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UK Judge Rejects Julian Assange’s Extradition To US

A British judgehas ruled that Julian Assange should not be extradited to the United States A British judge ruled on Monday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the United States to face criminal charges including breaking a spying law, saying his mental health problems meant he would be at risk of […]


Trump’s Push to Undo Election Result Divides His Media Allies

John Heilemann, an MSNBC analyst, compared Mr. Trump to a mob boss. On CNN, the anchor Jake Tapper described Mr. Trump’s call to Georgia officials as “pushing them, threatening them and suggesting they might be charged criminally if they don’t ‘find enough votes’ for Trump to change the results of the election in Georgia.” He […]


Slack Outage Disrupts Remote Working For Users

Workplace messaging app Slack Technologies Inc said that users were facing connectivity issues with the platform on Monday, disrupting remote working as the new year begins. As of 10:44 a.m. ET, the company said it was investigating the issue and would follow up in 30 minutes. More than 15,000 users had initially reported issues, […]


Brazil legend Marta announces engagement to Orlando Pride teammate Toni Pressley

Marta is considered one of the greatest women’s players ever. Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images Brazil legend Marta announced her engagement to her Orlando Pride teammate Toni Pressley on social media on Monday. Marta, who was the first player in either the men’s or women’s game to score at five World Cup tournaments, has been dating […]

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The pandemic has hit addiction recovery hard.

Addiction is often referred to as a disease of isolation, and overcoming that challenge has only become more difficult during a pandemic that has forced people indoors — in some cases to live lonely lives, with drugs and alcohol as a way to cope with the stress. Several studies have shown that binge drinking has […]

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Pediatric Use Of COVID-19 Antibody Drugs Not Advised By Experts; Disinfectant Use Can Cause Asthma Flares

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. Experts advise against antibody drugs in pediatric COVID-19 As of now, antibody therapies for COVID-19 should not be used to treat infections with the […]


Man United face Man City in Carabao Cup semis, knowing victory could be springboard to success

Manchester United have spent the best part of a decade in Manchester City‘s shadow. The 2011 FA Cup was the first of 11 major trophies for the city’s blue side after a 35-year wait for silverware, and it can all be traced back to a win against Sir Alex Ferguson’s side in that season’s semifinals. […]

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Post-Covid offices could be more dynamic than ever.

Coronavirus will not kill the office, Dror Poleg writes for The Upshot. The ability to work remotely will not drive most people away from cities and offices, but it will enable many to live and work in new ways and places — while causing its fair share of disruption, he argues. Even before the pandemic, […]

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Beijing vaccinates thousands in Covid-19 jab drive

BEIJING: Thousands of people lined up in Beijing Monday to receive a Covid-19 vaccine as China races to innoculate millions before the Chinese New Year mass travel season in February. More than 73,000 people in the Chinese capital have received the first dose of the vaccine over the last couple of days, state media reported […]


Kevin Durant facing 7-day quarantine due to COVID-19 exposure

Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant is facing a seven-day quarantine under league protocols because of exposure to a positive COVID-19 case, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Durant had the coronavirus in May, continues to register antibodies and has tested negative in multiple recent tests, sources said. The quarantine would put Durant on track to miss […]