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The best way to defeat the pandemic is with a safe vaccine that can protect a large share of the population, especially people at higher risk of exposure, such as frontline health workers, and those more vulnerable, such as the elderly and, some health experts maintain, pregnant women. The data on whether pregnancy increases the risk for coronavirus infection or leads to more complications is incomplete, but there are preliminary indications that it is a potential risk factor. According to the World Health Organization, more than 190 COVID-19 vaccine candidates are currently under development.
Tana Mongeau offered free nude photos to her fans if they could prove they voted for Joe Biden via a link to her OnlyFans with the hashtag #bootyforbiden. The 22-year-old YouTuber then posted an update to her Instagram where she posed in her underwear and superimposed Biden's face over hers. Mongeau told Insider she was being sarcastic, and hasn't sent any free nudes to Biden voters: "obviously no one needs an explicit photo of me to go vote and make a change in our country."
The announcement of Sen. Kamala Harris as the Democratic vice presidential nominee – the first Black woman and Asian person on a major party's presidential ticket – was met with more racist and sexist stereotyping in media coverage compared to both major parties' 2016 vice presidential nominees, according to a new report. One quarter of coverage of Harris included racist or sexist tropes, such as describing the senator as too "uncooperative" or "ambitious," according to the report from Time's Up Now, the political arm of TIME'S UP, which advocates to end harassment and discrimination in the workplace. “It demonstrates with numbers how normal we think it is for white men to run for these offices, and how unusual or subject to criticism we think it is for a woman of color to run for those offices,” said Tina Tchen, president and CEO of TIME'S UP Now.
Former Attorney General Jeff Session and former deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein were a "driving force" behind President Donald Trump's child separation policy at the border, The New York Times reported on Tuesday. Sessions and Rosenstein called for the separation of children no matter how young they were, a new draft report found. Former Attorney General Jeff Session along with other top Justice Department officials were a "driving force" behind President Donald Trump's child separation policy at the border, a new draft report of findings by DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz said.
A vigil on Sunday night for a black man shot and killed by a white police officer in Texas descended into chaos when an armed white gunman arrived “to protect my city”. Jonathan Price, a 31-year-old motivational speaker, who worked for his hometown of Wolfe City, died on Saturday evening after a confrontation with Officer Shaun Lucas. Friends of Price say he was intervening in a domestic disturbance at a convenience store when the officer shot him.
The Russian military on Wednesday reported a successful test launch of the new Zircon hypersonic cruise missile, giving Russian President Vladimir Putin something to smile about on his 68th birthday. Speaking to Putin via a video call, Russian General Staff chief Valery Gerasimov said the test launch was carried out Tuesday from the Admiral Groshkov frigate located in the White Sea, north of Russia. The missile successfully hit a target in the Barents Sea, Gerasimov said.
GOP lawmakers and Trump advisors condemned President Donald Trump after he tweeted that he told his team to halt stimulus package negotiations until after the election. GOP Sen. Susan Collins, of Maine, described it as a "huge mistake." Rep. John Katko, a Republican from New York, tweeted Tuesday that he "disagree[s] with the President" and "strongly" urged him to "to rethink this move."
The body of a young model and mother has been found in a mass grave after a gang of men snatched her away from family while shopping at a Mexican street market. Yessenia Estefania Alvarado, 24, was reported to be among the remains found in the shallow grave in the town of Cajeme, Sonora, on 20 September. Ms Alvarado had been shopping with her mother and cousin in Ciudad Obregon when the group of men stopped the women and forced the model into a van on 19 August.
Hygiene is the new luxury': How cruise ship design could evolve to ward against outbreaks Royal Caribbean lines: Look but don't touch Royal Caribbean and its sister lines, which include Celebrity Cruises, Silversea and Azamara, plan to offer cruisers a modified buffet. "We think we can provide the same experience without the risk of contagion," Richard Fain, CEO of Royal Caribbean Group, told USA TODAY. Mark Tamis, the senior vice president of hotel operations for Royal Caribbean International, Royal Caribbean Group's flagship line, explained that the buffet will no longer be self-service.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday agreed to New York City's plan to close schools in nine coronavirus "hot spots" in Brooklyn and Queens, but said he was still discussing whether non-essential businesses should be shut down again in those areas. The closing of both private and public schools in those areas will begin on Tuesday, Cuomo said, bringing forward the plan announced by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio by a day. "I am not going to recommend or allow any New York City family to send their child to a school that I wouldn't send my child," Cuomo said at a news conference on Monday.
