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What American travelers need to know about getting a covid-19 test in Mexico

Throughout the pandemic, Mexico has been one of the most popular travel destinations for American tourists seeking an international vacation in a mostly-closed world. As vaccine-era travel continues to pick up, airports in Mexico have reported record numbers of visitors this year, rivaling even pre-covid statistics.Traveling to and from Mexico became more complicated last year,…

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Buying American is easier said than done: Will Biden’s plan juice the US economy?

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American Federation of Teachers Union Influenced CDC on In-Person-Learning Guidelines

American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten speaks to the media as then-Senator Kamala Harris (at right) listens in Detroit, Mich., May 6, 2019. (Rebecca Cook/Reuters) The American Federation of Teachers influenced the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s February guidelines on reopening schools, according to emails reported by the New York Post on Saturday. At…

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Biden’s ‘American Families Plan’ lets the IRS snoop on your bank accounts

In President Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night, he laid out his ambitious, expansive agenda for getting the country past the economic wreckage associated with the coronavirus pandemic, mostly under the rubric of what his administration is calling the “American Families Plan” (some of the details of which we…

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Biden’s American Families Plan Calls for 12 Weeks of Federal Paid Family Leave

This week President Joe Biden announced the introduction of his American Families Plan, which includes a $225 billion investment in federal paid family leave programs. But the programs—and those costs—would be rolled out gradually over the next decade.The programs would ultimately provide 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave as well as partial wage…

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American North

North American and European game devs prefer creating for PC, GDC survey suggests

Stronger than ever: Despite AAA publishers’ occasional insistence that PC gaming is dead or on its way out, that couldn’t be further from the truth these days. Steam and the Epic Games Store have millions of users and continue to grow every year — even game devs themselves prefer the platform over consoles, according to…

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American Honey Still Contains Nuclear Fallout From the 1950s

U.S. honey still contains radioactivity dating back to the 1950s.Radiocesium from nuclear weapons testing continues to appear in local plants.The radiocesium is absorbed because of its resemblance to potassium.Drizzle some radioactivity in your tea: Scientists say nuclear fallout from Cold War weapons testing is still showing up in U.S. honey today, and the secret to…

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North American stock markets down in early trading, loonie edges lower

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index posted a triple-digit decline in early trading, led by the heavyweight energy and industrial sectors on the Toronto Stock Exchange.The S&P/TSX composite index was down 118.15 points at 19,086.27.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 90.60 points at 33,987.03. The S&P 500 index was down 6.88…

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American Unraveling

Unraveling of the American empire: A series of military debacles Stage toward a tragic end

The U.S. retreat from Afghanistan is only the latest in a long list of defeats. From here, the endgame gets ugly Infantrymen of the US 8th Army pour ashore in the Subic Bay area of Luzon Island in the northern Philippines, en route to Manila during World War II. (Fox Photos/Getty Images) This article originally…

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American Indians Receive $4 Billion to Combat COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Biden administration will invest more than $4 billion in COVID-19 relief funds to fight the disease among Native Americans and Alaska natives, the White House announced Friday. The CDC reported recently that Native Americans and Alaska’s indigenous people were 3.5…