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Trump's Extremist Fansite 'The Donald' Is Going Through Some Stuff

Pennsylvania’s presidency is taking its last shallow, ragged breaths, with President-elect Joe Biden set to take office today—the best efforts of Trump’s incompetent campaign legal team and the disastrously failed insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6 in vain. What’s a Trump supporter to do?Read more...
Tags: Science, Brands, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Trump, Capitol, Rthe Donald, Doomer


Get your COVID-19 vaccine at a New Jersey mall or Disneyland. Here are 15 places across the country that have transformed into mass vaccination sites.

A half-dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine initially could mean we have double the number doses available when it's approved by regulators. Siphiwe Sibeko/Pool via AP Disneyland Resort, a New Jersey mall, convention centers, and sports stadiums are opening their doors to the public as mass vaccination sites. Here are some of the locations across the country that are shifting their focus and opening up for the public-health effort.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
Tags: Health, Science, California, Washington Post, New York City, Trends, Chicago, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Healthcare, Arizona Cardinals, New England Patriots, Houston, Syracuse, Disneyland, Detroit


4 members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 in the wake of the Capitol insurrection

A unit of the DC National Guard outside the Capitol. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Four Democratic members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 since the Capitol insurrection last Wednesday. Lawmakers were forced to shelter together in a secure location for hours. Several Republican representatives were caught on video refusing to wear masks. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman of New Jersey was the first lawmaker to announce a positive test on Monday, followed by Reps. Pramila Jayapal of Washing...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Science, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, Massachusetts, Trends, Pennsylvania, House, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Republican, Illinois, Msnbc


State leaders say Operation Warp Speed overpromised and underdelivered, setting them up to fail in the vaccine rollout

Boxes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on December 13, 2020. Morry Gash/Pool/AFP via Getty Images US state health departments have struggled to deliver coronavirus shots in pace with the timeline put forward by Operation Warp Speed. Vaccinating 20 million people by the end of 2020 was never realistic, state health officials said, given a lack of funding and limited vaccine supply. Joe Biden will likely attempt to procure add...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Congress, Cdc, Kentucky, US, Trends, Walmart, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, The Washington Post, Trump


The Capitol insurrection seems to have caused a superspreader event among lawmakers. Some Republicans refused to mask up.

Members of Congress evacuate the House chamber as protesters attempt to enter during a joint session of Congress on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Three members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 following the Capitol insurrection. When the mob invaded the building, lawmakers — some of them maskless — had to shelter together in a secure location for hours. Some representatives now consider that lockdown a superspreader event, an instance in which an inf...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, House, New Jersey, Cbs


3 members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 after sheltering together during the Capitol insurrection

A unit of the DC National Guard provides a security presence at the US Capitol in Washington. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Three Democratic members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 since the Capitol insurrection and riots on January 6.  Lawmakers were forced to shelter together in a secure location for hours. Several Republican representatives were caught on video refusing to wear masks.  Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman of New Jersey was the first lawmaker to announce a positive test on ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, Congress, Cdc, Washington, Cbs News, Trends, Pennsylvania, House, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Republican, Illinois, Delaware, New York Magazine


The Capitol Hill physician is warning lawmakers they may have been exposed to COVID-19 during the siege on the building

Pro-Trump supporters storm the US Capitol following a rally with President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Lawmakers in the US House of Representatives may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus while they sheltered during Wednesday's insurrection at the US Capitol.  In a letter to lawmakers, Dr. Brian Monahan, the Capitol's attending physician, wrote that sheltering House members "may have been exposed to another occupant with coronavirus infection." Some Ho...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Congress, California, Cdc, Senate, US, Trends, Cnn, Pennsylvania, House, House Of Representatives, Capitol Hill, Louisiana, Oklahoma


Hundreds of lawmakers and staff gathered in a 'crowded' location after the Capitol siege but some Republicans refused to wear masks, lawmaker says

Rep. Susan Wild said she viewed the secure location as a "COVID super spreader event." Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Rep. Susan Wild said hundreds of lawmakers and staff were crowded into a secure location after the Capitol siege, but that "about half" declined to wear masks. Lawmakers evacuated the Capitol after a violent mob of Trump supporters successfully breached the building in an attempt to prevent the certification of the Electoral College vote. Wild said hundreds...
Tags: Science, Congress, Colorado, Wild, Cbs News, Trends, Pennsylvania, House, Trump, Capitol, Electoral College, Tom Williams CQ Roll Call Inc, Jason Crow, Susan Wild, Coronavirus, COVID-19


These are the 20 days in the past 100 years when America saw the most deaths from a single catastrophe. Over half are in the past 2 weeks.

