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Day: April 5, 2021

Summary List PlacementThousands of miles from the Arctic Circle most walruses call home, one young marine mammal was spotted off the coast of Ireland's County Kerry Sunday by a local father and daughter duo. Five-year-old Muireann and her father Alan Houlihan were walking Ireland's Valentia Island on a Sunday stroll when Muireann spotted the giant…... Read More
Summary List PlacementOpioid overdoses are surging, and those being hit the most are communities already vulnerable to the pandemic.  Overdose fatalities hit a record high of more than 81,000 deaths during the 12-month period ending May 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. However, as the pandemic goes on, Black and Latino communities…... Read More
Summary List PlacementThe data is in: People infected with the coronavirus variant first discovered in the UK have a higher risk of dying from COVID-19 than those who get other versions of the virus. New research published Monday in the journal Nature found that among cases involving the variant, known as B.1.1.7, patients had a…... Read More
Summary List PlacementMore than two months after the deadly Capitol insurrection, the arrests keep coming. Last week, the Justice Department filed charges against Christopher Worrell, an alleged Proud Boy, over his role in the January 6 riots, according to court documents.  Worrell is accused of pepper-spraying Capitol police officers during the chaos of the siege,…... Read More
Summary List PlacementNASA's Perseverance rover has begun zapping Martian rocks with lasers — and recording the sound. NASA recently released a 10-second audio clip of Perseverance's lasers firing away on the red planet. As they strike Mars' surface, a rhythmic clicking sound can be heard, like an otherworldly metronome. 🔊 You’re listening to the first…... Read More
Summary List PlacementAs wealthier nations speed up their COVID-19 vaccine rollout, poorer countries are being left behind. Rich nations, on average, vaccinated one person every second throughout January and February, while the majority of the poorest nations are yet to give a single dose, according to the People's Vaccine Alliance. Developing countries also face "critical…... Read More
Summary List PlacementHello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of Investing stories from deputy editor Joe Ciolli. Please subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every week. Hello and welcome to Insider Investing. I'm Joe Ciolli, and I'm here to guide you through what's been happening in markets, as well as what to expect in…... Read More
Summary List PlacementThe governor of Nebraska pushed back on the state's consideration of legalizing medical marijuana, claiming it would lead to the death of their kids.  "This is a dangerous drug that will impact our kids," Gov. Pete Ricketts said during a news briefing Wednesday. "If you legalize marijuana, you're gonna kill your kids. That's…... Read More