Tag: Pennsylvania

America’s extra vaccine doses could be key to global supply

The Biden administration’s purchase of 200 million additional Pfizer and Modern doses means the U.S. could fully vaccinate 300 million people with just those two vaccines — and 355 million more people if four additional vaccines gain FDA approval.Why it…

/ February 13, 2021
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A New Show Places Emma Amos, Whose Art Captured the Civil Rights and Feminist Movements, Where She Belongs: the 20th-Century Canon

The artist Emma Amos died in May, at age 83, from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. But even as her illness progressed, the painter, printmaker, and weaver was sustained by the knowledge that her seven-decade career was finally on the brink of her…

/ February 2, 2021
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Several Republican and Democratic lawmakers emerge as troublemakers

Several Republican and Democratic lawmakers are emerging as troublemakers within their parties and political thorns for their leadership. Why it matters: We're calling this group "The Mischief Makers" — members who threaten to upend party unity — the theme eclipsing…

/ January 28, 2021
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Off the rails: Conspiracy theorists commandeer Trump’s legal operation

Beginning on election night 2020 and continuing through his final days in office, Donald Trump unraveled and dragged America with him, to the point that his followers sacked the U.S. Capitol with two weeks left in his term. This Axios…

/ January 17, 2021
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Off the rails: Trump’s premeditated election lie lit the fire

Beginning on election night 2020 and continuing through his final days in office, Donald Trump unraveled and dragged America with him, to the point that his followers sacked the U.S. Capitol with two weeks left in his term. Axios takes…

/ January 16, 2021
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Trump Supporters’ Main Problem Was Never The Economy

ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty ImagesSupporters of President Donald Trump rampage through the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 as Congress met to count the Electoral Votes that named Joe Biden the winner of the November election.Safe to say, the Donald Trump…

/ January 16, 2021
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GOP Sen. Josh Hawley says he will object to Electoral College certification of Biden’s win

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) said in a statement Wednesday that he will object to the certification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory during the joint session of Congress on Jan. 6, alleging that some states failed to follow their…

/ December 30, 2020
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The 10 Most Astonishing Archaeological Discoveries of 2020, From an Ancient Cat Carving to the Amazon Rock Paintings

Despite its many difficulties, 2020 gave us some incredible discoveries. Shortly after scientists confirmed that the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, owned Dead Sea Scroll forgeries, putting the authenticity of some 70 other known fragments in question, the…

/ December 30, 2020
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The Supreme Court Rejects Texas’s Shameful Lawsuit, But There Has to Be a Reckoning

When the state of Texas asked the Supreme Court, this week, to disenfranchise millions of voters in four other states—Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin—it said that it was doing so because “no other remedy or forum” existed. The Electoral College…

/ December 12, 2020
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US Supreme Court rejects Texas bid to overturn election | DW News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQEV75IVveMThe US Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit filed by the state of Texas to overturn the results of last month's election. President Trump and scores of Republican officials and lawmakers had supported the action. The suit challenged President-elect Joe…

/ December 12, 2020
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Biden’s West Wing to start with small staff to curb COVID-19

President-elect Joe Biden will likely start with a "skeleton staff" in the West Wing to keep him healthy after the Trump administration's cavalier approach to the coronavirus, a White House support staffer familiar with the transition plans told Axios.Why it…

/ December 9, 2020
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Peatlands keep a lot of carbon out of Earth’s atmosphere, but that could end with warming and development

Peatlands are a type of wetland where dead plant material doesn’t fully decompose because it’s too soggy. In these ecosystems, peat builds up as spongy dark soil that’s sometimes referred to as sod or turf. Over thousands of years, yards-thick…

/ December 7, 2020
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Rudy Giuliani says he’s “feeling good” after coronavirus announcement

Rudy Giuliani tweeted Sunday night that he's "getting great care and feeling good," hours after President Trump announced that his 76-year-old personal attorney had tested positive for COVID-19.Why it matters: Giuliani has been traveling the country, and meeting with lawmakers, as…

/ December 7, 2020
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Trump’s Battle to Undermine the Vote in Pennsylvania

Since November 3rd, Malcolm Kenyatta, a Democratic state representative from Philadelphia, has received a stream of threatening text messages and e-mails from voters. “You must not certify the fraudulent results of this election until all LEGAL ballots are counted,” Steven…

/ November 27, 2020