Department of Justice accuses Yale University of discriminating against Asian and White applicants

Department of Justice accuses Yale University of discriminating against Asian and White applicants

A Justice Department investigation has found Yale University is illegally discriminating against Asian American and White applicants, in violation of federal civil rights law, officials said Thursday. Yale denied the allegation, calling it “meritless” and “hasty.” The findings, detailed in a letter to the college’s attorneys Thursday, mark the latest action by the Trump administration aimed…

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‘Canary in the coal mine’: Greenland ice has shrunk beyond return, study finds

‘Canary in the coal mine’: Greenland ice has shrunk beyond return, study finds

(Reuters) – Greenland’s ice sheet may have shrunk past the point of return, with the ice likely to melt away no matter how quickly the world reduces climate-warming emissions, new research suggests. A fishing vessel sails in the ice fjord near Ilulissat, Greenland September 12, 2017. Picture taken September 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jacob Gronholt-PedersenScientists studied data…

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Texas-based McKesson tapped to help get coronavirus vaccines into American communities

Texas-based McKesson tapped to help get coronavirus vaccines into American communities

Elizabeth Weise USA TODAYPublished 8:41 PM EDT Aug 14, 2020The U.S. government has chosen medical supplier McKesson to be a centralized distributor for future COVID-19 vaccines, a crucial step in creating a pipeline to get any eventual vaccines into American arms and stop the pandemic.“Today’s announcement puts another building block in place as the nation moves…

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Rep. Jim Clyburn says probe of federal vaccine deals will look into indications of ‘insider stuff’

Rep. Jim Clyburn says probe of federal vaccine deals will look into indications of ‘insider stuff’

Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., Friday on CNBC hinted that there could be illegal activity behind the Trump administration’s backing of a number of pharmaceutical companies’ Covid-19 vaccine developments. “We see some things that indicate that there may be some insider stuff going on that’s benefiting one or two people without regard to what we’re really…

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