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.
The next big challenge will be getting that supply into peoples arms.
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.
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.
A UPS driver was moved to tears after his customers in Pennsylvania showed their appreciation in a big way.
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.
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.
The NASA Perseverance rover has taken its first drive on Mars, traveling about 21 feet and doing a little spin across Jezero Crater.