The Latest: Wyoming governor sticks with ending mask mandate
— Wyoming’s governor is rejecting a call by President Joe Biden for states to reimpose mask orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Coronavirus cases nationwide are on the rise, but infections in Wyoming have fallen off sharply since December. Tribal health officials said that the United Kingdom strain was confirmed in a sample obtained in the western part of the reservation. State health officials on Monday announced more than 1 million people in the state, about 17% of Wisconsin’s population, have completed their vaccination cycles. AdThe COVID-related hospitalizations dropped to 549 on Monday, far below the pandemic record of 5,082 on Jan. 11, according to the state’s pandemic dashboard.
Thandie Newton Says She Turned Down Charlies Angels After Producer Made Racist Comments
Thandie Newton is explaining why she passed on a major film role. "One of the biggest movies I didnt end up doing was because the director said to me, 'I cant wait for this. She also names former Sony studio head Amy Pascal, claiming she made racially insensitive comments about Newton's part. Shes like, 'Well, you know, the character, as written, shes been to university and is educated.' Though Newton doesn't reveal which character she'd been offered in the film, it seems likely it was the role of Alex, which went to Lucy Liu.