Health
Wuhan Coronavirus spreads
9
Journal of Medical Virology Wei Ji Jan 22, 2020
Homologous recombination within the spike glycoprotein of the newly identified coronavirus may boost cross‐species transmission from snake to human
The Wuhan coronavirus most likely came from snakes, according to a paper published Wednesday in the Journal of Medical Virology.
Bussiness
Meng Wanzhou case: Huawei executive's extradition
1
bbc.com BBC Jan 21, 2020
Meng Wanzhou case: Huawei executive's extradition hearings begin - BBC News
Meng Wanzhou is fighting an extradition request from the US following her arrest in Canada in 2018.
Politics
The Trump Impeachment
16
Politics
Trump's Deep Swamp
2
politico.com Jan 20, 2020
How Trump fused his business empire to the presidency - POLITICO
As Trump kicks off his fourth year as president with an impeachment trial tied to his actions involving Ukraine, critics say the president has yet to face accountability for blatant conflicts of interest tied to his private businesses.
Politics
Democracy has eroded since Citizens United
2
thehill.com Craig Holman Jan 21, 2020
Democracy has eroded in the decade since Citizens United | TheHill
Many government officials must count on wealthy individuals and special interests for their political survival.
Arts
92nd Academy Awards, Oscar
3
latimes.com Jan 17, 2020
The best picture Oscar race is between two movies. Here's why - Los Angeles Times
Oscar nominations arrived Monday ... and the best picture race could be over by this weekend.
Education
College admissions scandal
3
latimes.com Nathan Fenno Jan 18, 2020
Wiretaps reveal how college admissions scandal worked at USC, UCLA - Los Angeles Times
Rick Singer's pitch: For a fee he could help get children of affluent parents onto USC, UCLA teams, even if they didn't play the sport. Most didn't.
Politics
Virginia Governor Declares State Of Emergency
14
npr.org Jan 20, 2020
Richmond Gun Rally: Thousands Of Gun Owners Converge On Virginia Capitol On MLK Day : NPR
"This is about losing one of the base freedoms that we have," a gun rights backer says in Richmond. The city is under a state of emergency, and some streets have been barricaded to prevent violence.
Politics
"Birth tourism" is Trump's next immigration target
1
axios.com Stef W. Kight, Jonathan Swan Jan 19, 2020
"Birth tourism" is Trump's next immigration target - Axios
It's one step in Trump's plans to make it harder for immigrants to benefit from birthright citizenship.
Politics
National Archives exhibit blurs images critical of President
2
twitter.com USNatArchives Jan 18, 2020
US National Archives on Twitter
“We made a mistake. As the National Archives of the United States, we are and have always been completely committed to preserving our archival holdings, without alteration.”