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Watch Live: Gov. Charlie Baker makes budget announcement

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School District of Philadelphia to announce plans for students' return to in-person learning, first time since March

1 minute ago   |   ABC

School District of Philadelphia official will announce their reopening plans on Wednesday.
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'Philly Fighting COVID' CEO Accused of Stealing Vaccines As City Ends Contract To Give Shots

7 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

"The Philadelphia Department of Public Health will no longer work with Philly Fighting COVID to provide testing or vaccine, effective immediately," the Philadelphia Department...
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Comedy Central has a 'Black statue' problem: Employees say they were pulled into meetings for no reason other than being Black, even as network showcased diversity on TV

Comedy Central has a 'Black statue' problem: Employees say they were pulled into meetings for no reason other than being Black, even as network showcased diversity on TV

9 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement On January 26, 2020, Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, died in a helicopter crash. The next day, a Black assistant for Comedy Central's...
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NC tops 100 COVID-19 deaths for fifth time in past week

NC tops 100 COVID-19 deaths for fifth time in past week

21 minutes ago   |   WRAL

North Carolina reported another 139 coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday, marking the fifth time in a week the figure has topped 100.
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Health care worker dies after second dose of COVID vaccine, investigations underway

Health care worker dies after second dose of COVID vaccine, investigations underway

21 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Tim Zook's last post on Facebook brimmed with optimism. “Never been so excited to get a shot before,” he wrote on Jan. 5, above a photo of the Band-Aid on his arm and his...
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Xiu Xiu Announce Duets Album, Share New Song With Liz Harris: Listen

21 minutes ago   |   Pitchfork

OH NO features Sharon Van Etten, Alice Bag, Haley Fohr of Circuit des Yeux, Twin Shadow, and more
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Saints Will 'Wait' for Drew Brees Amid Retirement Buzz, Per GM Mickey Loomis

23 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said the team's front office will wait for Drew Brees ' final retirement decision before making its quarterback plans for 2021...
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Gov. Kim Reynolds to host COVID-19 news conference Wednesday

Gov. Kim Reynolds to host COVID-19 news conference Wednesday

25 minutes ago   |   KCCI

Gov. Kim Reynolds is scheduled to host a news conference on the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
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Investcorp buys five apartment buildings across US

25 minutes ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Private equity firm Investcorp Holdings has purchased five apartment buildings across the U.S. in a deal valued at $330 million. The buildings - located in the suburbs of...
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January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

President Joe Biden is undertaking the most ambitious effort ever to cut America's oil, gas and coal emissions and stave off the worst effects of climate change. Read more ...

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant... Read more ...

Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

The move is one of his more controversial campaign promises, and industry groups say they will sue. But it won't have much immediate impact on driving down climate-warming... Read more ...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over impeachment trial

Summary List Placement Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy, of Vermont, has checked into a local hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over former president Trump's... Read more ...

A crocheted Bernie Sanders doll raised more than $40K for charity in an...

A crocheted Bernie Sanders doll raised more than $40K for charity in an online auction

A handmade crocheted doll inspired by the viral inauguration meme of Sen. Bernie Sanders raised more than $40,000 for Meals on Wheels America when it was sold in an online... Read more ...

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Senate Democrats are preparing to push ahead quickly on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package - even if it means using procedural tools to pass the... Read more ...

WATCH: Biden's White House COVID-19 response team holds briefing

WATCH: Biden's White House COVID-19 response team holds briefing

WASHINGTON - For nearly a year it was the Trump show. Now President Joe Biden is calling up the nation's top scientists and public health experts to regularly brief the... Read more ...

Boeing's 737 Max Cleared To Return To European Skies, Regulator Says

Boeing's 737 Max Cleared To Return To European Skies, Regulator Says

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency announced a modified version of the 737 Max will be allowed to fly once again. The Max jetliner was grounded worldwide after two... Read more ...

UFC 257 on social media: Poirier gains 520,000 new followers, but McGregor...

UFC 257 on social media: Poirier gains 520,000 new followers, but McGregor still dominates

UFC 257 proved to be a big hit, with fans flocking to their devices to talk about Conor McGregor , Dustin Poirier and Khabib Nurmagomedov during a huge week of social media... Read more ...