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California freezes 345,000 'suspicious' disability insurance claims
In the latest battle between California and scammers out to defraud its benefits system, the state said it froze 345,000 disability insurance claims that it suspects were fraudulently filed using stolen credentials of doctors and other medical providers.
What the Omicron Wave Looks Like at One Brooklyn ER
NEW YORK - A young man poked his head out of an isolation room and demanded, not for the first time, to know the COVID-19 test result he was waiting for.
U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Dispute Over Football Coach's On-field Prayers - Towleroad Gay News
By Andrew Chung
What the Omicron Wave Looks Like at One Brooklyn E.R.
The nature of this variant, combined with widespread vaccine use, may make it seem less severe in some ways than earlier ones. It doesn't always feel that like that here.
A timeline is set for a new unionization vote at an Amazon warehouse.
Amazon workers in Alabama will have another shot at voting to form a union this winter, as the National Labor Relations Board scheduled a mail-in election to start Feb. 4.
Chinese American man attacked in New York last April dies of injuries
A Chinese American man who was brutally attacked last April while collecting cans in East Harlem has died of his injuries and the case is now deemed a homicide, police in New York said on Saturday.
New Hampshire's Top Election Official Announces Retirement
The official, Bill Gardner, a Democrat, has served as secretary of state in New Hampshire for more than four decades.
New Hampshire's Top Election Official Announces Retirement
The official, Bill Gardner, a Democrat, has served as secretary of state in New Hampshire for more than four decades.