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The COVID-19 death toll in the US could reach 500,000 by mid-February, the incoming CDC director warned

The COVID-19 death toll in the US could reach 500,000 by mid-February, the incoming CDC director warned

9 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement By the middle of February, half a million Americans will have died of COVID-19, President-elect Joe Biden's pick to lead the Centers for Disease Control...
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Inside the low-key life of Asia's new richest man, who's known as the 'lone wolf' and used to be a journalist

Inside the low-key life of Asia's new richest man, who's known as the 'lone wolf' and used to be a journalist

29 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Zhong Shanshan has had quite a year. Last January, he was already a billionaire, worth around $7 billion. But in 2020, the Chinese businessman's wealth...
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California Becomes the First State to Top Three Million Coronavirus Cases

7 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

LOS ANGELES - California on Monday became the first state to record more than 3 million known coronavirus infections. The grim milestone, as tallied by Johns Hopkins...
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LI's Jeremy Ruckert puts off NFL Draft, will stay at Ohio State

8 hours ago   |   Newsday

The tight end from Lindenhurst was getting feedback that he'd be a mid-to-late round pro pick, so he will try and improve his stock with another college football season.
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TCI opponents push other states to reject controversial carbon tax

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Opponents of a controversial carbon tax that will push up the price of gas are lobbying a consortium of mid-Atlantic states to reject an agreement Massachusetts struck last...
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Donald Trump Has Been One Of Our Great Presidents

9 hours ago   |   DickMorris.com

Despite a level of condemnation by the media that dwarfs anything to which Nixon, Clinton, Hoover or Grant were subjected, Donald Trump ranks as one of our great presidents. As...
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U.S. coronavirus deaths projected to hit 500,000 in February, experts say it was avoidable

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Coronavirus deaths in the United States are expected to hit 500,000 by mid-February as projected by incoming CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, a grim milestone experts say...
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Vending machine with COVID-19 home tests coming to NYC this month

Vending machine with COVID-19 home tests coming to NYC this month

11 hours ago   |   New York Post

Remember when vending machines were for snacks and soda? COVID-19 home test kits will soon be sold via vending machines in cities including New York. But they won't be as cheap...
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Baltimore City Public Schools to begin vaccinating 500 teachers and staff a week

11 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Baltimore City Public Schools will begin immediately vaccinating 500 teachers and other staff a week in partnership with Johns Hopkins Medicine, schools CEO Sonja Santelises...
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WHO chief lambasts vaccine profits, demands elderly go first

12 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

GENEVA - The World Health Organization chief on Monday lambasted drugmakers' profits and vaccine inequalities, saying it's “not right” that younger, healthier adults in wealthy...
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Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

His term was supposed to finish at the end of 2021. Read more ...

Trump orders lifting of virus travel ban, but Biden aides vow to block move

Trump orders lifting of virus travel ban, but Biden aides vow to block move

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Powerball jackpot rises to $730 million; Mega Millions hits $850 million

Powerball jackpot rises to $730 million; Mega Millions hits $850 million

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Mets must fire Jared Porter amid sexting scandal: Sherman

Mets must fire Jared Porter amid sexting scandal: Sherman

If Carlos Beltran had to go for sign stealing last offseason, then Jared Porter has to go now if the facts in ESPN's story are true and the new Mets GM in 2016 sent a barrage... Read more ...

First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the...

First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the White House

Trump called the opportunity to serve as first lady the "greatest honor of my life." Read more ...

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

Jeanne Pouchain has an unusual problem. She's officially dead. The 58-year-old has been trying for three years to prove that she is alive. Read more ...

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

A California man who told police that the coronavirus pandemic left him afraid to fly has been arrested on charges that he hid in a secured area at Chicago's O'Hare... Read more ...

Capitol rioter accused of stealing Nancy Pelosi's laptop arrested

Capitol rioter accused of stealing Nancy Pelosi's laptop arrested

An alleged Capitol rioter was arrested Monday after her former romantic partner accused her of taking a laptop or hard drive from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office with the... Read more ...

FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to...

FBI investigates tip that a woman stole a laptop from Pelosi's office to potentially sell to Russia

In a new criminal court case against a woman alleged to have entered the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the FBI noted that a tipster raised the possibility of a laptop being stolen... Read more ...

UFC on ESPN 20 video: Michael Chiesa, Neil Magny on weight for main event

UFC on ESPN 20 video: Michael Chiesa, Neil Magny on weight for main event

ABU DHABI - The UFC's second main event of the year between Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny is locked in. At Tuesday's official UFC on ESPN 20 weigh-ins, Chiesa and Magny had no... Read more ...