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18 Hours of Omicron Chaos at Schiphol Airport

13 hours ago   |   Wired

On November 25, two planes took off from South Africa for Amsterdam. By the time they landed, the Omicron variant had thrown the world into chaos.
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The CDC orders airlines to reveal identities of travelers who have recently visited southern Africa

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Passengers gather near Delta airline's counter as they check-in their luggage at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., May 23, 2021...
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Charlie Baker Exiting 2022 Race Gives Democrats 'Remarkable Chance' at Mass. Governorship

15 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"There's not an obvious Republican with statewide prominence who could step up and fill those shoes at this time," a political science professor told Newsweek.
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How Science Will Solve the Omicron Variant's Mysteries

16 hours ago   |   Wired

So far, panic about the mysterious new Covid variant has outpaced actual information. Here's what scientists around the world are trying to uncover.
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Covax head says rich countries should prioritize global vaccination over booster shots: 'Where is the science that suggests three-month boosters make sense?'

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Workers load boxes Covid-19 vaccines, part of the the Covax program, in Antananarivo, Madagascar, on May 8, 2021. MAMYRAEL/AFP via Getty Images The head of WHO's global vaccine...
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More Companies Offer Fertility Benefits. It's Only the Beginning

20 hours ago   |   Wired

Employer support for staff who wish to freeze their eggs has great potential-but broader support for parents still lags behind.
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Trust in Science and Scientists Increased Globally, Poll Finds

20 hours ago   |   NY Times

An international survey found that the pandemic had enhanced public faith in researchers and science, up from 2018.
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Welcome to the Meatspace

21 hours ago   |   Wired

Reactor-grown nuggets, human-edited genetic code, and new mRNA technologies could change our relationship to life itself.
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Ted Cruz called Dr Fauci 'the most dangerous bureaucrat' after the healthcare expert said he represented science

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex. Ken Cedeno/AFP via Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz ripped into NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci for saying he represented science. In a Tuesday interview, he...
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Judge blocks Biden's COVID-19 vaccination mandate for federal contractors in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

President Joe Biden speaks at Dakota County Technical College, in Rosemount, Minn., Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster President Joe Biden issued a COVID-19...
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COVID-19 Live Updates: U.S. Hit by First Case of Omicron Variant, South...

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Red Sox make flurry of moves before MLB lockout

Red Sox make flurry of moves before MLB lockout

The Boston Red Sox signed free agent left-handers Rich Hill and James Paxton on Wednesday night and reacquired outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. from Milwaukee in a trade that sent... Read more ...

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Rights group says Myanmar forces purposely killed protesters

Human Rights Watch says the killing of at least 65 protesters in Myanmar's biggest city on March 14 this year was planned and premeditated Read more ...

WTA Says It Is Suspending Tournaments in China Over Lingering Concerns About...

The suspension of all WTA tournaments in China because of concerns about the safety of Peng Shuai, a Grand Slam doubles champion who accused a former government official there... Read more ...