New research clarifies the delicate nature of communicating scientific predictions in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. A new study emphasizes the challenges in communicating the science behind key policy decisions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The research, which appears in the journal Science Advances, demonstrates that both the […]
Check back here for updates as governments adjust their plans to prevent a second wave of infections while schools and other public services reopen in the fall
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is shown at middle surrounded by some of the top federal and provincial health officers working to combat it. Clockwise from top left: Dr. Theresa Tam (Canada), Dr. Bonnie Henry (B.C.), Dr. Horacio Arruda (Quebec), Dr. David Williams (Ontario), Dr. Brent Roussin (Manitoba), Dr. […]
The Vegas Golden Knights unveiled a new metallic gold jersey Friday that will be worn during the 2020-21 season.
LAS VEGAS — The Vegas Golden Knights unveiled a new metallic gold jersey Friday that will be worn during the 2020-21 season.Golden Knights chief marketing officer Brian Killingsworth said the process of a third gold sweater had been in the works for the past two years. He said it was […]
Joseph R. Biden’s campaign is pulling negative ads from the air for the time being in light of President Trump’s positive coronavirus diagnosis.
Joseph R. Biden’s campaign is pulling negative ads from the air for the time being in light of President Trump’s positive coronavirus diagnosis. Biden campaign adviser Ron Klain confirmed the move on Twitter. The decision was reportedly made before news broke that Mr. Trump was being transported to Walter Reed […]
The committee is still moving forward with a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Oct. 12.
Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) announced Friday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and said he first began feeling symptoms Thursday morning right around the time he attended a nearly 90-minute Senate Judiciary Committee hearing without a mask on for at least part of the time. Lee’s positive COVID-19 test […]
Raised by Wolves: a deadly Android reprogrammed to raise human children on the virgin planet Kepler-22b to establish an atheist civilization. “/> Enlarge/ Amanda Collin stars as Mother in Raised by Wolves: a deadly Android reprogrammed to raise human children on the virgin planet Kepler-22b to establish an atheist civilization. […]
Third-party sellers are using a network of Facebook and WeChat groups to evade detection. They’re reimbursing people for five-star reviews.
Third-party sellers are evading detection by hopping between tech platforms Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The halloween cat collar (three pack, adjustable strap, ghost pendant and bell) has conspicuously rave reviews on Amazon. Three for $10 is a steal! reads one. They seem to be made of quality […]
AUSTIN, Texas — Civil rights and voter advocacy groups have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block an order by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that dramatically reduced the number of drop-off locations for mail ballots. The lawsuit filed late Thursday could be the first of many legal challenges against Abbotts […]
It may have gotten off to a slow start, but digital Covid-19 contact tracing apps are finally picking up steam in the United States and may have surmounted one of their biggest obstacles to widespread use. States are now able to create contact tracing apps that work with those from […]