Dr. Joseph Varon comforting a patient in the COVID-19 intensive-care unit during Thanksgiving at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, November 26, 2020. Go Nakamura/Getty Images December 16 was the deadliest day of the US's COVID-19 epidemic so far, with 3,448 deaths reported. That also makes it the day with the most American deaths from a single catastrophe since at least 1920. Of the 20 days with the most fatalities from a catastrophe in the past century, 17 were this ye...
Tags: Health, New York, Science, News, California, Oregon, New York City, Brown University, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, History, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, Ohio


Moving scenes show the first coronavirus vaccine in the US being administered to healthcare workers across the country

Vincent Kalut / Photonews via Getty Images Healthcare workers administered shots to their colleagues across the nation this week, beginning the next long-awaited phase of the pandemic since it began in March. The Food and Drug Administration gave emergency use approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine last Friday, and the first batches of the vaccine rolled out earlier this week. The vaccine is said to be 95% effective, experts said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The f...
Tags: New York, Science, News, California, Washington, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Ap, Cnn, Features, Chicago, Austin, Pennsylvania, Ronald Reagan, Tennessee


These are the 20 days in the past 100 years when America saw the most deaths from a single catastrophe. Half are in the past 2 weeks.

Dr. Joseph Varon comforting a patient in the COVID-19 intensive-care unit during Thanksgiving at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston. Go Nakamura/Getty Images December 9 was the deadliest day of the US's COVID-19 epidemic so far, with 3,164 deaths reported. That also makes it the day with the most American deaths from a single catastrophe since at least 1920. Of the 20 days with the most fatalities from a catastrophe in the past century, 16 were this year. Ten happened in the pas...
Tags: Health, New York, Science, News, California, Oregon, New York City, Brown University, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, History, Pennsylvania, Food And Drug Administration, Ohio


These were the 20 days when America saw the most death from a single catastrophe in the last 100 years. Half are in the last 2 weeks.

Dr. Joseph Varon hugs and comforts a patient in the COVID-19 ICU during Thanksgiving at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura/Getty Images December 9 was the deadliest day of the COVID-19 pandemic so far: The virus killed 3,164 Americans that day. That also makes it the day with the most American deaths due to a single catastrophe since at least 1920. Of the 20 days with the most fatalities from a catastrophe in the last century, 16 were this year. Ten happened ...
Tags: Health, New York, Science, News, California, Cdc, Oregon, Senate, New York City, Brown University, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, History, Pennsylvania


COVID-19 vaccine shipments begin in historic U.S. effort

PORTAGE, Michigan — The first of many freezer-packed COVID-19 vaccine vials made their way to distribution sites across the United States on Sunday, as the nation’s pandemic deaths approached the horrifying new milestone of 300,000. The rollout of the Pfizer vaccine, the first to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration, ushers in the biggest vaccination effort in U.S. history — one that health officials hope the American public will embrace, even as some have voiced initial skepticism or...
Tags: Health, Business, Science, News, California, White House, Americas, Sport, Soccer, Pennsylvania, United States, Food And Drug Administration, Beverly Hills, Astrazeneca, Fox News, Fda


An eruption on the sun didn't bring the aurora to Pennsylvania or Oregon this week, but more solar outbursts are expected soon

The sun blows out a coronal mass ejection, February 24, 2015. NASA/GSFC An eruption on the sun's surface sent plasma and charged particles speeding towards Earth this week. Forecasts suggested that this coronal mass ejection would reach our planet late Wednesday as a solar storm that could interfere with radio, GPS, and power grids. The aurora borealis could have appeared from Pennsylvania to Iowa to Oregon as solar particles interacted with the atmosphere. But the solar storm's magnetic f...
Tags: National Weather Service, UK, Science, News, Oregon, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Pennsylvania, Maine, International Space Station, Iowa, Sun, European Space Agency, Michigan


Daily COVID-19 death toll in the US passes 3,000 - more than the death toll from the 9/11 tragedy

