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Excitement, Anxiety Peaks Ahead of James Webb Space Telescope Launch
Astrophysicists, astronomers and everyday space enthusiasts are on the edge of their seats anticipating the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) that is scheduled to blast into orbit on Dec. 25, Christmas day....
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New York Mayor-Elect Eric Adams Appoints Key Players to ‘Efficiency’ Positions
On Dec. 21, New York Mayor-elect, Eric Adams, announced the appointment of two new roles in his administration fulfilling a campaign promise that seeks to drive efficient and effective operations at the City level. Mathew...
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Pfizer Receives US Authorization For Its At Home COVID-19 Treatment, Paxlovid
On Wednesday, Dec. 22, U.S. health regulators authorized the first pill designed for at home use to treat COVID-19. Pfizer’s Paxlovid is reported to head off the worst effects of the virus.  The new treatment...
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American Families Struggling Under Weight of Inflation
Last month, the rate of inflation rose by 6.8 percent, the highest jump in around four decades. Families in America are now getting stressed out by the ever-increasing prices of goods and services. According to...
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Harvard Prof. Charles Lieber Convicted of Lying About China Ties, Receiving Millions in Funding
On Dec. 22, the U.S. Department of Justice moved to convict Harvard nanoscientist Charles Lieber for lying about his involvement with a recruitment program with ties to the Chinese government.  Lieber, 62, is the former...
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New Biden Orders on Fentanyl to Sanction Chinese Firms
On Dec. 15, President Joe Biden announced two executive orders intended to curb the skyrocketing death rates in the U.S. caused by synthetic drug overdoses, primarily related to fentanyl. In a release, the U.S. Treasury...
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Report: How Amazon Cozied Up To Beijing And Spread Propaganda To Grow Its China Business
Foreign companies that aspire to do business in China face a host of challenges. Yahoo’s exit from China and Microsoft Corp's decision to shut down LinkedIn shows how tough the business environment and regulatory requirements...
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Royal Caribbean Cruise Reports COVID-19 Outbreak Despite High Vaccination Rate
Forty-eight passengers of the Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas cruise ship have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. An additional six individuals who contracted the virus left the ship when it docked in Florida. Symphony...
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Free Speech Platform Gab Gets Own Payment Processing Service
Gab.com, the anti-censorship, free speech platform, has announced the launch of a payment processing service that the company claims will not discriminate against clients based on vaccination status or politics.  Founded in 2016 as a...