With so many crazy things happening, sometimes things fall through the cracks. Here are some headlines that you may find interesting and worth discussing. Please feel free to post ‘headlines’ you would like to share that we may have missed.
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- Biden administration extends eviction moratorium through July.
- Prepare yourself for the latest Clown Show: House Republicans to hold own hearing on Covid-19 origins
- Rep. Steve Scalise said the hearing will feature testimony from doctors, scientists and “members of Congress who’ve been investigating this on their own.”
- The Pandemic Led To The Biggest Drop In U.S. Life Expectancy Since WWII, Study Finds
- Pay attention: Nearly all COVID deaths in US are now among unvaccinated
- As COVID-19 Surges, Africa Is Running Out Of Oxygen.
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- The U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.4% rate in the first three months of the year, setting the stage for what economists believe may be the strongest year for the economy in about seven decades.
- According to a U.S. Drought Monitor map published by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the 11 states experiencing extreme drought conditions are New Mexico; Arizona; California; Nevada; Utah; Oregon; Washington; Montana; North Dakota; Colorado; and Wyoming. Some areas in Idaho and South Dakota are also suffering from extreme drought conditions.
- A federal judge in Florida halted the Biden administration’s new debt relief program for minority farmers on Wednesday.
- Judge Marcia Morales Howard, an appointee of President George W. Bush, temporarily blocked the Agriculture Department from implementing a $4 billion program aimed at helping distressed minority farmers on the basis that it likely violates white farmers’ rights to equal protection under the 14th amendment to the Constitution.
- Worst heat wave in 12 years coming to the Pacific Northwest
- Seattle could soar to 100 degrees, a rare feat that has only happened two other times in recorded history
- As automakers increasingly discontinue passenger cars in favor of SUVs and pickups, they’re also moving away from the once-standard six-cylinder engine, also known to many as the V6 because of its shape.
- As pandemic life recedes in the U.S., people are leaving their jobs in search of more money, more flexibility and more happiness. Many are rethinking what work means to them, how they are valued, and how they spend their time. It’s leading to a dramatic increase in resignations — a record 4 million people quit their jobs in April alone, according to the Labor Department.