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Children’s hospitals grapple with a nationwide surge in RSV infections
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — An unseasonably early spike in respiratory syncytial virus cases among young children is pushing some hospitals to capacity. RSV, as it’s called, is a respiratory virus… Read More
Free N95 masks are arriving at pharmacies and grocery stores. Here’s how to get yours
Updated January 26, 2022 at 10:24 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Nearly a week after the Biden administration announced it will deploy 400 million free N95 masks to the… Read More
What The New Monthly Child Tax Credits Mean For You And Your Family
“For working families with children, this tax cut sends a clear message: Help is here,” said President Biden, touting the tax credit that gives American families up to an extra $1,600 per child.
Trump Expands Deployment Of Federal Agents To End ‘Explosion Of Shootings’
Trump says agents will go “into communities plagued by violent crime.” He adds the administration has “no choice but to get involved.”
U.S. Supreme Court Allows ‘Remain In Mexico’ Program To Continue
The high court will allow the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy to stand across the entire southern border. The decision marks another immigration victory for the White House.
Actress Felicity Huffman Sentenced To 14 Days In College Admissions Scandal
The TV and film star is the first parent to be sentenced in connection with the years-long, multimillion-dollar scheme. The case has resurfaced questions about college access, race and privilege.
Trump Administration’s New Asylum Rule Clears 1st Legal Hurdle
“It’s in the greater public interest to allow the administration to carry out its immigration policy,” U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly of Washington, D.C., said from the bench.
Lawmakers Respond To ‘Vile,’ Secret Facebook Group Created By Border Patrol Agents
Among the group’s most offensive posts were discussions of recent migrant deaths, jokes about throwing burritos at lawmakers and illustrations depicting sexually aggressive acts.
Insys Files For Chapter 11, Days After Landmark Opioid Settlement Of $225 Million
The maker of a highly addictive fentanyl-based drug wants to sell its assets to pay some $250 million in debts. The move could let the company out of part of the settlement deal reached last week.
Capital Gazette Shooting: At Least 5 Fatalities, Many Others Injured
Police confirmed at least five people have been fatally shot and many others injured in at shooting at Maryland’s Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis.
YouTube Pulls Ads from Vlogger Logan Paul For Tasing Dead Rats
The video platform has temporarily shut off the video star’s revenue stream, citing a “pattern of behavior” that the company says is potentially damaging to other creators.
Mars Rover Curiosity’s Panoramic Photo Depicts Its Epic Journey
It captured images that show some of the key regions NASA’s robot has explored since 2012.
For CDC, Reducing Flu Spread Takes Priority Over Nuclear Attack Preparedness
The agency scrapped plans to tell Americans what to do in a nuclear attack. Instead, it will focus on the flu. The decision came before Saturday’s false alert of a ballistic missile attack.