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The Latest: Biden WH: Recommit to virus safety to save lives

2 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The Biden administration is projecting as many as 90,000 Americans will die from the coronavirus in the next four weeks.
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Biden administration stays quiet on 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Biden administration stays quiet on 2021 Tokyo Olympics

6 minutes ago   |   Politico

Organizers calling for President Joe Biden's support for the Tokyo Olympics have largely gotten silence from his administration, amid speculation that the summer games could be...
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'What is this bull--': Fauci explains how he challenged Trump and his people on COVID-19

'What is this bull--': Fauci explains how he challenged Trump and his people on COVID-19

6 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke openly in a new interview about how he dealt with confrontations during his time working with the Trump White House on the...
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Oklahoma seeking to return $2M worth of hydroxychloroquine

18 minutes ago   |   ABC

The drug has since been shown to have little or no effect on severe cases of COVID-19.
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Biden Covid Adviser Predicts ‘It Will Be Months' Before Everyone Can Be Vaccinated, Highlighting Administration's Shifting Goal Posts

20 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Andy Slavitt, Biden's coronavirus adviser, appeared to offer a less optimistic prediction about when everyone will be able to get a vaccine than the president gave the day...
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In CDC's backyard, school reopening debate divides medical experts

20 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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More than 50K new vaccine doses given in Illinois as state reports 3,751 COVID-19 cases, 81 deaths

More than 50K new vaccine doses given in Illinois as state reports 3,751 COVID-19 cases, 81 deaths

20 minutes ago   |   WGN TV   |   5 articles

CHICAGO - The rate of COVID-19 vaccinations is on the rise in Illinois, as promising trends in a declining number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue Wednesday. In...
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Are measures to stop spread of COVID-19 failing?

22 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Protesters have taken to the streets of Dutch cities to demonstrate against coronavirus lockdowns.
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More than half of the COVID-19 deaths reported in SC Wednesday were in the Upstate

More than half of the COVID-19 deaths reported in SC Wednesday were in the Upstate

26 minutes ago   |   WYFF   |   5 articles

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Tuesday 1,993 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 24 additional confirmed deaths.
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Wisconsin COVID-19: WI reports 1,328 new coronavirus cases, 34 deaths

30 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   5 articles

Wisconsin health officials reported 1,328 new COVID-19 cases and 34 deaths Wednesday.
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Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

One of six men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty Wednesday and agreed to testify against the other five suspects. Ty Garbin, a... Read more ...

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 ...