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Keith A. Perry Named The New Executive Director Of The National Dental Association

“We’re very excited to have him aboard, said NDA Board Chairman Nathan Fletcher, D.D.S.” “Keith is a talented, nationally recognized association executive with over 30 years of highly relevant leadership experience in the political, governmental, nonprofit and association sectors.”

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Four Former Minneapolis Police Officers In George Floyd’s Death

The indictment says Derek Chauvin -- who was convicted last month on state murder charges in the Black man's death -- deprived Floyd of the right to be free from "unreasonable seizure, which includes the right to be free from the use of unreasonable force by a police officer."

White House Throws Full Support Behind D.C. Statehood

“This taxation without representation and denial of self-governance is an affront to the democratic values on which our Nation was founded. H.R. 51 rights this wrong by making Washington, D.C. a state and providing its residents with long-overdue full representation in Congress, while maintaining a Federal District that will continue to serve as our Nation’s seat of government,” the White House Office of Management and Budget said in a statement of administration policy.

100 Days Of Biden-Harris: $6 Trillion In Investment Or Spending?

I see the $6 trillion price tag on the Biden legislation as more of an investment than simple spending. A better-educated workforce earns more money, pays more taxes. A healthier workforce means less absenteeism, more efficiency, and productivity. Quality child care means more women in the workforce —millions of women left in the wake of covid. The investment makes sense to build our labor force back better.

Biden-Harris Administration Delivers Funds To Support Older Americans’ Health

With this funding for Older Americans Act nutrition programs, states will be able to continue home-delivered meals as well as “drive-through” or “grab-and-go” meals for older adults who typically would participate in meal programs at community centers that have been closed due to the pandemic. It will also allow states to re-open meal program locations safely that might have closed during the pandemic.

Civil Rights Groups Sue Georgia Over New Sweeping Voter Suppression Law

“This law is driven by blatant racism, represents politics at its very worst, and is clearly illegal,” said Sophia Lakin, deputy director of the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project. “We urge the court to act swiftly to strike it down.”

American Factories Are Desperate For Workers. It’s A $1 Trillion Problem

Even though US manufacturing activity surged to a 37-year high in March, the industry has more than half a million job openings. Factories are struggling to find skilled workers for specialized roles such as welders and machinists. Manufacturers are even having trouble hiring entry-level positions that do not require expertise.

Community Activists Say Lack Of Trust Exists Between Police And Residents

"We have to know our police are going to show up and handle the situation appropriately, are going to treat people with the most utmost respect as well," said Hamilton.

FDA To Authorize Pfizer’s Covid-19 Vaccine For 12-To-15-Year-Olds By Early Next Week

Pfizer has applied for emergency use authorization for its coronavirus vaccine for teens and children ages 12 to 15. The FDA will have to amend the emergency use authorization for the vaccine, but the process should be straightforward, said the official, who was not authorized to speak about the process publicly and requested anonymity.

What People Get Wrong About Herd Immunity

Fast forward to the 21st century world of vaccines. Pandemics and health care are decidedly more complex, which has led all to wonder: what is the magic number of people we need to vaccinate so we can all forget these disastrous last 14 months?

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Labor Secretary On Unemployment Numbers: We’re Still Recovering

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh speaks to CNN's Poppy Harlow about unemployment numbers across the country and what he thinks could be contributing to these numbers.

Liz Cambage Criticizes Lack Of Diversity In Australian Olympic Team’s Photos

Cambage, who helped Australia win bronze at the 2012 Olympics and also competed at the 2016 Games, criticized the images in a series of posts on Instagram using the hashtag #whitewashedaustralia .

‘A Comeback For Travel’: Summer Vacations Expected To Boom

U.S. travel experts think that the summer of 2021 could be close to travel levels before the pandemic. CNN's Pete Muntean reports.

Tiffany Haddish Offers Advice For Those Looking To Break Into Comedy

In a recent interview with CNN the comedian turned actress gave some advice for anyone looking to break into comedy.

Keith A. Perry Named The New Executive Director Of The National Dental Association

“We’re very excited to have him aboard, said NDA Board Chairman Nathan Fletcher, D.D.S.” “Keith is a talented, nationally recognized association executive with over 30 years of highly relevant leadership experience in the political, governmental, nonprofit and association sectors.”