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Biden to Discuss ‘Shared Sacrifices’ in Pre-Thanksgiving Day Message

By VOA News U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is set to discuss the coronavirus pandemic and the holiday season in an address Wednesday.    The speech comes a day before the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, a time when millions of Americans typically gather with family, many traveling in order to do so.  But this year, with COVID-19 infections spiking across the country, […]Read More

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Postal employees take time to celebrate Thanksgiving

And remind you to ship early this holiday season Rhode Island – Post Offices across the state will be closed on Thursday, November 26, in celebration of Thanksgiving Day. Street delivery on Thursday will be limited to guaranteed overnight parcels and there will be no collection of mail. Full retail and delivery operations will resume on Friday, November 27. To […]Read More

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Kany García y Carlos Vives lanzan el video de “Búscame”

La cantante y compositora puertorriqueña Kany García estrenó junto al cantautor colombianoCarlos Vives el video del sencillo “Búscame”, el cual está nominado en la categoría “Mejor Canción Tropical” en la XXI Entrega Anual del Latin Grammy. Así que mira el video completo aquí: Rodado en Miami, el video refleja la historia que resume esta canción, donde […]Read More

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Cicilline Bill Will Promote Civics Ed

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) introduced legislation today to study the availability of civics education for young people in the United States. “For decades, civics education has become less and less of a priority in our schools. It’s not only a shame, it hurts our democracy. At a time when misinformation runs rampant, […]Read More

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Vaccines Alone Won’t End Pandemic, WHO Official Says

By VOA News The World Health Organization’s emergencies program director said Wednesday that vaccines alone would not end the COVID-19 pandemic and would do nothing to stop the current global surge in coronavirus infections. Mike Ryan made the comments during a virtual question-and-answer session from the agency’s headquarters in Geneva. His comments came the same day […]Read More

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New York City Closes Schools Amid COVID-19 Surge

By VOA News New York City Wednesday ordered schools to close, as the city recorded a seventh-straight day with a COVID-19 positivity rate of over 3%. “Public school buildings will be closed as of tomorrow, Thursday Nov. 19, out an abundance of caution. We must fight back the second wave of COVID-19,” New York City mayor Bill […]Read More