Sunday, July 25, 2021

Unvaccinated Americans under mounting pressure to get Covid shots

Social, moral and political pressure is beginning to build on tens of millions of Americans who decline to take safe, effective vaccines against Covid-19, as even some conservative politicians join the persuasion effort amid a dangerous new wave.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/26/politics/conservatives-vaccines-donald-trump-republicans-joe-biden/index.html

The threat November 2022 poses to Biden

The first midterms for US presidents usually don't go well. Other than a handful of exceptions, the party of the person in the White House does poorly. In years such as 1994, Republicans took control of Congress during the Bill Clinton administration. In other cases, such as in 2002 or 2018, losing one chamber has been sufficient to change the political dynamic in Washington. As former President Barack Obama commented in 2010, when Republicans took control of the House following the fallout from the Affordable Care Act, he took a "shellacking."

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/25/opinions/biden-midterms-political-threat-zelizer/index.html

Ohio House primary reveals Democratic divides that could play out across the 2022 midterm map

A congressional primary in Ohio is revealing the generational and ideological fissures in the Democratic Party that have been largely hidden in the early months of Joe Biden's presidency -- but could burst into full view as the midterm elections approach.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/25/politics/ohio-11th-district-race-nina-turner-shontel-brown/index.html

First female Afghan Air Force pilot on adversity in the military: 'They would just try to break me'

Niloofar Rahmani talks with Anderson Cooper about the challenges she faced becoming Afghanistan's first female Air Force pilot. Full Circle airs Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6p E.T.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2021/07/23/first-female-afghanistan-air-force-pilot-sot-acfc-vpx.cnn

Police and bystanders save baby trapped under car

Two police officers and bystanders saved an 8-month-old baby who became trapped underneath a car after a driver hit a mother and baby in Yonkers, New York, police said.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/25/us/yonkers-baby-trapped-car-crash/index.html

Four shootings in Seattle leave 3 dead, 5 injured

Three people were killed and five more were injured in a series of unrelated shootings in Seattle early Sunday, according to police.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/25/us/seattle-gun-crime-sunday/index.html

North Koreans and their families in the US have waited 70 years for a reunion

Michael Roh remembers the tears that rolled down his grandmother's face as she watched former President Donald Trump meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un on TV.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/25/us/korean-americans-separated-north-korea-families/index.html

Unvaccinated Americans under mounting pressure to get Covid shots

Social, moral and political pressure is beginning to build on tens of millions of Americans who decline to take safe, effective vaccines aga...