India Aims to Inoculate 300 Million by July

NEW DELHI – India will roll out an ambitious nationwide vaccination drive against COVID-19 on Saturday, aiming to inoculate 300 million people, or nearly one quarter of the population, by July. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Monday that with the upc…

Posted in General January 11, 2021

Parler Social Network Sues Amazon After Ban

Social media platform Parler has sued Amazon in response to being removed from Amazon Web Services (AWS), the company’s web hosting services. Calling the deplatforming a “death blow,” Parler said Amazon engaged in antitrust violations, breached its con…

Posted in General January 11, 2021

British, South African COVID Variants Spreading Around Globe

The British variant of the COVID-19 virus, thought by scientists to be much more contagious, has been found in France and Russia, according to news reports Sunday. Russia, which has recorded more than 3 million cases of the virus, had already suspended…

Posted in General January 10, 2021

Biden Backs Controversial Vaccine Strategy

President-elect Joe Biden announced a controversial shift in COVID-19 vaccination strategy Friday, aiming to release all available doses as soon as possible.Currently, half the doses of the two-shot vaccines are being reserved so that everyone who gets…

California is Desperate, but Volunteer Health Corps Dwindles

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – California desperately needs more medical workers at facilities swamped by coronavirus patients, but almost no help is coming from a volunteer program that Governor Gavin Newsom created at the start of the pandemic. An army of …

Boeing Will Pay $2.5 Billion to Settle Charge Over Plane

Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle a criminal conspiracy charge for misleading regulators about the safety of its 737 Max aircraft, which suffered two deadly crashes shortly after entering airline service.The Justice Department said Thursday that B…