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Denied Assistant, U.S. Paralympian Drops Out of Games

By | July 22, 2021

July 22, 2021 — U.S. Paralympian Becca Meyers, a three-time gold medal swimmer who is deaf and blind, announced this week that she’s dropping out of the Tokyo Games. Meyers said she made the decision because the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee denied her request to bring her personal care assistant to Japan. A staff personal care… Read More »

U.S. Sets Another COVID Record; Hospitals Scramble

By | November 6, 2020

Nov. 6, 2020 — Governors are toughening face mask rules and other restrictions as the still-surging coronavirus pandemic continues to topple records for case numbers across the nation. On Thursday, the country recorded 121,888 new COVID cases — a 1-day record and the second day in a row the count has topped 100,000, according to the COVID… Read More »