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Moderna Gets OK to Start Larger Trial for a Coronavirus Vaccine

Moderna Gets OK to Start Larger Trial for a Coronavirus Vaccine

Moderna Gets OK to Start Larger Trial for a Coronavirus Vaccine Moderna Gets OK to Start Larger Trial for a Coronavirus Vaccine One of the first biotech companies to begin human trials of an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus is now ready to move onto the next phase of testing. On Thursday, Moderna announced that the Food and Drug Administration …

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Fired in a Pandemic ‘Because We Tried to Start a Union,’ Workers Say

Fired in a Pandemic ‘Because We Tried to Start a Union,’ Workers Say

Fired in a Pandemic ‘Because We Tried to Start a Union,’ Workers Say Fired in a Pandemic ‘Because We Tried to Start a Union,’ Workers Say Truck drivers and warehouse workers at Cort Furniture Rental in New Jersey had spent months trying to unionize in the hopes of securing higher wages and better benefits. By early this year, they thought …

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Small-Business Loan Program, Chaotic From Start, Gets 2nd Round

Small-Business Loan Program, Chaotic From Start, Gets 2nd Round

Small-Business Loan Program, Chaotic From Start, Gets 2nd Round Small-Business Loan Program, Chaotic From Start, Gets 2nd Round One day before the federal government’s $349 billion aid program for small businesses was set to go live, the chief executive of a Minnesota bank was frantically dialing officials in Washington. Grand Rapids State Bank needed more time to understand the program, …

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White House claims there are enough tests to start Trump’s ‘phase 1’ – only 1% of country has been tested

White House claims there are enough tests to start Trump's 'phase 1' - only 1% of country has been tested

Despite the White House saying that anyone who wanted a coronavirus test could get one, only 1 per cent of the US has been tested in recent weeks, while officials across the US have reported significant shortages in testing abilities as Donald Trump grows impatient to “reopen” the economy. Vice President Mike Pence claimed on Friday that the US has enough …

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Find Cassavetes Confusing? Start Here

Find Cassavetes Confusing? Start Here

What on earth is going on in the films of John Cassavetes? Any movie lover is bound to confront that question, perhaps under a cloud of misconceptions and secondhand impressions. Maybe you heard that Cassavetes, a critical figure in American independent film, had ushered in a new era of realism in movies. Maybe you saw “Shadows,” which inaugurated the actor’s …

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Labor of Love: New dating show will document Bachelor contestant’s search for partner ready to start a family

Labor of Love: New dating show will document Bachelor contestant’s search for partner ready to start a family

A new dating show will see a former Bachelor contestant search for the perfect father-to-be for her future children. Kristy Katzmann, who appeared on The Bachelor‘s 11th season in 2007, is the protagonist of the upcoming Fox programme – to be hosted by Sex and the City’s Kristin Davis.​ A newly released synopsis describes the 41-year-old as a “smart, successful and beautiful career …

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Coronavirus: Fauci says gradual reopening of US could start ‘next month’

Ron Paul claims Dr Fauci wants 'total control' of the public, pushing outlandish coronavirus conspiracy as official receives death threats

The US could begin loosening some of its economic shutdown and social distancing restrictions as early as “next month,” the nation’s leading infectious disease expert said on Sunday. That would be in line with the 1 May date pegged by Donald Trump for potentially re-opening parts of the country for business. “It could probably start at least in some ways, …

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Coronavirus: Trump demands GM start making ventilators – despite cancelling earlier deal

Coronavirus: Trump demands GM start making ventilators – despite cancelling earlier deal

Donald Trump has demanded Ford and General Motors pivot to making ventilators that could save lives amid the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, in a tweet urging the Chevrolet maker to re-open an Ohio assembly plant the company no longer owns. The demand follows just one day after a report indicated the White House had decided earlier in the week …

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Never Given a Close Look to Hitchcock? Start Here

Never Given a Close Look to Hitchcock? Start Here

Alfred Hitchcock may seem like an odd choice for this column, which purports to recommend entry points for movie genres you don’t get or directors who seem difficult. Hitchcock, by contrast, could easily be considered the most famous director who ever lived. His run from 1958 to 1963 alone — “Vertigo,” “North by Northwest,” “Psycho,” “The Birds” — consists exclusively …

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How Do You Make a Less Toxic Blue Dye? Start With Red Beets

How Do You Make a Less Toxic Blue Dye? Start With Red Beets

Blue is the color of clear skies and open water. It conjures calm. But it’s not easy being blue. It’s not the easiest color to make, either. You can make a nice blue by mixing certain minerals with elements like mercury or lead. But they are toxic. Other methods of producing blue dyes can also be harmful to humans and …

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