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Rand Paul criticized for trans 'gender mutilation' remarks in Rachel Levine hearing

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

Levine, President Biden's nominee for assistant health secretary, would be the country's first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the Senate.
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Top health officials warn decline in COVID-19 cases is 'stalling' and that now is not the time to lift restrictions

Top health officials warn decline in COVID-19 cases is 'stalling' and that now is not the time to lift restrictions

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement COVID-19 case counts have been falling at a rapid rate for weeks, but top health officials warn that progress seems to be "stalling" just as some states...
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Spanish flu vs. COVID-19: Can Milwaukee's history help city survive present?

Spanish flu vs. COVID-19: Can Milwaukee's history help city survive present?

5 hours ago   |   WISN

As the anniversary of the first coronavirus public health emergencies and school and business closures approaches, the question is being asked - can a look at Milwaukee's past...
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'It can change the world': Doctor who oversaw Johnson & Johnson vaccine trial is very optimistic

5 hours ago   |   ABC

On Friday, U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, putting the nation on the cusp of adding an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic.
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US health advisers endorse single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson

US health advisers endorse single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson

6 hours ago   |   WTAE   |   2 articles

“We have a third great vaccine which should increase the supply of vaccines which should get us to herd immunity quicker and help us get back to normal as quickly as possible,”...
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Mass. doctor says J&J COVID-19 vaccine helps 'getting us back to the new normal'

Mass. doctor says J&J COVID-19 vaccine helps 'getting us back to the new normal'

6 hours ago   |   WCVB   |   2 articles

South Shore Health's Dr. Simone Wildes says the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will significantly reduce hospitalizations and death.
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Minnesota's Budget Forecast Takes A Major Turn

6 hours ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota is expected to see a $1.6 billion surplus in the next two-year budget, a drastic change from a previously predicted shortfall, state experts...
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Jay Bruce isn't deterred by his long Yankees odds

Jay Bruce isn't deterred by his long Yankees odds

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

TAMPA - Alongside Aaron Judge in batting practice on Friday at Steinbrenner Field was a veteran slugger whose status with the Yankees is less clear. Jay Bruce is in camp on a...
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These heroes are helping the most vulnerable get COVID-19 vaccines

These heroes are helping the most vulnerable get COVID-19 vaccines

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

Complex online scheduling platforms, language barriers and inequitable health care have made access to the vaccine difficult for many vulnerable citizens. But now, heroic New...
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M Health Fairview's Volunteer Effort Crucial To Vaccine Distribution

8 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Volunteers have answered the call to help in the vaccination distribution process in a big way. When M Health Fairview asked for volunteers, more than 2,100...
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Lakers' LeBron James responds to Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'No way I would ever...

Lakers' LeBron James responds to Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'No way I would ever just stick to sports'

The NBA star rejects the soccer star's call to stay out of politics. Read more ...

LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's criticism of his political activism with a promise that he will never just shut up and dribble. Read more ...

House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

House Democrats on Friday night narrowly approved President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill, overcoming Republican opposition and accusations of waste in the... Read more ...

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

It's President Joe Biden's first crack at his initial legislative goal of acting decisively against the pandemic. Read more ...

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James had 28 points, Dennis Schröder added 22 in his return to the Lakers' lineup, and Los Angeles snapped its four-game losing streak with a 102-93... Read more ...

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

The proposal, which would provide a new round of financial support for workers, families and businesses, will now advance to the Senate. Read more ...

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

CHICAGO - Marquise Kennedy scored 16 points, and No. 21 Loyola Chicago hung on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52 on Friday night. Read more ...

Shades of red: Thunder beat Hawks after uniform mix-up

Shades of red: Thunder beat Hawks after uniform mix-up

OKLAHOMA CITY - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-109 on Friday night after changing uniforms at halftime... Read more ...

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

CHICAGO - Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton each scored 22 points and the Phoenix Suns rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 106-97, on Friday night. Read more ...

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

CHICAGO - The inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway have been shut down Friday night following a shooting that injured two people, according to Illinois State... Read more ...