0805Y0631P00CAT❑In the U.S., the bipartisan willingness to marshal resources for the pandemic began to fall apart as the years wore on. The White House and federal health agencies have requested more funding to continue managing COVID-19 and prepare for the next pandemic threat, but Congressional Republicans questioned the need for it.►2220J1000682KFT★The Affordable Care Act may be struggling with its own success.▣
◘Quebec's power utility said shortly after 5 p.m. that more than 676,000 of its 4.5 million customers had no electricity as much of the province remained under a freezing rain warning.AR205C224K4R3347❒Morgan Hopkins, president of the abortion rights group All* Above All, said "an anti-democratic process" was taking place on abortion. A recent Pew Research Center poll found that 53% of Americans say medication abortion should be legal in their state.☭1410J1000823MXRE03♠Like the other patients who sustained gunshot wounds, he has a long road of recovery ahead, said Dr. Jason Smith, University of Louisville Health Chief Medical Officer.CDR06BX474AMYPATあ"New buildings that are going up — they can go electric, they can do heat pumps. This is how you transition. Nobody's touching your gas stove," Hochul said.⊙
☁"I think they're losing the opportunity to talk about the truth, to learn the truth, to discuss it," she said. "No substantive change for the better can be made without reconciliation with the truth."☊1PMT5941C/TR7↠"The international community is facing a historic turning point, facing divisions and conflicts such as Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Sudan," Kishida said in a statement issued late Friday.➵
♣It was these constructive elements "of social activism, of social justice, of lifting people up" that Williams sought to leverage, particularly within communities of color and underserved populations. And artists like DMC were eager to be a part of what Williams was building. "If hip-hop could tell people how to dress, what to drive, what to smoke, what to drink and how to act," says DMC, "why couldn't hip hop tell people how to live?"▋
▦Police found Lee with stab wounds in the Rincon Hill neighborhood of San Francisco at 2:30 a.m. April 4. He died at a hospital.☎
◘"There are people who are tremendously intellectually talented and gifted in so many ways who are using those talents to fight for your rights, to fight for my rights," said Serano.⇏F222K53Y5RN63J7R♬NIKKI HALEY: Good morning. Happy Mother's Day.♚SR151A680JAATR1☽NASA is also paying SpaceX to develop a version of Starship to visit the moon, though that mission is likely still several years away.☀HF1008R-120K♂According to the most recent data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 76 counties nationwide are without a single grocery store, and 34 of those counties are in the Midwest and Great Plains.▔
☼At the Diamond Head trail recently, some visitors said the fee would make the most sense for people who come to Hawaii often or who might be staying for several weeks. Some said $50 was too high, especially for those who view a walk through nature as a low-cost activity.⇠1206J0160271KDR▀In recent years, there’s been a push for brands to address social issues, such as racial injustice, mental health, gender equality and LGBTQ+ rights, Goodstein said. According to the analytics company Sprout Social, 70 percent of consumers believe it’s important for brands to take a public stand on social and political issues. If done right, ads that touch “both the mind and the heart” can help build customer loyalty, Goodstein said.の
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