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May 14, 2021: Fully Vaccinated Americans May Go Maskless; Hidden Camera Sting Targeted FBI; GOP States Slash Jobless Benefits


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

If you’re fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, the US government says you no longer need to wear a face mask in most places. That’s great news for about one-third of the population, but everyone else still needs to hurry up and get the shot...


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May 13, 2021: Israel Vows More Gaza Attacks; US Acts On Worker Rights In Mexico; Sanders Lambastes Pentagon Contractors


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Israeli government officials vowed to continue their military attacks on Gaza as mob violence consumed the streets. As international leaders call for peace, the United States is sending a special envoy, for what it’s worth.

Meanwhile, the Biden administration is trying to flip the script on free trade deals...


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May 12, 2021: Israel Bombs Gaza Apartments; Judge Tosses NRA's Bankruptcy Filing; GA Prosecutors Call Atlanta Shooting Hate Crime


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Israeli forces continue to escalate violence against Palestinian civilians in Gaza, destroying a 13-story residential building with airstrikes, prompting a fresh wave of rocket fire from Hamas.

Meanwhile, a federal judge dismissed the NRA’s bankruptcy plea in court, dealing another blow to the corrupt gun-rights lobbying group...


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May 11, 2021: Israeli Violence Continues; Biden Moves to Restrict Unemployment; Trump-Era Trans Discrimination Lifted


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Israeli military and police forces continued their campaign of violence against Palestinians on Monday, killing somewhere around 20 people, including 9 children, after responding to sporadic rocket fire with several airstrikes...


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May 10, 2021: Israeli Police Crack Down on Protests; GOP Moves to Oust Cheney; Trump DOJ Snagged Reporter's Cell Records


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Israeli police brutally cracked down on protests over the weekend, further persecuting a Palestinian community already threatened by Israeli settlers trying to forcibly evict them from their homes...


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May 7, 2021: Florida Restricts Voting; Rio Police Commit Massacre; US Pandemic Case Numbers Falling


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Florida has become the latest state to pass Republican legislation making it harder for people to vote. Voter advocacy groups are already challenging the new law in court.

Meanwhile, Brazilian police committed a massacre in one of Rio’s largest favelas...


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May 6, 2021: US Supports Vaccine Patent Waiver; DOJ Will Appeal Evictions Ruling; Republicans Seek Cheney’s Ouster


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

In a boost for global health equity, the US changes its position on coronavirus vaccine patents. If all goes well, corporate property rights may soon come second to boosting vaccine production.

Meanwhile, a federal judge strikes down a federal moratorium on evictions during the pandemic...


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May 5, 2021: Workers Lose Big To Wage Theft; Bill Would Open COINTELPRO Records; Consumer Advocate Takes Over Student Loans


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

It’s an economic scourge that costs workers at least $15 billion a year. It’s called wage theft, and a new report explains why corporations keep getting away with it...


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May 4, 2021: Biden Boosts Refugee Cap Scientists; Say We Blew Our Shot at Herd Immunity; EPA Cracks Down on Gas


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

The Biden Administration announced that it would increase the country’s refugee admissions cap after weeks of criticism for continuing Trump’s barbaric policies.

Meanwhile, experts believe that thanks to vaccine skeptics and dangerous variants of the disease, the U.S. is unlikely to ever reach herd immunity from COVID-19...


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May 3, 2021: Biden Drops Trump's Secret Drone Rules; Vaccine The Only Shot Cops Won't Take; Austin Criminalizes Homelessness


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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

The Biden administration released the Trump administration’s secret set of rules for carrying out drone strikes, prompting new calls for him to end targeted killings once and for all.

Meanwhile, police departments across the country are struggling to get their cops to take the coronavirus vaccine, despite plentiful access...


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