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images According to the COVID Tracking Project, on Wednesday the US recorded its highest COVID-19 daily death toll to date, with 3,054 recorded deaths. The staggering number of deaths surpasses the death toll across New York City, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania on 9/11 when a series of terrorist attacks killed 2,977 people. As states are registering peak numbers of COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases, and deaths, a macabre record has been passed: On Wednesday, the US'...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Fda, University of Oxford, Newsweek, Food and Drug Administration FDA, CBS News Face the Nation, University of Texas at Austin, Scott Gottlieb, New York City Washington DC, 9-11


A huge eruption on the sun could interfere with power grids and GPS this week. The aurora may appear from Pennsylvania to Oregon.

The sun blows out a coronal mass ejection, February 24, 2015. NASA/GSFC An eruption on the sun's surface has sent plasma and charged particles speeding towards Earth. That coronal mass ejection is forecast to reach our planet late Wednesday as a solar storm that could interfere with radio, GPS, and power grids. The aurora borealis could appear from Pennsylvania to Iowa to Oregon as solar particles interact with the atmosphere. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Across the ...
Tags: National Weather Service, UK, Science, News, Oregon, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Canada, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Sun, European Space Agency, Quebec, Nws


Racial disparities in stage of breast cancer diagnosis

Minority women and women in general aged 50-64 in Pennsylvania showed an increased proportion of early-stage breast cancer diagnosis since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Under the ACA, more women are able to get early breast health screening.
Tags: Science, Pennsylvania


A Kansas radiology technician slept in an RV outside his hospital for over a week after coworkers got sick with COVID-19 and no one else was available to take X-rays

Erin Clark/The Boston Globe via Getty Images A Kansas radiology technician slept in an RV parked in his hospital's parking lot after his coworkers caught COVID-19, the Associated Press reported. He was the only one able to run X-rays, and without the service, the ER was at risk of closing.  Hospitals all across the country are facing challenges as COVID-19 cases surge.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A radiology technician at a Kansas hospital had to sleep in an RV in...
Tags: Science, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Ap, Pennsylvania, Healthcare, Kansas, Associated Press, Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer, Charlie Baker, Tom Wolf, Johns Hopkins University, Lisa Davis, Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health


NREL advanced manufacturing research moves wind turbine blades toward recyclability

A new material for wind blades that can be recycled could transform the wind industry, rendering renewable energy more sustainable than ever before while lowering costs in the process. The use of a thermoplastic resin has been validated at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Researchers demonstrated the feasibility of thermoplastic resin by manufacturing a 9-meter-long wind turbine blade using this novel resin, which was developed by a Pennsylvania company called Arkema Inc.
Tags: Science, Pennsylvania, Nrel, National Renewable Energy Laboratory NREL


The US has been breaking new COVID-19 case records on a daily basis while Trump shares unsubstantiated voter fraud claims on Twitter

In addition to new cases, 68,516 current hospitalizations were also reported on Friday, breaking the previous hospitalizations record that was set the day before. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images The US reported 170,333 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, breaking the single-day count for the fourth day in a row, according to The COVID Tracking Project. On Friday, shortly after the record number of new cases was reported, Trump tweeted an unsubstantiated claim about the election, saying, "we ...
Tags: Politics, Science, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Food And Drug Administration, Philadelphia, Pfizer, Biden, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Business Insider, Pittsburgh, Trump, Mandel Ngan


Coronavirus live news: Italy deaths highest since 6 April; France lockdown to last at least two more weeks

Italy registers 636 daily deaths; French PM says no easing of restrictions as cases remain high; Germany seeing tentative signs of flattening curveScientist behind BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine says it can end pandemicBillionaire Trump donors contract Covid after playing down risks Covid infections in Sweden surge, dashing hopes of herd immunityFrench professor faces disciplinary case over hydroxychloroquine claimsUK coronavirus updates - live 6.18pm GMT Greece today reported 3,316 new coronavirus...
Tags: Europe, Science, Sweden, Greece, France, Germany, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Pennsylvania, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Philadelphia, Donald Trump


The US could be on track to hit 1 million daily coronavirus cases by the end of 2020, a new report finds

