View: India should head to London climate talks with a definitive plan of action

Climate change is manifesting itself across the world, whether through unprecedented wildfires in Australia, droughts in Sub-Saharan Africa, or winter freezes in Texas. By some counts, India is among the countries most threatened by climate change. It’s in our interest to listen to our climate activists and press for global action. While no country alone … Read more

Texas governor says companies moving headquarters to the state has turned into a ‘tidal wave’

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told CNBC on Friday that the number of companies deciding to move their headquarters to the Lone Star State has accelerated due in part to the coronavirus pandemic. The Republican governor’s comments came shortly after it was reported that software giant Oracle is moving its corporate center from Redwood City, California, … Read more

Up Next for Obamacare: 1 of 4 Court Rulings Likely

At issue is a complex legal concept known as “severability” — that is, whether a specific provision can be “severed” from a larger law, without overturning the entire thing. In two recent rulings, Miller notes, the Supreme Court has tended to narrowly focus on “severable” provisions without overturning entire laws, which the court regards … Read more

Why Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale is leaving Silicon Valley

Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale is following the lead of the software company he helped create and moving his venture firm out of California. Earlier this year, Londsdale relocated his family from the Bay Area to Austin, Texas. He’s now doing the same with his firm, 8VC, though he told CNBC he’ll keep its San Francisco … Read more

Scientists Scanning Household Pets for COVID-19

By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News Wednesday, November 04, 2020 (Kaiser News) — As COVID-19 cases surge in the U.S., one Texas veterinarian has been quietly tracking the spread of the disease — not in people, but in their pets. Since June, Dr. Sarah Hamer and her team at Texas A&M University have … Read more

Dr. Fauci warns of a ‘whole lot of pain’ due to coronavirus pandemic in the coming months

White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNBC in an interview Wednesday that the United States is “going in the wrong direction” as coronavirus cases rise in 47 states and infected patients overwhelm hospitals across the country. “If things do not change, if they continue on the course we’re on, there’s gonna be a … Read more

Trump donors from across the country attended fundraiser hours before positive test

Several Republican donors who attended President Donald Trump’s recent fundraiser came from and, in some cases, then went to other parts of the country. The fundraiser Thursday at Trump’s Bedminster, New Jersey, golf club occurred just before the president announced that he had the coronavirus.  CNBC reviewed the social media pages of some donors who … Read more

Brain-Eating Amoeba in Texas City’s Tap Water

Sept. 28, 2020 — The presence of a brain-eating amoeba in its drinking water has led the city of Lake Jackson, Texas, to issue a “do not use water order” and request an emergency declaration from the state. “The City of Lake Jackson, County of Brazoria, Texas, is facing significant threats to life, health … Read more

Texas Mother Transmitted COVID-19 to Unborn Baby

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A new case study adds to growing evidence that the new coronavirus can be transmitted from a pregnant woman to her fetus. “It’s very important to bring to the forefront this finding that mothers and infants can be affected by COVID-19, transmission can occur during pregnancy, and pregnant … Read more