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In CDC's backyard, school reopening debate divides medical experts

4 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Just down the road from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a community flush with resident health professionals, the Decatur, Georgia, school system had no...
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U.S. terrorism alert warns of politically motivated violence

U.S. terrorism alert warns of politically motivated violence

22 minutes ago   |   Post Gazette   |   2 articles

Department of Homeland Security said “a heightened threat environment” across the U.S. “will persist” for weeks.
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Kamala Harris administers oath to top US diplomat

Kamala Harris administers oath to top US diplomat

36 minutes ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

America's new top diplomat took the helm of the State Department on Wednesday with a vow to rebuild the ranks of the foreign service and rely on its expertise as the Biden...
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NH Primary Source: NHDP says report shows Lewandowski ‘may have' had role in planning Capitol attack

NH Primary Source: NHDP says report shows Lewandowski ‘may have' had role in planning Capitol attack

38 minutes ago   |   WMUR

The New Hampshire Democratic Party says a report that Corey Lewandowski was with Trump family members, other advisers and supporters at the former president's resort at...
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U.S. terrorism alert warns of politically motivated violence

40 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

The bulletin also cites “long-standing racial and ethnic tension” as a cause for concern, noting that domestic violent extremists last year targeted peaceful protesters.
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Where the coronavirus data stands in the U.S. and world: Vaccinations, cases and deaths

54 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   5 articles

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe countries - and states in the U.S. - are dealing with wave and wave of illness. As hot spots shift, these charts will be updated daily...
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How Saudi Arabia Restored Its U.S. Influence Machine

How Saudi Arabia Restored Its U.S. Influence Machine

1 hour ago   |   Foreign Policy

Lobbyists who shunned Riyadh after the Khashoggi murder are taking back their old client.
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U.S. Open golf qualifier scheduled May 10 at Mohawk

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

After canceling all pre-tournament events last year, the U.S. Golf Association is cautiously moving forward with U.S. Open local qualifying in 2021, including one scheduled for...
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Half of U.S. states get failing grade on LGBTQ protections, advocacy group says

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

This latest report reflects a slight improvement from last year, when 27 states were ranked in the lowest category, according to the Human Rights Campaign.
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What We Know About the Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The U.S. company's vaccine, which may require only one injection, is being assessed in a Phase III clinical trial involving about 45,000 people.
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Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King is just the second woman in league history to be an assistant position coach after Tampa Bay's assistant defensive line coach Lori Locust. Read more ...

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

You just can't keep a good city down, especially when Mardi Gras is coming. Read more ...

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

President Joe Biden is undertaking the most ambitious effort ever to cut America's oil, gas and coal emissions and stave off the worst effects of climate change. Read more ...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

The customer left a $2,021 cash tip and a note. Read more ...

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico will now be subject to heightened scrutiny, and FDA staff may detain shipments. Read more ...

Inaugural poet, Harvard grad, Amanda Gorman to participate in Super Bowl...

Inaugural poet, Harvard grad, Amanda Gorman to participate in Super Bowl coin toss

Amanda Gorman will recite a poem about the impact of the three honorary Super Bowl captains. Read more ...

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant... Read more ...

Mets name Zack Scott acting GM after Jared Porter firing

Mets name Zack Scott acting GM after Jared Porter firing

The Mets are moving forward with Zack Scott as their acting general manager, the team announced Wednesday, after they fired GM Jared Porter for sending lewd text messages to a... Read more ...

Reynolds responds to accusations of preferential treatment to campaign...

Reynolds responds to accusations of preferential treatment to campaign donor's company

Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday addressed accusations that she provided state COVID-19 resources to a company owned by one of her campaign donors instead of area businesses that... Read more ...