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Schools desperate for substitute teachers beg parents to step in

School districts and officials nationwide are begging parents to step in, loosening requirements for substitute teachers and, in one case, asking the National Guard for…

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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: It’s very difficult to get access to antiviral COVID treatments — Axios-Ipsos poll: Omicron’s big numbers — Another wave of death — FDA limits…

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Airbnb policy vet joins crypto venture-capital fund

Chris Lehane, a top Airbnb exec and former Clinton administration official, tells Axios Pro Fintech Deals he plans to join the leadership team of a…

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Female Filmmakers Dominate Sundance 2022 Beyond Just the Stats, from Big Sales to Buzzy Titles

If it feels like this year’s Sundance Film Festival is stuffed to the gills with buzzy films, hot sales titles, and hits-in-the-making that all happen…

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Check out this robot restaurant built for the Winter Games

A robot restaurant built for the Winter Olympics delivers meals from the ceiling and is designed to minimize human contact to prevent COVID-19 infections. Source:…

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School principals are not OK

The overwhelming majority of secondary school principals experienced frequent stress last school year, according to a RAND Corporation report out Wednesday. The big picture: The…

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Bandcamp Fridays return for 2022 after $70m of sales

Bandcamp Fridays has been one of the bright spots of the Covid-19 pandemic for independent musicians and labels. The post Bandcamp Fridays return for 2022…

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The trade deficit is soaring due to the pandemic

Source: Census Bureau and Bureau of Economic Analysis; Chart: Axios Visuals Inflation and jobs may get all the economic headlines, but meanwhile a big shift…

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Advocates say Biden has let Haitian migrants down

Continued turmoil in Haiti is causing a growing number of Haitians to try to make it to American shores — and some advocates say the…

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Supply isn’t our only COVID treatment problem

Antiviral COVID treatments are hailed as a pandemic game-changer, but they’re currently in very short supply — and that’s only one of several barriers to access…

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Advocates say Biden has let Haitian migrants down

Continued turmoil in Haiti is causing a growing number of Haitians to try to make it to American shores — and some advocates say the…

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Supply isn’t our only COVID treatment problem

Antiviral COVID treatments are hailed as a pandemic game-changer, but they’re currently in very short supply — and that’s only one of several barriers to access…

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Four-day workweeks get rave reviews, but they’re not catching on

Data: Indeed.com; Chart: Axios Visuals The four-day work week is nowhere close to becoming the norm, despite a flurry of corporate announcements, media coverage and…

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Fiction in the time of climate chaos

The giant wave is coming, folks—but not on the big screen. In this all-climate art panel episode of Art for the End Times, Lyta sits…

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Shark bites surged in 2021, rebounding from a drop earlier in the pandemic

Still, the Florida Museum of Natural History’s International Shark Attack File says the high number of shark bites and deaths last year was on par…

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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Axios-Ipsos poll: Omicron’s big numbers — Another wave of death — FDA limits use of Regeneron and Lilly antibody treatments — Fauci: “Confident” Omicron…

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It’s awfully convenient for shippers that longshore workers get blamed for delays, as contract fight looms

This story originally appeared in Labor Notes on Dec. 21, 2021. It is shared here with permission. If you ordered a teddy bear or a…

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Peloton’s wild ride and possible buyers

Peloton is having a bumpy ride, and has become a source of fascination among even those who’ve never invested or clipped in. Driving the news:…

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FDA limits use of Regeneron and Lilly COVID antibody treatments

The FDA said Monday it’s limiting the use of two monoclonal antibody therapies as COVID-19 treatments because data indicates they’re “highly unlikely” to be effective…

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Governments around the world used Covid to erode human rights – report

Transparency International ranking reveals decade of standstill on tackling corruption, with many countries reaching historic lows in 2021 Reparations to the Caribbean could break the…

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The SAT is going digital and getting shorter

The College Board announced Tuesday that the SAT will be delivered digitally in the U.S. in 2024. Why it matters: The College Board said it’s…

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Pfizer Begins Human Trials for New Omicron-Specific Vaccine

Pfizer and its partner BioNTech announced on Tuesday that they have begun testing a new version of their COVID-19 vaccine that specifically targets the extremely…

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