Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the CDC, said she authorized booster shots for frontline workers, against an advisory panel's recommendation, in order to protect communities disproportionately affected by the pandemic. nyti.ms/3u8kCtH
People close to Britney Spears and insiders with firsthand knowledge of her conservatorship reveal how a legal arrangement that she called "abusive" has controlled her life. Watch our new documentary Friday on FX at 10 p.m. Eastern, or stream it on Hulu. nyti.ms/3CJjlMB
China has the world's largest distant water fishing fleet.
After decades of overfishing close to home, thousands of Chinese ships have pushed into the high seas off South America, stirring concerns about exhausting fish stocks and illegal fishing. apne.ws/b43IwqB
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President Biden vowed Friday that Border Patrol agents who mistreated Haitian migrants crossing the Rio Grande "will pay" after an investigation is completed, calling the scene at the border "horrible to see." nyti.ms/3zFFrhg
The testimonies from Kelly’s accusers were, by far, the most impactful part of the trial. Eight Jane Does gave searing testimony on alleged beatings, statutory rape and forced abortions.
Kelly, 54, is facing one count of racketeering and eight counts of violating the Mann Act, which prohibits transporting individuals across state lines for the purpose of prostitution. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to all charges. huffpost.com/entry/r-kelly-…
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Officially capped at 3,000 vessels, but possibly larger, lights from the fleet are visible from space. Satellite images show the cluster of ships in the open ocean shining as brightly as major cities hundreds of miles away. apne.ws/VVCb2Lm
The expansion is no accident. China’s distant water fishing fleet was launched in the 1980s as a response to depleting fish stocks at home. But it has become part of China’s geopolitical push to secure access to the world’s dwindling natural resources. apne.ws/GzGmq2B
Since 2009, the number of China-flagged ships in the high seas has surged 10-fold.
U.S. and regional governments fear that the push into the waters off South America could exhaust fish stocks and that illegal fishing will soar without effective controls. apne.ws/KMxbtSZ
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Britney Spears has called the conservatorship that’s controlled her life “abusive.” Now, insiders with firsthand knowledge reveal how it worked in our new documentary, “Controlling Britney Spears,” at 10 p.m. Eastern on @FXNetworks or streaming on @hulu.
Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou has reached an agreement with U.S. prosecutors to resolve the bank fraud case against her, according to sources familiar with the matter, in a process that should allow her to leave Canada reut.rs/3zEnYpe