Biden is reversing Trump’s transgender military ban — but workplace discrimination remains a problem for LGBT Americans, and when can younger, healthy people get vaccinated?


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NFL cribs: Here’s where the Kansas City Chiefs call home

Five decades after their last appearance in the Super Bowl, the Kansas City Chiefs are back. Fueled by thrilling 24-year-old quarterback Patrick Mahomes, the team has reinvigorated its long-suffering fan base.

When can younger, healthy people get vaccinated? A former Biden COVID-19 adviser says it will be months

Some 41.4 million vaccine doses had been distributed to states as of Sunday morning, and 21.8 million doses had been administered.

Shopping for a home and scared of COVID-19? Here’s how real-estate agents are keeping clients safe

‘Whenever I see a new place, I have to sign forms about COVID-19, such as if I have traveled anywhere, tested positive recently or know anyone who has.’

CDC Director Walensky: ‘I can’t tell you how much vaccine we have’

President Biden has outlined a goal of 100 million vaccinations in 100 days, which some analysts describe as ambitious.

‘I’m tired of being the only one with moral values’: My mother put me on the deed of her home. Now my brother wants half

Before our mother passed away, she quitclaimed the deed of the home to me, and she also added me on to all of her bank accounts. My brother was there and he said nothing.

Biden is reversing Trump’s transgender military ban — but workplace discrimination remains a problem for LGBT Americans

Reversing the ban is one of multiple steps the Biden administration has taken to boost government support of the LGBT community.

Jim Cramer on GameStop: ‘The mechanics of the market are breaking down. … I’ve never seen the guns like this. They can break shorts.’

GameStop shares surged again Monday, after storming 51% higher on Friday.

Americans are more likely to go on shopping sprees when the stock market is rising — why that’s a bad thing

‘A 10% rise in stock prices is associated with a rise in average spending of just under 1%,” according to a report published by the JPMorgan Chase Institute.

Life after the COVID-19 vaccine: Americans won’t rush back to restaurants, ball games — or public transportation

‘The arrival of vaccines won’t automatically flip a switch to put the world back on its pre-COVID path,’ said Scott McKenzie, global intelligence leader at Nielsen.

We were friendly with our neighbors for decades, until recently. One day, they introduced us to their financial adviser…

‘We dug trenches, poured concrete foundations, and worked to build our house; they hired contractors. They traded in cars frequently; we ran ours into the ground.’

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If President Joe Biden cannot gather enough bipartisan support for his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan, Democrats will look to another way to get at least some of it through on a simple majority with 51 votes in the Senate using a process called budget reconciliation.

Biden administration looks set to target ‘forever chemicals,’ as 3M warns about ‘onerous regulation’

President Biden’s administration looks poised to crack down on a group of “forever chemicals” that have been linked to a range of health problems.

Nuclear and carbon capture may form bipartisan (re)starting point on climate change

Democratic Senator Chris Coons of Delaware says it’s a “false choice” that pursuing climate-change policy hurts the U.S. economy.

Biden’s ‘Buy American’ manufacturing order called ‘good first step’ by labor

Labor groups on Monday praised a forthcoming executive order by President Joe Biden that is aimed at boosting government purchases from American manufacturers, calling it a good start for the new administration.

How the U.S. can avoid a future where millions of retired Americans can’t meet their basic needs

Tackling the retirement savings crisis would be a big win for the Biden administration — and all Americans.



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