Avie Schneider

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'A Katrina-Scale Crisis': Austin Is Desperate For Help In Weather Disaster

Friday, February 19, 2021

The Texas weather calamity is an "absolutely awful nightmare," says City Council member Natasha Harper-Madison. "We're desperately waiting for state and federal cavalry to come a runnin'."

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Several Days Into The Texas Deep Freeze, Food Is Scarce

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Amid power and water shutdowns, the extreme cold is disrupting the food supply. Customers are finding empty grocery shelves across Texas and people desperate to stock up are forming long lines.

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Stacey Plaskett: Trump Trial Needed 'More Senators With Spines, Not More Witnesses'

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Plaskett, a House manager in former President Trump's Senate trial, defends the decision not to call witnesses. "As all Americans believed at that moment, the evidence was overwhelming," she says.

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Biden Says U.S. Won't Lift Sanctions Before Iran Returns To Nuclear Deal

Sunday, February 07, 2021

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, said Sunday that all U.S. sanctions must end before Tehran will return to its commitment under the 2015 nuclear accord.

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Chicago Reports Tentative Deal With Teachers Union To Reopen Schools

Saturday, February 06, 2021

The teachers union said "there is no agreement yet" but a framework its members must review. The city said it's planning for pre-K and special education programs to resume in person this week.

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Myanmar Blocks Facebook, Twitter As Anti-Coup Protests Grow

Saturday, February 06, 2021

Days after a coup and the detention of Aung San Suu Kyi and other elected leaders, the country's military is moving to strangle free speech by shutting down access to social media sites.

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Vaccination Confusion: How A Florida Reporter Helped Anxious Seniors Get Their Shots

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Sudden demand flooded a county website and its phone lines. So CD Davidson-Hiers found herself in the middle of the chaos, fielding calls from residents eager to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Game Back On: GameStop Stock Rebounds As SEC Warns Against Market Manipulation

Friday, January 29, 2021

The video game retailer's shares shoot up, the online broker Robinhood struggles for cash and securities regulators issue a stern warning for anyone trying to game the market.

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GameStop Stock Mania: Why Everyone Is Talking About It And Many Are Worried

Thursday, January 28, 2021

GameStop has seen its stock soar, driven higher by a group of amateur day traders on Reddit, who are taking on Wall Street hedge funds. The frenzy has gotten the attention of regulators and lawmakers.

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Biden's Push Against Housing Discrimination Must Go Beyond HUD, Researcher Says

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Andre Perry of Brookings says discrimination against communities of color also involves lenders, zoning laws and other issues in which the Department of Housing and Urban Development is less involved.

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New Zealand Records 1st Suspected COVID-19 Community Case Since November

Sunday, January 24, 2021

A 56-year-old woman who had traveled to Spain and the Netherlands for work late last year has tested positive for the coronavirus. It's New Zealand's first probable community transmission in months.

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Fauci Relishes A 'Hallelujah' Moment

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci, now President Biden's chief medical adviser on COVID-19, says he rejoiced when the new president said that "science and truth" would guide the nation's policies toward the pandemic.

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DNC Chairman Jaime Harrison Wants To Build The 'Next Generation' Of Democratic Talent

Friday, January 22, 2021

With President Biden and other Democratic leaders in their 70s and 80s, the new chairman of the Democratic National Committee says recruiting younger candidates will be among his top priorities.

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'Black Boxes,' Wreckage Located In Indonesia Air Crash; No Signs Of Survivors

Sunday, January 10, 2021

Authorities said they know the location of the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder of the Boeing 737-500 that went down in the Java Sea with 62 people on board.

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Morocco Becomes Latest Arab Country To Normalize Ties With Israel

Thursday, December 10, 2020

It's the fourth such pact brokered by the Trump administration in recent months between Israel and Arab countries in the Middle East and Africa.

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Minneapolis Shifts $8 Million In Police Funding, But Keeps Force At Current Level

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The City Council votes to expand other services, including violence prevention and mental health crisis response teams. But, facing a veto threat, it rejects proposed cuts in the police force.

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Airbnb Now A $100 Billion Company After Stock Market Debut Sees Stock Price Double

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The short-tem rental company says it's actually seeing an increase in its business because people are less inclined to stay at hotels and are choosing to "work from any home" during the pandemic.

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Boeing Lands 1st 737 Max Order Since Troubled Plane Was Cleared To Fly Again

Thursday, December 03, 2020

Just two weeks ago, U.S. regulators cleared Boeing's 737 Max to fly following the deadly crashes of two of the planes in 2018 and 2019. Now Boeing is reporting an order for 75 of the aircraft.

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Losing Jobless Benefits Is Not Only Stressful, It Might Be Harmful To Health

Thursday, December 03, 2020

Those getting jobless benefits had fewer symptoms of depression and lower anxiety, according to a new study. But losing that aid could result in deaths that are not directly from the coronavirus.

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Enough Already: Multiple Demands Causing Women To Abandon Workforce

Friday, October 02, 2020

Women left jobs at four times the rate of men in September. The burden of parenting and running a household while also working a job has created a pressure cooker environment that's pushing women out.

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