Pfizer and BioNTech's trials for the COVID-19 vaccine for children under 12 showed the shots are safe for children and establish a strong antibody response against the virus.
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Video posted to social media showed students jumping from second-story windows, apparently to escape the attack. Russian officials said the suspect, a student, had been detained.
The atmosphere throughout this account is foreboding, darkened by the shadow COVID-19 cast over the country but also by the dangers to democracy the authors perceive and depict.
Colette Maze, now 107, began playing the piano at age 5. She defied the social conventions of her era to embrace music as a profession rather than as a pastime. She has just released her sixth album.
Child care workers from outside the U.S. often buy health coverage through an agency. But those policies can have big gaps, critics warn. ACA plans are comprehensive and, with subsidies, can be cheap.
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Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey is filing civil rights charges against two teenagers in Bangor. Violation of the Maine Civil Rights Act is punishable by almost a year in jail and a $2,000 fine.
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Last week, the administration directed the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration to mandate that all employers with at least 100 employees require their workers be vaccinated, or provide a negative COVID-19 test each week.
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