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16/06/2021
Npr: 'Forget The Alamo' Author Says We Have The Texas Origin Story All Wrong...
In a new book, Bryan Burrough and co-writers Chris Tomlinson and Jason Stanford challenge the historical lore of the Alamo — including the story that Davy Crockett refused to surrender. [Read more]
16/06/2021
Rt international: EU states recommend loosening of Covid travel restrictions for Americans...
Member states of the European Union (EU) decided on Wednesday to begin loosening restrictions for travelers from the United States. br [Read more]
16/06/2021
Cbs news: News of Mindy Kaling's "Scooby Doo" spinoff spurs reactions...
Velma, like Kaling, will be of East Asian descent and some on Twitter have shared racist opinions on this choice. [Read more]
16/06/2021
New York times: Covid has claimed more than 600,000 lives in the U.S....
The once-unthinkable number comes as the country's fight against Covid-19 has made big gains but remains unfinished, with millions not yet vaccinated. [Read more]
16/06/2021
Voa news: NASA, ESA Astronauts Take Space Walk to Install Solar Panels on ISS ...
Panels will provide boost in power from 160 kilowatts to 215 kilowatts [Read more]
16/06/2021
Bbc: US Senate votes to make Juneteenth a holiday...
Democratic and Republican senators hail the rare bipartisan measure in the evenly split chamber. [Read more]
16/06/2021
Nbc news: 'I am not John Doe': Victims of abusive UofM athletic doctor demand investigation...
"I am a man, a Michigan man, say my name," said former football player Jon Vaughn, who came out publicly as one of Dr. Robert Anderson's victims. [Read more]
16/06/2021
Abc news: Utah state attorney sorry for email rant to LGBT councilman...
A Utah state attorney angry about being awakened from a nap has apologized for sending an expletive-laden email to an LGBT politician campaigning to be the first Asian American elected to the Salt Lak [Read more]
16/06/2021
Cnn: Biden cancels $500 million in student debt for victims of for-profit school fraud...
The Department of Education is canceling $500 million in student loan debt for 18,000 former ITT Tech students defrauded by the now defunct for-profit college, another step the Biden administration is [Read more]
16/06/2021
Fox news: New Yorker mag knocks AG Garland for striving towards 'fairness and neutrality' in cases involving Trump...
The New Yorker appeared to have taken a swipe against Attorney General Merrick Garland over his "fairness and neutrality" stance towards recent DOJ decisions involving former President Trump. [Read more]
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17/06/2021
The trial, which included 40,000 volunteers, estimated that CureVac's mRNA vaccine had an efficacy of just 47 percent. Here's the latest on Covid-19. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Emergent BioSolutions was awarded a $628 million federal contract with no competitive bidding. Top executives received big bonuses while factories mostly sat idle and tens of millions of Covid-19 doses were thrown away. [Read more]
17/06/2021
The president is in Cornwall, England, to meet with other leaders of wealthy democracies. [Read more]
17/06/2021
His development of advanced analytical techniques formed the basis for M.R.I. technology used in hospitals and helped chemists determine the structure of complex molecules. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Emergent BioSolutions was awarded a $628 million federal contract with no competitive bidding. Top executives received big bonuses while factories mostly sat idle and tens of millions of Covid-19 doses were thrown away. [Read more]
17/06/2021
The results were a blow to hopes that the vaccine could help meet the world's urgent need. “This is pretty devastating' for the company, one expert said. [Read more]
17/06/2021
The pandemic revealed the glaring weaknesses of the world's premier public health agency — and just how much work it would take to reform it. [Read more]
17/06/2021
The move is one of the Justice Department's most significant reversals of a Trump-era policy. [Read more]
17/06/2021
The standstill in Washington has left many Democrats feeling impatient, a new poll suggests. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Vice President Kamala Harris called Democratic members of the Texas Legislature “American patriots' on Wednesday, due to their success in holding off a Republican voter restriction bill in Texas last month. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Academics believe that increases in the number of Americans familiar with the holiday, which commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S., may be a result of last summer's protests against racism. [Read more]
17/06/2021
The Open starts this week, and these are the five players, including Phil Mickelson, to keep your eyes on. [Read more]
17/06/2021
This year's event is at Torrey Pines, which is owned by San Diego, but the U.S.G.A. may create a rotation that skips such courses. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Using a Supreme Court ruling as its guide, the department issued guidance that discrimination against gay and transgender students was prohibited under the 1972 law. [Read more]
17/06/2021
Paul, the Phoenix Suns guard, could miss at least a part of the Western Conference finals. [Read more]