Joe Biden hosts anti-extremism ‘summit’ at White House

The event, dubbed “the United We Stand Summit,” will highlight “the corrosive effects of hate-fueled violence on our democracy and public safety,” the White House said in a statement. The summit comes just eight weeks ahead of midterm elections in which Republicans are seeking to take control of Congress.

US warns monkeypox could mutate to resist antiviral drug

In an online update, FDA officials cautioned that a single molecular change to monkeypox “could have a large impact on the antiviral activity of Tpoxx.” Since viruses are constantly evolving to overcome obstacles to infection, including drugs, regulators stressed that doctors should be “judicious” in prescribing the medication.

Nasa prepares to launch Artemis I Moon mission on September 27

Nasa will attempt to launch its Artemis I moon mission on September 27 after two failures, with a potential backup opportunity of October 2 under review. Nasa said that it adjusted the targeted dates for a cryogenic demonstration test and the next launch opportunities for Artemis I. The agency will conduct the demonstration test on …