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The White House cited the "ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity" in the Xinjiang region of China. U.S. athletes will compete in the Olympics.
Dec. 6, 2021
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By the end of the month, workers in New York City must be vaccinated against COVID-19, but nationwide, federal vaccine rules are on hold due to numerous legal challenges.
Dec. 6, 2021
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A new report from the World Health Organization contains some encouraging numbers but also cause for concern, with both cases and deaths on the upswing last year. The pandemic is just one reason.
Dec. 6, 2021
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At least 17 people on board the Norwegian Breakaway tested positive for COVID-19, including one probable case of the omicron variant. The cruise line said that all confirmed cases are asymptomatic.
Dec. 6, 2021
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Sarah Gilbert helped develop the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. She says without more spending to fight emerging viral threats, the next pandemic could be more contagious and more lethal.
Dec. 6, 2021
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As the Supreme Court considers a case that could overturn Roe v. Wade, Texas enacted a new law imposing criminal penalties for those who prescribe medication abortions via telehealth or the mail.
Dec. 6, 2021
As China remains conservative with the virus, some of its ports are overloaded and understaffed.
Dec. 6, 2021
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"Santa, please bring ammo," Rep. Thomas Massie wrote as he posted the image of him and his family posing with guns in front of a Christmas tree.
Dec. 6, 2021
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Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement on Monday, saying the decision was designed to help head off the worsening coronavirus surge.
Dec. 6, 2021
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Supporters of the ordinance said the cannabis industry is experiencing a drop-off in business following a boom early in the COVID-19 pandemic and that a tax hike would result in higher prices.
Dec. 6, 2021
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Alexander & Hornung is recalling 17 different ham and pepperoni products over listeria concerns. Federal officials say customers should throw the food away — here's what to look for on the label.
Dec. 6, 2021
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One way or another, most phone calls these days involve the internet. Cybersecurity experts say that makes us vulnerable in ways we might not realize.
Dec. 6, 2021
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As the U.S. heads into midterm elections next year, the political right and the anti-vaccine movement are drawing ever-closer together — potentially at the cost of thousands of American lives.
Dec. 6, 2021
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Carbon offsets got a big boost from November's U.N. climate summit. New rules could make it easier for companies to pay for carbon-cutting projects in other countries, rather than doing it themselves.
Dec. 6, 2021
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Motown founder Berry Gordy, opera star Justino Díaz, singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, entertainer Bette Midler and television impresario Lorne Michaels were among those celebrated this weekend.
Dec. 6, 2021

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