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China has recorded its slowest population growth in decades, new census reveals

China’s population grew at its slowest rate in decades in the 10 years prior to 2020, according to census data released on Tuesday — a trend that could pose serious issues for the world’s second-largest economy. According to China’s National Bureau of Statistics, the population rose by 5.38% over the past decade — or 72…MORE

Businessman Glenn Youngkin captures GOP nomination for Virginia governor

Businessman Glenn Youngkin earned the Republican nomination for Virginia governor after his final opponent conceded the race while ballots were still being tabulated Monday night. A former executive at The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, Youngkin pitched himself as a businessman and an outsider. He defeated six other nominees through ranked-choice ballots, which were…MORE

Preliminary Louisville PD report suggested officers violated their firearms training by opening fire during Breonna Taylor raid

Preliminary Louisville PD report suggested officers violated their firearms training by opening fire during Breonna Taylor raid

A preliminary Louisville Metro Police Department internal report prepared on the botched raid that led to Breonna Taylor’s death suggested that officers violated department rules by opening fire, even after an officer was hit. The report, included in documents released by the LMPD and first reported by the Louisville Courier-Journal, was prepared by an investigator…MORE

Russell Westbrook breaks the NBA record for triple-doubles, surpassing Oscar Robertson

Russell Westbrook breaks the NBA record for triple-doubles, surpassing Oscar Robertson

Russell Westbrook of the Washington Wizards has notched his 182nd career NBA triple-double, breaking Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson’s record for the most in league history. The record had stood since 1974, the year Robertson retired. The record-breaking moment occurred Monday night during the Wizards’ game on the road against the Atlanta Hawks, when Westbrook…MORE

Pediatricians prepare to vaccinate youngest Covid-19 shot recipients yet

Pediatricians prepare to vaccinate youngest Covid-19 shot recipients yet

A delivery of 1,000 Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine doses arrived at Sandhills Pediatrics in Southern Pines, North Carolina early Monday morning. Dr. Christoph Diasio, a pediatrician at the office, is preparing to start vaccinating his patients as soon as possible. The US Food and Drug Administration authorized Pfizer/BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for children and teens ages 12-15 Monday. Now Diasio…MORE

India’s Covid-19 catastrophe could make global shortages even worse

India’s Covid-19 catastrophe could make global shortages even worse

A terrifying and record-breaking wave of Covid-19 in India threatens to stall the country’s economic recovery and send shockwaves through several important global industries. Asia’s third largest economy has been struggling for weeks to control the devastating surge. Hundreds of thousands of new cases are reported every day, and economists are rethinking their forecasts for…MORE

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