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January 4, 2022

Omicron Cases Are Hitting Highs, But New Data Put End in Sight

  Image Credit:CIPhotos via Getty Images A number of new studies have confirmed the silver lining of the Omicron variant: Even if the number of cases climbs to a record level, the number of severe cases and hospital admissions is not the case. The data, some scientists say, points to a new and less worrying […]

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January 3, 2022

Apple has become the world's first $3 trillion company

Apple CEO Tim Cook greets fans outside the Apple Store on Fifth Ave in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Apple has taken another important step. The iPhone maker surpassed a market value of $ 3 trillion on Monday – the first publicly traded company  to be […]

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January 3, 2022

President Joe Biden asks student-loan borrowers to 'do their part' in preparing for payments to resume on May 1 as pressure for broad cancellation ramps up again

Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Biden extended a student-loan-payment pause an additional three months through May 1. He said borrowers should use this extra time to prepare for the resumption of payments. But some lawmakers and advocates said this extra time should be used to cancel student debt. Last month, President Joe Biden gave 43 […]

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January 3, 2022

Elizabeth Holmes jury deadlocked on 3 charges

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes leaves federal court in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Nic Coury) (AP Photo/Nic Coury / AP Newsroom) The California jury on the criminal fraud case against Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes says she is stuck on 3 of the 11 charges she faces. The panel, made up of eight […]

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January 3, 2022

Eldest Trump children won't comply with subpoenas from New York attorney general

On Location: January 3, 2022Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images, FILE Former President Trump’s eldest son and daughter have refused to comply with  New York State Attorney General’s subpoenas while conducting a civil investigation into the valuation of their assets by the family-owned real estate company.  “A dispute has […]

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January 3, 2022

Tesla delivered close to one million vehicles in 2021

Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Tesla Inc reported quarterly record shipments on Sunday  that far exceeded Wall Street estimates and exceeded a global chip shortage as China’s production spiked. It was the sixth straight quarter that the world’s most valuable automaker posted record deliveries. Musk delivered 308,600 vehicles in the fourth quarter, far […]

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January 3, 2022

U.S. Defense Secretary Austin tests positive for COVID-19, symptoms mild

FILE PHOTO: NATO Defence Ministers meeting in Brussels Secretary of Defense  Lloyd Austin said on Sunday he had tested positive for COVID-19 and had mild symptoms during the home quarantine. In a statement on Sunday evening, Austin said he plans to “virtually” attend key meetings and discussions over the next week “whenever possible.” He said  […]

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January 2, 2022

Marjorie Taylor Greene's Personal Twitter Account Permanently Suspended

The personal twitter account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has been permanently suspended for violating the social media site’s COVID-19 misinformation policy, the company said Sunday. WIN MCNAMEE VIA GETTY IMAGES Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene’s personal Twitter account has been permanently banned after repeatedly violating the social media site’s COVID19 disinformation policy, the company said […]

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