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American Birth And Fertility Rates Plunge To All Time Lows During Covid Pandemic, CDC Says

Topline The U.S. birth rate fell for the sixth year in a row in 2020, the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention reported Wednesday, reaching the lowest point since official records began over 100 years ago, dispelling once and for all speculation that the Covid-19 pandemic could fuel a “baby boom.”    US birth rates declined…

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Latin American crypto Trade Bitso closes $250M Series C funding round

Bitso, the largest cryptocurrency exchange platform in Latin America, today announced a $250 million Series C equity round led by Tiger Global and Coatue. Paradigm, BOND & Valor Capital Group also joined the round, together with existing investors QED, Pantera Capital, and Kaszek. Funds will be used to enhance Bitso’s platform, and support the launch…

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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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Latin American Cargo Hits Snags Amid U.S. Port Backlog

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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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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…