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School districts struggle to establish COVID-19 testing, frustrating parents


(NEW YORK) -- Angela McCray left her job as a pharmacist to homeschool her three children as pandemic lockdowns closed public schools in Monroe, North Carolina. So when public schools in the region announced reopening plans, she was excited to return her daughter for in-class instruction.

But McCray became concerned when her school district -- Union County Public Schools...

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As the curtain falls on the Merkel era, Germany’s largest parties are set to vie for power

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(NEW YORK) -- After almost 16 years as leader of Europe's most powerful economy, Angela Merkel will be leaving the chancellorship behind as Germany votes on a new parliament. Merkel's successor -- either her Christian Democratic Union appointee, Armin Laschet, or Olaf Scholz of the center-left Social Democrats -- will be determined only once a new gover...

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What is Title 42? Amid backlash, Biden administration defends use of Trump-era order to expel migrants


(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden vowed to implement a more humane approach to immigration than his predecessor, but now the Biden administration is facing backlash over its use of a Trump-era order to rapidly expel thousands of migrants, mostly Haitian nationals, without giving them a chance to apply for asylum within the United States.

The process is known as Title 42, ...

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The push for electric vehicles may be killing sedans for good: Experts


(NEW YORK) — Get your sedan while you still can.

The Toyota Avalon, Mazda 6 and Volkswagen Passat will soon join the fast-growing list of sedans sent to automotive exile. Americans' unyielding appetite for sport utility vehicles and trucks are certainly one reason. Another? Electric vehicles, some experts say.

"Sports cars and sedans were already on the edge of the cliff," Joe Wiese...

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'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' dominates box office for fourth straight week

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Marvel's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings continued its hold on the top spot at the box office for the fourth straight week, earning an additional $13.3 million. That brings its total domestic box office gross to $196.5 million, eclipsing MCU sibling Black Widow's $183.6 million to become the highest-grossing film of 2021.

Shang Chi has grabbed a total of $166.9 million ...

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Pfizer CEO says it's possible to distribute both boosters and primary doses


(WASHINGTON) — Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on ABC's "This Week" Sunday it's possible to provide both COVID-19 booster shots as well as doses for people who have not yet been vaccinated.

"I think it is also not the right thing to try to resolve it with an 'or' when you can resolve it with an 'and,'" Bourla told "This Week" anchor George Stephanopoulos. "It's not, 'Shall we gi...

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Rhode Island News Today

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The Patriots lost to New Orleans on Sunday, while the Red Sox were swept by the Yankees this weekend.  A Providence City Council member, Nirva La...

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Rhode Island News Today

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: Rhode Island firefighters are challenging the state's COVID vaccination mandate.  The woman accused of stabbing a hospital worker in Taunton ...

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