Fox News host reveals company’s vaccine mandate on-air: ‘I know it’s going to get me in trouble’

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After battling Covid-19, Fox News host Neil Cavuto returned to the airwaves on Sunday, where he spoke in favor of vaccine mandates.
“I know it’s going to get me in trouble,” Cavuto told Fox News host Howard Kurtz. “I hear from a lot of people. I’ve gotten a lot of nasty emails. The same ones: you’re a never-Trumper, you’re this, we don’t trust you, we don’t believe a word you’re saying. And that’s just coming from my family.

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Lethal ‘forever chemicals’ taint our food, water and even blood. The EPA is stalling | David Bond

OpinionPollution

Lethal ‘forever chemicals’ taint our food, water and even blood. The EPA is stalling

David Bond

There is no longer any population or place on earth untouched by PFAS contamination. We are living through a toxic experiment with no control group

A sign at at a recreation area in Michigan warns anglers not to eat fish from the Huron River, due to high levels of PFAS. Photograph: Jim West/Alamy

A sign at at a recreation area in Michigan warns anglers not to eat fish from the Huron River, due to high levels of PFAS.

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Lethal ‘forever chemicals’ taint our food, water and even blood. The EPA is stalling | David Bond

OpinionPollution

Lethal ‘forever chemicals’ taint our food, water and even blood. The EPA is stalling

David Bond

There is no longer any population or place on earth untouched by PFAS contamination. We are living through a toxic experiment with no control group

A sign at at a recreation area in Michigan warns anglers not to eat fish from the Huron River, due to high levels of PFAS. Photograph: Jim West/Alamy

A sign at at a recreation area in Michigan warns anglers not to eat fish from the Huron River, due to high levels of PFAS.

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TONY HETHERINGTON: Bulb had wires crossed on bills

TONY HETHERINGTON: Energy supplier Bulb really did have its wires crossed on £200-a-month bills
By Tony Hetherington, Financial Mail on Sunday
Published: 16:51 EDT, 23 October 2021 | Updated: 06:25 EDT, 24 October 2021

Tony Hetherington is Financial Mail on Sunday’s ace investigator, fighting readers corners, revealing the truth that lies behind closed doors and winning victories for those who have been left out-of-pocket. Find out how to contact him below. 
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The Kind Soul of Clarence Thomas

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speaks at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., October 21, 2021. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
He’s a gifted originalist, of course. But we shouldn’t forget the depth of his kindness.
I sat motionless in front of my laptop, trying desperately to clear my foggy head when my phone rang. It was Justice Thomas, who this weekend marks 30 years on the Supreme Court.

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Pfizer’s clinical data puts the US one step closer to a Covid-19 vaccine for younger kids

A Food and Drug Administration review this week determined that Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective for children ages 5 to 11, paving the way for a shot to be authorized for that age group as soon as early November.
Pfizer also announced on Friday that the vaccine is more than 90 percent effective at protecting school-age children from serious illness or hospitalization from Covid-19, similar to the level of protection it provides in adults.

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Public Records Requests Shines A Light on Justice Barrett’s Speech at the McConnell Center

Fix the Courts made a public records request to the University of Louisville. The organization received a 120+ page document dump concerning Justice Barrett’s visit to the McConnell Center in September 2021. I went through the tranche of documents, and found a few items of interest. (FOIA dumps are generally sorted with the most recent emails at the top, so I usually start reading at the end).
There was a back-and-forth about press restrictions between the Public Information Office, and Gary Gregg at the McConnell Center.

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NSBA Apologizes For Working With Biden Administration To Target Parents As ‘Domestic Terrorists’

The National School Boards Association has apologized for a letter that Attorney General Merrick Garland used to target parents as “domestic terrorists.”
“We regret and apologize for the letter,” the NSBA said in a memorandum sent to members on Friday. “To be clear, the safety of school board members, other public school officials and educators, and students is our top priority, and there remains important work to be done on this issue. However, there was no justification for some of the language included in the letter.

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Netflix (Still) Isn’t Your Friend

In the last week, Netflix’s carefully crafted image as a content creator with a commitment to serving underrepresented audiences has gone up in flames, and instead of dousing the fire, the company’s chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, has been pouring gasoline on it. What started as a controversy over transphobic material in Dave Chappelle’s new special has grown into a full-blown crisis, culminating in a walkout by the company’s trans employees on Wednesday.

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Buttigieg’s paternity leave is a reminder that the US prioritizes work over family | Arwa Mahdawi

The Week in PatriarchyPete Buttigieg

Buttigieg’s paternity leave is a reminder that the US prioritizes work over family

Arwa Mahdawi

The transportation secretary is ‘at work’ like the heroic workaholic he is – but that undermines the whole point of parental leave

‘Forget bonding with your vulnerable newborns, there are urgent emails to be sent.’ Photograph: Sue Ogrocki/AP

‘Forget bonding with your vulnerable newborns, there are urgent emails to be sent.’ Photograph: Sue Ogrocki/AP

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