Moderna gets full FDA approval for vaccine given to 200 million Americans
About two years in and 75 million pandemic infections later, the Food and Drug Administration granted full approval Monday to Moderna’s vaccine against the novel virus that causes Covid-19.
Americans ready to accept Covid and move on with life
Covid-19 is officially here to stay and it’s time we all accept it as part of our everyday lives, a sizeable majority of Americans say in a new survey.
With $1.15 billion, Biden pushes states to plug abandoned oil wells, curb methane leaks
The Biden administration announced Monday it would release more than $1 billion from the bipartisan infrastructure law to help states cap off abandoned oil and gas wells that leak methane, a powerful greenhouse gas.
Georgia DA investigating Trump asks FBI for security help
The prosecutor investigating whether Donald Trump and others committed crimes by pressuring Georgia election officials to overturn Joe Biden's 2020 election win is seeking help from the FBI out of security concerns after the former president called for protests at a rally over the weekend.
Judge refuses to suppress evidence from warrant that ‘opened door’ on bribery scheme at LA City Hall
Former Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar failed to convince a federal judge that evidence collected by the FBI during a 2016 search warrant that "opened the doors" on a massive bribery scheme shouldn't be allowed at trial.
‘Partygate’ report unleashes torrent of rage against Johnson
The House of Commons was the scene of high emotions and political drama on Monday as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson bullishly defended himself in the face of growing evidence that he held boozy parties at Downing Street in violation of lockdown rules.
Socialists win surprise outright majority in Portugal; far right make gains
The center-left Socialists, led by Prime Minister Antonio Costa, outperformed expectations and picked up enough votes in Portuguese snap elections on Sunday to obtain a slim majority in parliament and not need the support of other parties to pass legislation.
Turmoil delayed, Italy retains 80-year-old president
After a week of opaque negotiations and divisive back-room politics, Italy's political parties over the weekend reelected Sergio Mattarella as president, a move that keeps the technocratic government of Prime Minister Mario Draghi intact for now.