US approval for Moderna teen vaccines delayed

This post was originally published on this site US biotech firm Moderna said Sunday that American officials have delayed approving its Covid-19 vaccine for teenagers to allow more time to better assess the potential risk of developing myocarditis, or heart inflammation. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday “informed Moderna that the agency […]

World leaders in Glasgow for ‘last, best hope’ climate summit

This post was originally published on this site British Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomed more than 120 world leaders to historic climate talks in Glasgow Monday with the stark warning: “It’s one minute to midnight, and we need to act now.” Global heads of state and government were convening for a two-day summit at the […]

Central Banks Fuel New Bets on Tighter Money as Inflation Rises Globally

This post was originally published on this siteStubbornly high inflation across more wealthy economies last week prompted a shakeout in bond markets as investors began expecting policy makers to quickly tighten monetary policy.

Supreme Court hears dispute over Texas law that blocks most abortions in the state

This post was originally published on this siteA sharply divided Supreme Court will gather Monday to once again consider a Texas law that bars abortion at around six weeks of pregnancy, reigniting a debate concerning the most restrictive law in the country.

Republicans want more eyes on election workers. Experts worry about their intent

This post was originally published on this site Normally, more involvement in democracy is a good thing. But officials worry people could be motivated to take their election watcher roles too far. (Image credit: Patrick Semansky/AP)

Most Americans trust elections are fair, but sharp divides exist, a new poll finds

This post was originally published on this site Many Republicans appear to have bought into Trump’s lies about widespread election fraud. A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that just a third of GOP voters say they trust elections are fair. (Image credit: Kaz Fantone for NPR/Kaz Fantone for NPR)

States rethink ‘prison gerrymandering’ in 2020 redistricting process

This post was originally published on this siteMore than a dozen states are changing how they handle incarcerated Americans in redistricting maps, unwinding a practice critics call “prison gerrymandering.”

Supreme Court to consider fate of Texas abortion law

This post was originally published on this siteThe high court fast-tracked two challenges to the law that effectively bans most abortions. The proceedings begin at 10 a.m. ET.

Joe Biden vs. Donald Trump: The other Virginia governor’s race

This post was originally published on this siteTwo presidents, Joe Biden and Donald Trump, are playing outsized roles in a Virginia governor’s race that could be a barometer for the 2022 midterms.     

White House unveils strategy for 2050 net-zero goal

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. early Monday unveiled its strategy for achieving “net-zero” greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 — under which the country would try to eliminate or offset all of its climate pollution. Biden repeatedly expressed a desire to put the…

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