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Biden says the Delta variant - set to become the US's dominant strain - is 'particularly dangerous for young people'

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds up a face mask at The Queen theater on October 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Biden warned Friday that the Delta variant is "particularly dangerous for young people." Delta appears to be more transmissible than any other coronavirus strain. Young people who are unvaccinated and socially active may be more susceptible than others. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden warned...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Cdc, Scotland, White House, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Delta, Vaccinations, Pfizer, Good Morning America, Vaccines, Biden


Area Ex-President Still Yelling About How Wind Turbines Will Kill Us All

What’s a failed fascist to do after a disastrous pandemic, a failed insurrection, and two impeachment trials? Settle down in self-imposed exile and continue festering a gruesome index case of Wind Turbine Brain.Read more...
Tags: Energy, Science, Articles, Joe Biden, Wind Power, Donald Trump, Sean Hannity, Electrical Engineering, Aerodynamics, Wind turbine, Electric Power, Energy Conversion, Electromechanical Engineering, U S Wind


Biden Wags Finger at Putin Over Human Rights and Cyberattacks, Then Gives Him Crystal Buffalo

Joe Biden held his first meeting as president with Russian leader Vladimir Putin Wednesday in a get-together that seems to have gone surprisingly well. Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Television, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Joe Biden, Biden, US Intelligence, Joe, Solarwinds, RT, Finger, Mass Media, Compromised, Tuzla Island Conflict, Him Crystal Buffalo Joe Biden


Trump Judges Are Already Screwing Biden's Climate Agenda

Retired blogger Donald Trump may be shrinking from public view, but his legacy will remain imprinted on the U.S. for decades to come, particularly when it comes to the judiciary. That could have huge ramifications on all types of policy, but particularly climateRead more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Trumpism, Trump, Patrick Morrisey, Presidents Of The United States, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Presidency Of The United States, Law Crime, Presidency Of Joe Biden, Gernot Wagner, 21st Century In The United States, Terry A Doughty


Workhorse Is Taking the USPS to Federal Court Over Lost Mail Vehicle Contract

The electric vehicle startup Workhorse filed a complaint in federal court on Wednesday challenging the U.S. Postal Service’s decision to award a 10-year, multibillion-dollar vehicle manufacturing deal to a defense contractor earlier this year.Read more...
Tags: Science, Joe Biden, US Postal Service, Usps, Transport, Trucks, United States Postal Service, U S Postal Service, Business Finance, Battery Electric Vehicle, Workhorse Group, Next Generation Delivery Vehicle, Grumman LLV, Louis DeJoy, Express Mail, Postal System


Accused Capitol Rioter to Judge: Pretty Please, Let Me Out of Home Detention for a Classic Car Show

One of the far-right goons awaiting trial for storming the Capitol on Jan. 6—who was infamously photographed inside Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s office—wants out of home detention to go to a car show.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Articles, Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Barnett, Trumpism, United States Capitol, United States Capitol Police, Joseph McBride, QAnon, Bigo, Electoral Violence, Fascism In The United States, United States Capitol Attack


Trump Lackeys Asked DOJ to Investigate Random Italian Guy's Claim Biden Stole Election With Satellites

GOP complaints about voting procedures in Michigan, phantom “anomalies” on ballots in Georgia, and Italian satellite hackers: Emails released by the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday show to what ridiculous extremes officials in Donald Trump’s White House went to enlist the Department of Justice in its attempt to…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Nbc, Government, White House, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Michigan, Department Of Justice, Biden, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trumpism, Trump, Mark Meadows


The US coronavirus death toll has passed 600,000, according to Johns Hopkins University data

A nurse tending to a patient at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, California. Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images The US death toll from COVID-19 has passed 600,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Pre-pandemic life has largely returned in the US because of the vaccine rollout. But some vaccine hesitancy and procrastination is posing a threat to reaching herd immunity. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US reached a grim ...
Tags: Science, News, Israel, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Pfizer, Gallup, Johnson Johnson, Johns Hopkins University, St Jude Medical Center, Coronavirus, COVID, Speed desk


