Newsfeed Now: FDA approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine; Gadgets help parents track kids headed back to school


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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, a milestone that may help lift public confidence in the shots as the nation battles the most contagious coronavirus mutant yet. Vaccine hesitancy has been a major hurdle to the White House’s goal of getting all eligible Americans vaccinated against the coronavirus. Full approval of Pfizer’s shot now makes it easier for physicians to prescribe a third booster shot to people who could benefit from an additional dose.

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Ethanol fire pots and bowls have been gaining traction in the marketplace, but recently a Virginia woman died from burns while refueling one of these devices.

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It’s a question I often get from parents: How do I track my kids on their way to school? Here are some gadgets that can help.

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A Texas city installed a brand new kinetic sculpture outside of its convention center, which at first raised eyebrows over its price.

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