Katherine Biek, Newsy

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Past articles by Katherine:

Amazon Offering To Pay College Tuition For Hourly Employees

The tech giant will also cover high school diploma programs, GED's and english language learning programs for most of its 750,000 U.S. employees. → Read More

Japan Extends COVID-19 Emergency Restrictions

Government officials hope the extension will help curb infections and prevent hospitals from getting overwhelmed. → Read More

President Biden Plans To Require Vaccine For Federal Workers

The step comes in advance of a speech Thursday afternoon outlining a six-pronged plan to address the latest rise in coronavirus cases. → Read More

Walt Disney World Requiring Workers To Get Vaccinated

Disney reached the agreement with union leaders after the FDA's vaccine approval announcement. → Read More

FDA: Don't Give COVID Vaccine To Children (VIDEO)

The agency granted full approval to Pfizer's vaccine yesterday for people 16 and older. → Read More

June 1 Marks 100th Anniversary Of Tulsa Race Massacre

The attack started with a false allegation that Dick Rowland- a Black man- had sexually assaulted a white woman. → Read More

Moderna Says Vaccine Highly Effective in Adolescents

If it's authorized, it would become the second coronavirus vaccine available to adolescents. → Read More

India Becomes Third Country To Hit 300,000 COVID Deaths

India is now the third country to record more than 300,000 deaths from COVID since the pandemic began. → Read More

Gentrification Having Negative Impact On AAPI Neighborhoods

As rent prices and landlord harassment has increased, grocery stores and medical providers have closed in Los Angeles' Chinatown and Little Tokyo. → Read More

Texas House Passes New Elections Bill

If the Senate passes it, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to sign it into law. → Read More

Fed Holds Interest Rates Near Zero Despite Economic Growth, Inflation

Short-term interest rates have remained low throughout much of the pandemic in an effort to encourage spending and promote employment. → Read More

Cruise Ships Could Sail In U.S. Waters By Mid-July

The pandemic has kept ships from sailing for over a year. → Read More

The Oscars' Pandemic Format Is A Throwback To Its Early TV Roots

When the Oscars were first televised in 1953, the show was carried live from both Hollywood and New York City. → Read More

Johnson & Johnson Resumes Vaccine Rollout In Europe, New Warning Label

The company has agreed to a recommendation from EU regulators to include a warning label about rare blood clots and how to treat them. → Read More

Brazil's Hospitals Can't Keep Up With COVID Cases

Hospitals are reportedly running so low on critical supplies that some patients are being intubated without sedatives. → Read More

2021 Has Had At Least 147 Mass Shootings

That number only includes incidents with a minimum of four victims. → Read More

Prince Philip To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Many of the plans that had been in the works for years for Philip's funeral service have been stripped down because of the pandemic. → Read More

Ohio Court Upholds Down Syndrome Abortion Law

A similar law in Arkansas was declared unconstitutional earlier this year. → Read More

Atlanta School Being Renamed After Hank Aaron

Forrest Hill Academy was originally named after a Ku Klux Klan leader. → Read More

IRS To Start Child Tax Credit Payments In July

This expanded tax credit was included in the stimulus package President Biden signed into law earlier this year. → Read More