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‘I was coming to terms with dying’: Survivors of shootings give Supreme Court justices firsthand account of their experiences
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‘I was coming to terms with dying’: Survivors of shootings give Supreme Court justices firsthand account of their experiences

Survivors of shootings are giving the Supreme Court justices a first hand account of their experiences in a brief filed Tuesday in a case that could impact concealed carry and Second Amendment laws across the country. In hopes of influencing the court’s decision on a New York concealed carry law, the “friend of the court”…MORE

‘Funeral home’ ad spreads message for the unvaccinated
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‘Funeral home’ ad spreads message for the unvaccinated

The truck had the name of a funeral home on it. But instead of a soothing thought that might double as a company slogan, the message on the side read: “Don’t get vaccinated.” The black truck advertising for “Wilmore Funeral Home” delivered that blunt and unexpected message on Sunday to football fans in downtown Charlotte…MORE

Asian American lawmakers want DOJ to speed up action on hate crimes law
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Asian American lawmakers want DOJ to speed up action on hate crimes law

Two Democratic lawmakers are urging the Justice Department to swiftly implement a federal law aimed at countering the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter sent to Attorney General Merrick Garland, Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Rep. Grace Meng of New York highlighted provisions of the Covid-19 Hate Crimes…MORE

A North Carolina-based health care system has suspended hundreds of employees for not getting a Covid-19 vaccine

A North Carolina-based health care system has suspended hundreds of employees for not getting a Covid-19 vaccine

A North Carolina-based health care provider announced Tuesday it has suspended hundreds of employees for not meeting the company’s Covid-19 vaccine requirements. Novant Health says employees, by now, must have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine or applied for — and received — a medical or religious exemption. Those that hadn’t —…MORE

Airbnb CEO: We had to rebuild our company from the ground up
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Airbnb CEO: We had to rebuild our company from the ground up

Airbnb has been on a wild ride. Many had doubted it could survive as Covid cases soared and the company lost 80% of its business. But now things are turning around for the vacation home rental business, with users booking longer stays thanks to greater flexibility in the way we live, work and travel. Co-founder…MORE

Man who filmed Rodney King’s 1991 beating by police dies of Covid-19, friend says
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Man who filmed Rodney King’s 1991 beating by police dies of Covid-19, friend says

George Holliday, the man who shot the infamous video of Los Angeles Police Department officers beating Rodney King more than 30 years ago, has died, his friend tells CNN. He was 61. Holliday died Sunday of Covid-19 in Simi Valley, California, according to longtime friend Robert Wollenweber. “Unfortunately, he didn’t want to get vaccinated. He…MORE

This lipstick has been around for decades. Now stores can’t keep it in stock
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This lipstick has been around for decades. Now stores can’t keep it in stock

Clinique Black Honey lip color launched when Richard Nixon was president, but all these decades later it has gone viral on TikTok. Now, beauty stores and retailers can’t keep it on shelves. After it was introduced in 1971, the lipstick, which is known for its versatility and ability to complement a wide range of skin…MORE

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2021

PATRICK MAHOMES’ brother JACKSON was feeling a little salty when the Chiefs lost to the Baltimore Ravens by one point on Sunday.  It didn’t help when a couple obnoxious Ravens fans started taunting him. The guys were filming themselves razzing Jackson, saying, “I’m so sorry for you!” So Mahomes took the cap off his water…

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2021

CHRIS ROCK has COVID, and it’s apparently knocking him for a loop. Yesterday he Tweeted, “Hey, guys.  I just found out I have COVID, trust me you don’t want this.  Get vaccinated.” Chris IS vaccinated. On the “Tonight Show” back in May, he said he got the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Meanwhile . .…