Omicron Variant Could Help Beat Delta, Study Advice

People recovering from an infection with the novel Omicron coronavirus variant can fend off infections after the Delta variant, according to a new laboratory study led by South African scientists. If more experiments confirm these findings, they may suggest a less dire future for the pandemic. In the short term, Omicron is expected to generate …

How Rutgers Beat Purdue and How UConn’s Women Fell in the Night of Sorrow

Purdue’s #1 men’s team and the third-place indomitable Connecticut women played against unranked opponents on Thursday night. The results would have looked predictable. The results were anything but. Purdue was the 11½-point favorite for the Rutgers outing, with a deflated record of 4-4 and a loss to Lafayette on his resume. But after Ron Harper …

Billionaires Beat the Working Rich on Biden’s Spending Bill

In the end, it was millionaires versus billionaires. Millionaires lost. Months of wrangling over how to balance the cost of the social spending bill signed by the Biden administration culminated chaotically on Capitol Hill on Wednesday as crucial tax and spending provisions were either included or excluded from the final deal. The most striking thing …