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Miami private school reverses course on a 30-day quarantine for vaccinated students
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Miami private school reverses course on a 30-day quarantine for vaccinated students

A Miami private school that came under scrutiny for its Covid-19 protocols has reversed course, saying students will not have to quarantine at home 30 days after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. Centner Academy changed its policy after receiving a letter from the Florida Department of Education last Thursday saying the school’s quarantine rule was being…MORE

DeSantis says plan to offer $5,000 bonuses to out-of-state police relocating to Florida is not related to vaccine mandates
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DeSantis says plan to offer $5,000 bonuses to out-of-state police relocating to Florida is not related to vaccine mandates

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday his plan to offer $5,000 bonuses to law enforcement officers who relocate to Florida for jobs has nothing to do with Covid-19 vaccine mandates roiling big-city police departments. “It will be available to anyone who comes. If people are saying it’s a vaccine issue, it’s not. It has nothing…MORE

3 children found abandoned in an apartment with another child’s remains in Texas, sheriff says
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3 children found abandoned in an apartment with another child’s remains in Texas, sheriff says

Sheriff’s deputies in Houston made a horrifying discovery in an apartment Sunday: three children who they say were abandoned with the decaying body of another child inside. “I had never heard of a scenario like this. It really caught me by surprise,” Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said in a news conference Sunday. The sheriff’s…MORE

5 things to know for October 25: Covid, Congress, Afghanistan, Sudan, extreme weather

5 things to know for October 25: Covid, Congress, Afghanistan, Sudan, extreme weather

High US inflation will likely dog the economy until the latter part of 2022, predicts Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. Then it will decrease to acceptable levels again. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered…MORE

Jurors to decide whether Charlottesville Unite the Right rally organizers prepared for a violent showdown from the start
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Jurors to decide whether Charlottesville Unite the Right rally organizers prepared for a violent showdown from the start

Four years after White supremacists descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, for the “Unite the Right” rally, a civil trial starting Monday will decide whether organizers had predetermined the event would turn violent. Dozens were injured and one person died in the chaos surrounding the rally. “There is one thing about this case that should be made…MORE

Texas man charged with murder after shooting someone in a car outside his home. He told police it was self-defense
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Texas man charged with murder after shooting someone in a car outside his home. He told police it was self-defense

A Texas man is facing a first-degree murder charge related to the fatal shooting of a man sitting in a parked car outside his home earlier this month in a case the victim’s family believes could test the limits of the state’s so-called stand your ground law. The confrontation began in the early morning hours…MORE

Anti-vaccine protesters support Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving outside Brooklyn game
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Anti-vaccine protesters support Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving outside Brooklyn game

Protesters gathered outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday in support of Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving’s decision to remain unvaccinated against Covid-19 despite local regulations that prohibit unvaccinated players from participating in home games. The Nets said earlier this month that the seven-time All-Star would not be allowed to begin play…MORE

Body found in state park confirmed to be that of New Hampshire boy who went missing over a month ago
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Body found in state park confirmed to be that of New Hampshire boy who went missing over a month ago

Human remains found in a Massachusetts state park are those of a 5-year-old New Hampshire boy who’d been missing more than a month, according to a news release by the Attorney General’s office in New Hampshire. Dr. Richard Atkison, the Massachusetts chief medical examiner, “was able to positively identify the remains as Elijah Lewis using…MORE

James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on ‘Friends,’ has died
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James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on ‘Friends,’ has died

James Michael Tyler, best known as the coffee shop manager Gunther on the hit show “Friends,” died peacefully at his home on Sunday, according to his representative Toni Benson. He was 59. “The world knew him as Gunther (the seventh “Friend”), from the hit series Friends, but Michael’s loved ones knew him as an actor,…MORE