U.S. COVID-19 deaths cross painful 600,000 milestone as country reopensUnited States · 6:06 PM UTC
The United States has now lost over 600,000 mothers, fathers, children, siblings and friends to COVID-19, a painful reminder that death, sickness and grief continue even as the country begins to return to something resembling pre-pandemic normal.
Healthcare & PharmaceuticalsNovavax COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in U.S. trial
TechnologyAnalysis: Murkiness of Russia's ransomware role complicates Biden summit mission
Autos & TransportationElectric-truck maker Lordstown’s CEO, CFO resign, shares slump
Supreme Court of the United StatesU.S. Supreme Court seeks Biden views on Harvard admissions dispute
EnergyEDF examines gases build-up at Chinese nuclear plant
Aerospace & DefenseEurope-U.S. nearing jet subsidy pact under China’s shadow
The U.S. Supreme Court turned away a free speech challenge to a federal anti-riot law ... Hundreds of low-level crack cocaine offenders cannot benefit under a 2018 federal law that reduced certain prison sentences ... And LinkedIn has another chance to try to stop rival hiQ Labs from harvesting personal data from the their platform’s public profiles
Technology · 6:39 PM UTCHuawei CFO seeks publication ban on HSBC documents in U.S. extradition case
Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on Monday will seek to bar publication of documents her legal team received from HSBC, a request opposed by Canadian prosecutors in her U.S. extradition case who say it violates the principles of open court.
U.S. · 2:07 PM UTCDemocrats battle Republican-led voting curbs in Georgia
Democrats and their allies are mounting a major effort to educate Georgia voters on sweeping new voting restrictions passed by the state’s Republican-led legislature ahead of next year’s crucial U.S. Senate and congressional races.