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Hyperlocal communities disproportionately hit by the fall of local newspapers

Around two newspapers in the U.S. are closing every week, according to a new report, suggesting the local news crisis spurred by the pandemic will…

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Axios Finish Line: Making friends

This originally appeared in Axios Finish Line, our evening newsletter focusing on life lessons, leadership, and health and fitness. Sign up here. In America, we…

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Flawed oxygen readings may be behind Covid-19’s toll on people of color

Doctors have sometimes failed to diagnose serious cases of Covid-19 among people of color — and the Food and Drug Administration acknowledges one reason may…

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Travel nightmare looms over July 4th weekend

Independence Day weekend is expected to be the second busiest for travel since 2000, with flight delays, cancelations and staffing woes. Why it matters: It’s…

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Census data reveals population shift to the West and Sunbelt

Data: U.S. Census Bureau; Note: Labelled counties have the largest change for those with population over 10k; Map: Simran Parwani/Axios The map above shows distinct migration…

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Uber details thousands of sexual assault reports during pandemic

Thousands of U.S. Uber drivers and riders reported being sexually assaulted over a two-year period, according to a safety report Uber released on Thursday — its…

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Scientists say they’ve solved a 700-year-old mystery: Where and when Black Death began

For centuries, scientists and historians have wondered where the Black Death — the deadliest pandemic in recorded history — came from. New research sheds light…

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SCOTUS allows Biden to end “Remain in Mexico” policy

The U.S. Supreme Court will allow President Biden to finally end the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” policy, according to a Thursday ruling. Why it matters:…

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The airlines already know Fourth of July will be a mess

Delta Air Lines already knows it will face “operational challenges” over the Fourth of July weekend, so it’s trying to get customers to rejigger their…

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U.S. Orders Omicron-Specific Covid-19 Vaccine Shipment for Big Fall Push

The U.S. federal government has reached a deal to pay pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German-based partner BioNTech a t0tal of $3.2 billion for 105…

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Tiger at Ohio zoo dies after contracting Covid

A tiger at an Ohio zoo has died after developing pneumonia caused by Covid-19, the zoo announced Wednesday. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/animal-news/14-year-old-tiger-columbus-ohio-zoo-dies-contracting-covid-rcna36066 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Threat of criminal charges changes health plans’ abortion considerations

Major brands like Starbucks, Tesla, and Amazon have doubled down on promises to continue abortion coverage in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning…

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Axios-Ipsos Latino Poll: Gun violence and crime surpass inflation as top concern

Data: Axios/Ipsos poll; Table: Jacque Schrag/Axios Gun violence and crime surged past even inflation to become the most cited top concern for U.S. Latinos this…

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Frontline physicians in LA can’t pay rent, so they threatened to strike

We all know that, even before the horrific, world-changing event of COVID-19, society would fall apart without hospital workers and medical staff. But like so…

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Colorado’s cannabis industry prepares for tough times as U.S. recession looms

Colorado’s cannabis industry is preparing for tough times as marijuana sales drop and economic problems pile up. During the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, weed businesses serviced…

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Olayemi Olurin: ‘If we can abolish slavery, the prison system is not untouchable’

Breathless media coverage of a purported “crime wave” is galvanizing the right and prompting reactionary calls for expanding policing and the prison-industrial complex. Already, just…

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How Maryland is preventing prisoners from getting college degrees

Education is one of the few rehabilitative options available to incarcerated people, yet all across America prisoners are prevented from pursuing their education. “Atiba” Demetrius…

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Florida Republicans turn school elections into new political battlegrounds

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Republicans are capitalizing on the national movement surrounding parental rights and education by jumping into local school board races with crucial…

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Almost everyone works from home — if they can

American workers really, really want pandemic-era work flexibility to stick around, a new McKinsey survey reveals. Why it matters: Offering remote or hybrid work is…

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Fractured post-Roe landscape leaves questions about cross-border care

The fall of Roe v. Wade leaves health providers facing a patchwork of standards for reproductive care now that state lawmakers have final say over…

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Neil Young Plots ‘Noise & Flowers’ Live Album and Concert Film

As originally published by Megan LaPierre on Exclaim! Neil Young has taken to his usual post at the Neil Young Archives’ Times Contrarian to send out…

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How your body clock drives your immune system

The body’s internal clock affects the immune system in ways scientists in the burgeoning field of circadian immunology are beginning to unwind. Why it matters:…

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