Documents released on Wednesday indicated that the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine is overall safe and highly effective. An independent advisory panel voted Friday to recommend emergency use authorization for the vaccine. (8/12)
Gunmen in Nigeria released 42 people, including 27 schoolboys, who were kidnapped from their boarding school last week. Meanwhile, more than 300 schoolgirls abducted Friday remain missing
Dr. Mae Jemison, the first Black woman to travel into space, and Taylor Richardson, a speaker, activist and aspiring scientist, talk to @rehemaellis about the history of Black women in STEM and the importance of inspiring the next generation.
Number who have COVID-19 vaccine in Britain reaches 19.7 million
“We have no time to waste. If we act now, decisively, quickly and boldly, we can finally get ahead of this virus,” President Biden says after the House of Representatives voted to approve his $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package.
China and Russia show their true colors: 1. China says "the international community should respect Myanmar’s sovereignty." 2. Russia says "nations should not intervene in the 'exclusively internal process.'” In other words, do nothing, accept the coup.
The FBI has identified a suspect it's focusing on in the death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, according to law enforcement officials
Pres. Biden: "When a crisis hits our states, like the one that hit Texas, it's not a Republican or a Democrat who is hurting, it's our fellow Americans who are hurting. And it's our job to help everyone in need."
Captain Sir Tom Moore begins his final journey as his funeral cortege arrives for the private ceremony As the coffin arrived at the crematorium, an honour guard fired three volleys and a World War Two-era plane performed a flypast
Beijing pretends it stands with the people of Myanmar, but each night for more than a week unregistered flights have been transporting unknown goods and personnel from China to Myanmar. The junta "is trying very hard to hide the flights."
EXCLUSIVE: Hunter Biden was living with his brother Beau's widow while sending raunchy texts to her married SISTER
@RepJones , one of the first openly LGBTQ Black members of Congress, supports the o #EqualityAct the House floor: "To grow up poor, Black and gay is to not see yourself anywhere. It is also to feel completely unseen as so many people around invalidate your very existence."
NEW: There are some disastrous aspects of what went wrong with security on Jan. 6, but it all seemed to culminate in this 2:28 p.m. conference call, when the Pentagon heard pleas for help — and didn't respond for hours. Per Sund:
BACK IN THE WATER: Thousands of previously cold-stunned sea turtles are being returned to the Gulf of Mexico after volunteers in Texas rescued them from freezing temperatures amid two historic winter storms.
A telling moment. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to President Biden just now: "U.S. leadership has been sorely missed over the past years."