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Minorities are bearing the brunt of monkeypox cases in the United States, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. During a telemedia briefing Thursday, Capt. Jennifer McQuiston, deputy director of the division of high consequence pathogens and pathology at the CDC, shared the first breakdown of infections by race and ethnicity. […]

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Dozens of aspiring Missouri Republican candidates are jumping at the chance to run in November for two rarely open U.S. congressional seats. U.S. Reps. Vicky Hartzler and Billy Long are running for the Senate in Tuesday’s GOP primary, leaving Hartzler’s central 4th Congressional District and Long’s southwestern 7th Congressional . . […]

For serial entrepreneur Momar Sakanoko, nothing is more valuable than your experience. Sakanoko is one of the most celebrated basketball players with French-Senegalese roots. Throughout his life, Sakanoko has endured power abuse in sports, racial abuse, and fraud. But his  experiences grew another passion: building an empire that strives to uplift others, The Be Great Company. “Your […]

A Ghanaian clergy has revealed that a former Hearts of Oak player will lead the Black Stars to the final of the 2022 World Cup The prophet known as Telvin Sowah Adjei has identified midfielder Benjamin Afutu as Ghana’s World Cup hero Benjamin Afutu is currently unattached and the 2022 FIFA World Cup is three […]

Comment on this story Comment No sooner had one fire in Yosemite been contained than a new one erupted in a different part of the park. This summer’s Western wildfires have brought attention to the risks that climate change brings to America’s national parks and the treasures they contain — like the giant sequoia trees, the […]

Asked to comment, Civic Committee President Kelly Welsh says: “We’re in early stages of addressing this challenge in business diversity and in developing a program in this regard.  “The thinking is that this is going to be a long-term commitment over years. We’ve engaged members and also have gotten tremendous pro bono support from McKinsey […]

A 5-year-old girl’s drawing at a summer camp in Poland’s capital caught the eye of one of her counselors. Why did she use black and white, and not red or pink, to make a heart, Rabbi Ilana Baird asked the child. The girl, sighing heavily, said it was black like the dog she left behind […]

The coronavirus pandemic walloped rural America last year, precipitating a surge of deaths among white residents as the virus inflamed longstanding health deficits there. But across the small towns and farmlands, new research has found, Covid killed Black and Hispanic people at considerably higher rates than it did their white neighbors. Even at the end […]

This story is part of the Top of the Game series, where CNBC Make It delves into the habits, routines and mindsets that top athletes use to achieve peak performance and success. Sometimes, it takes a while to figure out what you’re best at doing. Nell Rojas, one of the top marathoners in the U.S., […]

Located along a remote stretch of Highway 395, the Fort Independence Travel Plaza touts a dozen gas pumps, clean restrooms and made-to-order meals for travelers visiting California’s Eastern Sierra. The facility, which provides revenue for a Paiute Indian tribe, is about to quadruple in size thanks to an $8 million federal grant that will help […]

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