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Ron DeSantis finally picks a side on vaccines
Ron DeSantis.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Ron DeSantis finally picks a side on vaccines

The controversy over trans teens
A protestor.
Briefing

The controversy over trans teens

The climate summit that could save the planet
COP26.
Briefing

The climate summit that could save the planet

Giving notice
Quitting.
Picture of William FalkWilliam Falk

Giving notice

Will Democrats give up tax hikes to save the world?
A hundred dollar bill.
Picture of James PethokoukisJames Pethokoukis

Will Democrats give up tax hikes to save the world?

CDC approves Moderna and J&J boosters, plus mixing shots
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
vaccination nation

CDC approves Moderna and J&J boosters, plus mixing shots

Archaeologists used tree rings, astrophysics to prove Vikings were in Canada in 1021
L'Anse aux Meadows
Running Rings around Columbus

Archaeologists used tree rings, astrophysics to prove Vikings were in Canada in 1021

FDA OKs Moderna and J&J boosters, plus 'mix and match' approach
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
vaccination nation

FDA OKs Moderna and J&J boosters, plus 'mix and match' approach

What makes Biden's vaccination plan for young kids different
Kids at school.
'we will be ready'

What makes Biden's vaccination plan for young kids different

Transplant surgeons report successfully testing a pig kidney on a human
Kidney transplant
adventures in xenotransplantation

Transplant surgeons report successfully testing a pig kidney on a human

San Francisco's lone In-N-Out closed after refusing to follow city's vaccine requirement
An In-N-Out restaurant.
in double-double trouble

San Francisco's lone In-N-Out closed after refusing to follow city's vaccine requirement

Officials keeping 'close watch' on Delta subvariant
London, England.
keeping watch

Officials keeping 'close watch' on Delta subvariant

Washington State football coach out after not complying with COVID-19 vaccine mandate
Nick Rolovich.
vaccine mandates

Washington State football coach out after not complying with COVID-19 vaccine mandate

COVID is already reshaping the public health workforce
Abandoned mask.
looking ahead

COVID is already reshaping the public health workforce

Large employers fear vaccine mandates will chase away workers. But 'real world data tells a different story.'
Biden discusses vaccines
vaccination nation

Large employers fear vaccine mandates will chase away workers. But 'real world data tells a different story.'

Colin Powell's death is not proof of vaccine failure
Colin Powell.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

Colin Powell's death is not proof of vaccine failure

Right message, wrong messenger?
Bernie Sanders.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Right message, wrong messenger?

78 arrested for blocking traffic in last day of D.C. fossil-fuel protests
D.C. fossil fuel protest
Climate Activism

78 arrested for blocking traffic in last day of D.C. fossil-fuel protests

Joe Manchin reportedly killed Biden clean-energy proposal
Joe Manchin
Reconcile This!

Joe Manchin reportedly killed Biden clean-energy proposal

Why the FDA panel's booster greenlight was actually a 'bad meeting' for Johnson & Johnson
johnson & johnson vaccine
Speed Reads

Why the FDA panel's booster greenlight was actually a 'bad meeting' for Johnson & Johnson

Should the CDC hide unverified vaccine data?
Vaccination.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

Should the CDC hide unverified vaccine data?

10 things you need to know today: October 15, 2021
Moderna vaccines
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: October 15, 2021

Bill Clinton hospitalized with non-COVID-related infection
Bill Clinton.
get well soon

Bill Clinton hospitalized with non-COVID-related infection

La Niña has arrived, will likely stick around through early 2022
A man with an umbrella walks in the rain.
weather watch

La Niña has arrived, will likely stick around through early 2022

What pandemic experts are predicting for the U.S. this winter
COVID-19 testing site in Miami Beach.
winter is coming

What pandemic experts are predicting for the U.S. this winter

Biden administration announces ambitious wind farm plans
Wind farm in U.K.
For the Wind

Biden administration announces ambitious wind farm plans

COVID-19 was top killer of Americans age 35 to 54 last month
COVID-19 patient in Italy
Vaccination Nation

COVID-19 was top killer of Americans age 35 to 54 last month

Kimmel, Noah, and Fallon critique William Shatner's brief space trek
Trevor Noah
Last Night on Late Night

Kimmel, Noah, and Fallon critique William Shatner's brief space trek

The Lord God Bird and a growing class of cryptids
Bigfoot.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

The Lord God Bird and a growing class of cryptids

U.S. to open Canada and Mexico borders to vaccinated visitors in November
U.S.-Canada border
Welcome Back

U.S. to open Canada and Mexico borders to vaccinated visitors in November

Task force shifts advice on aspirin use for preventing heart disease and strokes
Aspirin.
updates

Task force shifts advice on aspirin use for preventing heart disease and strokes

For the 1st time, FDA authorizes e-cigarettes
The Vuse e-cigarette.
firsts

For the 1st time, FDA authorizes e-cigarettes

Biden OKs expansion of transgender health coverage in Colorado
LGBTQ flags.
'a very important step'

Biden OKs expansion of transgender health coverage in Colorado

The week's best parenting advice: October 12, 2021
A child.
Parenting advice

The week's best parenting advice: October 12, 2021

3 'concerning' ways COVID could change
Medical lab scientists.
the long game

3 'concerning' ways COVID could change