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The Benefits of Vaccinating Kids against COVID Far Outweigh the Risks of Myocarditis

10 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Vaccination is likely to prevent many more COVID cases than it is to cause a rare and nonfatal heart side effect in 5-11-year-olds
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Conservative Justices Seem Poised to Overturn Roe's Abortion Rights

10 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Justices heard arguments Wednesday in a case over a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy
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400k patients' info leaked in Planned Parenthood ransomware hack

400k patients' info leaked in Planned Parenthood ransomware hack

11 hours ago   |   RT

Hundreds of thousands of patients from a Los Angeles Planned Parenthood branch have had their information compromised in a massive malware attack. Conducted two months ago, it...
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COVID In MN: Omicron Variant Detected In Vaccinated Minnesotan Who Traveled To NYC Anime Convention

COVID In MN: Omicron Variant Detected In Vaccinated Minnesotan Who Traveled To NYC Anime Convention

11 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed that the COVID-19 Omicron variant has been detected for the first time in the state. It's the second confirmed...
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Texas now bans medical abortions after 7 weeks of pregnancy

12 hours ago   |   ABC

Beginning today, a new law restricts abortion-inducing medication, the most common abortion method in Texas.
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The Michigan School Shooting Shows That COVID-19 Isn't the Only Thing American Kids Need Protection From

12 hours ago   |   Time

When a 15-year-old opened fire on Tuesday at a high school in Oxford Township, Mich., killing four students, it marked the deadliest school shooting since May 2018-and became a...
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Psaki: 'There will be more' omicron variant cases

Psaki: 'There will be more' omicron variant cases

12 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

White House press secretary Jen Psaki briefed reporters Thursday on the latest confirmed case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in the U.S. Health officials say the...
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Russian official reveals how long Covid-19 patients could be contagious

Russian official reveals how long Covid-19 patients could be contagious

12 hours ago   |   RT

Covid-19 patients could stay contagious for more than three months after infection, one of Russia's top health officials warned on Thursday, as the country battles sharp...
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LIVE: Ohio health officials give update on COVID-19, omicron concerns

LIVE: Ohio health officials give update on COVID-19, omicron concerns

12 hours ago   |   WLWT

Ohio health officials are expected to give a Thursday afternoon update on COVID-19 across the state.
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Should Americans 'Upgrade' Face Coverings to Surgical Masks Amid Omicron Spread?

12 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Some health experts recommend switching to surgical masks amid the little-known information about Omicron and its transmissibility.
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Returning to office soon? Not so fast - Experts say omicron likely to change...

Stick with office reopening plans or push back timelines again? Google has already confirmed it is now waiting until the new year to assess when office locations are ready for... Read more ...

Knicks' Julius Randle downplays squabble with Evan Fournier

Knicks' Julius Randle downplays squabble with Evan Fournier

TV cameras caught Julius Randle and teammate Evan Fournier in a heated discussion. Read more ...

EXPLAINER: Turkey's currency is crashing. What's the impact?

Turkey's beleaguered currency has been plunging to all-time lows against the U.S. dollar and the euro in recent months as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan presses ahead with a... Read more ...

Lebanon minister to resign in bid to ease crisis with Saudis

Lebanon's information minister says he will announce his resignation in a bid to ease an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries Read more ...

Suspect randomly stabs two men in separate NYC attacks

Suspect randomly stabs two men in separate NYC attacks

An assailant randomly stabbed two men in separate attacks in Morningside Heights on Thursday night - leaving one of the victims in grave condition, police and sources said. Read more ...

14-year-old Sacramento high school football player catches nationwide attention

14-year-old Sacramento high school football player catches nationwide attention

“I hope to prove that Latinos also play football and don't have to be a certain 6-foot to play a game. You can do whatever you want and give it your all,” Aziel Rios said. Read more ...

Cherished Words From Sondheim, Theater's Encourager-in-Chief

He wrote great shows, but Stephen Sondheim was also a mentor, a teacher and an audience regular. And, oh, the thrill of getting one of his typewritten notes. Read more ...

WKU women's basketball picks up fourth straight win

WKU women's basketball picks up fourth straight win

The Lady Toppers beat Bellarmine Thursday night Read more ...

Jets' Mike LaFleur sees newfound ‘comfort' in Zach Wilson's game

Jets' Mike LaFleur sees newfound ‘comfort' in Zach Wilson's game

Mike LaFleur was blunt when describing Zach Wilson's performance against the Texans. Read more ...

Harris team at White House to implode further - media

Harris team at White House to implode further - media

The exodus from Kamala Harris' administration is poised to continue with two more senior advisers, who reportedly told their colleagues they are on their way out. The news... Read more ...