Trump Expected to Order China’s ByteDance to Sell TikTok in U.S.

President Donald Trump plans to announce a decision ordering China’s ByteDance Ltd. to divest its ownership of the popular U.S.-based music-video app TikTok, according to people familiar with the matter. The U.S. has been investigating potential national security risks due to the company’s control of the app, and Trump’s decision could be announced as soonContinue reading “Trump Expected to Order China’s ByteDance to Sell TikTok in U.S.”

U.S. unemployment benefit increase from coronavirus relief bill expires today

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said talks with the White House on a new coronavirus aid bill were not yet on a path toward reaching a deal Friday, hours before the expiration of a federal unemployment benefit that has been an essential lifeline for millions of Americans. Asked why she rejected a proposalContinue reading “U.S. unemployment benefit increase from coronavirus relief bill expires today”

Fauci rebuts Republican claims about hydroxychloroquine in Capitol Hill session

Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci resisted efforts by Republicans to criticize recent protests against racial injustice while pushing back on their continued promotion of hydroxycholoroquine as a possible coronavirus remedy in Congress on Friday. Fauci’s testimony at a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee on the coronavirus crisis came at the end ofContinue reading “Fauci rebuts Republican claims about hydroxychloroquine in Capitol Hill session”

CDC’s Atlanta-area antibody study ‘freaked out’ residents after community outreach failure

Beyoncé is making Disney look bad. Not because there is anything wrong with her second visual album, Black Is King, which debuted on Disney+ on Friday — actually, quite the opposite. Using the music from The Gift, her tie-in soundtrack to 2019’s photorealistic remake of The Lion King, Beyoncé re-centers the story of a youngContinue reading “CDC’s Atlanta-area antibody study ‘freaked out’ residents after community outreach failure”