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Recent articles by Debbie:

FDA authorizes Pfizer’s COVID-19 booster shot for 5- to 11-year-olds

Children ages 5-11 can now get a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. → Read More

Eminem: NFL officials say they knew rapper would take a knee during halftime show

The NFL said reports he had asked permission to kneel were false. → Read More

CDC investigating more than 85 cruise ships following COVID-19 outbreaks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating cruise ships after reports of COVID-19 outbreaks onboard. → Read More

CDC panel recommends Pfizer or Moderna after concerns grow for Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices considered new information regarding an increase in blood clot rates for those who have taken the J&J vaccine. → Read More

FDA panel endorses Merck’s COVID-19 pill, molnupiravir

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Tuesday narrowly endorsed a COVID-19 pill developed by Merck and shown to reduce hospitalization rates for those with mild to moderate symptoms of COVID-19, determining that the known and possible benefits outweigh the risks. → Read More

Omicron variant: BioNTech will know soon if its COVID-19 vaccine works against new variant

The BioNTech pharmaceutical company says it will know in two weeks whether the novel coronavirus vaccine it developed with Pfizer will work against a new COVID-19 variant that has scientist concerned. → Read More

New COVID-19 variant: What we know about the B.1.1.529 variant; travel bans; WHO meeting

A new variant of the COVID-19 virus has scientists around the world concerned and a growing number of countries reinstituting travel bans. → Read More

What’s open/closed on Thanksgiving; Black Friday hours for Macy’s, Best Buy, Walmart, others

Which stores are open on Thanksgiving? What time do stores open on Black Friday. Here's a list. → Read More

Wisconsin Christmas parade: Suspect facing 5 counts of intentional homicide

At least five people are dead and more than 40 injured after an SUV barreled through a holiday parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sunday afternoon, according to city officials. → Read More

Coronavirus: FDA considers Pfizer vaccines for children ages 5-11 on Tuesday

FDA advisory committee will meet to discuss authorization of the COVD-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11. → Read More

Moderna, Pfizer say boosters needed; FDA’s not sure

Amid calls by both Pfizer and Moderna for a round of booster shots for those fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is signaling a reluctance to call for a third shot of a novel coronavirus vaccine. → Read More

Pfizer to ask permission to give booster shot; FDA, CDC say it’s not necessary

Pfizer plans to ask the Food and Drug Administration for emergency authorization of a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, the company’s chief scientific officer told The Associated Press Thursday. → Read More

Stimulus update: ‘Plus up’ payments and new batch of $1,400 stimulus checks sent out

The Internal Revenue Service sent out a ninth batch of Economic Impact and “plus -up payments this week as part of the American Rescue Plan. → Read More

Child Tax Credit payments: IRS updates information on monthly payments for parents

The Internal Revenue Service has released more information about the Child Tax Credit changes that will see parents getting between $300 and $350 a month starting this summer. → Read More

Stimulus update: House passes COVID-19 relief bill paving way for $1,400 checks, unemployment benefits

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill on Wednesday, sending $300 a week in jobless benefits to the unemployed, a $3,000 tax credit to parents and $1,400 checks to millions of Americans → Read More

Stimulus update: House expected to pass bill Tuesday; when will you get the stimulus check?

President Joe Biden assured Americans that “help is on the way” in the form of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that passed the Senate on Saturday and is headed back to the House this week for final passage. → Read More

Stimulus update: Senate vote nears, here’s what you can expect

As U.S. Senators debate the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill, heading toward a vote late Friday or on Saturday, here is a look at what the bill has in it and how much money could be coming your way. → Read More

Stimulus update: Biden agrees to limit number of people who will get $1,400 checks

President Joe Biden says he will back a plan that will scale back the number of people who will get direct payments under the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan. → Read More

What is qualified immunity and how does it affect police and anyone wa

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Nancy Pelosi wants 11 Confederate statues removed from the Capitol. He

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