Month: December 2020

A nurse prepares to administer the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Guy’s Hospital in London, Britain December 8, 2020. Frank Augstein | Reuters Doctors in the United Kingdom are pushing back on health officials’ decision to change the vaccine schedule on Pfizer‘s Covid-19 immunizations, saying it fails to “follow the science.” U.K. health regulators on Wednesday
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You heard right – a second stimulus payout is on the way. Late on Dec. 27, President Trump signed the massive COVID-19 relief and government spending bill, which includes a second round of stimulus payments to eligible individuals across the country. To help bring you quickly up to speed, here’s a basic breakdown of the
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Sometimes nerd-ing out can pay off! Latif Nasser, the Radiolab co-host, science reporter and self-proclaimed “nerdy writer type,” has scored a Netflix hosting gig. The docuseries “Connected: The Hidden Science of Everything” explores all the weird, wacky, and wonderful ways science connects us to the universe and each other. Nasser and his Primetime Emmy Award-winning playwright/screenwriter
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Millions of Americans report not having enough money to pay for food during the pandemic. Michael Loccisano | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images The latest Covid relief package expands food benefits, giving further aid to millions of Americans who are facing financial difficulty because of the coronavirus pandemic.  The $900 billion stimulus bill signed
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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping are seen on a screen during a video conference to approve an investment pact between China and the European Union on December 30, 2020. Johanna Geron | AFP | Getty
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Even as the COVID-19 pandemic rages into its second year, the demand for L.A.’s luxury housing continues soaring long past unprecedented heights. Blame the nosebleed-high stock market, and the fact that many wealthy homeowners are upgrading to larger properties with more room to socially distance. Countywide restrictions on showings and virus concerns did little to
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