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Senate passes Bidens COVID relief bill, sending legislation with $1,400 stimulus checks to House

Joe Bidens $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus plan survived more than 24 hours of debate in which Republicans challenged key aspects of the bill.

usatoday.com

COVID-19 vaccine supplies are on the rise in the US

The next big challenge will be getting that supply into peoples arms.

theverge.com

Vaccine shows signs of protection against dozen-plus flu strains

A vaccine candidate developed by Nebraskas Eric Weaver and colleagues has demonstrated signs of protection against an unprecedented range of swine flu strains, the likes of which drove pandemics in both 2009 and 1918.

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Remote village near Pangong Lake gets mobile connectivity for first time

A remote village near Pangong Lake in Ladakh has got mobile connectivity for the first time. People were seen singing and dancing to celebrate the occasion.A remote village near Pangong Lake in Ladakh has got mobile connectivity for the first time. People were seen singing and dancing to celebrate the occasion.

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A Pennsylvania town surprised its UPS driver with a $1,000 gift thanking him for his hard work during the pandemic

A UPS driver was moved to tears after his customers in Pennsylvania showed their appreciation in a big way.

cnn.com

U.S. and Europe Will Suspend Tariffs on Alcohol, Food and Airplanes

The governments agreed to temporarily halt levies on billions of dollars of products as they search for a settlement to a long-running clash over subsidies given to Airbus and Boeing.

nytimes.com

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gets vaccine shot

The Dalai Lama, the 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader, was administered the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine on Saturday at a hospital in the north Indian hill town of Dharmsala.

After receiving the injection, he urged people to come forward, be brave and get vaccinated.

“In order to prevent some serious problems, this injection is very, very helpful,” he said.

Dr. G.D. Gupta of Zonal Hospital, where the shot was administered, told reporters that the Dalai Lama was observed for 30 minutes afterward. “He offered to come to the hospital like a common man to get himself vaccinated,” he said.

apnews.com

Perseverance rover takes its first drive on Mars, sends back image

The NASA Perseverance rover has taken its first drive on Mars, traveling about 21 feet and doing a little spin across Jezero Crater.

cnn.com