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More than 100 part-timers at Indiana University Health left jobless for refusing Covid-19 vaccine
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More than 100 part-timers at Indiana University Health left jobless for refusing Covid-19 vaccine

At least 125 part-time employees at Indiana University Health system, the largest physicians network in the state, have lost their jobs for not complying with Covid-19 vaccination requirements, a spokeswoman said Friday. “Indiana University Health has put the safety and well-being of patients and team members first by requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against…MORE

Fearing battery fires after recalls, people are selling their Chevy Bolt EVs back to GM
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Fearing battery fires after recalls, people are selling their Chevy Bolt EVs back to GM

After Bart Schoenfeld’s Chevrolet Bolt EV was recalled for the second time, he’d had enough. GM had warned that some of the cars could have a manufacturing defect that might cause them to catch fire. For safety’s sake, the automaker recommended Bolt owners restrict their use of the car to avoid straining the batteries, and…MORE

The UN General Assembly is about to start. Here’s what to watch for
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The UN General Assembly is about to start. Here’s what to watch for

Coronavirus be damned, the world’s diplomats are back. New Yorkers who enjoyed the peace and quiet of the United Nations’ all-virtual General Assembly last year will once again face the gridlock of diplomatic motorcades next week, as world leaders and their entourages descend on the international body’s headquarters in Manhattan. The 76th session of the…MORE

RBG’s legacy one year after the liberal icon’s death
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RBG’s legacy one year after the liberal icon’s death

One year after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, schools and hospitals have been christened for her, scholarly awards created in her name and artworks designed with her visage. Ginsburg’s pioneering women’s rights legacy endures, along with the signature lace-collar motif on T-shirts and trinkets. But there’s another vestige of Ginsburg’s legacy…MORE

DHS to ramp up deportation flights to Haiti as migrants overwhelm US southern border
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DHS to ramp up deportation flights to Haiti as migrants overwhelm US southern border

The Department of Homeland Security plans to ramp up deportation flights to Haiti to deter Haitians who are overwhelming Del Rio, Texas, a Customs and Border Protection official told CNN. The flights are expected soon, the official said. A Homeland Security official previously told CNN that a flight to Haiti went out Wednesday and that…MORE

Customs officers seize fake championship rings that — if genuine — would have been worth nearly $2.4 million
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Customs officers seize fake championship rings that — if genuine — would have been worth nearly $2.4 million

US Customs and Border Protection officers recently seized 86 counterfeit championship rings that would have been worth $2.38 million if they had been authentic, the agency said. On September 13, officers at the Chicago port of entry found 34 fake New York Yankees rings, 24 from the Chicago Bulls, 22 from the St. Louis Cardinals…MORE

Maricopa County and Arizona GOP-led Senate reach agreement after months of partisan sparring over 2020 ballots
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Maricopa County and Arizona GOP-led Senate reach agreement after months of partisan sparring over 2020 ballots

Arizona’s Maricopa County and the Republican-controlled state Senate have reached an agreement after a months-long dispute relating to a problem-plagued, partisan review of 2020 ballots. The local government had refused to hand over electronic voting equipment logs related to the November 2020 election. The state Senate has been sparring with Maricopa County officials who didn’t…MORE

Why we’re talking about the debt limit again
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Why we’re talking about the debt limit again

Republicans and Democrats in Washington are gearing up for their occasional fight over raising the US debt limit. Also known as the “debt ceiling,” it’s exactly what it sounds like — the maximum that the federal government is allowed to borrow. Why is there a maximum? Because Congress set one more than a century ago…MORE

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