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Electric vehicles could be cheaper to drive and operate but can all Americans afford them?

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4 mn read President Joe Biden said electric vehicles are “a vision of the future that is now beginning to happen.” The president has spent the last year vowing to transition into EV by 2030. Executives from three of the largest auto companies in the country are thrilled about Biden’s ambitious goal, as they agreed to turn at least 40 percent of their new car sales electric by the end of the decade.

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How Instagram and TikTok are enhancing the fashion world

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4 mn read Fashion trends in the past were introduced only on runway shows or magazines that were exclusive to the public. After years of brand deals, discount codes and giveaways from fashion influencers and models — Instagram became the main outlet for influencers and fashion brands to find or set the latest trends. According to Business Insider, […]

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Heartbreaking testimonies from friends of victims of Miami Surfside condo collapse

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5 mn read The search for bodies has come to an end exactly one month after the collapse of Champlain Towers South. The 12 story beachfront condo partially crashed to the ground during the predawn hours of June 24th, making it one of the deadliest building collapses in American history. Now, the condo building where hundreds of people once lived is now an empty pit that torments the Surfside community — after years of delayed action.

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Low vaccination rates among Latinos in the U.S. are caused by lack of access, not “vaccine hesitancy”

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3 mn read Racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S. have been hit the hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. Black and Latino communities are at higher risk of Covid-19 infections, hospitalizations, and death compared to their white counterparts. Despite being affected at higher rates of Covid-19, the Hispanic/Latino population remains the second-least vaccinated group, after Black Americans.

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Colombians call for an end to police sexual violence against women amid massive protests

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4 mn read The Colombian government is under pressure to investigate allegations of police sexual violence and excessive use of force against demonstrators. Colombian prosecutors and the ombudsman’s office have confirmed 23 reports of sexual violence committed by ESMAD, or Mobile Anti-Disturbance Squadron — out of 106 reports of violence against women and people with diverse sexual orientation and gender identity. The United Nations and the European Union warned of the violent militarized response and urged calm. An EU spokesperson said, “We condemn the deaths of all the people who have been killed during those protests.”

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Trump creates new sites to replace his blocked social accounts, can he maintain influence?

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5 mn read Former U.S. President Donald Trump has been blocked by Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other social media sites since January for being accused of inciting his supporters to participate in Capitol Hill riots. After the incident, the emerging social platform Gab helped back up Trump’s original Twitter account @realDonaldTrump. Recently, Trump launched the Office of Donald J. Trump’s website and his personal website to launch the “From the Desk of Donald J. Trump” platform. Does Trump’s strategy allow him to retain influence?

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TikTok is transforming the music industry by giving new artists a chance

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4 mn read In the short period of time that TikTok has been around, it has greatly impacted the music business. During a time when live concerts are not a safe option, TikTok has boosted the careers of upcoming artists seeking connection and an audience to hear their music. Due to 60 second viral dance challenges and singing trends, new music circulates on the platform daily and increases visibility of new artists by promoting their talent.