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Carl Nassib of Las Vegas Raiders is first active NFL player to announce he is gay

Carl Nassib, a defensive lineman with the Las Vegas Raiders, became the first active NFL player in league history to announce that he is gay.
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Covid variant appears to cause hospitalization spike in a Missouri city, expert says

Health officials are pouring their effort into convincing those still hesitant to get vaccinated against Covid-19, but none of the strategies appear to be a "Hail Mary pass" to get the US to reach President Joe Biden's vaccination goal and curb spreading variants.
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The dangerous Delta variant and low vaccination rates are to blame for a six-fold increase in hospitalizations in Springfield, Missouri, an expert says

Health officials are pouring their effort into convincing those still hesitant to get vaccinated against Covid-19, but none of the strategies appear to be a "Hail Mary pass" to get the US to reach President Joe Biden's vaccination goal and curb spreading variants.
Tags: News, US, Joe Biden, Stories, Springfield Missouri


The Democrats' secret weapon for 2022

• Senate Democrats brace for defeat on voting and election bill amid stiff GOP resistance
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9th Circuit Appeals Court blocks the overturn of California's assault weapons ban

The US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has blocked a federal judge's controversial ruling that overturned California's longtime ban on assault weapons, in which he likened the AR-15 to a Swiss Army knife.
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Analysis: America may never be the same after Covid

America is heading into a best of times, worst of times summer as the longed-for promise of deliverance from Covid-19 is tempered by spasms of violent crime, economic false starts and unexpected obstacles on the road to freedom.
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The country is heading into a best of times, worst of times summer as deliverance from Covid is tempered by crime, economic false starts and obstacles

America is heading into a best of times, worst of times summer as the longed-for promise of deliverance from Covid-19 is tempered by spasms of violent crime, economic false starts and unexpected obstacles on the road to freedom.
Tags: News, America, Stories, COVID


World's most expensive city in a place you might not guess

Ashgabat in Turkmenistan is the most expensive city in the world for overseas workers, according to this year's Mercer Cost of Living Survey.
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Don Lemon gives Carl Nassib a round of applause

CNN's Don Lemon gives his congratulations to Las Vegas Raiders defensive lineman Carl Nassib, who is the first active NFL player to announce that he is gay.
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Analysis: Ron Johnson learned the hard way that actions have consequences

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson has been an outlier in his swing state for much of the last several years.
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Analysis: New York City's slow-motion primary election will force the press to show some patience

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Colorado police officer was among 3 people killed in a shooting in Arvada

Three people are dead, including a police officer, after a shooting in Arvada, Colorado, on Monday.
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Philippine President threatens to jail those who refuse Covid vaccine

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to jail people who refuse to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as his country battles one of Asia's worst outbreaks, with more than 1.3 million cases and 23,000 deaths.
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Philippine President threatens to jail those who refuse vaccine

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to jail people who refuse to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as his country battles one of Asia's worst outbreaks, with more than 1.3 million cases and 23,000 deaths.
Tags: Asia, News, Stories, Rodrigo Duterte