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Employers Can (Mostly) Require Vaccines For Workers Returning To The Office

Friday, May 28, 2021

Guidance from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says employers can legally require workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine before returning to the office. But workers can claim exceptions.

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Ex-Penn State President Will Serve Jail Time In The Jerry Sandusky Child Abuse Scandal

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Graham Spanier must report to a Pennsylvania jail in July to serve at least two months behind bars. He must also serve two months of house arrest.

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Christine Wormuth Makes History As The 1st Female Secretary Of The Army

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The U.S. Senate confirmed Wormuth as Army secretary Thursday morning. She joins many other women in senior national security positions in the Biden administration.

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Europe Wants Social Media Giants To Do More To Stop Disinformation

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The executive branch of the European Union is asking Facebook, Google, Twitter and others to provide details on how they are responding to disinformation on their platforms.

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3 Reasons Why The Arrest Of A Journalist By Belarus Is Troubling

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

The arrest of journalist Roman Protasevich, who was seized from a flight that was forced down by Belarusian authorities, is being called an act of state terrorism and air piracy.

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U.S. Imposes Restrictions On Ethiopia And Eritrea Over Tigray Conflict

Monday, May 24, 2021

The conflict in northern Ethiopia's Tigray region began in early November. Thousands have died and close to 2 million people are reported to have been displaced.

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More Than 100,000 Haitian Immigrants Can Apply For An Extension To Stay In The U.S.

Monday, May 24, 2021

Eligible Haitians in the U.S. can apply for a new 18-month designation. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas cited security concerns, human rights abuses and poverty for the decision.

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World Leaders Call For Long-Term Resolution Of Gaza Conflict Following Cease-Fire

Friday, May 21, 2021

After 11 days of the worst fighting in the region since 2014, global leaders called for both sides to resolve the long-standing conflict to achieve lasting peace.

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Medical Team For Soccer Star Diego Maradona Charged In His November Death

Friday, May 21, 2021

The seven charged allegedly left the soccer legend in a worsening state following brain surgery in November, according to investigators.

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Twitter Relaunches Verification Check. Here's How To Apply For One

Thursday, May 20, 2021

The social media giant said it will again begin verifying certain accounts after putting the process on hold for more than three years.

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Top U.S., Russian Diplomats Met For First Time After New Sanctions Increased Tensions

Thursday, May 20, 2021

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov huddled on the sidelines of Arctic Council meetings in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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U.S. Ends Policy Of Denying Citizenship To Children Born Via IVF Or Surrogacy

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The State Department says its updated policy "takes into account the realities of modern families" and advances in reproductive technology.

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New York's Probe Into Trump Organization Is Now A Criminal Inquiry

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

If enough evidence is found, the Trump Organization could face criminal charges from two New York prosecutors: the New York state attorney general and the Manhattan district attorney.

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Mask Or No Mask? That Depends Where You Live

Friday, May 14, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says vaccinated people still must follow existing state, local or tribal laws on masks and social distancing.

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Ohio Wants To Make 5 People Millionaires — If They're Vaccinated

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is pitching the $1 million lottery drawing and school scholarships as a scheme to boost vaccination levels in the state.

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2 Years Later, Former White House Counsel Don McGahn Agrees To Testify

Thursday, May 13, 2021

The former Trump White House counsel will speak only to committee members in private, under an agreement negotiated by his attorneys, the committee and the Justice Department.

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South Carolina Governor Bans Mask Mandates

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster issued a coronavirus mandate preventing schools and local governments from creating mask mandates and requiring proof of vaccination.

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3 Fort Campbell Soldiers Charged In Scheme To Traffic Guns To Chicago

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Federal prosecutors charged three Army soldiers of lawfully purchasing 91 guns from licensed dealers in Tennessee and Kentucky, and then transferring them to Chicago.

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Social Media Hate Speech, Harassment 'Significant Problem' For LGBTQ Users: Report

Monday, May 10, 2021

LGBTQ social media users encounter hate speech and harassment at higher rates than all other identity groups at 64%, according to GLAAD's inaugural social media index report.

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After All-Night Session, Texas House Approves GOP-Backed Voting Restrictions Bill

Friday, May 07, 2021

The legislation was criticized by Democrats and voting rights advocates as "voter suppression." Republicans view it as "sensible election integrity legislation."

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