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26/11/2021
Npr: More veterans with PTSD will soon get help from service dogs. Thank the 'PAWS' Act ...
Service dogs have long helped veterans with vision or mobility problems. Now the PAWS Veterans Therapy Act will help connect specially trained dogs to some veterans with symptoms of traumatic stress. [Read more]
26/11/2021
Rt international: ‘Dark money' organization may have helped Biden win...
A shadowy non-profit known as the Voter Participation Center reportedly spent over $100 million ahead of the 2020 presidential election to attract hundreds of thousands of votes from tho [Read more]
26/11/2021
Cbs news: Black Friday sales on track for record high...
Holiday sales in November and December could top $200 billion, according to a forecast from Adobe. [Read more]
26/11/2021
New York times: Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, Is Dead at 91...
He was the theater's most revered and influential composer-lyricist of the last half of the 20th century and the driving force behind some of Broadway's most beloved and celebrated shows. [Read more]
26/11/2021
Voa news: Stocks, Oil Tumble on Virus Variant Fears, Safe Havens Gain...
Global stocks tumbled Friday and oil fell below $80 a barrel after news of a possibly vaccine-resistant coronavirus variant sent investors scurrying to the safety of bonds, the yen and the Swiss franc [Read more]
25/11/2021
Bbc: What I learned eating at 8,000 Chinese restaurants...
David R Chan's decades of dining at 8,000 Chinese eateries has taught him about America and himself. [Read more]
26/11/2021
Nbc news: Rep. Boebert apologizes after suggesting Rep. Omar mistaken for a terrorist in Capitol...
“Sad she thinks bigotry gets her clout," Omar said on Twitter after a video Boebert emerged. [Read more]
26/11/2021
Abc news: EU orders travel ban on South Africa to halt variant spread...
The European Union nations agreed to impose a ban on travel from southern Africa [Read more]
23/11/2021
Cnn: Support for gun control just hit its lowest point in almost a decade...
In the wake of the 2018 mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, a new generation of teen activists emerged who insisted that the old boombust cycle of gun control politics in this country was no mo [Read more]
26/11/2021
Fox news: Washington state seeks public's help in identifying a pair of brazen bank robbers...
Washington state police are asking for the public's help in identifying two serial bank robbers who have become increasingly violent and are believed to be behind more than half a dozen heists authori [Read more]
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27/11/2021
The policy will affect South Africa and seven other countries, senior administration officials said. The World Health Organization expressed concern about the new variant — called omicron. [Read more]
27/11/2021
A rare Roman mosaic is the latest discovery from a crack team of British archaeologists. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Russian authorities released the names of 51 people presumed dead after a devastating methane explosion in a coal mine in Siberia, believed to be the country's deadliest mining incident since 2010. [Read more]
27/11/2021
A long-awaited report by the Interior Department proposes reforms to the federal oil and gas leasing program, but doesn't end the practice, troubling environmentalists. [Read more]
27/11/2021
A version of this story appeared in CNN's Race Deconstructed newsletter. To get it in your inbox every week, sign up for free here. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Hundreds of FedEx packages were discovered discarded in a ravine Wednesday in Blount County, Alabama, some 40 miles northeast of Birmingham, according to the local sheriff's office. [Read more]
27/11/2021
After spending 43 years behind bars for a crime he said he didn't commit, a Missouri man's conviction has been set aside, according to a news release from Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Mary Johnson was on her way to a friend's home in Oso, Washington, the day before Thanksgiving, but she never made it. A year later, her disappearance remains a mystery. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Biden administration recommends overhaul of nation's oil and gas leasing program [Read more]
27/11/2021
No one in the home was involved in the argument outside. [Read more]
27/11/2021
The death of a Michigan State University student has prompted the school to suspend a fraternity he recently joined. [Read more]
27/11/2021
The Dow Jones Industrial Average sunk more than 900 points Friday over concerns of a new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa. [Read more]
27/11/2021
A lingering fear of coordinated large-scale robberies is rattling retailers, not only in major cities but in suburbs not normally targeted. [Read more]
27/11/2021
The long-awaited trial of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's confidant Ghislaine Maxwell gets underway Monday [Read more]
27/11/2021
U.S. stocks dropped sharply on Friday after WHO officials on Thursday warned of a new Covid-19 variant that's been detected in South Africa. [Read more]
