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Michigan’s Surge In Covid-19 Cases Has Health Experts Worried For Rest Of The US

Michigan is currently in the middle of a major surge of Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations that has many experts worried for the rest of the nation. Younger people are among the most vulnerable as they’re the last group to receive their vaccinations. Dr. Celine Gounder is an epidemiologist who spoke to the media about this recent surge. 
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Updated Efficacy Levels in Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine

The coronavirus vaccine rollout is well underway for many countries around the world. After an applauded record development of several coronavirus vaccinations, developers are still monitoring vaccination data as they are distributed worldwide.
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S&P 500 Reaches 4000 Points For First Time Ever

Gains in Microsoft, Amazon and Alphabet helped the S&P 500 jump past the 4,000 point mark for the first time ever on Thursday as optimism about a recovering US economy persists.
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UK, USA Criticize WHO Covid Report, Accuse China of Withholding Data

As part of a statement signed by 12 other countries, the US and UK have heavily criticized a World Health Organization (WHO) report into the origin of the coronavirus pandemic, while also accusing China of ‘withholding access to complete, original data and samples”.
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Biden Reveals Details of $2 Trillion Infrastructure Investment Plan

President Joe Biden has this week unveiled plans for what he calls a ‘once-in-a-generation’ investment in infrastructure across America, promising it would lead the country out of the struggles of the pandemic to create the “strongest, most resilient, innovative economy in the world”.
International Travel

Some European countries are re-opening their borders

Depending on the restrictions in your country or area, many people are looking forward to the ability to travel to different countries on vacation again and with the global rollout of vaccinations against coronavirus, that is once again looking like a very attainable possibility.

World News

Europe Facing Another Easter Full Of Covid Restrictions

Despite the rollout of multiple vaccines, European nations are about to endure another holiday weekend full of restrictions to combat the spreading of Covid-19 and its variants.

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India Surpasses 100,000 New Covid-19 Cases In A Single Day 

India reported a record-breaking number of new Covid-19 cases this week, surpassing more than 100,000 cases in a single day; this makes India the second country after the United States to report more than 100,000 cases in a given day. 
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World Leaders Come Together And Call For Pandemic Treaty 

Global leaders have joined together to call for a new treaty that would aim to help the world prepare for future pandemics. The call to action comes with a warning as leaders are concerned with the rising vaccine nationalism that wealthier countries are expressing while they hoard the patents for Covid-19 vaccines.

More Than 18,000 Evacuated In Australia Due To ‘Life-Threatening’ Floods 

More than 18,000 Australian residents have been evacuated in New South Wales (NSW) due to heavy rains and major flooding in the area which is causing some areas of the nation to resemble “island seas,” according to residents. 
Human Rights

Human Rights Lawyer Says Syria Is ‘One Of The Greatest Humanitarian Catastrophes In History’

Nearly ten years ago the Arab Spring uprose, a movement that spread throughout the Middle East and eventually would hit the country of Syria.

U.S. News

Democrats Introduce Bill To Shift $1 Billion From Missile Funding To Vaccine Development

Democrats have introduced legislation that would transfer $1 billion in funding from a “controversial” new intercontinental ballistic missile to instead be used to develop a universal Covid-19 vaccine.

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Health Experts Warn Another Covid-19 Surge Could Look Different For Younger People

Health experts claim that while Covid-19 vaccinations in the US are currently rolling out at a successful rate, not enough individuals are protected in the country to gain a proper herd immunity, and another surge may be on the way if we don’t continue to protect ourselves in the coming months. 

Derek Chauvin Set To Go On Trial For The Murder Of George Floyd This Week 

The murder trial of Derek Chauvin will begin this week in Minneapolis. Chauvin is charged with the second-and-third-degree murder of George Floyd as well as manslaughter after he detained Floyd over suspicion of passing a $20 counterfeit bill last May. 

Biden Working On $3 Trillion Package To Improve Infrastructure In America 

President Joe Biden is working on assembling a new package of investments that would divide $3 trillion among the nation’s infrastructure and domestic needs throughout the next few years.
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House Passes Immigration Bills To Grant Citizenship For Dreamers And Farmworkers

This week the House passed two proposals that would legalize the subsets of around 11 million immigrants who are living in the US without legal permission. The hope is to get the bill to President Biden’s desk as quickly as possible to give immigrants an easier chance at gaining citizenship and remaining in the US safely. 

