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Science chief wants next pandemic vaccine ready in 100 days

Jun. 03, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

The new White House science adviser wants to have a vaccine ready to fight the next pandemic in just about 100 days after recognizing a potential viral outbreak. In his first interview after being sworn in Wednesday, Eric Lander painted a rosy near future where a renewed...

Science chief wants next pandemic vaccine ready in 100 days

Jun. 02, 2021 19:54 PM EDT

The new White House science adviser wants to have a vaccine ready to fight the next pandemic in just about 100 days after recognizing a potential viral outbreak. In his first interview after being sworn in Wednesday, Eric Lander painted a rosy near future where a renewed...

Epstein ex Ghislaine Maxwell loses bail bid for 5th time

Jun. 02, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For a fifth time, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has lost a bid to be freed on bail while she awaits trial on charges she recruited teenage girls for the millionaire Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...

Senate confirms geneticist Lander as Biden science adviser

May. 28, 2021 16:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed geneticist Eric Lander to be President Joe Biden's chief science adviser, one of the last unfilled Cabinet posts in the Biden administration. Lander, founding director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, was approved by...

AP sources: Staffing hampered response to prison suicide

May. 27, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The radios crackled with a frantic call for backup at a federal prison in California: An inmate was found hanging in his cell. Help was needed immediately. But the prison, like many run by the U.S. government, is so chronically understaffed that other...

Attorney Dershowitz sues Netflix for $80M over Epstein show

May. 26, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Attorney and Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz is suing Netflix for $80 million over his portrayal in the streaming service's “Filthy Rich” series about sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Miami federal court, contends that...

Ghislaine Maxwell lawyers ask judge to toss new indictment

May. 25, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell are urging a judge to toss out a rewritten indictment against her, saying prosecutors just want to blame her for the sex crimes of former boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein. But prosecutors say their complaints that the government...

Two BOP workers admit crimes on morning of Epstein's death

May. 25, 2021 16:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Bureau of Prisons guards admitted falsifying records Tuesday after financier Jeffrey Epstein’s jail death in a deferred prosecution deal that will spare them a criminal record if they fully cooperate with investigators. Guards Tova Noel and Michael...

Epstein guards to skirt jail time in deal with prosecutors

May. 21, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The two Bureau of Prisons workers tasked with guarding Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself in a New York jail have admitted they falsified records, but they will skirt any time behind bars under a deal with federal prosecutors, authorities said Friday. ...

Feds: Officers guarding Jeffrey Epstein when he killed himself admit falsifying records, cut deal that avoids jail time

May. 21, 2021 20:00 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Feds: Officers guarding Jeffrey Epstein when he killed himself admit falsifying records, cut deal that avoids jail time.