Doctors in India are reporting COVID-19 patients with gangrene, hearing loss, and diarrhea - but there's not enough data to prove they're caused by the Delta variant

A woman is seen on oxygen support moments before she collapsed while waiting to get tested for Covid-19 infection, at MMG hospital, on April 21, 2021 in Ghaziabad, India. Sakib Ali/Hindustan Times via Getty Images Doctors in India say COVID-19 patients have unusual symptoms that could be due to the Delta variant. They include gangrene and hearing loss. There aren't enough sequencing tests sent to labs to know if these are unique to the Delta variant. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, London, India, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Healthcare, Delta, Astrazeneca, Telegraph, Pfizer, Symptoms, Delhi


QAnon Is, Somehow, About to Get Worse, FBI Warns

QAnon, the rabidly pro-Donald Trump conspiracy theory and future of the GOP, may have been seriously wounded by its godhead’s failure to ascend to transcendent levels of power this year. But they haven’t gone away, and the FBI and Department of Homeland Security are warning Congress that disaffected believers may even…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Congress, Articles, Joe Biden, Fbi, Gop, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trumpism, Alt Right, Christopher Wray, Christopher Davis, Martin Heinrich, Fake News, 8chan


Though it is newly respectable, the Wuhan lab theory remains fanciful | David Robert Grimes

Conspiracy theories on origins distract from tackling the pandemic and boost tawdry blame gamesIn the storm of disinformation since the emergence of Covid-19, the assertion that the virus is human-created has lingered on the fringes. This outlandish conjecture, once confined to conspiracy theorists, has undergone a renaissance after Joe Biden’s insistence that scientists should investigate the possible lab origins of Covid. From Vanity Fair to the Washington Post, the theory has been given a ven...
Tags: Science, Washington Post, China, World news, Joe Biden, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Wuhan, Occam, David Robert Grimes, Coronavirus, Covid From Vanity Fair


Even if the coronavirus did leak from a Wuhan lab, that wouldn't necessarily mean it was engineered

A laboratory physician at the China Centers for Disease Control and Prevention prepares to test a coronavirus specimen in Chongqing, China, on May 3, 2020 Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images It's unlikely, but not impossible, that the coronavirus leaked from a Wuhan lab. US officials and public-health experts have called for further investigation of the possibility. But even if a leak did happen, that wouldn't necessarily mean the virus was engineered in a lab. See more storie...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Genetics, Harvard, Beijing, Who, World Health Organization, National Institutes of Health, State Department


Biden Reverses One of Trump’s ‘Most Reckless and Irresponsible’ Decisions

Conservation advocates are gearing up for a major win. On Friday, the Forest Service said it would “repeal or replace” a Trump-era rollback that allows companies to build roads and other infrastructure in much of America’s largest national forest. It could be biggest victory for public lands the Biden administration…Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, America, Joe Biden, Bill Clinton, Biden, Forest Service, Trump, Alaska Wilderness League, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Tongass National Forest, Ketchikan Alaska, Tongass, Branko Marcetic, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Alaska Boroughs


DOJ Forced Apple to Reveal Data from Two House Democrats as Part of Trump's Leaker Crusade

It recently came to light that the Trump-era Department of Justice quietly seized phone records of journalists at the Washington Post, CNN, and the New York Times to suss out their sources as part of the administration’s rabid crackdown on leakers. Well, apparently the witch hunt didn’t stop there: In 2017 and 2018, a…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Politics, Science, Rachel Maddow, California, Joe Biden, Companies, New York Times, Apple Inc, Trump, Adam Schiff, Washington Post CNN, Trumpukraine Scandal, Science And Technology In The United States, DOJ Forced Apple, Trump era Department of Justice


Joe Biden Is Already Failing on Climate Policy

The $2.25 trillion infrastructure package that President Joe Biden proposed in March didn’t go big enough to meet the scale of the climate crisis. Now, it’s looking like we may not even see those too-small propositions come to light.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Democrats, Harry Reid, Gina McCarthy, Shell, Democratic Party, Waxman, American Petroleum Institute, Joe Manchin, Ed Markey, United States Senators, Mark Paul, Green New Deal