The director of national intelligence, John Ratcliffe, released a number of declassified intelligence documents on Tuesday that national security veterans warned could be part of a Russian disinformation campaign. The documents included handwritten notes from former CIA director John Brennan in 2016, shortly after he briefed then-President Barack Obama on US intelligence reporting on what Russian security services were saying. Specifically, according to Brennan's notes, Russian intelligence operatives were claiming Hillary Clinton concocted a plan "to vilify Donald Trump by stirring up a scandal claiming interference" by Russia during the 2016 election.
Vice President Mike Pence is known to rely on his wife Karen for support - the pair, married for 34 years, are inseparable. Less, however, is known about their three children - all young adults, beginning to forge their paths independently, but who were all present on August 26 for Pence's address to the Republican National Convention. “This has always been a family affair for us, from the very first campaign headed out to county fairs," Pence said several years ago.
She had worked in a Houston emergency department, and a family member says she reused personal protective equipment (PPE) day after day due to shortages. Fagan is one of over 250 medical staff who died in southern and western hotspot states as the virus surged there over the summer, according to reporting by the Guardian and Kaiser Health News as part of Lost on the Frontline, a project to track every US healthcare worker death. In Texas, nine medical deaths in April soared to 33 in July, after Governor Greg Abbott hastily pushed to reopen the state for business and then reversed course.
Indian shares closed at more than a seven-month high on Tuesday, helped by gains in Tata Motors and HDFC Ltd, with investors shifting focus to the outcome of the central bank's two-day policy meeting scheduled later in the week. The Nifty ended 1.38% up at 11,662.4, its highest close since Feb. 26, while the Sensex gained 1.54% to close at 39,574.57. "We're now eyeing the 11,800 zone (for Nifty), so traders should continue with 'buy on dips' in the index while stocks may continue to see the swings on both sides," said Ajit Mishra, vice president of research at Religare Broking.
Bill Fry, 61, is a Donald Trump supporter in rural Ohio who doesn't share much in common politically with Matt Edelman, 29, a Joe Biden backer in Brooklyn, New York. Except this: They both worry about the legitimacy of the upcoming presidential election and fear an outcome that appears tainted could heighten the nation's already frayed psyche and potentially exacerbate violence in the streets. A new poll shows a large swath of Americans harbor deep reservations about the election results weeks before Election Day and are concerned about what actions people might resort to as a consequence.
A high school football game in Idaho was stopped at halftime when anti-government activist Ammon Bundy refused to wear a mask or leave campus, officials said Monday. Bundy wanted to watch his son, a linebacker for the visiting Emmett High School Huskies, in their game against the host Caldwell Cougars on Friday. The dad was turned away at the gate for refusing to adhere to Caldwell's coronavirus masking policy, Bundy and school officials both said.
During a segment on Fox News on Monday, Trump campaign communications director Erin Perrine said President Trump battling coronavirus is among a set of attributes that former Vice President Joe Biden doesn't have.
Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose group is considered one of the greatest rock bands of all time, died on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer, his son announced. "I can't believe I'm having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning," Wolf Van Halen wrote in a message on Twitter with a picture of the rocker who was 65. Born in the Netherlands and raised in California, Van Halen founded the rock group with his older brother Alex in the early 1970s and quickly earned a fan base.
Derek Carr was not in a celebratory mood after setting the Raiders franchise record with his 151st career TD pass. A leaky defense and mistake-prone offense sent Las Vegas to a second straight loss in what has been an all-too-familiar pattern since Carr entered the league in 2014. The 30-23 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday marked the 57th time the Raiders lost in Carr's 98 career starts, setting a record for most losses by a quarterback in his first seven NFL seasons.
When Jill Biden noticed her husband standing too close to journalists for her comfort while taking questions on Monday, she walked up and pulled the 77-year-old U.S. presidential candidate back. People surrounding Democratic nominee Joe Biden are taking heightened measures to protect the self-described "tactile politician" from a pandemic that has reached the White House, infecting President Donald Trump himself. The Biden campaign - spooked by Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis just days after debating the former vice president face-to-face last week but unwilling to sideline him so close to the Nov. 3 election - said their candidate would be tested for the virus several times a week compared to just once per week before.