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Gov. Hochul Aims to Hold Office Amid Primary Challengers
Gov. Hochul Aims to Hold Office Amid Primary Challengers
2021-12-02 20:51:00
by Reece Nations

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul took over for former Gov. Andrew Cuomo in August, and her performance so far has strengthened her case for reelection with the state’s voters. Polling data suggests New Yorkers are generally supportive... Read More

In The News
Christmas Tree Buyers Face Reduced Supplies, Higher Prices
Christmas Tree Buyers Face Reduced Supplies, Higher Prices

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Even Christmas trees aren’t immune to the pandemic-induced shortages and inflation plaguing the economy. Extreme weather and supply chain disruptions have reduced supplies of both real and artificial trees this season. American shoppers should expect to... Read More

EPA Head Tours Embattled Communities, says Help on the Way

RESERVE, La. (AP) — Michael Coleman's house is the last one standing on his tiny street, squeezed between a sprawling... Read More

2021-12-03 14:25:26
White House to Roll Out Comprehensive Plan for Winter COVID Response

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is set to roll out a comprehensive plan Monday to step up the nation’s fight... Read More

2021-12-02 14:50:25
Researchers Find That a Blood Test Can Help Diagnose Mood Disorders

Researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine completed a recent study on how blood biomarkers can help diagnose and... Read More

2021-12-02 13:39:56

Health

WHO Holds Special Health Assembly to Strengthen Pandemic Preparedness
Health
WHO Holds Special Health Assembly to Strengthen Pandemic Preparedness
2021-12-02 12:41:41
by Alexa Hornbeck

The World Health Organization held a special health assembly this week to consider a single substantive agenda on pandemic preparedness and response.  “Comprehensive. Coordinated. Effective. These are three words that history will not use to describe the global response to the COVID-19... Read More

Political News

Stacey Abrams Announces Georgia Gubernatorial Campaign
Political News
Stacey Abrams Announces Georgia Gubernatorial Campaign
2021-12-02 00:28:48
by Reece Nations

ATLANTA — Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams announced on Wednesday she will again run for governor in 2022. Abrams previously sought to become Georgia’s first Black female governor in 2018 when she lost to current Gov. Brian Kemp. That election came... Read More

Manufacturing

Stabenow Says 'We Need to Be Making Things in America'
Manufacturing
Stabenow Says 'We Need to Be Making Things in America'
2021-12-02 19:19:30
by Kate Michael

WASHINGTON — Over the last decades, the United States has hollowed out its industrial sector, continuing to focus on research and development but turning to other countries to actually produce much of what is needed to maintain a modern functioning... Read More

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2021-12-01 18:52:09
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Justices Signal They'll OK New Abortion Limits, May Toss Roe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Wednesday signaled it would uphold Mississippi's 15-week ban on abortion and... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Wednesday signaled it would uphold Mississippi's 15-week ban on abortion and may go much further to overturn the nationwide right to abortion that has existed for nearly 50 years. The fate... Read More

2021-12-01 18:42:20
by Reece Nations
Paid Leave Advocates Say Bipartisan Path not Feasible

WASHINGTON — Advocates for the passage of paid family and medical leave into law are pushing the policy as a... Read More

WASHINGTON — Advocates for the passage of paid family and medical leave into law are pushing the policy as a solution to what could be a difficult 2022 midterm election for Democrats. Provisions for paid leave were included in the... Read More

2021-12-01 15:07:06
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Student Kills 3, Wounds 8 at Oxford High School in Michigan

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school, killing three students, including a... Read More

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school, killing three students, including a 16-year-old boy who died in a deputy’s patrol car on the way to a hospital, authorities said. Eight other people... Read More

2021-12-01 14:07:23
by Dan McCue
Councilman Andre Dickens Wins Atlanta Mayoral Race

ATLANTA — City Council member Andre Dickens prevailed in a runoff election Tuesday and will be Altanta’s next mayor. Dickens... Read More

ATLANTA — City Council member Andre Dickens prevailed in a runoff election Tuesday and will be Altanta’s next mayor. Dickens came in second to the city council's current president, Felicia Moore, in a primary election in November that included 12... Read More

2021-12-01 13:45:11
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Omicron Keeps World Jittery as More Information Drips Out

TOKYO (AP) — The omicron variant kept a jittery world off kilter Wednesday as Japan further tightened travel restrictions, infections... Read More

TOKYO (AP) — The omicron variant kept a jittery world off kilter Wednesday as Japan further tightened travel restrictions, infections linked to the new version of the coronavirus popped up in more places and new evidence made clear the mutant... Read More

2021-11-30 23:02:56
by Dan McCue
FDA Panel Narrowly Approves Merck COVID-19 Pill

WASHINGTON — An advisory panel for the Food and Drug Administration narrowly approved the use of a COVID-19 pill manufactured... Read More

WASHINGTON — An advisory panel for the Food and Drug Administration narrowly approved the use of a COVID-19 pill manufactured by Merck. If the agency accepts the recommendation, molnupiravir would be the first drug Americans could be prescribed and take... Read More

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