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Mike Carey, endorsed by Trump, will win Ohio GOP special primary, CNN projects
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Mike Carey, endorsed by Trump, will win Ohio GOP special primary, CNN projects

Mike Carey, a coal lobbyist who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, will win the Republican special primary in Ohio’s 15th Congressional District, CNN projects. Carey’s win over a crowded primary field that included better-established candidates showcased Trump’s power within the party at a key moment. A week earlier, a Trump-endorsed candidate had lost…MORE

Canadian province will lift many restrictions a month before expected after hitting vaccination milestone
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Canadian province will lift many restrictions a month before expected after hitting vaccination milestone

With now at least 80% of eligible residents in Canada’s Manitoba province having received at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose, local health leaders said Tuesday they will implement the least restrictive health orders since the pandemic’s start — a month earlier than they expected. “Thanks to the remarkable efforts of Manitobans, we are now in…MORE

Jennifer Aniston on vaccines: ‘A lot of opinions don’t feel based in anything except fear’
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Jennifer Aniston on vaccines: ‘A lot of opinions don’t feel based in anything except fear’

Jennifer Aniston keeps her people close but her vaccinated people closer. In a new interview with In Style, the actress admitted she’s been strict about keeping vaccinated company in her circle, noting in the process that there’s a “large group of people” who “just don’t listen to the facts.” “It’s a real shame. I’ve just…MORE

More than $170,000 raised in 24 hours for mother and three kids facing eviction

More than $170,000 raised in 24 hours for mother and three kids facing eviction

On Monday, Dasha Kelly was facing eviction and didn’t know how she was going to pay her back rent. A day later, thanks to strangers, more than $170,000 has been raised so far for her and her three daughters. On Tuesday, Kelly sat on her couch, one of the last pieces of furniture left in…MORE

San Francisco to allow people who received the J&J vaccine to get a supplemental mRNA vaccine dose
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San Francisco to allow people who received the J&J vaccine to get a supplemental mRNA vaccine dose

People vaccinated with the one-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine will be able to receive a supplemental mRNA vaccine dose in San Francisco, the city’s health department said. San Francisco Department of Public Health officials said on Tuesday they were making an “accommodation” for those who have consulted with a physician. It is not a…MORE

Missouri governor pardons St. Louis couple who pointed guns at protesters
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Missouri governor pardons St. Louis couple who pointed guns at protesters

Missouri Republican Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday announced pardons for Patricia and Mark McCloskey, the St. Louis homeowners who pointed guns at protesters near their home last summer. The couple, who pleaded guilty in June to misdemeanor charges stemming from the incident, were among the 12 pardons that Parson granted last week, the governor’s office…MORE

Key findings of the Andrew Cuomo sexual harassment report — and what’s next
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Key findings of the Andrew Cuomo sexual harassment report — and what’s next

New York’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed 11 women and created a “hostile” work environment for women, a report released Tuesday by New York Attorney General Letitia James said. The damning findings of her civil review into the harassment allegations have created a political firestorm around Cuomo after what has already been a scandal-plagued…MORE

Former Minneapolis officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights want their federal cases separated from Derek Chauvin
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Former Minneapolis officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights want their federal cases separated from Derek Chauvin

Three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights filed motions Tuesday to separate their federal cases from that of Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in April on state murder charges in Floyd’s death. Former officer Tou Thao’s attorneys, Robert Paule and Natalie Paule, cited a number of reasons for the request,…MORE

‘This is pretty important, this right to vote’: Democratic Rep. Al Green arrested in protest to protect voting rights in DC

‘This is pretty important, this right to vote’: Democratic Rep. Al Green arrested in protest to protect voting rights in DC

Democratic Rep. Al Green of Texas was arrested in Washington, DC, on Tuesday while protesting outside the Supreme Court and the US Capitol building in an effort to protect the right to vote, the congressman told CNN. “We came for the purpose of protesting the voting rights that are being suppressed across the country,” Green…MORE

Judge temporarily blocks Texas order targeting transport of migrants
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Judge temporarily blocks Texas order targeting transport of migrants

A federal district judge in Texas temporarily blocked Texas Gov. Greg Abbott from implementing an executive order targeting the transport of migrants who are released from custody. The order, issued last Wednesday, was framed as a public health measure to address Covid-19, which is surging in Texas amid Abbott’s opposition to new mask mandates or…MORE

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