Headlines for October 11, 2021

Merck Seeks FDA Approval for Antiviral COVID-19 PillCOVID-19 Death Toll in Brazil Tops 600,000"Shameful and Dangerous": Oxfam Slams New Deal on Global Minimum Corporate TaxUp to 72 Die in Suicide Blast at Shiite Mosque in AfghanistanRecord Low Turnout Reported for Iraq's Parliamentary ElectionsLights Go Out in Lebanon After Electrical Grid CollapsesTaiwan Vows Not to Bow to Pressure from China as Tension EscalatesLibya: Six Refugees Shot Dead at Overcrowded Prison Camp70,000 March in Brussels Demanding Action on Climate EmergencyReport: Sen. Sinema Wants to Cut $100B in Climate FundsAbortion Ban Reinstated in Texas After Federal Appeals Court RulingPolice in Dayton, Ohio, Denounced for Dragging Paraplegic Black Man Out of CarJustice…

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Headlines for October 8, 2021

Pfizer-BioNTech Requests Emergency Use Authorization for Vaccine for Children Aged 5-11COVID Deaths in Russia Top 900/Day; Venezuela Accuses IMF of Withholding Pandemic FundsSenate Cmte. Says Trump Repeatedly Asked DOJ for Help Overturning Election LossSenate Votes to Lift Debt Ceiling Until Early DecemberMinneapolis Police Joke About "Hunting Activists" During 2020 Racial Justice UprisingNobel Peace Prize Goes to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry MuratovWSJ: U.S. Military Secretly Training Taiwanese Forces for Possible Conflict with ChinaGunmen Kill 2 School Teachers in Kashmir Amid Mounting Attacks on CiviliansFamily of Argentinian Reporter Found Dead During 2019 Bolivian Coup Demands Probe U.N. Agency to Close Probe into Yemen War After Pressure from Saudis and…

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Headlines for October 7, 2021

Federal Judge Temporarily Halts Texas's Near-Total Ban on AbortionsSenate GOP Leader McConnell to Allow Debt Limit Extension into DecemberWHO Approves Use of First-Ever Vaccine Against MalariaU.S. COVID Deaths in 2021 Surpass 2020's TotalU.N. to Pay Salaries of Aid Workers in AfghanistanU.N. Appoints Envoy to Western Sahara After Two-Year VacancyEducation Department to Expand Student Loan Forgiveness for Public WorkersCrude Oil Spills from Galveston Bay, TX RefineryBiden Administration Restores Key Environmental Review Provisions to NEPAAppeals Court Blocks California Law Banning Private PrisonsShooter Injures Four at Texas High School; Student Taken into CustodyColorado Workers Sue Amazon for Refusing to Pay for Time Spent at Mandated COVID ScreeningsBernie Sanders Challenges Joe Manchin…

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Headlines for October 6, 2021

Whistleblower Tells Lawmakers to Regulate Facebook Before It Causes More HarmSchumer Sets Up Debt Limit Vote Amid Ongoing GOP ObstructionismVoters Confront AZ Sen. Kyrsten Sinema over Reconciliation Bill as She Heads Back to D.C.Missouri Executes Man with Intellectual Disability Despite High-Profile PleasChina-Taiwan Tensions Mount as Biden Reaffirms U.S.-Sino Commitment to Diplomatic AgreementAmnesty Says Taliban Killed 13 Ethnic Hazaras After Taking Power; Kabul Faces Winter Power OutagesU.N. Rejects Expulsion of Top Officials from Ethiopia as Millions in Urgent Need of Humanitarian AssistanceRomanian Lawmakers Oust Prime Minister After 9 Months in PowerFrench Trade Unions Protest Against Low Pay, Pension & Unemployment ReformsKellogg's Workers Go on Strike over Threats to Healthcare,…

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Headlines for October 5, 2021

Hollywood Crew Workers Vote to Authorize StrikeFacebook Whistleblower Frances Haugen to Urge Congress to Take ActionJohnson & Johnson Seeks FDA OK for Booster ShotNew York Healthcare Provider Fires 1,400 for Refusing to Get VaccinatedBiden Accuses GOP of Playing "Russian Roulette" with U.S. EconomyActivists Confront Sen. Sinema in Arizona BathroomState Department Lawyer Blasts Biden for "Inhumane" Expulsions of HaitiansCalifornia Declares State of Emergency After Offshore Oil Pipeline SpillBiden Administration to Open Up 80 Millions of Acres for Drilling in Gulf of MexicoReport: 14% of World's Coral Reefs Lost Since 2009 Due to Climate EmergencyBiden Reverses Trump-Era Domestic Gag Rule on Title X Family Planning ClinicsJudge Ignores Federal Prosecutors and…

