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But Dr. Francis Collins says it's unlikely a vaccine will be approved before late November. He also urges people to trust health experts like Anthony Fauci who "don't really have an ax to grind."
"This brutal and brazen crime was the culmination of weeks of planning and conspiratorial actions," says a lawsuit filed in a U.S. court Tuesday.
On an eight-hour Emirates flight, with mask-wearing enforced, a whopping 27 coronavirus-positive people boarded the plane in Dubai. Guess how many passengers got infected?
Like many college classes, ROTC training is mostly online because of the pandemic. But some cadets have resumed limited in-person training.
The tourist economy in Hawaii has been decimated by the pandemic, with 1 in 6 people there unemployed. Now, the state hopes new traveler testing protocols will help bring visitors back to its beaches.
The former mining town has watched its name transform from an asset in the late 1800s to a liability in recent decades. Residents voted to change the name to Val-des-Sources, or valley of the springs.
Under the lockdown, nonessential retail businesses will be closed, and restaurants and bars will be takeout only. Residents are to stay within about a 3-mile radius of their homes.
The antitrust lawsuit against Google is the most significant action the federal government has taken against a technology company in two decades. Google calls the lawsuit "deeply flawed."
The mandate is a victory for Virginia Giuffre, who has publicly accused Maxwell of helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse her when she was a minor.
Proponents say that such controversial "human challenge" studies can speed up vaccine development. But others cite ethical concerns.
The Affordable Care Act's future is uncertain and there's no end in sight to the pandemic. But for the 2021 insurance year consumers can expect to see modest increases in prices, if any.
Researchers launched a major study of an experimental Alzheimer's drug this summer. They also learned a lot about how to protect participants who must make frequent visits to a medical center.
Many U.S. colleges have lecture halls named after respected scientists who also promoted racial theories or practices that are now rejected. And increasingly, their names are being removed.
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San Francisco’s Supervisors are set to vote today on the “Caution Against Racial and Exploitative Non-Emergencies” or CAREN Act, which gives the targets of racist 9-1-1 calls the right to sue the caller.
The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers.
Unemployment AMA: What Can Unemployed Californians Expect Without Another Stimulus, And What Are Your Questions For The EDD Process?| October 20 2020, 9:37 AM
Seven months into the pandemic, large numbers of Californians are still applying for unemployment and attempting to navigate the convoluted process to receive payments.
The World Series matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays is a rare meeting of baseball’s best for the title, and a matchup of organizations with Andrew Friedman’s imprint.