Perrie Halpern

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How variants like omicron develop and what makes them variants 'of concern'

How variants like omicron develop and what makes them variants 'of concern'


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  11 Comments  •  1 Like  •  40 minutes ago

The World Health Organization classified a new variant first identified in southern Africa as a "variant of concern" on Friday.

Pinterest settles shareholder lawsuit over workplace culture

Pinterest settles shareholder lawsuit over workplace culture


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  0 Comments  •  2 days ago

The company is also releasing former employees from nondisclosure agreements.

Navajo rebuild traditional food ways as inflation, supply chain woes hit hard

Navajo rebuild traditional food ways as inflation, supply chain woes hit hard


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  0 Comments  •  1 Like  •  3 days ago

As the country's supply chain fractured, areas that were already at the fringes of that system, like the reservation, have suffered even harsher...

Waukesha parade suspect charged with 5 counts of homicide; prosecutors announce 6th death

Waukesha parade suspect charged with 5 counts of homicide; prosecutors announce 6th death


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  21 Comments  •  1 Like  •  2 days ago

Darrell Brooks was arrested and accused of driving an SUV into crowds at the Christmas parade in Wisconsin.

Biden nominates new chair for Postal Service Board, ousts DeJoy's allies

Biden nominates new chair for Postal Service Board, ousts DeJoy's allies


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  14 Comments  •  6 Likes  •  4 days ago

President Biden announced Friday the nomination of two new members to the Postal Service Board of Governors, including a new chairman, which could...

Can lobsters and octopuses feel pain? Scientists say yes, and the U.K. is listening

Can lobsters and octopuses feel pain? Scientists say yes, and the U.K. is listening


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  22 Comments  •  3 Likes  •  3 days ago

The British government is reforming its animal welfare laws after Brexit, including a bill that would formally recognize some animals’ ability to...

A year from Qatar World Cup, exploited migrant workers fight for change on human rights

A year from Qatar World Cup, exploited migrant workers fight for change on human rights


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  1 Comments  •  3 Likes  •  6 days ago

In a year's time, the heroes of the so-called beautiful game will head to the tiny Gulf kingdom of Qatar in the hope of being crowned champions at...

European lockdowns spook U.S. financial markets, but Nasdaq closes at new record high

European lockdowns spook U.S. financial markets, but Nasdaq closes at new record high


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  10 Comments  •  2 Likes  •  6 days ago

Wall Street is displaying mounting unease with the increase in Covid-19 caseloads overseas and the potential economic toll of restrictive measures...

India to repeal controversial farm laws that led to protests

India to repeal controversial farm laws that led to protests


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  1 Comments  •  2 Likes  •  one week ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India said that his government will withdraw farm laws that prompted year-long protests from tens of thousands of...

Partial lunar eclipse early Friday will be longest in 580 years

Partial lunar eclipse early Friday will be longest in 580 years


Via: Perrie Halpern  •  News & Politics  •  15 Comments  •  5 Likes  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED

A partial lunar eclipse is taking place overnight tonight, causing the moon to darken and turn red. Astronomers say the eclipse will be the longest...

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