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New York won't extend unemployment benefits to healthcare workers fired over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Clinicians work on intubating a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 10, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images New York will not extend unemployment benefits to most unvaccinated healthcare workers who are fired over the vaccine mandate. The mandate goes into effect Monday, making it necessary for healthcare workers in New York to be vaccinated against COVID-19. New York Governor Kathy Hochul is ready to call in the National Guard in ca...
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2 fringe doctors created the myth that ivermectin is a 'miracle cure' for COVID-19 - whipping up false hope that could have deadly consequences

Getty Images; Marianne Ayala/Insider Ivermectin is a wondrous, Nobel Prize-winning drug that is cheap and available around the world.The oral version - originally derived from a clump of Japanese dirt in the 1970s - has nearly eradicated infections that could otherwise have caused widespread blindness and disfigured people's limbs and genitals. Formulated as a lotion, ivermectin is safe enough to be administered as an over-the-counter treatment for head lice in kids.But ivermectin is n...
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Woman had life-saving surgery pushed back because Tennessee's hospitals are overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients

Clinicians work on intubating a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 10, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images A Tennessee woman's life-saving surgery was pushed back because the hospital is so overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients. "It's terrifying to experience a medical emergency during a pandemic," she wrote in a Washington Post guest essay. Tennessee is facing a surge in new cases, and has one of the lowest vaccination rates...
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Tropical Storm Nicholas threatens Gulf Coast with heavy rain

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicholas headed toward the Texas coast Sunday night, threatening to bring heavy rain and floods to coastal areas of Texas, Mexico and storm-battered Louisiana. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said a hurricane watch was issued for the central portion of the Texas coast with much of the state’s coastline now under a tropical storm warning. Nicholas is expected to approach the middle Texas coast late Monday and could bring heavy rain that could caus...
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Insureds Survive Motion to Dismiss Civil Authority Claim

    After suffering business losses due to a hurricane, the insured's Civil Authority claim survived the insurer's motion to dismiss. Pathology Lab. v. Mt. Hawley Ins. Co ., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 145129 (W.D. La. Aug. 3, 2021).      Hurricane Laura devastated Lake Charles, Louisiana causing severe damage to the insured property as well as other properties within a mile of the insured property. All seven electrical transmission line corridors feeding Lake Charles were catastrophically damaged ca...
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The US is averaging 100,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations for the first time since February

Clinicians work on intubating a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 10, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images The US is averaging over 100,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations a day for the first time since February. In the past two months, hospitalizations increased by nearly 500%, according to The New York Times. Deaths have climbed to 1,000 a day for the first time since March. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US is ave...
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Phil Valentine, the conservative radio host and vaccine skeptic, has died of COVID-19 after weeks battling the virus

A COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 10, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images Phil Valentine, conservative radio host and vaccine skeptic, has died after weeks of battling COVID-19. Valentine previously said his personal chance of dying from the virus was "way less than one percent." His family said he came to regret his views and told people to "PLEASE GO GET VACCINATED!" See more stories on Insider's business page. A well-known...
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A South Carolina GOP leader who called face masks an 'illusion' has died from COVID-19

Clinicians work on intubating a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on August 10, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images The leader of a South Carolina GOP group died from COVID-19 after making fun of masks. Pressley Stutts also cheered on unvaccinated doctors and criticized vaccine mandates. Then after landing in the ICU for treatment, Stutts called the coronavirus "hell on earth." See more stories on Insider's business page. The GOP leader...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Masks, US, Trends, Gop, South Carolina, Wuhan, Pressley, Lake Charles Louisiana, Mario Tama Getty, South Carolina GOP, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, Stutts, Coronavirus


3 leading COVID-19 experts say there isn't clear evidence that healthy, vaccinated people will need booster shots 8 months out

An Ohio resident receives the COVID-19 vaccine in March. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images On Wednesday, US officials recommended a booster shot eight months after a person's second jab. Three COVID-19 experts said they weren't sure this was the right strategy to curb the pandemic. Ultimately, they said, we need to vaccinate the unvaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. The federal government has recommended COVID-19 booster shots for all....
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3 leading COVID experts say there isn't clear evidence that healthy, vaccinated people will need booster shots 8 months out

