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Azmi Haroun
16 Jun 2021, 06:33

National charity RIP Medical Debt just wiped out $278 million of medical debt for over eighty thousand Americans, Wall Street Journal reports

National charity RIP Medical Debt just wiped out $278 million of medical debt for over eighty thousand Americans, Wall Street Journal reports

National charity RIP Medical Debt just wiped out $278 million of medical debt for over eighty thousand Americans, Wall Street Journal reports

It is the first time the national charity has struck a deal with a healthcare system to abolish outstanding medical debt, with some bills being over 10 years old.

The Senate voted unanimously to make Juneteenth a national holiday celebrating the end of slavery
Eliza Relman
16 Jun 2021, 04:52

The Senate voted unanimously to make Juneteenth a national holiday celebrating the end of slavery

The bill was only able to pass after Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, ended his efforts to unilaterally block it.

Biden nominates 'Miracle on the Hudson' pilot Sully Sullenberger to aviation ambassador post
Azmi Haroun
16 Jun 2021, 04:27

Biden nominates 'Miracle on the Hudson' pilot Sully Sullenberger to aviation ambassador post

Sullenberger, whose actions helped save the lives of those aboard US Airways Flight 1549 in 2009, would represent the US at the International Civil Aviation Organization.