Biden condemns Supreme Court ruling on Texas abortion law as ‘unprecedented assault’ on women’s rights
An abortion rights activist holds placards outside of the US Supreme Court before the Court struck down a Texas law placing restrictions on abortion clinics on June 27, 2016 in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Thursday blasted the Supreme Court justices who rejected an effort by abortion-rights […]
NIH director says new Israeli Covid data is building case for booster shots in the U.S.
New data from Israel on the effectiveness of Covid-19 vaccines over time is causing U.S. health leaders to rethink their position on vaccine booster shots in the U.S., National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins said Tuesday. “The people who got immunized in January are the ones that are now having more breakthrough cases,” […]
New Zealand was set to be the first advanced economy to hike rates. One Covid case put a stop to it
Workers and shoppers eat on the steps of Freyberg Place in downtown Auckland, New Zealand, on October 29, 2020, enjoying the freedom of Covid-19 Alert Level 1. Lynn Grieveson | Newsroom | Getty Images New Zealand was widely expected to become the first advanced economy to raise interest rates, but the central bank left rates […]