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Could the U.S. Have Saved More Lives? 5 Alternate Scenarios for the Vaccine Rollout

1 minute ago   |   NY Times

About 100,000 people have died of Covid in the United States since February, after vaccine distribution was well underway.
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Florida Republican allegedly boasted Russian-Ukrainian ‘hit squad' could ‘disappear' rival

3 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post   |   2 articles

“I really don't want to have to end anybody's life for the good of the people of the United States of America,” a man identified as William Braddock said of GOP opponent Anna...
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Moscow's Long History of Turning the Tables on Washington When It Comes to Human Rights

5 minutes ago   |   Time

This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME's politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. That chill that went down your...
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Texas Governor Signs Bill To Allow Permit-Free Gun Carrying

Texas Governor Signs Bill To Allow Permit-Free Gun Carrying

5 minutes ago   |   The Huffington Post

People age 21 and up will no longer have to obtain a license, complete training or undergo a background check to carry a handgun in public.
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Florida governor pardons citizens facing fines for breaking Covid-19 restrictions

Florida governor pardons citizens facing fines for breaking Covid-19 restrictions

9 minutes ago   |   RT

Gov. Ron DeSantis has pardoned citizens in his state still facing fines and other penalties from violating Covid-19 orders issued by local governments. In a Wednesday press...
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Black law enforcement officers call for change: Police must be guardians, not warriors

Black law enforcement officers call for change: Police must be guardians, not warriors

17 minutes ago   |   WRAL

The National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice is proposing 16 reforms in total, many of which have been touted by other law enforcement reform advocates and activists.
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Your Supply Chain Doesn't Have To Be This Broken

21 minutes ago   |   Forbes

There's no way manufacturers can safeguard against every possible breakdown in their supply chain. But now, when demand is through the roof, is the perfect time to invest in...
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Justice For Mikayla Miller: Black And Brown Politicians Demand Independent Investigation Into Teen's Death

Justice For Mikayla Miller: Black And Brown Politicians Demand Independent Investigation Into Teen's Death

25 minutes ago   |   News One

A group of Black and brown elected officials from Massachusetts is demanding that there be an independent investigation into the death of Mikayla Miller , a 16-year-old Black...
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Republican Congressman Casually Suggests Armed Citizens Should Overthrow the Government

29 minutes ago   |   Vanity Fair

Madison Cawthorn insisted assault weapons should be legal so people can stop “tyrannical government,” like the one he's employed by.
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After tumultuous year, can Portland make a comeback?

37 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The smell of fresh empanadas wafted through the stands at Portland's Saturday Market. People talked through their masks with artists as others sifted through fork windchimes...
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Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other city and community leaders declare racism a public health crisis in Chicago. Lightfoot, joined by Dr. Allison Arwady Thursday morning... Read more ...

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

COPENHAGEN - Denmark and Belgium players halted their European Championship match Thursday for a stadium-wide minute's applause for Christian Eriksen. Read more ...

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's first president and champion of African independence Kenneth Kaunda has died at the age of 97, the country's president Edgar Lungu announced on Facebook Thursday evening. Read more ...

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

Many Republican lawmakers cited concerns over the actual name of the holiday and whether it conflates with the July 4th federal holiday. Read more ...

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force in Iraq. The resolution passed 268-161. The... Read more ...

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

The White House announced Thursday that most federal workers will have Friday off due to the new Juneteenth federal holiday, which President Biden will sign into law Thursday... Read more ...

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police used a controversial new law to arrest five editors and executives of a pro-democracy newspaper, accusing them of “collusion with a foreign country" to... Read more ...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls listed for $590,000

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado real estate is on fire, but even so, will there be any takers for a vandalized $590,000 property described as a "little slice of... Read more ...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is ALREADY linked to Spurs job after Fonseca deal collapses

The internet has reacted after it was announced that the typically hot-headed ex-AC Milan legend Gennaro Gattuso has left his post as Fiorentina manager just 23 days into the... Read more ...

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

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