News Summary on Nov 11
President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping are holding a virtual summit to discuss a range of issues, including trade, human rights, Taiwan, and climate change. The meeting is seen as a chance to ease tensions and avoid conflict between the world’s two largest economies.
Black voters are expected to play a crucial role in the 2024 presidential election, as they did in 2020. Many Black voters are motivated by issues such as voting rights, racial justice, health care, and economic opportunity. Some experts say that candidates who can mobilize and inspire Black voters will have an advantage in the race.
A bill that would allow families of wrongful death victims in New York to seek compensation for emotional loss has been introduced in the state legislature. The Grieving Families Act would make New York the first state in the nation to recognize the right to recover damages for grief, anguish, and loss of companionship in wrongful death cases.
A new study suggests that getting Covid and flu shots together could produce a stronger antibody response against the coronavirus than receiving them separately. The study, which involved 50 adults, found that those who received both vaccines at the same time had higher levels of antibodies against Covid and influenza than those who received them four weeks apart.
A group of Czech journalists covering the APEC summit in San Francisco were robbed at gunpoint on Tuesday night. The robbers took their laptops, cameras, and passports. The journalists were not injured and reported the incident to the police. San Francisco is hosting the week-long APEC summit, where many dignitaries and visitors from around the world are expected to be in attendance.