Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine Fails to Suppress Coronavirus Outbreaks in Other Countries
China's coronavirus vaccines, Sinovac and Sinopharm, are under criticism after countries who administered the shots among their citizens continued to record staggering numbers of confirmed cases. Hong Kong researchers discovered that the Chinese vaccines had a low efficacy rate of 62%.
Ghislaine Maxwell's Lawyers Laid Complaints Over Treatment in Jail, Days After Court Denies Bail Request
Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyer claims she is subjected to inhumane treatment in jail amid preparation for potential trial in November.
Stimulus Check Payment Not Received? Here's Why and How to Track Your IRS Money
The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is continuing the distribution of stimulus check payments under President Joe Biden's American Rescue Plan. Many residents who still have not received their payments can track their payments online.
China Successfully Launches First Astronauts for Space Station Construction After Being Banned From ISS
Years after being banned fron the ISS, China successfully sent three astronauts to its self-developed space station.
South Carolina High Court Blocks Two Electric Chair Executions, Convicts Must Have Choice of Death by Firing Squad
The South Carolina Supreme Court blocked on Wednesday the scheduled executions of two convictees by electrocution. They are on hold due to the statutory right of inmates to choose the manner of their execution.
Heat Wave Bakes Western United States, 'A Signal of What the Future Might Look Like'
A mid-June heat wave is lasting through the week's end. Climate models expect the Western United States to dry out and heat up, which is alluded to be a signal of what the future might look like.
Student Loans Worth $500 Million Abolished After Thousands of Former ITT Tech Students Defrauded
Thousands of former ITT Tech students will be given student loan forgiveness totaling about $500 million after the government discovered fraud. United States President Joe Biden's administration is continuously working to canceling student loan debts moving forward.
Hunter Biden’s Racist Comment on Asians Being “Yellow” Revealed in Leaked Text Messages
Report reveals the recent racist comments from first son Hunter Biden who described Asian Women as "yellow." Said comments were addressed to his cousin Caroline Biden after he was supposed to be meet someone who was not identified personally, noted a news report.
Airbnb Reportedly Paid $7 Million to Tourist After a Rape Incident
Airbnb compensated a visitor $7 million after she claimed she was raped in a Manhattan apartment. According to a recent allegation, the huge payment is part of the firm's systematic effort to conceal the incident.
Juneteenth Becomes Federal Holiday, Commemorating the Freedom of Slaves
The White House recently announced the passage of the Juneteenth National Independence Act, which makes June 19 a federal holiday. The date commemorates the same day in 1865 when slaves in Galveston, Texas, were told that then-President Abraham Lincoln ordered the freedom of slaves.
US Ends Trump-Era Policy Limiting Asylum for Survivors of Gang and Domestic Violence
Attorney General Merrick Garland reversed a Trump-era immigration policy on Wednesday that made it impossible to seek asylum in the US over concerns of gang violence or domestic abuse. This is one of the Justice Department’s most significant reversals of a Trump-era policy.
Kim Jong Un Weight Loss Speculation Unlikely; Geopolitical Consequences May Imply as He Gets Thinner
The world is curious about North Korea leader Kim Jong Un's weight loss, which has sparked speculations about his health since he has not named a successor if ever he becomes incapacitated.
Hundreds of Southwest Flights Canceled or Delayed Due to Technological Problems Amid Passenger Surge
Southwest Airlines announced it has canceled or delayed many of its scheduled flights after experiencing technological issues. Authorities have been struggling with the problems for the third day in a row that has affected many of its customers.
$1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Receives Bipartisan Support, But Democrats Raise Fresh Concerns
A bipartisan group of senators announced that they support a framework for an infrastructure plan, but Democrats claim the proposal will fall short of their goal to address wider issues.
Biden, Putin Discuss Issues at Geneva Meeting, Leave With Agreements But Clear Tensions Remain
President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to relieve tensions during a high-profile summit.