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Prisoners Put to Work in Thai Factories Desperate for Labor

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Facing an acute labor shortage after the pandemic-induced lockdown sparked an exodus of migrant workers, Thailand has a solution: Get prisoners to work in factories.
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Biden lauds NASA team for giving US 'dose of confidence'

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Thursday congratulated the NASA team responsible for last month's successful landing of an unmanned rover on Mars and for giving the country...
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Is flying safe right now? Experts weigh in on risks to consider, precautions to take, and how vaccines affect air travel

Is flying safe right now? Experts weigh in on risks to consider, precautions to take, and how vaccines affect air travel

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement While some aren't yet considering air travel amidst the pandemic, others are eager to resume flying. Before booking that cheap ticket, it's important to...
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Scientists want WHO-led team to scrap report on origins of COVID-19

Scientists want WHO-led team to scrap report on origins of COVID-19

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

An international group of scientists is calling for a new investigation into the origins of the virus that causes COVID-19 - arguing that the current probe led by the World...
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Amazon's fleet honors 'Coming 2 America' and King Akeem in a big way

Amazon's fleet honors 'Coming 2 America' and King Akeem in a big way

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Don't be surprised if you see His Royal Highness King Akeem in Chicago. To celebrate “Coming 2 America, ”Amazon has decked out some of it's delivery fleet in tribute to Akeem...
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Miami is bracing for a flood of spring break travelers as hotel bookings soar

Miami is bracing for a flood of spring break travelers as hotel bookings soar

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Like every other event during COVID-19 , this year's spring break will look different from years' past. But despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic...
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Democrats Tweak Aid Bill Before Senate Debate: Stimulus Update

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Senate Democrats agreed to a raft of tweaks to the version of the pandemic-relief bill passed by the House last week, in a prelude to the upper chamber's debate and voting on...
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The 12 best Airbnbs in the Adirondacks, including a tree house cabin, a lakeside castle, and a farm cottage

The 12 best Airbnbs in the Adirondacks, including a tree house cabin, a lakeside castle, and a farm cottage

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement For a close-to-home vacation, East Coasters should consider t he uncrowded Adirondacks. Located in upstate New York, the area offers mountain scenery and...
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Psaki defends Biden's weekend Delaware trips, says he ‘lives in Wilmington'

Psaki defends Biden's weekend Delaware trips, says he ‘lives in Wilmington'

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

A reporter pressed Psaki at her daily press briefing on whether Biden was setting a poor example about "personal travel during the pandemic" when the Centers for Disease...
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Milwaukee volunteers travel to Texas to help storm victims

Milwaukee volunteers travel to Texas to help storm victims

6 hours ago   |   WISN

With help from partner groups, County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor and radio host Homer Blow, the new group "MKE2TX" was on its way.
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Artists decorate COVID-19 masks to raise $13,500 for LGBTQ charity

Artists decorate COVID-19 masks to raise $13,500 for LGBTQ charity

Artists came together to decorate coronavirus masks to be auctioned off and ultimately raised more than $13,000 to be donated to Baltimore's LGBTQ Fund. Read more ...

Watch Now: Bald eagle gets a pedicure at Alaska rescue, and more of today's...

Watch Now: Bald eagle gets a pedicure at Alaska rescue, and more of today's top videos

Watch a 33-year-old bald eagle get a pedicure at an Alaska wildlife center, a spectacular northern lights show dominated the skyline in Finland's Lapland region, and more of... Read more ...

Senate begins marathon COVID-19 relief push as debate opens with reading...

Senate begins marathon COVID-19 relief push as debate opens with reading bill aloud

In a sign of just how thin Democrats' majority is, Vice President Kamala Harris broke the 50-50 tie advancing the bill. Read more ...

Prince William, Kate will join Queen's TV special hours before Oprah interview

Prince William, Kate will join Queen's TV special hours before Oprah interview

The Queen-led TV show will screen on British TV right before the much-anticipated Winfrey sit-down airs in the US. Read more ...

Brett Favre knows he screwed up with Deshaun Watson take

Brett Favre knows he screwed up with Deshaun Watson take

Brett Favre claims that he spoke too soon about Deshaun Watson. The Hall of Fame quarterback had criticized Watson last month for requesting a trade from the Houston Texans... Read more ...

The national debt will nearly double by 2051 if taxing and spending stay the...

The national debt will nearly double by 2051 if taxing and spending stay the same, CBO says

Summary List Placement The federal government's debt pile is on track to nearly double over the next three decades, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office... Read more ...

Dallas police officer charged with 2 counts capital murder

Dallas police officer charged with 2 counts capital murder

A Dallas police officer was arrested after a man told investigators that he kidnapped and killed two people at the officer's instruction, authorities said. Read more ...

Ahead of Opening Day, vaccination site moving from Fenway to Hynes

Ahead of Opening Day, vaccination site moving from Fenway to Hynes

The mass vaccination site at Fenway Park will begin to transfer operations to the Hynes Convention Center later this month, ahead of Red Sox Opening Day. Read more ...

Penguins activate Sidney Crosby from COVID-19 protocol list, can play in...

Penguins activate Sidney Crosby from COVID-19 protocol list, can play in Thursday night's game

Crosby was placed on the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list on Tuesday. Read more ...

Mass. doc on delaying second COVID-19 shot to vaccinate more people

Mass. doc on delaying second COVID-19 shot to vaccinate more people

There are new efforts around the world to deliver at least one vaccine dose to more people, even if that means delaying a patient's second shot for weeks or months. Read more ...