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The Food and Drug Administration greenlights the biotech firm’s vaccine for emergency use in the U.S. The move bolsters a vast inoculation effort that’s already underway.
At least, that’s how it will look to someone craning their head aloft. On the winter solstice, the pair of gas giants will appear closer to each other in the night sky than they have in centuries.
The president’s decision to grant clemency to his longtime confidant drew vehement criticism from Democratic lawmakers. Republicans largely kept silent, with one notable exception: Sen. Mitt Romney.
The request for an injunction to block publication says the book compromises national security. But after a federal court order Saturday, the tell-all remains on track for a Tuesday release.
The video, which condemns “fake news,” fakes a CNN segment from last year. Twitter’s move is unlikely to go unnoticed by Trump, who has vehemently resisted the company’s fact-checking attempts.
The ICC recently announced it was looking into war crimes allegations against the U.S. in Afghanistan. Now, the Trump administration is pushing back with an executive order targeting ICC staff.
Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis officer who planted a knee on the black man’s neck, has been detained by state officials. For days, a video of the arrest has elicited fury across the country.
Three members of the White House coronavirus task force — FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn, CDC Director Robert Redfield and NIAID Director Anthony Fauci — are isolating themselves for two weeks.
The strike followed President Trump’s call with the Taliban, during which he says they agreed “we don’t want violence.” Still, the group has led a wave of attacks since signing the landmark deal.
Executions had been set to resume next month after a 16-year pause. A federal judge halted the sentences as inmates challenge the government’s lethal injection protocol.
The NCAA says it’s only starting to work out the details of how athletes would be compensated. The governing body’s decision Tuesday reverses course on its longstanding objection to the idea.
The largest-ever federal action related to the U.S. opioid crisis is on the cusp of its first trial next week — and it’s complicated. So here’s a brief(ish) explainer breaking it all down.
President Trump and Vice President Pence are expected to formally reestablish the U.S. Space Command on Thursday. It’s not the Space Force they want, but they intend it as a step in that direction.
The number of cases worldwide leaped more than 30 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to the World Health Organization and the CDC. And they say the rise has roots in failures to vaccinate children.
While the small community coped with a mass shooting Thursday, two dangerous blazes began nearby. Now firefighters are scrambling to contain them — as yet another fire rages hundreds of miles north.
When voters cast ballots Monday, they hoped to usher in a new era after Robert Mugabe’s ouster. But mounting doubts about the election’s integrity have brewed deadly unrest in the country’s capital.
The Justice Department had requested changes to a settlement that bars the detention of children for more than 20 days. But a judge dismissed the move as a “cynical attempt” to shift responsibility.
At midnight, U.S. tariffs took effect on $34 billion worth of imported Chinese goods — and Beijing responded quickly. The tit for tat marks a significant escalation in the countries’ trade dispute.
When Raul Castro passed Miguel Diaz-Canel the job, the Communist Party stalwart became Cuba’s first president not named Castro in decades. Still, Diaz-Canel says he isn’t planning radical reforms.
Another five people were also injured in the attack, which authorities say was undertaken by a 15-year-old student Tuesday. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says both of those killed were also 15.
The pharmaceutical giant said it would be abandoning its neuroscience development programs and allocating its spending elsewhere. The move also means the company will be laying off some 300 employees.
Trebek had the operation last month to treat a subdural hematoma that developed after he fell. The longtime game show host said Thursday he expects to be back in the studio “very, very soon.”
The actor and singer starred as Pyle for years — first in The Andy Griffith Show, then in Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Nabors parlayed the stardom of the beloved goof into a long career on stage, TV and film.