In 2009 then White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel laid into the Norwegian ambassador to the United States, Wegger Christian Strømmen, after it was announced that President Obama was awarded that year's Nobel Peace Prize. Strømmen's colleague and then Norwegian ambassador to the United Nations, Morten Wetland, says that the White House complained the award forced Obama into a role he did not seek and set the president's agenda for him. Obama's prize, writes Lene Johansen, has now taken center stage in the debate about re-appointments to the Norwegian Nobel Committee.
The findings suggest that people infected in Connecticut were 10 times as likely to die as people infected in Utah or Oregon.
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San Francisco, New York City, Boston, and other large metro areas have posted double-digit drops in rent.
"If we’re actually going to be an anti-racist school district, we have to confront practices like this that have gone on for years and years."
Delivering rapid at-home testing kits to 330 million Americans is "something we can actually do at warp speed."
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