Missouri poll worker positive for Covid-19 still worked shift, died after Election Day

A Missouri elections supervisor who knew they tested positive for the coronavirus and still worked at a polling site on Election Day has died. The unidentified election judge supervisor in St. Charles County tested positive for the virus on Oct. 30 and failed to isolate for the recommended two-week period, the county said on Thursday. It is unclear what caused the election worker’s death. Instead of isolating as advised … Continue reading Missouri poll worker positive for Covid-19 still worked shift, died after Election Day

‘Fornite’ conquered the video game world. Now, it’s taking on Google and Apple.

Epic Games, the maker of the popular video game “Fortnite,” became locked in a dramatic standoff with Apple and Google on Thursday that immediately renewed questions about the two tech giants’ power over the digital marketplace. The standoff pits Epic Games, a $17 billion gaming company, against the trillion-dollar tech giants over how money flows between the companies — an issue that has also been … Continue reading ‘Fornite’ conquered the video game world. Now, it’s taking on Google and Apple.

‘The Last of Us Part II’ is set in a pandemic-ravaged America. Fans don’t mind.

Since its development was announced in 2016, the post-apocalyptic “The Last of Us Part II” has been one of the most anticipated video games in years. The majority of critics say the game, released June 19, lives up to the hype. Furthermore, the game’s backdrop of an ongoing pandemic provides new relevance to a world once confined to fantasy. “The Last of Us Part II,” … Continue reading ‘The Last of Us Part II’ is set in a pandemic-ravaged America. Fans don’t mind.