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The Johnson and Johnson Blood Clots: How Dangerous Are They?

As Americans pass one year with the Covid-19 pandemic, many have been scrambling to receive a Covid vaccine as soon as possible. One vaccine that many were gravitating towards was the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine, which only requires one dose. Around seven million people in the United States have already received the J&J vaccine, and more vaccinations were planned

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NCGA Introduces New Bill That Would Limit the Rights of Transgender Minors

At the beginning of April, three North Carolina lawmakers introduced a new bill, the Youth Health Protection Act (Senate Bill 514). This bill would prevent health care professionals from performing any sort of gender confirmation surgery for transgender people on minors. Normally, in law minors are stated to be anyone under the age of 18, but this bill suggests anyone

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh & His Death At 99: How He Has Affected The Monarchy

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, born Prince of Corfu, Greece, has died at the age ninety-nine after years of illness. Prince Philip was married to Queen Elizabeth for almost seventy years after a late wedding in the year 1947. The prince was a devoted husband who focused on no-primary matters while supporting the Queen during her ongoing reign. Prince Philip’s

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March madness 2021

Friday March 13th, 2020, was a very memorable day. The pandemic took control and shut everything down. This was just one week before March Madness, one of the most watched tournaments in all of sports, was scheduled to take place. After a few modifications, they finally cancelled it, bringing sadness to many. This week though, one year later, the March

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Remembering Sojourner Truth This Women’s History Month

During Women’s History Month, possibly one of the most impactful women in history, Sojourner Truth is honored and recognized for her significant achievements we see the effect of today.  Truth, most known for her work in the nineteenth century as an outspoken civil and women’s rights activist as well as an advocate of abolition and temperance, was born in Ulster

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No Cameras Required on AP Exams following Social Media Backlash

The College Board guidelines for digital AP exams no longer include a camera requirement following negative reactions from students across social media. Every May, students at Apex High School, and around the world, test their knowledge on the AP courses taken over the year. Due to Covid-19, the College Board made guidelines for how tests should be conducted digitally both

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