FDA authorizes COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11; vaccinations could begin next week

If the CDC signs off, kids' vaccinations could begin next week   Another 28 million Americans are one step closer to getting vaccinated against COVID-19 after...

SSI and Medicaid expansion for US Territories included in ‘Build Back Better’ draft text

Congress has released the draft text of the proposed budget reconciliation bill, including what would be historic expansions of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI)...

FDA panel greenlights vaccines for kids, paving the way for authorization

Vaccines for 28 million American children are on the way to authorization after an advisory panel at the Food and Drug Administration voted in...

White House unveils vaccination rollout plan for kids 5-11 ahead of possible authorization

The White House has unveiled a vaccination rollout plan for children ages 5 to 11 ahead of a possible authorization to administer COVID shots...

Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications despite vaccine; medical experts weigh in

Gen. Colin Powell, former secretary of state, died at 84 years of age from COVID-related complications, even though he was fully vaccinated, his family...

US nuclear submarine on Guam for assessment after underwater collision

A U.S. Navy nuclear-powered attack submarine collided with an unknown submerged object this weekend while traveling through international waters in the Pacific Ocean, according...

House, Senate expand radiation exposure compensation

Companion Bills H.R. 5338 in the House and S. 2798 in the Senate, expanding the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) have been introduced today,...

Equally American calls on Supreme Court to end SSI discrimination in U.S. Territories

Equally American, which advocates for equality and civil rights in U.S. territories, joined with the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Puerto Rico, Demos,...

Navy corpsman once stationed on Guam was among casualties of Afghanistan terror attack

Max Soviak, a Navy Corpsman who was once stationed on Guam, was among the American service members killed in Thursday’s terror attack in Afghanistan. Soviak,...

Vice President Harris stopped over on Guam but didn’t meet with officials

Vice President Kamala Harris briefly stopped over on Guam before proceeding to Hawaii but did not meet with any Guam officials. The latest White House...





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