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NEW YORK -- U.S. health officials are expected to release new data about the spread of COVID-19 on Friday that led to their decision to recommend that vaccinated people wear masks in some situations, a reversal of previous guidance.

Louisiana is among the states with the worst vaccination rates and is seeing a surge in new coronavirus cases. CNN's Miguel Marquez visited a hospital in the Bayou State and spoke with patients who explained why they hadn't received the vaccine.

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(The Center Square) – Federal economic data released Thursday did little to alleviate concerns over the U.S. economy, as unemployment remains elevated and new GDP numbers disappointed experts.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A long-running investigation into an Ohio branch of the violent El Salvador-based MS-13 gang, including the solving of eight homicides, neared conclusion Thursday with the sentencing of the last defendant in custody, central Ohio's top federal prosecutor announced.

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(The Center Square) – The Texas border city of Laredo has sued the Biden administration, hoping to halt its policy of transferring several hundred people a day into the city who have illegally entered the U.S. through two Texas Border Patrol sectors: Rio Grande Valley and Del Rio.

The spread of the Delta variant is putting unvaccinated Americans at greater risk of severe Covid-19. CNN Heroes Jake Wood, Dr. Jim Withers, and Dr. Wendy Ross have folded vaccination efforts into their already incredible work with communities that might otherwise be overlooked.

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Harrisburg, Pa. – In a Court Order filed today, Commonwealth Court President Judge P. Kevin Brobson announced a return to in-person argument sessions and outlined the Court argument schedule for the remainder of 2021.

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(The Center Square) – Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar is urging President Joe Biden to put a “pause” on accepting or releasing those who enter the U.S. illegally, citing the risk of spreading COVID-19, after news reports reveal that those who have tested positive are being released into local Texas border communities.

With the rise of the Delta variant, many vaccinated Americans tell pollsters they are still concerned about catching Covid-19-- so why is the population that's most vulnerable to the virus less worried about it? In the latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza examines the American "…

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