Biden Is Already Failing on Climate Policy

The $2.25 trillion infrastructure package that President Joe Biden proposed in March didn’t go big enough to meet the scale of the climate crisis. Now, it’s looking like we may not even see those too-small propositions come to light.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Democrats, Biden, Harry Reid, Gina McCarthy, Shell, Democratic Party, Waxman, American Petroleum Institute, Joe Manchin, Ed Markey, United States Senators, Mark Paul


A COVID-19 outbreak closed a hotel where some members of the G7 delegation and media are staying in Cornwall

The Pedn Olva Hotel is seen, after it was closed due to a guest contracting coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during the G7 leaders summit, in St Ives, Cornwall, Britain, June 10, 2021. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez A COVID-19 outbreak shut down a hotel one mile from the G7 summit where world leaders are gathering. The Pedn Olva hotel in St. Ives was hosting the German delegation's security detail, Sky News reported. Most Cornwall hotels are fully booked for the summit, which begins Friday. See...
Tags: Japan, Politics, England, Science, News, Germany, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Bbc, Cornwall, Cbs, Outbreak, St Ives, Sky News


Google isn't blocking searches for the 'lab leak' theory as the coronavirus' origin is being investigated, but it prioritizes 'authoritative' results to avoid leading users to misinformation

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province, April 17, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images Google's health lead David Feinberg said the firm aims not to lead people to non-authoritative info. That includes on searches for the "lab leak" theory as the coronavirus' origin is investigated. Biden set a 90-day deadline for intelligence officials to report the likely origin of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's busine...
Tags: Google, Science, News, Youtube, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Healthcare, Who, World Health Organization, Biden, Wuhan, WSJ, Hubei


Fauci brushes off GOP criticism and says attacks on him are 'attacks on science' he can debunk 'immediately'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Susan Walsh/AP Photo Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said that attacks on him were "attacks on science." Sen. Marsha Blackburn has accused him of working with Mark Zuckerberg and "cherry-picking" facts. Fauci said he could "debunk" all criticism of his decisions, which he said were all science-based. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said all of his COV...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Science, News, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Tennessee, Healthcare, Republican Party, North Carolina, Donald Trump


Fauci brushes off GOP criticism and says attacks on him are 'attacks on science' that he can debunk 'immediately'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Susan Walsh/AP Photo Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said that attacks on him were "attacks on science." Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn accused Fauci Tuesday of working with Mark Zukerberg and "cherry-picking" facts. Fauci said he could "debunk" every criticism of his decisions, which were "fundamentally based on science." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wedne...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Science, News, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Tennessee, Healthcare, Republican Party, North Carolina, Donald Trump


Portugal delays Lisbon lockdown easing – as it happened

This blog is now closed. You can find the latest Covid stories here:See all our coronavirus coverage 12.05am BST This blog is now closed. You can find the latest Covid stories here: 11.19pm BST Boris Johnson and Joe Biden will draw comparisons with Winston Churchill and Franklin D Roosevelt by signing a new Atlantic charter in an attempt to show UK and US leadership can frame a post-Covid order in the same way the 1941 charter signed by the two leaders prefigured a new world order after...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, US, Joe Biden, US news, Atlantic, Winston Churchill, Portugal, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Biden, Lisbon, US UK


Google does not auto-fill some searches like 'coronavirus lab leak' in part to avoid leading users to results that aren't 'authoritative', according to the head of Google's health division

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province, April 17, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images Google does not auto-populate searches for "coronavirus lab leak." Google's health lead David Feinberg said the firm aims not to lead people to non-authoritative info. Biden set a 90-day deadline for intelligence officials to report the likely origin of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. The head of Google's...
Tags: Google, Science, News, Youtube, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Healthcare, Who, World Health Organization, Biden, Wuhan, WSJ, Hubei


