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Prison visits in Alabama to restart after almost two-year pause

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lexi Lonas The Alabama Department of Corrections said Tuesday prison visits will restart after a 20-month pause due to the spread of coronavirus.  Prisoners have been allowed to use phones to call or message family, but they have not been allowed......

Even in Nantucket, Biden can’t escape the harsh reality of the pandemic

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The President and first lady brought a brood of children, grandchildren and their significant others to their island Thanksgiving getaway — along with the Secret Service apparatus, small flock of staff and gaggle of reporters that travels with the......

Black Friday underway as shoppers predicted to spend a record-setting amount this holiday season

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Black Friday underway as shoppers predicted to spend a record-setting amount this holiday season – CBS News Watch CBSN Live More than 108 million people plan to shop either in-store or online on Black Friday. After a quieter year......

Nation marks second pandemic Thanksgiving

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Nation marks second pandemic Thanksgiving – CBS News Watch CBSN Live For the second year in a row, Americans are giving thanks in the midst of a global pandemic. More Americans are expected to travel this holiday weekend than......

Health officials urge COVID caution for holiday

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Health officials urge COVID caution for holiday – CBS News Watch CBSN Live As Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, health officials are urging people to take precautions to protect against the spread of COVID-19. Nikki Battiste shares more. Be......

Biden says the U.S. on

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden says the U.S. on “war footing” to beat the virus – CBS News Watch CBSN Live In his first prime-time address to the nation, President Biden said the country is on a “war footing” to beat back the......

Biden addresses violence toward Asian Americans:

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden addresses violence toward Asian Americans: “It must stop” – CBS News Watch CBSN Live In his first prime-time address to the nation, President Biden said vicious hate crimes against Asian Americans “must stop.” Watch his remarks here. Be......

Biden on ramping up nationwide COVID vaccinations

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden on ramping up nationwide COVID vaccinations – CBS News Watch CBSN Live In his first prime-time address to the nation, President Biden outlined his plan to accelerate COVID vaccinations for adults nationwide. Watch his remarks here. Be the......

Pandemic fueling surge in organized thefts at stores across the U.S.

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Major retailers across the U.S. are facing a rash of organized shoplifting, with an estimated 80 thieves this month ransacking a Nordstrom store in California and more than a dozen people swiping merchandise from a Louis Vuitton store in......

Surveys suggest violence against women has intensified during the pandemic, a U.N. report says.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The coronavirus pandemic has made women feel more vulnerable to abuse, sexual harassment and violence, which is in turn harming their mental health and emotional well-being, according to a report by U.N. Women, a United Nations organization dedicated......

Thanksgiving air travel set to be busiest since pandemic

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Passengers check in for Delta Airlines flights and make their way through a TSA security checkpoint ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday and amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register......

Pandemic Sparked Family Conversations We All Should Have – Family

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(NewsUSA) – And you thought nothing good came out of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a new survey from financial services firm Edward Jones, a third of all U.S. adults say that the trying stretch we’ve been through actually sparked conversations about their end-of-life plans and preferences with close family......

Tech Solutions Helped Cleveland Restaurants Survive the Pandemic. Now They’re Driving Additional Benefits for Owners and Diners

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Photo by Doug Trattner Corner Spot depended on tech and apps to open last year Restaurant owners have been notoriously slow to adopt new technologies, preferring instead to cling to time-tested practices like hand-written guest checks, mechanical cash registers and analog reservation books long after better options were available. But......

Missouri judge stops state, local agencies from issuing pandemic public health orders

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joe Mueller, The Center Square A judge Tuesday ruled local health departments cannot issue orders, close businesses, quarantine students, and stated parts of Missouri’s Code of State Regulations pertaining to the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) violated......

Contending With the Pandemic, Wealthy Nations Wage Global Battle for Migrants

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here As the global economy heats up and tries to put the pandemic aside, a battle for the young and able has begun. With fast-track visas and promises of permanent residency, many of the wealthy nations that drive the......

Holiday air travel expected to hit pandemic record

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Holiday air travel expected to hit pandemic record – CBS News Watch CBSN Live During the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, airports are expected to be almost as busy as they were before the pandemic. Errol Barnett has more on what......

More than 90% of federal workers have complied with vaccine rule

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here More than 90% of federal workers have complied with vaccine rule – CBS News Watch CBSN Live More than 90% of federal workers have received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine before a Monday deadline set by......

Zoom beats estimates even as revenue growth is poised to slow after pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Zoom CEO Eric Yuan makes a toast after the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony in New York on April 18, 2019. Kena Betancur | Getty Images Zoom shares rose as much as 8% in extended trading on Monday after the video-chat......

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