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'It's Not A Never Thing' — White, Rural Southerners Are Waiting To Get The Vaccine

1 hour 59 min ago

In a survey, more than 45% of white, rural conservatives in Tennessee said they're unwilling to even consider taking the COVID-19 vaccine. Rates in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi are also lagging.

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Watch Live: Chauvin Defense Testimony Continues In Murder Trial

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The defense is believed to be nearing the conclusion of its case, and closing arguments will likely begin on Monday.

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U.S. Slaps New Sanctions On Russia Over Cyber Attack, Election Meddling

3 hours 48 min ago

President Biden is ordering a new round of economic sanctions that include restrictions on dozens of Russian entities and the expulsion of some Kremlin diplomats.

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Blinken Visits Afghanistan After Biden Announces Troop Withdrawal

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Kabul on Thursday in a visit that comes on the heels of President Biden's announcement that all U.S. troops will leave Afghanistan.

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A Surprising Kind Of First Aid For Mozambicans Fleeing Violence

4 hours 58 min ago

Psychological first aid is part of the mission of Doctors Without Borders. They hope to give those fleeing the horrors of civil unrest the tools to start moving past their trauma.

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As Auto Industry Goes Electric, Can It Avoid A Battery Bottleneck?

5 hours 41 min ago

As automakers from General Motors to Volkswagen bet big on an electric future, fears are rising about whether the world's supply of batteries can keep up.

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New Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Wants To Keep Capitol Secure And Open To The Public

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Locking down the Capitol "defeats the purpose of having the people's house that is available and open to constituents," says Karen Gibson, who helped review the Jan. 6 assault on the building.

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Muslim Civil Rights Leader Accused Of Harassment, Misconduct

7 hours 12 min ago

A former chapter leader at the Council on American-Islamic Relations was accused of domestic abuse. Since then, other women have come forward with allegations of bad behavior, while he disputes all.

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The Most Popular J&J Vaccine Story On Facebook? A Conspiracy Theorist Posted It

7 hours 12 min ago

A vast network of professional vaccine skeptics on social media have been waiting for a development like the Johnson & Johnson pause. Now experts say they will milk it for all its worth and more.

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Biden Infrastructure Push Highlights Economic Gender Gaps

7 hours 12 min ago

Many traditional infrastructure jobs have gone to men in the past. Progressives like Rep. Katie Porter fear that the way Biden is splitting his economic agenda could hurt American women.

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Biden Says His Climate Plan Means Jobs. Some Union Members Are Skeptical

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President Biden has repeatedly promised the shift to clean energy will create "good-paying union jobs." But the wind and solar industries generally pay less, are not unionized, and need fewer people.

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Ahead Of Hearing, Capitol Police Says It Needs Help To Address Insurrection Failures

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Responding to a critical inspector general's report, the U.S. Capitol Police acknowledges that "much additional work needs to be done," but that it will need "significant resources" from Congress.

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Biden Appoints Erika Moritsugu To Asian American Liaison Role

Wed, 04/14/2021 - 22:35

"Moritsugu will bring her experience and expertise to the Biden-Harris Administration where she will be a vital voice to advance the President and the Administration's priorities," officials said.

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Coinbase, A Bitcoin Startup, Goes Public. Is Crypto Really The 'Future Of Finance'?

Wed, 04/14/2021 - 19:26

Coinbase's public debut comes as more institutions warm up to the idea of cryptocurrency and its popularity among investors soars.

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Officer Cleared In The Shooting Death Of Ashli Babbitt During Capitol Riot

Wed, 04/14/2021 - 18:03

The investigation determined the officer did not act with bad purpose or in disregard of the law.

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U.S. Health Officials Continue Pause Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Wed, 04/14/2021 - 17:48

An expert advisory committee to the CDC decided it needed more time to consider whether to recommend the restart administration of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson.

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Ex-FDA Chief Sees 'Struggle' To Vaccinate More Than Half U.S. Population

Wed, 04/14/2021 - 16:00

Dr. Scott Gottlieb doesn't expect enough demand for the vaccine much beyond 160 million Americans. But he says there may eventually be enough immunity to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

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A Year In, Here's What We Know About Vitamin D For Preventing COVID

Wed, 04/14/2021 - 15:17

For a year, researchers have been studying and arguing over vitamin D's potential for helping protect against or treat COVID-19. The evidence is still not conclusive.

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Denver Returns 14 Bison To Tribal Land In Reparations, Conservation Effort

Wed, 04/14/2021 - 14:57

Indigenous tribes received the bison from Denver Parks and Recreation as a form of reparations, the first in a 10-year ordinance to donate surplus bison.

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Intelligence Chiefs Say China, Russia Are Biggest Threats To U.S.

Wed, 04/14/2021 - 14:50

The top U.S. intelligence officials detailed concerns to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, with many questions about cyber threats and espionage targeting U.S. technology.

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