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Toxic Family Members: How to Deal With Them

Joe Aoleo moved from Rhode Island to Key West, FL, after retiring from his job as a firefighter/EMT. Aside from his quest for warm weather, he was relieved to get away from his family — all of them. “All of my siblings were controlling, never wrong, never apologizing, lying people,” Aoleo says. “There was no… Read More »

Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief bill OK in sight

WASHINGTON — Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal late Friday over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a logjam that had stalled the party’s showpiece $ 1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. The compromise, announced by the West Virginia lawmaker and a Democratic aide, seemed to clear the way for the Senate to… Read More »

Sorry, Santa Claus: HHS nixes vaccine-for-promos deal, sidelining North Pole influencers

Santa Claus isn’t coming to town this year. Not in the new Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) pandemic ad campaign, anyway. Santa stand-ins had been set to appear in the federally funded advertising campaign in exchange for early access to a vaccine, The Wall Street Journal reported. But the agency’s deal with actors… Read More »

US government strikes $1.525 billion deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine

President Trump announced the deal during a media briefing on Tuesday. Moderna is one of several companies manufacturing the vaccine “at risk,” as the industry calls it, meaning the company is currently making the vaccine before it is approved. Clinical trials are currently underway to test whether it’s safe and effective. Under this contract, worth… Read More »

AstraZeneca confirms Russia vaccine deal days after COVID-19 hacking accusations surface

Last week, Western intelligence officials pegged Russian hackers with an attempt to rip off leading research for a COVID-19 vaccine, linking the would-be thieves with the country’s intelligence services. Russia itself denies involvement in any of those attacks—and with a new licensing deal for AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 shot, the country says it doesn’t need the secrets… Read More »