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In Light Of The Coronavirus's Impact, Pacific Islanders Want To Check More Boxes
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HONOLULU (AP) — Data showed that Pacific Islanders had the highest infection rates in Hawaii a few months into the pandemic. However, early data did not reveal which Pacific Islanders in the diver…

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Is Refusing To Enforce The New Indoor Mask Mandate.
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As COVID-19 cases in the area rise, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has announced that it will not enforce the county Department of Public Health's reinstated indoor mask mandate, claimi…

The Republican Governor's Vaccination Tour Reveals The Depths Of Distrust
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TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Free lottery tickets for those who get vaccinated were met with little enthusiasm, as were free hunting and fishing licenses. Mandatory vaccinations are also not on the table…

The Olympic Village's First COVID-19 Positive Resident
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TOKYO (AP) — The first Olympic Village resident has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Tokyo Olympic organizers. Officials said it was not an athlete, despite the Games starting in less th…

'Unvaccinated Pandemic': Florida Accounts For 20% Of Soaring New COVID-19 Cases In U.S.
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COVID-19 cases in Florida reached nearly 46,000 this week, accounting for 20% of all new cases nationwide. According to Florida Health Department statistics, the astonishing number is more than dou…

How Athletes Are Preparing For Tokyo And Its Strict COVID-19 Rules
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Sydney McLaughlin turns 22 three days after the final of the 400-meter hurdles, in which she could win Olympic gold and possibly set a new world record. What are her big plans for her birthday? “I…

A Florida Court Has Blocked An Order That Would Have Lifted The CDC's Virus Restrictions On Cruise Ships.
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Pandemic restrictions on Florida-based cruise ships will remain in effect, after a federal appeals court temporarily overturned a previous ruling that sided with a Flori…

Amid COVID-19 Surges, The Surgeon General Predicts The Return Of Mask Mandates.
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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said on Sunday that he expects more counties across the country to reintroduce COVID-19 prevention measures, such as mask mandates, in response to case surges linked to…

The Number Of Texas Legislators Infected With COVID-19 Who Have Fled The State Has Risen To Five.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Two more Texas lawmakers who left the state to stymie efforts to enact new voting restrictions have tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infected memb…

In A Superhero Spoof, A Republican Group Names And Shames Republicans Who Spread Anti-vaccination Propaganda.
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In a new ad from a conservative group, Tucker Carlson of Fox News and three Republican lawmakers are transformed into less-than-superheroes. According to the narrator, the mission of prime-time per…

Unemployment In The United States Has Dropped To A New Pandemic Low Of 360,000 People.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has dropped to its lowest level since the pandemic hit last year, indicating that the U.S. economy and job market are r…

Global Coronavirus Cases And Deaths Are On The Rise Once More, Dimming Prospects For A Return To Normalcy.
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COVID-19 deaths and cases are on the rise again around the world, causing another round of restrictions and dampening hopes for a return to normalcy. The World Health Organization reported on Wedne…