Mayflower replica ship returns home after £8.6 million restoration

The Mayflower II, a replica of the 17th-century ship Mayflower, which transported the first Pilgrims from England to North America in 1620, returned after a three-year restoration on Monday to the port of Plymouth, Massachusetts, the same place where settlers arrived 400 years ago. There had been plans for a celebratory tour of the ship to mark the 400th … Read more Mayflower replica ship returns home after £8.6 million restoration

Why Biden’s Vice President Pick Matters More Than Usual For This Election

For all the secrecy and speculation that typically surrounds the search for a vice presidential candidate, the decision rarely sways an election. But ahead of Joe Biden’s imminent announcement, this year could be different. At a minimum, the decision will shift the force of the campaign — at least temporarily — away from Donald Trump’s … Read more Why Biden’s Vice President Pick Matters More Than Usual For This Election

Adapting during a pandemic at MIT Medical

When the the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the staff at MIT Medical knew they had to quickly adapt to continue to service their patients. So that’s exactly what they did. Building, testing and implementing a telehealth option in only a matter of weeks, and setting up an extensive testing facility quickly has put MIT Medical in … Read more Adapting during a pandemic at MIT Medical

NASA Holds Briefing on Mars Perseverance Rover Launch at Kennedy Space Center

(July 28) Watch live as NASA holds a briefing on “Mission Tech and Humans to Mars” on July 28, 2020, at 4:00 pm ET in Cape Canaveral, Florida, in connection with the upcoming launch of Mars Perseverance, which is scheduled for July 30. Participants include: Jeff Sheehy, chief engineer, NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, Jim … Read more NASA Holds Briefing on Mars Perseverance Rover Launch at Kennedy Space Center

Experimental Covid-19 Vaccine From NHS and Moderna Put to Its Biggest Test

The biggest test yet of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine got underway Monday with the first of some 30,000 Americans rolling up their sleeves to receive shots created by the U.S. government as part of the all-out global race to stop the pandemic. The glimmer of hope came even as Google, in one of the gloomiest … Read more Experimental Covid-19 Vaccine From NHS and Moderna Put to Its Biggest Test

Global COVID-19 cases could be 12 times higher than reported

The number of coronavirus cases continues to grow around the world. More than 15 million people have now been infected globally. But researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) say the true death toll could be 12 times higher. Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from New York, US. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe … Read more Global COVID-19 cases could be 12 times higher than reported

Workers Protest Racial Inequality On Day of National Strike

Workers from the service industry, fast-food chains and the gig economy rallied with organized labor Monday to protest systemic racism and economic inequality, staging demonstrations across the U.S. and around the world seeking better treatment of Black Americans in the workplace. Organizers said tens of thousands of workers in 160 cities walked off the job … Read more Workers Protest Racial Inequality On Day of National Strike

180 U.S. schools join lawsuit opposing Trump’s new visa policy

Some 180 colleges in the U.S. have joined efforts to mount a legal challenge against U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial policy on visas for international students. The case was launched by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our … Read more 180 U.S. schools join lawsuit opposing Trump’s new visa policy

Tropical storm Fay hits the Northeast | WNT

The storm brought winds up to 60 mph along the Jersey Shore as flood watches remain in effect from Delaware to Massachusetts. WATCH THE FULL EPISODE OF ‘WORLD NEWS TONIGHT’: https://bit.ly/2W5hONW WATCH OTHER FULL EPISODES OF WORLD NEWS TONIGHT: http://abc.go.com/shows/world-news-tonight WATCH WORLD NEWS TONIGHT ON HULU: https://hulu.tv/33iKepm #WorldNewsTonight #TropicalStormFay #TropicalStorm

Back to school or…? | M.I.T, Harvard files lawsuits against new visa rule for foreign students

Top US universities Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have filed lawsuits against government departments, following the announcement of new guidelines which state all international students will have to leave the country if their universities move to solely online education. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook … Read more Back to school or…? | M.I.T, Harvard files lawsuits against new visa rule for foreign students

White House slams Harvard, MIT lawsuit over international students

Reuters reported on the White House condemnation of a legal challenge filed by Harvard and MIT Universities in the USA against a new rule which would block foreign students remaining in the country if their courses move online for Covid-19. White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany said: “I think the policy speaks for itself, you know, … Read more White House slams Harvard, MIT lawsuit over international students

Cam Newton arrives in New England and says he is tired of being humble | Get Up

Domonique Foxworth and Rob Ninkovich react to the interesting outfit New England Patriots QB Cam Newton wore as he arrived in Foxborough, Massachusetts, and Newton’s Instagram video where he said he is tired of being humble. #GetUp #NFL Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE Subscribe to … Read more Cam Newton arrives in New England and says he is tired of being humble | Get Up

Just chip away

Anne Slinn, executive director for research at MIT Center for Global Change Science and the MIT Joint Program on the Science of Policy of Global Change has been working remotely for over two years. She discusses the challenges for those knew to physical distancing and working away from campus and shares some advice she learned … Read more Just chip away