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Two hospitalized after double shooting at mobile home park in Cumberland County

Two hospitalized after double shooting at mobile home park in Cumberland County

7 hours ago   |   WRAL   |   2 articles

According to police, both victims were taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for treatment.
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New Jersey causes stir by making smokers eligible for COVID vaccine ahead of others

New Jersey causes stir by making smokers eligible for COVID vaccine ahead of others

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey made millions of people eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including smokers, a move that prompted gripes about them skipping to the front of the...
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A Boies Schiller lawyer who's a son of one of the elite law firm's cofounders was arrested on a domestic violence charge

A Boies Schiller lawyer who's a son of one of the elite law firm's cofounders was arrested on a domestic violence charge

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Joshua Schiller, a partner at law firm Boies Schiller Flexner, was arrested this week on a domestic violence charge and is now on leave from the...
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COVID-19 vaccine eligibility should be broadened to speed up rollout, says Johns Hopkins expert

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The slow speed of the coronavirus vaccine rollout could be accelerated by broadening eligibility, a balancing act that would need to come with doses that can meet demand...
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Pentagon Moves to Block Exam of Tortured Guantánamo Prisoner

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

In his final days in office before a new administration takes over, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy changed a regulation to sidestep court rulings requiring the medical examination.
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Coronavirus vaccination begins at Gillette Stadium, first mass vax site in Massachusetts

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Coronavirus is getting tackled at Gillette Stadium as the first mass vaccination site in the state is poised to administer thousands of shots a day with goals of no lines or...
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Audit of Methuen police force details ‘culture of fear,' issues with hiring and promotions

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The Methuen police force is facing a “crisis in trust,” according to a city-commissioned independent audit that also found issues with promoting and hiring practices within the...
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New Research Out Of British University Believe Mindfulness Courses Can ‘Improve Mental Health'

10 hours ago   |   CBS

MIAMI - New research out of Britain suggests mindfulness courses can improve mental health, but may not be for everyone. The popular form of meditation is practiced around the...
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California bill would ban intersex surgery for young kids

California bill would ban intersex surgery for young kids

11 hours ago   |   KSBW

A California lawmaker is trying again to ban some medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children until they are at least 6-years-old, hoping a narrower focus combined...
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U of M Study Finds Less-Lethal Weapons Used During George Floyd Protests Inappropriate For Crowd Control, Violated UN Guidelines

11 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Less-lethal weapons like rubber bullets are not appropriate for crowd control. That's the finding of a new study looking at the unrest in the Twin Cities...
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NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas - The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will seek to incorporate the nation's most politically influential... Read more ...

Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

Dustin Higgs, convicted in the killings of three women in a Maryland wildlife refuge in 1996, was the third to receive a lethal injection this week at the federal prison in... Read more ...

NRA filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy, plans to reincorporate in Texas

NRA filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy, plans to reincorporate in Texas

The National Rifle Association says it's filing a voluntary Chapter 11 petition. Read more ...

CDC: New virus variant will have 'rapid growth' in US at beginning of this year

CDC: New virus variant will have 'rapid growth' in US at beginning of this year

Health officials say by March, a new and more infectious strain of coronavirus will likely become the dominant strain in the U.S. Read more ...

Call Is First Contact Between Presidential Campaigns

Call Is First Contact Between Presidential Campaigns

More than two months after the election, the rival presidential campaigns have had their first direct contact with each other. VP Mike Pence called Kamala Harris to offer his... Read more ...

You can shop every single product from Netflix's 'Get Organized' right now

You can shop every single product from Netflix's 'Get Organized' right now

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Federal government executes Dustin Higgs, the 13th person to be killed since...

Federal government executes Dustin Higgs, the 13th person to be killed since July. Justice Sonia Sotomayor writes scathing dissent: 'This is not justice.'

Summary List Placement The Supreme Court executed Dustin Higgs late Friday, making Higgs the thirteenth person to be killed by the federal government since July. Higgs, who had... Read more ...

Prosecutors say the QAnon Shaman was one of the rioters who meant to...

Prosecutors say the QAnon Shaman was one of the rioters who meant to 'capture and assassinate elected officials'

Summary List Placement Some of the people who participated in the pro-Trump attack of the US Capitol intended to "capture and assassinate elected officials" including Vice... Read more ...

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2 million

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2 million

The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 2 million Friday as vaccines developed at breakneck speed are being rolled out around the world in an all-out campaign to vanquish... Read more ...