• Instagram Was Affecting My Mental Health, So I Quit. Here’s What I Didn’t See Coming.

    Instagram Was Affecting My Mental Health, So I Quit. Here’s What I Didn’t See Coming.0

    Whenever I’ve used Instagram with any frequency, I have found it to be the most expedient way for me to feel simultaneously inadequate, overwhelmed and depressed. Instagram mothers were cooking gourmet plant-based meals for their kids, while I was popping open boxed macaroni and cheese. Instagram entrepreneurs were making millions in business at the age

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  • Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump Rule To Cut Food Benefits Amid Pandemic

    Federal Judge Strikes Down Trump Rule To Cut Food Benefits Amid Pandemic0

    (Reuters) — A U.S. federal judge has struck down a Trump administration rule that would have cut food stamp benefits to almost 700,000 unemployed Americans amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, court documents showed. The judge, in a court filing, said the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been “icily silent” about how many people would have been denied the benefits with

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  • COVID-19 Case Confirmed In Pope’s Vatican Residence

    COVID-19 Case Confirmed In Pope’s Vatican Residence0

    VATICAN CITY ― A man living in the same Vatican residence as Pope Francis has tested positive for COVID-19 and gone into isolation, the Vatican said on Saturday. The man, who was not identified and did not have symptoms of the illness, left the Santa Marta residence and went into isolation along with others with

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  • Global Coronavirus Cases Rise By One-Day Record Of 400,000

    Global Coronavirus Cases Rise By One-Day Record Of 400,0000

    (Reuters) – Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 400,000 for the first time late on Friday, a record one-day increase as much of Europe enacts new restrictions to curb the outbreak. Europe, which successfully tamped down the first surge of infections, has emerged as the new coronavirus epicentre in recent weeks and is reporting

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  • Rural Midwest Hospitals Are Struggling To Handle COVID Surge

    Rural Midwest Hospitals Are Struggling To Handle COVID Surge0

    WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn’t see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August. But over the last two weeks, its rate of new cases per person soared to one of the highest in the nation. “All of a sudden

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  • New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern Storms To Landslide Re-Election Victory

    New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern Storms To Landslide Re-Election Victory0

    WELLINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Jacinda Ardern turned speaking from the heart and smiling through adversity into a winning formula for a blowout re-election as New Zealand’s leader on Saturday. Now Ardern, who made a name for herself by crushing COVID-19 in the country and healing the nation after a massacre of Muslims by a

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