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US Labor Department warns 3 GOP states over COVID rules

The Biden administration is threatening to revoke the authority for three Republican-controlled states to handle their own workplace safety regulations because they have refused to adopt rules to protect health care workers from COVID-19.
October 20, 2021 12:31 AM
Report to urge charges against Brazil’s leader over pandemic

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Report to urge charges against Brazil’s leader over pandemic

Brazilians are turning their focus on Wednesday to the Senate, where a report six months in the making will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and pushing the country’s death toll to second-highest in the world.
October 19, 2021 11:32 PM

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NFL set to propose fix to race-norming in dementia testing

The NFL is set to propose changes to the $1 billion concussion settlement after an outcry over test score adjustments known as “race-norming.”.
October 19, 2021 10:37 PM
21 Chicago cops put on ‘no pay status’ in vaccine standoff

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21 Chicago cops put on ‘no pay status’ in vaccine standoff

Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown says that 21 officers have been placed on “no pay status” for refusing to comply with the city’s order to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status and that the refusals have not affected staffing at the department.
October 19, 2021 10:31 PM

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AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT.
October 19, 2021 9:04 PM