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Electric Chevy Pickup To Get Estimated 400 Miles Per Charge

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DETROIT (AP) — An electric version of the Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck will get an estimated 400 miles of range per charge, General Motors says. The company announced the ra...

At Disney World, Smiles Won’t Be Hidden For Much Longer

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — At Walt Disney World, the smiles won't have to be hidden for much longer. Starting Thursday, visitors to the theme park resort will be able to remove their ...

Biden Makes All Adults Eligible For A Vaccine On April 19

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he's bumping up his deadline by two weeks for states to make all adults in the U.S. eligible for coronavirus vaccines. ...

White House Will Not Require Credential To Show If Vaccinated

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is stressing that it won’t back any system “that requires Americans to carry a credential” to show they’ve been vaccinated. White House press s...

Doormen Fired For Failing To Intervene In Anti-Asian Attack

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NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City apartment building workers have been fired for failing to help an Asian American woman as she was being violently attacked on the sidewalk outside...

How To Talk To Believers Of Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories

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NEW YORK (AP) - Conspiracy theories about COVID-19 are causing real-world problems by discouraging some people from getting vaccinated, wearing masks or following other guidelines....

Two Yeshiva Boys Make Kiddush Hashem In Georgia

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GEORGIA (VINnews) — Two Yeshiva boys made a Kiddush Hashem yesterday when they stopped to assist a driver in Georgia who was struggling with his load. The boys were on their way...

Israel Defender US Rep. Alcee Hastings Dies At 84

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Rep. Alcee Hastings, the fiercely liberal longtime Florida congressman who was dogged throughout his tenure by an impeachment that ended his fast-risin...

Wigs Worth $100,000 Stolen From Boro Park Store During Last Days Of Pesach

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise was stolen from three small businesses in 13th Avenue, Boro Park during the last days of Pesach, according to...

Labor Board Says Amazon Illegally Fired Outspoken Workers

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board has found that two outspoken Amazon workers were illegally fired last year. Both employees, Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa, ...

Family Sues After California Man Dies In Taco Eating Contest

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The son of a California man who choked to death during an amateur taco eating contest at a minor league baseball game is suing the event’s organizers for negl...

FDA Oks First New ADHD Drug In Over A Decade For Children

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WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. regulators have approved the first new drug in over a decade for children with ADHD, which causes inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. The Food and...

UPDATE: Spirit Airlines Defends Themselves In Tweet, Deletes Shortly After

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ORLANDO (VINnews) — Spirit Airlines released a statement on Twitter to defend their actions earlier on Monday, but then quickly deleted it after encountering swift backlash. Ear...

ER Doc Theorized That Lack Of Oxygen Stopped Floyd’s Heart

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The emergency room doctor who pronounced George Floyd dead after trying to resuscitate him testified Monday that he theorized at the time that Floyd's heart most...

Twitter Mistakenly Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene, Again

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was briefly suspended from Twitter Sunday in what the company said was an error — its second such mistake in three weeks. The ...

AP-norc Poll: Border Woes Dent Biden Approval On Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans disapprove than approve of how President Joe Biden is handling the sharply increasing number of unaccompanied migrant children arriving at the U.S....

CDC Director: Young People Fueling Virus Uptick

WASHINGTON — A top U.S. public health official says young people are driving the latest uptick in COVID-19 cases, as the increasing rate of vaccination in older Americans is preven...

Official: No Indication Officer In Capitol Attack Was Stabbed, Shot

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Capitol Police officer killed last week when a man armed with a knife rammed his car into two officers at a barricade outside the Capitol does not appear to hav...

4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes In Los Angeles Area

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 4.0 magnitude earthquake gave the Los Angeles area a jolt before dawn Monday. The 4:44 a.m. quake was centered in the Inglewood area east of Los Angeles Int...

VIDEOS: Jewish Family Kicked Off Spirit Airlines Flight After 2-Year-Old Child Won’t Wear Mask

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ORLANDO (VINnews) — An entire flight was forced to deplane a Spirit Airlines aircraft on Monday after a 2-year-old child who was eating refused to wear a mask. The incident took...