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Past articles by John:

California announces $116 million in incentives for COVID-19 vaccination

California health officials are offering a combined $116 million worth of incentives for state residents to get vaccinated, according to an announcement Thursday. → Read More

Democrats introduce bill allowing college athletes to organize

A group of Democrats have introduced the first-ever bills in the House and Senate to allow college student athletes to organize under the National Labor Relations Act. → Read More

Macron asks for forgiveness for France's role in Rwandan genocide

France bears an "overwhelming responsibility" for the Rwandan government's 1994 genocide of Tutsi and moderate Hutu people during the Rwandan Civil War, France's president said Thursday. → Read More

Taiwan: BioNTech deal collapsed after firm asked for 'country' to be stricken from announcement

A deal for the German company BioNTech to sell the COVID-19 vaccines it makes in collaboration with Pfizer to Taiwan fell apart in January after BioNTech officials requested that any reference to Taiwan as an independent country be removed fr → Read More

Microsoft president: Orwell's '1984' may 'come to pass in 2024' without AI protections

The acceleration of artificial intelligence technology could lead to a reality that looks very much like George Orwell's "1984," a top Microsoft executive warned Thursday. → Read More

Giant tortoise considered extinct found in Galapagos Islands

The head of Ecuador's Ministry of the Environment and Water confirmed the discovery of a lone living member of a species of giant tortoise thought to have been driven extinct more than 100 years ago. → Read More

Japan Doctors Union chairman warns of variant spread from Olympics

A Japanese doctor who leads a major physicians' union is warning that the upcoming Tokyo Olympics could be a superspreader event for new variants of COVID-19. → Read More

Post's Jeff Stein discusses pushback from Dems on Biden's tax plan

Washington Post economics reporter Jeff Stein stopped by Hill.TV's "Rising" on Wednesday to break down the extent of the resistance President Biden faces from Democrats in the House and Senate to raising taxes for his planned $2 trillion infr → Read More

Amazon's new CEO to take over for Bezos on July 5

Amazon's new CEO, Andy Jassy, will take over the company's top executive role on July 5 as Jeff Bezos transitions to an executive chairman role, Bezos said Wednesday. → Read More

Navalny accuses prison of censoring newspapers

Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny is accusing government officials of censoring the newspapers delivered to him in prison as he serves a more than two-year sentence imposed earlier this year over parole violations. → Read More

Majority in poll say discrimination against Asian Americans is worse than a year ago

A majority of Americans across racial groups say in a new poll they believe discrimination against Asian Americans is still on the rise as the U.S. continues to feel the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

DHS chief expects 'significant changes' after ICE review

The head of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) says he expects "significant changes" to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after a Biden administration review of the agency is completed in the months ahead. → Read More

COVID-19 death toll in India grossly understated: New York Times analysis

A New York Times analysis of health data from India's COVID-19 crisis indicated that the country's death toll is likely much higher than has been reported, and may have reached the millions. → Read More

Morgan Stanley CEO acknowledges diversity efforts have been 'slow'

The CEO of Morgan Stanley on Wednesday will testify that efforts to increase representation for women and minorities at the highest levels of his company are moving slower than expected. → Read More

Ryan Grim analyzes Senate effort to award $10 billion contract to Bezos company

The Intercept's Washington D.C. bureau chief Ryan Grim discussed an effort by some Senate Democra... → Read More

Seth Rogen on cancel culture: 'If you've made a joke that's aged terribly, accept it'

Seth Rogen dismissed the risks posed to comedians by "cancel culture" in today's society during an interview with "Good Morning Britain" this week, saying he thinks comics should own up to making remarks that don't age well. → Read More

US denounces Syrian presidential election

The U.S. State Department has denounced Syria's presidential election on Tuesday as neither "free nor fair" one day before voters are set to head to the polls across the beleaguered nation. → Read More

Schiff: Marjorie Taylor Greene's actions 'a sign of the greater rot in her party'

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) warned Tuesday that remarks by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) comparing COVID-19 vaccinations and mask-wearing to the Holocaust were the sign of a greater "rot" within the GOP. → Read More

Russian lawmakers give preliminary approval to bill banning Navalny allies from seeking office

Russian lawmakers on Tuesday passed legislation through the lower chamber of the legislature that would ban members of "extremist" organizations, including allies of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, from running for office. → Read More

Southwest flight attendant lost two teeth when assaulted by passenger, union says

A union representing flight attendants for Southwest Airlines urged the company's CEO on Tuesday to do more to protect staff from unruly passengers, citing a surge of violent incidents including a man who allegedly assaulted a flight attendant on → Read More