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COVID case numbers are still going up. Kids under 5 won't be eligible for vaccination for months. How can parents make smart decisions in the meantime? LA Times
VOA VIEW: No one knows the real answer.
Supreme Court conservatives express skepticism of President Biden's mandate that most workers be vaccinated for COVID-19. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Will they do right by the people?
Kudos to Mayor Eric Adams’ team for rejecting the racist de Blasio approach to public health. After The Post revealed that the city Health Department had used race as a key determiner for allocating COVID-testing resources, the new crew quickly opened a slew of new testing sites across the city, undoing the outrageous inequity. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Adams is faking many.
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On Friday, three Supreme Court justices made false claims about COVID-19 hospital rates for children and the severity of the virus's spread. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Liberal Justices have clearly shown their prejudice.
Mayor Eric Adams vowed to restore law and order, but tapping his own brother, Bernard Adams, as a deputy NYPD commissioner and controversial Phil Banks as deputy mayor for public safety can only cause needless distractions and doubt. Many will assume his deputy-commish choice was straight-up nepotism. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Nepotism is clear and Adams has shown that NYC is in trouble.
Getting the former vice president to answer questions under oath could be crucial as the House panel focuses on Donald Trump’s responsibility for the Capitol riot. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
The breakthrough by doctors at the University of Maryland offers hope for those who languish on organ transplant waitlists.
Sen. Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., plans to introduce the bill, which comes the same day that the Vice Chair of the Fed resigned over his own financial activity. USA Today
VOA VIEW: An interesting situation.
ECRI, a patient safety nonprofit, ranked coronavirus tests on measures a consumer might find useful
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Jordan, an Ohio Republican, is the second lawmaker to refuse to testify before the House committee investigating the Capitol attack.
America’s bigger businesses are now required to know their employees’ coronavirus vaccination status and should be demanding mandatory mask-wearing of those who haven’t received the shots after the Biden administration’s most expansive vaccine mandate took effect Monday. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has promised a light touch on enforcement ... Washington Times
President Biden plans to journey to Georgia on Tuesday to drum up support for a Democratic rewriting of the nation’s election laws and accuse Republicans of curtailing voting rights. A partisan showdown over election laws has become the Democrats’ top priority after the demise last month of Mr. Biden’s $1.75 ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Liberals want to federalize all elections - danger.
The Republican National Committee announced Monday it was filing suit against New York City for a recently passed ordinance granting more than 800,000 immigrants the right to vote in city elections. Ronna Romney McDaniel, the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, announced the lawsuit on Monday. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: A total illegality.
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Newly released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the U.S. abortion rate increased in 2019 for the second consecutive year, marking an apparent statistical reversal of a long-term decline. The CDC's most recent Abortion Surveillance report indicated that the U.S. abortion rate among reporting states ... Washington Times
Doctors say it is possible for people to be diagnosed with COVID-19 and influenza, but it doesn't mean the viruses have mingled into a superbug or that it will make someone twice as sick. The phenomenon, dubbed "flurona" by some, has been reported by health agencies from Los Angeles to ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: More liberal stupidity.
Hospitals around the U.S. are increasingly taking the extraordinary step of allowing nurses and other workers infected with the coronavirus to stay on the job if they have mild symptoms or none at all ABC
VOA VIEW: The sign of the times.
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The Georgia prosecutor weighing whether Donald Trump and others committed crimes by trying to pressure state election officials said a decision on whether to bring charges could come as early as the first half of this year ABC
VOA VIEW: A waste of time.
Former President Donald Trump argues he has "absolute immunity" from liability in the three civil suits filed against him. CBS
VOA VIEW: As they should.
Unvaccinated employees at the nation's fourth-largest bank could lose their job by end of month, according to memo. CBS
Americans whose jobs don't provide paid sick leave are having to choose between their health and their paycheck. CBS
VOA VIEW: Sickness may cause financial problems.
Investors expect another year of wild price swings, while researchers predict more crypto companies will go public. CBS
VOA VIEW: Bad idea for low investors.
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Filing season opens January 24 and Treasury officials are urging taxpayers to get their tax returns in as early as possible. CBS
Bourla said the two-dose vaccine has lost its protective power against infection and its ability to prevent hospitalization has also dropped. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Pfizer wants to make more money.
The price of bitcoin fell to its lowest point since September, as rising rates continue leading investors to shed positions in risky, growth-oriented assets. CNBC
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There are steps people can take to ensure their tax return and refund don't face processing delays, said IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig. CNBC
Both Pfizer and Moderna have omicron-specific vaccines coming. But the targeted shot was needed in December to help stem the current wave, say experts. CNBC
VOA VIEW: To some degree that may be truthful.
Medicare officials were instructed Monday to reassess the standard monthly amount due to a reduction in the cost of a drug that caused half the premium jump. CNBC
A federal judge in Washington, DC, is set to consider, for the first time, whether former President Donald Trump is immune from liability related to his supporters attacking the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. CNN
New York City Mayor Eric Adams defended naming his brother as deputy NYPD commissioner FOX News
VOA VIEW: Adams is a major disappointment.
A sweeping database has reportedly uncovered CRT-associated ideas in mandatory trainings and other materials in U.S. higher education. FOX News
VOA VIEW: These are sick times.
Democratic congressman Ed Perlmutter of Colorado announced Monday he will not seek reelection to the House of Representatives next year following the completion of his eighth term. UPI
Eleven North Carolina voters filed a complaint Monday against Rep. Madison Cawthorn, alleging he played a role in last year's attack on the U.S. Capitol that constitutionally bars him from a reelection bid. UPI
The U.S. Secret Service charged a Queens, N.Y., man on Monday with threatening to kidnap and kill former President Donald Trump. UPI
The United States and Russia engaged in "frank and forthright" negotiations over eight hours of security talks Monday in Switzerland but failed to notch any breakthroughs, negotiators said. UPI
VOA VIEW: There is little to talk about - no deals and no attacks on Ukraine.
Americans read an average of 12.6 books during the past year, according to a new Gallup poll released Monday. UPI
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