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White House to Send Millions of Masks to At-Risk Communities

4 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

President Joe Biden's administration will send more than 25 million masks to disadvantaged communities that have borne the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.
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Saudi Wealth Fund Commits $3 Billion to Build Mountain Resort

4 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund will invest almost $3 billion on a tourism project in a mountainous region near the kingdom's border with Yemen.
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J&J Covid Vaccine Found Effective by FDA Before Panel Meets

4 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg   |   3 articles

Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective, U.S. regulators said, a key milestone on the path toward giving Americans access to the first such shot to work in a...
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White House to distribute 25 million free face masks in 'equity' push amid COVID response

10 minutes ago   |   ABC

The White House will distribute the reusable American-made cloth masks through Federally Qualified Community Health Centers and the nation's food banks.
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Stevenson Expressway shooting near Cicero leaves 2 hurt, Illinois State Police say

10 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A shooting on the Stevenson Expressway Wednesday morning left two people hurt, Illinois State Police said.
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White House to distribute 25 million free face masks in 'equity' push amid COVID response

14 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

The White House will distribute the reusable American-made cloth masks through Federally Qualified Community Health Centers and the nation's food banks.
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Elizabeth R. Duff, First Woman to Drive a Nashville City Bus, Dies at 72

20 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A Black woman, Mrs. Duff broke gender and race barriers. She died of Covid-19.
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There's a clear, scientific path to safely reopening schools. The real barrier now is politics

There's a clear, scientific path to safely reopening schools. The real barrier now is politics

24 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement By now, research clearly supports the idea that schools can safely resume in-person learning in the US. A January study of 11 school districts in North...
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CDC report shows 55 of 81 Chicago gym-goers, infrequent mask-wearers contracted COVID-19

28 minutes ago   |   ABC

The CDC highlighted the importance of wearing masks in a report that studied a high coronavirus "attack rate" at a Chicago gym.
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COVID In MN: Over 770,000 People Have Had At Least 1 Vaccine Dose

36 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - More than 770,000 people in Minnesota have now had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, Minnesota health officials on Wednesday reported 761 new...
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Three-quarters of all voters, including 60% of Republicans, support Biden's...

Three-quarters of all voters, including 60% of Republicans, support Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan: poll

Summary List Placement A majority of all voters, including Republicans, support the passage of President Joe Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid package, a new... Read more ...

Biden administration sending masks to poor communities

Biden administration sending masks to poor communities

The Biden administration is planning to distribute millions of free face masks across the country to organizations serving people with low incomes, in a fresh effort to tamp... Read more ...

Fisker soars 26% after it partners with Foxconn to develop and manufacture a...

Fisker soars 26% after it partners with Foxconn to develop and manufacture a new electric vehicle

Summary List Placement Fisker Inc. soared 26% on Wednesday after it said it will collaborate with Foxconn to develop and manufacture electric vehicles. Fisker and Foxconn will... Read more ...

Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen

Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen

The judge fined the rock star $500 plus $40 in court costs. Read more ...

16 books Steve Jobs always turned to for inspiration

16 books Steve Jobs always turned to for inspiration

Summary List Placement Wednesday marks what would have been the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' 66th birthday. And while Tim Cook has since taken the reins, Jobs' legacy in... Read more ...

Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case

Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case

The Biden administration has withdrawn government support for a federal lawsuit in Connecticut that seeks to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' high school... Read more ...

Prosecutors drop DWI, reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen

Prosecutors drop DWI, reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday pleaded guilty to downing shots of tequila with fans at a New Jersey park - as prosecutors dismissed charges of DWI and reckless driving in his... Read more ...

Trump-appointed federal judge indefinitely blocks the Biden administration's...

Trump-appointed federal judge indefinitely blocks the Biden administration's 100-day deportation freeze

Summary List Placement A federal judge in Texas indefinitely blocked President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day deportation freeze, according to the... Read more ...

Biden to order review of supply chains in key industries

Biden to order review of supply chains in key industries

​President Biden will sign an executive order on Wednesday to review the supply chains in four key industries ​to assure a continued flow of critical goods in medical care and... Read more ...

Canadiens fire coach Claude Julien amid losing str

Canadiens fire coach Claude Julien amid losing str

MONTREAL - The struggling Montreal Canadiens fired head coach Claude Julien and associate coach Kirk Muller on Wednesday following a three-game skid. Read more ...