Avie Schneider

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The Republican Texas governor, who has been fully vaccinated and has no symptoms, "will isolate in the Governor's Mansion and continue to test daily," his office announced.

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As South Florida Grieves Condo Victims, Miami Beach Cancels Its July 4th Celebrations

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The city of Miami Beach is cancelling its fireworks and other July 4th festivities out of respect for the families and victims of the condominium collapse in neighboring Surfside, Fla.

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Rescue Teams Hold Out Hope Of Finding Survivors In Florida Condo Collapse

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

It's been nearly a week since part of the building in Surfside, Fla., collapsed. "We still remain hopeful because that's who we are," says Leon Roy Hausmann, a representative of one rescue group.

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An 11-Minute Flight To Space Was Just Auctioned For $28 Million

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos is going up July 20 on a rocket made by his space exploration company Blue Origin. So is his brother. And now a mystery bidder has won an auction to join them.

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The CDC's No. 2 Official Says The U.S. Isn't Ready For Another Pandemic

Friday, June 04, 2021

The United States wasn't ready for the pandemic "and we have a lot of work to do to get better prepared for the next one," says Dr. Anne Schuchat, who is retiring after 33 years at the agency.

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Half Of States Are Ending Pandemic Jobless Aid Early, And The Economy Could Suffer

Thursday, June 03, 2021

Citing a severe shortage of workers, half of the nation's governors have decided to end extra federal jobless benefits months early. But an economist says that will set back households and businesses.

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Why The U.S. Thinks A Lab In Wuhan Needs A Closer Look As A Possible Pandemic Source

Thursday, May 27, 2021

With the focus shifting again to a Wuhan, China, lab, Dr. Céline Gounder, a COVID-19 adviser to the Biden transition team, says it's important to find the pandemic's origins to prevent the next one.

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Pipeline Companies Will Have To Report Cyberattacks To The Government

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Pipeline and other key infrastructure companies aren't currently required to report ransomware attacks, so "we don't really understand how bad the problem is," says a former cybersecurity official.

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6 Tips For Getting Your Dog Ready For Your Return To The Office

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

As people get back to in-person work, it may be a difficult transition for dogs and their owners. One tip from a veterinarian: Don't make a big deal about leaving and coming back home.

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Why You Should Celebrate World Bee Day Today

Thursday, May 20, 2021

The U.N. has designated May 20 as the day to celebrate these famous pollinators. "There are 20,000 species of bees around the world and a lot of these bees are in decline," says bee expert Hien Ngo.

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Families Say The Gaza Violence Is Taking An Immense Mental Toll On Their Kids

Thursday, May 20, 2021

After shrapnel struck where his young son plays, a father in the Gaza Strip says his neighbors are traumatized by the violence: "We just don't want to die under the rubble of our houses."

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Andrew Brown Jr. Did Not Use Vehicle As A Weapon Against Deputies, Attorney Says

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

An attorney for Andrew Brown Jr.'s family is disputing a North Carolina prosecutor's contention that Brown used his vehicle as a deadly weapon against deputies who fatally shot him.

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Biden Tells Netanyahu He Expects Israel To Significantly De-Escalate By Today

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

As the battle between Israel and Hamas enters its 10th day, President Biden pressed Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to de-escalate the fighting "on the path to a ceasefire," the White House says.

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When Your Company Is Named Covid, You've Heard All The Jokes

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Covid Inc. in Tempe, Ariz., has been selling audiovisual equipment for decades, but in the past year, some visitors stop by for an altogether different reason: They're looking for a COVID-19 test.

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Adolescents Can Get Routine Immunizations With Their COVID Shots, CDC Advisers Say

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Children's immunizations dropped dramatically during the pandemic, and health officials are eager to get kids caught back up on their routine shots before they return to school.

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'Disaster Girl,' The Stuff Of Memes, Sells For Nearly $500,000 As NFT

Friday, April 30, 2021

Zoë Roth was just 4 when her dad took a picture of her standing in front a burning house. That photo launched uncounted memes, and now the original copy has sold at auction as a nonfungible token.

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Law Professor: Police Hold 'Extraordinary' Power Over Black People In Traffic Stops

Friday, April 16, 2021

Those who don't immediately stop for police are committing "contempt of cop. And bad officers will make you pay for that," law professor Paul Butler argues.

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Addressing Racial Divides In Health Care Seen As Key To Boosting Black Vaccination

Thursday, March 18, 2021

In many states, there are racial disparities in who has received a COVID-19 vaccine. A public health advocate says lack of health care access is a bigger impediment than a hesitancy to get vaccinated.

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Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance Jr., Who Is Investigating Trump, Won't Seek Reelection

Friday, March 12, 2021

Last month, Vance's office received the former president's tax returns after a years-long battle, after the Supreme Court paved the way for a New York grand jury to obtain and review the documents.

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'The Essence Of Truth': A Doctor's Photos Document The COVID-19 Crisis In The ER

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Dr. Scott Kobner is the chief emergency room resident at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. His black-and-white photos show the suffering, anxiety and chaos unfolding in overrun COVID units.

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