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New survey of Jewish Americans reveals worries, strengths, divisions - Tue, 11 May 2021
A comprehensive new survey of Jewish Americans finds them increasingly worried about antisemitism, proud of their cultural heritage and sharply divided about the importance of religious observance in their lives.

Most in U.S. who remain unvaccinated need convincing, poll says - Tue, 11 May 2021
Fewer Americans are reluctant to get a COVID-19 vaccine than just a few months ago, but questions about side effects and how the shots were tested still hold some back, according to a new poll that highlights the challenges at a pivotal moment in the U.S. vaccination campaign.

Westminster appoints new mayor pro term after 78 rounds of bickering votes from city council - Tue, 11 May 2021
Westminster looked to be on the verge of a recall election for mayor before Mayor Herb Atchison resigned unexpectedly. After appointing a new mayor last week, city councilors took six hours of voting Monday night into Tuesday morning to decide David DeMott would be the new No. 2 on the city council.

McConnell leads GOP in attack on Dems’ voting rights bill - Tue, 11 May 2021
Republicans launched an all-out assault Tuesday on sweeping voting rights legislation, forcing Democrats to take dozens of politically awkward votes during a committee hearing that will spotlight the increasingly charged national debate over access to the ballot.

If Aaron Rodgers is traded, could Broncos’ Drew Lock be the Packers’ next QB? Here’s what one oddsmaker says. - Tue, 11 May 2021
As speculation continues on Aaron Rodgers' future with the Packers, one oddsmaker is putting strong odds on a current Broncos player to be Green Bay's next quarterback.

Anti-fungal meds given to Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit had steroid, training says - Tue, 11 May 2021
Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit was treated with an antifungal ointment containing the steroid betamethasone that caused the horse to fail a postrace drug test, trainer Bob Baffert said Tuesday.

Broncos podcast: Assessing Denver’s defense with the addition of seven draft picks - Tue, 11 May 2021
Denver Post sportswriters Kyle Newman and Ryan O'Halloran break down the Broncos' seven defensive picks in the NFL draft. What impact can fans expect from these players in 2021?

U.S. schools fight to keep students amid fear of dropout surge - Tue, 11 May 2021
U.S. educators are doing everything they can to track down high school students who stopped showing up to classes and to help them get the credits needed to graduate, amid an anticipated surge in the country's dropout rate during the coronavirus pandemic.

Popular news anchor and Emmy winner Aristea Brady leaving FOX 31 - Tue, 11 May 2021
Aristea Brady will spend seven more weeks doing the 5, 9 and 10 p.m. news with Jeremy Hubbard on FOX 31 before leaving to spend more time at home.

Scores of dead bodies found floating in India’s Ganges River - Tue, 11 May 2021
Scores of dead bodies have been found floating down the Ganges River in eastern India as the country battles a ferocious surge in coronavirus infections. Authorities said Tuesday they haven't yet determined the cause of death.