As the world grapples with the emergence of the new highly transmissible variant of COVID-19, worried scientists in South Africa — where omicron was first identified — are scrambling to combat its lightning spread across the country.
A host of countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada Iran, Japan and the United States, joined others, including the European Union and the U.K. in impose restrictions on southern African countries in response to warnings of the new variant — against the advice of the World Health Organization.
The jury reached its decision after more than 10 hours of deliberations following a trial in which prosecutors argued that the defendants provoked a confrontation with Arbery and defense attorneys said their clients were acting in self-defense.
With Thanksgiving turkeys thawing, holiday shopping is likely next on your to-do list, and Lincoln businesses have a plea for you this season. They’re asking people to make more of an effort to shop local. The Lincoln Chamber of Commerce created a holiday shopping gift guide to help make it easier.