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FDA OKs mixing COVID vaccines; backs Moderna, J&J boosters

October 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: In this March 2021 photo provided by Pfizer, vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech By MATTHEW PERRONE and LAURAN NEERGAARD WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a...

FDA panel endorses booster shot for J&J COVID-19 vaccine

October 15, 2021

By MATTHEW PERRONE and LAURAN NEERGAARD WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health advisers endorsed a booster of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine Friday, citing growing worry that Americans who got the single-dose shot aren’t as protected as those given two-dose brands. Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration weighed J&J’s proposal for a flexible booster schedule....

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Netflix backs Chappelle despite criticism over trans remarks

October 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO:  Dave Chappelle arrives at the 22nd Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Oct.

Cuba Gooding Jr. faces February trial in NYC groping case

October 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO:  Cuba Gooding Jr. leaves court after a hearing in his sexual misconduct case, Thursday

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Warm up with whiskey barrel aged wines on cold fall nights

October 21, 2021

BPT The practice of aging wine in barrels dates back thousands of years. Romans borrowed the practic

What’s Cookin’? Apple Tea

October 21, 2021

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My boss, my brother, my friend

By Teresa A. Emerson All I wanted to do after work was go home, cook, cool off and relax. But my husband, Steve, wanted me to go with him to meet with an acquaintance at Ms. Tootsie’s restaurant to discuss some business venture.  When we got to the restaurant, he said for us to wait…


Charges unlikely for riders who saw Philadelphia train rape

ABOVE PHOTO: SEPTA General Manager Leslie Richards speaks during a news conference as SEPTA Transit Police Chief Thomas Nestel III stands behind her on an El platform at the 69th Street Transportation Center, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, in Philadelphia, following a brutal rape on the El, as other riders watched, over the weekend. They discussed…

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Senate GOP again blocks Democrats’ election bill

October 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks to the media after a Democratic policy...


76ers boot Simmons from practice, suspend him for 1 game

October 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO:  Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons takes part in a practice at the NBA basketball team’s facility,...


CDC’s new education campaigns address increasing drug overdose deaths

October 21, 2021

BPT Drug overdoses have claimed nearly 900,000 lives over the past 20 years in the United States....

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Rev. Al Sharpton is calling for a street in New York named after Robert E. Lee to be renamed in honor Colin Powell

October 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rev. Al Sharpton By Flo Anthony After waving to a crowd of fans as he...


Ready for adventure? Consider exploring this network of spectacular drives

October 21, 2021

BPT There’s nothing quite like packing up your car and heading out onto the open road. With...

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Five tips to make holiday shopping easier this year

October 21, 2021

BPT The holidays are right around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning how you’ll...

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