The trial will proceed on Feb. 9, but a procedural vote made it clear that there are not enough votes for now to convict former president Donald Trump over his role in the deadly Jan. 6 mob attack on the Capitol.
The additional doses would increase available supply by 50 percent, bringing the total to 600 million doses — enough to fully vaccinate 300 million people. Pfizer and Moderna did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Some indoor athletics, however, have led to infections and should be curtailed if schools want to operate safely, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded in newly published papers.
In her Senate confirmation hearing, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo also pledged to help the American economy recover from the pandemic, expand broadband access and promote manufacturing and clean-energy jobs.
Workers at Amazon warehouses, as well as staff at tech giants’ headquarters, are pressing for union representation to improve safety and wages, and to have a say in the types of products and services their employers offer.
This offseason could feature some of the most complex, dramatic quarterback maneuvering in NFL history. It will involve trades and, in some cases, trying to fit players under a salary cap that could go down significantly next season.
A surprise sighting in November of radio-collared red wolf Number 8, whose whereabouts were unknown for a year because her collar stopped working, helped biologists locate her to give her a new orange collar. (Ann Cameron Siegal)