America’s COVID catastrophe: Were we sick before the pandemic?

The United States spends more on healthcare than any other country in the world and yet it has had the largest share of the more than five million global COVID-19 deaths. We are not out of the woods yet, but the number of new infections has been declining in recent months. And pundits are predicting…

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Majority of America supports the death penalty for murder

CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) — Research shows that more than half of the country favors the death penalty for people convicted of murder. Sixty percent of Americans still support the death penalty, according to data from the Pew Research Center. The major concern appears to be the idea of executing potentially innocent people, as alleged in…

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Former Roadside America statues damaged by arson in Lebanon County

The giant statues of an Amish couple that were long seen by motorists passing Roadside America Miniature Village on Interstate 78 in Berks County were set on fire at their new Lebanon County home, officials said. On Tuesday night one or more people intentionally set the well-known Amos and Anna statues ablaze in the parking…

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Can America prevent a global warming cold war

At the 11th hour of climate negotiations in Scotland last week, the U.S. and China released a “Joint Glasgow Declaration on Enhancing Climate Action in the 2020s” outlining increased cooperation on a wide range of climate and clean energy topics. The communique’s careful language was redolent of Cold War détente documents, increasing a sense that…

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Defund Biden: The only way to put America on a budget

The spike in inflation is the flashing red warning sign that U.S. government spending must stop growing. The only reasonable answer is to reject any new spending and attempt to reduce current spending where possible. In short, the federal government must begin to grasp what every household in America understands — that unfamiliar, six-letter word:…

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U.S. congressman: Here’s why America is more successful than Canada

How’s this for an attention-grabbing bit of political oratory, delivered in the United States House of Representatives? A Wisconsin Republican opined that Canada and lots of other places are less successful than the United States and offered his theory about why they are “countries that fail.” Rep. Glenn Grothman says it’s because of cultural divisions.…

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America True launches scholarship fund

Twenty five years after America True challenged for the America’s Cup, its assets are being used to establish a $150,000 scholarship fund for community sailing graduates to train at Oakcliff Sailing, an adult and youth center for athletes who have progressed beyond traditional coaching methods and want to take the next step in their career.…

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Issa Rae, Amanda Seales & More Respond to ‘Insecure’s Alpha Kappa Alpha Backlash

HBO’s Insecure has come under fire from members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority after the Season 5 premiere featured the use of the organization’s colors and logos. The final season return saw Issa (Issa Rae) and her friends attend an alumni event at Stanford University. Tiffany (Amanda Seales) donned the sorority’s signature pink and…

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Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority hosting college job fair

Two local chapters of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority have come together to host a virtual college fair this weekend. It’s call #Cap College Fair and is designed to help students with the college admission process. It’s happening Saturday, October 30th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register to receive a link to participate,…

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Pi Kappa Alpha chapter at Ole Miss suspended until 2025 due to hazing

According to a letter to students, officials said the chapter failed to abide by an agreement from January 2021 that came after hazing in Fall 2020. Credit: University of MississippiUniversity of Mississippi Ole Miss logoAuthor: Kim ChaneyPublished: 11:24 AM CST November 11, 2021Updated: 2:52 PM CST November 11, 2021Facebook TwitterOXFORD, Miss — An Ole Miss…

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