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Once ‘essential,’ grocery workers now feel ‘expendable’

“We have to feed ourselves and pay rent. So we don’t get tested, and we pretend everything is OK,” one grocery worker said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/once-categorized-essential-grocery-workers-say-they-now-feel-expendable-n1259646…

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What would happen to a pair of Crocs at the bottom of the ocean?

What would happen to a pair of Crocs if they sat 3 kilometers down on the ocean floor? How about a styrofoam cup? Or a…

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Sen. Barrasso backs Murkowski after Trump targets her

Sen. John Barrasso said Sunday he’d back Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski for reelection, breaking with former President Donald Trump not long after he vowed to…

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Idaho protesters burn masks at state Capitol rally

“Open flames are not allowed on State Capitol grounds,” state police said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/idaho-protesters-burn-masks-state-capitol-rally-n1259847 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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‘Pray for a miracle’: Covid long-haulers fight debilitating symptoms a year later

One out of three Covid patients, or 8.4 million Americans, have persistent symptoms months after they first got sick, a recent study shows. In post-Covid…

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Air Force finally admits the F-35 is too expensive. Its solution? Spend even more.

Developing and procuring a brand-new non-stealth plane to save money makes sense only if the Pentagon can defy its entire history of defense spending. Source:…

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The GOP is having a change of heart on economics. It could have implications for policymaking.

Deep economic hardship — rising income inequality and escalating costs of health care and college tuition — could be driving the shift. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/gop-having-change-heart-economics-it-could-have-implications-policymaking-n1258863 Droolin’…

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‘The forgotten ones’: Domestic workers fight to be included in the Covid recovery

“The numbers speak for themselves, but behind every number is a person,” said one advocate. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/forgotten-ones-domestic-workers-fight-be-included-covid-recovery-n1259036 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Officers responding to massive party in Boulder assaulted

Police in Boulder, Colo. are reportedly investigating after multiple officers were injured after responding to a massive party near the University of Colorado campus on Saturday…

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The man who saves cats in Fukushima’s nuclear zone – in pictures

Sakae Kato stayed behind a decade ago to rescue abandoned cats whose owners fled radiation clouds from the Fukushima nuclear plant Continue reading… Source: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2021/mar/05/the-man-who-saves-cats-in-fukushimas-nuclear-zone-in-pictures…

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Canada will invest billions to electrify mass transit

Mass transit isn’t getting much use during the pandemic, but Canada wants to be sure it’s eco-friendly when the crisis is over. The Canadian government…

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Proposed California bill requires majority of children’s sections in department stores to be gender-neutral

A proposed California bill would require the majority of items offered for children in state department stores to be organized in a gender-neutral section.Clothes, toys and childcare articles…

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Ships search for green fuels to keep oceans blue

The world’s maritime industry — from ferries to freighters — is trying to navigate a once-in-a-century transition away from fossil fuels to new, cleaner means…

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In court filing, ICE says it is effectively ending use of family detention

ICE disclosed that it is transitioning family detention centers to short-term facilities that will release families after no more than 72 hours. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/court-filing-ice-says-it-effectively-ending-use-family-detention-n1259818 Droolin’…

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Senate passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief package

The Senate voted 50-49 on Saturday to approve President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID relief package. Why it matters: COVID relief has been a central promise…

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Senate to vote next week on Garland’s AG nomination

The Senate is teeing up a vote for next week on Merrick Garland’s nomination to lead the Justice Department.Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) laid…

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Dalai Lama urges people to get Covid vaccine after having first dose

Tibetan spiritual leader, 85, receives jab at hospital in north Indian city of Dharamshala Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Dalai…

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Multiple cracks found in engine that caught fire on United Airlines flight over Denver

The broken blade on the Pratt & Whitney engine had been used on 2,979 flights since its last inspection in 2016, the National Transportation Safety…

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Why we need to know COVID’s origins

Geopolitical tensions are foiling efforts to get to the bottom of how COVID-19 originated. Why it matters: Insights into how COVID-19 began can help us…

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Sanders’ minimum-wage effort looks doomed as Covid relief votes go through night

Biden’s $1.9tn relief package struggles through Senate but majority leaders vows passage ‘however long it takes’ A fiery speech and last-ditch effort by Bernie Sanders…

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From the Arab Spring to the Great March of Return

How the Arab revolutions inspired Palestinian mobilisation in Gaza. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2021/3/6/from-the-arab-spring-to-the-great-march-of-return Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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