Business News

The American Dream: How American-Made Goods Are Helping A Nation Heal | Duluth Pack

Within the past year of the pandemic Duluth Pack, the oldest canvas and leather bag manufacturer in the United States, stepped up by making sustainable PPE equipment for the nation’s healthcare industry.

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Nike Denies Utilizing Uyghur Muslim Factories in China

Nike has denied that the company has been using any type of textiles or spun yarn from the Xinjiang Autonomous Region (XUAR), where China allegedly holds Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities in forced labor camps.

Sabra Recalls Classic Hummus Due To Salmonella Contamination 

Sabra Dipping Company, the maker of popular Sabra Hummus, has announced a recall of about 2,100 tubs of its classic hummus after a routine test performed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed a potential salmonella contamination. The FDA made the announcement this Monday, stating that all 10-ounce tubs should be called back. 
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U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Increase as Mid-Atlantic Factory Activity Nears 50-Year High

The number of US citizens filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose unexpectedly last week, but the labor market continued to regain its footing as an uptick in the rate of vaccinations leads to more business reopening across the country.
Movie & Popcorn

Cineworld Signs Multi-Year Deal With HBO, Plans To Reopen Regal Cinema Theaters In April

The company recently announced that they are projected to reopen all Regal Cinema theaters in the beginning of April to line up with the theatrical release of Godzilla Vs Kong on April 2nd. 

Culture News

Industry’s Top Songwriters Call For An End To ‘Artist Bullying’ Over Royalties

Songwriters for some of music’s biggest artist’s have penned an open letter to everyone within the industry calling on them to stop pressuring these writers to give up their publishing royalties. Writers for artists like Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga, and Ariana Grande have all signed the letter in a new collective known as the Pact.

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Soccer Players Protest Qatar World Cup as Talk of Boycott Grows

The latest round of international soccer fixtures has seen controversy over the upcoming World Cup in Qatar intensify as Norway players wore T-shirts reading ‘Human rights on and off the pitch’ in the build-up of their qualifier against Gibraltar this week.
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House Passes Resolution to Remove ERA Deadline

This week the House passed a joint resolution that will remove a deadline for states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. The news follows a recent federal court ruling that said the deadline expired for the ERA a long time ago.
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Global Business Leaders Working To End The Death Penalty 

Global business leaders have launched a campaign declaring their opposition to the death penalty, and urged government leaders all around the world to end the practice and consider asking their international peers to join them in this effort. 
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Markle ‘Inspires’ Beyoncé as Former Suits Co-Star Hits Out at UK Media

Piers Morgan's departure from Good Morning Britain and the debate over Prince Harry and Meghan Markle currently consuming the UK and beyond has sparked a litany of high-profile statements and comments from many as all walks of life weigh in on the complicated topic.

Entertainment News

Michelle Obama’s “Waffles + Mochi” Teaches Kids The Importance Of Healthy Eating

Former first lady Michelle Obama is teaming up with Netflix and some puppet friends to educate children about food and healthy ingredients.

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Hunter Biden Reveals Struggles With Addiction in Memoir

President Joe Biden’s son Hunter has announced that next week will see the release of his memoir, in which he details his lifelong struggle with alcoholism and drug abuse, writing that “in the last five years alone, my two-decades-long marriage has dissolved....
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Netflix Reportedly Spends $450 Million On Two ‘Knives Out’ Sequels 

It’s been reported that Netflix purchased the rights of two “Knives Out” sequels in a deal worth $450 million. Back in February 2020 director Rian Johnson announced that he was officially developing a sequel to his beloved 2019 murder mystery which included an all star cast of Hollywood’s most likeable actors, such as Chris Evans and Jamie Lee Curtis. 
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Johnny Depp Accuses Amber Heard of Lying About donating Divorce Settlement

Johnny Depp’s lawyers have told the UK Court of Appeal that Amber Heard told a ‘calculated and manipulative lie’ when she claimed she donated her $7 million divorce settlement to charity.
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Britney Spears’ Attorney Files To Have Her Father Removed As Conservator 

The attorney requested that the judge who is overseeing her court ordered conservatorship remove her father, Jamie Spears, as the conservator of her person and permanently replace him with Jodi Montgomery.

