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Government preps for COVID-19 vaccine rollout

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/16/20, 01:27 pm

U.S. health agencies plan to offer everyone free immunization against the coronavirus. The government on Wednesday outlined its plan to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as a safe and effective one becomes available.

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Nurse alleges neglect, forced surgeries at ICE center

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/16/20, 05:09 am

The House Homeland Security Committee will investigate a whistleblower complaint that claims immigrants at a detention facility in Georgia underwent questionable hysterectomies, didn’t receive COVID-19 tests, and were kept in unsanitary conditions. The complaint was filed on behalf of several detained immigrants and Dawn Wooten, a nurse who worked for three years at the Irwin County Detention Center.

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A win for Trump and embattled Mideast leaders

International | The normalizing of Arab-Israeli relations is a big deal
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/15/20, 11:32 am

UNITED STATES: The leaders of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are signing a peace accord with Israel on Tuesday at a White House ceremony. Bahrain joined UAE on Friday in agreeing to normalize relations with the Jewish state, long a pariah in the Arab world for its treatment of Palestinians.

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