Biden to elevate Science Advisor to his Cabinet

Eric Lander will head the Office of Science and Technology Policy if confirmed by the Senate. | Continue reading


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Azar said his resignation would become effective on Jan. 20th, which is the same date he would have been leaving office once President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in. | Continue reading


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Telegram, a recent haven for the far right, purges extremist content

At least 15 extremist Telegram channels — akin to chatrooms where the founders have moderating power — have recently been banned, according to a tally by NBC News. | Continue reading


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The Vessel in New York City closed after third suicide at tourist attraction

The 150-foot set of spiraling staircases is now off-limits as operators consult with suicide-prevention experts. | Continue reading


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Empty boxes arrived on the White House grounds as the Biden administration gets set to take over. | Continue reading


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YouTube takes action against Trump, bans uploads for at least 7 days

YouTube's issuance of "a strike" comes after social media platforms suspended the president over concerns about violence. | Continue reading


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Extremists move to secret online channels to plan for Inauguration Day in D.C

Some pro-Trump extremists have used the platforms to suggest skipping local rallies to focus instead on a big turnout in D.C. at Biden's inauguration. | Continue reading


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Banks halt business with Trump after U.S. Capitol riots

Two banks linked to President Donald Trump halted business with him in the aftermath of Wednesday’s U.S. Capitol riots, officials said Monday. | Continue reading


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Alabama Wins National Title

Alabama (13-0) became a national champion for the sixth time in the last 12 years under coach Nick Saban with the win over Ohio State. | Continue reading


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The FBI also says an armed group has threatened to travel to Washington and stage an uprising if Congress removes Trump from office. | Continue reading


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Warming already baked in will blow past climate goals, study finds

The amount of baked-in global warming is enough to blow past international agreed upon goals to limit climate change, a new study found. | Continue reading


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The US has gained 56 new billionaires since the pandemic began

The coronavirus has destroyed the lives, savings and small businesses of innumerable Americans — but the year wasn’t a financial washout for everyone. | Continue reading


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Tiny robots could be disease-fighting machines inside the body(2018)

Nanobots could provide cancer treatment free from side effects. | Continue reading


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Facial recognition technology sends black man to jail for crime he didn't commit

The plaintiff is suing prosecutors and officials in Woodbridge Township over his arrest in 2019. | Continue reading


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Insecure wheels: Police turn to car data to destroy suspects' alibis

Looser privacy standards for vehicle data are a treasure chest of data for law enforcement. | Continue reading


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CDC says all U.K. air travelers to U.S. need negative Covid test starting Monday

The order from President Donald Trump follows similar actions by the airlines and flight suspensions by nations concerned about coronavirus variants. | Continue reading


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Silicon Valley's hunger problems grow during a time of record profits

During the Covid-19 era, Silicon Valley is donating millions of dollars more. It's not enough. | Continue reading


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Feds have discussed obtaining Giuliani's electronic communications

The federal investigation of the president's personal lawyer is ongoing, said two sources familiar with the matter, with one saying it is "very active." | Continue reading


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Fauci tells kids he gave Santa the Covid vaccine

The world’s most famed gift-giver will be safe to travel on Christmas Eve after a house call from Dr. Anthony Fauci. | Continue reading


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Honda recalls 1.4M U.S. vehicles for software, other problems

A programming flaw in a control computer can cause the rear camera, turn signals and windshield wipers to malfunction. | Continue reading


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Anti-vaccination movement gets traction in unlikely source: Local news

From California to Maine, local news stations have been giving anti-vaccination activists a platform to spread misinformation. | Continue reading


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Twitter to remove “false” claims about seriousness of Covid-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci predicts that the U.S. could achieve herd immunity by "the end of the second quarter 2021." | Continue reading


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Kate Freeman is celebrating a historic "Jeopardy!" victory as she's believed to be the first out transgender contestant to win on the long-running game show. | Continue reading


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Bitcoin Hits All-Time High

This time around, large funds and even CEOs of publicly traded companies are fueling bitcoin's 2020 run. | Continue reading


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Covid having impact on children's education

“We’re going to almost need a New Deal for an entire generation of kids to give them the opportunity to catch up,” one advocate said. | Continue reading


