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Customs and Border Protection commissioner resigns

Magnus submitted his resignation “effective immediately” to President Joe Biden, thanking the administration “for this tremendous opportunity.” Magnus was told on Wednesday by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas that he should either resign or be dismissed, according to three current and one former Department of Homeland Security officials. POLITICO reported in October that five current …


Pfizer study says updated COVID boosters rev up protection

Pfizer’s updated COVID-19 booster significantly revved up adults’ virus-fighting antibodies, the company said Friday, releasing early findings from a rigorous study of the new shots. Booster doses tweaked to target the most common Omicron strain rolled out in early September, and the Food and Drug Administration said the latest data should spur more Americans to …