Health News

US Covid-19 Update: All 50 States To Make Vaccine’s Eligible For All By May 1st

All 50 states have announced plans to open up Covid-19 vaccinations for all adults by May 1st.

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Expert Claims Israel May Have Reached ‘Sort Of Herd Immunity’ From Covid-19

Eran Segal is a computational biologist at the Weizmann Institute of Science who recently spoke with the local Israeli media about how Israel in general may have reached a "sort of herd immunity" after getting nearly 4.9 million residents fully vaccinated. This led to a 97% decrease in the amount of new Covid-19 cases appearing in the nation. 
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UK, USA Criticize WHO Covid Report, Accuse China of Withholding Data

As part of a statement signed by 12 other countries, the US and UK have heavily criticized a World Health Organization (WHO) report into the origin of the coronavirus pandemic, while also accusing China of ‘withholding access to complete, original data and samples”.
Pandemic Mental Health

1 In 3 Covid-19 Survivors Diagnosed With Mental Health Disorders Within 6 Months Of Recovery

A pandemic study regarding the long term effects of Covid-19 in its survivors has estimated that 1 in 3 individuals were diagnosed with neurological or psychiatric conditions within six months of their initial infection. 
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Half Of US Adults Could Be Vaccinated By This Weekend 

According to an adviser from the White House, the United States is currently on track to have half of all adults vaccinated with at least one Covid-19 shot by this weekend, however, the adviser also emphasized that this doesn’t mean America is done with the pandemic. 

Lifestyle News

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How Technology Is Helping People Live A Healthier Life

Thanks to a wide variety of technology, it’s never been easier for people to start making healthier choices in their day-to-day lives.

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Have Your Socialization Needs Changed During the Pandemic?

The pandemic has deeply impacted our way of life when it comes to socialization.

Drew Barrymore Announces Launch Of Lifestyle Magazine 

Drew Barrymore has become a lifestyle guru within the past decade of her career. Between her numerous acting jobs, role as talk show host, and overall social media presence, the mogul has become a major influencer in terms of how people lead their everyday lives. 
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How Burnout Can Be Bad For Not Only Your Mental Wellbeing But Physical Health Too

Burnout is normally caused by excessive and long-lasting stress, causing a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion.
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UK to Address the Gender Health Gap

In a campaign that should have started in 2020 but was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, women and girls in the UK are being asked about their experience of the country's health system in order for the UK government to take a closer look at, and close the gender health gap. 

Real Estate News

How ‘Instagrammable’ Immersive Experiences Are Shaping Commercial Real Estate

Ari Rastegar is the CEO of Rastegar Property Company, a real estate company focused on value-oriented properties. Rastegar recently wrote about how these types of “instagrammable” locations will likely be a major player in rebuilding the industry as the pandemic comes to an end within the next year or so. 

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How to Brighten and Enliven Your Home For Spring

After a tough year and tough start to the new year, for the Northern hemisphere springtime is upon us, bringing brighter days, blooming flowers and many celebrations with it, such as Easter.
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Can Tidying Up Be Therapeutic?

Have you ever walked into your home and felt your stomach drop at the sight of an untidy living room or unclean kitchen? Have you felt inexplicably lower whilst watching TV or trying to relax whilst the house around you is cluttered or unclean?
NYC Real Estate

New York Real Estate Surging As City-Life Returns To Normalcy 

After one year of the Covid-19 pandemic, thanks to the rollout of multiple vaccines, life in major cities is starting to return to normalcy, as are the many industries that keep these cities populated. Real estate in New York City is beginning to see a rise in demand as prices begin to decrease again. 
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Home Adjustments To Save Money

Whether you are trying to tighten your belt after a tough year, looking to save up to move house or go on vacation, or simply trying to be more financially savvy there are many ways you can save money around the home.

Science News

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CDC Expected To Meet About J&J Vaccine Pause

The CDC and FDA are meeting to discuss the six blood clotting cases among people who received the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine.

