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George Floyd's Family Reacted to the Verdict With an Uncontrollable Cry. That Sound Echoes Through Black America

George Floyd's Family Reacted to the Verdict With an Uncontrollable Cry. That Sound Echoes Through Black America

3 minutes ago   |   Time

There are sounds that humans make with intention. Then there are the wordless sounds we make when our emotions take over-the sounds that, in their texture and tone, speak even...
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W.H.O. Leader Dr. Tedros: Countries Must Keep Their Vaccine Promises

33 minutes ago   |   NY Times

As head of the W.H.O., I believe this is the best chance we have to end the pandemic.
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Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as high as 43.4% for wealthy Americans

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as high as 43.4% for wealthy Americans

37 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden plans to propose a capital gains tax rate that is nearly double the current level, according to a report from Bloomberg on...
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Billionaire investor Mike Novogratz says the record-breaking rally in crypto shows a lack of faith in the Fed - and cites central-bank uncertainty as a reason for bitcoin's latest surge

Billionaire investor Mike Novogratz says the record-breaking rally in crypto shows a lack of faith in the Fed - and cites central-bank uncertainty as a reason for bitcoin's latest surge

47 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Billionaire investor Mike Novogratz said Thursday the surge in cryptocurrencies is serving as a referendum on the perceived ability of the Federal...
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Actress Mickey Sumner writes about life with her son with special needs

Actress Mickey Sumner writes about life with her son with special needs

49 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Sting's daughter says the difficulty of raising a special needs child has wreaked havoc on her mental health - though her boy as her "mighty sun."
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COVID-19 poses added risks to pregnant women, study says

COVID-19 poses added risks to pregnant women, study says

51 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

People who contract COVID-19 during pregnancy have an increased chance of prenatal complications, according to a new study. The study, published Thursday in the journal JAMA...
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Danger Of ‘Long Covid': Study Shows Patients Face Increased Death Risk For 6 Months - Even If They Weren't Hospitalized

53 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Covid-19 can not only leave patients with months of health problems, but it also boosts their risk of death by almost 60%.
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Douglas County Health Department announces vaccine clinics for teenagers

Douglas County Health Department announces vaccine clinics for teenagers

57 minutes ago   |   KETV

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How Real-World Data Can Help Us Better Prepare for the Next Pandemic

1 hour ago   |   Scientific American

Rapid testing is important, but there's a wealth of other information that could have offered us quicker insight into the spread of COVID
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Uber offering free rides to Black Doctor's COVID-19 Consortium vaccine sites

1 hour ago   |   ABC

The Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium and Uber have announced a partnership to help ensure all Philadelphia residents can access the COVID-19 vaccine.
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US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing market cools

Summary List Placement The headline mortgage rate's plunge below 3% last year was a big deal. It added fuel to a housing market boom that continues to this day. The rate... Read more ...

The US Senate has officially passed an anti-Asian hate crimes bill

The US Senate has officially passed an anti-Asian hate crimes bill

The bill denouncing discrimination against Asian communities in the United States passed with a vote of 94-to-1. Read more ...

UK lawmakers pass motion saying China committing genocide

UK lawmakers pass motion saying China committing genocide

LONDON - British lawmakers on Thursday approved a parliamentary motion declaring that China's policies against its Uyghur minority population in the far western Xinjiang region... Read more ...

Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

The Senate on Thursday passed an anti-hate crimes bill aimed at addressing a surge in attacks on Asian Americans amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The measure, which would create a... Read more ...

Pennsylvania Lottery scratch-off ticket worth $1 million sold in Berks County

Pennsylvania Lottery scratch-off ticket worth $1 million sold in Berks County

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DeSantis sued over Florida's new ‘anti-riot' law

DeSantis sued over Florida's new ‘anti-riot' law

A social justice group has filed a lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis two days after he signed a bill to create tougher penalties for people who participate in violent... Read more ...

Daunte Wright to be eulogized today at Minneapolis funeral

Daunte Wright to be eulogized today at Minneapolis funeral

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Why some NFL players might not change numbers for 2021 season despite new...

Why some NFL players might not change numbers for 2021 season despite new uniform rules

While the league passed new rules to relax uniform numbers for certain position groups, players still have a few hills to run before being able to switch. Here's why Read more ...

House Votes To Make D.C. The 51st State

House Votes To Make D.C. The 51st State

D.C. is now closer to winning statehood than it has ever been, but the Senate's approval is far from certain. Read more ...

Countering Biden, Senate Republicans Unveil Smaller $568 Billion...

Countering Biden, Senate Republicans Unveil Smaller $568 Billion Infrastructure Plan

The five-year spending outline is much more narrowly focused on traditional infrastructure than the president's sweeping proposal. (Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty... Read more ...