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Nearly 40% of Marines have declined Covid-19 vaccine

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Washington Nearly 40% of US Marines are declining Covid-19 vaccinations, according to data provided to CNN on Friday by the service, the first branch to disclose service-wide numbers on acceptance and declination. A...

Nearly 30% of encounters on the US-Mexico border in March were repeat crossers, administration says

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Nearly 30% of migrants encountered at the US-Mexico border in March had previously tried to cross, the Biden administration says. Overall, US Customs and Border Protection apprehended more than 172,000 people attemp...

Woman with the world’s longest nails cuts them after nearly 30 years

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The Texan who had the world's longest nails grown by a woman can finally open a door without fear after cutting them. Ayanna Williams of Houston broke the Guinness World Record for the world's longest fingernails in...

Nigeria’s President Buhari describes prison break which freed nearly 2000 inmates as ‘act of terrorism’

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Nearly 2000 inmates broke free from a prison in southeast Nigeria Monday after armed men invaded the site and used explosives to blast parts of the prison, authorities said. Six of the 1,844 inmates who escaped fro...

Nearly 40,000 kids lost a parent to COVID-19, study suggests

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Researchers from Stony Brook University published findings in JAMA Pediatrics on Monday, which suggested 37,300 kids under the age of 17 lost a parent to COVID-19, as of February 2021.  "Unfortunately, there [has] be...

Nearly 28 tons of cocaine seized after police access encrypted network

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Police in Belgium say they have seized almost 28 tons of cocaine with a street value of 1.4 billion euros ($ 1.65 billion) after gaining access to an encrypted phone network used by criminals. In the six weeks sinc...

Nearly half of Americans think Black people face a lot of discrimination, survey says

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Most Americans say that people of color in the United States face at least some discrimination, according to a survey published Thursday by the Pew Research Center. A new survey shows that 80% of Americans believe t...

Nearly half of parents said teens face new or worsening mental health issues during pandemic, poll says

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Nearly half of parents reported their teenagers faced new or worsening mental health conditions since the pandemic began, a new poll has found. A survey of 977 parents with children ages 13 to 18 analyzed teen ment...

Alaska opens vaccines to residents 16 and up, the first state to drop nearly all eligibility requirements

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Alaska, one of the states leading the US in vaccinations, has made the Covid-19 vaccine available to any resident ages 16 and up. It's the first state in the US to remove nearly every eligibility requirement for th...

For the first time, girls were eligible to be Eagle Scouts — and nearly 1,000 earned the elite rank

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Want more inspiring, positive news? Sign up for The Good Stuff, a newsletter for the good in life. It will brighten your inbox every Saturday morning. Valerie Johnston knew she wanted to be a Boy Scout since she ...

A Texas woman sues an electric company after her bill was nearly $10,000

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A Texas woman has filed a proposed billion-dollar class-action lawsuit against electric company Griddy Energy that alleges the company engaged in unlawful price gouging during last week's statewide winter storm and ...

Man dies after police kneel on his neck for nearly 5 minutes, family says in wrongful death claim

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A 30-year-old Northern California man undergoing a mental health episode died days after police officers kneeled on the back of his neck for nearly five minutes to subdue him, lawyers for his family said. Angelo Qui...

Nearly 15,000 Covid-19 deaths have been recorded in New York nursing homes and adult care facilities, data shows

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The New York State Department of Health is continuing to release data shedding more light on Covid-19 deaths among residents in the state's long-term care facilities, after a state Supreme Court judge ordered the de...

Vale will pay nearly $7 billion over Brazilian dam collapse that killed 270 people

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(CNN Business)Vale has agreed to pay nearly $ 7 billion in compensation after a dam collapsed at one of its mines in Brazil two years ago, killing 270 people and causing huge damage to the local environment. The s...

Smuggler caught with nearly 1,000 cacti and succulents strapped to her body

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A woman who strapped nearly 1,000 succulents and endangered cacti to her body in an attempt to smuggle them into New Zealand has been sentenced to 100 hours of community work, the country's biosecurity ministry said...

How lawmakers made it nearly impossible to legalize abortion in Honduras

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This week, lawmakers in Honduras changed the country's constitution to make it virtually impossible to legalize abortion in the future -- an extreme election-year move that critics warn will further endanger women's...

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