Trump says "Like it or not, we are becoming a Communist country" and calls the Green New Deal "Green New Bulls---."
The Biden administration previously said there wasn't enough evidence for a booster. Now, the Chief Medical Officer on the Covid-19 vaccine task force is saying they are looking at ways to provide early access for one. @KCRAKathy has details.
Ramil, a 9-year-old male snow leopard at the San Diego Zoo, has tested positive for the coronavirus after caretakers noticed he had a cough and runny nose. Ramil is not showing additional symptoms, but he and other nearby animals are in quarantine.
Myanmar junta leaders "have put China-backed projects at the top of their economic agenda, despite the fact that deep-seated resentment towards China is increasing across Myanmar" due to its acceptance of the coup.
I'm very happy that I've won the medal. The entire country was watching me & they had their expectations, I was a little nervous but I was determined to give my best...I worked really hard for this: Weightlifter#MirabaiChanu (Photo Credit: Indian Olympic Association)
Taekwondo-Thailand's Wongpattanakit wins women's 49kG gold medal
But back to charts: All the data we have suggests vaccines are working remarkably well. Far beyond what had been hoped for a year ago. For example, a fully-vaxxed 80-year-old now has the same risk of dying from Covid as an unvaxxxed 50-year-old. That's an enormous drop in risk!
Ramon Castro, a U.S. Marine veteran, is taking part in the ‘Walk the Line’ walk, a 2,000-mile trek along the U.S.-Mexican border, to protest deportation of veterans
LeVar Burton taking over as 'Jeopardy!' guest host beginning Monday
Here's the protest just outside Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, which is easily audible inside during quiet moments
“Pegasus is classified by Israeli state as a weapon supposed to be used against terrorists. The Prime Minister and Home Minister have used it to scuttle probes. This is treason,” Rahul Gandhi, Congress Leader, on #Pegasus spyware
The hospitalization levels in hard-hit states along with the rate of poltiicans and athletes testing positive indicates to me there is *much* more community spread of Covid right now than testing is picking up.
Texas has begun arresting illegal immigrants who are trespassing in Texas or vandalizing property & fences. They are now being sent to this jail rather than being released like the Biden Admin. has been doing. We are adding more officers, National Guard & jails.
Thanks to Prop 47 thefts under $950 will not be prosecuted, so cops will not bother showing up. Just a reminder that you get what you voted for, California!
At least 337 people in South Africa were killed this month in unrest linked to poverty and unemployment. Lockdowns has pushed poverty over 50% and worsened inequalities: White people are 12% of the population but own most land and earn an average 3x as much as Black people.
Massive floods in central China, caused by record-breaking rainfall, leave 12 dead and more than 100,000 people evacuated