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The CDC director warns that US hospitals are 'filled with unvaccinated people,' and some are running out of both ventilators and beds
- Healthcare systems in some parts of the US are in "dire straits," CDC director Rochelle Walensky said.
- "Our hospitals are filled with unvaccinated people," she told CBS.
- Staff are having to make tough decisions over who gets ventilators and ICU beds, Walensky said.
- At least 3 dead and 'well over' 50 injured in Amtrak train derailing
- Meet a single dad with $550,000 in student loans for his 5 children
- Restaurant owner raises pay to $25 an hour, says still not high enough
- Chairman disbands panel investigating COVID-19's origins
- Biden: Border Patrol agents 'will pay' for treatment of migrants
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GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz said Tucker Carlson is correct about white nationalist 'replacement' conspiracy theory and called ADL racist
Carlson said the theory, promoted by violent extremists, is "the replacement of legacy Americans with more obedient people from faraway countries."
A new campaign urges companies to stop 'ghosting' job candidates, which it says is bad for both people's wellbeing and brands' reputations
Recruitment firm Tribepad is asking companies to admit they may have "ghosted" applicants in the past — but will try to avoid doing so in the future.
The toilet fan on SpaceX's Inspiration4 mission malfunctioned, setting off an alarm, and the all-civilian crew had to be coached on how to fix it
Toilets in space have fans to ensure waste goes in the right direction — but the fan on the Inspiration4 mission malfunctioned, a crew member said.
A pack of usually-placid river otters started attacking people in Alaska, and nobody understands why
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'The Big Short' investor Michael Burry warns the stock-market boom reminds him of the dot-com bubble — and rings the alarm on options mania
Burry said stocks soaring, indexes outperforming, and people making leveraged bets on meme stocks reminded him of past bubbles.
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A Danish man found buried treasure from the Iron Age using a metal detector, just hours after turning it on for the first time
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Blue White Robotics converts tractors into autonomous vehicles to help farmers save cash. See the pitch deck it used to raise $37 million.
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Ad giant IPG slams social networks for failing to contain disinformation and encourages advertisers to shift spending to news sites
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Crypto exchanges Binance and Huobi scramble to cut ties with Chinese users after the government's ban. Here's how the crypto trading world is responding to Beijing's crackdown.
Huobi said it would stop new-user registrations by mainland customers, and retire existing ones by the end of 2021.
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Top Stories this AM: The man at the helm of Evergrande; epidemic numbers of SF police apply for vaccine exemptions; $100,000 Oreos, really
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