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US nears final Covid vaccine review as daily national deaths top 3,250

US nears final Covid vaccine review as daily national deaths top 3,250

The United States on Wednesday crossed an ominous new threshold of more than 3,250 lives lost to Covid-19 in a single day while public health officials stepped up preparations for a vaccine campaign ...

Seattle is Qatar Airways' 7th new destination since Covid outbreak

Seattle is Qatar Airways' 7th new destination since Covid outbreak

Qatar Airways has announced the launch of four weekly flights to Seattle, US, from March 15, 2021, marking the seventh new destination launched by Qatar's national carrier since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

US ends exchange programs with China, calling them 'propaganda'

US ends exchange programs with China, calling them 'propaganda'

The US State Department said on Friday it has ended five cultural exchange programs with China, calling them ‘soft power propaganda tools.’

US sets single day records for cases; California readies new clamp down

US sets single day records for cases; California readies new clamp down

The United States set single-day records for new infections and deaths on Thursday as California's governor said he would impose some of the nation's strictest stay-at-home orders in the coming days ...

First in line for Covid vaccine? Some US health care workers say no

First in line for Covid vaccine? Some US health care workers say no

They can move to front of the line for a Covid-19 vaccine if they want, but some US health care workers are skeptical about taking a vaccine that was developed in record time -- even as the pandemic rages on.

US, Europe develop vaccine plans with approval likely soon

US, Europe develop vaccine plans with approval likely soon

The United States and Europe on Tuesday fleshed out plans to administer Covid-19 vaccines as soon as they gain approval, with a US panel recommending that health care workers and nursing home residents be given top priority.

Over 2,400 US Covid deaths in 24 hours, a six-month high: Johns Hopkins

Over 2,400 US Covid deaths in 24 hours, a six-month high: Johns Hopkins

The United States on Wednesday registered more than 2,400 deaths from Covid-19 in 24 hours, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally -- the highest daily toll in six months as the Thanksgiving holiday began.

US puts convicted killer to death in 8th federal execution under Trump

US puts convicted killer to death in 8th federal execution under Trump

The US government put convicted rapist and murderer Orlando Hall to death by lethal injection on Thursday, the eighth execution under the Trump administration since capital punishment was reinstated ...

Making America United Again

Making America United Again

In the last couple of decades, ever since the George W Bush administration, we have been witnessing trends in US politics which flow from one end of the spectrum to the other.

'Wonder Woman' sequel to launch on HBO Max streaming and theaters

'Wonder Woman' sequel to launch on HBO Max streaming and theaters

The much-delayed Warner Bros. superhero sequel ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ will premiere on HBO Max and in theaters simultaneously from Christmas Day in the United States, the studio announced Wednesday.

US to approve 737 MAX return as Boeing faces strong headwinds

US to approve 737 MAX return as Boeing faces strong headwinds

After nearly two years of scrutiny, corporate upheaval and a standoff with global regulators, Boeing Co is set on Wednesday to win approval from the US Federal Aviation Administration to fly its 737 MAX jet again after two fatal disasters.

SpaceX launches four astronauts to ISS

SpaceX launches four astronauts to ISS

Four astronauts were successfully launched on the SpaceX Crew Dragon ‘Resilience’ to the International Space Station on Sunday, the first of what the US hopes will be many routine missions following a successful test flight in late spring.