Economic fallout from pandemic disproportionately hits Latinas

Esperanza Hernandez and her two daughters are living in a small apartment with a shower curtain used to create a bedroom. She is one of the millions of Latinas in the U.S. who are facing hardships brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.  “I’ve always lived in the shadows,” Hernandez said.  She lived in the shadows, but she was More...

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By admin On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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Doctors and local officials call Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s reversal of COVID-19 restrictions “premature”

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s announcement on Tuesday to lift statewide COVID-19 restrictions was met with criticism from doctors and some local officials who say it comes too soon in the fight against More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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Twitter will label posts with misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines

Twitter announced Monday that it will begin applying labels to tweets that include misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines and is introducing a strike policy to curb users from repeatedly violating those More...

By admin On Monday, March 1st, 2021
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Chadwick Boseman tributes pour in as celebrities and fans mourn the actor and “Black Panther” star who died at 43

Celebrities, politicians and fans are mourning the loss of actor Chadwick Boseman, who died Friday after a four-year battle with colon cancer at the age of 43. A statement said Boseman was diagnosed with stage More...

By admin On Friday, February 26th, 2021
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New law lets Israeli Health Ministry share personal info of citizens who decline COVID vaccine

Jerusalem — Israel’s parliament approved a law this week that will allow the personal information of people who chose not to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to be shared with local and national More...

By admin On Friday, February 26th, 2021
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California becomes first state to surpass 50,000 COVID-19 deaths

California has become the first state to surpass 50,000 COVID-19 deaths. The state reached 50,972 coronavirus-related fatalities on Thursday. New York is close behind, with more than 47,000 deaths, followed More...

By admin On Friday, February 26th, 2021
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Many would get COVID-19 vaccine, but hesitancy remains — CBS News poll

Most say they either will, or at least might, get a COVID-19 vaccine when they’re eligible — or else have gotten one already — but there are plenty who are still on the fence about it. Many of those More...

By admin On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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Tiger Woods faces a difficult road to recovery, doctors say

Medical experts predict that Tiger Woods will have a difficult road to recovery following his crash in Los Angeles this week. The 45-year-old golf legend suffered “serious injuries” to his lower More...

By admin On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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Military families are increasingly turning to food banks during the pandemic

Members of the U.S. military are increasingly turning to food banks to feed their families. Some families said they couldn’t last a week without visiting the food pantries.  Desiree Alvarez, her 3-year-old More...

By admin On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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Rescue animals offer comfort to children with disabilities

Last Updated Feb 24, 2021 7:18 PM EST Leander, Texas — Some superheroes need a sidekick. For 5-year-old Harper, it’s Halo, a white fluffy dog with one leg and an unlimited supply of love.  “She More...