Major Florida Hospital Seeing Biggest Patient Spike Since Pandemic Started

Topline The healthcare system operating the largest hospital in central Florida is moving to limit visitations and push back elective procedures after dealing with what appears to be its biggest Covid patient surge throughout the pandemic, driven by the rapidly spreading Delta variant that’s made Florida a national hot spot. A tent is seen set…

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Biden hits Cuba with more sanctions over its crackdown on protesters

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday announced a new round of sanctions against the besieged Cuban government for its violent crackdown on demonstrators, blacklisting the defense minister and a paramilitary police force.Officials said the sanctions targeted specific members of the island’s authoritarian government who were deemed responsible for the repression of protesters demanding more freedom, food…

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Ron Johnson: ‘I may not be the best candidate’ for 2022 midterms

Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonMilwaukee alderwoman launches Senate bid Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes enters Senate race Press: Two big lies are harming America MORE (R-Wis.) said he may not be the best candidate for the 2022 midterms, ahead of what is expected to be a competitive Senate race in the Badger State. “I want to make sure…

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Tucker Carlson attacks Black officer who says he was called the N-word during the Capitol riot

Fox News host Tucker Carlson called a Black police officer who said he was called the N-word while defending the Capitol on Jan. 6 an “angry, left-wing political activist” on Wednesday.In April, Capitol police Officer Harry Dunn told “The ReidOut” host Joy Reid that Black officers fought a “different” battle than everybody else as they…

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Vote falls short, but infrastructure talks continue

Posted July 21, 2021 at 7:12pmThe Senate’s rejection Wednesday of a procedural step to advance a still unwritten infrastructure bill sets the stage for a second attempt, possibly early next week.While Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer said little Wednesday about pleas from Republicans in the 22-member bipartisan group negotiating details of the $1.2 trillion…

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Pelosi bars Trump allies from Jan. 6 probe; GOP vows boycott

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, a decision the Republican denounced as “an egregious abuse of power.”McCarthy said the GOP won’t participate in the investigation if Democrats won’t accept the members he appointed.…

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1.5 mln children have lost parents to pandemic; potential brain gateway for virus found

A child looks at the “Naming the Lost Memorials,” as the U.S. deaths from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are expected to surpass 600,000, at The Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., June 10, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File PhotoJuly 21 (Reuters) – The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the…

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Texas Senate passes bill that removes requirement to teach Ku Klux Klan as ‘morally wrong’

The Texas Senate has voted to pass a bill that would remove a requirement for public school teachers to teach that the Ku Klux Klan is “morally wrong.”The agenda item was included in some two dozen curriculum requirements that were dropped in Senate Bill 3, which the Republican-dominated Senate passed 18-4 last Friday.The bill addresses…

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