There I was, sitting at the Beachcomber Restaurant on a Florida Beach last February, a month before the pandemic began, munching on fish and chips. I graciously let my date, my wife of many years, have the ocean view and sat with my back to the Atlantic surf. …


In March, organizers of the COVID Moonshot initative crowdsourced chemical designs for COVID-19 antivirals. They received over 14,000 submissions from chemists around the world.

PostEra, a machine-learning company leading the Moonshot initiative, triaged those submissions for how quickly and easily each chemical compound could be synthesized. …


On Friday, the Blockchain Association responded to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the Federal Reserve’s notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would lower the Travel and Recordkeeping rules’ compliance thresholds to $250 for transactions involving non-U.S. jurisdictions. The Association urged the agencies to reconsider this NPRM, the adoption of…


Milwaukee County’s recount of the presidential election vote tally came to an end Friday, with Democratic President-elect Joe Biden adding 132 votes to his margin of victory over President Donald Trump in Milwaukee County.

In all, Biden gained 257 votes and Trump added 125. The results came Friday evening, seven…


Rockets launched from Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region again hit the capital of Eritrea, diplomats said on Sunday, as the US embassy in Asmara reported “six explosions” in the city.

The blasts — which the embassy said occurred about 10pm Saturday night (19:00 GMT) — came hours after Ethiopian Prime Minister…


Meghan Markle is trending again on Twitter. She suffered a miscarriage earlier this year and decided to write about it in The New York Times. It’s a beautiful and heart-wrenching article titled ‘The Losses We Share’.
“I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second.”
It’s brave…


There was no wasting time in The Mandalorian chapter 13. “The Jedi” gets right to … the Jedi.

But the teed-up reveal of a major Star Wars character wasn’t the only bombshell awaiting Thanksgiving-dinner-comatosed fans: Season 2, episode 5 gave us the clearest look yet into the origins of Baby…

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