Russia’s COVID Vaccine Rush Job Is Nearly as Effective as Moderna and Pfizer

Sputnik V—the Russian-developed COVID-19 vaccine with an accelerated development and approval that raised eyebrows among scientists—seems to actually work well, according to a study published in the Lancet medical journal Tuesday. The early results of a phase 3 clinical trial with nearly 22,000 participants between November and September showed that the Sputnik V vaccine was […]

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Getting Parler Back Online Is Not Going Great

In this photo illustration, a Parler logo seen displayed on a smartphone. (PhAvishek Das / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images) Unraveling viral disinformation and explaining where it came from, the harm it’s causing, and what we should do about it. Parler CEO John Matze this week promised the platform’s 15 million users that the […]

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‘Gangsters’ and Golden Showers: 10 of the Wildest Stories from Michael Cohen’s New Trump Tell-All

Donald Trump has inspired countless scandal-ridden tell-alls from former members of his inner circle. But the new one from his former “fixer” Michael Cohen adds up to 432 pages of saying: Hold my beer.  Cohen’s rollicking but disturbing “Disloyal: A Memoir” details an insane laundry list of “dirty deeds” he claims he performed for Trump, […]

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