Archive for May 10th, 2021

Virginia GOP Chooses Political Newcomer Youngkin As Nominee For Governor

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 10 2021, 10:20 PM

Virginia Republicans have chosen businessman Glenn Youngkin to be their nominee for governor. The GOP hasn't won a statewide election in Virginia since 2009.

FAQ: What You Need To Know About Pfizer's COVID Vaccine And Adolescents

Health | | May 10 2021, 8:00 PM

Adolescents age 12 and older are now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the FDA says. Buy when and where, and what about younger kids? You have questions. We have answers.

NBC Won't Air 2022 Golden Globes In Rebuke To Hollywood Foreign Press Association

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 10 2021, 6:00 PM

The press association promised to improve diversity and other factors. NBC said it hopes to see enough change to run the show in 2023.

Longtime AFL-CIO Official Takes Up Key Labor Post In Biden Administration

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 10 2021, 4:00 PM

Former AFL-CIO trade official Thea Lee was appointed by President Biden to lead the section of the Labor Department that oversees labor rights and investigates forced labor and child labor overseas.

China To Set Up 'Line Of Separation' On Mount Everest, Citing Nepal COVID-19 Outbreak

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 10 2021, 3:20 PM

Nepal's health ministry has reported more than 403,000 COVID-19 cases, including more than 9,100 new infections on Monday.

Americans Will Lose Unemployment Benefits If They Turn Down Jobs, Biden Says

Politics | | May 10 2021, 2:40 PM

Biden said that his administration would not stand for people gaming the system but pressed the importance of continued financial support for those left jobless as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Opinion: What Native Americans Can Teach Us About Generosity In A Pandemic

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 10 2021, 1:00 PM

It's inspiring when a spirit of generosity crosses national borders. But to fight this pandemic, rich nations must do their part. That's why we think Biden's stand on vaccine patents is a vital step.

U.S. Will Protect Gay And Transgender People Against Discrimination In Health Care

Health | | May 10 2021, 10:20 AM

The announcement, which effectively reverses a Trump-era rule, springs from last summer's landmark Supreme Court decision banning employment discrimination against LGBTQ people.

Social Media Hate Speech, Harassment 'Significant Problem' For LGBTQ Users: Report

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 10 2021, 6:20 AM

LGBTQ social media users encounter hate speech and harassment at higher rates than all other identity groups at 64%, according to GLAAD's inaugural social media index report.

Opioid Crisis: Filmmaker Details The Medical System's 'Crime Of The Century'

Health | | May 10 2021, 4:20 AM

Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney investigated the opioid crisis. He says it was created by pharmaceutical companies, distributors, pharmacists and doctors, all looking to profit.

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