Biden to end US COVID-19 emergency declarations on May 11

The announcement comes as other health experts see a pivotal point in the pandemic. Enlarge / US President Joe Biden speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, US, on Monday, Jan. 30, 2.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJan 31st, 2023

Apple TV+ "Ted Lasso" cast to visit White House to promote mental health

Jason Sudeikis and the cast behind the Apple TV+ hit comedy "Ted Lasso" will be meeting President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden on Monday, to promote mental health and well-being.Announced late on Sunday, the visit will see the on-screen stars.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 20th, 2023

The US government is once again threatening to ban TikTok. What you should know

Nearly two-and-a-half years after the Trump administration threatened to ban TikTok in the United States if it didn't divest from its Chinese owners, the Biden administration is now doing the same......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 18th, 2023

The Willow Arctic oil drilling project—the latest battle in a long fight over Alaska"s North Slope

For more than six decades, Alaska's North Slope has been a focus of intense controversy over oil development and wilderness protection, with no end in sight. Willow field, a 600-million-barrel, US$8 billion oil project recently approved by the Biden.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Biden’s TikTok ultimatum: Sever ties with China or face US ban

China says there's no evidence that TikTok threatens US national security. Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto / Contributor | NurPhoto) After US President Joe Biden and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CF.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

US demands Chinese owners sell TikTok, or face ban

The Biden Administration has reportedly told TikTok executives that the service could be banned completely in the US if China does not sell its stake in the firm.TikTok on a smartphoneThe long-running tensions between the US and social media platform.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Biden administration demands TikTok"s Chinese owners spin off their share or face US ban

The Biden administration has threatened to ban TikTok from the United States unless the app's Chinese owners agree to spin off their share of the social media platform, TikTok acknowledged Wednesday evening......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Innovative approach opens the door to COVID nanobody therapies

COVID is not yet under control. Despite a bevy of vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, and antivirals, the virus continues to mutate and elude us. One solution that scientists have been exploring since the early days of the pandemic may come in the form.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Florida surgeon general wrong on vaccines and bad at his job, CDC and FDA say

Ladapo has repeatedly peddled falsehoods about COVID-19 vaccines. Enlarge / Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo speaks at a press conference in Rockledge, Florida, on August 3, 2022. (credit: Getty | SOPA Images) At th.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 13th, 2023

Silicon Valley Bank: Global bank stocks slump despite Biden reassurances

It comes after US authorities stepped in to protect customers following the collapse of two American banks......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 13th, 2023

Silicon Valley Bank: Biden says US banking system is safe

US authorities say they will guarantee all customer deposits after two banks collapse and spark crisis fears......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 13th, 2023

Silicon Valley Bank: Money in failed bank is safe, US government says

Authorities take emergency action to shore up the banking system after two institutions collapse......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 13th, 2023

MacGyver Challenge: Teenage Wasteland!

Think you could MacGyver your way out of a dangerous situation?  Welcome to Make:’s MacGyver Challenge — solve this emergency scenario in a creative way and your solution could be featured in the next issue of Make: magazine! Submit your an.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated NewsMar 12th, 2023

Spike in deadly strep infections linked to wave of flu, RSV in US kids

Group A strep is known to piggyback on viral infections. Enlarge / A microscope image of Streptococcus pyogenes, a common type of group A strep. (credit: Getty | BSIP) In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and amid a tal.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 10th, 2023

CATL reports CNY328.6 billion in 2022 revenue, seeing slower profit growth in 4Q

China-based battery maker CATL had a strong 2022 despite the challenges caused by COVID-19 and the lithium price hike. The company saw a 152% growth in revenue and a 92.9% increase in net profit last year. However, its profit growth was much lower in.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 10th, 2023

No One Knows if You Need Another Covid Booster

It’s cellular immunity, not antibodies, that probably protects against the coronavirus’s worst effects—and scientists haven’t worked out how long it lasts......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMar 9th, 2023

COVID survivors at increased risk of long-term gastrointestinal conditions

Although people with severe COVID had highest risk, mild cases also upped risks. Enlarge (credit: Getty | BSIP) Surviving a bout of COVID-19 can significantly increase the risk of developing a range of long-term gastroin.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 9th, 2023

EPA proposes stricter limits on coal plant water pollution

The Biden administration on Wednesday proposed strengthening a rule aimed at reducing polluted wastewater from coal-burning power plants that has contaminated streams, lakes and underground aquifers across the nation......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 8th, 2023

COVID-19 lockdowns reduced disease spread, but with costs

The lockdowns at the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic reduced the spread of infection by an estimated 56%, a recent study has found. If all governors did not issue any lockdowns until April 23, 2020, the number of cases would have been five times highe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 8th, 2023

VW says sorry for child carjacking fiasco, makes safety service free

From June 1, most model-year 2020-2023 VWs can sign up for five free years. Enlarge / Modern VWs are equipped with an SOS button that connects to emergency services. Now it's making the service free for five years. (credit: Volks.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 8th, 2023

TikTok ban now closer than ever; here are the latest developments

A TikTok ban is getting dangerously, dangerously close in the United States. On Tuesday, Congress unveiled a bill, the RESTRICT Act, that would give the Biden administration the power to ban apps like TikTok if they pose a risk to US national securi.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 8th, 2023