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AP FACT CHECK: Biden on virus deaths, Kerry's climate crisis AP FACT CHECK: Biden on virus deaths, Kerry's climate crisis 02/24/2021 02:46pm • WASHINGTON (AP) President Joe Biden and his team are getting the numbers wrong when they talk about the enormity of the mounting COVID-19 death toll and the looming climate change threat. A look at the claims: BIDEN: Each day, I receive a small card in my pocket that I carry with me in my sch Editorial Roundup: US 02/24/2021 12:44pm • Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 24 The Democrat & Chronicle on no charges in the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died after an encounter with police: We entrust law enforcement officers to protect the innocent and the vulnerable. We expect they wi Johnson & Johnson to fall short of promised vaccine doses Johnson & Johnson to fall short of promised vaccine doses 02/24/2021 01:47am • ▶ Watch Video: Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine could soon join fight against pandemic Johnson & Johnson expects to fall far short of its commitment to deliver 10 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine by the end of February, with under 4 million to be A look at how Biden's Cabinet nominees fared Tuesday A look at how Biden's Cabinet nominees fared Tuesday 02/23/2021 12:50pm • WASHINGTON (AP) President Joe Biden's Cabinet is starting to fill out, with nominees for agriculture secretary and United Nations ambassador gaining Senate approval Tuesday. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says he intends to wrap up the remaining nomination votes quickly. At a time of a Senate confirms Linda Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador Senate confirms Linda Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador 02/23/2021 12:01pm • WASHINGTON (AP) Linda Thomas-Greenfield was confirmed as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday, a victory for the Biden administration as it seeks to reengage with the world body after four years of President Donald Trump's America First posture left the U.S. isolated internatio Drug executives: Big jump in vaccine supply is coming soon Drug executives: Big jump in vaccine supply is coming soon 02/23/2021 11:25am • WASHINGTON (AP) COVID-19 vaccine makers told Congress on Tuesday to expect a big jump in the delivery of doses over the coming month, and the companies insist they will be able to provide enough for most Americans to get inoculated by summer. By the end of March, Pfizer and Moderna expect to hav Washington taps pastors to overcome racial divide on vaccine Washington taps pastors to overcome racial divide on vaccine 02/23/2021 10:34am • WASHINGTON (AP) Stately and deliberate, with a distinctive white streak in his black hair, the Rev. Wallace Charles Smith started his Valentine's Day sermon at Shiloh Baptist Church by talking about love and vaccinations. That's what love's all about. When you get a vaccination, you are sayin Key EU lawmakers vote to lift immunity of Catalan 3 02/23/2021 09:38am • BRUSSELS (AP) A key European Parliament committee voted Tuesday to lift the immunity of three former top Catalan officials who fled Spain fearing arrest over a secessionist push they led in the region, possibly paving the way for their extradition. The parliaments Legal Affairs Committee vote Sweeping climate bill passes Maryland Senate committee after 4 voting sessions Sweeping climate bill passes Maryland Senate committee after 4 voting sessions 02/23/2021 06:05am • This content was republished with permission from WTOPs news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters free email subscription today. The Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee has advanced an omnibus climate action bill that would put Maryland on trac Biden targets diverse groups with vaccine hesitancy for COVID-19 funds Biden targets diverse groups with vaccine hesitancy for COVID-19 funds 02/23/2021 02:13am • ▶ Watch Video: A matter of trust: Overcoming COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy The Biden administration has awarded millions of dollars to counter fear and misinformation in communities of color that have indicated they're concerned about the safety of the COVID-19 vacci The Latest: Mexico receives shipment of Sputnik V vaccine The Latest: Mexico receives shipment of Sputnik V vaccine 02/22/2021 06:57pm • MEXICO CITY Mexico has received its first shipment of Russias Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. Some 200,000 doses arrived to Mexico Citys international airport late Monday night aboard a British Airways flight from Moscow. Officials plan to use the doses to begin vaccinating seniors in the capi Interior nominee Haaland vows 'balance' on energy, climate Interior nominee Haaland vows 'balance' on energy, climate 02/22/2021 03:05pm • WASHINGTON (AP) Oil and natural gas will continue to play a major role in America for years to come, even as the Biden administration seeks to conserve public lands and address climate change, President Joe Bidens nominee to head the Interior Department pledges. Deb Haaland, a New Mexico cong In Israel and beyond, virus vaccines bring political power In Israel and beyond, virus vaccines bring political power 02/21/2021 07:16pm • JERUSALEM (AP) Forget about oil and arms. Coronavirus vaccines are emerging as the newest currency of choice in the Middle East. Israels reopening of its economy, combined with a murky prisoner swap with Syria and the arrival of a batch of vaccines in the Gaza Strip, have all underscored how Reports: Israel buys vaccines for Syria in prisoner deal 02/21/2021 04:54am • JERUSALEM (AP) Israel paid Russia $1.2 million to provide the Syrian government with coronavirus vaccines as part of a deal that secured the release of an Israeli woman held captive in Damascus, according to Israeli media reports on Sunday. The terms of the clandestine trade-off orchestrated by WHO panel to recommend 'deeper' study of early COVID-19 clues WHO panel to recommend 'deeper' study of early COVID-19 clues 02/21/2021 01:00am • The World Health Organization's preliminary report into the origins of the novel coronavirus will recommend more extensive contact tracing of the first known patient with Covid-19 in Wuhan, China, as well as the supply chain of nearly a dozen traders in the Huanan seafood market, which is thought to
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