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Some unemployed Californians say they are fraud victims but bank won
Some unemployed Californians say they are fraud victims but bank won't unfreeze their accounts

California's state unemployment agency is still struggling to deal with a crush of claims during the pandemic - and a staggering amount of fraud. But many...

Vaccinations start without rush in Australia, parts of Asia
Vaccinations start without rush in Australia, parts of Asia

Australia started its COVID-19 inoculation program on Monday, days after its neighbor New Zealand, with both governments deciding their pandemic experiences ...

Mitch McConnell says he will vote to acquit Trump in second impeachment trial
Mitch McConnell says he will vote to acquit Trump in second impeachment trial

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told his fellow Senate Republicans in an email that he will vote to acquit former President Trump in his...

Gender identity bill divides Spain
Gender identity bill divides Spain's feminists, left-wing

Victòria Martínez continues to sign official documents with the name that she, her partner and their two daughters ditched four years ago. Barring any...

Jill Biden decorated the White House lawn with giant hearts as a
Jill Biden decorated the White House lawn with giant hearts as a 'Valentine to the country'

"I just wanted some joy," Jill Biden told reporters of the installation while out for a walk with the President and their two dogs this morning.

Take whatever COVID vaccine you can get. All of them stop death and hospitalization.
Take whatever COVID vaccine you can get. All of them stop death and hospitalization.

Waiting for a more effective vaccine is actually the worst thing you can do to lower your risk of getting severely ill and dying of COVID-19.

Inside an Art-Filled Hollywood Regency Pied-à-Terre
Inside an Art-Filled Hollywood Regency Pied-à-Terre

Following a mid-pandemic move to Los Angeles, designer Garrett Hunter and architect Michael Landrum introduce Chateau X

COVID vaccine live updates: Here
COVID vaccine live updates: Here's what to know in South Carolina on Feb. 5

"South Carolina cannot afford to delay going back to school any longer," state Superintendent Molly Spearman said Thursday, pushing schools to resume in...

Marjorie Taylor Greene was the moderator of a Facebook group that expressed support for executing Democrats and Trump opponents
Marjorie Taylor Greene was the moderator of a Facebook group that expressed support for executing Democrats and Trump opponents

This revelation is the latest in a series of media reports detailing Greene's history of endorsing violence against political opponents.

McConnell slams Democrats for using the same mechanism to force through COVID-19 stimulus that he used to pass the 2017 tax cuts
McConnell slams Democrats for using the same mechanism to force through COVID-19 stimulus that he used to pass the 2017 tax cuts

McConnell criticized the "partisan path" being taken by Democrats, though he embraced the same approach when he was in the majority.

How to win a flight to space
How to win a flight to space

A flight to space aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule expected to launch by the end of the year will help define the new age of commercial spaceflight - one ...

Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine Results Are Better Than They May Sound

It's 66% effective overall, but 85% effective against severe disease, potentially saving millions of lives

Tech Tent: Iron Man
Tech Tent: Iron Man's climate change mission

Robert Downey Jr is trying to use his fame to save the world through real-life technology.

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is 89 percent effective, but much less so against South African strain
Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is 89 percent effective, but much less so against South African strain

Novavax, a biotech firm based in Maryland, announced Thursday that its COVID-19 vaccine was 89.3 percent effective at protecting people from the disease in...

US judge allows extradition of two men accused of aiding Carlos Ghosn
US judge allows extradition of two men accused of aiding Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan

A US judge on Thursday rejected a last-ditch effort by two men to avoid being extradited to Japan to face charges they helped former Renault-Nissan boss...

Taliban violence raises questions about US troop withdrawal
Taliban violence raises questions about US troop withdrawal

The Pentagon on Thursday said the Taliban's refusal to meet commitments to reduce violence in Afghanistan is raising questions about whether all U.S. troops ...

Germany to restrict Oxford vaccine to under-65s
Germany to restrict Oxford vaccine to under-65s

Germany is set to block the use of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine in people aged over 65 over fears it may not be effective in older age groups. The vaccine ...


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