Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021
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Vaccinations Can Curb Record U.S. Covid Deaths: Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg, 14 Jan 2021
Jan.13 -- Johns Hopkins Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Lauren Sauer discusses attempts to lower the Covid-19 death rate via increased ...
Biden signs 'Buy American' executive order
AP, 26 Jan 2021
President Joe Biden signed an executive order Monday to boost government buying from U.S.
California Governor Gavin Newsom discusses lifting of stay-at-home order
CBS, 26 Jan 2021
California officials lifted the state's stay-at-home order following a drop in new reported COVID-19 cases and hospitalization rates as well as projections for that decrease to ...
House poised to launch Trump's impeachment trial
Reuters, 26 Jan 2021
The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday will formally charge ex-President Donald Trump with inciting an insurrection in a fiery speech to his followers before this month's d...
Joe Biden Signs Executive Order Promoting Companies Buy American | NBC News NOW
NBC, 26 Jan 2021
President Joe Biden signed an executive order requiring companies to make more of their components in America and ensure the value of those components contribute to the value of...
Biden signs executive order reversing Trump’s transgender military ban
CA, 26 Jan 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden signed an order Monday reversing a Trump-era Pentagon policy that largely barred transgender individuals from serving in the military.
Dan Crenshaw reacts to Biden lifting the transgender 'ban' on military service
FOX, 26 Jan 2021
Rep. Dan Crenshaw. R-TX, clarifies the details of former President Trump's policy on transgender military service.
Clashes in Lebanon's Tripoli as anger grows over virus lockdown
AFP, 26 Jan 2021
Lebanese demonstrators clash with security forces in the northern city of Tripoli, as anger grows over a total lockdown aimed at stemming an unprecedented spike in coronavirus c...
Keilar calls out Dr. Birx's post-Trump reputation rehab tour
CNN, 26 Jan 2021
Dr. Deborah Birx, former President Donald Trump's coronavirus task for coordinator, is making the rounds on television revealing the dysfunction in the Trump White House.
WATCH LIVE: Biden gives remarks on strengthening American manufacturing
PBS, 26 Jan 2021
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Humberto: Phoenix's First Hispanic Postmaster | Cause of Life - NYT Opinion
NYT, 26 Jan 2021
A hard-working bricklayer from the projects, Humberto Trujillo helped build the main Phoenix post office — and rose to become his city’s first Hispanic postmaster.
What happens if a healthcare worker refuses the COVID vaccine? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 26 Jan 2021
A small but significant number of healthcare workers in several countries including the US, Germany and India are refusing to take a Covid-19 vaccine despite being at high risk ...
Brazil: Reforestation to replenish water supplies | Global Ideas
DW, 26 Jan 2021
Deforestation has left only 20 percent of the once gigantic Atlantic Forest. Cities such as São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro depend on the rainforest for their water supplies.
Chinese and Indian troops ‘clash’ in disputed border area
BBC, 25 Jan 2021
Chinese and Indian troops have reportedly clashed in a disputed border area, with injuries on both sides, Indian media say.
China reports 124 new Covid-19 cases, workers rush to complete quarantine sites
SCMP, 25 Jan 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube China confirmed 124 new Covid-19 cases on January 24, 2020.
France to decide on possible 3rd lockdown amid rise in new Covid-19 variants cases
FRANCE24, 25 Jan 2021
The French government is considering whether or not to impose a third national lockdown.
Jab deliveries could fall by 60% | EU 'deeply dissatisfied' with AstraZeneca vaccine shortages
RT, 25 Jan 2021
AstraZeneca has warned the EU’s executive that there will be
Boris Johnson: Government 'looking at potential of relaxing some measures' before mid-February
Telegraph, 25 Jan 2021
Boris Johnson has revealed the Government will be "looking at the potential of relaxing some measures" before mid-February, however could not guarantee schools returning before ...
Boris Johnson: schools 'priority' but no date on reopening
Guardian, 25 Jan 2021
The prime minister refused to say when schools in England might reopen, adding they would be a priority once Covid infection rates came down.
Live: Crescent-shaped lake surrounded by desert in NW China – Ep. 7
CGTN, 25 Jan 2021
Crescent Lake, also known as Yueya Spring, is a crescent-shaped lake surrounded by desert, six kilometers south of #Dunhuang in Gansu Province, northwestern China.
France's Moreno Calls for More Women on Boards
Bloomberg, 25 Jan 2021
Jan.25 -- Elisabeth Moreno, France's equality minister, discusses the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the most vulnerable.