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Jun 19 2022
Fina, swimming's world governing body, has voted to stop transgender athletes from competing in women's elite races if they have gone through any part of the process of male puberty.
Fina will also aim to establish an 'open' category at competitions for swimmers whose gender identity is different than their birth sex.
The new policy, which was passed with 71% of the vote from 152BBC News
Apr 27 2022
Immediately after Beijing said it had detected a new coronavirus outbreak, officials hurried to assure residents there was no reason to panic. Food was plentiful, they said, and any lockdown measures would be smooth. But Evelyn Zheng, a freelance writer in the city, was not taking any chances.
Her relatives, who lived in Shanghai, were urging her to leave or stock up on food. She hadNew York Times (News)
Jan 16 2023
After a summer of legislative successes and a strong performance in November’s midterm elections temporarily silenced President Biden’s critics inside the Democratic Party, his recent scandal involving potential mishandling of classified documents is reigniting discussion on if Biden should be the Democratic candidate for the 2024 election.
FiveThirtyEight currently lists Biden’sNew York Times (Opinion) 538 (ABC News) Washington Examiner
Oct 13 2021
At least 160,000 illegal immigrants have been released into the U.S., often with little to no supervision, by the Biden administration since March – including a broad use of limited parole authorities to make more than 30,000 eligible for work permits since August, Border Patrol documents obtained by Fox News show.
The documents give a partial snapshot into how the Biden administrationFox News (Online News)
May 31 2022
Letters from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) demanding documents from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol is a surprising signal that some GOP members subpoenaed by the panel may actually be thinking about some level of cooperation with its investigation.
The letters largely berate the committee before askingThe Hill
Feb 11 2022
Two Democratic members of the Senate Intelligence Committee have raised concerns about how the CIA has handled Americans' information collected incidentally as part of the agency's foreign surveillance programs, in what the lawmakers say amounts to "serious problems associated with warrantless backdoor searches of Americans."
The CIA has said that the nature of the surveillance inCNN (Online News)
Dec 16 2021
App-based delivery firms rarely classify their drivers as employees deserving benefits. But gig workers’ demands for fair treatment are gaining traction in courts worldwide.
They’ve been everywhere.
From Los Angeles and London to São Paulo and Moscow, on their bikes and motorcycles, in sweltering heat or bone-chilling cold, they’ve been the skeleton key that has pried openChristian Science Monitor
Apr 04 2022
Outspoken Tesla CEO Elon Musk purchased a giant stake in Twitter that makes him the largest outside shareholder in the social media stock, not long after criticizing the company for what he said was its failure to uphold the tenets of free speech.
Musk owns 73,486,938 shares of Twitter, which represents a 9.2% passive stake in the company, according to a Securities and ExchangeCNBC
Jun 15 2022
BRUSSELS, June 14 (Reuters) - European Union governments are intensifying pressure on Pfizer (PFE.N) and other COVID-19 vaccine makers to renegotiate contracts, warning millions of shots that are no longer needed could go to waste, according to EU officials and a document.
During the most acute phase of the pandemic, the European Commission and EU governments agreed to buy huge volumesReuters
Apr 11 2019
After seven years of self-imposed exile, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested inside the embassy of Ecuador in London on Thursday on charges of conspiring to hack government computers.
Prosecutors called it the largest compromise of classified information in U.S. history.
Assange, 47, was arrested by authorities in the United Kingdom to be extradited to the United StatesUSA TODAY