Rescue animals offer comfort to children with disabilities

Last Updated Feb 24, 2021 7:18 PM EST Leander, Texas — Some superheroes need a sidekick. For 5-year-old Harper, it’s Halo, a white fluffy dog with one leg and an unlimited supply of love.  “She has lucky fins like me,” Harper said of Halo’s superpower. Harper’s superpower is her hand that formed differently. More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
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Sports arenas begin reopening in New York City

Tuesday was a turning point for New York City, the epicenter of the first deadly wave of COVID-19. Fans are allowed in sports arenas for the first time in nearly a year.  The New York policy allows 10% capacity More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
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Biden commemorates 500,000 U.S. lives lost to COVID-19

Hours after the U.S. crossed the threshold of 500,000 deaths from COVID-19, President Biden commemorated the lives lost over the past year on Monday night. No other country has lost more lives to the yearlong More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
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Widows find support in one another after losing husbands to coronavirus

To fully comprehend the loss of so many lives to COVID-19, it helps to see the faces, to learn the names of the dead and to hear from some of the loved ones they left behind. Some of the women widowed by the More...

By admin On Sunday, February 21st, 2021
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Overcoming COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy – CBS News

Sometimes a cliché is just right. The Sandtown neighborhood of West Baltimore, for example, does look like a war zone.  Most of the residents are African American, and what that means, not just here but nationally, More...

By admin On Saturday, February 20th, 2021
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South Carolina House passes bill restricting most abortions

The South Carolina House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a bill banning nearly all abortions, following the lead of other states with similar measures that would go into effect if the U.S. Supreme Court were More...

By admin On Saturday, February 20th, 2021
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COVID-19 is pushing struggling rural hospitals to the brink

Hospitals in rural communities across the U.S. have long faced financial woes, with dozens of cash-strapped facilities closing over the past decade. But COVID-19 is threatening to close many more small hospitals More...

By admin On Saturday, February 20th, 2021
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Vatican employees could lose their jobs for refusing COVID vaccine

Rome — The Vatican has taken a hard line against employees who refuse to be vaccinated for COVID-19, warning they risk losing their jobs.  According to a decree by Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, whose role More...

By admin On Friday, February 19th, 2021
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Biden pledges up to $4 billion to help get poorer countries vaccinated against COVID-19

In a reversal of his predecessor’s U.S.-centric approach to tackling the coronavirus pandemic, President Biden is ramping up pressure on America’s wealthiest allies Friday to get COVID-19 vaccine More...

By admin On Friday, February 19th, 2021
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Vincent Jackson’s brain to be donated for CTE research

The brain of former NFL receiver Vincent Jackson is going to be donated for CTE research, a spokesperson for his family confirmed to CBS Tampa affiliate WTSP-TV. Evidence of CTE has been found in the brains More...

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