Archive for February 27th, 2021

Report On Khashoggi Killing Prompts Calls For Penalties Against Crown Prince

US & World | | February 27 2021, 8:40 PM

Lawmakers and journalists are calling on President Biden to punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after a report found he had approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Dozens Of Kidnapped Nigerian Students Freed; Hundreds Of Others Still Missing | | February 27 2021, 6:00 PM

The students, who were taken from a school more than a week ago, say they were beaten by the kidnappers. Police are still looking for hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped Friday.

FDA Authorizes Johnson & Johnson's One-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine

Health | | February 27 2021, 5:40 PM

The Food and Drug Administration gave Johnson & Johnson's vaccine the green light for emergency use Saturday, a day after a panel of advisers to the agency endorsed it in a unanimous vote.

At Black History Event, Harris Champions COVID-19 Bill For Its Aid To Black Americans

Politics | | February 27 2021, 1:40 PM

The vice president touted how President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package would benefit Black Americans hit disproportionately hard by the coronavirus.

At Least 25 Dead After Prison Break In Haiti In Which Hundreds Of Inmates Escaped

US & World | | February 27 2021, 9:20 AM

As of late Friday, more than 200 inmates were still on the run, according to authorities. The outbreak is another setback for a country gripped by political turmoil and gang violence.

Search For Coyote Continues After Several Attacks In The San Francisco Bay Area

Environment & Science | | February 27 2021, 7:40 AM

At least five people have reported being bitten. The unusual behavior has residents worried and wildlife authorities working overtime to capture the animal.

Scientists Talked To People In Their Dreams. They Answered | | February 27 2021, 7:00 AM

Scientists have found that two-way communication is possible with someone who is asleep and dreaming. Specifically, lucid dreaming — dreaming while being aware you're dreaming.

The Power Is Back On In Texas. Now Comes The Recovery, And It Won't Be Cheap | | February 27 2021, 4:20 AM

From potential long-term rate hikes to repairs of broken pipes, Texans could be paying for years after the state's devastating blackouts.

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