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Mexico's Covid death toll is three times higher than reported, new study finds

20 minutes ago   |   NBC News

The coronavirus has killed an estimated 600,000 people in Mexico, three times higher than what's reported, according to Univ. of Washington research.
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Chamber of Commerce seeks end to enhanced US jobless aid

36 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune   |   3 articles

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling for Washington to immediately stop paying out-of-work Americans an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits, saying the boost in...
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TikToker Claims She Found 'Humanoid' Footprints in Washington Wilderness

40 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

TikToker Olivia says that in 2013, she and her mom encountered "hundreds" of strange footprints, leading her to believe in the existence of unclassified "creatures" in the...
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Washingtonian Staff Refuses to Publish to Protest C.E.O.'s Article

56 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Cathy Merrill of Washington Media wrote in The Washington Post that people who wanted to work from home lose status as full-time workers.
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The WHO is granting emergency use of China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine

The WHO is granting emergency use of China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement A World Health Organization panel has authorized the emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine made by China's Sinopharm. The vaccine was developed by...
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Top CDC official resigns from post following reassignment

Top CDC official resigns from post following reassignment

1 hour ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

Nancy Messonnier, a senior Centers for Disease Control and Prevention scientist who was the first U.S. official to warn of the severity of the coronavirus pandemic last year...
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Nancy Messonnier, the senior CDC official who first warned the US about the coronavirus pandemic, is resigning

Nancy Messonnier, the senior CDC official who first warned the US about the coronavirus pandemic, is resigning

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement Nancy Messonnier, a senior health official at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who first warned the US of the COVID-19 pandemic is...
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Which colleges has the Washington Football Team drafted from most?

2 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Alabama and Ohio State had the most success in the 2021 NFL Draft, but which colleges have produced the most players for the Washington Football Team?
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Pfizer-BioNTech Has Requested Full Approval of Their COVID-19 Vaccine From the FDA

2 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

Pfizer-BioNTech announced on May 7 that they have requested that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration start the process of fully approving their COVID-19 vaccine. The...
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US job growth slows sharply in sign of hiring struggles

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER WASHINGTON - America's employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find...
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Pfizer 1st company to apply for full FDA approval of COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer 1st company to apply for full FDA approval of COVID-19 vaccine

Health officials said that approval could make a difference when it comes to easing concerns among those hesitant to get vaccinated. Read more ...

Why the horrid April jobs report was actually great news for stocks

Why the horrid April jobs report was actually great news for stocks

Summary List Placement The April jobs report badly missed estimates on Friday, but the stock market promptly hit record highs anyway. That's because the market is now in a... Read more ...

Four rescued after boat capsizes near Bay Bridge

Four rescued after boat capsizes near Bay Bridge

Four people were rescued after a boat capsized Thursday night near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Maryland Natural Resources police say. Read more ...

This major cruise company may avoid Florida if the state doesn't permit...

This major cruise company may avoid Florida if the state doesn't permit COVID-19 vaccination checks, CEO says

Florida's new law prohibiting businesses from asking whether employees or customers have been vaccinated against COVID-19 may take a toll on its cruise business. Read more ...

The Chamber of Commerce calls for an end to $300 federal unemployment...

The Chamber of Commerce calls for an end to $300 federal unemployment benefits after April's lackluster jobs report

Summary List Placement The Chamber of Commerce called for an end to the $300-per-week federal unemployment benefit on Friday, assailing it as an obstacle to the economic... Read more ...

Nancy Messonnier, the senior CDC official who first warned the US about the...

Nancy Messonnier, the senior CDC official who first warned the US about the coronavirus pandemic, is resigning

Summary List Placement Nancy Messonnier, a senior health official at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who first warned the US of the COVID-19 pandemic is... Read more ...

US job growth unexpectedly softens, falling far below expectations

US job growth unexpectedly softens, falling far below expectations

Despite bullish predictions and the recovery of the US economy, job growth slowed in April compared to a month earlier, figures released by the Labor Department show. According... Read more ...

3 dead after black powder device explodes near Illinois park

3 dead after black powder device explodes near Illinois park

NORTH UTICA, Ill. - Authorities say three people have died after a black powder device exploded along a bank of the Illinois River in the northern part of the state. First... Read more ...

The disappointing April jobs report showed gains were mainly in leisure and...

The disappointing April jobs report showed gains were mainly in leisure and hospitality

Summary List Placement The leisure and hospitality sector was the only major industry to see a six-digit job gain between March and April. The US added just 266,000 nonfarm... Read more ...

US Employers Added Just 266,000 Jobs In April As Hiring Slows

US Employers Added Just 266,000 Jobs In April As Hiring Slows

The unemployment rate ticked up to 6.1% in April, from 6% in March. Read more ...