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President Biden Orders More U.S. Intelligence Probing Into COVID-19 Origin

Biden Uses Clemency Powers For the First Time to Pardon 3 and Commute Sentences for 75

President Joe Biden is ordering more intel investigation into the origin of COVID-19. On Wednesday, Biden ordered U.S. intelligence officials to strengthen their efforts to investigate where the virus originated, including any possibility that COVID-19 may have been manufactured inside a Chinese laboratory. The Biden administration is joining worldwide scrutiny …

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IRS Blames Delayed Tax Returns On Printers Being Out Of Ink


The IRS says that tax returns are being delayed due to their printers not having any ink. Many American citizens have not received their tax refund checks this year, despite having already filed their taxes. This is exceptionally detrimental since many families are still trying to recover financially from the …

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Oregon College Students Sue Universities Over Tuition Fees During Pandemic

Oregon College Students Sue Universities Over Tuition Charged During Pandemic

Three Oregon college students are suing the University of Oregon and Oregon State University over tuition during the COVID-19 pandemic. Caine Smith filed a lawsuit against the University of Oregon on March 19, according to CNN. Danielle Pranger and Garrett Harris both filed suit against Oregon State University on March 5. Both suits seek unspecified monetary damages and “prorated unused …

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Florida Leads The Country In Confirmed COVID-19 Variant Cases

BA.4 And BA.5: The New COVID Subvariants That Are Spreading Faster And Are Harder To Evade, Vaccinated Or Not

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Florida has now surpassed 1,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 variants, the most of any state. South Florida leads the state in confirmed cases.  According to WPLG Local 10 News, the CDC shows 1,040 cases of the U.K. variant and 21 cases of the Brazilian variant as …

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Japan Bans International Spectators From Attending Summer Olympics

Tokyo Olympics

Japan will not allow international spectators into the country for this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games amid coronavirus concerns, organizers announced on Saturday.  Reuters reports that some 600,000 Olympic tickets will be refunded, along with another 300,000 Paralympic tickets. Costs associated with hotel cancellations will not be covered. Organizers of the games are also considering …

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