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Israel to allow 3,000 Ethiopian Jews to immigrate
November 29, 2021
Israel's government on Sunday approved the immigration of several thousand Jews from war-torn Ethiopia, some of whom have waited for decades to join their relatives in Israel. ... read more »
More Black Infant Deaths Push up Indiana Newborn Death Rate
November 29, 2021
An increased infant mortality rate among Black newborn children contributed to what Indiana health officials found was a slightly higher overall infant mortality rate in the state during 2020. ... read more »
Stocks Sink on New COVID Variant; Dow Loses 905 Points
November 29, 2021
Stocks are closing sharply lower on Wall Street Friday, after a coronavirus variant from South Africa appeared to be spreading across the globe and the European Union proposed suspending air travel from southern Africa. ... read more »
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T-Mobile to Pay $20M After Outage Led to Failed 911 Calls
November 29, 2021
Wireless carrier T-Mobile agreed to pay $19.5 million in a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission over a 12-hour nationwide outage in June 2020 that resulted in thousands of failed 911 calls. ... read more »
In Omicron Hot Spot, Somber Mood as S Africa Faces Variant
November 29, 2021
The overcast, drizzly skies match the somber mood at the Tshwane University of Technology, a hot spot in South Africa's latest surge of COVID-19 cases, apparently driven by the new omicron variant that is leading countries around the world to impose new restrictions. ... read more »
Haiti Prime minister appoints new Cabinet amid turmoil
November 29, 2021
Prime Minister Ariel Henry swore in his new Cabinet on Wednesday, more than four months after he assumed leadership of Haiti following the assassination of President Jovenel Moise. ... read more »
Analysts: California Is Moving Into Next Budget Year With a $31 Billion Surplus
November 25, 2021
California is expected to move into the next fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2022, with a whopping $31 billion surplus, according to estimates from the independent Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO). ... read more »
Investing in American People and Communities
November 18, 2021
President Joe Biden and the Democratic Congress have come through with a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package—something the previous president repeatedly promised but never delivered. ... read more »
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Man Sets Himself on Fire to Protest Court Verdict in Iran
November 15, 2021
 A 65-year-old man has died after he set himself on fire in central province of Markazi when a court issued a verdict against him in dispute with his employer. ... read more »
21-story building under construction in Nigeria collapses
November 2, 2021
A 21-story apartment building being built in an upscale area of Nigeria's largest city collapsed on Monday with dozens of workers feared trapped under the rubble, witnesses said. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Council Begins Its Portion of Redistricting Process
November 2, 2021
The Los Angeles City Council today will begin its portion of the redistricting process with a presentation from the City Council Redistricting Commission and a vote to create an Ad Hoc Redistricting Committee. ... read more »
Marina Torres is Looking to be the Bridge Between the Law and the People; Running for City Attorney of Los Angeles
October 28, 2021
Looking to embody the duties of the City Attorney of Los Angeles is Marina Torres, by bringing her own experience as a first generation Latinx woman and a member of the community. ... read more »
Lewes Beach Renamed to Honor Former Black Business Owner
October 19, 2021
An eastern Delaware town has voted to change the name of one of its Delaware Bay beaches in honor of a former Black business owner. ... read more »
Colin Powell has Died of COVID-19 Complications, Family Says
October 18, 2021
Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday. ... read more »
Women Left Behind: Gender Gap Emerges in Africa’s Vaccines
October 15, 2021
the women in Sare Gibel already had heard the rumors on social media: The vaccines could make your blood stop or cause you to miscarry. Women who took it wouldn't get pregnant again. ... read more »
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