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A New Law In California Aims To Protect Workers At Retail Warehouses Like Amazon's

Thursday, September 23, 2021

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 701 on Wednesday. It aims to address the impact of speed quotas on warehouse worker injuries and health.

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Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro Remains Defiant On COVID-19 And The Environment At The U.N.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

So far, the president's trip to New York City for the United Nations General Assembly appears to be anything but a success for Brazil or the country's image after a series of blunders early this week.

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Johnson & Johnson Says Its Booster Shot Provides Increased Protection From COVID-19

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Johnson & Johnson shared data from its Phase 3 trial of the company's booster shot on Tuesday. The data showed a booster shot at six months provided a 12-fold increase in antibodies.

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Sarah Dash, Singer And Co-Founder Of Labelle, Dies At Age 76

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Sarah Dash is best remembered as the singer and co-founder of the all-female singing group Labelle, best known for their 1974 hit "Lady Marmalade."

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COVID Vaccine For Kids Ages 5 To 11 Is Safe And Effective, Pfizer Says

Monday, September 20, 2021

Pfizer and BioNTech say that early trial results show their vaccine established a strong antibody response against the coronavirus. FDA review is still needed.

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In Texas, Officials Are Reporting A Surge Of Migrants At The Southern Border This Week

Friday, September 17, 2021

Texas officials call it a "historic surge." Thousands of new arrivals, largely from Haiti, are straining an already overstretched system, and more are on the way.

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Alaska's Largest Hospital Says The Strain Of COVID Is Forcing It To Ration Care

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Hospitals in Alaska, Idaho and Nevada are reporting a crush of new coronavirus cases and limited medical staff, forcing some facilities to prioritize resources.

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U.S. Soccer Is Offering The Same Contracts For Its Men's And Women's Teams

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The U.S. Soccer Federation is offering the men's and women's senior national teams the same pay structure, years after the women's team filed a major lawsuit over equal pay concerns.

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The Justice Department Wants A Federal Judge To Block Texas' New Abortion Ban

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to temporarily block the new Texas abortion ban while its lawsuit against the state continues.

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Hurricane Nicholas Makes Landfall In Texas. Residents Are Bracing For Possible Floods

Monday, September 13, 2021

Nicholas strengthened into a hurricane before making landfall early Tuesday. The storm will trigger "considerable flash and urban flooding," the National Hurricane Center says.

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A N.Y. Hospital Will Stop Delivering Babies As Workers Quit Over A Vaccine Mandate

Monday, September 13, 2021

Lewis County General Hospital in upstate New York is pausing maternity services later this month after dozens of staff members quit because they refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

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The FBI Releases New Video Of The Person Who Planted Bombs Before The Capitol Riot

Thursday, September 09, 2021

The FBI is asking the American public to review the new information and come forward with any information about the possible identity of the bomb-maker.

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20 Years Later, 2 More 9/11 Victims Have Been Identified Using New Technology

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

Two victims of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, were recently identified through DNA analysis.

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Responders Are Gaining On The Caldor Fire, But Now They've Got New Blazes To Battle

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

More containment on the fire near Lake Tahoe means that some residents have been able to return, but a rash of new "suspicious" fires erupted over Labor Day weekend, officials say.

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Here Are 3 Pivotal Moments In Workers' History To Remember This Labor Day

Saturday, September 04, 2021

From a deadly factory fire to a presidential showdown with strikers, these major labor events became central to U.S. history, the modern labor movement and the rights afforded to workers.

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The East Coast Begins To Clean Up After Historic Storm Ida Kills 48 People

Friday, September 03, 2021

After a major storm hit the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, with heavy rain, flash floods and tornadoes, multiple states now turn their attention to recovery.

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Ida Brings Historic Flooding To The Northeast, Killing More Than 40 People

Thursday, September 02, 2021

Record-breaking levels of rainfall in New York City, parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania flooded roadways and affected travel throughout Wednesday evening into Thursday.

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Satellite Photos Show Louisiana Coast Is Still Dealing With Major Flooding Post-Ida

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Days after Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana, local officials are still wading through floodwaters and heavy debris in continued efforts to help residents who stayed behind.

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Texas Law That Bans Abortion Before Many Women Know They're Pregnant Takes Effect

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

The law also allows private citizens to sue abortion providers and anyone else who helps a woman obtain an abortion, including those who give a woman a ride to a clinic.

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High Gun Sales And More Time At Home Have Led To More Accidental Shootings By Kids

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Accidental gunshot deaths by children handling a gun were higher in March through December 2020 than during that same time in 2019. Researchers think 2021 will be worse.

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