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First known U.S. Omicron case detected in California

1 month ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

The United States on Wednesday identified its first known case of omicron, discovered in a fully vaccinated patient who traveled to South Africa, as scientists continue to study the risks the new COVID variant could pose.
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News brief: omicron variant, Biden's COVID strategy, abortion court case

News brief: omicron variant, Biden's COVID strategy, abortion court case

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The U.S. has a case of the latest coronavirus variant. President Biden will outline a new plan for dealing with COVID-19. The U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to roll back abortion rights.
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Biden asks businesses to proceed with vaccine mandate after omicron variant arrives in U.S

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

The White House is asking businesses to proceed with the vaccination and testing requirements amid concerns about the omicron variant of Covid-19.
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COVID-19 Live Updates: U.S. Hit by First Case of Omicron Variant, South Africa New Infections Double in One Day

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

The U.S. has confirmed its first case of the Omicron COVID variant as the number of new infections in South Africa doubles in a single day. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
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5 people hospitalized after Orange County crash, fire officials say

5 people hospitalized after Orange County crash, fire officials say

Five people are injured following a crash in Orange County Sunday night. Read more ...

A closer look at the case of Aafia Siddiqui, jailed in Texas

A closer look at the case of Aafia Siddiqui, jailed in Texas

The man who authorities say held hostages inside a Texas synagogue had demanded the release of a Pakistani woman who is imprisoned nearby on charges of trying to kill American... Read more ...

Yankees look to mirror Lucas Luetge success in Jimmy Cordero

Yankees look to mirror Lucas Luetge success in Jimmy Cordero

In this slow MLB lockout offseason, the Yankees have again taken some chances on potential bullpen depth. Read more ...

Police meme about beating ‘dirty hippies' sparks investigation

Police meme about beating ‘dirty hippies' sparks investigation

Portland police has come under fire after a training slide seemingly condoned beating and pepper-spraying protesters The Portland Police Bureau has launched an investigation... Read more ...

Tensions Rise Between Trump and Ron DeSantis

A spat over Covid has exposed friction between the former president and a rising G.O.P. governor unwilling to curb his ambitions. Read more ...

ODOT battles Mother Nature across Ohio with roughly 1,000 crews

ODOT battles Mother Nature across Ohio with roughly 1,000 crews

Roughly 1,000 ODOT crews are working Sunday night, clearing roadways across Ohio. Read more ...

China's economy grows 8.1% in 2021, slows in second half

China's economy grew by 8.1% in 2021 after an abrupt slowdown in the second half that is prompting suggestions Beijing needs to shore up slumping growth Read more ...

British counter-terrorism police arrest 2 people over Texas synagogue attack

British counter-terrorism police arrest 2 people over Texas synagogue attack

The now-deceased Texas hostage taker was previously identified as British citizen Malik Faisal Akram DETAILS TO FOLLOW Read more ...

Organizers seek to delay homeless count in Stanislaus County amid COVID-19 surge

Organizers seek to delay homeless count in Stanislaus County amid COVID-19 surge

Stanislaus County is the latest Northern California county to request a delay in the count by a month, moving it to February. Read more ...

'Scream' scares off 'Spider-Man' with $30.6M debut

'Scream' scares off 'Spider-Man' with $30.6M debut

After a month at no. 1, "Spider-Man: No Way Home" has finally been overtaken at the box office. Read more ...