The two leading Covid-19 vaccines, including one developed by BioNTech, are based on a new gene-based technology called messenger RNA that researchers believe could help fight cancer, heart disease and other viruses.19415 hours ago
Department of Homeland Security Inspector General Joseph Cuffari said in a report made public Monday that “known IT deficiencies” at the agency’s law enforcement arm prevented it from accurately tracking family members detained during the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy in 2018.
The Justice Department’s civil-rights division said troubling conditions within Massachusetts Department of Correction facilities have resulted in prisoners dying or seriously injuring themselves while on mental-health watch.
The state’s numbers of new cases and hospitalizations for coronavirus have been steadily climbing for weeks, but Florida’s governor vows he will never again issue a lockdown and is preventing local officials from enforcing mandates.
New testing procedures for House lawmakers traveling from out of town went into place in the Capitol, while multiple lawmakers said they were staying home after contracting Covid-19 or recent possible exposure to the virus.