Russian-Chinese pact to explore the moon is another sign the U.S. must change its approach to Moscow

Photo taken by the rover Yutu-2 (Jade Rabbit-2) on Jan. 11, 2019 shows the lander of the Chang’e-4 probe. China announced Friday that the Chang’e-4 mission, which realized the first-ever soft-landing on the far side of the moon, was a complete success. Xinhua News Agency | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Call it lunar […]

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IRS started processing stimulus checks Friday, money begins arriving in accounts

Treasury secretary nominee Janet Yellen speaks after US President-elect Joe Biden announced his economic team at The Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware, on December 1, 2020. Chandan Khanna | AFP | Getty Images The Internal Revenue Service on Friday began processing stimulus checks, which have already started to hit Americans’ bank accounts and should continue […]

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Lindsey Boylan plans to target Schumer, Gillibrand with PAC for not calling on Cuomo to resign

Lindsey Boylan attends The 9th Annual Elly Awards Hosted By The Women’s Forum Of New York on June 17, 2019 in New York City. Mike Coppola | Getty Images A former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo is planning to unleash a political action committee against Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand […]

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U.S. tops 100 million Covid vaccine doses administered, 13% of adults now fully vaccinated

Residents wait in line to be vaccinated at a mass COVID-19 vaccination center set up in a parking lot outside of the United Center, home to the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks, on March 10, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images The United States on Friday topped 100 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered, […]

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City of Minneapolis reaches $27 million settlement with George Floyd’s family

Bridgett Floyd, sister of George Floyd, speaks outside the courthouse as jury selection begins for the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis policeman accused of killing George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. March 8, 2021. Eric Miller | Reuters The city of Minneapolis has reached a $27 million settlement with George […]

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo again refuses to resign, says Democratic calls to quit are ‘dangerous’

Governor Andrew Cuomo speaking about recent allegations. Source: New York State A combative New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday again refused to resign, arguing that calls by a growing number of Democratic lawmakers that he quit due to a sexual harassment scandal are “reckless and dangerous” because they do not know the facts. “I […]

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Dentists, veterinarians and med students authorized to administer Covid shots as Biden expands vaccine program

A U.S. Army soldier from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, immunizes Jacklina Mendez with the COVID-19 vaccine at the Miami Dade College North Campus on March 09, 2021 in North Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The Biden administration will allow a wider array of medical workers, including dentists, veterinarians, […]

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Microsoft and Google spar ahead of antitrust hearing on tech and the future of news

Microsoft President Brad Smith speaks (L) and Sundar Pichai of Google. Getty Images Microsoft and Google sparred over their practices and treatment of news outlets in a battle between antitrust targets of past and present. In his written testimony for a hearing before the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust Friday, Microsoft president Brad Smith said […]

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Congressional Democrats from New York call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo listens to speakers at a vaccination site on March 8, 2021, in New York. SETH WENIG | AFP | Getty Images Congressional Democrats from New York, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, on Friday issued near-simultaneous calls for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign. This is breaking news. […]

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb says Americans will be getting together well before Biden’s July 4 target

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday he thinks many Americans will start holding group gatherings well before President Joe Biden‘s target of Independence Day. In an interview on “Squawk Box,” the former Food and Drug Administration commissioner said he believes the timeline Biden laid out in his primetime address Thursday was too conservative compared with how […]

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