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Amid the Pandemic, Medical Oxygen Is in Critically Short Supply in Africa and Latin America

39 minutes ago   |   Time

DAKAR, Senegal - A crisis over the supply of medical oxygen for coronavirus patients has struck nations in Africa and Latin America, where warnings went unheeded at the start...
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LA City Council moves forward with $5 per hour 'hero pay' for grocery workers

1 hour ago   |   ABC

The L.A. City Council is now just one vote away from requiring large grocery and pharmacy retailers to offer their employees an additional $5 per hour in "hero pay" due to the...
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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the US

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the US

2 hours ago   |   WCVB

February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors' offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year. In fact, experts say the flu has virtually...
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GOP rallies solidly against Democrats' virus relief package

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Republicans rallied solidly against Democrats' proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as lawmakers awaited a decision by the Senate's parliamentarian that...
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California officials explain how COVID-19 vaccine codes were shared, misused

5 hours ago   |   ABC

California's My Turn system is meant to improve vaccine availability in underserved communities, but in some instances, codes used to book an appointment ended up being used by...
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California tops 50,000 virus deaths, including 806 in LA

California tops 50,000 virus deaths, including 806 in LA

6 hours ago   |   KCRA   |   2 articles

Los Angeles County on Wednesday reported another 806 deaths from coronavirus during the winter surge, pushing California's toll above 50,000, or about one-tenth of the U.S...
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Pennsylvania lawmakers ask feds to waive school test mandate

7 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

The chairs of Pennsylvania's state Senate Education Committee on Wednesday asked the Biden administration to waive this year's requirement for school standardized testing...
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Tired of waiting for help, some states have begun passing their own COVID-19 aid

Tired of waiting for help, some states have begun passing their own COVID-19 aid

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement As President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan slowly inches toward passage, more and more states are starting to take matters into their own...
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Mariano supports making expanded vote-by-mail permanent in Massachusetts

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

House Speaker Ronald Mariano is joining the push on Beacon Hill to make the state's pandemic-era expansion of vote-by-mail permanent. Mariano told colleagues on Wednesday that...
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California tops 50,000 COVID-19 deaths after LA reports backlog in records

7 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Johns Hopkins University put California's overall COVID-19 death toll at 50,890. The grim figure comes just days after the U.S. recorded a half-million deaths.
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China denies it made US diplomats take anal swab tests for Covid-19 despite...

China denies it made US diplomats take anal swab tests for Covid-19 despite Washington saying Beijing admitted testing ‘error'

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has said it has no knowledge that US diplomats were being subjected to “undignified” anal probing in order to test for Covid-19 in China, refuting... Read more ...

Marjorie Taylor-Greene Antagonizes Democratic Colleague With...

Marjorie Taylor-Greene Antagonizes Democratic Colleague With Anti-Transgender Sign

The congresswoman's neighbor at the U.S. Capitol is Rep. Marie Newman, whose daughter is transgender. Read more ...

No. 13 Creighton comes off layoff with 77-53 win over DePaul

No. 13 Creighton comes off layoff with 77-53 win over DePaul

The Bluejays have won seven of their last eight games, including four straight. DePaul sustained its most lopsided loss since a 38-point defeat to Providence last March. Read more ...

Bailey scores 21, No. 25 Tennessee beats Vanderbilt 70-58

Bailey scores 21, No. 25 Tennessee beats Vanderbilt 70-58

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Victor Bailey Jr. made 5-of-8 3-pointers and finished with 21 points as No. 25 Tennessee beat in-state rival Vanderbilt 70-58 Wednesday night to sweep the... Read more ...

No. 20 Arkansas' big run flusters No. 6 Alabama

No. 20 Arkansas' big run flusters No. 6 Alabama

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Freshman Jaylin Williams scored 10 of his season-high 13 points during a decisive run and No. 20 Arkansas beat sixth-ranked Alabama 81-66 on Wednesday night. Read more ...

LaVine scores 35 as Bulls beat Timberwolves 133-126 in OT

LaVine scores 35 as Bulls beat Timberwolves 133-126 in OT

CHICAGO - Zach LaVine celebrated his first All-Star selection with 35 points against his original NBA team, helping the Chicago Bulls beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 133-126 in... Read more ...

Butler leads Heat to 4th straight win, 116-108 over Raptors

Butler leads Heat to 4th straight win, 116-108 over Raptors

MIAMI - Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat are continuing to claw their way back from a brutal start to the season. Read more ...

California tops 50,000 virus deaths, including 806 in LA

California tops 50,000 virus deaths, including 806 in LA

Los Angeles County on Wednesday reported another 806 deaths from coronavirus during the winter surge, pushing California's toll above 50,000, or about one-tenth of the U.S... Read more ...

JOCO health officials to make COVID-19 vaccine available to more people next...

JOCO health officials to make COVID-19 vaccine available to more people next week

County is also receiving additional doses to focus on K-12 teachers Read more ...

Jimmy Carter and wife go back to church after getting COVID vaccine

Jimmy Carter and wife go back to church after getting COVID vaccine

PLAINS, Ga. - Now that former President Jimmy Carter and his wife are vaccinated against COVID-19, they have returned to one of their favorite things: church. Maranatha Baptist... Read more ...