The New Paper

April 30, 2021

The New Paper Weekly Recap: US

  • The CDC and FDA lifted their recommended pause on the J&J vaccine (4/26)
  • 2020 census esults were released, including apportionment (4/27)
  • CA officials announced that 1.6M verified signatures have been collected for the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom (4/27)
  • The DOJ opened a “pattern or practice investigation” into the Louisville government and police department (4/27)
  • The Supreme Court agreed to hear a case on NY concealed carry laws (4/27)
  • The CDC released new guidelines for fully vaccinated people (4/28)
  • The FBI launched a civil rights probe into the death of Andrew Brown Jr. (4/28)
  • President Biden increased the min. wage for federal contractors to $15 (4/28)
  • President Biden delivered his first joint address to Congress (4/29)
  • Three charged with hate crimes inr elation to death of Ahmaued Arbery (4/29)
  • Astronaut Michael Collins died at the age of 90 (4/29)
  • Bill de Blasio said NYC plans to fully reopen starting July 1 (4/30)
  • The FDA announced plans to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars (4/30)
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