Joe Lawson

Joe Lawson is a science reporter who studied journalism at the University of Southern California with five years of experience in the news. He contributes to Fortune, The Washington Post, and The New Republic. Lawson has written for National Geographic, The Atlantic, Popular Science, and Wired.

NSBA Seeks Federal Help To End Tension With Contradictoy Safety Protocols

The US School Boards Representative organization asked for help from the Federal Government to take necessary steps to reduce confusion and tension over Covid-19 safety protocols during this year’s academic session, the third one during a pandemic. In a letter to President Biden, the National School Boards Association pointed out more than 20 cases where

CDC Studies Show Indoor Mask Mandate Reduces Covid-19 Cases In Schools

CDC, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention published two studies suggesting face-mask mandates in schools have notably reduced the number of COVID-19 spread in children. One of the studies conducted in Arizona shows schools that did not use face masks at the start of the academic year have more records of COVID-19 infections than those

1 Dead & 12 Injured In Mass Shooting At A Tennessee Store

One person was shot down and 12 others were severely injured when a mass shooter opened fire at a grocery store in Collierville town, an outskirt of Memphis, Tennessee. Collierville Police Chief Dale Lane said that his office received a call about a mass shooting at a Kroger store at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. There

Johnson & Johnson Booster Shot 94% Effective Against Coronavirus

According to the company, a second shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine provides 94% protection against the virus, which is significantly more than a single shot alone. According to data from the company’s Phase 3 trial, a booster shot given six months after the first one results in a 12-fold increase in antibodies. A

Federal Judge Orders To Abolish Public-Health Law In Mexico Border

The Biden administration received an order from Washington federal district judge Emmet Sullivan that they must stop using public-health law that turns back Mexican families to enter the US illegally for asylum. The Judge also put his order I hold for the next couple of weeks to allow the government time to decide either implementation

Biden To Focus More On US Home Agendas Now After Afghan Withdrawal

After a messy withdrawal from Afghanistan, President Joe Biden is expected to be focussing more on US home agendas including legislative issues and controlling the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot of internal issues including unsatisfactory job reports, recovery steps against the aftermath effect of hurricane Ida and leading the floor management in Congress.

Huge Caldor Fire Forced Evacuations In South Lake Tahoe, California

Thousands of Lake Tahoe residents were asked to evacuate their homes as the Caldor Fire kept moving closer. The police officers of South Lake had gone door-to-door asking the residents to leave on Monday keeping in check the movement of the Caldor Fire. The officials reported that this is just the second time when the

The Jan 6 Select Committee Is Requesting For Documents From Federal Agencies

The US House select committee investigating the mob attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan 6 requested to all the Federal agencies to support with every probable document that they may have to produce. The Chairman of the Committee, Rep. Bennie Thompson (D., Miss.), released first round of requests of the committee to federal agencies,

Sex-toy Makers Joining In $1.2 Billion Deal To Meet Pandemic Demands

European-based sex-toy companies, the ones behind Fifty Shades of Grey vibrators, and multiple other brands dealing with sexual wellness have decided to merge in a deal where the total value stands approximately $1.2 Billion, irrespective of how the demand for Sex toys intensified due to the Pandemic. Germany’s WOW Tech Group is teaming up with

NY Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul Is All Set To Replace Governor Cumo

An increasing number of government officials and legislators, including President Joe Biden, had called on Andrew Cuomo, New York’s Governor to resign, based on State Attorney Generals’ numerous sexual harassment allegations against the Government. Individuals having knowledge about the matter commented that around last week, New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul was found to be

Justice Dept. Conducts Civil-rights investigation into Phoenix Police Dept.

On Thursday, the Justice Department declared a sweeping Civil-Rights investigation toward the Phoenix Police Department’s practice of force and their policies towards handling homeless residents. The officials discuss whether the officers are routinely violating the rights of the Arizona Capital’s homeless people. Attorney General Merrick Garland said, “the pattern and practice investigation will seek to

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