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Poll: Most Republicans now support same-sex marriage — overall approval reaches 70%

By Muri Assunção New York Daily News More than half of Republicans…

  • Jun 9th, 2021

 

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Boxes of the Covid-19 Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccine.

Unused J & J COVID doses piling up as FDA hopes shelf life can be extended

By Rachana Pradhan and Christina Jewett Kaiser Health News The Biden administration…

  • Jun 9th, 2021

 

Trump shuts down blog after less than a month

Former President Donald Trump is going to have to find a new…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021

 

Hitting the road? Gas prices haven’t been this high in 7 years

By Tim Darnell The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA — Memorial Day weekend gasoline…

  • May 29th, 2021

GOP to offer Biden nearly $1 trillion for infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A group of Senate Republicans plans to present their…

  • May 25th, 2021
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A health care professional holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Moderna officials said its vaccine was between 93% and 100% effective in preventing symptomatic COVID in a study of teenagers.

Moderna shot effective in teens, opening path for clearances

By Robert Langreth Bloomberg News Moderna Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine was highly effective…

  • May 25th, 2021
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A health care professional holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Moderna officials said its vaccine was between 93% and 100% effective in preventing symptomatic COVID in a study of teenagers.
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Researchers are working on a pilot program to inject rhino horns with radioactive material, a tactic that could discourage consumption and make it easier to detect illegal trade.

Radioactive rhino horns set to add to anti-poaching arsenal

By Paul Burkhardt Bloomberg News Researchers are working on a pilot program…

  • May 25th, 2021
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Researchers are working on a pilot program to inject rhino horns with radioactive material, a tactic that could discourage consumption and make it easier to detect illegal trade.

COVID vaccine hesitancy remains a ‘major barrier’ in rural areas, new CDC study finds

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Coronavirus vaccine coverage is substantially higher in urban areas…

  • May 18th, 2021

Supreme Court to hear case challenging Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court said Monday that it would hear…

  • May 18th, 2021

Biden health team plans for potential COVID booster shots

By Emily Kopp CQ-Roll Call Senators on Tuesday pressed President Joe Biden’s…

  • May 12th, 2021
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Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, talks to reporters after House Republicans voted to remove her as conference chair in in Washington, D.C. GOP members removed Cheney from her leadership position after she became a target for former President Donald Trump and his followers in the House as she has continually expressed the need for the Republican Party to separate themselves from Trump over his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

House Republicans oust Liz Cheney from leadership post

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Republicans on Wednesday voted to depose Rep. Liz…

  • May 12th, 2021
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Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, talks to reporters after House Republicans voted to remove her as conference chair in in Washington, D.C. GOP members removed Cheney from her leadership position after she became a target for former President Donald Trump and his followers in the House as she has continually expressed the need for the Republican Party to separate themselves from Trump over his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

Judge rejects NRA’s Texas bankruptcy bid as attempt to avoid NY attorney general oversight

NEW YORK — A judge rejected the National Rifle Association’s bid Tuesday…

  • May 11th, 2021

Treasury readies first batch of $350 billion aid to states, localities

By David Lerman CQ-Roll Call WASHINGTON, D.C. — State and local governments…

  • May 10th, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines holding their own against variants

By Rong-Gong Lin II Los Angeles Times Confidence is growing that COVID-19…

  • May 10th, 2021
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An aerial view shows the site of a metro train accident after an overpass for a metro partially collapsed in Mexico City. An elevated metro line collapsed in the Mexican capital on Monday, leaving at least 23 people dead and dozens injured as a train came plunging down, authorities said.

At least 23 dead, scores injured after Mexico City Metro overpass collapses onto road

MEXICO CITY — At least 23 people were killed and 65 injured…

  • May 4th, 2021
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An aerial view shows the site of a metro train accident after an overpass for a metro partially collapsed in Mexico City. An elevated metro line collapsed in the Mexican capital on Monday, leaving at least 23 people dead and dozens injured as a train came plunging down, authorities said.

Biden quietly preparing for food stamp increase without Congress

By Mike Dorning Bloomberg News The Biden administration is quietly laying the…

  • May 3rd, 2021
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter arrived on Mars attached to the underbelly of the Perseverance rover in mid-February. It has been deployed and is charging batteries and performing testing ahead of its maiden flight. 
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Mars Helicopter’s inaugural flight postponed until no earlier than Wednesday

By Mike Freeman The San Diego Union-Tribune The first controlled flight of…

  • Apr 13th, 2021
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter arrived on Mars attached to the underbelly of the Perseverance rover in mid-February. It has been deployed and is charging batteries and performing testing ahead of its maiden flight. 
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The vehicle driven by Tiger Woods is towed away on Hawthorne Boulevard after he ran off the road and sustained injuries on Feb. 23.

Tiger Woods driving more than 80 mph, nearly twice speed limit, prior to crash

By Richard Winton Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods was…

  • Apr 7th, 2021
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The vehicle driven by Tiger Woods is towed away on Hawthorne Boulevard after he ran off the road and sustained injuries on Feb. 23.

Americans who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 can travel, CDC says

By Luke Money Los Angeles Times People who are fully vaccinated against…

  • Apr 2nd, 2021

U.S. vaccine hesitancy could mean 4.6 million more COVID-19 cases

By Katia Dmitrieva Bloomberg News The U.S. could experience a “perfect storm”…

  • Mar 23rd, 2021