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Sweetgreen files for IPO

Sweetgreen, one of the earliest “better for you” quick-serve restaurant chains, has filed confidentially for an IPO, Axios has learned from multiple sources. Why it…

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Europe Watches With Worry As Delta Variant Spreads Fast In The U.K. And Lisbon

Cases remain low in Spain, Germany and France, but health ministers there say the fast spread of the Delta coronavirus strain elsewhere shows a serious…

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Tokyo Olympics to allow up to 10,000 fans at each event, despite warnings from COVID advisers

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics said Monday that venues can be filled up to 50% capacity when the Games kick off on July 23, with…

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Why COVID vaccine lotteries may work

NBA season tickets. Scholarships. A chance at $5 million. The list of lotteries and raffles states are launching to drive up COVID-19 vaccination rates is…

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American Airlines cuts hundreds of flights amid demand surge

American Airlines announced Sunday that it’s cutting some 950 flights from its schedule, including 296 this weekend, to reduce potential pressure on its operations, the…

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Scoop: White House eyes ending migrant family expulsion by July 31

The White House is considering ending — as early as July 31 — the use of a Trump-era public health order that’s let U.S. border…

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In photos: America honors Pride Month

For the first time since the pandemic hit and barred in-person gatherings, people across the United States are turning out to celebrate Pride Month. Why…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Vaccines: Biden says 300M COVID-19 shots administered in U.S. — The states that have vaccinated at least 70% of adults. Economy: Economic fears during the…

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Under-18s could be ‘reservoirs’ for virus when all adults are jabbed, expert warns

Unvaccinated children have potential to drive third wave of highly transmissible Delta variant, says virologist The drive to vaccinate all adults over the age of…

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Covid live: Brazil passes 500,000 deaths; 70% of England’s adults ‘should be fully vaccinated by 19 July’

Protests in Brazil as confirmed death toll soars past half a million; most adults should be double-vaccinated by England lockdown lifting date Under-18s could be…

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Betsy DeVos left Washington 5 months ago. Her legacy is alive and well.

The Biden administration is trying to scrub Betsy DeVos’ policy fingerprints from the Education Department on everything from for-profit colleges to sex-based discrimination. Standing in…

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How Republicans Became the ‘Barstool’ Party

Earlier this year, when Echelon Insights released its way-too-early poll of voters’ preferences for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination, political wonks could be forgiven for…

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‘Two Americas’ may emerge as Delta variant spreads and vaccination rates drop

Biden’s 70% vaccination target by Fourth of July likely to fall short as efforts to entice people to get shots have lost their initial impact…

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Uganda Olympic team member tests positive for COVID after arriving in Japan

A Uganda Olympic team member tested positive for COVID-19 upon arrival in Japan late Saturday, officials said. The big picture: The unidentified athlete during a…

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As Brazil Tops 500,000 COVID-19 Deaths, Protesters Blame President

Anti-government protesters took to the streets nationwide as Brazil’s death toll reached a grim benchmark — a tragedy many critics attribute to President Jair Bolsonaro’s…

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In photos: Thousands rally against Bolsonaro as Brazil COVID deaths top 500,000

Demonstrators took to the streets in at least 22 of Brazil’s 26 states to protest President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the pandemic — as deaths from…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

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Metal Fans Mosh At The U.K.’s First Full Live Music Festival Since The Pandemic Hit

The three-day Download Festival in central England is one of a series of test events to see whether mass gatherings can resume without triggering outbreaks…

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Million-dollar lotteries fail to cut through vaccine apathy

State efforts to juice Covid-19 vaccination rates through million-dollar lotteries haven’t reversed the steep decline in adults seeking out shots when many pockets of the…

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Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency amid low turnout

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s hard-line judiciary chief won the country’s presidential election in a landslide victory Saturday, propelling the supreme leader’s protege into…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Vaccines: Biden says 300M COVID-19 shots administered in U.S. — The states that have vaccinated at least 70% of adults. Economy: Economic fears during the…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Vaccines: U.S. buys 200 million additional doses of Moderna’s COVID vaccine — Graphic: Which states have vaccinated at least 70% of adults. Economy: Economic fears…

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