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China using anal swabs to detect COVID-19: report

China using anal swabs to detect COVID-19: report

47 minutes ago   |   New York Post

The method can increase the rate of detectability and lowers the chances of missing a diagnosis, an official said.
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COVID-19 live updates: San Francisco mayor says vaccine supply is 'insufficient, inconsistent'

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Mayor Breed says San Francisco's current vaccine supply is "insufficient, inconsistent and unpredictable" and remains the consistent restrain from their goal of vaccinating...
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Raimondo takes hard line on China in Commerce hearing

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, President Biden's pick to oversee the Commerce Department, took a tough line on China in her confirmation hearing...
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Relative of virus victim asks to meet WHO experts in Wuhan

Relative of virus victim asks to meet WHO experts in Wuhan

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

WUHAN, China - A relative of a coronavirus victim in China is demanding to meet a visiting World Health Organization expert team, saying it should speak with affected families...
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Biden's Faux Revolution: “Green Energy” Slated to Become World's New Oil Industry

Biden's Faux Revolution: “Green Energy” Slated to Become World's New Oil Industry

4 hours ago   |   MintPress News

Just before leaving office, Donald Trump asserted his executive privilege to deliver significant concessions to the mining industry, which culminated in the gift of sacred...
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Biden's Commerce nominee promises ‘aggressive' action on China

5 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Raimondo echoes other Biden officials who have indicated they would continue some of Trump's tough-on-China policies.
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Rep. Buddy Carter signals support for federal privacy legislation

Rep. Buddy Carter signals support for federal privacy legislation

5 hours ago   |   Politico

Rep. Buddy Carter signaled support on Tuesday for federal tech privacy legislation, indicating a willingness to work with the Biden administration on such a measure. Carter...
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Antony Blinken Confirmed by Senate as Biden's Secretary of State

6 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   5 articles

The Senate confirmed Antony Blinken as secretary of state, giving one of President Joe Biden's longest-serving aides the task of resuming nuclear negotiations with Iran...
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Blinken confirmed as secretary of State

Blinken confirmed as secretary of State

6 hours ago   |   Politico   |   7 articles

Antony Blinken was confirmed as secretary of State on Tuesday, taking the reins of U.S. foreign policy amid major global challenges and following years of turmoil at the State...
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A Scientist Is Arrested, and Academics Push Back

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

Gang Chen, an M.I.T. professor, faces federal charges of hiding affiliations with China. His colleagues, and M.I.T., are publicly challenging the allegations.
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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 ...

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 ...

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations, delivering an initial blow for President Joe... Read more ...

Biden called Putin to discuss his ‘malign actions,' Navalny, Psaki says

Biden called Putin to discuss his ‘malign actions,' Navalny, Psaki says

President Biden on Tuesday called Russian President Vladimir Putin to put him on notice about his “malign actions,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said. Psaki said that... Read more ...

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

The Justice Department has rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which... Read more ...

Martha Stewart launches line of CBD-infused dog treats

Martha Stewart launches line of CBD-infused dog treats

Martha Stewart wants to help pet owners turn dog days into dog daze. Read more ...

Judge Orders Sex Tapes Allegedly Of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Destroyed

Judge Orders Sex Tapes Allegedly Of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Destroyed

Misdemeanor solicitation charges against Kraft and other men were dropped last year after a Florida appeals court ruled that the videos were not admissible as evidence. Read more ...

Oregon GOP's 'False Flag' Theory Draws a Backlash

Oregon GOP's 'False Flag' Theory Draws a Backlash

As the Senate gears up for Donald Trump's second impeachment trial , tied to the violent Capitol riot on Jan. 6, Oregon's Republican Party has its own take on what happened... Read more ...

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, a vote that allows the case on “incitement of insurrection” to move... Read more ...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices. Read more ...