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27/10/2021
Npr: Cigarette sales went up last year for the first time in 20 years...
The Federal Trade Commission says sales in 2020 were up slightly, and analysts say the increase was due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the gain looks unlikely to represent a long-term trend. [Read more]
27/10/2021
Rt international: ‘Other live rounds' suspected on Baldwin set, sheriff says, but ‘too early' to comment on potential char...
Santa Fe County Sheriff Adan Mendoza has said there were likely “other live rounds' on the ‘Rust' movie set, where actor Alec Baldwin shot and killed a cinematographer during filming [Read more]
27/10/2021
Cbs news: Bride gets special wedding dress for groom, who is blind...
"When I was feeling the dress, it was just creating this image of an angel in my brain, it was just beautiful," Anthony Ferraro said. [Read more]
27/10/2021
New York times: Merck Will Share Formula for Its Covid Pill With Poor Countries...
The company announced a licensing deal that will allow the drug, molnupiravir, to be made and sold cheaply in 105 developing nations. [Read more]
27/10/2021
Voa news: US State Department Issues First ‘X-Gender' Passport...
The U.S. State Department announced Wednesday it has issued the first U.S. passport with an X-gender marker for non-binary, intersex, and gender non-conforming persons. In a release posted to the de [Read more]
27/10/2021
Bbc: Wikileaks: US begins legal appeal to extradite Assange...
Lawyers for the US say a judge who blocked Julian Assange's extradition was misled by a psychiatrist. [Read more]
27/10/2021
Nbc news: Some immunocompromised people can receive a 4th Covid shot, CDC says...
The CDC says a fourth Covid vaccine booster dose can be used for immunocompromised people. Guidelines for receiving a fourth Covid vaccine are on the CDC website. [Read more]
27/10/2021
Abc news: America 'on fire': Facebook watched as Trump ignited hate...
Internal Facebook documents reveal a country lit “on fire” in the days after controversial social media posts from then-President Donald Trump last year [Read more]
27/10/2021
Cnn: Intelligence leaders defend diversity efforts in face of Republican attacks...
The Biden administration's most senior intelligence officials defended their push to boost diversity in the ranks of the intelligence community in a congressional hearing on Wednesday, amid attacks fr [Read more]
27/10/2021
Fox news: Dr. Marc Siegel: Vaccinate your kid? This COVID conversation belongs in your doctor's office...
No child is too young to learn this central public health lesson: the only way out of this or any pandemic is to decrease the amount of circulating virus or susceptible hosts to the point where the vi [Read more]
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28/10/2021
A new documentary goes behind the walls of the deadly 1971 uprising. emAttica emfilmmaker Stanley Nelson and former prisoner Arthur Harrison reflect on the five-day revolt, and its lasting legacy. [Read more]
28/10/2021
After a lawsuit, the Biden administration promised earlier this year that it would make the documents more inclusive for people who identify as nonbinary, intersex and gender non-conforming. [Read more]
28/10/2021
The new policy follows up on the tech giant's August announcement that it would take a number of steps aiming to protect minors' privacy. It is intended for cases in which the subject is under 18. [Read more]
28/10/2021
Agents will avoid making arrests or conduct searches at sensitive locations "to the fullest extent possible," according to a memo from DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. [Read more]
28/10/2021
A John Deere worker who was walking to the picket line Wednesday in Milan, Illinois, was struck and killed by a car, according to the United Autoworkers Union. [Read more]
28/10/2021
The high-profile trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was delayed multiple times before kicking off last month. Now there are questions about whether there will be enough jurors to get through the second half of the trial. [Read more]
28/10/2021
Hundreds of thousands of New Englanders were dealing with power outages and debris cleanup Wednesday after a nor'easter strengthened into a "bomb cyclone" and tore through the region, downing trees and power lines with winds that sometimes reached hurricane strength. [Read more]
28/10/2021
Attorney General Merrick Garland defended his memo responding to threats aimed at school officials, pushing back on pointed criticism from Republicans at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday. [Read more]
28/10/2021
The remains of an 8-year-old boy were found in a Houston home, left with his abandoned siblings. His mother and her boyfriend were arrested. [Read more]
28/10/2021
Nearly 600,000 customers are without power in New England in the wake of a powerful, record-breaking nor'easter. [Read more]
28/10/2021
A union leader said the 56-year-old worker made the "ultimate sacrifice." [Read more]
28/10/2021
Petitioners in the judicial inquiry concerning Eric Garner's death are calling for the firing of NYPD officials involved in the incident who are testifying. [Read more]
28/10/2021
A Black Lives Matter chapter in Washington is demanding that a white county sheriff resign after he accused a Black news carrier of threatening to kill him [Read more]
28/10/2021
