J&J Covid-19 vaccine goes to advisers to FDA

If the panel votes that the vaccine’s benefits outweigh its risks, as expected, the agency could grant emergency clearance within days

US judge ‘disturbed’ by Google’s data collection practices

Lawsuit describes the company’s private browsing promises as a ‘ruse’

Janet Yellen backs new allocation of IMF special drawing rights for low-income countries

Measures are needed to avert  a 'dangerous and permanent divergence in the global economy', says US treasury secretary

Honduran president says US bribe probe threatens co-operation

US prosecutors say President Juan Orlando Hernandez accepted R1m bribe from Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman

US report on Khashoggi death singles out Saudi crown prince, say officials

Reuters quotes officials saying US intelligence report will find Mohammed bin Salman was complicit in 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Internet initiative aids rural Indian students in New Mexico

Tribes are taught about the internet as a potential revenue stream

Let’s count the legal ways Donald Trump could be charged for the US Capitol riots

Some of Trump’s most fervent supporters, 200 of whom have been charged, have moved quickly to cast blame on the president and his rhetoric

Joe Biden reviewing global supply chains as US output interrupted

The US wants to cut down its reliance on China, and other adversaries, but the process is likely to take months

Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine effective and safe, FDA documents show

US Food and Drug Administration's panel of independent experts meets on Friday to decide whether to approve the shot

Texas mom tells of five-day ordeal without water as millions left high and dry

Water Trade CEO labels statewide failure of infrastructure after storms a ‘huge wake-up call’

Public wildlife but private land and how North Dakota is fixing the face off

Electronic posting may be the answer in a US state where all private lands are considered open to hunting unless physically posted to the contrary

Fed’s Powell says Covid vaccines offer chance of ‘more normal conditions’ in 2021

Fed chair tells Senate banking committee US recovery is far from complete but vaccine rollout is a reason for optimism

The new US trade representative pick is no pushover

Katherine Tai once ended a meeting with Mexico’s chief negotiator after he refused to answer her questions

The glamorous life of El Chapo’s detained wife ‘is like a soap opera’

Former beauty queen faces charges of distributing cocaine, heroin and other drugs

Boeing engine damage likely to have come from metal fatigue

Preliminary investigation points to damage on failed fan blade

Super minister’s star fades as Brazil reform agenda stalls

President Bolsonaro undermines Paulo Guedes’s market-friendly mission

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