Lydia OConnor

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CDC Acknowledges Cloth Masks Are Less Effective Than Others

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conceded Friday that cloth masks are less effective than surgical or respirator masks as protection against COVID-19....

FDA Pressured to Ease Restrictions On Gay Men Donating Blood Amid Shortage

The Food and Drug Administration still has harsh restrictions on blood donations from men who have sex with men.picture alliance via Getty ImagesThe U.S....

Bernie Sanders Reintroduces Bill To Send Free N95 Masks To All Americans

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) reintroduced legislation on Wednesday that would allow the federal government to send three N95 respirator masks to every person in...

U.S. To Restrict Travel From 8 Countries In Africa Due To New COVID Variant

The White House announced Friday that it will begin restricting travel from South Africa and seven other countries on the African continent starting Monday...

Thailand First Nation In Asia To Move To Decriminalize Marijuana

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand on Tuesday became the first country in Asia to approve the de facto decriminalization of marijuana, though authorities have left...

Michigan Settlement Lets Faith Agencies Deny LGBT Adoptions

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Faith-based adoption agencies that contract with the state of Michigan can refuse to place children with same-sex couples under a...

New Studies Offer Reassurance On COVID Vaccines And Fertility

SDI Productions via Getty ImagesFrom the moment COVID vaccines became available, misinformation began swirling about their potential effect on fertility. But two new studies,...

Michael Avenatti Now Representing Himself In Case Vs. Stormy Daniels

NEW YORK (AP) — Once-prominent California attorney Michael Avenatti took over representation of himself Tuesday at his latest criminal trial, setting the stage for...

Alec Baldwin Asks Court To Throw Out ‘Rust’ Crew Member’s Lawsuit

Alec Baldwin and other producers on the film “Rust” asked a court Monday to dismiss a civil lawsuit brought against them by the project’s...