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The Danger of the Supreme Court Undercutting Biden’s Vaccination Rules

“There are three quarters of a million new [COVID] cases yesterday. . . [t]hat is 10 times as many as when OSHA put in this ruling. The hospitals are today, yesterday, full. . . . Can you ask us—is that what you are doing now—to stop this vaccination rule with nearly one million people, nearly…

Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson Will Seek Reelection

MADISON, Wis. — Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, one of former President Donald Trump’s biggest backers, announced Sunday that he will seek reelection in the battleground state, breaking his promise not to seek a third term. Johnson announced his decision via email two days after a pair of Republicans with knowledge of his…

I’m a CEO at One of the World’s Biggest Shipping and Logistics Companies. Here’s How My Industry Can Go Green

In 2021, because of the pandemic, we saw unprecedented supply-chain disruptions but also took important steps toward a decarbonized and sustainable global supply chain. It was a truly industry-wide effort, with Maersk and X-Press Feeders ordering what will be the world’s first container vessels running on carbon-neutral “green“ methanol—the first scalable carbon-neutral solution available for…

It’s Expensive to Be Poor. This CEO Wants to Reduce ‘Antiquated’ Bank Fees and Wait Times

(To receive weekly emails of conversations with the world’s top CEOs and business decisionmakers, click here.) PayPal’s CEO and president did not learn his most important business lesson in the C-suite of the $215-billion fintech platform, which he has led since 2014; nor in his previous top jobs at T-Mobile, Sprint, Virgin Mobile or Priceline.…

U.S. Willing to Strike Deal With Russia Over Missiles And Military Exercises as Ukraine Crisis Deepens

When U.S. and Russia negotiators meet next week for diplomatic talks, the Biden Administration says it is willing to discuss the scope of European military exercises and the deployment of missiles on the continent, but not reducing the more than 70,000 American troops stationed there. “Russia says its security is threatened by U.S., and NATO…

Court Documents Show Novak Djokovic Had COVID-19 Last Month

Novak Djokovic’s lawyers filed court papers Saturday in his challenge against deportation from Australia that show the tennis star tested positive for COVID-19 last month and recovered, grounds he used in applying for a medical exemption to the country’s strict vaccination rules. The No. 1-ranked Djokovic was denied entry at the Melbourne airport late Wednesday…

Tigray Forces Say Ethiopian Airstrike Killed 56 Civilians

NAIROBI, Kenya — An airstrike in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region has killed at least 56 people at a camp for displaced people, a spokesman for the Tigray forces said Saturday, as the country’s war continues despite the government’s talk of reconciliation. “Another callous drone attack,” Getachew Reda tweeted, saying the civilians had fled the conflict…

Chinese Immigrant Attacked in NYC Dies Months Later

NEW YORK — A Chinese immigrant who was brutally attacked in April while collecting cans in East Harlem has died of his injuries, and his case is now deemed a homicide, police said Saturday. Yao Pan Ma, 61, died Dec. 31, police said. His attack drew national attention as part of a rise in anti-Asian…

COVID-19 Test Makers Struggle to Cope With Whiplash From Omicron

Bloomberg — As the omicron variant sends U.S. Covid case numbers soaring to new records and drugstores and walk-in clinics clamor for test kits, suppliers have been struggling with their own mounting problems: Infected workers, delayed government authorizations for new tests and the pressure of panic buying and hoarding have left these companies scrambling. Vault…

The Crisis at the D.C. Jail Began Decades Before Jan. 6 Defendants Started Raising Concerns

When Micheal Cohen thinks back on his time at the Washington, D.C. jail, he recalls seeing so many cockroaches some nights “it looked like the floor was alive.” The 43-year-old was detained from the summer of 2018 until April 2020, nine months of which he spent in the jail’s Central Detention Facility (CDF). The wall…

The Philippines Is Raising the Age of Consent. That May Not Be Enough to Protect Its Children

In September 2020, the Supreme Court of the Philippines acquitted a man of child sexual abuse charges after he impregnated a 12-year-old girl. The incident took place in 2012, when the man was 27. He was sentenced to more than 14 years in jail by a lower court in 2016, but appealed. The defendant argued…

The More Bonkers Search Party Got, the More Authentically It Captured Millennial Adulthood

Warning: This piece contains spoilers about Search Party season 5—including the series finale. In the beginning, Search Party was a TBS comedy that plunged four millennial Brooklynites into a sort of Nancy Drew mystery. As protagonist Dory Sief, Alia Shawkat embodied the aimlessness of grads who’d entered the job market amid the Great Recession, trodding…

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‘No Remorses’! Bob Saget’s Better half Kelly Speaks Out After Psychological Funeral Service

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Kim K. ‘Stunned’ By Kanye Declaring He Wasn’t Welcomed to Chicago’s Birthday

UPDATE: 8 p.m. ET — A source tells Us Weekly exclusively that Kim Kardashian was caught completely off guard by her estranged husband’s claims. “There were always two parties planned for Chicago, which was Kanye’s idea. He was scheduled to celebrate with her at 4pm today,” the insider explains. “Kim was shocked to learn that…

Jamie Lynn Pleads Britney to ‘Independently’ Call Her: ‘This Is Humiliating’

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The Brand name Jennifer Aniston’s Facialist Enjoys Simply Released a New Lip Balm

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. It’s that time of year again. Our lips are struggling. They’re dry, they’re rough and chapped, they’re pale — sometimes even blue — they’re shriveling up, and sometimes they even start to crack and bleed. We’re doing our…