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Manhattan DA gives many misdemeanors a pass even as new mayor vows to combat growing crime

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Alvin Bragg, a former federal prosecutor sworn in as Manhattan District Attorney on Jan. 1, sent guidance to his office calling for the "decriminalization/non prosecution" for crimes including marijuana possession, t...

New York Magazine writes ‘to combat inflation, the U.S. should impose price controls’

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In his "Who’s Afraid of Price Controls?" article, contributing writer Eric Levitz offered up price controls as an "unorthodox" measure to combat inflation issues that are "depressing living standards, sowing financia...

San Francisco leaders approve mayor’s emergency plan to combat crime, drugs in Tenderloin area

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The 8-2 vote by the Board of Supervisors came after a lengthy meeting that ended just after midnight Friday. Board President Shamann Walton and Supervisor Dean Preston dissented, arguing that potential over-policing ...

Grassley demands briefing from DHS, DOJ on strategy to combat spike in smash-and-grab attacks across US

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Smash-and-grab looters have been targeting stores across the nation in recent weeks, robbing retailers of thousands of dollars in merchandise in cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, New York and ...

Shark Tank showcases Army veteran inspired to combat air pollution after exposure to burn pits

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"It was on the other end of our airfield, but it was burning 24-7. And as far as I can recall, every base that we flew to had a burn pit in some capacity that was getting rid of the trash."  Videau adds that there wa...

Biden will outline new steps to combat Covid through winter months

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The White House is set to announce a slew of new actions Thursday aimed at fighting the Covid-19 pandemic and protecting Americans from the Delta and newly discovered Omicron variants. President Joe Biden will detai...

First US overdose prevention centers open in New York City in an effort to combat overdose deaths

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New York City is now the first city in the nation to open two overdose prevention centers that will allow drug users to receive medical care and services to prevent drug overdose deaths, according to Mayor Bill de B...

Bill Nye teams up with White House to highlight how Biden’s economic agenda will help combat climate crisis

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Bill Nye will come to the White House on Tuesday to help President Joe Biden promote his economic agenda and highlight how it will help combat the climate crisis, a White House official tells CNN. Nye -- better kno...

Daylight Saving Time has ended. Here’s how to make the most of your time and combat seasonal mental health issues

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You've turned back your clocks for Daylight Saving Time, but what now? Many people look forward to that extra hour of sleep, but it's not enough to erase chronic sleep debt, said Dr. Kannan Ramar, professor of medic...

McAuliffe Virginia governor campaign’s inability to combat ‘race-baiting BS’ blasted by progressives

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A statement issued by the left-wing groups Battle Born Collective, Justice Democrats, Sunrise Movement and United We Dream Action said McAuliffe’s "shellacking" Tuesday night by Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin should be a ...

Portland sets new homicide record, use traffic barrels to combat drive-by shootings

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As of Tuesday, Oregon’s largest city has recorded 67 killings so far this year, three-quarters of which have been carried out by firearms, according to the Associated Press. The total number of shootings – around 1,0...

Massachusetts rally honors fallen police officers to combat anti-police staffing problems

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Ahead of National Police Weekend, the community came together waving flags and holding signs and pictures of officers who made the ultimate sacrifice, WGGB-TV reported. SEATTLE POLICE STAFFING WOES PROMPT EMERGENCY D...

Oregon is changing its substitute teacher license rules to combat an ‘extraordinary shortage’

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Hoping to help curb what officials are calling an "extraordinary shortage" of substitute teachers across the state, the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission announced a new rule temporarily dropping the...

DOJ launching effort to combat threats of violence against school officials across US

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DOJ launching effort to combat threats of violence against school officialsThe Department of Justice is launching an effort to combat what it says is an "increase" in "threats of violence" against school officials an...

Biden to make push to combat climate crisis while surveying wildfire damage on West Coast

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President Joe Biden on Monday will survey wildfire damage on the West Coast and argue recent extreme weather events underscore the urgency of his economic agenda and making investments in the nation's infrastructure...

Sen. Joni Ernst, first female combat vet in Senate, laments Afghan collapse: ‘It is all on President Biden’

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Ernst blamed the president for the conditions on the ground, as the Pentagon engaged in a mission to help evacuate Americans from the U.S. embassy in Kabul. She told "The Story" that while Rear Adm. John Kirby, the P...

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