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Revealed: Majority of People Charged in Capitol Attack Not in Jail | Violation of the US Capitol

At least 70% of those indicted in the Capitol riot have been released pending trial, according to a Guardian analysis. This high rate of provisional release stands in stark contrast to the typical detention rates in the federal system, where only 25% of defendants across the country are typically released …

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Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot sued for only interviewing people of color

Mayor of Chicago Lori Lightfoot plays favorites based on race … says a reporter in a retrial claiming she turned down his interview request just because he’s white. Thomas catenacci, a reporter for the super-conservative The Daily Caller, is suing the mayor over her new interview policy … she says …

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LA Center to study COVID-19 in LGBTQ people – NBC Los Angeles

The Los Angeles LGBT Center and four other federally qualified health centers will partner with a study to increase knowledge about the COVID-19 health experiences of LGBTQ people, including infection rates and outcomes, has it was announced on Wednesday. “The We Count Collaborative: Impacts of COVID-19 on LGBTQ Health” is …

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SEPTA is testing a new way to help people with addiction

If you take the Market-Frankford line from SEPTA to Somerset station and exit on Kensington Avenue, you might run into someone like Kenneth Harris. He’s an outreach specialist for Merakey, a social service agency that recently partnered with the authority to help people struggling with homelessness and substance abuse who …

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Moderna jab stops transmission of Covid in people aged 12 to 18, lawsuit says | Coronavirus

Mass vaccination of children against Covid-19 has taken another step as Moderna becomes the second manufacturer to announce results of successful trials, showing that its vaccine can stop transmission in people aged 12 to 18 . Pfizer / BioNTech’s vaccine has already received emergency approval for adolescents ages 12 to …

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At least 9 arrested after large Chicago youth rallies over the weekend – NBC Chicago

After at least nine people were arrested following large rallies in downtown Chicago on Saturday night, police promise more enforcement action, but some members of the public say the department is not doing enough. Amid reports of scattered brawls and vandalism in the city on Saturday, police confirmed that nine …

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Always® doubles efforts to empower young people by raising awareness of menstruation issues

CINCINNATI – (BUSINESS WIRE) – In honor of Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28, Procter & Gamble’s leading menstrual care brand, Always, reaffirms its long-standing commitment to upholding the confidence of young people through period education and other efforts to address period stigma and improve access to menstrual products. Tomorrow, …

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People in England ‘have to wait three years for dentist appointments’ | Dentists

People are told to wait until 2024 for dentist appointments while others are taken off their practice list for not making an earlier appointment, according to a damning report on the state of dentistry. Dental surgeries have reported thousands of people on their waiting lists, while patients cannot access care …

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What is it that convinces hesitant people to get vaccinated?

Only two in three adults said they would receive the vaccine by: Nexstar Media Wire Posted: May 23, 2021 / 6:00 a.m. EDT / Update: May 23, 2021 / 6:00 a.m. EDT MIAMI, FLORIDA – MAY 10: Sara Kalinicos, from Peru, receives a Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccination from a healthcare worker …

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1 million people obtain the Excelsior Pass, vaccinations continue to increase, the positivity rate decreases

New Yorkers continue to get their Excelsior Passes to show they are vaccinated, just as 54% of adults in the state have completed the round of doses, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday. Cuomo said more than a million people have obtained the pass so far. “We continue to work …

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