August 19, 2022

Thais Alvarez' Articles

California Will Develop Its Own Low-Cost Insulin: Newsom

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Thursday that the state will develop its own “low-cost” insulin—an essential hormone that many rely on to treat their diabetes—making the state the first in the country to pursue such an effort. In a video shared on Twitter, he said that “people should not go into debt to receive life-saving […]

US Coast Guard Rescues 3 US Sailors in Atlantic Ocean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—The U.S. Coast Guard said Monday that it rescued three U.S. sailors whose vessel began taking on water during a trip from the British Virgin Islands to Bermuda. The rescue involved a three-day tow to Puerto Rico that covered some 300 nautical miles (555 kilometers) after officials said it took a U.S. […]

CDC Panel Recommends Another COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Aged 6 to 17

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) advisory panel endorsed Moderna’s vaccine for children aged 6 to 17. If the CDC signs off on the recommendation, it would mean both mRNA COVID-19 vaccines would be available to all Americans aged 6 months old and up. Federal health officials in October signed off on emergency […]

3 Children, 2 Adults Found Dead Inside a Texas Home, Escaped Inmate Believed to Be Connected

Investigators have found the bodies of three children and two adults in a Texas home, which authorities believe are connected to a dangerous escaped inmate. Authorities found the bodies after investigating a call from someone who had not heard from an elderly relative, according to a June 2 notice posted on the Texas Department of […]

‘Whisky War’ With Denmark Over Tiny Arctic Island Ends Peacefully With Deal

Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly has struck a historic deal with Denmark, settling a dispute stretching back five decades over a 1.3-square-kilometre island in the Arctic. Joly and the Danish foreign affairs minister Jeppe Kofod signed an agreement Tuesday to divide Hans Island, an uninhabited rock situated between Ellesmere Island, in Nunavut, and Greenland, an […]

Eurozone to Avoid Recession, Growth to Accelerate in Third Quarter: ECB Survey

A symphony of light consisting of bars, lines, and circles in blue and yellow, the colors of the European Union, illuminates the south facade of the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, on Dec. 30, 2021. (Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters) FRANKFURT—The eurozone will avoid a recession this year and growth will accelerate noticeably after bottoming […]

San Diego Man Points Gun at Firefighters, Police Before Taking His Own Life

Crime scene tape in Santa Ana, Calif., on March 11, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times) SAN DIEGO—A 62-year-old man who pointed a gun at firefighters during a blaze at an apartment complex aimed that same weapon at arriving police officers before taking his own life with a single gunshot wound, authorities said. Officers were dispatched […]