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Rich White People Are Snatching Up Vaccines From Black And Brown Communities As Supplies Dry Up

Rich White People Are Snatching Up Vaccines From Black And Brown Communities As Supplies Dry Up

10 minutes ago   |   News One

An increasing number of reports indicate that rich white people are using their wealth and prestige to secure doses of the coronavirus vaccines by traveling to Black and brown...
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Several states lift restrictions gradually amid fears of new COVID-19 variant

Several states lift restrictions gradually amid fears of new COVID-19 variant

18 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

LANSING, Mich. - Several states are loosening their coronavirus restrictions on restaurants and other businesses because of improved infection and hospitalization numbers but...
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Vaccine spat heats up as AstraZeneca confirms plans for EU talks

30 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Spat between AstraZeneca and the EU raises concerns about vaccine nationalism, as nations jockey for limited supplies.
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Putin praises energy deal between Russia, Saudi Arabia & US as an example of productive global cooperation

Putin praises energy deal between Russia, Saudi Arabia & US as an example of productive global cooperation

42 minutes ago   |   RT

The agreement between Russia, Saudi Arabia and the US to cut oil output last year set an example of cooperation between countries, even when they have diverging interests...
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After refusing Russia's Sputnik V, Ukraine is left without Covid-19 vaccines while Crimea and Donbass begin rollout

After refusing Russia's Sputnik V, Ukraine is left without Covid-19 vaccines while Crimea and Donbass begin rollout

1 hour ago   |   RT

Russia made headlines in August when it registered the world's first vaccine against coronavirus, Sputnik V. Now, Western media has taken notice, as its rollout of the formula...
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Solar boom lands ex-SolarCity exec Hayes Barnard atop his next multibillion-dollar business

1 hour ago   |   CNBC

Less than five years after leaving SolarCity, Hayes Barnard has built the nation's top solar lending business, with revenue topping $360 million in 2020.
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UN experts fault Italy in drownings of over 200 migrants

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

Independent human rights experts who work with the United Nations say Italy failed to protect the "right to life" of over 200 migrants who died when the boat they were on sank...
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World Food Program chief warns of vulnerable supply chains

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

The head of the World Food Program said Wednesday that the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need to strengthen vulnerable supply chains to impoverished nations struggling to...
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Who's Who on Biden's Sprawling Climate Team

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The new U.S. president is installing climate experts all over the executive branch
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Biden's UN Nominee to Warn of China's ‘Authoritarian Agenda'

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

President Joe Biden's nominee for United Nations ambassador will pledge to restore American leadership, warning that its absence in recent years has allowed China to fill the void.
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January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant... Read more ...

Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

The move is one of his more controversial campaign promises, and industry groups say they will sue. But it won't have much immediate impact on driving down climate-warming... Read more ...

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Senate Democrats are preparing to push ahead quickly on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package - even if it means using procedural tools to pass the... Read more ...

A crocheted Bernie Sanders doll raised more than $40K for charity in an...

A crocheted Bernie Sanders doll raised more than $40K for charity in an online auction

A handmade crocheted doll inspired by the viral inauguration meme of Sen. Bernie Sanders raised more than $40,000 for Meals on Wheels America when it was sold in an online... Read more ...

Boeing's 737 Max Cleared To Return To European Skies, Regulator Says

Boeing's 737 Max Cleared To Return To European Skies, Regulator Says

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency announced a modified version of the 737 Max will be allowed to fly once again. The Max jetliner was grounded worldwide after two... Read more ...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over impeachment trial

Summary List Placement Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy, of Vermont, has checked into a local hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over former president Trump's... Read more ...

Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Senators will take an oath Tuesday to ensure "impartial justice" as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, proceedings that will test Republican loyalty to the... Read more ...

Judge bars President Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

Judge bars President Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

The Texas-linked suit is challenging what obligations the Homeland Security Department has regarding a change in immigration policy. Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...