LAST YEAR: The first year of the post-Tom Brady era in New England began with high hopes after the team signed 2015 MVP Cam Newton to a one-year deal to succeed the six-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback after he signed with Tampa Bay. The Patriots started 2-1, but things with south fast after Newton contracted COVID-19 prior to their Week 4 matchup with Kansas City. New England lost that game and four straight overall as Newton returned but struggled to command the offense.
The Vatican closed out 2020 with a deficit of 66.3 million euros ($78 million), which was better than projected and even lower than pre-pandemic 2019, according to figures released Saturday. The Vatican’s economy minister, the Rev. Juan Antonio Guerrero Alves, credited lower spending and a milder-than-expected drop in revenues for the results. The shortfall was narrower than the range forecast by the Vatican, which was between 68 million euros and 146 million euros.
As new COVID cases in Florida surge, residents in its rural Big Bend, where vaccination rates are extremely low, are quickly falling ill.