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Man with double insurance still owes nearly $150,000 in medical bills after bike crash...
"You can just wake up in a hospital and then later find out you owe them $150,000," Phil Gaimon said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-29 16:13 UTC
Tsunami warning canceled after 8.2 offshore earthquake sent people in many Alaska coastal communities to higher ground...
Much of the Gulf of Alaska coastline from the Aleutians to Kodiak to Prince William Sound were under a tsunami warning Wednesday night following a strong earthquake centered 65 miles offshore from the Alaska Peninsula village of Perryville.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-29 16:12 UTC
Remington offers $33 million to families of Sandy Hook school shooting victims...
Remington Arms Co on Tuesday offered to pay nearly $33 million to nine families to settle lawsuits claiming that its marketing of firearms contributed to the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, where 26 people died.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-28 23:44 UTC
Pfizer data suggests 3rd dose of vaccine 'strongly' boosts protection against delta variant...
Pfizer shared limited data suggesting that a third dose of its original COVID-19 vaccine may "strongly" boost protection against the delta variant.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-28 19:34 UTC
Federal agencies told to return masks indoors despite vaccination status...
The White House Office of Management and Budget has told federal agencies they must mandate masks indoors in federal buildings for all employees and visitors—regardless of vaccination status.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-28 19:32 UTC
Coronavirus: Biden to announce vaccination requirement for federal workers, reports say...
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President Joe Biden is expected to announce Thursday that federal employees will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or to undergo regular testing and other measures aimed at curbing the spread of viral infection as officials see case counts ri
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-28 19:31 UTC
Cuomo ordering all New York state workers to be vaccinated or face testing...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) announced on Wednesday he would be requiring all New York state workers to be vaccinated or face regular COVID-19 testing.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-28 19:31 UTC
NYC to give $100 to those getting COVID-19 vaccine...
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that people getting their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at any city-run vaccination site will receive a $100 incentive starting Friday, July 30.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-28 19:13 UTC
Rising Delta Cases Are Disrupting Return-to-Office Plans for Companies Around the Country...
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The highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 is prolonging a return to the office for workers who have remained home during the pandemic
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-28 05:34 UTC
Dell won't ship energy-hungry PCs to California and five other US states due to power regulations...
Energy efficiency rules appears to be limiting the availability of gaming rigs
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-27 21:20 UTC
New CDC face-mask guidelines could impact every county in SoCal...
New CDC guidelines asking people in regions with high COVID transmission rates to wear masks indoors, regardless of vaccination, would apply to nearly all of Southern California.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-27 21:07 UTC
Higher COVID Rate Found In Counties With Higher Vaccination Rate...
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A new analysis finds several counties with above-average vaccination rates also have higher COVID case rates, while case rates are falling in counties with below-average vaccination rates.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-27 21:06 UTC
CDC expected to backpedal on some masking guidelines...
The new guidance follows recent decisions in Los Angeles and St. Louis to revert to indoor mask mandates amid a spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-27 18:12 UTC
Concerns rise as COVID cases climb again...
With about 46% of the U.S. population living in a community the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers to have "high" COVID-19 transmission, health experts are urging caution.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-27 18:11 UTC
Which masks protect against delta COVID-19 variant?...
The quality of the mask does matter. So if you can get your hands on a KN95 or N95 mask, that’s going to afford you a lot more protection." The agency also warns that about 60% of KN95 masks in the U.S. are counterfeit, and do not meet National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-27 18:10 UTC
FBI allegedly involved in planning plot to kidnap Whitmer: report...
The conspirators allege that the agency had involvement at every level of the plot, including from its inception forward, and were not just passively observing. This had led to many questioning if the plot would have ever happened without the agency's
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-21 06:12 UTC
FBI: More local arrests to coming in U.S. Capitol riot...
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has a warning for anyone who participated in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol Building. "This is six months later and we’re still arresting people and we’re not done," FBI Special Agent In Charge Michael McPherson said. "So if you’re still
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-21 00:14 UTC
Postcard from an old Russian colonial outpost...
While Russia primarily treated Alaska as a commercial enterprise, the state church had a greater impact by propagating the faith once delivered to the Tlingits.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-21 00:06 UTC
AP: Few Arizona voter fraud cases undercut Trump's claims...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona county election officials have identified fewer than 200 cases of potential voter fraud out of more than 3 million ballots cast in last year's presidential election, undercut...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-20 22:37 UTC
SHOCK POLL: Majority of Republican Voters Say ‘Fresh Face’ Would Be Stronger Than Trump in 2024 — A 33-pt. Swing Since April...
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The number of Republican voters who say a fresh face would be a stronger candidate than former President Donald Trump to defeat President Joe Biden in 2024 has surged since April with a solid majority now saying that a different GOP candidate stands a better chance against Biden. In a new poll of
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-20 17:22 UTC
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