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Suspected Omicron case aboard Norwegian cruise ship is South African crew member

Dec 06 2021

A South African crew member suspected of having the Omicron variant of COVID-19 is among the 17 cases of the virus detected on a cruise ship that disembarked in New Orleans over the weekend, the cruise line said on Monday.

At least 17 COVID cases found aboard cruise ship in New Orleans

Dec 06 2021

Dec 6 At least 17 COVID-19 cases, including a probable case of the Omicron variant, have been detected among passengers and crew on a cruise ship that disembarked in New Orleans over the weekend, Louisiana health officials said.

Where's the paper, ink, lightbulbs? U.S. offices struggle with supply shortages

Dec 03 2021

NEW YORK While news of the Omicron coronavirus variant threatens to derail U.S. companies' return-to-office-plans, employers trying to get workers back into offices said they are encountering a different, unforeseen challenge: keeping the lights on.

Your voice matters, says activist X González

Dec 03 2021

Gun violence prevention activist X González has a message for people: Do not underestimate the power of your voice, it can effect change.

REUTERS NEXT-Your voice matters, says gun control activist X González

Dec 02 2021

Dec 2 Gun control activist X González has a message for people: Do not underestimate the power of your voice, it can effect change.

'It's about all of us': Promoting LGBTQ equality in the workplace

Dec 02 2021

NEW YORK Companies must go beyond simply expressing support for LGBTQ workers and engage in sustained efforts to eliminate entrenched biases if they want to create true inclusion, experts in workplace equality told the Reuters Next conference on Thursday.

New York City opens first U.S. sites for supervised narcotics injection

Nov 30 2021

NEW YORK The first sites in the United States that allow narcotics users to inject drugs under the supervision of trained staff opened in New York City on Tuesday, a move aimed at stemming a surge in overdose deaths.

New York welcomes back fully vaccinated revelers for New Year's Eve in Times Square

Nov 16 2021

NEW YORK New York City's Times Square will once again fill with revelers ringing in the new year on Dec. 31, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday, but only if they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. | Video

Vigilante or civic-minded teen: Jury in Rittenhouse trial hears final arguments

Nov 15 2021

KENOSHA, Wis. (note graphic language, paragraph 17) | Video

Factbox-Key moments from closing arguments in Rittenhouse murder trial in Wisconsin

Nov 15 2021

KENOSHA, Wis. Prosecutors argued in closing arguments on Monday that teenager Kyle Rittenhouse provoked the events that led to him shooting three men, two of them fatally, during racial justice protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin last year.

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