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A Bronx judge on Monday ruled that New York must offer all state prison and jail inmates the coronavirus vaccine — calling the group’s past eligibility exclusion “unfair and unjust.” The decision by Bronx Supreme Court Justice Alison Tuitt came the same day that state officials announced all adults over 30 will be eligible to... New York Post
VOA VIEW: The rules change at the same time.
Teachers from San Diego Unified School District are headed south to give migrant children in-person instruction before their own students get to experience in-person learning, FOX News
Biden's age has already created enormous pressure on Kamala Harris. Giving her the impossible task of fixing immigration is not likely to help her.
VOA VIEW: The liberal press can't help calling the facts.
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Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC director, reiterated that travel should be limited to only what's essential as the U.S. hit 30 million COVID-19 cases.
VOA VIEW: Limiting travel would be smart.
Volkswagen is poised to change its name to "Voltswagen," switching the "k" to a "t" in a nod toward the automaker's investment in electric vehicles.
VOA VIEW: It clearer now.
Former President Donald Trump likes press releases but public relations specialists and political strategists say they are no substitute for Twitter.
VOA VIEW: True - it will change.
The South Carolina senator told Fox News on Sunday that he believes a bill on banning assault weapons would not pass on the Senate floor.
The city of New York moved to end qualified immunity, making it the first city in the United States to do so. ABC
VOA VIEW: Total liberal madness.
An early Republican candidate has announced plans to seek the Alaska U.S. Senate seat that has been held since 2002 by Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski ABC
VOA VIEW: A Republican change would be good.
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The U.S. Education Department is temporarily relaxing the rules of a student loan forgiveness program that's meant to help people with disabilities but that critics say carries overly burdensome rules ABC
VOA VIEW: Discrimination should not work for any group.
Last month, Virginia lawmakers quietly passed one of the most restrictive bans in the country on the use of facial recognition technology ABC
VOA VIEW: Good and bad points.
More than a dozen states are set to open COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all adults this week ABC
VOA VIEW: Moving forward.
This is the second time that the CDC has extended the order to stop evictions during the pandemic. ABC
VOA VIEW: Who pays the wrongful act.
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Prosecutors began their case Monday against the former Minneapolis officer charged in the death of George Floyd. CBS
VOA VIEW: A travesty in justice.
The U.S. is racing to find space to house more than 17,000 unaccompanied migrant children. The number of children crossing the border is expected to rise. CBS
VOA VIEW: Very sad circumstances.
After spending months working on a new way to make campus more inclusive for its 700 Muslims, Duke University will not be sounding a Muslim call to prayer from the chapel's bell tower. It was supposed to be a new weekly tradition, but the school scrapped the plan after public outcry and some threats. CBS
VOA VIEW: A right thing to do.
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The son of evangelist Rev. Billy Graham called Duke University's plan to let Muslim students use the chapel bell tower to broadcast a weekly call to prayer "a slap at the Christian faith." CBS
VOA VIEW: They did - it was wrong.
Amazon has ratcheted up attacks against critics on Twitter just as workers at an Alabama warehouse are set to vote on whether to unionize. CNBC
Traffic resumed in the Suez Canal on Monday after the ship Ever Given was freed. Experts warn that the impact will reverberate throughout supply chains. CNBC
The IRS has extended the deadline to contribute to IRAs and HSAs to May 17, in line with the due date for federal individual tax returns. CNBC
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New York business leaders are pushing President Biden and Senate Majority Leader Schumer to bring back the full SALT deduction, which was capped under Trump. CNBC
A single dose of Pfizer or Moderna's Covid-19 vaccines was 80% effective in preventing infections, according to a new CDC study. CNBC
"We're giving up hard-fought, hard-won gains," President Joe Biden said on Monday. CNBC
VOA VIEW: If so, the country goes financially backward.
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A now unpublished press release called the change a "public declaration of the company's future-forward investment in e-mobility." CNBC
VOA VIEW: Cute - Voltswagen.
Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., expressed concern about the central bank's foray into social issues such as climate change, race and health insurance. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The country is going too far left.
Shareholders of Goldman Sachs argued at the Supreme Court that they should be allowed to sue the investment banking giant over generic statements. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The right of any lawsuit should be considered.
Tesla double-charged some customers for new cars. Now those customers are trying to get refunds for the added charges. CNBC
Georgia has a long history of attracting national sports events, but a controversial new voting law might have severe repercussions for that tradition. CNN
VOA VIEW: Threats should not prevail.
Georgia election official Gabriel Sterling, who called out former President Donald Trump's election misinformation as a Republican, echoed Gov. Brian Kemp about the state's controversial new voting law. Sterling tells CNN's Pamela Brown that both political parties are responsible for creating distrust in the election process. CNN
Sen. Thom Tillis announced on Monday that he has prostate cancer and will be getting surgery next week. CNN
A new poll indicates that American church membership has fallen below the majority for the first time. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Sad - it could get worse.
Here is a Fox News roundup of the important statistics related to the Derek Chauvin trial, the events surrounding George Floyd's death and the nationwide protests that followed FOX News
VOA VIEW: The death is sad, even if Floyd was evil - the video is compelling.
The Arkansas Senate voted 28-7 to approve a measure banning access to gender-affirming care such as puberty blockers and hormones to transgender minors, sending it to Gov. Asa Hutchinson's desk to be signed. UPI
An upstate New York resident on Monday became the latest woman to accuse New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of unwanted advances, saying he inappropriately kissed in her own home in 2017. UPI
VOA VIEW: A little too late, if true.
President Joe Biden announced Monday that 90% of adults will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine within the next three weeks. But he also called on local leaders to reinstate and maintain face mask mandates. UPI
The U.S. Army announced a $2.76 billion contract award to Lockheed Martin to obtain guided missile launch rocket systems and associated equipment. UPI
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said Monday he will begin talks with political parties elected to the Knesset in hopes a coalition government can be formed after last week's elections found no clear winner. UPI
VOA VIEW: Here it goes, again.
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