Healthcare worker Dante Hills passes paperwork to a woman at a COVID-19 testing site in Miami, Florida. Lynne Sladky/AP Photo The US could see 1 million daily coronavirus cases by the end of 2020, according to a new report from Pantheon Macroeconomics. That's based on the current trend of average cases rising 34% from week to week. Experts predict this surge could be the largest, and perhaps deadliest, yet. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In March, when New York City ho...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, New York City, Brown University, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, United States, South Dakota, Washington Dc, Healthcare, Michigan, New Mexico, Biden


Diseases of despair diagnoses increase in Pennsylvania

Medical diagnoses involving alcohol-related disorders, substance-related disorders and suicidal thoughts and behaviors -- commonly referred to as diseases of despair -- increased in Pennsylvania health insurance claims between the years 2007 and 2018, according to researchers from Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Highmark Health Enterprise Analytics.
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New York Gov. Cuomo predicts scientists will speak 'unmuzzled' now that 'Trump is out of office'

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a press conference on July 23, 2020 in New York City Jeenah Moon/Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said health and government officials will be able to speak freely "now that Mr. Trump is out of office."  "I think you'll see scientists speak with unmuzzled voice" after Joe Biden's victory was called over President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, Cuomo said. Trump's administration has established a pattern of publicly breaking with and attemptin...
Tags: Health, Politics, New York, Science, News, Abc, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, United States, Biden, Andrew Cuomo, Vox, Donald Trump


Biden's first move as president-elect will be to announce a new coronavirus task force in coming days: report

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden will announce a 12-person coronavirus task force on Monday, according to Axios.  The task force will be led by former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner David Kessler, and Yale School of Medicine professor Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, according to Axios.  By declaring the formation of this task force, Biden signals toward expactations that the coronavirus will continue to be an area ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Food And Drug Administration, Biden, Vox, Donald Trump, Presidential Election, Kamala Harris, Trump, Yale School of Medicine, Vivek Murthy


U.S. Breaks Record With Over 100,000 New Covid-19 Cases in Single Day

The U.S. recorded over 100,000 new cases of covid-19 on Wednesday, according to the Covid Tracking Project. The shockingly high daily case count is a grim milestone that public health experts warn may be surpassed in the coming days and weeks.Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Australia, China, Joe Biden, Hospitals, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Arizona, New Zealand, Disease, Donald Trump, Pandemics, Pandemic, President Trump, Coronavirus


Viral Video of Man Burning Trump Ballots Is Totally Fake

Have you seen that viral video of a man supposedly burning about 80 ballots marked for Donald Trump? The footage has been circulating on Twitter and Facebook over the past 48 hours and the president’s son, Eric Trump, even retweeted the video. But it’s completely fake.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Video, Science, Voting, Virginia, Social Media, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Viral Videos, Nevada, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Fake, Fakes


Some polling sites were forced to accommodate maskless voters, causing delays as poll workers struggled to fend off worries about the coronavirus

Voters wait to cast ballots during the presidential primary election in Wisconsin, April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Daniel Acker Face masks have been a contentious issue across the US as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, and that reality was unchanged at polling sites on Election Day. Many jurisdictions have chosen not to enforce mask mandates at polling places so as not to discourage people from voting, The Wall Street Journal reported.  At some polling sites, disputes over masks led to long lines, o...
Tags: Post, Politics, Science, US, Trends, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Pbs, Black Lives Matter, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Hanna, Rainey, Mi Familia Vota, Lehigh, Daniel Acker


TikTok Lives to See Another Day as Yet Another Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump's Ban

There’s a new development in the seemingly neverending game of chicken between TikTok and President Donald Trump over a nationwide ban. On Friday, a federal judge in Pennsylvania blocked the Trump administration from outlawing U.S. transactions with Tiktok, which was set to take effect Nov. 12. Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Pennsylvania, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Administration, Bytedance, Tiktok


Russia enacted a national mask mandate. Trump still won't do so, though it could save an estimated 130,000 lives.

Police officers in face masks patrol the Red Square in Moscow, Russia, in May 2020. Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images As coronavirus cases surge worldwide, Russia has introduced a national mask mandate. A Russian agency announced Tuesday that citizens must wear masks in public places, including parking garages, elevators, and public transportation.  Research has shown that masks prevent coronavirus transmission. The US has yet to issue a nationwide mask mandate, though public-health ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, White House, Russia, Masks, US, Trends, Cnn, Pennsylvania, United States, South Dakota



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