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Biden Administration Launches Anti-Trafficking Task Force

Vice President Kamala Harris

President Joe Biden’s administration on Monday announced a new anti-trafficking and human smuggling task force operation in the Northern Triangle countries and Mexico. Vice President Kamala Harris highlighted the initiative during a joint press conference with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei while in Guatemala on her first official foreign trip. “Transnational human smuggling …

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Florida Gov. DeSantis Vetoes LGBTQ Program Funding

Desantis signs Florida's social media law

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis last week slashed $900,000 in funding for programs that serve LGBTQ people in Central Florida, including a program that provides mental health services to survivors and family members of victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting. DeSantis’s vetoes — part of a long list of hometown …

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CDC Director Urges Parents To Get Teenagers Vaccinated

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is urging parents to get their teenagers vaccinated because of the rise of COVID-19 hospitalizations in March and April. “I am deeply concerned by the numbers of hospitalized adolescents and saddened to see the numbers of adolescents who require treatment in …

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Donald Trump to Remain Banned From Facebook For Two Years

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On Friday, Facebook announced that Donald Trump would remain banned from Facebook and Instagram until at least January 2023. Due to his risking the public’s safety, the social media company has decided not to allow him to resume his accounts, CNBC reported. “We will evaluate external factors, including instances of violence, restrictions …

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