2 was seen with the naked eye, Barack Obama was president of the United States and Brexit was a distant Europhobe fantasy.

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Six years and three days after its groundbreaking mission began, the Japanese spacecraft will drop a capsule onto the Australian outback carrying pristine asteroid fragments that scientists believe could shed light on the formation of the solar system and the origins of life.

By the time it reaches the skies high over Woomera, South Australia, in the early hours of Sunday, the probe will have completed a round-trip of around 6bn km (3.7bn miles) that included two brief stops on the surface of a moving asteroid.

Related: Rock of ages: how asteroid dust may reveal secrets of life on Earth

The unmanned craft will release the capsule from a height of about 220,000km (136,700 miles), the Japan Aerospace

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49ers head to new home in Arizona to host Bills

Published 6:43 p.m. ET Dec. 3, 2020

The San Francisco 49ers will need to get used to their temporary new home, while the Buffalo Bills will try to put aside the bad memories from their most recent trip to Arizona.

The Niners have relocated to Arizona for three weeks after strict new COVID-19 protocols in their home county prohibited contact sports and practices.

So San Francisco (5-6) packed up its entire operation and headed to the desert where it’s practicing and playing the next two “home” games at the Arizona Cardinals stadium in Glendale, starting with Monday night’s matchup against the AFC East-leading Buffalo Bills (8-3).

“This entire year has been kind of odd, kind of strange,” 49ers linebacker Fred Warner said. “There’s been a lot of change, a lot of different things from a regular NFL season. So this kind of just fits right in.”

The Bills are

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Building Rs 20 Cr turnover company with Rs 20K, how this Nashik entrepreneur grew his interior designing busin

It’s great to dream but to turn dreams into a reality, one needs to hustle.

Behzad Kharas has seen a lot of ups and downs in pursuit of his dream to become an architect. 

He grew up watching his father work as the chief project architect of the current King of Bahrain Sheikh Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa. At a very young age, when Behzad was in Class VI, he had to leave his parents in Bahrain and moved to Nashik with his grandparents due to the First Gulf War.

After pursuing his Class XII exam, Behzad earnestly wanted to pursue architecture, however, due to scoring low in his entrance examination, he was told he could never be an architect. 

But, he didn’t lose hope. 

Behzad re-applied for exams and this time, he stood 56th in the Maharashtra state entrance exams and received a scholarship seat in Mumbai. 

Having topped

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It Was 2 A.M. And George Russell Was In The Bathroom When He Got The Call From Mercedes F1

If you’re in the bathroom at 2 a.m. that usually doesn’t signify good things. For George Russell, though, that happened to be the right place and the right time, as that’s when he got the call to drive for the Mercedes-AMG F1 team at this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix. Russell, a driver for Williams Racing most weekends, will replace Lewis Hamilton, who’s tested positive for COVID-19.

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Here’s how Russell said the call went down, via

“I got a phone call from Toto [Wolff, Mercedes Team Principal] at 2am on Tuesday morning,” said Russell. “I was actually in the bathroom at that moment, which was slightly awkward. He answered the phone and said, ‘George, are you in the bathroom?’ and I said, ‘Sorry, I am in the bathroom’.

“And he said ‘unfortunately Lewis has caught Covid, he’s doing well, he’s healthy and feels fine

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Q&A: SAP and AWS accelerate shift to SAP HANA on cloud-native architecture

SAP is a core workload for many enterprises across the country and the world. In fact, many might consider it the poster child for mission-critical workloads and applications. And many enterprises are starting to run SAP on Amazon Web Services, building on a decade-old relationship between SAP and AWS and accelerating the shift to SAP HANA on cloud-native architecture.

Fernando Castillo (pictured, left), head of worldwide SAP at AWS, and Steven Jones (pictured, right), director of EC2 at AWS, spoke with Dave Vellante, host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s livestreaming studio, during AWS re:Invent. They discussed SAP workloads, customers needs and the migration to AWS(* Disclosure below.)

[Editor’s note: The following has been condensed for clarity.]

What’s going on with SAP on AWS?

Jones: A lot of customers continue to migrate these mission-critical workloads to AWS. And a good example is the U.S. Navy. They moved their entire

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California to Issue Regional Stay-at-Home Orders

California is preparing to issue new stay-at-home orders based on hospital capacity in five regions of the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday.

The orders will be issued once a region’s hospital intensive care unit availability drops below 15%. The orders, which will last three weeks, will mandate the closure of all non-essential businesses, including indoor dining and beauty salons, the Democrat said.

Mr. Newsom said he expects to issue the orders for Southern California, Northern California, Greater Sacramento, and the central San Joaquin Valley in the next week. A stay-at-home order for the San Francisco Bay Area will likely come in mid-late December if current trends continue, he said.

“If we don’t act now our hospital system will be overwhelmed,” Mr. Newsom said, adding that he was “pulling the emergency brake” on the state’s reopening plan to stem the tide of Covid-19 spread.

Mr. Newsom said schools that have

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Billionaire Architecture Is the Real Villain of The Undoing – Slog

The Undoing HBO

The only spoiler in this post concerns contemporary capitalism. As you well know, this economic system has been something of a mystery for over 400 years. In fact, the detective novel is one of its original productions. The culprit at the center of the first detective novel, Wilkie Collins’s sensational The Moonstone? Imperialism. The novel is about the theft of a state-sanctioned theft. Something similar can be said about the HBO murder mystery, The Undoing, which Susanne Bier directed.


The series stars Hugh Grant (an oncologist and husband of Grace Fraser) and Nicole Kidman (a psychiatrist and wife of Jonathan Fraser). Jonathan and Grace have a son, Henry Fraser (Noah Jupe). Grace Fraser’s father, Franklin Reinhardt (Donald Sutherland), has the money that supports the Frasers’s Upper East Side styling. (According to Untapped New York, the “5-floor brick townhouse” in which the Frasers live “is

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