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JUNETEENTH is close to becoming a national holiday in the US. A bill that would recognize the day as a holiday across the country has passed the Senate and is expected to pass the House. Which states...

Five months after a New York City nurse became the first person in America to get a coronavirus shot, at least 25 states are now reporting that more than half of their adult population has been fully vaccinated...

Vaccination rates have dropped to almost half of their peak last month.  States with the lowest vaccinations per capita could be at risk of a COVID-19 resurgence.  In Wyoming, less than 30%...

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Australia’s peak business lobby group wants an end to knee-jerk state border closures and a move to a federal approach as Queensland’s growing COVID-19 outbreak has led to varying travel restrictions...

Conservative: Dems Target Red States Democrats are alarmed by the number of residents fleeing blue states, but “instead of trying to fix the policies” that push people away, liberal lawmakers “want...

At least 33 states will meet Biden’s target of rolling out vaccines to all adults by May 1. Six states are already vaccinating all people over 16, and five more they’ll do so before April...

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Save articles for later Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. Washington: A handful of pivotal states remain in play in the tightly contested US presidential race. Here, we review...

SWING states in the US are known as “purple states” because there is no majority party that represents them and they can be won by either a Democrat or a Republican candidate. The swing states are...

KENT State University's famous Rock now has "White Lives Matter" and other racist messages like "blacks have no home here" scrawled across it. It's the third time offensive...

WASHINGTON — Key battleground states “face the risk of serious problems” in the Nov. 3 presidential election, House Democrats warned on Wednesday. The warning comes ahead of a House hearing on electoral...

From the first days of the pandemic it was self-evident this was a twin-barrelled health and economic crisis. In the initial frenetic efforts to protect the community from the virus, governments across...

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has told state governors and health officials to be ready to distribute a possible coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 1, reports said Wednesday. CDC Director...

The Indian state of Nagaland has banned the import, trading and sale of dog meat, in a move celebrated by animal rights activists. The north-east state’s government announced the ban following a...