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Some of the disparity may be attributed to University of Virginia student housing, Dr. Denise Bonds, director of the Blue Ridge Health District, said during a Charlottesville City Council meeting Monday. That’s especially true in the Jefferson Park Avenue and Venable neighborhoods, where it’s possible that students were counted in the census but vaccinated in …

“President Biden must do better,” Heba Mohammad, a Palestinian American staffer and digital organizing director for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin during the 2020 cycle, said in a statement to The Washington Post. “A ceasefire in this latest bombing campaign is welcomed, but Palestinian suffering continues because there has not been a cessation in Israel’s …

Baylor Scott & White Health employees received a $500 bonus Friday in celebration of Nurses Week and Hospital Week. “This week has been about celebrating our people — their courage, their dedication and their commitment to those we serve,” CEO Jim Hinton and Chief Human Resources Officer Nakesha Lopez said in a message to employees. …

Deesha Dyer, founder, Black Girl 44 scholarship Photo Credit: Deesha Dyer For many young people interested in a career in politics, unpaid internships are a typical first step. But that’s a privilege not everyone can afford. The lack of pay associated with political internships can be an impossible barrier for some students. This is especially …

Federal agencies are investigating at least two mysterious incidents on U.S. soil with some hallmarks of the “Havana syndrome.” Lawmakers on the House and Senate Armed Services Committee confirmed to NBC News on Thursday that they were briefed in April on the investigation. In 2016, U.S. diplomats and their support staff stationed in Havana reported …

Vice President Kamala Harris will be out of Washington on Friday and traveling closer to the border – the Canadian border. Harris is scheduled to make stops in New Hampshire to promote the Biden administration’s $2 trillion American Jobs Plan, the proposal for helping upgrade infrastructure in the U.S. The visit to the traditional early-primary …

Live updates: Biden, Suga reaffirm U.S.-Japan alliance after afternoon of White House meetings  The Washington Post LIVE: President Biden News Conference With H.E. Suga Yoshihide, P.M. Japan  NewsNOW from FOX Beijing warns US, Japan against collusion vs China  Yahoo News US-Japan alliance in full bloom | TheHill  The Hill To Strengthen US-Japan Alliance, Suga Should Lead in Asia  Bloomberg View …

“I’m wide open, but we’ve got to pay for this,” Biden told reporters following his remarks about the American Jobs Plan. “There are many other ways we can do it. I’ve come forward with the best, most rational way in my view, the fairest way to pay for it. But there are many other ways …

Five people are no longer employed at the White House, while additional staffers are working remotely while their “suitability clearance” is pending, a senior White House official said. In many of the cases involving staffers who are no longer employed, additional security factors were in play, including for some hard drug use, the official said. …

Mar 20th 2021 THE SLOGAN “Global Britain” first gained currency in the months after the country’s vote to leave the European Union in 2016. Theresa May deployed the phrase five times when she addressed the Conservative Party conference for the first time as prime minister. Days later it was the title of Boris Johnson’s first …