The New Paper

March 12, 2021

The New Paper Weekly Recap: US

  • The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin (in relation to the death of George Floyd) began this week (3/8)
  • Over 30M people in the US are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus (3/8)
  • The CDC issued new interaction guidelines for fully vaccinated people (3/9)
  • President Biden signed two executive orders focused on gender equality (3/9)
  • Alaska removed eligibility requirements for coronavirus vaccines (3/10)
  • A US task force expanded lung cancer screening recommendations (3/10)
  • Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a near-total ban on abortions (3/10)
  • Hawaii declared a state of emergency due to heavy rains (3/11)
  • President Biden announced that he will direct states to make all adults eligible for a coronavirus vaccine no later than May 1 (3/12)
  • NY lawmakers authorized an impeachment inquiry into Gov. Cuomo (3/12)
  • The House passed two gun purchase background check bills (3/12)
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