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To be perfectly clear: There is no evidence that pets can spread COVID-19 to people. With more than 1.4 million cases of COVID-19 globally, experts say that if pets were a significant vector, we’d know by now.

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Anyway, let's leave that one aside. Not worth the candle.

I'll be honest. The last question is very tricky — even if you get the not-so-tricky connection. Otherwise plenty of softballs.

Hands up who thought 10 days to develop, test and release was a bit ambitious to start with?

We are ready for liftoff! Tune in today starting at 11 a.m. ET to watch live coverage of the launch that will return human spaceflight to U.S. soil for the first time since 2011. 🚀 US#LaunchAmerica  Liftoff is slated for today at 3:22 p.m. ET:

Next Friday, 5 June, join us with @EU_Commission  and @CopernicusEU  when we present the latest results on monitoring the #COVID19  pandemic and the related recovery activities. The event starts at 11:00 CEST and be accessible via Webex 👉

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The genetic heritage of the Canaanites—best known as the people who lived “in a land flowing with milk and honey"—survives in many modern-day Jews and Arabs

Worrying can be positive when it motivates people to take protective measures against Covid-19.

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George Will on the ascendance of the counter-Enlightenment, illiberal, anti-libertarian right: “When American conservatism becomes un-American”

New statistical methods and excavation work on Easter Island suggest that the arrival of Europeans contributed to the island’s societal collapse.