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‘Why would anyone get the jab after this?’: AP criticized for saying Covid vaccination WON’T bring life back to normal

Mainstream US media is under fire for publishing an article telling Americans that life won’t go back to normal even after they’ve been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 – and critics argue the message discourages vaccination. In an AP article from Saturday, which has since been republished by a number of news outlets including NBC New…

New York's Cuomo drops Trump feud long enough to allow Covid-19 vaccine, saying it will be available in the state by mid-December

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has apparently decided against waiting for Joe Biden to take office as president before distributing a new Covid-19 vaccine, saying the first batch of inoculations will be available by December 15. “The goal line is in sight,” Cuomo said on Wednesday in a press briefing. The mid-December timeline assumes that…

San Francisco museum commits to diversity, but forces curator to quit for saying he won’t ‘reverse discriminate’

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s commitment to diversity and inclusion seems to have hit a snag, as its chief curator was forced to resign after saying the institution will not be excluding white artists. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) promoted its commitment to social justice in a public statement, and even established…

Leslie Jones is saying goodbye to Saturday Night Live

Leslie Jones is walking away from Saturday Night Live before the start of Season 45, the Times has learned, but fellow star Kate McKinnon is sticking around. Jones, a standup comic-turned-actress, first joined the show as a writer. She had auditioned in late 2013 at a casting session that was focused on adding one African…