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Native American leaders push for boarding school commission

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The federal government has a responsibility to Native American tribes, Alaska Native villages and Native Hawaiian communities to fully support and revitalize education, language and cultural practices that prior boarding school policies sought to destroy, U.S. Interior ...

CDC recommends COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5

New York — U.S. health officials on Saturday recommended COVID-19 vaccines for infants, toddlers and preschoolers — the last group without the shots. The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the decision hours after an advisory panel voted unanimously that ...

Marathon hearings will decide fate of COVID shots for youngest children

Parents anxious to finally vaccinate their youngest children against COVID-19, strap in: A lot is set to happen this week. On Wednesday, both Moderna and Pfizer will have to convince what’s essentially a science court — advisers to the Food and Drug Administration — that their shots ...

Possible overturning of Roe sends abortion fight to states

Story updated at 4:05 p.m. Tuesday: The bombshell leak of a draft opinion suggesting the Supreme Court is poised to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade case legalizing abortion nationwide has set the country on course for an even more polarized and fluctuating landscape of abortion ...