Links for you. Science:
Replicative fitness SARS-CoV-2 20I/501Y.V1 variant in a human reconstituted bronchial epithelium
Interferon Resistance of Emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variants
Why Oumuamua, the Interstellar Visitor, Looks Eerily Familiar
Experts wonder why younger people seem to be getting sicker with COVID
More Evidence Links ‘Cat Scratch’ Bacteria and Schizophrenia
Experts estimate that Trump’s handling of COVID-19 pandemic cost 400,000 American lives
D.C. Did Not Turn Down Additional Vaccine from FEMA: D.C. wasn’t interested in a high-capacity site, but it wouldn’t have come with more vaccine doses.
Senator Cruz Took a Voyage Around the Bend at the Senate Hearing on Voting Rights
Yes, Blame Christian Fundamentalism for the Atlanta Murders
Is this time different? The latest GOP lunacy on guns demands a tougher response.
A Ship in the Suez Canal Somehow Lit Up the QAnon Batshit Signal
Thanks to Trump-era covid relief bill, a UFO report may soon be public — and it’ll be big, ex-official says
Two Members of Congress Evoked the Founders to Argue DC Statehood. Only One Made a Lick of Sense.
The Saudi Expert Who Hides Foreign Funding When Testifying to Congress. A former Trump official sidestepped a new ethics rule.
Third of Republican Voters Think GOP Lawmakers Backed Biden Stimulus That None Supported
The Most Important Thing Democrats Can Do With Their Power Is Protect the Vote
I Am Not Ready to Reenter White Society
The Case of the Missing Matzoh
Thinker, Tanker, Scholar, Consultant
Why D.C. is struggling to boost vaccinations in low-income Black neighborhoods
Top health officials told to prioritize COVID testing for Cuomo’s relatives
Why Uruguay’s Schoolchildren Are Doing So Well in the Pandemic
What Will Come of D.C.’s Rent Freeze?
At Biden’s first news conference, it wasn’t the president who was out of touch
More than 1 in 3 D.C. seniors aren’t booking vaccine appointments offered by the city