Apr 18, 2017

Sen. Warren reveals her plans for political office

Senator Elizabeth Warren told TODAY's Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie that she does not intend to run for president, but she does intend to run for reelection in Massachusetts.

When Lauer pressed about a potential POTUS campaign, stating that "a lot of people are already printing those bumper stickers that say 'she was warned, she was given an explanation, nevertheless she persisted.'" Warren simply gave him a tight-lipped smile in return.

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Experimental coronavirus vaccine to be tested on humans

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

The vaccine that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and drugmaker Moderna have been developing to combat the coronavirus is ready to be tested on humans, NIAID director Anthony Fauci told the Wall Street Journal.

The state of play: The rapidly developed vaccine will be tested on 20–25 healthy volunteers in April to determine whether two doses will be safe and generate an immune response to protect against infection. Results will be available in July or August, Fauci told WSJ.

#MeToo gets Weinstein

A man carries out Weinstein's walker. Photo: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein is now a convicted rapist, two years and four months after accusations against him helped ignite the #MeToo movement.

Why it matters: To date, #MeToo has resulted in hundreds of powerful men losing their jobs. Seven have been criminally convicted, with four others still facing charges.