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Tensions are continuing to rise among the Supreme Court justices. Refusing to mask up around colleagues, the liberal justices feeling outnumbered and the conservative justices battling each other for more power. n.pr/33v0hFR
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The Senate will debate on two measure that will make it easier for people to vote. The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and the Freedom to Vote Act, have been approved by the House but face an uphill battle in the Senate. n.pr/33vroAP
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The U.S. Postal Service has begun taking orders for at-home COVID-19 test kits. Households can order up to 4 of the rapid tests, which the postal service says will be shipped for free "in late January." n.pr/3fywTRN
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At-home antigen kits and free appointments COVID-19 testing have been scarce, which has resulted in Boutique testing sites have sprung up to meet the overwhelming demand. People are willing to pay between $85 and $240 after failing to book free tests. n.pr/3qCgt0L
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, says that the COVID-19 pandemic won't end with the elimination of the virus. Instead, he says that a less dangerous and disruptive strain of the virus will likely take hold and become endemic. n.pr/3tDDfqY
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The Golden State Warriors public relations team is distancing the franchise from minority owner Chamath Palihapitiya after the billionaire boldly stated "nobody cares" about the Uyghur genocide in China. n.pr/3rLZrwT
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A tornado tore through a trailer park in Placida, Florida, on January 16, damaging 39 mobile homes. The tornado had peak winds of 110 mph, according to the National Weather Service, and struck the area at around 6:20 am. No injuries were reported.
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Microsoft says it is set to buy games behemoth Activision Blizzard. According to a press release, the move allows Microsoft to take up space in the mobile gaming space as well as the oncoming metaverse. n.pr/3KiJIxA
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Starting Wednesday, Americans will be able to order free COVID-19 tests online from the Biden administration, in a plan outlined last week. They're also now able to get reimbursements from their private insurance. n.pr/3fyPaOy
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Poop – or more specifically the digestion time of animals – is crucial to the survival of plants around the globe, especially as the climate gets hotter. Many plants rely on animals to eat and spread their seeds to new locations through their excrement. n.pr/3Km41dx
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Gorsuch refuses to mask up to protect Sotomayor; Alito still thinks he should have been CJ; the libs are beside themselves; & the conservative fissures are showing amid competition to succeed Scalia. Altogether, not a happy group at #SCOTUS. npr.org/2022/01/15/107342837…
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With new COVID cases soaring above 800,000 a day, workers are calling out sick in droves. And employers around the country are scrambling to adapt — often on the fly. n.pr/33FaBeh
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Monday's test was North Korea's fourth ballistic missile launch in under two weeks. By contrast, it took the North 10 months to conduct that many ballistic missile tests last year. n.pr/3KfGzPb
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A rare Steller's sea eagle — one of the world's largest raptors, native to Russia and Japan — has taken residence on the coast of Maine, drawing crowds of birders eager to catch a glimpse. n.pr/3tBPQLE
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Need help trying to ditch fast fashion? Here's a tip ... before you hit "purchase" on that trendy new top, pause and try this simple test: Ask yourself if you'd wear that item 30 times or more. n.pr/3fw7bNB
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