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Headlines for October 4, 2021

Rallies Across U.S. Call for Reproductive Justice Amid GOP Assault on AbortionU.S. Tops 700K COVID Deaths; CA Announces Student Vaccine Mandate as NYC Educator Mandate StartsMajor Orange County Oil Spill Blankets Beaches, Kills WildlifePandora Papers Expose Secret Financial Dealings of World Leaders, Billionaires and Other ElitesFacebook Whistleblower Says Co. Repeatedly Put Profit Over Safety, Calls for RegulationsKabul Blast Kills Five People as Afghan Humanitarian Crisis Grows8 Killed at Indian Farmworker Protest4,000 Refugees, Including Children, Arrested in Raids by Libyan Authorities3 Million in Northern Syria Face Water Shortages After Decade of WarQatar Holds First-Ever Legislative Election in Poll That Excludes Many from VotingCanary Islands Volcanic Eruption Grows More PowerfulTaiwan…

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Headlines for October 1, 2021

Congress Extends Gov't Funding as Pelosi Delays House Infrastructure Vote Amid Democratic SplitCourt Allows Biden to Continue Mass Expulsions Without Due Process Under Title 42Merck Applies for Emergency Use of Antiviral Drug That Could Halve Number of Severe COVID CasesRep. Cori Bush Opens Up About Having an Abortion After Rape as House Members Share Abortion StoriesOver 50% of Police Killings Go Unreported, Police Kill Black People at 3.5x Higher Rate Than WhitesProtesters Demand Accountability After Officials Suspend Probe into 2020 Beirut Port BlastSalvadorans Protest New Cryptocurrency, Power Grab by President BukeleJudge to Sentence Steven Donziger, Lawyer Who Sued Chevron for Amazon Oil SpillsFootage from Animal Rights Group Shows…

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Headlines for September 30, 2021

As Government Shutdown Looms, Biden's Legislative Agenda Hangs in the BalanceSecond Alaska Hospital to Ration Care Amid Surge in Unvaccinated COVID PatientsYouTube to Ban Anti-Vaccine MisinformationCDC Urges Pregnant People to Get VaccinatedProtesters Target Moderna CEO and Top Biden Aide, Demanding Vaccine Equity U.N. Warns Tigray Blockade Leading to Famine, Dire Medical Shortages for MillionsPentagon Knew U.S. Drone Strike in Kabul Missed Target, Hit Civilians Weeks Before Public AdmissionEcuador Prison Riot Claims 116 Lives North Korea Says It Tested New Hypersonic MissileLa Palma Residents Lock Down as Volcano Lava Reaches Atlantic OceanHouse Cmte. Subpoenas Organizers of Jan. 6 Rallies, Incl. Trump Campaign Spokesperson Baby Food Makers Kept Selling Products with Arsenic Levels…

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Headlines for September 29, 2021

Progressives Hold Firm on Opposing Infrastructure Bill Without Vow to Pass Build Back Better ActVanessa Nakate, Greta Thunberg Condemn Climate InactionU.S. Military Leaders Acknowledge "Strategic Failure" in Afghanistan During Senate QuestioningGen. Milley Denies Going Around Chain of Command During Trump TermPfizer-BioNTech Submits Vaccine Data on 5-to-11-Year-Olds to FDA; Mask Mandate Bans Halted in SC and AZCuba Starts Shipping Abdala Vaccine; COVID Surges in Russia and Syria; Japan Lifts State of EmergencyFumio Kishida, from Ruling Party Establishment, Set to Become Next Japanese Prime MinisterReport Finds WHO Workers Responsible for at Least 20 Cases of Sexual Abuse and Assault in DRCHaiti Elections Delayed Amid Mounting CrisesBerliners Vote to Expropriate Housing…

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Headlines for September 28, 2021

As Government Shutdown Looms, Senate GOP Blocks Bill to Fund Government and Raise Debt CeilingSen. Kyrsten Sinema Solicits Funds from Lobbyists Opposing Democrats' $3.5T Spending BillR. Kelly Found Guilty on All Counts in Sex Trafficking TrialBiden Receives COVID-19 Booster, Urges Unvaccinated to Get First ShotsNew York National Guard May Fill Roles of Healthcare Workers Who Refuse VaccinationsCIA Pushed Trump Administration to Kidnap or Assassinate WikiLeaks' Julian AssangeInternational Criminal Court Probe on Afghanistan War Crimes Excludes U.S. and AlliesTaliban Tightens Restrictions on Afghan Women's RightsTunisians Protest Power Grab by President Kais SaiedBiden Administration Seeks to Protect Young Immigrants After Texas Judge Voids DACA Pioneering Black Filmmaker and Artist Melvin Van…

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