CDC director Dr. Rachel Wallensky claimed that COVID-19 infection and hospitalization rates for US teens is spiking. The CDC’s data shows that her claim is based on conveniently selected start and end dates for her graph, since the most recent data shows rates dropping to record lows.
Millions of Amazon Echo virtual assistants and Ring security cameras were automatically opted into a wi-fi network called Sidewalk, which shares users’ Internet connections with other Amazon devices. Security experts say hackers will have a field day.
Belarus forced a Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius to land in Minsk where a journalist critical of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko was arrested. Belarus claims the plane was forced down because of a bomb threat from Hamas.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday that he’s willing to let Naftali Bennett of the Yamina party take the first turn in a power-sharing arrangement, but it’s not certain that Bennett is ready to agree.