Étiquette : Feds

Feds charge 4 Iranians in plot to kidnap NYC journalist

Four Iranian intelligence operatives schemed to kidnap a Brooklyn-based journalist and smuggle her to Iran in a bid to silence her criticism of human-rights abuses in the Islamic republic, federal authorities said Tuesday. In a series of tweets, writer and activist Masih Alinejad acknowledged she was the target, telling the […]

Feds to spend $1.6B on COVID-19 testing and sequencing

The Biden administration will spend $1.6 billion to ramp up coronavirus testing and sequencing across the country — including $650 million for testing in K-8 schools, it announced Wednesday. Speaking to reporters during a coronavirus briefing, officials said that while the administration was working to inoculate as many as possible, […]