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Biden’s campaign dilemma: courting voters in the age of COVID-19

By Matthew KnottUpdated September 16, 2020 — 12.11pmfirst published at 11.56amWashington: As US President Donald Trump flouts social distancing regulations by appearing at packed indoor rallies, his Democratic rival Joe Biden is facing a challenge: generating enthusiasm in battleground states while showing that he takes the coronavirus pandemic seriously.With less than two months remaining until…

CISA Alert: Iran-based Threat Actor Exploits VPN Vulnerabilities

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has published a new alert about an Iran-based malicious cyber actor targeting several U.S. federal agencies and other U.S.-based networks. CISA developed the alert with contributions from the FBI. According to the alert, the threat actor was observed exploiting publicly known Common Vulnerabilities…

In 1999, Donald Trump explained to the world why 2017 Donald Trump is an idiot

Mother Jones illustration; ShutterstockFor indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.This post was originally published as part of “The Trump Files“—a collection of telling episodes, strange but true stories, and curious scenes from the life of our current president—on June 17, 2016.“By my calculations, one…

US Election 2020: Joe Biden holds lead over Trump among Indian American voters; Survey | World News

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON: Sixty-six percent of Indian Americans currently favour Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for the 2020 presidential election as compared to only 28 per cent who prefer President Donald Trump, according to a survey released Tuesday.Indiaspora, a nonprofit member organisation of global Indian diaspora leaders, and Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Data on Tuesday…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Publishes Comparative Performance Data for COVID-19 Molecular Diagnostic Tests

FDA News ReleaseFor Immediate Release: September 15, 2020 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published comparative performance data for some authorized COVID-19 molecular diagnostic tests. The tables show the Limit of Detection (LoD) of more than 55 authorized molecular diagnostic COVID-19 tests against a standardized sample panel provided by the FDA. The FDA provided…