Biden Order Declares TikTok Not Quite a Threat to National Security, Yet

The Biden administration passed an executive order on Wednesday that seeks to create a “criteria-based” framework for establishing whether foreign-owned apps present national security risks or not. In so doing, the regulation overturned three executive orders previously signed by former President Trump that took a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Joe Biden, Software, WeChat, Biden, Donald Trump, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Mobile Applications, Video Software, Music Software, Tiktok, Biden Family, Application Software, Donald Trumptiktok Controversy


The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Officially Dead

In a shocking move, the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline has announced it will no longer move forward with the project. The controversial pipeline has been at the center of a fight over Indigenous treaties, land rights, and the permitting process. Now, it’s dead.Read more...
Tags: Science, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Environmentalism, Keystone Pipeline, Keystone Xl, Oil sands, Donald Trump, Bill Mckibben, Petroleum, Enbridge, Oil Change International, Athabasca Oil Sands, Petroleum Industry, Business Finance, Oil Pipelines


DOJ Vows to Hunt Down Whoever Let the Public Know How Little Billionaires Pay in Taxes

This week, ProPublica released a massive scoop—a treasure trove of financial records showing how some of the U.S.’s wealthiest billionaires scamper off with virtually no tax burden. And the U.S. government knows exactly what to do in response: find whoever released those embarrassing records and incarcerate the shit…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Politics, Science, Barack Obama, Tesla, Tax, Joe Biden, Berkshire Hathaway, Jeff Bezos, Propublica, Donald Trump, Doj, Michael Bloomberg, Tax Investigation


Google doesn't auto-fill searches for the lab leak theory to avoid leading users to results that aren't 'authoritative,' according to the head of Google's health division

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province, April 17, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images Google does not auto-populate searches for "coronavirus lab leak" to curb misinformation. Google's health lead David Feinberg said the firm does not want to lead people to non-authoritative info. Biden set a 90-day deadline for intelligence officials to report the likely origin of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
Tags: Google, Science, News, Youtube, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Healthcare, Who, Biden, Wuhan, WSJ, Hubei, Feinberg


The US and EU plan to donate enough vaccines to inoculate two-thirds of the world by late 2022, draft summit text says

Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Patrick Fallon/AFP via Getty Images US and EU delegates are set to meet next week. They are expected to agree on a deal to boost vaccine production, and donate millions of doses. Biden has been under pressure to share vaccine doses with countries that need it more. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US and European Union are planning to donate enough vaccine doses to inoculate two-thirds of the world population by the end of ...
Tags: Politics, Science, Germany, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Joe Biden, News UK, Who, World Health Organization, Brussels, Biden, Reuters, Alexandra Ma, Getty Images Us


Half of all eligible Americans are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19

More than 171 million Americans have received cards documenting their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. EJ Hersom, Department of Defense Half of Americans 12 years old and older are fully vaccinated against the virus, CDC data shows. The US hit the benchmark just weeks after data showed half of adults over 18 were fully vaccinated. Drug companies Pfizer and Moderna hope to open the vaccine to younger children in the fall. See more stories on Insider's business page. At least half of...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Associated Press, Pfizer, Midwest, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The CDC, Milestone, Moderna, Kelly McLaughlin, Coronavirus, COVID-19


China thought it had escaped blame for the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but is facing a second reckoning

Chinese President Xi Jinping. Getty This time last year, China evaded international scrutiny over the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Other countries now want to probe China's role again, and a once-mocked "lab leak" theory is back. China's initial success guarding its reputation in the wake of the pandemic now looks tenuous. See more stories on Insider's business page. Around this time time last year, China thought it had escaped blame for the start of the coronavirus pandemic...
Tags: Politics, Science, Australia, China, US, Trends, Bloomberg, European Union, Joe Biden, Analysis, Beijing, Xi Jinping, News UK, Who, World Health Organization, Biden


Fauci warns that the Delta coronavirus variant, first found in India, could take over in the US if people don't get their shots

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, gives a thumbs up after receiving his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Fauci said Tuesday that the highly infectious Delta variant, first found in India, could take over in the US. In the UK the Delta variant is dominant. "We cannot let that happen in the United States," he said. Fau...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, News, White House, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Healthcare, Delta, National Institutes of Health, Pfizer, Vaccine, Anthony Fauci



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