Thursday's top stories

Exclusive: Over 1 million courses of Paxlovid prescribed in one month for first time

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Twitter slams Elon Musk's response to its lawsuit

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Herb Scribner
Updated Aug 4, 2022 - Health

U.S. declares public health emergency over monkeypox

Xavier Becerra, secretary of Health and Human Services, speaks at a news conference.
Arielle Dreher
Updated Aug 4, 2022 - Health

Alternate monkeypox treatment caught in regulatory delays

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Alex Fitzpatrick
Updated Aug 4, 2022 - Technology

Instagram's TikTok-ification drives an exodus to rivals

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Georgia prosecutor insists Lindsey Graham must testify in 2020 election probe

Lindsey Graham

Trump fundraises off of civil service purge

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Ivana Saric
Updated Aug 4, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in Russian drug trial

Brittney Griner

Gov. Ron DeSantis suspends Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren

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Companies hoarding workers could keep the labor market strong

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DOJ charges 4 Louisville officers over Breonna Taylor shooting

A person holding a portrait of Breonna Taylor at a demonstration In New York City in April 2021.

Atlantic hurricane season still looks unusually active, NOAA warns

Satellite view of Hurricane Laura making landfall in Louisiana at night on August 27, 2020.

Reuters U.S. journalists strike for first time in decades

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Mortgage rates fall below 5%

Democrats complicate the private equity tax loophole

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The most pro-business Supreme Court ever

Joann Muller
Aug 4, 2022 - Technology

GM's hands-free driving tech is set for a massive expansion

A woman driving hands-free in a Cadillac Escalade

Remote workers pushed up incomes and home prices in these cities

Kansas referendum boosts Democrats' midterm focus on abortion

A campaign sign in Kansas urges a no-vote on an anti-abortion ballot measure
Lewis Kamb
Aug 4, 2022 - Business

Two Muslim Americans sue Alaska Airlines, alleging discrimination

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Personal behavior — even Taylor Swift's — is a minor part of climate change

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DOJ sues Peter Navarro over Trump White House emails

Former White House adviser Peter Navarro

Report: DHS inspector general previously accused of misleading investigators

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Dave Lawler
Updated Aug 4, 2022 - World

Senate votes to ratify NATO membership for Finland and Sweden

Trump's pandora's box

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