An Ohio resident receives the COVID-19 vaccine in March 2021. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images US health officials said Wednesday that a booster shot is recommended eight months after a person's second shot. Three leading COVID-19 experts say they aren't sure this is the right strategy to curb the pandemic. Ultimately, they said, we need to vaccinate the unvaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. The federal government has officially recom...
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How smart-ring company Oura expanded its reach beyond Silicon Valley insiders

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:Oura's CEO explains how the company's smart ring became a favorite of companies looking to reopen;Anthem's Bryony Winn shares the insurer's approach to primary care;Louisiana is facing a dire surge of coronavirus cases that could overwhelm its healthcare system.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125....
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Louisiana is approaching a 'major failure' of its healthcare system as hospitals get dangerously close to capacity

Clinicians work to intubate a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on August 10, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images Hospitals are at least 70% full in all but one region in Louisiana. Several regions have just a handful of ICU beds left amid the state's dramatic COVID-19 surge. State health officials warn of catastrophic outcomes, such as patients being denied critical care. See more stories on Insider's business page. Eight months af...
Tags: Death, Science, News, Trends, Healthcare, New Orleans, Louisiana, Vaccines, John Bel Edwards, Edwards, Baton Rouge, South Central Louisiana, Neal, Lake Charles Louisiana, Central Louisiana, Mario Tama Getty


Envisioning safer cities with AI

UC Berkeley researchers developed a suite of AI tools that can automatically identify characteristics of every buildings in a city and compute the risks they would face during a natural hazard event. The team tested the tools with simulated earthquakes in San Francisco; and hurricanes in Lake Charles, Louisiana, the Texas coast, and Atlantic City, New Jersey. The simulations generated realistic spatial distributions of buildings and identified some building characteristics with 100% accuracy.
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Dad uses kayak to pick up kids from school amid flooding in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Lake Charles. La. Mayor Nic Hunter told reporters that the rainfall totals will probably meet the threshold for a 100-year event.       [Author: Storyful]
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More rain fell in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Monday than during the two damaging hurricanes last year

Torrential rain has fallen across portions of southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana on Monday leading to dangerous flash flooding across the region.
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More rain fell in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Monday than during the two damaging hurricanes last year

Torrential rain has fallen across portions of southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana on Monday leading to dangerous flash flooding across the region.
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10 Things in Politics: Cheney goes down swinging in Trump fight

Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Rep. Liz Cheney torched Trump and fellow Republicans who refuse to acknowledge he lostThere's a reason you might be having a hard time finding chicken wings, diapers, or a new carTrump's absence from the Virginia GOP's governor r...
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Three South Louisiana Men Sentenced for Violating Federal Firearms Laws

Three South Louisiana Men Sentenced for Violating Federal Firearms Laws LAFAYETTE, La. – -(AmmoLand.com)- Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that three men from South Louisiana were sentenced today for illegally possessing firearms by United States District Judge James D. Cain, Jr. Jaquan Smith, 27, of Houma, Louisiana, was sentenced to 24 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for illegal possession of an unregistered firearm. On October 10, ...
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The Louisiana City Struck by Two Hurricanes Last Year Is Suffering in This Week's Deep Freeze

On Monday night, the temperature in Lake Charles, Louisiana dipped to 14 degrees Fahrenheit (7.8 degrees Celsius), more than 30 degrees Fahrenheit (17.2 degrees Celsius) below average. Hours later, just before the sun rose on Tuesday morning, the city’s power supply abruptly shut off, taking the six local water plants…Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Storm, Tropical Cyclone, Atlantic Hurricanes, Laura, Hurricane Ike, Lake Charles Louisiana, Atlantic Hurricane, Atlantic Hurricane Season, Tropical Cyclones, Vortices, Louisiana city, Hurricane Delta, Geography Of The United States, Disaster Accident


Climate disasters in the US broke records in 2020. Scientists may now know why: Earth was the hottest it has ever been.

