The Daily Populous

Thursday May 27th, 2021 evening edition

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"This right here is how White House loses the majority, gives up on progress, forfeits the midterms, and abandons all hope and change.".

"A second bipartisan group of lawmakers, meanwhile, is readying its own backup plan that is also likely to jettison some key climate and elder-care policies pushed by the White House," the Post continued.

"Our future depends on immediate and aggressive climate action," tweeted NextGen America, a climate-focused advocacy organization.

"Why are Dems trying to give up what could be our last and only chance to go big on climate?"

But one unnamed White House adviser warned that is a risky strategy given time constraints, Democrats' vanishingly narrow majority, and other factors.

Duncan Meisel, campaign director at Clean Creatives, noted on Twitter that "Democrats were elected on a wave of energy from young people demanding climate action.".

"If Democrats decide that climate priorities can be put off for later," Meisel added, "don't be surprised if young people put off voting for them again. »

'Brain fog' can linger with long-haul COVID-19, study says

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Health staff attends to a COVID-19 patient at the Saint Georges Hospital of Hezbollah in Beirut, Lebanon, in January 2021.

Long-haulers continue to have symptoms long after their COVID diagnosis, and these symptoms can be mental as well as physical.

At the six-month mark, COVID long-haulers reported worse neurocognitive symptoms than at the outset of their illness. »

10 Little-Known Facts About Cleopatra

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Like many royal houses, members of the Ptolemaic dynasty often married within the family to preserve the purity of their bloodline.

Cleopatra believed herself to be a living goddess, and she often used clever stagecraft to woo potential allies and reinforce her divine status.

If inflation is taken into account, “Cleopatra” remains one of the priciest movies in history even today. »