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Iran’s Missiles Landing Within 100 Miles Of A U.S. Carrier Is Provocative But Not Much Else

Iran sent ballistic missiles 1,000 miles out into the Indian Ocean, but it doesn’t mean they have a long-range anti-ship ballistic missile capability.By Tyler Rogoway January 17, 2021Iranian State Media/USNIran’s testing of a variety of medium-range ballistic missiles yesterday has caused a lot of misplaced fear and misunderstanding. The launch, which was part of the…

Here’s the biggest news you missed this weekend

Editors  |  USA TODAYOne nation, under extraordinary security, quietAll was calm in the nation’s capital on Sunday as barricades decorated the National Mall and troops stood guard downtown. The lack of people and heightened protection is an eerie contrast to the usual hustle of Washington, D.C. — now three days out from President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration — and a tumultuous bookend…

COVID-19 vaccine rollout shouldn’t sacrifice equity for efficiency

Dr. Sadiya S. Khan  |  Opinion contributorYou’re reading Another View, one of two perspectives in Today’s Debate. For Our View, read “Save COVID-19 vaccine rollout by injecting speed, simplicity and flexibility.” For most of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been disagreement on every aspect of public health policies (e.g., universal lockdown, school reopenings). But there is…