The COVID Lab-Leak Hypothesis Just Got a Big Credibility Boost
A group of experts published an open letter in Science calling for a new investigation into the origins of the coronavirus.
What to Know About the Cuomo Investigations and Possible Impeachment
Though he’s the subject of multiple investigations, Governor Cuomo said he’s not resigning and insists, “I did nothing wrong, period.”
Who Won the First NYC Mayoral Debate?
Several candidates and one pivotal issue managed to rise above the Zoom grid.
House Reaches Agreement on Capitol Riot Commission
The bipartisan body will release a report on its findings by the end of the year.
Marjorie Taylor Greene Won’t Stop Harassing Her Colleagues
This week, the Georgia representative followed AOC through the Capitol, berating her for supporting Black Lives Matter.
Chait: Spies Somehow Failed to Get Trump Officials to Call Him Stupid on Hidden Camera
Imagine being unable to get somebody to volunteer the most common opinion in America.
CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Basically Don’t Need to Wear Masks
The agency finally updates guidance, with a few caveats, after ample evidence that vaccines are effective against transmission of the coronavirus.
Marjorie Taylor Greene Hassled AOC Inside the Capitol
The Georgia congresswoman followed her out of the House chamber, saying she supported “terrorist” groups and questioning her refusal to debate her.
Bitcoin Price Dives After Elon Musk Announces Tesla No Longer Accepts It
Bitcoin fell almost 15 percent after the Tesla CEO acknowledged the cryptocurrency’s environmental impact.
New York Yankees Somehow Have Seven COVID Cases in Vaccinated Staff
The team’s breakthrough rate is orders of magnitude higher than the U.S. population, in which 0.008 of those fully vaccinated have contracted COVID.
What We Know About the Colonial Pipeline Shutdown
The pipeline is now flowing as of 5 p.m. on Wednesday, though the company says it will take several days for supply to return to normal.
CDC Advisory Panel Clears Pfizer Shot for 12-to-15-Year-Olds
Once the CDC director grants her approval, doses can be administered to adolescents anywhere they can be given to adults.
Andrew Yang Attempts to Clean Up Controversy Over Pro-Israel Tweet
After drawing condemnation from the left and praise from some Republicans, the NYC mayoral candidate said his initial tweet was “overly simplistic.”
Ellen DeGeneres’s Final Prank Is Ending Ellen in 2022
The host said her decision was due to not being “challenged” anymore.
Unaccompanied Child Migrant Arrivals Decreased in April
As the Biden administration works to relocate kids out of CBP tents, the number of minors arriving without parents decreased by 9 percent last month.
Death Penalty, Hate-Crime Charges Sought in Atlanta Spa Shootings
A prosecutor said she will seek hate-crime charges against Robert Aaron Long, alleging that some victims were targeted for being of Asian heritage.
If Only Mayoral Candidates Set Brooklyn Home Prices
Shaun Donovan and Ray McGuire guessed that the median price of a home in Brooklyn is $100k or less. That’s a lovely thought, but it’s also very wrong.
There Are Only 7 Homes in New York City Under $100,000
Despite what a couple of mayoral candidates think.
MAGA + Money Wins Virginia’s GOP Gubernatorial Race
“Christian outsider businessman” Glenn Youngkin has the dough to keep things interesting against Democrat Terry McAuliffe.
New York Newspapers Weigh in With Endorsements for Mayor
Meanwhile, Andrew Yang courts controversy again among progressives.