Hunting Leaks, Trump Officials Focused on Democrats in Congress
But William P. Barr revived languishing leak investigations after he became attorney general a year later. 1
The zeal in the Trump administration's efforts to hunt leakers led to the extraordinary step of subpoenaing communications metadata from members of Congress - a nearly unheard-of move outside of corruption investigations. 1
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Summit coverage highlights the tension between global and domestic affairs
This weekend, global leaders of the seven wealthy democratic nations known as the G-7-the US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the UK-met for their annual summit, along with leaders from Australia, India, South Korea, and South Africa.
Carole Cadwalladr, Covid-19, and the fight against collective amnesia
At the start of the pandemic, the UK government's suppression of data prompted Carole Cadwalladr and her colleagues at All the Citizens to found Independent SAGE, a group of scientists who shadow official government scientists.
WhatsApp has launched its first ever global ad campaign - to persuade people about one feature
WhatsApp has launched a new ad campaign promoting its privacy and security features, as it continues to face backlash from both users and the public.
Novavax Covid vaccine has efficacy of 90%, say manufacturers
A Covid vaccine that is a critical part of the effort to vaccinate the developing world, as well as the UK, has an efficacy of 90% overall, its manufacturers have said after trials in the US and Mexico.
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In a key ruling, a federal judge upheld the suspension of unvaccinated workers - Poynter
Over the weekend, a federal judge tossed out a lawsuit filed by Houston hospital workers who were suspended for not having gotten a COVID-19 vaccination.
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Zidane grabs reporter for 1-on-1 chat after 'same stupid questions'
Zidane's letter
Zinedine Zidane left Real Madrid after trophyless season.
Upon his decision to leave he wrote a letter to the Real Madrid supporters explaining his choice.
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