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Webb telescope shares a peek inside the early universe
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Webb telescope shares a peek inside the early universe

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  The James Webb Space Telescope has provided astronomers with a glimpse of the early universe in a new image shared on Wednesday. The powerful space observatory is capable of detecting the faint light...

Monkeypox has ‘tragic’ outcomes in patients with HIV, CDC report finds
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Monkeypox has ‘tragic’ outcomes in patients with HIV, CDC report finds

CNN  —  Monkeypox can have “devastating outcomes” on severely immunocompromised patients such as those with untreated HIV, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New research published Wednesday in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report examined clinical case data for 57 patients hospitalized with monkeypox complications and found that 82% had...

Updated Covid-19 boosters offer protection, but new studies suggest they don’t offer an edge against Omicron
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Updated Covid-19 boosters offer protection, but new studies suggest they don’t offer an edge against Omicron

CNN  —  The updated Covid-19 booster shots appear to work about as well against the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants as the original boosters they replaced, according to two new studies from research teams at Harvard and Columbia universities. The research suggests that our bodies have been well-trained to fight the original virus, which emerged...

International Space Station swerves to avoid Russian space debris, NASA says
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International Space Station swerves to avoid Russian space debris, NASA says

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  The International Space Station fired its thrusters to maneuver out of the way of a piece of oncoming Russian space junk, NASA said late Monday. The space agency said in a news release...

DOJ asks judge to force Trump White House lawyers to testify in Jan. 6 probe
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DOJ asks judge to force Trump White House lawyers to testify in Jan. 6 probe

CNN  —  The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to force the top two lawyers from Donald Trump’s White House counsel’s office to testify about their conversations with the former President, as it tries to break through the privilege firewall Trump has used to avoid scrutiny of his actions on January 6, 2021, according...

FTC seeks to clamp down on alcohol delivery service Drizly and its CEO after data breach
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FTC seeks to clamp down on alcohol delivery service Drizly and its CEO after data breach

Washington CNN Business  —  The Federal Trade Commission is seeking tough new restrictions against Drizly, the alcoholic beverage delivery platform, after what US regulators allege were repeated security failures that compromised the data of 2.5 million people. The proposed order against Drizly, if finalized, would force the company to beef up its cybersecurity and limit...

UFO study by NASA-selected study team kicks off
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UFO study by NASA-selected study team kicks off

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  Officials at NASA selected a team of 16 scientists and experts who will delve into the mysteries surrounding unidentified aerial phenomena — more popularly known as unidentified flying objects or UFOs. The independent...

Attorney General Merrick Garland vows Justice Department ‘will not permit voters to be intimidated’ ahead of midterms
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Attorney General Merrick Garland vows Justice Department ‘will not permit voters to be intimidated’ ahead of midterms

Washington CNN  —  Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday vowed that the US Justice Department “will not permit voters to be intimidated” during November’s midterm elections. “The Justice Department has an obligation to guarantee a free and fair vote by everyone who’s qualified to vote and will not permit voters to be intimidated,” Garland said...