Moderna seeks FDA authorization for a 4th COVID vaccine shot for all adults

This post was originally published on this siteModerna requested emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for a fourth dose of its COVID-19 vaccine for people 18 and over.     

House passes bill to suspend normal trade relations with Russia

This post was originally published on this siteThe House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday to suspend normal trade relations with Russia, the latest effort by US lawmakers to inflict economic pain on the Kremlin for its unprovoked and brutal invasion of Ukraine.

Pelosi rejects Zelensky’s calls to ‘close the sky’ over Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteSpeaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday amplified her opposition to the idea of sending U.S. or NATO forces into Ukraine to help the embattled country repel Russian airstrikes.A more direct Western intervention to create a no-fly zone over…

RNC narrows 2024 convention finalists down to Nashville and Milwaukee

This post was originally published on this siteThe Republican National Committee has narrowed down the sites for its 2024 national convention to two cities, Milwaukee and Nashville, according to two people familiar with the decision.

90% of Mariupol in ruins, including theater where hundreds sheltered, official says: Live Ukraine updates

This post was originally published on this siteRussian airstrikes ripped apart a theater in Mariupol that served as a shelter for hundreds of people, Ukrainian officials said. Live updates.     

Russian court extends Brittney Griner’s arrest to May 19

This post was originally published on this siteA Russian court has extended WNBA star Brittney Griner’s arrest to May 19 following her detainment at an airport near Moscow last month.”The court granted the request of the investigation and extended the period of detention of the US citizen Griner…

Mortgage Rates Top 4% for the First Time Since 2019

This post was originally published on this siteRising borrowing costs pose another challenge for would-be homeowners already facing soaring home prices.

Biden to speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden will speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday for their first known discussion in months, the White House said Thursday.

GOP push for new voting restrictions in Michigan ramps up ahead of June 1 deadline

This post was originally published on this siteMichigan Republicans’ effort to get around Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s vetoes and implement new voting restrictions via a petition drive is set to ramp up this weekend, with a new push to gather signatures in time to meet a late-spring deadline and make the changes ahead of November’s midterm […]

Citigroup to cover travel costs after US state abortion laws

This post was originally published on this site Citigroup plans to provide travel benefits to workers who live in states that have passed laws to restrict abortion rights, such as Texas. The big US bank said in light of “changes in reproductive healthcare laws in certain states,” it will provide travel benefits to “facilitate access […]

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