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One-third of COVID-19 survivors were diagnosed with a psychiatric or neurological condition within six months of being infected with the coronavirus. LA Times
VOA VIEW: The virus carries secondary problems.
The Los Angeles Air Force Base's Space and Missile Systems Center in El Segundo will be the headquarters of the Space Force's Space Systems Command. LA Times
Two COVID-19 vaccines are likely to be protective against a rapidly spreading variant of the SARS-Cov-2 virus that arose in California, a study finds. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Good!

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More people taking Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine reported side-effects than those who got the Pfizer shot, according to a recent study. Researchers analyzed reports from more than 3 million vax-recipients collected via v-safe, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention program that tracks reactions to the immunizations. Nearly 70 percent said they had some kind of... New York Post
VOA VIEW: The vaccine works for most.
President Joe Biden announced several useful executive orders Thursday to curb the scourge of gun deaths in America. Yet as he says, the nation has “a long way to go” on this issue. Biden told the Justice Department to propose a rule to address “ghost guns,” which can be made at home with parts that... New York Post
VOA VIEW: None of the so-called curbs will do much.
Research shows many young children have fallen behind in reading and math. But some educators are worried about stigmatizing an entire generation. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The future is being hurt by the liberals.
Some countries are lagging behind in vaccinations, and policymakers warned that no economy is secure until the world is safe from coronavirus variants. New York Times
VOA VIEW: More focus should be directed towards the cause.
Facebook and Instagram experienced an outage Thursday afternoon. Service was quickly restored and users of the platforms jumped to Twitter to vent.      USA Today
VOA VIEW: Facebook and the other techs should be deprived 230 protection.
Lawmakers shifted their focus to at least 12 new bills that would address the sexual misconduct reporting woes at the heart of the LSU scandal.       USA Today

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Panic buying amid the coronavirus pandemic led to shortages of hand sanitizer in 2020. No more. Now we've got a surplus of hand sanitizer.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: It was guaranteed to happen.
Nations around the world are setting new records for COVID-19 deaths and new coronavirus infections, and the disease is surging even in some countries that have kept the virus in check ABC
VOA VIEW: The US is holding its own.
Vote counting in the union push at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, is expected to start as early as Thursday, but hundreds of contested ballots could muddy the outcome if it’s a close race ABC
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
The state of Florida has filed a lawsuit against the federal government to demand cruise ships be allowed to start sailing immediately ABC
VOA VIEW: The government should not be restricting businesses.

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Americans saved or paid off debt with most of their pandemic stimulus payments, according to a new survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. ABC
President Joe Biden on Thursday announced several limited gun control executive actions, calling gun violence an "epidemic" that he said "has to stop." ABC
VOA VIEW: Gun controls must pass constitutional restraints.
The global shortage of semiconductors is forcing General Motors to further cut production at six North American factories as chip supplies seem to be growing tighter ABC
VOA VIEW: Sad!

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Hillary Clinton's once comfortable lead in the Democratic presidential primary is shrinking. CBS
VOA VIEW: Hillary is an idiot.
President Biden said ending the legal immunity that gun-makers have from being sued over shootings is a top priority for his administration. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Foolish thought, like all of his others.
New York will raise taxes for those making more than $1 million annually to generate revenue after the coronavirus pandemic. CNBC
VOA VIEW: NY will lose much more because many are and will leave the state.
The Chinese Embassy in Washington did not immediately respond to CNBC's request for comment. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Caution against China would be wise.
McDonald's CEO Chris Kempczinski received more than $10.8 million in compensation last year, despite the company missing performance targets CNBC

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Jobless claims totaled 744,000 for the week ended April 3, well above the Dow Jones estimate of 694,000 and the previous week’s 728,000. CNBC
VOA VIEW: It will grow more.
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VOA VIEW: Will be hold to these sayings?
A lot of police officers have testified as witnesses in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. So many have testified, in fact, that one could easily come away from watching the trial believing that prosecutors are overdoing it, and that calling so many duplicative witnesses might actually backfire. CNN
VOA VIEW: There may be too much overkill.

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Joel Greenberg, a key figure in the ongoing investigation into Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, is likely to strike a plea deal with federal prosecutors, his attorney and prosecutors said in court Thursday. CNN
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed Wednesday that New Yorkers are not "living in fear" despite statistics showing record spikes in violent crime, in remarks made at a press conference just hours after a tourist from Kansas was struck by a stray bullet fired by a reputed gang member near Times Square. FOX News
VOA VIEW: New Yorkers are living in fear - De Blasio lies.
A startling trend in violent crimes and carjackings being committed by juveniles has raised the alarm among some officials who say the problem has arisen, in part, out of a lack of supervision for out-of-school kids and a laissez-faire attitude toward offenders during the coronavirus pandemic. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Sad!
Texas rancher Whit Jones told “Fox & Friends” on Thursday that he and his neighbors have found bodies of migrants on their properties. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Madness!
A team of meteorologists in Colorado on Thursday forecast another above-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2021, months after closing the books on the most active storm season on record. UPI
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
U.S. officials blacklisted seven Chinese supercomputing entities on Thursday over their purported support for efforts to destabilize security. UPI
VOA VIEW: Good!

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