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Mix-and-match J&J Covid booster raised immune response after Pfizer vaccine, study finds

Mix-and-match J&J Covid booster raised immune response after Pfizer vaccine, study finds

Using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as a booster for people initially immunized with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine produces a strong immune response and may do more to elicit protection against severe disease, researchers reported Sunday. Their small study of 65 volunteers who all initially got two doses of Pfizer/BioNTech’s vaccine showed that using the J&J…MORE

With Chris Cuomo gone from CNN, another cable news time slot is up for grabs

With Chris Cuomo gone from CNN, another cable news time slot is up for grabs

A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. Chris Cuomo’s termination by CNN is the latest example of upheaval in television news. The 7pm Eastern hour on Fox News has been home to rotating hosts for nearly an entire year. The 11pm hour…MORE

Biden administration expected to announce diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics this week

Biden administration expected to announce diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics this week

The Biden administration is expected to announce this week that no US government officials will attend the 2022 Beijing Olympics, implementing a diplomatic boycott of the games, according to several sources. The move would allow the US to send a message on the world stage to China without preventing US athletes from competing. The National…MORE

US military’s hacking unit publicly acknowledges taking offensive action to disrupt ransomware operations

US military’s hacking unit publicly acknowledges taking offensive action to disrupt ransomware operations

Cyber Command, the US military’s hacking unit, has taken offensive action to disrupt cybercriminal groups that have launched ransomware attacks on US companies, a spokesperson for the command confirmed to CNN Sunday. The spokesperson declined to specify what actions the command had taken. But it’s one of the first, unequivocal acknowledgements from Cyber Command since…MORE

LDH identifies 7 more COVID cases from Norwegian Cruise ship, bringing total to 17

Here’s the latest on the COVID-19 cases deriving from a Norwegian Cruise Lines ship that disembarked Sunday morning in the Port of New Orleans.UPDATE (6:27 p.m. CST): The Louisiana Department of Health has identified seven additional COVID-19 cases on the “Norwegian Breakaway” cruise ship.This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases identified among passengers and…MORE

Britain needs a ‘booster for growth’ as tax hikes threaten investment

Britain needs a ‘booster for growth’ as tax hikes threaten investment

Britain’s economy needs much more investment. Business says it’s unlikely to get it any time soon. The Confederation of British Industry said in its latest forecast that a “short-lived recovery” in capital spending would end in 2023 because of tax hikes on companies. Investment in the United Kingdom has lagged that of other advanced economies…MORE

Michigan school shooting: Man identifies himself as person accused of helping alleged gunman’s parents

Michigan school shooting: Man identifies himself as person accused of helping alleged gunman’s parents

A 65-year-old man has publicly identified himself as the person law enforcement says helped the fugitive parents of the alleged Michigan school shooter into the building where they were later arrested. James and Jennifer Crumbley are each charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the alleged actions of their 15-year-old son, Ethan…MORE

Vandals defaced tunnels near Idaho’s Anne Frank memorial with anti-Semitic graffiti, including swastikas, police say

Vandals defaced tunnels near Idaho’s Anne Frank memorial with anti-Semitic graffiti, including swastikas, police say

As millions of Jewish people across the country celebrate Hanukkah, police say vandals painted anti-Semitic messages and symbols in tunnels near Idaho’s Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial on Friday. Law enforcement officials are looking for whoever is responsible for the vandalism along the Greenbelt in Boise, the Boise Police Department (BPD) said on Twitter. “We…MORE

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