Biden administration makes 8 more free Covid tests available to US households

Biden administration makes 8 more free Covid tests available to US households

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is opening CovidTests.gov for a third round of orders while reiterating its calls on Congress to act on additional Covid response funding.

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US hits 1 million deaths from COVID-19

US hits 1 million deaths from COVID-19

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States has reached 1 million reported deaths from COVID-19, according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a number that shows the shocking toll the virus has taken on the nation. The U.S. has had more deaths per...

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‘This is the heart of the Black community’: Buffalo shooting rattles close-knit neighborhood

‘This is the heart of the Black community’: Buffalo shooting rattles close-knit neighborhood

This post was originally published on this siteIn a matter of minutes, the attack transformed the tight-knit neighborhood in Buffalo, New York, into an epicenter of raw grief and outrage.     

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Elon Musk: Twitter deal ‘temporarily on hold’ over estimates of spam accounts

Elon Musk: Twitter deal ‘temporarily on hold’ over estimates of spam accounts

This post was originally published on this siteElon Musk tweeted Friday his deal to acquire Twitter is ‘temporarily on hold’ to review data on spam and fake accounts on the platform.     

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House panel exposes how ‘shameful’ meatpackers put profits over worker health during pandemic

House panel exposes how ‘shameful’ meatpackers put profits over worker health during pandemic

This post was originally published on this site A congressional report published Thursday revealed that meat processing companies worked with and lobbied the Trump administration to continue operating during the Covid-19 pandemic, despite the danger to workers in the high-risk industry. “The devastating impacts of the Covid crisis on workers...

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Abortion-Pill Providers Prepare to Reach Patients in Restrictive States

Abortion-Pill Providers Prepare to Reach Patients in Restrictive States

This post was originally published on this siteOnline providers of abortion medications mifepristone and misoprostol say they plan to meet an expected surge in demand if as many as 26 states ban or restrict abortion access following any decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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Biden’s Covid Summit Aims to Bolster Pandemic Fight

Biden’s Covid Summit Aims to Bolster Pandemic Fight

This post was originally published on this siteThe meeting is meant to reinvigorate the crisis response as vaccination and testing rates lag and many countries try to put the pandemic behind them.

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Texas law prohibiting social media companies from banning users over their viewpoints reinstated by appeals court

Texas law prohibiting social media companies from banning users over their viewpoints reinstated by appeals court

This post was originally published on this site By Andrew Zhang, The Texas Tribune May 11, 2022 A federal appeals court on Wednesday reinstated a Republican-backed Texas law that prohibits large social media companies from banning users over their political viewpoints. The decision hands a win to Republicans who have...

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