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Johnson & Johnson vaccine gets green light from FDA

43 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   4 articles

The Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization to Johnson and Johnson's one-dose COVID-19 vaccine, meaning within days, those shots could be going...
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Activists denounce increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

Community members and activists held rallies on Saturday to denounce the increase in reported hate crimes, harassment and discrimination aimed at Asian Americans.
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Reggie Lewis Center's minority outreach is model to be ‘replicated,' Black and Hispanic leaders say

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The coronavirus vaccination site at Roxbury's Reggie Lewis Center has a Black medical site manager. Half the site's appointments are being set aside for local residents. And...
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COVID vaccine: Mass vaccination site helps vulnerable community get 1st dose on West Side

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Pre-registered residents were able to get their first doses of the Pfizer vaccine for free Saturday.
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Federal coronavirus relief bill would send $8.2B to Massachusetts, $400M to Boston

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The Bay State could be in line for some big bucks under the proposed coronavirus relief package that has now passed the U.S. House, with $8.26 billion slated for Massachusetts...
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'Sawyer Strong': Iowa communities come together to help boy fighting leukemia

'Sawyer Strong': Iowa communities come together to help boy fighting leukemia

4 hours ago   |   KETV

Five-year-old Sawyer England was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in January.
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Philadelphia opens new neighborhood vaccine clinic as city expects to double its doses

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Philadelphia opened its third neighborhood clinic in a week at the University of the Sciences in Southwest Philadelphia, which vaccinated 325 people its first day.
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China's Retirement Home Industry is Plagued by Ponzi Schemes

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

Rooms and beds for retirees are in short supply as the population ages, leaving many vulnerable to companies pitching risky investments.
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Intact four-wheel, ‘richly decorated' ceremonial chariot unearthed near Pompeii

8 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

"What we have is a ceremonial chariot, probably the Pilentum referred to by some sources, which was employed not for everyday use or for agricultural transport, but to...
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White House imposes COVID-19 testing fee on reporters in latest step limiting press access

White House imposes COVID-19 testing fee on reporters in latest step limiting press access

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

WASHINGTON - The White House is imposing a new $170 COVID-19 testing fee on reporters who want to access the West Wing, in what critics say is the latest step that constrains...
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo's history with women: Wives, girlfriends, accusers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's history with women: Wives, girlfriends, accusers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's love life has been rocky, and sometimes cringe-worthy, for years - since well before a second former aide accused him of sexual harassment on the job on... Read more ...

Emmanuel Acho tapped to replace Chris Harrison on ‘The Bachelor'

Emmanuel Acho tapped to replace Chris Harrison on ‘The Bachelor'

Former NFL linebacker Emmanuel Acho has been tapped to host “The Bachelor: After The Final Rose” special after Chris Harrison stepped down amid a controversy over excusing... Read more ...

2nd former aide accuses New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment

2nd former aide accuses New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment

NEW YORK - A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never... Read more ...

'Just trying to stay in control and stay alive': 2 skiers defy death in...

'Just trying to stay in control and stay alive': 2 skiers defy death in descent of Yosemite's Half Dome

Two men have navigated down the precipitous shoulder of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park and alternately skied and rappelled back to the valley floor in an unusually daring... Read more ...

McNeil scores 16 points, No. 10 West Virginia beats K-State

McNeil scores 16 points, No. 10 West Virginia beats K-State

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Once recruited by Kansas State, Sean McNeil showcased why the Wildcats wanted him by coming up strong again for West Virginia. Read more ...

Edwards, Bueckers propel No. 1 UConn women past Butler 97-68

Edwards, Bueckers propel No. 1 UConn women past Butler 97-68

INDIANAPOLIS - Aailyah Edwards had 24 points and 14 rebounds and Paige Bueckers added 20 points and 14 assists as No. 1 Connecticut routed Butler 97-68 Saturday. Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson's 1-dose shot cleared, giving U.S. 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

Johnson & Johnson's 1-dose shot cleared, giving U.S. 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

The FDA said J&J's vaccine offers strong protection against what matters most: serious illness, hospitalizations and death. Read more ...

Judge nips plastic surgeon's plea to appear in virtual trial from operating room

Judge nips plastic surgeon's plea to appear in virtual trial from operating room

Maybe he hoped the court would take a nip and tuck off his traffic ticket? A Sacramento, California, plastic surgeon appeared for a traffic trial Thursday via videoconference... Read more ...

Kessler, Tar Heels rally from 16 down to upset No. 11 FSU

Kessler, Tar Heels rally from 16 down to upset No. 11 FSU

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Freshman Walker Kessler scored a season-high 20 points to help North Carolina upset No. 11 Florida State 78-70 on Saturday, earning a needed victory to... Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine gets emergency use authorization from FDA

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine gets emergency use authorization from FDA

It is the first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine available in the U.S. and is one that "checks nearly all the boxes." Read more ...