Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine endorsed by U.S. advisers

U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the country on the cusp of adding an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to quickly approve it for emergency use. CBC | World News  More...

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Countries’ new carbon-cutting pledges are nowhere near enough, UN says

The newest pledges by countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are falling far short of what’s needed to limit global warming to what the Paris climate accord More...

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Saudi crown prince approved murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi: U.S. intelligence report

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved “and likely ordered” the 2018 murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a U.S. More...

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Black scientists around the world are calling for action, equality and representation

After a woman walking in Central Park falsely accused a Black man of assaulting her, social media erupted in support of the scientist who was simply birdwatching More...

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Prince Harry gives 1st interview since being stripped of royal duties

During an appearance on The Late, Late Show with James Corden that aired early Friday, Prince Harry said he decided to step away from his work as a front-line More...

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Conservatives authorized Chinese police-owned company to run visa centre: Blair

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says he assumes security authorities signed off on an arrangement to allow a company owned by a Chinese police force to run Canada’s More...

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Biden’s trade pick says she’s focused on helping U.S. workers, holding back China

Some cabinet confirmations turn into partisan wrestling matches. By the end of her appearance at the Senate Finance committee Thursday, the confirmation of Katherine More...

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International community should ‘banish’ Saudi prince over Khashoggi’s killing: UN rapporteur

A leading UN expert says the international community needs to take steps against Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince, who is reported to be implemented in More...

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U.S. says airstrikes target facilities in Syria used by Iran-backed militias

The United States launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, targeting facilities near the Iraqi border used by Iranian-backed militia groups. The Pentagon said More...

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Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to Larry Nassar dies by suicide after charges

Prosecutors in Michigan filed charges Thursday against a former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. Hours later, the More...

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