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Disgusting conditions in Queens criminal court lockup bring state, OSHA complaints

13 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

Rats scurry in the kitchen, roaches crawl in the locker room, and flies hover over hopelessly backed-up toilets, say filings with the state Public Employees Safety and Health...
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Why Republicans Can't Filibuster Biden's Supreme Court Nominee

19 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Though Democrats do not need to worry about Republicans using a filibuster against the forthcoming nominee, winning confirmation is no slam dunk.
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Challenge to Indiana University vaccine mandate nixed again

Challenge to Indiana University vaccine mandate nixed again

21 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

INDIANAPOLIS - A federal appeals court is letting Indiana University keep its COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students in place , dealing another legal blow to a lawsuit...
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New York's Attempt to Curb Gun Violence Includes New State Agency, Consultation With Biden

29 minutes ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

President Biden plans to meet with New York City Mayor Eric Adams next week to discuss rising gun violence and ways to curb it.
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Biden Administration Cancels Mining Leases Near Wilderness Area

31 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The leases, reinstated during the Trump years, would have allowed a Chilean mining conglomerate to dig for copper and nickel near the Boundary Waters wilderness in Minnesota.
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Is the Great Resignation Overblown?

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

There's evidence that rates of job quitting were higher in the past.
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Petition asking city to clear sidewalks of snow and ice gains traction: ‘It's a huge deal for people with disabilities.'

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A transit advocacy organization and disability service group have partnered in the campaign against what they call the inaccessible state of the city's sidewalks.
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The messaging from Ukrainian officials is that a Russian invasion isn't imminent

1 hour ago   |   NPR

Ukrainian officials are downplaying the threat of an imminent Russian invasion in their messaging to the public, even as the United States delivers more Javelin missiles to Kyiv.
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Bruins notebook: With Nick Foligno out, Taylor Hall returns to top power-play

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

When Taylor Hall took over the net-front position on the first power-play unit for the injured Nick Foligno on Monday, he did exactly what his job called for him to do. He...
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The Middle East's Conflicts Aren't Done With the Emirates

The Middle East's Conflicts Aren't Done With the Emirates

1 hour ago   |   Foreign Policy

Just when the United Arab Emirates thought it was done with focusing on foreign policy, they're getting pulled back in.
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David Mugar, Boston philanthropist and Fourth of July Spectacular pioneer, dies at 82

David Mugar, noted Boston philanthropist and the pioneer of Boston's Fourth of July fireworks, has died at age 82. Read more ...

Biden Administration Revokes Mining Leases Near Minnesota's Boundary Waters

Biden Administration Revokes Mining Leases Near Minnesota's Boundary Waters

Environmentalists are hopeful that the move deals a fatal blow to a Chilean firm's plans for a copper-nickel mine at the doorstep of a popular wilderness area. Read more ...

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on highway, seriously injured

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on highway, seriously injured

A pedestrian was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon when they were struck by a vehicle in Stoughton. Read more ...

CBD to treat COVID-19? Researchers studying latest treatment method

CBD to treat COVID-19? Researchers studying latest treatment method

CBD is the second most prevalent active ingredient in marijuana, but it does not cause a "high" on its own. Read more ...

Man sues Uber after crash left him paralyzed

Man sues Uber after crash left him paralyzed

A Somerville man is suing Uber and one of the company's drivers, claiming he was left a quadriplegic following a crash because the company was negligent. Read more ...

Sheriff: Man killed while trying to steal catalytic converter near Zebulon

Sheriff: Man killed while trying to steal catalytic converter near Zebulon

A 50-year-old man was found dead underneath a car while trying to steal a catalytic converter, according to officials with the Wake County Sheriff's Office. Read more ...

Milwaukee deputy shot, injured after traffic stop; suspect kills self

Milwaukee deputy shot, injured after traffic stop; suspect kills self

MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee County sheriff's deputy was shot and wounded early Wednesday by a man later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, officials said. A preliminary... Read more ...

Over 80 lawmakers call on Biden to cancel up to $50,000 in debt per student

Over 80 lawmakers call on Biden to cancel up to $50,000 in debt per student

WASHINGTON - Many Democrats are calling for action on student debt, with some looking to President Biden and others introducing legislation themselves. On Wednesday a group of... Read more ...

Evacuation orders and road closures lifted for fire near Big Sur

Evacuation orders and road closures lifted for fire near Big Sur

All evacuation orders and road closures have been lifted in Big Sur for areas around the Colorado Fire, according to the Monterey County Office of Emergency Services. Read more ...

Video: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 feels inevitable, but should...

For their third act, Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno were awarded “Fight of the Night” at UFC 270 after Figueiredo came away with a razor-thin unanimous decision this... Read more ...