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As U.S. Death Toll Nears Half A Million, Biden Plans To Order Flags To Half Staff

11 days ago   |   By NPR

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said that at a Monday event marking 500,000 COVID-19 deaths, President Joe Biden will order flags on federal property to be lowered to half staff for five days. (Image credit: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)
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Biden to mark 500,000 COVID deaths in U.S. with candle-lighting vigil

Biden to mark 500,000 COVID deaths in U.S. with candle-lighting vigil

11 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

Despite the pandemic playing out mostly on his watch, former President Donald Trump never held any such memorials for the victims of the virus while in office.
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California to let Major League Baseball, Disneyland reopen

California to let Major League Baseball, Disneyland reopen

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Prosecutors won't pursue criminal charges against Von Miller

Prosecutors won't pursue criminal charges against Von Miller

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Brandon Marshall hosts mini combine for draft prospects

Brandon Marshall hosts mini combine for draft prospects

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Dr. Joseph Stothert, husband of Mayor Jean Stothert, found dead at family home

Dr. Joseph Stothert, husband of Mayor Jean Stothert, found dead at family home

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Mark Pavelich, ‘Miracle on Ice' team star, dead at 63

Mark Pavelich, ‘Miracle on Ice' team star, dead at 63

Mark Pavelich, a member of the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” U.S. Olympic hockey team, was found dead in a treatment facility in central Minnesota. The 63-year-old died at Eagle's... Read more ...

First doses of one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered at new site...

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Affidavit: Man found Tiger Woods unconscious after SUV crash

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Senate vote on $1.9T stimulus stalled by swing Democrat Manchin on unemployment

Senate vote on $1.9T stimulus stalled by swing Democrat Manchin on unemployment

The Senate on Friday unexpectedly paused consideration of President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill after Sen. Joe Manchin wielded his outsized influence in a debate... Read more ...

Appeals court reverses decision tossing Derek Chauvin's third-degree murder...

Appeals court reverses decision tossing Derek Chauvin's third-degree murder charge

A decision to toss out the third-degree murder charge against ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin in the police-custody death of George Floyd was reversed by an appeals court... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders' Minimum Wage Bid Is Rejected

Bernie Sanders' Minimum Wage Bid Is Rejected

Sen. Bernie Sanders tried again for a $15 federal minimum wage Friday but was undercut by a handful of Democrats. On a 58-42 vote-though the final count could change-the Senate... Read more ...