Novavax Says Its COVID Vaccine Is Extremely Effective

In a large-scale study, Novavax said its vaccine was completely effective against the original coronavirus strain and also effective against some variants. It works differently than other vaccines.

5 Things To Watch At The Biden-Putin Summit

The June 16 Geneva summit between President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin is a chance for the two leaders to map out how they will manage a difficult relationship. Here’s what to know.

How Bitcoin Has Fueled Ransomware Attacks

If you’re planning a multi-million dollar ransomware attack, there’s really only one way to collect – with cryptocurrency. It’s fast. It’s easy. Best of all, it’s largely anonymous and hard to trace.

Hey Washingtonians! Get A Vaccine. Smoke A Joint.

In Washington, adults can now walk away from their COVID-19 vaccine appointment with a free, pre-rolled joint. Other states are also offering incentives to try to convince people to get the shot.

Jeff Bezos Is Going To Space (For A Few Minutes)

“Ever since I was five years old, I’ve dreamed of traveling to space,” Bezos said. The 11-minute flight will take place two weeks after the billionaire steps down as Amazon CEO.

New Type Of COVID Vaccine Could Debut Soon

Instead of putting genetic instructions into people whose cells then make a viral protein, the vaccines from Novavax, Medicago and Sanofi carry a spike protein payload.

How Is The GOP Adjusting To A Less Religious America?

For the first time, a majority of Americans are not church members, according to a recent poll. That could have long-term consequences for Republicans, long affiliated with more religious voters.

A Guide To Gender Identity Terms

How do I make sure I use the right pronouns for someone? And what if I mess up? Language can change quickly. Here’s a guide to talking gender in its beautiful complexity.

A Guide To Gender Identity Terms

How do I make sure I use the right pronouns for someone? And what if I mess up? Language can change quickly. Here’s a guide to talking gender in its beautiful complexity.

The Brewing Political Battle Over Critical Race Theory

The intense political backlash over the academic approach of examining U.S. institutions through the lens of race is shaping up to be a major cultural battle ahead of next year’s midterm elections.

A Teen Shoves A Bear To Save Her Family’s Dogs

Video of the terrifying encounter in a Southern California backyard shows Hailey Morinico using both hands to push the bear off a wall and break up the bear vs. dog confrontation.