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Austria to loosen coronavirus restrictions in February

22 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Austrian officials say they plan to loosen coronavirus restrictions next month
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Joni Mitchell joining Neil Young in protest over Spotify

3 hours ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

Joni Mitchell is joining Neil Young in his protest against Spotify, seeking to have her music removed from the streaming service.
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Rejected by New Zealand, reporter turns to Taliban for help

4 hours ago   |   ABC News

A pregnant New Zealand journalist says she turned to the Taliban for help and is now stranded in Afghanistan after her home country has prevented her from returning due to a...
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Joni Mitchell Plans to Follow Neil Young Off Spotify, Citing ‘Lies'

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

“Irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives,” she wrote after the site was accused of spreading vaccine misinformation.
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Free at-home rapid COVID test kits available for Illinois residents in these zip codes

9 hours ago   |   ABC

Eligible Illinois residents can now sign up for home delivery of five free at-home COVID tests.
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Kid Rock threatens to cancel shows if venues require masks, proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Kid Rock threatens to cancel shows if venues require masks, proof of COVID-19 vaccination

16 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

TAMPA, Fla. - Kid Rock has threatened to cancel shows on his upcoming tour if venues require concertgoers to wear masks or show proof of vaccination to prevent the spread of...
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Free N95 masks begin being offered at Chicago area pharmacies

Free N95 masks begin being offered at Chicago area pharmacies

18 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Chicago area pharmacies began giving out free N95 face masks on Friday. The free masks are coming from the federal government's strategic national stockpile. "Masks...
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Coronavirus is forever, Americans fear - poll

Coronavirus is forever, Americans fear - poll

19 hours ago   |   RT

Four out of five people in the US think the pandemic won't end until it mutates to a ‘mild illness' An overwhelming majority of Americans surveyed by the Associated Press-NORC...
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Nursing homes reveal previously unreported coronavirus deaths in Albany County

19 hours ago   |   Times Union

Albany County reported Friday that eight more people were added to the roll of residents who died after contracting the coronavirus but five of the deaths occurred earlier this...
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N.Y.C. Struggles To Recover After Omicron Cases Surge

20 hours ago   |   NY Times

The economic disruptions of the latest Covid wave have hurt blue-collar workers the most, even as Wall Street profits, rents and home sales are soaring.
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Bright, breezy and warm Saturday

Bright, breezy and warm Saturday

Warm, bright and breezy for the weekend with highs Saturday into the 50s. Meteorologist Caitlin Harvey has your latest Weather Now Forecast. Read more ...

America Has an Unhealthy Obsession With Credibility

America Has an Unhealthy Obsession With Credibility

There's no reason U.S. grand strategy should be so concerned with its own reputation. Read more ...

Former Alorton, East St. Louis police officer sentenced for collecting $60K...

A former Alorton and East St. Louis police officer was sentenced for collecting about $60,000 in fraudulent pay by his falsifying time cards. Read more ...

Apple stock reacts to metaverse plans

Apple stock reacts to metaverse plans

Shares rallied after firm posted blockbuster profits and hinted at metaverse expansion The iPhone maker's shares soared some 7% to $170.33 per share on Friday, marking the... Read more ...

Omicron variant sends daily death toll higher than fall's delta surge

Omicron variant sends daily death toll higher than fall's delta surge

“Omicron will push us over a million deaths,” said Andrew Noymer, a public health professor at the University of California, Irvine. Read more ...

Nor'easter leads to more than 100 closings in New Hampshire for Saturday

Nor'easter leads to more than 100 closings in New Hampshire for Saturday

It might not be a school day, but there are still dozens of closings to report in New Hampshire. Read more ...

Very cold temps Saturday as snow moves out

Very cold temps Saturday as snow moves out

Meteorologist Lowell Melser shows how any snow left in Maryland Saturday morning is concentrated on the Lower Eastern Shore. Read more ...

Laos makes big meth bust as UN warns of security breakdown

Police in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos have made their second huge seizure in three months of methamphetamine Read more ...

Book Review: ‘Notes on an Execution,' by Danya Kukafka

Danya Kukafka's book focuses less on the mythos of the murderer and Read more ...

Hungarian Roma are translating Amanda Gorman; her poetry speaks to their...

Hungarian Roma are translating Amanda Gorman; her poetry speaks to their experience

White European translators have hesitated to work on Gorman's poetry because of criticism their race makes them inappropriate for the job. In Hungary, a marginalized community... Read more ...