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J&J’s Covid Vaccine Could Protect Millions -- If People Take It

Monday  14:44,   01 march 2021

Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine could protect millions more Americans from contracting the coronavirus. The key will be assuring people that the single-shot vaccine is worth taking, as its overall efficacy appears lower than the two-dose ones... >>>

In Patricia Engel's 'Infinite Country,' a family's enduring bonds are tested by migration

Monday  14:44,   01 march 2021

"The book asks the question — how does a family remain a family through distance and time," said the Latina author, whose new novel has garnered advance praise.But in Patricia Engel’s new novel, “Infinite Country,” (releasing March 2), what starts... >>>

Why kids are hitting the pandemic wall

Monday  11:43,   01 march 2021

Across time zones, age groups and socioeconomic lines, young people appear to be hitting a breaking point that developmental psychologists are calling the "pandemic wall." Here's why and what to do about it.Enough of Zoom classes and technology... >>>

Haiti: march against "dictatorship" and kidnappings

Monday  11:40,   01 march 2021

© AP - Dieu Nalio Chery Demonstrators demand the resignation of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, in Port-au-Prince on February 28, 2021. Thousands of Haitians demonstrated this Sunday February 28 through the capital Port-au-Prince and in several... >>>

"Far from finished": Trump brings up the idea of ​​a return in 2024, for a "third" victory

Monday  11:25,   01 march 2021

He is making his return to the political arena. At CPAC, the annual high mass of American conservatives, former US President Donald Trump said Sunday, February 28 that the survival of the United States depended on the conservatives, flirting with... >>>

As George Floyd Trail Looms, Cops in Minneapolis Apologize for Detaining Black Victim at Airport

Monday  08:17,   01 march 2021

"Wrong person, wrong person," bystanders yelled as they pointed to the white woman. "It's her."On February 15, a bystander filmed a video showing airport police briefly detaining a Black victim of verbal abuse rather than a white woman who was... >>>

"Pure America" author Elizabeth Catte sees "the shadow of eugenics on almost everything"

Monday  04:05,   01 march 2021

"People who want to control women have taken tremendous advantage of their anatomy," Catte says Pure America by Elizabeth Catte Photo illustration by Salon/Josh Howard/Belt Publishing >>>

Public health experts say ‘we can’t give up on testing’ as vaccinations ramp up

Monday  03:45,   01 march 2021

Testing is down a third as infections dip in Virginia, Maryland and the District.There are several reasons for the drop. As state and local governments focus on coronavirus vaccine distribution, they have shifted resources away from large-scale... >>>

J&J Shot Clear for Distribution; Cuomo Under Fire: Virus Update

Monday  01:26,   01 march 2021

Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot Covid-19 vaccine was cleared for distribution after U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky formally recommended that adults 18 and older should receive it. The company said in a... >>>

Camilla de Bourbon-Siciles: these millions who will save him from prison

Monday  01:25,   01 march 2021

© Norbert Scanella / Panoramic / Bestimage Camilla de Bourbon-Siciles: these millions who will save him from prison Accused of not having declared the existence of several jewels belonging to her mother during past trials, Camilla de... >>>

Here's the biggest news you missed this weekend

Monday  00:47,   01 march 2021

A third COVID-19 vaccine is on its way. And the pandemic-delayed 78th annual Golden Globes will be anything but normal. Here's the weekend's biggest news.Start the day smarter. Get all the news you need in your inbox each... >>>

CDC Advisers Recommend Johnson & Johnson’s One-Shot Vaccine

Monday  00:00,   01 march 2021

Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine should be used to inoculate U.S. adults 18 years old and older, advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a 12-0 vote. The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices held an... >>>

30 vehicles collide on Montana bridge in major winter weather crash

Sunday  23:31,   28 february 2021

It's "the largest pileup, and winter-time accident, that I've seen in my nearly 20 years with the fire department," Billings chief says.The individuals jumped from the bridge during the accident to avoid being hit by a car, the Montana... >>>

Diversity visa lottery winners from countries blocked by Trump hope for another chance under Biden

Sunday  23:01,   28 february 2021

In 2016, Belqees Al-Doais won a lottery that she was sure would change her life: the chance at a visa to come to the United States. © Belqees Al-Doais She was in her fourth year of university, living in Yemen, a newlywed and soon to be pregnant when >>>

These Black transgender women are fighting housing insecurity for LGBTQ+ people in the South

Sunday  21:40,   28 february 2021

My Sistah's House is a grassroots organization co-founded by Kayla Gore which provides emergency housing and resources to LGBTQ people. In 2016, she and her friend Ellyahnna C. Wattshall were working at a local community center in Memphis,... >>>