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Column: The lab-leak origin claim for COVID-19 is in the news, but it's still fact-free

11 days ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

The lab-leak hypothesis for COVID-19 is getting lots of attention, but there remains no evidence for the claim that COVID-19 originated in a laboratory in China or anywhere else.
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'Can you believe this?': Emails show how alarmed DOJ leaders were by Trump...

'Can you believe this?': Emails show how alarmed DOJ leaders were by Trump officials' obsession with overturning the election

Summary List Placement Senior officials at the Justice Department expressed deep frustration with top Trump officials' fixation on the election results in the final days of... Read more ...

On Instagram, Alex Rodriguez Says New Owners Will Keep Timberwolves In Minnesota

On Instagram, Alex Rodriguez Says New Owners Will Keep Timberwolves In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS - Alex Rodriguez, future majority owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves, said on Instagram Tuesday he plans to keep the team in Minnesota. In the comments of a video... Read more ...

DraftKings stock falls after Hindenburg Research warns of black market link

DraftKings stock falls after Hindenburg Research warns of black market link

Shares of sports betting powerhouse DraftKings tanked Tuesday morning as a short seller alleged the company has exposure to international black-market gambling and organized crime. Read more ...

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott gifts $40M to UCF

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott gifts $40M to UCF

The money is the largest gift in the university's history. Read more ...

New York lifts 'virtually all' COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately...

New York lifts 'virtually all' COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately, Gov. Cuomo announces

Summary List Placement Coming out to a standing ovation in Manhattan's One World Trade Center, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that because the state hit his required... Read more ...

Hedge funds expect to hold $310 billion in cryptocurrencies within 5 years...

Hedge funds expect to hold $310 billion in cryptocurrencies within 5 years - more than 7% of their assets

Summary List Placement Hedge fund bosses are planning to ramp up their holdings of cryptocurrencies, predicting that an average of 7.2% of their assets under management will be... Read more ...

Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones praises bitcoin, warns of rising...

Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones praises bitcoin, warns of rising inflation, and flags the 'Buffett indicator' in a new interview. Here are the 10 best quotes

Summary List Placement Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones trumpeted bitcoin, expressed concern about the "Buffett indicator" hitting record highs, and called on the Federal... Read more ...

US stocks hover near record high as investors await Fed comments on inflation

US stocks hover near record high as investors await Fed comments on inflation

Summary List Placement US stocks hovered near record highs Tuesday as investors await comments from the Federal Open Market Committee about a timetable for scaling back on its... Read more ...

House lawmakers published emails showing Trump's chief of staff Mark Meadows...

House lawmakers published emails showing Trump's chief of staff Mark Meadows pressuring the DOJ to investigate bogus 2020 election-fraud claims

Summary List Placement House lawmakers have released emails that show former President Donald Trump's chief of staff pressuring top Department of Justice officials to... Read more ...

China insists there is 'no abnormality' in the radiation levels at a nuclear...

China insists there is 'no abnormality' in the radiation levels at a nuclear power plant after reports of a leak

Summary List Placement China denied that there were heightened radiation levels around its Taishan Nuclear Power Plant after a report said its part-owner had warned of a... Read more ...