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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

In his book Reality+ David Chalmers says the material world may lose its allure as VR technology advances read more


A lawsuit against the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers follows similar litigation that was successful against the organizers of a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017. read more


The Frontier investigates a trend where women whose pregnancies end with a miscarriage are being prosecuted and sometimes sent to prison in Oklahoma: A growing number of women are facing criminal charges for substance use during pregnancy in Oklahoma. Experts and health care providers say that's bad for moms and babies. read more


The Omicron variant has created a dire situation for Oklahoma health care providers, already strained by two years of caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to be transparent and provide the public with a window into the seriousness of the situation, INTEGRIS, Mercy, OU Health and SSM Health St. Anthony are offering updates on key metrics related to the pandemic Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until the surge subsides. Please help us flatten the curve by taking part in proven mitigation efforts - get vaccinated, wear a mask, watch your distance and wash your hands. read more


Insider interviews Yale history professor Timothy Snyder: "I think the scenario we have to worry about is that there isn't a US at that point. The kind of conflict that begins January 20, 2025, isn't the kind of conflict that ends with one president being just unpopular, or even seen as illegitimate." read more


Hawaii will require visitors to the state to have received a COVID-19 vaccine booster if they want to skip quarantine. read more


The 10 richest men have more than doubled their wealth in the COVID-19 pandemic, Oxfam calculated. read more


Monday, January 17, 2022

Major car manufacturers aren't giving up on their efforts to stymie Massachusetts' right to repair legislation. read more


A medical board in Maine has suspended the license of an MIT-educated doctor and ordered a psychiatric evaluation after she was accused of treating some of her patients with Ivermectin and Hydroxychloroquine and spreading misinformation about COVID-19. Maine's Board of Licensure in Medicine voted last week to conduct a deeper investigation into Dr. Meryl Nass, from Ellsworth. The board also voted to suspend her license for 30 days and have her undergo a psychiatric evaluation. read more


The men are listed as 'John Does' in a 2015 civil lawsuit brought against Maxwell by Prince Andrew accuser Virginia Giuffre read more


In recent weeks, as the omicron variant spread rapidly across the United States, Americans have found that the financial costs of the pandemic are increasingly falling on their shoulders. read more


Two Ohio siblings were charged with felony theft after they cut down a centuries-old Black Walnut tree and arranged to have it logged and sold for lumber, Cleveland officials said on Friday. read more


Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is negotiating a plea bargain to end his corruption trial, news agencies have reported. read more


School districts from Pennsylvania to Wyoming are bowing to pressure from some conservative groups to review -- then purge from public school libraries -- books about LGBTQ issues and people of color. read more


The individuals who signed and transmitted fraudulent Electoral College ballots claiming their states voted for Donald Trump must be held to account. read more


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