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Teen Who Died of Covid-19 Was Denied Treatment Because He Didn’t Have Health Insurance

A 17-year-old boy in Los Angeles County who became the first teen believed to have died from complications with covid-19 in the U.S. was denied treatment at an urgent care clinic because he didn’t have health insurance, according to R. Rex Parris, the mayor of Lancaster, California. Roughly 27.5 million Americans—8.5 percent of the population—don’t have health insurance based on the latest government figures. Continue reading Teen Who Died of Covid-19 Was Denied Treatment Because He Didn’t Have Health Insurance

California’s Death Valley Will Have the Hottest Month Ever Recorded on Earth

July has been one for extreme heat around the world, but every locale pales in comparison to what’s going on at Death Valley in California. Already one of the hottest places on the Earth, the heat has gone into overdrive this July. Death Valley is in line to set a record for the hottest month ever recorded on Earth. Continue reading California’s Death Valley Will Have the Hottest Month Ever Recorded on Earth

Facebook Spends $20 Million to Quiet Gentrification Critics Near Its Headquarters

Facebook is making good on its promise to build affordable housing near its headquarters in Menlo Park. The social media giant announced plans on Friday to build new housing in the area to offset concerns about the controversial
1.1 million square-foot expansion of its headquarters.

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