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Mandate

White House Withdraws Mandate for Larger Employers

Posted: January 28, 2022 at 1:27 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics, U.S.

The Biden White House withdrew its mandate for larger companies two weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) from enforcing private employers to mandate coronavirus vaccines on employees. The Supreme Court claimed that OSHA exceeded its authority to protect workers. The U.S. Department of Labor released a statement on Tuesday […]

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Colin Powell

Colin Powell, Trailblazing General Dies of COVID-19 Despite Vaccine

Posted: October 18, 2021 at 9:14 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, TRENDING, U.S.

Colin Powell, the first Black U.S. secretary of state and the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff died on Monday morning at 84 from COVID-19 complications. A statement posted on Powell’s Facebook page by his family said that he suffered from complications of COVID-19, despite being “fully vaccinated.” Powell was receiving treatment at Walter Reed National […]

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Economic

Early Signs Show US Economic Recovery is Slowing

Posted: October 13, 2021 at 4:20 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news

The world economy is beginning to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, but expected growth forecasts and early warning signs are becoming more and more prominent. On Tuesday, the International Monetary Fund downgraded the United States’s expected growth forecast by a whole percentage point to 6%, the biggest decrease for any G7 economy. One of the biggest issues […]

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Mask Mandate

Mask Mandate War As Public Health Collide with Politics

Posted: September 9, 2021 at 9:57 pm   /   Article, news, U.S.

In the United States, the concept of mask mandate was met with acceptance or anxiety, depending on which parts of the country believed in the direction of medical professionals or the opinions of elected officials. Different masking and mitigation policies designed to “stop the spread” in states led to varying degrees of coronavirus infections at […]

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India

Tragedy Grips India as COVID-19 Cases Reach New Records

Posted: May 6, 2021 at 9:43 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, TRENDING, WORLD

Overwhelmed hospitals in India are running out of beds and oxygen as the COVID-19 crisis ravages the world’s second most-populated country.  According to Johns Hopkins University, the nation broke its records for the highest number of deaths and new infections in a 24-hour period between Wednesday and Thursday. The country suffered 412,000 new cases and […]

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Crisis

Weekend Review: Crisis in Nigeria Worsens with More Violent Abductions

Posted: March 14, 2021 at 9:33 am   /   AFRICA, Article, FEATURED STORIES, TRENDING, U.S., WORLD

Thursday night, gunmen overtook the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation in Kaduna state, Nigeria and reportedly kidnapped 39 students. The army was able to rescue 180 students after receiving a distress call from the school during the crisis. Dozens of students were unfortunately taken from the school after an exchange of weapon fire. No group […]

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2020

2020 Biggest Stories That Took Our Breath Away

Posted: December 31, 2020 at 3:13 am   /   FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

COVID-19 The world spent the entirety of 2020 in the grips of the coronavirus pandemic. But Americans demanded the right to live free of lockdowns, even if it meant death for them or others.   COVID-19 is believed to have originated in China with a case of illness that occurred last November. Since then, the virus […]

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Weekend Review: SCOTUS Rejection Enrages Trump

Posted: December 13, 2020 at 11:04 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics, TRENDING, U.S.

The US Supreme Court has rejected an extraordinary attempt to dismiss election results in four crucial states. The lawsuit, filed by the state of Texas, was backed by President Trump and sought to invalidate results in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. President-elect Joe Biden won those elections and state courts upheld the individual wins. The […]

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COVID-19

As COVID-19 Vaccines Approach WHO Cautions Against Remdesivir

Posted: November 24, 2020 at 2:40 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, U.S., WORLD

Last week Pfizer and German partner BioNTech became the first companies to seek emergency authorization for the COVID-19 (Coronavirus, 2019) vaccines in the United States. Data released on November 9th showed the vaccine they are working on being quite effective. Shortly after, Moderna also announced similar results providing a major step forward in the battle against the […]

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Panic for Profit: Activist Uncovers Pritzker Conflict of Interests

Posted: November 17, 2020 at 6:46 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, Politics, U.S.

Allan Max Axelrod and the #NoAmerenShutoffs campaign have made major progress in the fight to keep utilities on for the people of Illinois during the pandemic. The state is surging in Covid-19 cases and mortalities while Governor JB Pritzker remains silent on extending an eviction moratorium and enacting a mandatory moratorium on utility shutoffs. Axelrod […]

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