Phishing ploy targets COVID-19 vaccine distribution effort
IBM security researchers say they have detected a cyberespionage effort using targeted phishing emails to try to collect vital information on the World Health Organization's initiative for distributing COVID-19 vaccine to developing countries.
School closings threaten gains of students with disabilitiesSome schools have prioritized high-needs students in reopening plans, bringing small numbers of them back to campuses that otherwise are sticking with distance learning. But those options have only fueled further anguish when they have been reversed because of the virus, and educators say personalized video sessions remain poor substitutes for classroom experience.
China testing blunders stemmed from secret deals with firmsThroughout Wuhan in January, thousands of people waited in hours-long lines for hospitals, sometimes next to corpses lying in hallways. But most couldn't get the test they needed to be admitted as patients. And for the few who did, the tests were often faulty, resulting in false negatives.
Psaki, next White House press secretary, a veteran messengerAfter four years of President Donald Trump serving as his own chief spokesperson and frequently peddling false information and conspiracy theories in the process, successor Joe Biden is pledging to return to a more traditional approach to communicating with Americans.
China hits out at U.S. over new visa restrictionsChina on Thursday accused critics in the U.S. government of "an escalation of political suppression" against Beijing following a report of new visa restrictions on members of China's ruling Communist Party and their immediate family members.
Court: Enough evidence to send Rittenhouse to trial in Kenosha protest shootingsThere is enough evidence to warrant a trial for an Antioch teen accused of killing two men and wounding a third during a night of unrest in Wisconsin, a court commissioner ruled Thursday after a contentious hearing in which the defendant's lawyer tried to show he had acted in self-defense.
NASA: Mystery object is 54-year-old rocket, not asteroidA mysterious object temporarily orbiting Earth is a 54-year-old rocket, not an asteroid after all, astronomers confirmed Wednesday.
EXPLAINER: How could US drawdown in Iraq aid IS, Iran?The planned withdrawal of 500 American forces from Iraq by mid-January, leaving 2,500 in place, is unlikely to have an immediate impact on Iraqi forces' ability to combat remnants of the Islamic State group
New phallus sculpture appears in Bavarian mountainsGerman news agency dpa reports that just days after a large phallus sculpture mysteriously disappeared from a Bavarian mountainside, a similar wooden carving has appeared in its place
Attorney: St. Paul officer shot Black man to protect othersAn attorney for a St. Paul police officer who shot and wounded a Black man who emerged naked from a dumpster says the officer was trying to protect his fellow officers and himself
California monolith erected that's similar to Utah structureA monolith spotted in Southern California appears similar to one discovered in the Utah desert and another that was found in Romania
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