Evander Kane set to join Edmonton Oilers, sources say, as NHL clears winger after investigating potential COVID-19 violations

Evander Kane has reached a verbal agreement to sign with the Edmonton Oilers for the rest of the NHL season, sources told ESPN’s Kevin Weekes on Thursday. A Kane-to-Edmonton agreement comes as the NHL on Thursday cleared the veteran winger of potential violations of COVID-19 protocols. Sources told Weekes that Kane’s deal with the Oilers … Read more

Instagram and TikTok pull ads from startup Cerebral linking ADHD to obesity

Meta and TikTok pulled advertisements from a major mental health care startup this week after receiving inquiries from NBC News. The social media platforms found the ads promoted negative body images and contained misleading health claims. One of the ads run by Cerebral, which was recently valued at $4.8 billion and has hired Olympic gold … Read more

Perseverance Rover Has Shaken Out the Pebbles Stuck in Its Sampling System

NASA’s Perseverance team announced that the Mars rover managed to dislodge the pebbles clogging its sample cache system, a problem that has fixed the robot since last month. The sampling caching system is arguably the most vital component of the Perseverance mission, as analyzing Martian rocks in detail will contribute to all of NASA’s Mars … Read more

Russia pessimistic after U.S. responds to Putin’s demands in Ukraine standoff

The United States said it had offered a “diplomatic path forward” in the standoff with Russia over Ukraine. On Thursday, the Kremlin said it saw little grounds for optimism. With the ball now back in Moscow’s court, the West was given little immediate sign that Russian President Vladimir Putin would seek to de-escalate tensions and … Read more

Broncos hire Nathaniel Hackett, task him with reviving franchise in general, offense in particular – The Denver Post

A Broncos franchise in acute need of an adrenaline jolt emanating from the head coach’s office and an offensive revival hope they received both Thursday when they announced the hiring of Nathaniel Hackett. A veteran NFL coordinator widely respected for his football acumen and boundless energy, the 42-year-old Hackett agreed to terms on a four-year … Read more

Moderna launches clinical trial for HIV vaccine that uses mRNA technology

The first participants were given doses of the vaccine Thursday. January 27, 2022, 8:08 PM • 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Moderna announced Thursday that it’s launched early-stage clinical trials of an HIV mRNA vaccine. The biotechnology company has teamed up with the nonprofit International AIDS Vaccine Initiative to develop … Read more

Fed signals intent to join the great central bank stimulus exit

Euro, Hong Kong dollar, US dollar, Japanese yen, pound and Chinese 100 yuan bills are seen in this illustration, January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Illustration/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Check in LONDON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – The US Federal Reserve kicked off 2022 with a clear message: rates will rise … Read more