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'We didn't cut any corners': Pfizer CEO on Covid vaccine

December 09, 2020 10:55 am

Since discussions about the vaccine are happening on “political rather than on scientific terms”, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla claimed that people are confused about who and what to believe

US ends exchange programs with China, calling them 'propaganda'

December 05, 2020 4:15 pm

The Department said it had “terminated” the Policymakers Educational China Trip Program, the U.S.-China Friendship Program, the U.S.-China Leadership Exchange Program, the U.S.-China Transpacific Exchange Program and the Hong Kong Educational and Cultural Program.

Virus clusters erupt at US universities as semester begins

August 18, 2020 12:58 pm

The university placed the students living there in isolation and prohibited them from leaving.

Indian held for crossing illegally into US on foot from Canada

August 18, 2020 12:22 pm

The man admitted that he had intentionally entered the US from Canada.

Iran asks UN to hold US accountable for plane interception

August 08, 2020 11:45 am

“In reaction to the offensive and hazardous manouverings of the United States fighter jets and in order to save the civil aircraft and passengers’ lives, the airliner had to change altitude abruptly, causing injuries to the passengers onboard,” the ambassador said.

Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge

August 03, 2020 1:44 pm

School officials have said they hope to begin in-person classes after Labor Day.

Number of LGBT+ elected officials in U.S. hits new high

July 17, 2020 3:15 pm

The report also found the number of openly LGBT+ mayors increased by 35%, while the number of state legislators increased to 160 in June from 147 in June 2019.

First COVID-19 vaccine tested in US poised for final testing

July 15, 2020 1:57 pm

The vaccine requires two doses, a month apart.

Border authorities use pandemic powers to expel immigrants

July 11, 2020 11:07 am

The special powers will expire when the pandemic ends, but Trump administration officials have proposed a string of regulations over the last month to put asylum further out of reach. The proposals instruct judges to be more selective and deny some claims without a hearing.

China says U.S. sent ships to S.China Sea to flex its muscles

July 06, 2020 2:41 pm

Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian made the comments during a daily press briefing in Beijing in response to a question about two U.S. aircraft carriers conducting operations and exercises in South China Sea.