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Biden Administration To Spend $1.7 Billion Track Spread Of Coronavirus Variants

Biden Administration To Spend $1.7 Billion Track Spread Of Coronavirus Variants

23 seconds ago   |   NPR

With a more contagious variant now dominant in the U.S., the country's genomic surveillance capacity is getting a major boost. (Image credit: Michael Robinson Chavez/The...
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What Happened When the U.S. Government Tried to Make the Immigration System Digital

4 minutes ago   |   Slate

One field office made a video of themselves kicking a computer with “ELIS,” as the digital system was named, taped to it on paper.
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U.S. maintains strong vaccination pace as some states inch toward 50% of residents with a shot

4 minutes ago   |   CNBC

The rate of daily U.S. vaccine doses reported administered held above 3 million Thursday, and in some states, nearly 50% of residents have gotten a shot.
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GM and LG to spend $2.3 billion on second EV battery plant in U.S

24 minutes ago   |   CNBC

The facility will support production of GM's upcoming Cadillac Lyriq crossover and other future EVs at a nearby assembly plant.
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Will You Need a Booster Shot of the COVID-19 Vaccine?

56 minutes ago   |   Time

When the first COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna were authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in December 2020, most people breathed a sigh of...
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What to Do With U.S. Forces in the Persian Gulf

What to Do With U.S. Forces in the Persian Gulf

1 hour ago   |   Foreign Policy

As the United States leaves Afghanistan, the question of troops in the Middle East to support the Afghan mission looms large.
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Dr. Scott Gottlieb explains why he believes Covid won't be eradicated in U.S. like smallpox

1 hour ago   |   CNBC

Americans do not "seem to be prepared" to do what's necessary to stamp out Covid, former FDA chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC.
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Indian vaccine maker asks US to ease export curbs

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

The chief executive of Serum Institute of India, the world's largest maker of vaccines and a critical supplier of the U.N.-backed COVAX facility, asked President Joe Biden on...
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The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'Thunder Force' to 'Saving Private Ryan'

The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'Thunder Force' to 'Saving Private Ryan'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement 9. "Two Distant Strangers" Description : "In this Oscar-nominated short film, a man trying to go home to his dog gets stuck in a time loop that forces...
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The U.S. Cities With The Highest Homeless Populations In 2020

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Last year, one out of every four people experiencing homelessness in the United States did so in either New York City or Los Angeles.
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Pentagon says this video taken by Navy is indeed a UFO

Pentagon says this video taken by Navy is indeed a UFO

The Defense Department confirms this video, taken in 2019, is the real thing: A legitimate UFO. Read more ...

Biden meets with his first foreign leader. Japan's prime minister heads to...

Biden meets with his first foreign leader. Japan's prime minister heads to the White House

The two leaders are looking to counter messaging from Chinese President Xi Jinping that America and democracies in general are on the decline. Read more ...

Morgan Stanley handily beats first-quarter trading and investment-banking...

Morgan Stanley handily beats first-quarter trading and investment-banking estimates - but a $911 million loss tied to Archegos overshadows the strong report

Summary List Placement Morgan Stanley 's first-quarter earnings report beat analyst estimates in every major category, but the strong reults were overshadowed by a $911 million... Read more ...

Facing backlash, Simon & Schuster won't distribute book by officer involved...

Facing backlash, Simon & Schuster won't distribute book by officer involved in Breonna Taylor's death

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Johnson & Johnson asked other drugmakers to help it study blood-clot risks...

Johnson & Johnson asked other drugmakers to help it study blood-clot risks, and Moderna and Pfizer refused, report says

Summary List Placement Johnson & Johnson privately contacted other drugmakers producing COVID-19 vaccines to join a study into the potential risk of blood clots, but Pfizer and... Read more ...

Iran successfully produces 60%-enriched uranium days after ‘act of sabotage'...

Iran successfully produces 60%-enriched uranium days after ‘act of sabotage' at Natanz nuclear facility

Iran has produced 60%-enriched uranium at its Natanz nuclear facility, country's senior officials have said. The facility was hit by an “act of sabotage” that Tehran blamed on... Read more ...

Iran has successfully produced 60% enriched uranium, top politician says...

Iran has successfully produced 60% enriched uranium, top politician says - its highest level ever

Summary List Placement The speaker of Iran's parliament said the country had successfully enriched uranium to its highest level yet. Mohammad Qalibaf tweeted on Friday morning... Read more ...

Paul Pogba reignites feud with Jose Mourinho, accuses former Man Utd boss of...

Paul Pogba reignites feud with Jose Mourinho, accuses former Man Utd boss of treating players ‘like they don't exist'

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has reopened his rift with Jose Mourinho, laying into his former manager by claiming he “goes against” players and treats them "like... Read more ...

Nearly 1,300 COVID-19 cases reported in Massachusetts students, staff

Nearly 1,300 COVID-19 cases reported in Massachusetts students, staff

Massachusetts schools are seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases in students and staff. Read more ...

9 Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Sentenced For 2019 Protests

9 Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Sentenced For 2019 Protests

Nine activists and lawmakers were sentenced to prison terms Friday for their participation in the 2019 anti-government protests. Read more ...