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Biden shares vision of alliances, U.S. leadership in introducing national security team

President-Elect Joe Biden on Tuesday (November 24) stressed his plans for a foreign policy based on the United States taking a global leadership role and strengthening its alliances in the Asia-Pacific region after four turbulent years under...

Trump ‘pardons’ White House Thanksgiving turkey, says vaccine could come next week

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday (November 24) made an appearance at the White House for the annual ceremonial pardoning of a turkey ahead of Thursday's Thanksgiving holiday, saying the first COVID-19 vaccine is "coming probably starting...

Texas hospital performs double lung transplant on COVID-19 patient

SAN ANTONIO, TX — A patient who suffered permanent lung damage from COVID-19 is recovering after receiving a double lung transplant at University Hospital several weeks ago. The surgery in late October...

Vaccine officials coordinate with Biden team, plan to release 6.4 million doses in first distribution

U.S. officials are coordinating vaccination distribution plans with president-elect Joe Biden's team as they plan to release 6.4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses nationwide in its first distribution after regulators clear the vaccine for emergency use, Operation Warp...

Wall St jumps on Biden transition, Tesla tops $500 bln in market cap

Wall Street opened higher on Tuesday (November 24) as the formal go-ahead for President-elect Joe Biden's transition to the White House ended weeks of political uncertainty, while Tesla surged 3.3% to cross $500 billion in market capitalization...

First African American cardinal seeks common ground with Biden administration

Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington, DC who this week will become the first African American cardinal, said on Tuesday (November 24) that he want to find common ground with the incoming U.S. administration despite disagreements on...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 58.42 mln, deaths exceed 1.38 mln

The cumulative total of confirmed global COVID-19 cases reached 58,425,681 on Monday, including a death toll of 1,385,218 as of 17:02 Central European Time (CET), according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO...

Protesters take to streets in Brazil after Black man beaten to death

 Protests erupted in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on Monday (November 23) following the death of 40-year-old Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas, who was beaten to death by security guards at a Carrefour Brasil supermarket late...

Travel, but with caution, say holiday travelers who defy COVID-19 warnings

Millions of Americans appeared to be disregarding public health warnings and traveling ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, likely fueling an alarming surge in coronavirus infections before a series of promising new vaccines are expected to become widely...

U.S. agency tells Biden he can formally begin transition

 U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Monday (November 23) was formally given the go-ahead by a federal agency to begin his transition to the presidency, shortly after the battleground state of Michigan certified him as the winner there.

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Biden shares vision of alliances, U.S. leadership in introducing national security team

President-Elect Joe Biden on Tuesday (November 24) stressed his plans for a foreign policy based on the...

Trump ‘pardons’ White House Thanksgiving turkey, says vaccine could come next week

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday (November 24) made an appearance at the White House for the annual ceremonial pardoning of a...

Texas hospital performs double lung transplant on COVID-19 patient

SAN ANTONIO, TX — A patient who suffered permanent lung damage from COVID-19 is recovering after receiving a double lung transplant...

Law firm to cover rideshare to avoid DWI this holiday season

 HOUSTON, TX - In an attempt to reduce the number of DWI or accident-related deaths this year, the Sutliff and Stout...

Man sought after setting girlfriend on fire

HOUSTON, TX – Houston police are searching for a man who is believed to have set his girlfriend on fire leaving...