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The U.S. Coronavirus Response Might Be a Crime Against Humanity

The U.S. Coronavirus Response Might Be a Crime Against Humanity

2 minutes ago   |   Foreign Policy

The Trump administration callously dismissed the deaths of the most vulnerable, including minorities.
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Chicago COVID-19: Vaccine distribution tentative dates set for next phases

14 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   4 articles

The city of Chicago has set tentative dates for each phase of its COVID-19 vaccination rollout plan.
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MDH Launches Vaccine Pilot Program, Sign-Up Website Overwhelmed

14 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The state's new COVID vaccine pilot program kicked off at noon on Tuesday, and though appointments were available to anyone 65 and older, the online sign-up...
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Coronavirus Death Toll in America Surpasses 400,000

14 minutes ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

More people in America have died from the new coronavirus than U.S. service members in battle during any single war.
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COVID death toll tops 400,000 in U.S. as new mutations continue to spread

18 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

The coronavirus pandemic hit another stunning milestone Tuesday, with the U.S. death toll soaring past 400,000 as new variants continue to pop up across the country.
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COVID-19 live updates: Vaccine alert system opens in SF today

20 minutes ago   |   ABC

Mayor London Breed and Director of Health Dr. Grant Colfax provided an update on COVID-19 in San Francisco.
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San Francisco projected to run out of COVID-19 vaccines by Thursday, Mayor Breed says

20 minutes ago   |   ABC

Mayor London Breed said the city has received 31,665 vaccines and has already administered 15,545 of them. If the city doesn't receive more soon, they'll run out by Thursday.
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Adam Silver Says NBA Has Discussed Players Recording COVID-19 Vaccine PSAs

28 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver confirmed the league has explored the possibility of setting up NBA players to receive the COVID-19 vaccine...
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Illinois reports 4,318 COVID-19 cases, 33 deaths as state passes 500K vaccines administered to date

Illinois reports 4,318 COVID-19 cases, 33 deaths as state passes 500K vaccines administered to date

30 minutes ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

CHICAGO - Illinois passed the half million mark for the number of COVID-19 vaccines administered to date as the state continues to see declining rates of new infections and...
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Chicago's skyline to go dark Tuesday in memory of COVID-19 victims

34 minutes ago   |   ABC

Beginning at 6 p.m., residents and businesses are asked to turn off their lights and electronics, step outside, and light a candle in a moment of silence. brightertogether
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'They were provoked by the president': Mitch McConnell blames Trump for...

'They were provoked by the president': Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riots

Summary List Placement Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday directly blamed President Donald Trump for motivating the violent Capitol riots that took place on... Read more ...

Eric Church, Jazmine Sullivan to sing national anthem at Super Bowl LV

Eric Church, Jazmine Sullivan to sing national anthem at Super Bowl LV

NEW YORK - R&B star Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at the next month's Super Bowl, where Grammy-winning singer... Read more ...

2 Guard members removed from Biden inauguration due to fringe militia group...

2 Guard members removed from Biden inauguration due to fringe militia group ties, official says

Two U.S. Army National Guard members have been removed from the effort to secure Joe Biden's presidential inauguration. Read more ...

Joe Exotic's legal team 'absolutely confident' he will receive presidential...

Joe Exotic's legal team 'absolutely confident' he will receive presidential pardon

The legal team fighting for his release believes President Donald Trump will issue a pardon for the man known as “Joe Exotic.” Read more ...

How Jared Porter's disturbing texts stayed hidden as he rose to Mets GM

How Jared Porter's disturbing texts stayed hidden as he rose to Mets GM

Jared Porter sent a female reporter unsolicited, sexually-explicit texts back in 2016 - years before being hired as the Mets GM - and the texts stayed secret for years as he... Read more ...

Biden's pick for assistant health secretary would be the first transgender...

Biden's pick for assistant health secretary would be the first transgender person confirmed by the Senate

Summary List Placement President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his intention to nominate Dr. Rachel Levine , a physician and Pennsylvania's current secretary of health... Read more ...

Biden picks transgender doctor as assistant health secretary

Biden picks transgender doctor as assistant health secretary

President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated Pennsylvania health secretary Rachel Levine for assistant secretary of health at HHS, making her the first openly transgender... Read more ...

Mets fire GM after he sent explicit texts to female reporter

Mets fire GM after he sent explicit texts to female reporter

NEW YORK - New York Mets general manager Jared Porter was fired Tuesday after sending graphic, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 when he was... Read more ...

Steve Cohen responds to ‘cancel culture' tweet after Mets' Jared Porter firing

Steve Cohen responds to ‘cancel culture' tweet after Mets' Jared Porter firing

Mets owner Steve Cohen didn't stop at his Twitter statement announcing the firing of GM Jared Porter for reportedly sending a stream of inappropriate texts to a female reporter... Read more ...

Pandemic support at center of Yellen hearing

Pandemic support at center of Yellen hearing

The Senate Finance Committee has begun its confirmation hearing for Treasury Secretary-nominee Janet Yellen with Democrats and Republicans squaring off immediately over how... Read more ...