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The third COVID-19 vaccine authorized for use in the U.S. requires one shot instead of two, and works a slightly different way from the others. Here's what we know about its safety and effectiveness.
The Capitol Police is alert for a possible attack from militia members. There are currently 5,200 Guard members in the Capitol following the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol building.
Trump appointee Michael Pack hoped to fire top executives who challenged him at the U.S. Agency for Global Media. When he couldn't, Pack paid a high-profile law firm millions to investigate them.
The new changes come after leaders agreed to narrow the income eligibility for those getting the next round of stimulus checks, as some moderate Democrats wanted. GOP amendments are expected to fail.
The court's 5-to-3 ruling came in the case of a man who had lived in the U.S. for 25 years but who had used a fake Social Security card to get a job as a janitor.
Oil prices have risen remarkably over the last few months. Now the powerful oil cartel is keeping a lid on supply in an attempt to push crude prices even higher.
Movie theaters in New York City are reopening after nearly a year. And the decisions has consequences for the entire globaly output of Hollywood.
Scotch whisky and other goods have been subject to a 25% tariff. The levies cost companies hundreds of millions of dollars in lost exports, according to the Scotch industry.
India's homegrown COVID-19 vaccine has been controversial because the Indian government approved its use before clinical trials showed it works. Now data is finally out.
Did you even know the U.S. has a malaria czar? Who himself had malaria as a kid? We interview Dr. Raj Panjabi, newly appointed by President Joe Biden.
The Transportation Department's inspector general referred the findings to the Justice Department in December of 2020. The DOJ declined to open its own investigation into the matter.
Netflix's new animated series takes the cheesiness out Guillermo del Toro's giant-robots-vs.-giant-monsters franchise; more's the pity.
A San Diego judge said Kellen Winslow II preyed on especially vulnerable women, including a homeless woman and an unconscious teen.
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DC Latest: House Cancels Session Due To Security Concerns, But Senate Stays On The Hill To Vote On COVID Relief| March 04 2021, 9:35 AM
The Capitol Police have requested that members of the National Guard continue to provide security at the U.S. Capitol for another two months, The Associated Press has learned. Defense officials say the new proposal is being reviewed by the Pentagon.
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, we speak with nurse and UCLA professor Kristen R Choi.
Shaquille O’Neal has one, as does Serena Williams and former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. What exactly are SPACs, the investment trend that’s grown popular among the wealthiest Americans during the pandemic?
We sit down with KPCC health reporter Jackie Fortiér to discuss her coverage of the pandemic in the last year: the major stories she’s followed, the challenges and her personal and professional takeaways.
Last month, the documentary “Framing Britney Spears” reignited a cultural conversation about misogyny, the superstars’ treatment by a ruthless tabloid press and the complicity of all of us who consumed the story.