Government and politics

New vaccine could be an option for troops with religious concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — A COVID-19 vaccine that may soon gain federal approval could give the U.S. military a boost: An opportunity to vaccinate some of the thousands of service members who have refused further coronavirus vaccines for religious reasons. At least 175 active duty and reserve service members have already received the Novavax vaccine, with …

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US has over 750 Teslas braking complaints for no reason

DETROIT — More than 750 Tesla owners have complained to US safety authorities that cars running on the automaker’s partially automated driving systems have suddenly stopped on the roads for no apparent reason. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed the number in a detailed information request letter to Tesla that was posted on the …

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Queen Elizabeth II skips Platinum Jubilee church service

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, joined other members of the British royal family on Friday for a church service honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne, making their first public appearance in the Kingdom. United since stepping back from royal duties two years ago. The Queen skipped the event …

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Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee kicks off with great fanfare

LONDON (AP) — four days of celebration honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne kicked off Thursday with a display of British military traditions ranging from the days of horse and cannon to the age of the jet. Official Platinum Jubilee celebrations began with Trooping the Colour, an annual military parade that has …

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Concern about stagflation, a throwback to the 70s, begins to grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stagflation. It was the dreaded “S-word” of the 1970s. For Americans of a certain age, it conjures up memories of painfully long lines at gas stations, shuttered factories and President Gerald Ford’s much-derided “Whip Inflation Now” buttons. Stagflation is the bitterest of economic pills: high inflation mixes with a weak labor market …

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