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Live updates: Biden to host Asian American lawmakers after weeks of pressure to diversify administration

3 seconds ago   |   The Washington Post

Cabinet members and other senior administration officials are scheduled to appear Thursday on Capitol Hill for budget and oversight hearings, including one on the...
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‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo Games is still an option amid pandemic fears

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo Games is still an option amid pandemic fears

1 minute ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Toshihiro Nikai, the secretary-general of Japan's ruling party, has said that cancelling the upcoming Tokyo Olympics “remains an option” if the coronavirus pandemic spreads...
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What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing

7 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Most tests should be able to detect the variants of concern, but test developers and health officials must remain vigilant, scientists say.
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This Taiwanese ghost kitchen is going public in Canada with ambitions of bringing Asian virtual brands to the US

This Taiwanese ghost kitchen is going public in Canada with ambitions of bringing Asian virtual brands to the US

10 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Before the pandemic, the restaurant entrepreneur Jason Chen began devising a ghost-kitchen company to support the rapid rise of delivery business at his...
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59 Hinsdale, Clarendon Hills students quarantined after 5 new COVID-19 cases

59 Hinsdale, Clarendon Hills students quarantined after 5 new COVID-19 cases

13 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

HINSDALE, Ill. - Fifty-nine students in west suburban Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills are in quarantine following five new cases of COVID-19. Two students at Clarendon Hills...
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Tucker Carlson Hits Back at Dr. Fauci For Saying Host Spread 'Crazy Conspiracy Theory'

26 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

The Fox News host questioned the effectiveness of coronavirus vaccines. Dr. Fauci pointed to clinical trials involving tens of thousands of people that showed an "overwhelming...
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New round of stimulus includes ‘plus-up' payments

New round of stimulus includes ‘plus-up' payments

34 minutes ago   |   WGAL

WGAL News 8 coronavirus relief coverage
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‘Double mutant' Covid-19 variant alert in India: Experts warn Covishield vaccine ‘no better than water' against some strains

‘Double mutant' Covid-19 variant alert in India: Experts warn Covishield vaccine ‘no better than water' against some strains

49 minutes ago   |   RT

India is scrambling to counter a new hybrid of coronavirus detected in the country, as medical professionals warn that the new strain could be resilient against the...
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The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause Explained

54 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Scores of appointments were canceled after the U.S. called for a halt on the use of the Johnson & Johnson shot. Here's the story behind that decision.
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How New Mexico Became the State With the Highest Rate of Full Vaccinations

54 minutes ago   |   NY Times

New Mexico, which has one of the highest poverty rates in the U.S., is a vaccination pacesetter thanks to decisive political decisions, homegrown technology and cooperation.
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Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored after Coinbase listing

Summary List Placement Bitcoin edged up in volatile trade on Thursday after having fallen by as much as 3.9% from record highs reached the previous day following the public... Read more ...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on its trading debut

Summary List Placement Three Ark Invest funds bought Coinbase shares worth $250 million on their first day of trading. Coinbase closed at $328.28 per share, showing a 31% gain... Read more ...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to their security amid deadly anti-French protests

The French embassy in Pakistan has told its citizens to temporarily leave the country amid increasing anti-French sentiment and action by a now-banned radical Islamist group... Read more ...

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

In response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, and believed to have been aimed at stealing government information, the Biden administration is... Read more ...

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be... Read more ...

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Luka Doncic hit a leaning, lunging 3-pointer as time expired to give the Dallas Mavericks a 114-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night... Read more ...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo Payments

Joel Greenberg made more than 150 payments to dozens of women, including a minor, The Daily Beast reported. Read more ...

Almost perfect: Rodón throws no-hitter after HBP in 9th

Almost perfect: Rodón throws no-hitter after HBP in 9th

CHICAGO - Carlos Rodón threw the second no-hitter of the young baseball season Wednesday night, losing his bid for a perfect game on a hit batter with one out in the ninth... Read more ...

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

CHICAGO - James Ennis scored 22 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bulls... Read more ...