#United States of America

.Washington D.C., DC, USA

  • A Facebook post raised speculations about AOC's net worth
  • However, claims made in the post were reportedly false
  • Financial disclosures of Congress member show that AOC is the poorest member of the House

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
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  • The elected officials are from Georgia to New York to Washington
  • While most are Democrats, one probe was launched by a Georgia Republican
  • The investigators only have their constituents to answer to

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Under Joe Biden, US rejoined the Paris Climate Accord. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • API has been working to meet the world's energy demands and drive down US emissions
  • The move comes as President Joe Biden shifts environmental policy
  • Taxing carbon would likely speed a transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The development has raised suspicion whether last year's massive power outage in Mumbai was a result of the hack. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • A China-linked threat activity group RedEcho targeted the Indian power sector, as per a US firm
  • A combination of large-scale automated network traffic analytics identified the activity
  • A grid failure in Mumbai on October 12 resulted in massive power outage

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
"My biggest concern was history repeating itself," Prince Harry told Oprah Winfrey. (Photo Credit:AFP)

  •  "I'm just really relieved and happy to be sitting here talking to you with my wife by my side," Harry said
  • This is the first interview of the couple since their exit from the Royal family last year
  • Prince and Meghan announced in February that they are expecting their second child

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
J&J is a single-shot vaccine and highly effective, according to FDA. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The US, on Saturday, approved Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
  • J&J is planning to deliver approximately 16 million additional doses by March end
  • It is the third vaccine to be approved by the US

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Anthony Fauci is the White House's top pandemic advisor. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Older children could get vaccines against COVID-19 by the fall
  • Meanwhile, younger ones by year-end or early 2022
  • With the mass vaccination, millions of children will be able to return sooner

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Mike Lam (C) gestures after speaking with the press outside Ma On Shan police station in Hong Kong. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Dozens of Hong Kong dissidents were charged with subversion on Sunday
  • This is the largest use yet of China's national security law
  • US Secretary of State Antthony Blinken said that US stands with the people of Hong Kong

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
The 78th Golden Globe Awards is currently underway. (Photo Credits: )

  • The COVID-19 edition of the awards will be broadcasted from two scaled-down venues
  • Stars are are dressing up at home to attend the virtual event
  • Tiny Fey and Amy Poehler will be hosting the ceremony

.Orlando, FL, USA
Former president Donald Trump was speaking at CPAC 2021 in Orlando. (Photo Credit: AFP Photo)

  • Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on President Joe Biden's administration
  • He reiterated the false claim of the 2020 US presidential elections being "rigged"
  • Trump claimed Biden had the "most disastrous first month of any president in modern history"