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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says no indoor mask mandate for vaccinated people
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says no indoor mask mandate for vaccinated people

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio strongly encouraged vaccinated people to wear masks indoors but stopped short of reissuing a mask mandate on Monday in what he said was an attempt to focus primarily on vaccinations. “Everything we’re doing is based on data and science, but it’s also based on strategy,” de Blasio said.…MORE

‘A moral obligation’: Black ministers are leading rallies for voting rights just as they did during the civil rights era
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‘A moral obligation’: Black ministers are leading rallies for voting rights just as they did during the civil rights era

The Rev. Jesse Jackson marched alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other Black faith leaders in Selma, Alabama, in 1965 in a push for voting rights that had been largely galvanized by the Black church. Jackson was still a seminarian at the time, but said he understood that religious leaders had a “moral…MORE

Florida’s largest school district is worried about funding after governor bans mask mandates for schools
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Florida’s largest school district is worried about funding after governor bans mask mandates for schools

Florida’s largest school district said it’s worried about funding if it does not follow Gov. Ron DeSantis’ executive order preventing the implementation of mask mandates in schools. Miami-Dade County Public Schools previously said it planned to revisit its mask-optional policy due to new guidelines issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…MORE

What Georgia schools are doing as students return to classrooms with Covid cases rising
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What Georgia schools are doing as students return to classrooms with Covid cases rising

Stefanie Watts admits she’s worried about sending her granddaughter and her son back to school on Monday. “I’m scared,” Watts told CNN at a vaccination event in DeKalb County, Georgia. “I’m not gonna tell no lie. I am scared.” But that’s why Watts is getting the teens vaccinated, hoping it will keep them healthy and…MORE

A Long Island county’s legislature will vote on bill that would allow police to sue protesters and seek damages up to $50,000
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A Long Island county’s legislature will vote on bill that would allow police to sue protesters and seek damages up to $50,000

The Nassau County, New York, legislature will vote on a bill Monday that would allow all first responders, including police officers, to sue protesters and seek damages of up to $50,000. If the bill passes, first responders would be able to sue individuals they believe harassed, injured, menaced or assaulted them due to their status…MORE

A West Hollywood salon celebrates nurses with free makeovers

A West Hollywood salon celebrates nurses with free makeovers

Five nurses who’ve seen the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic up close were treated to a reprieve this weekend when they received free makeovers at a salon in West Hollywood, California. “I’m so grateful to the community because nurses rarely take care of themselves,” UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center nurse Dahlia Maldonado told CNN. The…MORE

Authorities are investigating after four people died in a California helicopter crash

Authorities are investigating after four people died in a California helicopter crash

Four people died after a helicopter crashed in California Sunday, authorities said. The aircraft crashed before 1:15 p.m. PST north of Sacramento, according to a news release from the Colusa County Sheriff Department. CCSD deputies and fire personnel discovered all victims deceased on the scene, although their cause of death is not yet known and…MORE

A California mother died after being shot in front of 6-year-old daughter. Police think it could be a case of mistaken identity
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A California mother died after being shot in front of 6-year-old daughter. Police think it could be a case of mistaken identity

A California mother died after being shot in front of her 6-year-old daughter last week, in what authorities said could be a case of mistaken identity. Jacqueline Flores, 25, was parked with her daughter in the backseat of her vehicle in Fresno on July 27 when she was shot in the head, according to a…MORE

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