27/11/2021
The new strain, classified by the WHO as a "variant of concern," is blamed for a surge of cases in South Africa and has sparked fears over its high number of mutations. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Ahmaud Arbery died in a "modern-day lynching" - locals say the spectre of racism is always present. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Ahmaud Arbery was chased and shot in a case that became a rallying cry to racial justice protesters. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Black Friday is back and Americans, flush with Covid cash, are going out to spend. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Flights from eight African nations to be blocked as new variant is classified as being "of concern". [Read more]
27/11/2021
COVID-19, rising inflation, polarizing politics - Americans are entering the holiday season with a wide range of worries, impacting the mental health of some. VOA's Veronica Balderas Iglesias reports on ways people can come together and safeguard their own mental health [Read more]
27/11/2021
In early October, a ruptured underwater pipeline spilled crude oil in the waters off the Southern California coast. Almost two months later, life in Huntington Beach is back to normal, but residents say the reputation of the tourist city has been damaged and businesses are still hurting. Genia Dulot reports [Read more]
27/11/2021
An exhibition that examines the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico has opened at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. The WallEl Muro: What Is a Border Wall? looks at the structure from the perspective of design and architecture, but also reflects its environmental, historical and symbolic impact. Maxim Moskalkov has the [Read more]
27/11/2021
All options are on the table in how to respond to Russia's 'large and unusual' troop build-up near Ukraine's border, and the NATO alliance will decide what the next move will be following consultations next week, the top U.S. diplomat for European affairs said Friday.   "As you can appreciate, all options are on the table, and there's [Read more]
27/11/2021
Scientists don't know how effective vaccines will be against the new variant flagged by a team in South Africa, which displays mutations that might resist neutralization. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Stocks and oil futures slumped, while investors sought safety in government bonds. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Scientists will meet with W.H.O. experts about a concerning variant as several countries have already restricted travel from the region. Here's the latest. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Drugmaker said it could develop a vaccine for the Omicron variant in 100 days, but government clearance could take longer. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Virginia Representative Abigail Spanberger sits down with Major Garrett for this week's edition of "The Takeout" to discuss what Democrats need to do for the midterm elections. [Read more]
27/11/2021
The composer and lyricist earned a Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015. [Read more]
27/11/2021
True-crime. Social justice. Impact. To miss it would be a crime. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Joe Biden pardoned two turkeys last week, but other less fortunate fowl ended up on his family's Thanksgiving plates, celebrities' calls to go vegan notwithstanding, as evidenced by the president's lavish holiday menu. br [Read more]
27/11/2021
American drugmaker Merck has stated that the latest data on its Covid-19 treatment showed the pill to be less effective than initially reported, just days before a panel meeting where US regulators will review the new drug. br [Read more]
27/11/2021
The US has imposed restrictions on incoming travel from South Africa and seven neighboring countries, in a bid to prevent the spread of the ‘Omicron' variant of Covid-19, according to media reports. br [Read more]
27/11/2021
A mall in Durham, North Carolina has been put on lockdown following reports of shots fired. Videos show customers fleeing in panic and waiting in shuttered stores on what is traditionally the biggest shopping day of the year. br [Read more]
27/11/2021
Protests in Iran turned violent as police cracked down on thousands of people who turned out to demand the revival of a river the government diverted to factories. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Waukesha parade suspect Darrell Brooks Jr. is being held on $5 million bail in a Wisconsin jail after allegedly mowing down dozens of people, including senior citizens and children, Sunday evening in his red Ford Escape. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Florida is reporting the lowest amount of coronavirus cases per capita in the nation after Gov. Ron DeSantis was widely criticized by media outlets for his handling of the virus. [Read more]
27/11/2021
Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim has died, according to reports. The composer was 91 years old. [Read more]