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California Joins States Trying To Shorten Wait Times For Mental Health Care

Senate Bill 221, which passed the state legislature with a nearly unanimous vote, requires health insurers across the state to reduce wait times for mental health care to no more than 10 business days.

Federal Officials Are Finally Acting On The Crisis Of Missing Indigenous People In America

Last week, President Joe Biden signed an executive order directing federal agencies, including the departments of Justice, Interior and Homeland Security, to create a strategy within 240 days to address this "crisis of violence" against Native Americans.

How U.S. Gun Culture Stacks Up With The World

Ubiquitous gun violence in the United States has left few places unscathed over the decades.

Why You Might Be Happier If You Don’t Buy Anything In Cyber Week

There may be financial circumstances that drive a person's need to make purchases on big sale days, but if you experience the financial freedom that allows you to spend, you might even be happier if you don't buy anything on Black Friday.

Newly Discovered Covid-19 Variant B.1.1529 Is ‘Red Flag’, But U.S. Needs To Learn More

The United States is working to quickly learn more about the newly identified coronavirus variant B.1.1.529, which was first identified in South Africa.

Dow Tumbles 900 Points As Fears Over New Covid-19 Variant Grip Global Markets

Wall Street is in a frenzy on Black Friday as stocks around the world tumbled in the face of a new Covid-19 variant.

After Guilty Verdicts, Civil Rights Leaders Exhort Black America To ‘Never Stop Running For Ahmaud’

A Glynn County, Georgia, convicted Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William Bryan of felony murder. “Guilty. Guilty. Guilty,” civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump exclaimed. “Nothing will bring back Ahmaud, but his family will have some peace knowing the men who killed him will remain behind bars and can never inflict their brand of evil on another innocent soul,” Crump continued.

Jogging In Broad Daylight Shouldn’t Put Your Life At Risk

On Monday, closing arguments began in the trial of the three white Georgia men who shot down Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man for the apparent crime of jogging while Black.

“Thanksgiving Grandma”

It's the Thanksgiving tradition that just doesn't get old - not only to Arizonans but all around the world.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2021

Last year, the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade was a muted affair. Because of the pandemic, it was a TV-only event. No animated crowds lining Manhattan's avenues. No long parade route.

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