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At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs

At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs

At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs Long before the coronavirus hit, nutrition programs that served the nation’s older adults struggled to keep up with a growing demand. Often, they could not. In Charlotte, N.C., and nine surrounding counties, for example, the waiting list for …

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Music Venues Scramble for $16 Billion in Federal Pandemic Aid

Music Venues Scramble for $16 Billion in Federal Pandemic Aid

Music Venues Scramble for $16 Billion in Federal Pandemic Aid Music Venues Scramble for $16 Billion in Federal Pandemic Aid When the pandemic forced Crowbar, a music club in Tampa, Fla., to shut down last year, Tom DeGeorge, its primary owner, took out more than $200,000 in personal loans to keep the business afloat, including one using its liquor license …

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Reversing Trump, Biden Restores Aid to Palestinians

Reversing Trump, Biden Restores Aid to Palestinians

Reversing Trump, Biden Restores Aid to Palestinians Reversing Trump, Biden Restores Aid to Palestinians A senior Palestinian official welcomed the move but said the Palestinian leadership, based in Ramallah, still hoped Mr. Biden would reverse several other measures carried out by the Trump administration. “This is a positive, important and constructive step in the direction of rectifying Palestinian-American relations, which …

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Walking and Other Aerobic Exercise May Aid the Aging Brain

Walking and Other Aerobic Exercise May Aid the Aging Brain

Walking and Other Aerobic Exercise May Aid the Aging Brain Walking and Other Aerobic Exercise May Aid the Aging Brain Everyone in both groups worked out three times a week at first, for about half an hour and under supervision. They then added sessions on their own, until after six months, they were completing about five workouts most weeks. This …

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Famine Stalks Yemen, as War Drags On and Foreign Aid Wanes

Famine Stalks Yemen, as War Drags On and Foreign Aid Wanes

Famine Stalks Yemen, as War Drags On and Foreign Aid Wanes Famine Stalks Yemen, as War Drags On and Foreign Aid Wanes “Cutting aid is a death sentence,” the U.N. secretary general, António Guterres, said of the outcome. Rafat al-Akhali, a fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University who studies Yemen, said that frustration with the lack …

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First Aid Kit review, Who by Fire: A live covers album Leonard Cohen would have loved

First Aid Kit review, Who by Fire: A live covers album Leonard Cohen would have loved

First Aid Kit review, Who by Fire: A live covers album Leonard Cohen would have loved First Aid Kit review, Who by Fire: A live covers album Leonard Cohen would have loved “Something out of the ordinary,” is how Johanna and Klara Söderberg describe the four Leonard Cohen-themed concerts they played at Sweden’s Royal Dramatic Theatre back in March 2017. …

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Republican Attorneys General Press Biden Over Restrictions on State Aid in Stimulus Plan

Republican Attorneys General Press Biden Over Restrictions on State Aid in Stimulus Plan

Republican Attorneys General Press Biden Over Restrictions on State Aid in Stimulus Plan Republican Attorneys General Press Biden Over Restrictions on State Aid in Stimulus Plan WASHINGTON — Twenty-one Republican attorneys general pressed the Biden administration on Tuesday to clarify a provision in the $1.9 trillion economic aid package that the president signed into law last week, warning that its …

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A Rundown School for Palestinian Children Awaits U.S. Aid

A Rundown School for Palestinian Children Awaits U.S. Aid

A Rundown School for Palestinian Children Awaits U.S. Aid A Rundown School for Palestinian Children Awaits U.S. Aid JABA, West Bank — When Joe Biden was elected president, residents of the tiny hilltop village of Jaba in the occupied West Bank cheered. They hope the new American president will restore funding to a project to transform a rundown school in …

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Biden Plans Messaging Blitz to Sell Economic Aid Plan

Biden Plans Messaging Blitz to Sell Economic Aid Plan

Biden Plans Messaging Blitz to Sell Economic Aid Plan Biden Plans Messaging Blitz to Sell Economic Aid Plan Still, Biden administration officials are mindful that political opposition could easily fester and grow if they do not clearly explain the contents — and direct benefits — of a bill that will be the second-largest economic aid package in American history, trailing …

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4 Aid Workers Are Shot Dead in Pakistan

4 Aid Workers Are Shot Dead in Pakistan

4 Aid Workers Are Shot Dead in Pakistan 4 Aid Workers Are Shot Dead in Pakistan KARACHI, Pakistan — Gunmen killed four aid workers in an ambush in the northwestern Pakistani district of North Waziristan on Monday, police officials said, an attack that could signal a revival of insurgency in the region bordering Afghanistan that was once a stronghold of …

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