Sled dogs wade ankle-deep through water on top of a melting ice sheet in northwestern Denmark. Steffen Olsen/Danish Meteorological Institute NASA announced that 2020 was likely Earth's hottest year on record, just edging out 2016 (though the difference was small enough to consider it a tie). Last year brought a record-breaking hurricane season, extreme wildfires, heat waves, and flood-inducing storms to the US. The intensity of these climate disasters is, in part, linked to rising temperat...
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Quickening the Pace Despite Economic Rough Patches: Annual U.S. Home Price Appreciation Jumped to 8.2% in November

U.S. Home Price Index had the largest annual appreciation since March 2014HPI Forecast predicts home price growth to slow through November 2021 Irvine, CA – January 05, 2021 (BUSINESS WIRE) CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI) and HPI Forecast for November 2020. Nationally, home prices increased 8.2% in November 2020, compared with November 2019, marking the largest an...
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How Many Prosecutions For Illegally Owned Suppressors Happen in the USA?

How Many Prosecutions For Illegally Owned Suppressors Happen in the USA? U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Very few people are prosecuted for the illegal possession of silencers/suppressors in the United States. One of the problems in understanding the U.S. criminal justice system is records are dispersed. Records are kept in many different formats, and not easily searchable or sortable by offense. There are both federal and state crimes. The data is not all digitized. When it is, it is not all in sea...
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2020 as seen from space: Satellite images reveal wildfires, oil spills, hurricanes, and catastrophic explosions

Five tropical cyclones in the Atlantic basin on September 14, 2020. NOAA GOES-East Satellites orbiting Earth photographed the most devastating and world-changing events of the year from above. When wildfires engulfed Australia, protests erupted across the US, and a historic astronaut mission launched, satellites tracked it all. The 21 satellite images below also reveal oil spills, explosions, and pandemic lockdowns. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Anybody can see that ...
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Every region of the US suffered record-breaking extreme weather in 2020. Find yours on the map.

Nancy Allen and Brian Allen stand outside the house as high winds push smoke and ash from the Currowan Fire towards Nowra, New South Wales, Australia, January 4, 2020. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy Extreme wildfires, hurricanes, heat waves, and flood-inducing storms battered all regions of the US in 2020. The interactive map below shows the weather events and disasters that set records this year. As global temperatures rise, expect to see more extreme weather across all seven continents. Visit Bus...
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6 American oil executives were sentenced to prison time by a Venezuela judge

The Citgo Petroleum Corporation headquarters are pictured in Houston, Texas. Reuters Six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela were found guilty of corruption charges by a judge on Thursday. The so-called Citgo 6 were immediately sentenced to prison, barring them from returning home to their families in the United States. The executives, who are employees of the Houston, Texas-based Citgo refining company — which is owned by Venezuela's state oil company, PDVSA — were r...
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Shipping company provides 2,000 turkeys to families during San Pedro event

Port of Los Angeles Police organize turkeys at the USS Iowa in San Pedro on Friday, November 20, 2020. The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, donated 2,000 turkeys in coordination with the Port of Los Angeles. Pre-approved families were able to drive through and pick up their turkey and a bag of food all while maintaining COVID-19 safety protocol. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG) K-9 officer Jay Stearns loads turkeys into the trunk of a family car at the U...
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Powering Up in 2020: Annual U.S. Home Price Appreciation Jumped to Six-Year High in September, CoreLogic Reports

Up 6.7% in September, U.S. Home Price Index experienced the fastest annual acceleration since May 2014 HPI Forecast predicts home price growth will slow through September 2021 Irvine, CA – November 03, 2020 (BUSINESS WIRE) CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI) and HPI Forecast for September 2020. Nationally, home prices increased 6.7% in September 2020, compared wi...
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Hispanic families in Louisiana flee Hurricane Delta

As Hurricane Delta approaches, residents of a precarious mobile home neighborhood in southwest Lake Charles, Louisiana, packed their bags and evacuated the city following a mandatory order. Delta is scheduled to hit this area late Friday afternoon as a Category 3 hurricane, with sustained winds of around 115 miles per hour.
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Delta's landfall in Louisiana could be 1st time a major hurricane strikes same place twice

The Category 3 hurricane is expected to hit near Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Friday, just six weeks after the area was battered by...
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No masks and no back up measures: How the White House became ripe for an outbreak

President Donald Trump had just concluded a hurricane briefing with local officials in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in August when Republican Sen. John Kennedy approached the President with a request for autographs from local law enforcement officials.
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