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Congress Clears Bill to Extend Free Meals for Children Through the Summer

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The bipartisan bill passed as pandemic-era waivers, including a provision that offers free meals to all children, were about to lapse.
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Researchers discover genetic variants that increase Alzheimer's risk

Researchers discover genetic variants that increase Alzheimer's risk

7 hours ago   |   KETV

Alzheimer's is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder and is the most common cause of dementia. It affects more than 5.8 million individuals in the United States.
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Buy Now Pay Later Report: Market trends in the ecommerce financing, consumer credit, and BNPL industry

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Buy now, pay later solutions are continuing to grow in popularity as people seek alternative methods of financing. The BNPL industry will rack up $680 billion in transaction...
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Pfizer says tweaked COVID-19 shots boost omicron protection

Pfizer says tweaked COVID-19 shots boost omicron protection

13 hours ago   |   WTAE   |   4 articles

Pfizer says tweaking its COVID-19 vaccine to better target the omicron variant is safe and boosts protection.
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Pfizer says tweaked Covid-19 shots boost omicron protection

15 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   4 articles

Pfizer said Saturday that its modified Covid-19 vaccine provided better protection against the omicron variant.
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Pfizer Says Tweaked COVID-19 Vaccines Boost Omicron Protection

15 hours ago   |   Time   |   4 articles

Pfizer announced Saturday that tweaking its COVID-19 vaccine to better target the omicron variant is safe and works - just days before regulators debate whether to offer...
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Pfizer says its tweaked COVID-19 shots boost protection against the omicron variant

Pfizer says its tweaked COVID-19 shots boost protection against the omicron variant

16 hours ago   |   NPR   |   4 articles

Pfizer said that tweaking its vaccine to better target the omicron variant is safe and works - just days before regulators debate whether to offer Americans updated booster...
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China's Xi to visit Hong Kong for handover anniversary

China's Xi to visit Hong Kong for handover anniversary

1 day ago   |   WGN TV

BEIJING - Chinese leader Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong this week to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the former British colony's 1997 return to China, a state news agency...
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'General Hospital' sweeps supporting nods at Daytime Emmys

'General Hospital' sweeps supporting nods at Daytime Emmys

1 day ago   |   WGN TV

PASADENA, Calif. - Two “General Hospital” actors have won supporting honors at the Daytime Emmy Awards. Kelly Thiebaud plays Dr. Britt Westbourne and Jeff Kober portrays Cyrus...
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What Parents Should Know About Covid Vaccines for Kids

What Parents Should Know About Covid Vaccines for Kids

1 day ago   |   Real Clear Politics

The CDC and FDA have approved the coronavirus vaccine for babies over 6 months and children under five. What do parents need to know before they choose to vaccinate?
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Ecuador's government has lifted a state of emergency amid an Indigenous-led...

Ecuador's government has lifted a state of emergency amid an Indigenous-led strike

Ecuador's largest Indigenous organization began a strike two weeks ago to demand gasoline prices be cut, price controls be imposed on agricultural products and a larger budget... Read more ...

UFC on ESPN 38 bonuses: Five total fighters earn extra $50,000

LAS VEGAS - After a fun slate of 12 fights, the UFC once again strayed away from the norm and issued bonuses to a total of five fighters. The main event of UFC on ESPN 38 was a... Read more ...

Stockton crowd denounces Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision at Saturday...

Stockton crowd denounces Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision at Saturday protest

A crowd gathered in front of Stockton's City Hall Saturday to denounce the decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe V. Wade. Read more ...

Jalen Brunson not only free-agent point guard option for Knicks

Jalen Brunson not only free-agent point guard option for Knicks

It's not necessarily Jalen Brunson or bust. While the Mavericks free agent is clearly the Knicks' top target to fill their cavernous hole at point guard, there are other... Read more ...

EXPLAINER: Why Germany is pushing for a 'climate club'

EXPLAINER: Why Germany is pushing for a 'climate club'

BERLIN - Germany is hosting this year's meeting of leaders from the Group of Seven leading economies in the Bavarian resort of Elmau. Before the invasion of Ukraine by Russia... Read more ...

G7 summit kicks off under shadow of Ukraine war, stagflation risk

G7 summit kicks off under shadow of Ukraine war, stagflation risk

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz welcomes leaders of the Group of Seven rich democracies on Sunday to a three-day summit in the Bavarian Alps. Read more ...

EXPLAINER: Why Germany is pushing for a 'climate club'

At this year's G-7 summit Germany will push its plan for countries to join together in a ‘climate club' to tackle global warming Read more ...

In Lebanon, how to say 'I do' sparks fierce debate

In Lebanon, a debate over civil marriages is mired in religious and political entanglements Read more ...

Hollywood sign to light up this weekend for first time in 22 years for BET...

In case you were wondering why the Hollywood sign was lit up in bright colors Tuesday night, it's all for this year's BET Awards. Read more ...

UFC on ESPN 38 results: Mateusz Gamrot emerges victorious in high-paced...

UFC on ESPN 38 results: Mateusz Gamrot emerges victorious in high-paced battle against Arman Tsarukyan

LAS VEGAS - The main event between Mateusz Gamrot and Arman Tsarukyan was an incredible five rounds of action, proving exactly why this matchup deserved top billing of UFC on... Read more ...