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CDC: 86% of Cases ae Omicron Subvariant BA.2

CDC: 86% of Cases ae Omicron Subvariant BA.2

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now report the sub-variant of Omicron known as BA.2 now accounts for 86% of all new cases in the U.S.

April 12th, 9:36 PM CDT
2021 was Deadliest Year on Record for U.S

2021 was Deadliest Year on Record for U.S

New data is showing that 2021 ended up being the deadliest year in U.S. history.

April 12th, 9:02 PM CDT by Remington Hernandez
Pandemic Babies Show Neurodevelopmental Differences, Study Shows

Pandemic Babies Show Neurodevelopmental Differences, Study Shows

CLEVELAND, Ohio - A new study found that babies born during the first year of the pandemic showed neurodevelopmental differences at six months of age. Cleveland Clinic Children’s pediatrician, Katherine Myers, M.D., who was not a part of the study,

April 12th, 11:33 AM CDT
Cabin Fever Becomes a Side Effect of COVID-19 as Intended Five Day Lockdown Stretches Into Week Three

Cabin Fever Becomes a Side Effect of COVID-19 as Intended Five Day Lockdown Stretches Into Week Three

SHANGHAI, China - Not only is there no cure for COVID-19, there's also still no cure for boredom. THAT NOISE -- IS people screaming and shouting out of frustration from the balconies of one of Shanghai's largest residential compounds..A five-day lock-down

April 12th, 10:48 AM CDT
Philadelphia to Restore Indoor Mask Mandates

Philadelphia to Restore Indoor Mask Mandates

The City of Philadelphia has become the first to re-instate mask requirements

April 11th, 9:42 PM CDT by Remington Hernandez
Parents, Doctors Sue over Transgender Treatment Plan

Parents, Doctors Sue over Transgender Treatment Plan

Two families with transgender teens and two physicians sued the state of Alabama Monday.

April 11th, 9:31 PM CDT by Remington Hernandez

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Alabama bond sale for mega prisons falls $200 million short

Alabama bond sale for mega prisons falls $200 million short

Alabama officials said they are moving forward with plans to build two supersize prisons despite a bond sale falling more than $200 million short of expectations.

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Crypto rules to make Europe a global leader as prices plunge

Crypto rules to make Europe a global leader as prices plunge

The European Union has agreed on new rules subjecting cryptocurrency transfers to the same money-laundering rules as traditional banking transfers.

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Supreme Court decision may slow transition to cleaner energy

Supreme Court decision may slow transition to cleaner energy

The Supreme Court ruling limiting the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants could have far-reaching consequences for the energy sector — and make it harder for the Biden administration to meet its goal of having the U.S. power grid run on clean energy by 2035.

7 hrs 55 mins ago
EXPLAINER: Why Court's EPA-climate change ruling matters

EXPLAINER: Why Court's EPA-climate change ruling matters

The Supreme Court’s new climate change ruling is likely to hinder the Biden administration’s plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by the end of the decade and make the electric grid carbon-free by 2035.

8 hrs ago
Spirit's delay allows airline bidding war time to play out

Spirit's delay allows airline bidding war time to play out

Shares of Spirit Airlines are rising after the budget airline postponed a vote on a merger with Frontier for the second time.

6 hrs 25 mins ago
Grads of first US Apple Developer Academy feted in Detroit

Grads of first US Apple Developer Academy feted in Detroit

The inaugural class of the Detroit Apple Developer Academy, a free program that teaches students the fundamentals of coding, design, marketing and project management, celebrated its unique accomplishment during a ceremony held Thursday.

8 hrs 40 mins ago
From stocks to crypto, a punishing six months for investors

From stocks to crypto, a punishing six months for investors

Americans with stock portfolios or retirement investment plans would likely prefer to forget the last six months.

10 hrs 15 mins ago
Delta pays $10.5 million to settle post office allegations

Delta pays $10.5 million to settle post office allegations

Delta Air Lines has agreed to pay $10.5 million to settle charges it falsified information about deliveries of international mail, including mail sent to U.S. soldiers overseas.

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