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New documents reveal concern among Capitol Police officers about others in the force after January 6

New documents reveal concern among Capitol Police officers about others in the force after January 6

A high-ranking Capitol Police officer, who was also a vocal Donald Trump supporter, told those under his command not to wear riot gear on January 6, according to internal documents reviewed by CNN that detail allegations submitted to an officer tip line. In this case, an unidentified Capitol Police lieutenant emailed the tip line to…MORE

Mississippi says Covid-19 deaths in pregnant women are rising — and it’s pleading with them to get vaccinated
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Mississippi says Covid-19 deaths in pregnant women are rising — and it’s pleading with them to get vaccinated

At least eight pregnant Mississippi women have died of Covid-19 since late July — none of them fully vaccinated — officials said, more than doubling the state’s pandemic total in just two months and spurring medical leaders to give this message: We’ve long known Covid-19 puts pregnant women at greater risk for severe disease. And…MORE

It’s premature to declare economic victory from the Covid crash
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It’s premature to declare economic victory from the Covid crash

In March 2020, the US economy faced the specter of a financial crisis and a full-blown depression as Covid-19 crippled American society. That nightmare scenario was avoided, in large part because of an unprecedented response from the federal government that included stimulus checks, small business loans and emergency credit programs. Later, the historically fast rollout…MORE

The planet is on a ‘catastrophic’ global warming path, UN report shows
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The planet is on a ‘catastrophic’ global warming path, UN report shows

The planet is careening toward warming of 2.7 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels — far above what scientists say the world should be targeting — according to a report on global emissions targets by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Scientists have said that the planet needs to slash 45% of its emissions by…MORE

Idaho’s struggle to keep up with Covid-19 surge puts pressure on Washington state hospitals
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Idaho’s struggle to keep up with Covid-19 surge puts pressure on Washington state hospitals

Idaho officials announced Thursday they’re preparing to ration hospital care due to the Covid-19 surge, and it was the last thing next-door Washington state’s top hospital advocate wanted to hear. “It’s terrible. I don’t know if people understand the gravity of the situation,” Cassie Sauer, chief executive of the Washington State Hospital Association, told CNN…MORE

Moderna’s vaccine is the most effective, but Pfizer and J&J also protect well, CDC-led study says
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Moderna’s vaccine is the most effective, but Pfizer and J&J also protect well, CDC-led study says

A head-to-head study of all three authorized coronavirus vaccines in the United States finds the Moderna vaccine is slightly more effective than Pfizer’s in real-life use in keeping people out of the hospital, and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine comes in third, but still providing 71% protection. Pfizer’s vaccine provided 88% protection against hospitalization, and…MORE

Snow Tha Product has proved her doubters wrong
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Snow Tha Product has proved her doubters wrong

Snow Tha Product is the socially-conscious raptress the world needs right now. Born Claudia Alexandra Feliciano in San Jose, California, to undocumented Mexican immigrant parents, the rapper is set to the judge the US Finals of Red Bull Batalla, the world’s largest Spanish rap battle, this weekend. Despite more than a decade in the music…MORE

Pence preps for potential 2024 presidential run amid rocky headlines about relationship with Trump
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Pence preps for potential 2024 presidential run amid rocky headlines about relationship with Trump

Mike Pence is adding staffers for his brand-new office in downtown Washington — inching closer to a possible White House run even as his standing worsens with former President Donald Trump and his base of supporters. The former vice president’s ramp-up comes as Trump appears to be making good on his declaration to Pence that…MORE

Investigation finds World Bank leaders pushed staffers to boost rankings for China and Saudi Arabia in high-profile reports
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Investigation finds World Bank leaders pushed staffers to boost rankings for China and Saudi Arabia in high-profile reports

The World Bank says it will stop publishing its annual Doing Business economic report after an independent investigation found bank leaders placed “undue pressure” on staffers to alter data to inflate the rankings for China and Saudi Arabia in 2018 and 2020 editions of the report. The bank commissioned the law firm WilmerHale to conduct…MORE

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