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Plus, coronavirus vaccines are finally reaching poor countries, but some can’t cover the cost of administering them, and Women’s sports can do at least one thing men’s can’t, experts say: get bigger.
Plus, Georgia sports teams and major companies such as Coca-Cola and Delta Air Lines condemn new state voting law, and the EPA dismisses dozens of key science advisers picked under Trump.
Plus, ‘I stay up nights apologizing to George Floyd,’ says teen who documented his death for the world, and Gretchen Whitmer asks White House to surge vaccines to virus hot spots as cases climb.
Plus, the White House dramatically increased tax proposal as it sought to address tensions over next big spending plan, and the CDC confirms Pfizer, Moderna vaccines are 90% effective after two doses in study of real-life conditions.
Plus, the Senate confirms William Burns as next director of the CIA, and Donald Trump faces an onslaught of legal problems, as investigations and dozens of lawsuits trail him from Washington to Florida.
Plus, the Biden administration preparing to sanction Russia for SolarWinds hacks and the poisoning of an opposition leader, and Justin Trudeau conveys relief in meeting with Biden, but sticking points remain.
Plus, Dominion Voting Systems files a defamation suit against the MyPillow CEO over false election claims, and the first real-world coronavirus vaccine data out of Britain shows a decline in hospitalizations after the first dose.
Plus, the White House reiterates teacher vaccinations are ‘not a prerequisite’ to reopening schools, and Texas Senator Ted Cruz is trying to repair his public image following an ill-timed trip to Mexico.
Plus, vaccine shortage prompts U.S. diplomats to request doses from foreign governments, including Russia, and the U.K. gets approval to infect healthy volunteers in world’s first coronavirus ‘challenge trial’
Plus, the Texas grid got crushed because its operators didn’t see the need to prepare for cold weather, and House Homeland Security chairman sues Trump and Giuliani, accusing them of inciting Capitol riot.
Plus, President Biden says that the U.S. will have enough vaccines for 300 million people by the end of July, and dozens of former GOP officials reportedly met last week to discuss mounting a new anti-Trump party.
Plus, the CDC is urging Americans to wear two masks to better prevent the spread of COVID-19, and, the Biden administration tells the Supreme Court the affordable care act is constitutional and should be saved.
Plus, the Biden administration asks for the resignations from current US Attorneys, and after a mission to Wuhan investigating the origins of the pandemic, a World Health Organization team dismisses theories that the virus originated in a lab leak.
Plus, Workers who quit their jobs out of fear of contracting the coronavirus at work are hoping to collect unemployment benefits under the Biden administration and hedge funds may have ended up the biggest winner in the Game Stop stock frenzy.
Plus, Johnson and Johnson seeks emergency FDA authorization for single-shot coronavirus vaccine, and as transit agencies ramp up mask enforcement, Congress airs concerns about safety of transportation workers.
Plus, experts urge faster vaccinations and stepped up efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus variants, and Republican representative Adam Kinzinger is starting a PAC to challenge the party’s embrace of former President Trump.
Plus, D.C. officials slam a proposal to erect permanent fencing around the U.S. Capitol. And a coronavirus variant first seen in South Africa is identified in South Carolina.If you enjoy this podcast and you’d like to support the reporting that goes into it, the best way to do so is through a subscription to The Post. A subscription gets you unlimited access to everything we publish, from breaking news to baking tips. For a limited time, listeners can get two years of access for just $59. That’s less than one dollar a week. Learn more and subscribe at washingtonpost.com/subscribe .
Plus, Republicans back away from confronting Trump and his loyalists after the Capitol insurrection, embracing them instead, and, at first coronavirus briefing, the White House acknowledges vaccinations will take months.Support this podcast and the work of The Washington Post by subscribing, with a special, limited-time offer for podcast listeners. A digital subscription gets you unlimited access to everything The Post publishes. Subscribe to The Post now: washingtonpost.com/subscribe
Plus, Democrats turn to quick action on Biden’s covid relief bill after a power-sharing deal in Senate, and CDC-backed studies find scant spread of the coronavirus in schools.Support this podcast and the work of The Washington Post by subscribing, with a special, limited-time offer for podcast listeners. A digital subscription gets you unlimited access to everything The Post publishes. Subscribe to The Post now: washingtonpost.com/subscribe
Plus, House Democrats plan to focus impeachment trial on how rioters reacted to Trump’s remarks, and the first U.S. case of a highly transmissible Brazil coronavirus variant has been identified in Minnesota.Support this podcast and the work of The Washington Post by subscribing, with a special, limited-time offer for podcast listeners. A digital subscription gets you unlimited access to everything The Post publishes. Subscribe to The Post now: washingtonpost.com/subscribe
Plus, lawmakers in both parties lobby White House for a more targeted relief bill, and pandemic aftershocks overwhelm global supply lines.Support this podcast and the work of The Washington Post by subscribing, with a special, limited-time offer for podcast listeners. A digital subscription gets you unlimited access to everything The Post publishes. Subscribe to The Post now: washingtonpost.com/subscribe