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U.S. maintains strong vaccination pace as some states inch toward 50% of residents with at least one shot

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Jerry Abraham, director of Kedren Vaccines, right, gives a COVID-19 vaccination to Jose Guzman-Wug, 16, while his mom, Adriana Wug, watches at Kedren Health on Thursday, April 15, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. Allen J. Schaben | Los Angeles......

States Struggle With Vaccine Pause as Federal Officials Reassure Public

New York Times
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci said on Thursday that he hoped the nation would soon be able to resume use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, as a “pause” that now looks indefinite threatened to upend vaccination efforts overseas and in some of the most marginalized communities in the United States.......

People in these states receive the highest tax refunds on average

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Many taxpayers get a refund from the IRS. Not all are created equal. Some taxpayers receive significantly higher refunds after filing their returns, according to an analysis of IRS data done by LendingTree. In 2018, the latest available data, the......

States swiftly pause the use of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine after a U.S. advisory.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Following a call from federal health agencies, all 50 states quickly paused or recommended on Tuesday that providers pause the administration of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine after six women in the United States developed a rare disorder involving......

As Ohio Legislator Proposes Anti-Trans Bill, NCAA Says It Will Withhold Events From States That Discriminate

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click to enlarge Erik Drost/FlickrCC Some major NCAA events are slated to be held in Cleveland in the coming years In an apparent warning to Ohio and other states considering anti-transgender legislation, the NCAA said it will only stage events in places where transgender student-athletes won’t face discrimination. “The NCAA......

Covid cases are rising in more than half of U.S. states, despite ramp-up in vaccinations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Medical staff watch and advise walk-in patients who received their COVID-19 vaccination at a pop-up clinic at Western International High School on April 12, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Matthew Hatcher | Getty Images As U.S. Covid cases rise, the country......

People Are Cracking Up Over This Thread Where A British Person Lists 50 American States And What They’re Famous For

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Knowing how many states there are in the US is one thing, but listing them out one by one, especially if you’re not American, may be a mission (nearly) impossible. But one Twitter user who goes by the handle @human_not_bees decided to take this task even further and list all......

Standoff emerges between White House and Michigan governor as state’s Covid situation deteriorates

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Whitmer has made several appeals to the White House for more vaccine doses to combat the surge, including a direct one to Biden during a call that lasted between 20 and 30 minutes last week. But Whitmer, a strong......

The state’s case against ex-cop Derek Chauvin

BBC
Over 11 days of testimony, the prosecution called on eyewitnesses, fellow police officers and medical experts to make the case that Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd. The former Minneapolis police officer denies charges of murder and manslaughter. The defence will start presenting its case on Tuesday. BBC – For more......

Red states are vaccinating at a lower rate than blue states

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The polling has suggested all along that Republicans would be less likely to get vaccinations than Democrats — and this is now being seen in the real world. Blue states are starting to outpace red states when it comes......

U.S. states face steep decline in J&J Covid vaccine amid production problems at Baltimore plant

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Vials labelled “COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine” and syringe are seen in front of displayed Johnson & Johnson logo in this illustration taken, February 9, 2021. Dado Ruvic | Reuters Johnson & Johnson is scaling back shipments of its single-dose Covid-19 vaccine......

Sweden vs. United States – Football Match Report – April 10, 2021 – ESPN

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The United States‘ 16-match winning streak was snapped in a 1-1 draw with Sweden on Saturday in Carli Lloyd‘s 300th national team appearance. – Rapinoe critical of Draymond Green’s women’s sports comments– ESPN+ viewer’s guide: Bundesliga, Serie A, MLS, FA Cup and more Lina Hurtig put Sweden ahead off a......

New Hampshire and Oklahoma are the latest states to open vaccinations to outside residents.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here New Hampshire and Oklahoma announced plans this week to open up vaccine eligibility to outside residents as supply starts to grow and more states expand eligibility. Gov. Chris Sununu, Republican of New Hampshire, said officials were confident that......

EU proposes six-month tariff freeze with United States – Der Spiegel

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FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, in this file picture taken October 28, 2015. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union has suggested that it and the United States suspend tariffs imposed on billions of dollars of imports for six......

Athletic Figures Demand NCAA Punish States With Anti-Trans Bills

Sports Illustrated
Several athletes, advocates and allies held a virtual press conference Friday calling on the NCAA to withdraw its athletic events from states considering transgender legislation. More than two dozen states are considering anti-transgender legislation. Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve, Lynx forward Naphessa Collier, former NCAA champion and transgender athlete CeCé......

States are again requiring a job search to keep unemployment benefits

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here While some experts feel this will give workers a push to jump back into the labor force, some advocates fear that it may lead to many struggling residents losing their benefits, risking their health or taking jobs that don’t......

Biden to move deadline for states to open Covid vaccines to all U.S. adults to April 19

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Joe Cobarrubio, 34, is given a vaccination against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Artesia, California, U.S., April 5, 2021. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters President Joe Biden is expected to announce Tuesday that states should open Covid-19 vaccine appointments to all......

States up security at military recruitment centers with armed guards

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here States up security at military recruitment centers with armed guards – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker issued an executive order Tuesday to allow its National Guard to carry firearms while on duty at recruitment centers.......

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