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Creighton students' COVID vaccine mandate appeal dismissed

Creighton students' COVID vaccine mandate appeal dismissed

The Nebraska Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by a handful of Creighton University students seeking to be exempt from the school's COVID-19 vaccine mandate last year, arguing that getting the shots would violate their religious beliefs against abortion.

August 12th, 11:39 AM CDT
CDC drops quarantine, distancing recommendations for COVID

CDC drops quarantine, distancing recommendations for COVID

The nation’s top public health agency is relaxing its COVID-19 guidelines and dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.

August 11th, 2:13 PM CDT
J&J COVID vaccine factory forced to trash even more doses

J&J COVID vaccine factory forced to trash even more doses

Congressional panel leaders say an additional 135 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine from a troubled Baltimore factory will have to be destroyed due to quality problems.

August 11th, 2:13 PM CDT
Africa CDC in 'advanced' talks to obtain monkeypox vaccines

Africa CDC in 'advanced' talks to obtain monkeypox vaccines

Africa’s public health agency says the continent of 1.3 billion people still does not have a single dose of the monkeypox vaccine, but “very advanced discussions” are underway with at least two partners.

August 11th, 5:33 AM CDT
London kids to be offered polio shot after more virus found

London kids to be offered polio shot after more virus found

British health authorities say they will offer a polio booster dose to children aged 1 to 9 in London, after finding evidence the virus has been spreading in multiple regions of the capital despite not confirming any cases of the paralytic disease.

August 10th, 7:24 AM CDT
WHO: COVID-19 deaths fall overall by 9%, infections stable

WHO: COVID-19 deaths fall overall by 9%, infections stable

The World Health Organization says in its latest weekly pandemic report that the number of coronavirus deaths fell by 9% in the last week while new cases remained relatively stable.

August 10th, 9:54 AM CDT

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Shippers prepare for worst as Rhine levels near critical low

Shippers prepare for worst as Rhine levels near critical low

Shipping companies are preparing to halt the transport of goods on the Rhine as water levels in Germany’s biggest river near a critically low point.

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Dutch arrest man linked to currency mixer Tornado Cash

Dutch arrest man linked to currency mixer Tornado Cash

Dutch financial prosecutors say they have detained a man suspected of involvement in “concealing criminal financial flows and facilitating money laundering” through the virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash.

15 hrs 10 mins ago
Pipeline break spills 45,000 gallons of diesel in Wyoming

Pipeline break spills 45,000 gallons of diesel in Wyoming

A pipeline carrying diesel fuel has cracked open and spilled more than 45,000 gallons of diesel fuel in a rural area of eastern Wyoming.

August 12th, 1:04 PM CDT
In Biden's big bill: Climate, health care, deficit reduction

In Biden's big bill: Climate, health care, deficit reduction

The biggest investment ever in the U.S. to fight climate change.

August 12th, 12:04 AM CDT
Congress OKs Dems' climate, health bill, a Biden triumph

Congress OKs Dems' climate, health bill, a Biden triumph

A flagship Democratic economic bill is perched on the edge of House passage.

August 11th, 11:53 PM CDT
Judge revives Obama-era ban on coal sales from US lands

Judge revives Obama-era ban on coal sales from US lands

A federal judge has reinstated a moratorium on coal leasing from federal lands that was imposed under former President Barack Obama and then scuttled under former President Donald Trump.

August 12th, 2:09 PM CDT
Inflation Reduction Act may have little impact on inflation

Inflation Reduction Act may have little impact on inflation

With inflation raging near its highest level in four decades, Congress is poised to approve President Joe Biden’s signature Inflation Reduction Act.

August 12th, 1:29 PM CDT
Peloton cuts jobs, raises prices in bid for profitability

Peloton cuts jobs, raises prices in bid for profitability

Peloton is laying off almost 800 employees and raising prices for some of its equipment as part of its latest bid to make the business profitable and free up cash.

August 12th, 4:44 PM CDT

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