SUPREME COURT QUESTIONS POWER OF PATENT ‘DEATH SQUAD'

U.S. Supreme Court justices indicated they might curb the power of the board that has invalidated more 2,000 patents, hearing a constitutional...

PFIZER OR ASTRAZENECA SINGLE DOSE CUTS HOSPITALIZATIONS BY 80%

A single shot of either Pfizer Inc. or AstraZeneca Plc's coronavirus vaccines can cut hospitalizations among older people by around...

 
 
 

CALIFORNIA LEADERS SEEK TO SPUR SCHOOL REOPENINGS BY APRIL

California Governor Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders said they've struck a deal that would push school districts in the most-populous...

 
 
 

TEXAS LT. GOVERNOR CALLS FOR HEADS OF ERCOT AND PUC TO RESIGN

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick called on the state's top grid manager and its public-utilities regulator to resign in the aftermath...

BIDEN'S UN ENVOY VOWS TO TACKLE YEMEN CRISIS AS AID FALLS SHORT

The Biden administration's new United Nations ambassador vowed to re-energize diplomatic efforts to help bring an end to the world's...

 
 
 

U.S. CALLS TOUGHER SAUDI STANCE A RECALIBRATION, NOT A RUPTURE

President Joe Biden's approach to Saudi Arabia represents a “recalibration” and not a break in historically close ties, as the U.S....

NEW YORK COVID-19 VARIANT EXPANDS REACH IN U.S. WITH 735 CASES

About 735 cases of a coronavirus variant that emerged in New York City in November have now been identified in the U.S., including...

 
 
 

CUOMO ADMINISTRATION RETAINS CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER ON NURSING-HOME ISSUE

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration has retained a prominent criminal defense lawyer to represent his office over allegations...

NEW YORK BLASTS CRYPTO MARKET AS ‘HIGH-RISK' AND ‘UNSTABLE'

New York's top law enforcement officer issued a scathing statement on the cryptocurrency market, warning consumers about its susceptibility...

 
 
 

MOROCCO HALTS CONTACTS WITH GERMANY, CITING ‘MISUNDERSTANDINGS'

Morocco said it was suspending contact with Germany's government, citing “deep misunderstandings” over issues of fundamental importance...

PROGRESSIVES STOP SHORT OF THREATS OVER WAGE: STIMULUS UPDATE

Progressive lawmakers gave no immediate sign Monday that they will attempt to hold up President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic-relief...

 
 
 

TRUMPS PRIVATELY GOT VACCINATED BEFORE LEAVING THE WHITE HOUSE

Former President Donald Trump privately received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine while still in office in January, aides...

SPAIN TO CONSIDER BILATERAL DEALS AND TRAVEL CORRIDORS

Spain is ready to consider bilateral deals and corridors “with third countries” if a solution on vaccine certificates cannot be reached...

 
 
 

ITALY'S CONTE TAKES ROLE WITH FIVE STAR FOR NEW PHASE OF CAREER

Former Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who led two Italian governments despite having no party affiliation, is positioning himself for...

IRAN, U.S. TOLD NOT TO USE ATOMIC MONITOR AS BARGAINING CHIP

Atomic monitors sought to prevent their work being further derailed by the tense standoff over Iran's nuclear program, as U.S. and...

 
 
 

CHINA SEEN CUTTING LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOND QUOTA TO CURB DEBT

China is set to reduce local government bond sales and rein in its budget deficit this year, scaling back the pandemic stimulus measures...

BIDEN PUTTING TECH, NOT TROOPS, AT CENTER OF U.S.-CHINA STRATEGY

The Biden administration is moving to put semiconductors, artificial intelligence and next-generation networks at the heart of U.S....

 
 
 

EU'S MICHEL URGES GEORGIA TO END CRISIS OVER JAILED PARTY LEADER

European Council President Charles Michel appealed to Georgians to end a confrontation over the detention of the country's main opposition...

J&J'S COVID VACCINE COULD PROTECT MILLIONS - IF PEOPLE TAKE IT

Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine could protect millions more Americans from contracting the coronavirus. The key will be assuring...

 
 
 



Angelina Jolie sells off Winston Churchill painting from Brad Pitt for $11.5M

Angelina Jolie sells off Winston Churchill painting from Brad Pitt for $11.5M

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49. Preston County, West Virginia

49. Preston County, West Virginia

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Iowa DPH announces 17 counties to receive Johnson & Johnson vaccines

Iowa DPH announces 17 counties to receive Johnson & Johnson vaccines

The Iowa Department of Public Health announced Monday that only some Iowa counties will receive doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Read more ...

Senate confirms Cardona as Education secretary

Senate confirms Cardona as Education secretary

The Senate confirmed Miguel Cardona to lead the Education Department on Monday, adding to President Joe Biden's Cabinet a key official who will help lead the administration's... Read more ...

Mitt Romney knocked unconscious, suffers black eye during fall

Mitt Romney knocked unconscious, suffers black eye during fall

Sen. Mitt Romney was knocked unconscious when he fell in Boston over the weekend, leaving him with “a lot of stitches” and a black eye. “I took a fall. Knocked me unconscious... Read more ...

Mother charged with attempted murder after newborn was found in trash can

Mother charged with attempted murder after newborn was found in trash can

Prosecutors say the newborn boy was inside two knotted plastic grocery bags when he was found in the trash can. Read more ...

Wake spreading J&J vaccine doses among smaller providers

Wake spreading J&J vaccine doses among smaller providers

More than 4 million doses of Johnson and Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine were on their way to hospitals across the country Monday, and thousands will arrive in North... Read more ...

California serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe slain in prison

California serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe slain in prison

A serial killer dubbed the “I-5 Strangler” was reportedly slain at the California state prison where he was serving multiple life sentences. A corrections officer at Mule Creek... Read more ...

Cuomo accuser encourages others to come forward

Cuomo accuser encourages others to come forward

ALBANY, N.Y. - One of the former aides to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo who has accused him of sexual harassment is encouraging others to come forward if they've had similar... Read more ...

Georgia House Passes Elections Bill That Would Limit Absentee And Early Voting

Georgia House Passes Elections Bill That Would Limit Absentee And Early Voting

The Republican bill would enact more restrictions for absentee voting and cut back on weekend early voting hours favored by larger counties, among other changes. (Image credit... Read more ...