Diplomatic Source: Lapid Misled Americans on Palestinian Consulate in Yerushalayim Hamodia

Tensions between Israel and the U.S. over Washington's plans to reopen a key diplomatic office to the Palestinians in Yerushalayim stem from a lack of coordination between Prime Minister Naftali…

National

Second J&J COVID-19 Shot Gets Expert BackingHamodia

Outside advisers to the Food and Drug Administration on Friday unanimously recommended the agency authorize a second shot of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine for all recipients of the one-dose…

U.S. Will Accept Mixed Doses of Vaccines From International TravelersHamodia

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said late on Friday that it will accept mixed-dose coronavirus vaccines from international travelers, a boost to travelers from Canada and other…

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World

Suspect Named, Terrorism Probed in British Lawmaker’s KillingHamodia

The man arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing a long-serving British lawmaker has been identified as Ali Harbi Ali, according to several British media outlets. David Amess, 69, who represented…

U.S. Offers Payments, Relocation to Family of Afghans Killed in Botched Drone AttackHamodia

The Pentagon has offered unspecified condolence payments to the family of 10 civilians who were killed in a botched U.S. drone attack in Afghanistan in August during the final days…

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Regional

Nearly Two-Thirds of New Yorkers are Fully VaccinatedHamodia

Nearly two-thirds of New York residents are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to the latest federal statistics. About 12.7 million of New York’s 20 million residents are fully vaccinated,…

Jefferson Statue Faces Ouster From New York’s City HallHamodia

An 1833 statue of Thomas Jefferson will be taken out of New York’s City Hall in the coming days and sent to a museum, capping longstanding efforts to remove the…

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Politics

Manchin’s Opposition May Doom Clean-Power Plan Biden BacksHamodia

Sen. Joe Manchin has told the White House and congressional leaders that he will not support including a key clean-power provision in the Democrats’ spending package, putting at risk a…

Schumer Pushes Scaled-Back Voting Rights Measure Despite Republican Filibuster ThreatHamodia

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., moved to push a compromise voting rights and elections bill Thursday even though Republicans have vowed to block it. Schumer will start the clock…

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Business

Resilient Shoppers Push Retail Sales Up 0.7% in SeptemberHamodia

Americans continued to spend at a solid clip in September even while facing sticker shock in grocery aisles, car lots and restaurants as snarled global supply chains slow the flow…

Deere & Co. Workers on Strike After Rejecting ContractHamodia

More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday, the first major walkout at the agricultural machinery giant in more than three decades. The union had said its…

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Health, Science & Technology

FDA Panel Endorses Lower-Dose Moderna COVID Shot for BoosterHamodia

U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago should get a half-dose booster to rev up protection against the coronavirus.…

Microsoft Shutting Down LinkedIn App in China Amid ScrutinyHamodia

Microsoft is shutting down its main LinkedIn service in China later this year after internet rules were tightened by Beijing, the latest American tech giant to lessen its ties to…

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