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White House considering vaccine mandate for federal workers

July 28, 2021

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is strongly considering requiring federal employees to show proof they’ve been vaccinated against the coronavirus or otherwise submit to regular testing and wear a mask — a potentially major shift in policy that reflects growing concerns about the spread of the more infectious delta variant. The...

CDC changes course on indoor masks in some parts of the US

July 28, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: People waiting in line to enter a grocery store wearing COVID-19 protective masks, Friday, July 3, 2020, in McCandless, Pa. (AP Photo/ Keith Srakocic) By MIKE STOBBE The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts...

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At Mack plant in Pennsylvania, Biden pushes “Buy American” and infrastructure

July 28, 2021

MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday checked out half-built big rigs and chatted

PHA hosts citywide Job Fair and Community Day

July 23, 2021

The Philadelphia Housing Authority is hosting a citywide Job Fair and Community Day from 10a.m. to 2

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FBI: KKK corrections officers plot to kill former Black prisoner, all charged

July 28, 2021

“On January 30, 2015, less than two years after Moore had signed his klan oath, the murder plo

SUBURBAN NEWS: Bucks commits $1.2 million to housing aid for flood-displaced residents

July 23, 2021

The Bucks County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday approved $1.2 million in funding from federal C

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Sports

Olympic champ Biles withdraws from all-around competition

By WILL GRAVES TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title. The American gymnastics superstar withdrew from Thursday’s all-around competition to focus on her mental well-being. USA Gymnastics said in a statement on Wednesday that the 24-year-old is opting to not compete. The decision comes a day after Biles removed herself from…

Entertainment

‘Space Jam’ dunks on ‘Black Widow’ to take box office No. 1

ABOVE PHOTO: Lebron James in a scene from “Space Jam: A New Legacy.” (Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP) By Lindsey Bahr ASSOCIATED PRESS “Black Widow” ceded its No. 1 spot to an unlikely foe in its second week in theaters: The Tune Squad. LeBron James, Bugs Bunny and the rest of the stars of Warner…

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Derek Fisher and former VH1 “Basketball Wives” cast member Gloria Govan got married

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Derrick Fisher and Gloria Govan  (Photos: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Farewell to...

Politics

EXPLAINER: Why are Texas Democrats camped out in Washington?

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Texas State Rep. Senfronia Thompson, dean of the Texas House of Representatives, speaks as Democratic...

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French president honors US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron, left, awards Reverend Jesse Jackson with the Legion d’Honneur (Officer of...

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McCormick recalls some seasonings due to salmonella concern

July 28, 2021

McCormick & Co. is voluntarily recalling some seasonings due to possible salmonella contamination. The company said this...

Food And Beverage

McCormick recalls some seasonings due to salmonella concern

July 28, 2021

McCormick & Co. is voluntarily recalling some seasonings due to possible salmonella contamination. The company said this...

Health

NAACP’s ‘COVID. KNOW MORE’ research shows that African Americans must stay vigilant and informed

July 23, 2021

BALTIMORE  —  The numbers are indisputable: Over the past year, the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked deadly havoc...

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