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New York City’s notorious Rikers Island jail complex, troubled by years of neglect, has spiraled into turmoil during the coronavirus pandemic. "In our office's 50 years of monitoring the city jails, this is one of the most dangerous times we’ve seen," said Mary Lynne Werlwas, a lawyer and the director of the Prisoners’ Rights Project at the Legal Aid Society. At one point during the summer, more than one-third of the city’s jail guards — about 3,050 of 8,500 — were on sick leave or medically unfit to work with inmates, according to the agency that runs the city's jails, the Department of Correction.
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Alex Murdaugh, the South Carolina attorney who authorities allege planned his own shooting death in an insurance fraud scheme, appears in court.
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IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday disputed an independent investigation which found that in her previous job at the World Bank, she pressed staff to alter a report to avoid angering China.
The leader of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara was killed by a drone strike that hit him on a motorcycle last month in a French-led operation involving backup from U.S., EU, Malian and Nigerien military forces, French authorities said Thursday.
Jon Slusser, The Famous Group Owner, explains how his company created a mixed-reality panther that appeared to jump around Bank of America Stadium.
A federal judge on Thursday declined to ease pre-trial release conditions for a Beverly Hills, California, beauty salon owner facing felony charges for participating in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot. A. Charles Peruto Jr., lawyer for Gina Bisignano, 52, owner of Gina’s Eyelashes and Skincare, asked U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols in Washington to terminate a house arrest order and to allow his client to remove an ankle bracelet monitor. Nichols, however, declined to relax Bisignano's release conditions, though he said he might reconsider his position.
However, the FDA said on Thursday the cocktail is not a substitute for vaccination against COVID-19. The FDA said that bamlanivimab and etesevimab, which are administered together, could be also used as post-exposure prevention for patients who are not fully vaccinated or who are not expected to mount an adequate immune response to complete vaccination or have been exposed to an individual infected with the virus. The revision comes a day after the U.S. government bought 388,000 additional doses of Lilly's COVID-19 antibody therapy.
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At a briefing on Thursday, press secretary Jen Psaki said that the White House offered to set up a call with a doctor to speak with the rapper Nikki Minaj, after she posted a tweet with vaccine misinformation.
The US Coast Guard (USCG) continued to support recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ida on September 16, footage taken at Air Station Clearwater in Florida shows.The USCG has responded to the hurricane’s impacts to waterways and assessed the environmental threats across southeast Louisiana, according to a press release.This video, released by the USCG, shows guardsmen loading hurricane relief supplies including lodging equipment for Ida responders onto an aircraft, according to a caption. Credit: US Coast Guard via Storyful
Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday confirmed that the White House reached out after the Grammy-nominated rapper posted misinformation about coronavirus vaccines, but that it did not extend her an invitation to visit the White House.
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Despite a slow start plagued by much controversy that still haunts President Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's coronavirus vaccination campaign is now one of the fastest-paced and farthest-reaching in the world.
No state has extended the pandemic unemployment programs that expired earlier this month despite the call from the Biden administration to use leftover stimulus funds to do so.
Parents are shouldering a lot of the burden amid the student loan debt crisis, and a new report reveals which schools have left the highest number of indebted parents.
Freddie Combs, a minister known for singing on Season 2 of “The X-Factor,” died Sept. 10, according to a Cocoa, Fla. funeral home. He was 49. Though he did not last on “The X-Factor” for long, Combs was a fan favorite. He auditioned in Greensboro, N.C., singing Bette Midler’s 1988 song “Wind Beneath My Wings” […]
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