Category: Homeland Security News

EpidemicsMore Economic Worries Lead to Less Caution about COVID-19 Published 10 November 2020 Workers experiencing job and financial insecurity are less likely to follow the CDC’s guidelines for COVID-19, such as physical distancing, limiting trips from home and washing hands. The researchers also found that state unemployment benefits and COVID-19 policies affected the connection between

VisasForeign Students Look Forward to Visa Stability By Madeline Joung Published 10 November 2020 International students in the U.S. whose studies and immigration status have undergone changes during President Donald Trump’s administration say they hope their stays will stabilize with President-elect Joe Biden. International students in the U.S. whose studies and immigration status have undergone changes

Our picksTighter Spyware Export Controls | Cyberattacking Hospitals | Post-Trump Qanon, and more Published 10 November 2020 ·  QAnon Is Winning ·  “My Faith Is Shaken”: The QAnon Conspiracy Theory Faces a Post-Trump Identity Crisis ·  Militant Islamists “Behead More than 50” in Mozambique ·  We’ve Tracked Extremist Content on Facebook for Years: It Doesn’t Get Removed for Long

VaccinesPfizer, Biontech Announce COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Achieved Phase 3 Success Published 9 November 2020 Vaccine candidate was found to be more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 in participants without evidence of prior SARS-CoV-2 infection in the first interim efficacy analysis. The study enrolled 43,538 participants, with 42 percent having diverse backgrounds, and no

ExtremismExtremism Gab Remains Extremists’ Online Destination of Choice Published 9 November 2020 Two years ago, white supremacist Robert Bowers killed eleven people at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh after posting antisemitic, anti-immigrant rants on Gab. Today, supported by a founder who encourages hate speech, the social media site appears to be gaining traction