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'Christmas Star' will be closest conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn in 800 years

The conjunction of the planetary giants will look like one large star on the winter solstice, Dec. 21, 2020, in the southwest sky. | Continue reading


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"We let our guards down. Please tell everybody to be careful. This is real, and if you get diagnosed, get help immediately," former Sen. Larry Dixon said. | Continue reading


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'Christmas Star' will be closest visible conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn

The conjunction of the planetary giants will look like one large star on the winter solstice, Dec. 21, 2020, in the southwest sky. | Continue reading


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Former Israeli space security chief says extraterrestrials exist

A "galactic federation" has been waiting for humans to "reach a stage where we will understand... what space and spaceships are," Haim Eshed said. | Continue reading


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'Havana Syndrome' likely caused by microwave energy, government study finds

Exclusive: The report on the neurological symptoms of U.S. diplomats in China and Cuba does not conclude that the directed energy was delivered intentionally, by a weapon. | Continue reading


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U.S. spy chief: China has done human testing to make super soldiers

U.S. intelligence agencies didn't immediately respond to requests for comment about whether China seeks super soldiers like those in such films as "Captain America." | Continue reading


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Police in Jackson, Mississippi, want access to live home security video

Civil liberties advocates warn that a new surveillance tool would put people’s everyday household activities under potential scrutiny by police. | Continue reading


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Covid-19 vaccines face a varied and powerful misinformation movement online

New research shows the bigger threat to public trust in a Covid-19 vaccine comes from smaller, better-connected Facebook groups. | Continue reading


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'Hacker collective' member sentenced to nearly 8 years

Timothy Dalton Vaughn, now 22, was accused in threats to dozens of schools, a bogus plane hijacking claim and an attempt to extort a California business. | Continue reading


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Ex-presidents are entitled to classified briefings. Some ex-intel officials think Trump shouldn't get access to any national secrets when he leaves office. | Continue reading


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U.S. states and territories are making new rules for travelers. Find which ones across the United States have implemented travel restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19. | Continue reading


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Scientists detect the ghostly signal that reveals the engine of the universe

Neutrinos from a long-theorized nuclear fusion reaction in the sun have been definitively observed, confirming the process that powers most stars. | Continue reading


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'Longest-serving cannabis offender' to be released early from 90-year sentence

Richard DeLisi was sentenced in 1989 for conspiring to traffic more than 100 pounds of marijuana into the U.S. from Jamaica. | Continue reading


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Almost 60 percent of business closures are now permanent, new Yelp data shows

The types of restaurants with the highest closure rates include breakfast and brunch places, sandwich shops, and Mexican restaurants. | Continue reading


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Fight club in New York City with over 200 people broken up by authorities

Attendees of "Rumble in the Bronx" were discovered drinking, smoking and fighting, according to officials — and were not social distancing, they said. | Continue reading


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Justice Alito calls Covid restrictions 'previously unimaginable'

The conservative jurist spoke virtually to the Federalist Society's annual convention. | Continue reading


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Jeffrey Toobin fired from New Yorker after 27 years following Zoom incident

Toobin was suspended in October after exposing himself during a Zoom meeting between magazine staffers and WNYC radio staffers. | Continue reading


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Research shows Covid-19 patients with life-threatening illness have antibodies that disable key immune system proteins called interferons. | Continue reading


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DOJ probe ends with no action against prosecutors who oversaw Epstein deal

"Letting a well-connected billionaire get away with child rape and international sex trafficking isn’t ‘poor judgment’ – it is a disgusting failure,” said Sen. Ben Sasse. | Continue reading


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Theta was named Monday night, making it the 29th named storm of 2020 and the most in a single season on record. This as Eta continues to spin in the Gulf. | Continue reading


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Joe Biden defeats Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States. Follow live updates and reactions. | Continue reading


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Joe Biden, will become the 46th president of the United States after beating Donald Trump. Biden and Kamala Harris delivered their acceptance speeches Saturday in Delaware. | Continue reading


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Biden Defeats Trump to Become Next President

A victory in Pennsylvania put Biden over the 270 Electoral College vote threshold needed to win the presidency. | Continue reading


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