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Should stimulus checks be permanent? An increasing number of people - and Democrats - think so

Should stimulus checks be permanent? An increasing number of people - and Democrats - think so

3 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The pandemic changed the American social safety net in dramatic but temporary ways. On top of expanded unemployment insurance, Americans have received...
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Falling rents double city's supply of voucher-accessible apartments

11 minutes ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Thanks to the pandemic, rental-voucher holders seeking a better apartment might actually get one. The amount of voucher-accessible housing in New York City has more than...
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Colby Covington: Jorge Masvidal 'grasping for straws' by already offering Kamaru Usman trilogy

Colby Covington: Jorge Masvidal 'grasping for straws' by already offering Kamaru Usman trilogy

19 minutes ago   |   MMAjunkie

If Jorge Masvidal has anything to do with it, Colby Covington won't be next in line for a UFC welterweight title shot. After UFC president Dana White revealed that Covington is...
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Warby Parker is staffing up its corporate team with an eye towards 'public company readiness'

Warby Parker is staffing up its corporate team with an eye towards 'public company readiness'

19 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Warby Parker is looking to staff up with legal and investor-relations pros who can help it prep for being a public company. Last week, Warby Parker...
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Denmark Says Syrian Civil War is Over, Begins Forcing Some Refugees Granted Asylum to Leave

31 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

Facing criticism from the international community, which argues that ejecting Syrians would put their lives at risk, the Danish government is pointing to initial stipulations...
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How Honolulu's Ulupono Initiative is helping Hawaii fight hunger, invest in clean transportation and housing, and become carbon neutral by 2045

How Honolulu's Ulupono Initiative is helping Hawaii fight hunger, invest in clean transportation and housing, and become carbon neutral by 2045

37 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement From helping to address hunger in Hawaii to researching the climate impact and hidden costs of parking to helping utility companies reduce energy, the...
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In Malibu, Eli Broad axes the price of his oceanfront stunner to $58.5 million

1 hour ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad is asking $58.5 million for his architectural beach house in Malibu, down 22% from his original price tag.
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Trump's vendetta against U.S. intelligence agencies carried on by House Republicans

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

A top House Republican told leaders of the FBI and the CIA last week he hoped they would spend time "on activities other than spying on conservatives."
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Biden's Climate Summit Launches the World into a Climate Sprint

1 hour ago   |   Time

Last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic raged, leaders around the world pledged that when the public health crisis lifted they would rebuild the economy with climate in mind. But...
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White House brushes off Thursday market drop after reports of Biden push for capital gains tax hike

1 hour ago   |   CNBC

President Joe Biden's plan reportedly seeks to increase the tax on capital gains to 39.6% from 20% for Americans earning more than $1 million.
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Health officials report 3,369 cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, 22 deaths

Health officials report 3,369 cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, 22 deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday reported 3,369 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 22 additional deaths. The... Read more ...

San Diego Gaslamp Quarter shooting leaves 1 dead, 4 wounded

San Diego Gaslamp Quarter shooting leaves 1 dead, 4 wounded

The gunman had been bumping into people and verbally picking fights, police said. Read more ...

Biden sees economic opportunity in climate fight

Biden sees economic opportunity in climate fight

Opening the final session of the two-day virtual global climate summit, President Joe Biden says he wants to shift the conversation from climate threat to economic opportunities. Read more ...

White House reveals Biden's first overseas trip will be to Europe

White House reveals Biden's first overseas trip will be to Europe

The White House announced Friday that President Biden will make his first foreign trip in June with stops in the UK and Belgium. Read more ...

CDC says women under 50 are at the highest risk of blood clots after J&J...

CDC says women under 50 are at the highest risk of blood clots after J&J shot as advisors debate the vaccine's future

Summary List Placement Fifteen women who received Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine have developed a rare type of blood clot in their brains, officials disclosed in slides... Read more ...

CDC advisory panel says 2 more deaths may be linked to J&J vaccine

CDC advisory panel says 2 more deaths may be linked to J&J vaccine

Two more people have died from a rare combination of blood clots and low platelet counts that may be linked to Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine, according to data that... Read more ...

Manchester United wing legend Ryan Giggs charged with assaulting two women...

Manchester United wing legend Ryan Giggs charged with assaulting two women as Wales announce he will NOT lead team at Euros

Manchester United icon Ryan Giggs - the current manager of the Welsh national team - has been charged with assaulting two women in an incident stemming from November... Read more ...

Animal control officer uses mother duck noise on her phone to coax ducklings...

Animal control officer uses mother duck noise on her phone to coax ducklings from storm drain

An animal control officer noticed a mother duck in distress and called for help. Eleven ducklings were trapped in a storm drain. Read more ...

‘I'm in': Caitlyn Jenner signs paperwork, will run for governor of California

‘I'm in': Caitlyn Jenner signs paperwork, will run for governor of California

With California Governor Gavin Newsom facing a likely recall vote, former Olympian and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner has announced a run for his seat as a Republican. Jenner... Read more ...

De Blasio applauds Trump's call in The Post for all to get COVID vaccine

De Blasio applauds Trump's call in The Post for all to get COVID vaccine

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday lauded former President Donald Trump for encouraging all Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine in an interview this week with The Post. Read more ...