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Major US Airlines Begin Dropping Mask Mandates After Judge Rules Biden’s Mandate Was Unlawful
After nearly two years, major U.S. airlines have begun dropping mask mandates for travelers after U.S. District Judge, Kathryn Kimball Mizelle of Florida, ruled that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s travel mask mandate...
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Gov. Kathy Hochul Says NY Won’t Be Shut Down Again for COVID-19
New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul promised in a recent interview that she will not be shutting down New York again amid a growing number of COVID-19 infections.  The governor vowed not to impose COVID-related...
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NYC Mayor Eric Adams Announces Metal Detectors for Metro in the Wake of Recent Violence
In the shadow of a mass shooting that saw 13 people injured and 10 shot, five critically, on board a Manhattan-bound N train in Sunset Park, New York City Mayor Eric Adams said that he...
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Confirmed: Meteor That Struck Earth in 2014 Is First Known Interstellar Object
On April 13, U.S. officials confirmed that a small meteorite that splashed down into the ocean near Papua New Guinea in 2014 was in fact a meteor that traveled from another solar system, making it...
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Battered by Lawsuits, Alex Jones’ Infowars Files for Bankruptcy Protection
According to filings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas on Sunday, three companies run by controversial radio host and internet celebrity Alex Jones, including his flagship company Infowars, IWhealth and...
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Archaeological Dig Beneath Notre Dame Cathedral Unearths an ‘Extraordinary and Emotional’ Find
Archaeologists, digging beneath the Notre Dame Cathedral, have uncovered a trove of artifacts including statues, sculptures, tombs and pieces of an original rood screen dating back to the 13th century.  The find also included “several...
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New Zealand’s Decision to Allow Suspect to Be Extradited to China Blasted as a ‘Deeply Disturbing Precedent’
In a 3-2 decision on Wednesday, New Zealand’s top court ruled to extradite a man accused of murder back to China, which if upheld will mark the first time the island nation has sent a...
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Elon Musk Tables Bid to Buy Out Twitter, Says It Must Be ‘Privatized’ to Protect Free Speech
After amassing the largest stake in Twitter by any individual by covertly purchasing a 9.2 percent stake in the company and after declining a role on Twitter’s board of directors, tech billionaire Elon Musk has...
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Poland Meets New Challenge as It Takes in Over 2 Million Refugees Fleeing War in Ukraine
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted more than 4.6 million Ukrainians to seek refuge in neighboring countries with Poland accommodating more than half of of the total exodus.  More than 32 nations have opened their...
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Sri Lanka Spirals Into Chaos as Protesters Demand Leader’s Resignation
In the midst of a financial, social and political crisis not seen since Sri Lanka’s independence in 1948, thousands of protesters are relentlessly calling for resignations of key political figures that they say are responsible...
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NY Mayor Eric Adams Under Pressure to Rehire Hundreds of Unvaccinated City Workers
Following a decision last month by New York City Mayor Eric Adam’s to exempt pro athletes and other performers from the city’s vaccine mandate a bipartisan group of council members are poised to formally demand...
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NY’s Public Employee Unions Win Pension Reform in Record-Breaking $220B State Budget
New York’s public employee unions have much to celebrate after Gov. Kathy Hochul unveiled a record-breaking $220 billion budget last week that partially rolled back decade-old pension reforms.  Peter Warren, research director with the Empire...