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Coronavirus Third Wave in Europe

Despite vaccination programs being well underway, a third wave of coronavirus infections is spreading across Europe.
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America’s National Science Academy Proposes $100 Million Geoengineering Research Program 

The nation’s national science academy recently claimed that the US should establish a multimillion-dollar research program specifically for looking into solar geoengineering.
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Taking the COVID-19 Vaccine and Its Side Effects

As vaccination rollouts are underway across the world, more and more people will have the chance to take the inoculation against COVID-19.

Endometriosis Awareness Month, Are New Treatments in the Works?

The month of March is endometriosis awareness month and is observed worldwide via raising awareness, whether fundraising, educating or events.

Sports News

Catching A Brighter Tomorrow: Why So Many People Are Embracing Fishing Again | Phantom Lures

Phantom Lures is a fishing bait, tackle, and supply company that has been around since 1996, so throughout the past two decades they’ve seen many trends within the industry. The company’s mainly known for their custom baits that they manufacture for fishers of all kinds, but especially beginners who may not know where to begin.

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Giants Sign Golladay to $72 Million Deal as Free Agency Continues

The New York Giants have agreed to sign former Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay to a four-year, $72 million deal as teams continue to bolster their roster via free agency.
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NFL Free Agency Round Up

With the 2021 NFL season officially kicking off this week, the usual free agency frenzy is upon us as teams begin to build their rosters for opening weekend in September.
Professional Swimmer

Singer Cody Simpson’s Unexpected Bid To Compete In The 2021 Tokyo Olympics 

Cody Simpson is gearing up to compete at next month’s national championships for swimming in his home country of Australia. The singer will be going up against the nation’s top swimmers before June’s Olympic trials. 

NFL Franchise Tag Recap as Deadline Passes

A total of ten NFL players were tagged before the Tuesday deadline this week as teams start to build their rosters for the 2021 season, including star wide receivers Chris Godwin and Allen Robinson.

Technology News

Congress Questions Tech CEOs Over Role In Capitol Riot

Sundar Pichai of Google, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, and Jack Dorsey of Twitter all testified before two committees of the House of Representatives on “social media’s role in promoting extremism and the rampant spreading of misinformation” regarding the pandemic, Covid-19 vaccine, and election process.

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Amazon Using ‘Fake’ Twitter Accounts To Defend Working Conditions 

Amazon has received a slew of criticism within the past year of the pandemic due to the harsh working conditions their warehouse/lower level employees have had to endure at the sake of their own health and safety.
Asian Americans

Survey finds Asian Americans Endured the Largest Rise in Online Hate in 2020

A recent survey published by the Anti-Defamation league – which is an anti-hate speech organization established in 1913, looked at online hate and harassment specifically on social media platforms.

Microsoft To Potentially Buy Discord In $10 Billion Deal

Microsoft and Discord are currently in talks to reach an acquisition deal worth $10 billion. Jason Citron and Stan Vishnevskiy are the programmers and entrepreneurs who founded Discord back in 2015 as a platform for people to talk while they play video games.
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Gender Equality in BioNTech Workforce Made Vaccine Possible

International Women’s Day, which lands on March 8th each year, looks to celebrate the achievements and plight of women and girls across the world, who so often face barriers and pitfalls due to inequality.

Travel News

Why The Travel Industry Is Ready To Embrace Covid-19 Vaccination Passports

Many airlines are already looking into implementing a vaccine passport requirement to motivate safe travel as more individuals receive their doses around the world.

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CDC Tells Americans To ‘Limit Travel’ As Covid-19 Surges Continue Throughout Nation 

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gave Americans a stark warning this week, claiming that they should limit all travel, as Covid-19 cases are beginning to spike throughout the nation again, despite the roll out of multiple vaccines. 
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EU Officially Proposed Vaccine Passport Scheme

The idea of digital COVID passports or vaccine passports have been floating around or under discussion for some time. Globally, countries are still battling with the coronavirus pandemic and rolling out their own vaccination programs
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Unique Museums Around The World

To you, museums may be cornucopias rich with information, stories and histories, transporting you to different time periods, providing the gift of knowledge and tending to your every nerdy whim

Some Of The Most Breathtaking Places To See Wildflowers In The US

Many individuals are opting to go on road trips as the weather gets warmer and the country begins to reopen, here’s some of the most popular destinations that US residents will be heading to in the coming months.