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States look for more Covid-19 vaccine doses as the nation’s death toll nears 400,000

States look for more Covid-19 vaccine doses as the nation’s death toll nears 400,000

States are racing to get Covid-19 vaccine supplies and distribution in order as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Friday of more contagious variants of coronavirus potentially exacerbating the spread. CDC officials implored Americans to continue with preventative measures against the coronavirus, while highlighting the variant first identified in Britain known…MORE

If you’re trying to make sense of the Capitol riot, read these books

If you’re trying to make sense of the Capitol riot, read these books

On January 6, the world watched as the US Capitol was attacked by pro-Trump rioters. Since then, each day has been filled with revelations about how it was plotted and carried out. Many are still trying to process the initial shock. While seeing Confederate and Trump 2020 flags draped all over the Capitol was a…MORE

Dustin Higgs executed less than a week before Inauguration Day

Dustin Higgs executed less than a week before Inauguration Day

Dustin John Higgs was executed in the early hours of Saturday morning becoming the 13th and last federal death row inmate to be executed since the Justice Department restarted federal executions in July 2019. He had been convicted of kidnapping and murdering three women in 1996. Higgs maintained his innocence until his death, according to…MORE

How to serve on MLK Day while isolating at home

How to serve on MLK Day while isolating at home

Caught between colliding pressures of a pandemic, political unrest and outcries for social justice, this Martin Luther King Day of Service is unlike any other. But despite the limitations of the season, this federal holiday doesn’t have to be any less impactful. Now more than ever, MLK Day of Service is enabling everyday people to…MORE

Middle schoolers send thank you notes to US Capitol workers

Middle schoolers send thank you notes to US Capitol workers

A group of middle school students in Pennsylvania is sending appreciation notes to workers and officers on Capitol Hill to thank them for their service in the aftermath of the violent attack last week. The students, who attend Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy in Bryn Mawr, asked their teachers if there was anything they could…MORE