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‘Reached the limits' of voluntary system: New York mayor de Blasio urges businesses to force vaccines on employees

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has urged employers to be as aggressive as possible in mandating that workers get vaccinated against Covid-19, marking the latest sign the US jab campaign is shifting to force from cajoling.
“I'm calling on all New York City employers, including our private hospitals, to move immediately to some form of mandate,” de Blasio said on Friday in a radio interview. He called on employers to impose “whatever the maximum you feel you can do.”
De Blasio's comments come amid rising US Covid-19 infections, as the reportedly highly contagious Delta variant of the...
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No probes for Cuomo & Whitmer: Biden DOJ DROPS investigations into Michigan, Pennsylvania & New York nursing home Covid-19 deaths

No probes for Cuomo & Whitmer: Biden DOJ DROPS investigations into Michigan, Pennsylvania & New York nursing home Covid-19 deaths

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The Biden administration has decided not to investigate the Democrat governors of Michigan, Pennsylvania and New York over claims that their Covid-19 policies led to deaths of thousands of vulnerable people in nursing homes.
Deputy Assistant Attorney General Joe Gaeta informed House Republicans on Friday that the Justice Department has decided not to open an investigation into any public nursing facilities in the three states “at this time.”
A terrible day for thousands of families. In a letter to SteveScalise , TheJusticeDept wrote that they were dropping the nursing home investigations...
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'She's passionate about serving others': Third grader helps students prepare...

'She's passionate about serving others': Third grader helps students prepare for school

Luisita Cruz raised enough money to purchase school supplies to stuff 138 backpacks for students as well as 20 bags full of supplies for teachers. Read more ...

U.S. Golfer Bryson DeChambeau To Miss Olympics After Positive COVID Test

U.S. Golfer Bryson DeChambeau To Miss Olympics After Positive COVID Test

Bryson DeChambeau tested positive before leaving the United States for Tokyo. He'll be replaced on the four-person team by Patrick Reed. Read more ...

Smoke from CA's wildfires is impacting air quality. What a medical expert...

Smoke from CA's wildfires is impacting air quality. What a medical expert recommends to stay safe

As massive wildfires continue to burn across California, local health experts are raising concerns. Smoke coming off the Tamarack, Fly and Dixie fires is drifting into the... Read more ...

103-year old woman happy to have in-person celebration with family

103-year old woman happy to have in-person celebration with family

“103, I never thought I'd make it,” Lorraine Engelhart said with a laugh. Read more ...

US softball team battles against Australia

US softball team battles against Australia

The winner will play in the Olympic softball gold medal game. Read more ...

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

Skateboarding made its debut as an Olympic sport at the 2020 Tokyo Games. See some of the best images from the men's street competition. Read more ...

US swim team shines in Day 2 of the Tokyo Olympics

US swim team shines in Day 2 of the Tokyo Olympics

Chase Kalisz won the first American medal of the Tokyo Games with a gold in the men's 400-meter individual medley. Read more ...

Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93

Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93

The rabbi-turned-comedian died Saturday at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan after being hospitalized for over two weeks Read more ...

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

Skateboarding made its debut as an Olympic sport at the 2020 Tokyo Games. See some of the best images from the men's street competition. Read more ...

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

Skateboarding made its debut as an Olympic sport at the 2020 Tokyo Games. See some of the best images from the men's street competition. Read more ...