David Halls told investigators that he did not look at each individual round of ammunition in the gun during his safety check last week. [Read more]
28/10/2021
The White House had hoped to get to an agreement on the overall bill before Biden leaves this week for meetings in Europe. [Read more]
28/10/2021
The Mount Tabor Indian Community and a Grapevine, Texas, statue show a failure to vet claims to Indigenous nation status, federally recognized tribal leaders say. [Read more]
28/10/2021
The visit follows renewed attention on indigenous children who died at residential schools. [Read more]
28/10/2021
In a new book, Huma Abedin says she was assaulted after a senator invited her into his home. [Read more]
28/10/2021
The former US education secretary was convinced Theranos's blood tests were a "game changer". [Read more]
28/10/2021
New Mexico authorities are so far refusing to rule out bringing criminal charges in the case. [Read more]
28/10/2021
The top U.S. military officer has confirmed reports that China tested a hypersonic weapons system, calling the test a “very concerning' development reminiscent of when Russia launched the world's first artificial satellite in the 1950s. “What we saw was a very significant event of a test of a hypersonic weapon system. And it is very [Read more]
28/10/2021
Iran said Wednesday it would resume talks with world powers about its nuclear development program by the end of November.  The U.S. State Department is aware of the reports but did not have "any further details," a spokesman said, about new negotiations from the other parties to the 2015 international pact aimed at curbing Tehran's nuc [Read more]
28/10/2021
The State Department is creating a new Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy to focus on tackling cybersecurity challenges at a time of growing threats from opponents. There will also be a new special envoy for critical and emerging technology, who will lead the technology diplomacy agenda with U.S. allies. On Wednesday, Secretary of [Read more]
28/10/2021
Reports of dramatically reduced immigration enforcement inside the United States have prompted cheers from rights advocates and derision from critics of the Biden administration who are already incensed over record migration to the U.S.-Mexico border. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that arrests of undocumented immigrants inside th [Read more]
28/10/2021
The founder of the Hastings College of the Law masterminded the killings of hundreds of Native Americans. The school, tribal members and alumni disagree about what should be done now. [Read more]
28/10/2021
Gen. Mark A. Milley said the Chinese test of a hypersonic missile “has all of our attention.' [Read more]
28/10/2021
The party is stepping up its attacks on the safety net measure that Democrats are shaping entirely on their own. [Read more]
28/10/2021
President Biden wants Democrats to unite behind his budget agenda before he leaves Washington on Thursday for a series of global conferences, but crucial details remain unresolved. [Read more]
28/10/2021
Investigators in New Mexico have revealed their initial findings into a deadly movie-set shooting that involved actor Alec Baldwin. CBS News security and law enforcement analyst James Gagliano broke down the findings with CBSN's Tanya Rivero. [Read more]
28/10/2021
Start your Christmas shopping now, before Amazon's picks for the best toys of 2021 sell out [Read more]
28/10/2021
"That's not who I am. I'm about tolerance, love and inclusivity," the Colombian singer said. [Read more]
28/10/2021
Preview: Hillary Clinton's key aide for 25 years, Abedin talks with Norah O'Donnell about her marriage to Rep. Anthony Weiner during his sexting scandals, and whether his behavior contributed to Clinton's election loss. [Read more]
28/10/2021
A Halloween-themed ad from Twix has critics accusing the candy manufacturer of ‘ruining' the holiday with a woke and confusing message on boys wearing dresses that has little to do with the celebration – or the product advertised. br [Read more]
28/10/2021
A white senior hospital executive who lost his job in a push to diversify its leadership team has won a $10 million lawsuit, with a federal jury agreeing that his employers fired him based on his race. br [Read more]
28/10/2021
The Democrat-led Illinois Senate has voted to repeal a law requiring a parent to be notified at least 48 hours before their child has an abortion. The bill heads to the House for passage, and Governor JB Pritzker also approves. br [Read more]
28/10/2021
Republican lawmakers have savaged Attorney General Merrick Garland for doubling down on a memo pitting the federal government against parents criticizing school boards. The GOP accused Garland of waging “political retribution' br [Read more]
28/10/2021
New York's Democratic Governor Kathy Hochul is facing criticism for a maskless photo posted from a Broadway play showing her posing maskless with several other people. [Read more]
28/10/2021
The IIHS has developed a new side-impact crash test and only one small SUV received a good rating in the first round of testing. [Read more]
28/10/2021
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY., said that she will vote against her party's infrastructure bill if it comes to a vote Thursday because Democrats have not provided enough details on what will be in the larger social spending bill. [Read more]
28/10/2021
A ransomware gang believed to operate out of Russia says it hacked the National Rifle Association [Read more]