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Live from NPR news. I'm Shay Stevens President Biden is using the cdc's new guidelines on mask-wearing Outdoors to encourage people to get vaccinated as NPR. Sandberg keep reports the guidelines say that fully vaccinated. People don't need to wear mask for many outdoor activities for people who are fully vaccinated, exercising Outdoors, small Gatherings with vaccinated friends and family and outdoor dining. And all happened safely without a mask President, Biden spoke Outdoors at the White House, mask off to celebrate what he called. This stunning progress that has been made. For those who haven't got their vaccination yet, especially if you're younger, or think you don't need it, this is another great reason to go. Get vaccinated. Now, isn't just about keeping people safe, it's about getting on a path.

To a more normal life Tamara Keith NPR news. 30% of Americans are vaccinated doctors are sounding the alarm over Rising hospitalizations for covid-19 in particular among young and middle-aged adults as well as Stone reports. This comes amid growing concerns That vaccine appointments are going unfilled. Only a small share of people in their 20s 30s and 40s have been vaccinated and contrast more than two-thirds of adults. Over 65 have been fully vaccinated. Doctor say dangerous variants are driving the growth and hospitalizations among younger people, especially in hotspots, like Michigan, Colorado, Washington, and Oregon. Some recent polls indicate more than a third of young adults, don't plan to get the shot.

Millstone reporting president blindness only did executive order to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour for federal contractors. The White House says that it that include cleaning and maintenance workers. Nursing, assistants and labor is involved in building and repairing Federal infrastructure. The FBI is open to probe into Las Vegas, Police shooting of Andrew Brown jr. In North Carolina wafa, Escanaba Edwards has more Charlotte field office open the investigation and we'll work closely with Department of Justice rounds. Relatives recently viewed a 20 second clip of body camera footage of the incident. And on Tuesday, lawyers for the family released preliminary result of an independent autopsy. Finding Brown Rashad in the back of the head. Khalil Farabee is his son. Yesterday, I said he was executed. This table tops report show me that was correct.

Do three gunshots to the that one enough. It's obvious. He was trying to get away at the FBI investigation. Will overcome any local buyers that may prevent Justice from being served on Edwards in Charlotte.

Arizona, governor Doug Ducey, has signed a Republican bill that bans, abortions prompted by fetal abnormalities another provision, Branch civil rights, to fetuses the new law. Also requires the burial or Cremation of aborted. Fetal remains for the second year in a row organizers of The Burning Man music and counterculture Festival have cancelled the event because of the pentamic, remember station? Knpr in Las Vegas. Nicole Robinson, Carol reports of the festival is now being postponed until 2022, town about 2 hours, north of Reno, usually hosts upwards of seventy thousand people for Burning Man. Each year in a video posted on the festival's website. CEO Marian Goodell says she sees the need for Community during this time but also recognizes the pandemic is not over. Goodell said Festival organizers are focused on prototyping how next year's in person event will go. Let's bring it back.

2022 better than ever Black Rock City. No we're not canceling burning man, we're just not doing Black. Rock City virtual Burning Man 2021 is scheduled for August 21st to September 5th, along with regional celebrations and volunteer opportunities for NPR news. I'm Nicole, Robinson Carol in Las Vegas on Wall Street, stocks closed mixed to do with the Dow Jones Industrials, edging up three points. The NASDAQ composite index lost forty eight point and the S&P 500 dip to fraction. I'm Shay Stevens. This is NPR news.
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