Environmental protections

Feral colonies provide clues for enhancing honey bee tolerance to pathogens

7 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

Understanding the genetic and environmental factors that enable some feral honey bee colonies to tolerate pathogens and survive the winter in the absence of beekeeping...
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Germany Expected To Put Right-Wing AfD Under Surveillance For Violating Constitution

Germany Expected To Put Right-Wing AfD Under Surveillance For Violating Constitution

35 minutes ago   |   NPR

Germany's Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution has wrapped up a two-year investigation into the Alternative for Germany. The party's far-right branch is...
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Review: Caseology's Legion offers affordable protection that looks great

Review: Caseology's Legion offers affordable protection that looks great

55 minutes ago   |   iMore

Grippy and greenish blue, it's the perfect match for your Pacific Blue iPhone 12 Pro. As a serial breaker of phones, I've always thought my only choices for iPhone cases were...
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Western Iowa county sees 'steep decrease' in COVID-19 testing

Western Iowa county sees 'steep decrease' in COVID-19 testing

1 hour ago   |   KCCI

Health leaders say timing coincides with expiration of employee protection act
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No homemade face coverings: German airlines mandating passengers to wear higher grade FFP2 or N95 masks

No homemade face coverings: German airlines mandating passengers to wear higher grade FFP2 or N95 masks

2 hours ago   |   RT

Passengers will be mandated to wear higher-grade masks against Covid-19 when flying German airlines and their subsidiaries, starting next month. Tougher mask rules have also...
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‘Outrageous' And ‘Wrong': Lawmakers React To The National Guard's Eviction From The Capitol

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

National Guard, who had been protecting the Capitol since riots two weeks ago, were pictured taking shelter in parking garages having been asked to leave Capitol grounds.
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National Guardsmen allowed back into Capitol after being ‘banished' to garage

National Guardsmen allowed back into Capitol after being ‘banished' to garage

3 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   3 articles

The National Guard troops who were “banished” to a cramped parking garage amid outrage after protecting Washington, DC, in the aftermath of the deadly riots have been allowed...
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GOP Bill Seeks to 'Protect' Women in Sports After Joe Biden LGBTQ Order

3 hours ago   |   Newsweek

After the president gave the order against LGBTQ discrimination, GOP representative Greg Steube reintroduced a bill to stop transgender athletes from taking part in female sports.
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‘A coup conducted by the West': Russian parents association boss asks government to ban TikTok over calls for children to protest

‘A coup conducted by the West': Russian parents association boss asks government to ban TikTok over calls for children to protest

3 hours ago   |   RT

The head of Russia's Association of Parents' Committees and Communities has called on the government to ban TikTok, the Chinese video-sharing platform. Olga Letkova claims the...
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Biden ordering stopgap relief as talks start on big stimulus plan

Biden ordering stopgap relief as talks start on big stimulus plan

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV

BALTIMORE - President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans while Congress begins to...
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NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

Most of the invitees work in the central Florida area, though all of the NFL's 32 clubs will pick health care workers from their communities to receive free tickets to the... Read more ...

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. Read more ...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at banishment to parking garage

The change comes after thousands of National Guardsmen were moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the U.S. Capitol Complex. Read more ...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257 official weigh-ins

Watch live as the fighters take to the scale on "UFC Fight Island" as Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker take the scale ahead of their huge... Read more ...

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk has $100 million burning a hole in his pocket. The Tesla CEO, who earlier this month became the world's richest person, said he will award a massive prize to whoever... Read more ...

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

The NHL made an example of the Washington Capitals this week when they fined the organization $100,000 and placed four players, including captain Alex Ovechkin, on the COVID-19... Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald has announced his retirement, the team said Friday morning. Read more ...

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health announced Friday details of the plan to vaccinate thousands of eligible staff and educators under... Read more ...