Headlines Edition

Friday headlines: Vaccine tourism

President Biden signs 10 executive orders directed at ramping up vaccinations, including by invocation of the Defense Production Act. / The Wall Street Journal

See also: Biden’s new national plan to fight Covid-19, explained. / Vox

If the pace of vaccination only reaches one million doses a day, the virus won’t be contained until sometime in 2022. / POLITICO

Dr. Fauci says that a lack of facts “likely did” cost lives in the nation’s efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic. / The Hill

One reporter’s account of experiencing six months of Covid. / The New York Times

Florida issues new residency rules to cut down on “vaccine tourism.” / CNN

Germany makes it mandatory for people riding on public transport or in supermarkets to wear medical style masks. / The Washington Post

Ezra Klein says what Democrats need to do is simple: Just help people, and do it fast. / The New York Times

Related: Biden should aim to make his signature policies "as stupidly straightforward as possible." / The Atlantic

Tracking the president’s efforts to unwind Trump’s climate crisis legacy while forging his own. / The Washington Post

Another executive order will expand food stamps and speed stimulus checks to Americans who have not yet received them. / NBC News

Among various changes to the Oval Office, Biden removes the recently installed “Diet Coke button.” / The Guardian, The Week

Roxane Gay says goodbye to the outgoing president. / The Audacity

Jack Shafer: At a time when much of the country thinks the media is a tool of the left, perhaps it’s time to tone down the Biden adulation? / POLITICO

Nearly one in five people charged for alleged involvement in the Capitol attack appear to have a military history. / NPR

House Democrats call for Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to make sweeping changes to curb violent and extremist activity. / The Verge

In 2020, the US experienced its most violent year in decades with an unprecedented rise in homicides in major cities. / Statista

Chicago's Willis Tower gets a dynamic "wave wall" by Olafur Eliasson. / designboom

Gabor Nagy's photographs offer a celebration of snow and mountains. / Moss and Fog

In case you, too, find watch repair soothing: an old Rolex gets fixed to a jazz score. / The Morning News