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No federal mandate for airplane masks or empty middle seats: NPR

Airlines are tired of largely empty flights because of concerns about coronaviruses want to fill aircraft – and the federal government doesn’t stop them – now that more travelers are venturing out. Justin Sullivan / Getty Images hide the caption switch the caption Justin Sullivan / Getty Images Airlines are tired of largely empty flights because of concerns about coronaviruses …

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Boeing’s 737 Max is ready for a comeback. What travelers need to know

This week, Boeing completed test flights on the troubled 737 Max aircraft to demonstrate that it can fly safely with new flight control software. Max was founded in March 2019 after a couple of fatalities – in Indonesia and Ethiopia – that killed 346 people. Even as the company began testing the recertification plan, a federal inspector’s report said Boeing …

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Cities that close beaches for July 4 as coronavirus are growing

As coronavirus cases continue to grow, Southern California officials have chosen to close the vast majority of beaches during the Fourth of July over fear that the crowds could make the state’s already critical outbreak even worse. Los Angeles County was the first to decide to close its beaches. Originally, many Orange County communities appeared to be ready to keep …

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Democrats are avoiding an abortion fight with the plan to keep the Hyde amendment

The abolition of the language also risked deterrent tensions within the Democratic cake, with vulnerable moderates worried about an abortion battle on the House floor just months before voters go to the polls. Pelosi held a conference call Wednesday with several leaders for the Pro-Choice Caucus, including the ropes. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) And Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), To discuss the decision, …

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Students in Alabama threw COVID competition games

This article is published here with permission from The Associated Press. This content is shared here as the topic may interest Snopes readers; however, it does not represent the work of Snope’s fact-bookers or editors. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Several college students in a city in Alabama organized “COVID-19” parties as a contest to see who would get the virus …

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Tucker Carlson 2024? The GOP is buzzing

Rich Lowry, editor of the Conservative National Review and author of “The Case of Nationalism,” said in an interview, “Nobody can dismiss this and say it’s totally inappropriate.” “There is at least a significant faction within the Republican Party there [Carlson] has a huge stake in and no doubt leadership over, “said Lowry, who writes a column for POLITICO. “If …

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Georgia’s coronavirus cases hit daily records, officials say

Georgia has confirmed nearly 3,500 new cases of the new corona virus to its official figures, the largest increase in a day since the pandemic began, authorities said Thursday. Georgia has seen a sharp increase in confirmed cases as well as those admitted to hospitals in recent weeks. The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed nearly 88,000 cases of …

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