FDA may approve people to mix and match booster shots, report says: COVID-19 updates – USA TODAY

Even in the throes of the summer spike in coronavirus cases across the U.S. fueled by the delta variant, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine proved 93% effective at keeping adolescents 12 to 18 out of the hospital, according to an analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published Tuesday.The report may help boost uptake of the vaccine […]

17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti by 400 Mawazo gang in Port-au-Prince – NPR

Deepa Shivaram Armed forces secure the area where Haiti’s prime minister, Ariel Henry, placed a bouquet of flowers in front of a memorial to independence hero Jean-Jacques Dessalines in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Sunday. Haitian police are working with U.S. officials and are in contact with the kidnappers who abducted a group of U.S.-based missionaries on […]

Wyze’s new Video Doorbell Pro can be battery-powered or hardwired – The Verge

Filed under:The doorbell camera can be wired- or battery-powered and is available to preorder nowSmart home company Wyze has revealed its latest category-breaking device, and this time, it’s going straight for Ring’s lunch with an impressive-sounding video doorbell that checks pretty much all the right boxes. Except maybe the “cool style and nice design” one.Available […]

Net zero announcement: UK sets out plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions – BBC News

By Roger HarrabinBBC environment analystAnother big push towards electric vehicles is being made in the UK government's latest strategy to make the great shift to a virtually zero-carbon economy.Ministers are investing £620m in grants for electric vehicles and street charging points.Car makers will be mandated to sell a proportion of clean vehicles each year.An extra […]

Warriors sign Gary Payton II to contract to fill final roster spot – NBC Sports Bay Area

Watch <img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=674090812743125&ev=PageView&noscript=1″/> As expected, Gary Payton II wasn’t away from the Warriors long.On Tuesday, Golden State announced it re-signed the 28-year-old to a contract after waiving him on Friday.Warriors sign Gary Payton II: pic.twitter.com/KhTDpcuGKlThe Athletic’s Anthony Slater reported Tuesday that the deal is non-guaranteed which will give the Warriors some flexibility […]

NASA selects gamma-ray telescope mission for development – SpaceNews

WASHINGTON — NASA will develop a gamma-ray telescope intended to study the formation of chemical elements in the galaxy as its next small astrophysics mission.NASA announced Oct. 18 that it will proceed with development of the Compton Spectrometer and Imager (COSI) spacecraft as its next small Explorer, or SMEX, astrophysics mission. COSI, led by John […]

Fisher-Price calls on nostalgia with its Chatter Telephone for adults – CNN

Fisher-Price calls on nostalgia with its Chatter Telephone for adults  CNN Fisher Price’s Iconic Toy Telephone Now Actually Makes Phone Calls  Gizmodo Fisher-Price made a working Chatter telephone for adults  Engadget Fisher-Price made a working Chatter phone for adults because we’re all broken inside  CNET Fisher-Price’s iconic Chatter Telephone now makes actual phone calls  The Verge View Full Coverage on […]

October 21, 2021

Travis Barker had 'big part' in Kourtney Kardashian's engagement ring design – Page Six

Thanks for contacting us. We've received your submission.By Hannah Southwick Submit October 19, 2021 | 10:40am From punk rock to designing the perfect rock.Before popping the question on Sunday night, Travis Barker collaborated with celebrity jeweler Lorraine Schwartz to create a one-of-a-kind engagement ring for Kourtney Kardashian.“It’s a flawless, beautifully cut diamond stone,” Schwartz, told People of the special […]

Samples from China mission show Moon 'active' more recently than thought – FRANCE 24

© 2021 Copyright France 24 – All rights reserved. France 24 is not responsible for the content of external websites. Audience ratings certified by ACPM/OJD.Issued on: 19/10/2021 – 11:06Modified: 19/10/2021 – 11:04Beijing (AFP)The first lunar rocks brought back to Earth in decades show the Moon was volcanically active more recently than previously thought, Chinese scientists […]

Thousands Flee Myanmar for India Amid Fears of a Growing Refugee Crisis – The New York Times

For decades, armed conflict, political repression and targeted campaigns against minorities have forced hundreds of thousands of people to leave the country. Now many more are expected to follow.A refugee carrying his grandmother to the shore of Mizoram, India, after crossing the Tiau River from Myanmar.Credit…Atul Loke for The New York TimesSupported byBy Sui-Lee WeeTerrified […]