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The Mid-Atlantic and Northeast are bracing for several more inches of snow

Thursday, January 06, 2022

Heavy snow rolled through Tennessee and Kentucky on Thursday, and was expected to hit several states across the northeast next.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers release Antonio Brown after Sunday's mid-game walkout

Thursday, January 06, 2022

After Sunday's game, Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians told media that Antonio Brown was "no longer a Buc," due to his third-quarter walkout in the team's game against the New York Jets.

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Here's what you should keep in your car and other ways to prepare for winter driving

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

Having an emergency kit filled with first aid supplies, water and snacks is an important first step to keeping safe, and sane, if you find yourself stuck on the road. A well-maintained car helps, too.

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Texas officials put the final death toll from last year's winter storm at 246

Monday, January 03, 2022

The Texas Department of State Health Services adjusted the number of people who died from last February's storm to 246 people — up from July's tally of 210.

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If you're clinging to an old BlackBerry, it will officially stop working on Jan. 4

Monday, January 03, 2022

The company behind the once ubiquitous phones has transitioned to a security software focus and says that starting on Tuesday, its classic devices will no longer reliably function.

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High winds, severe drought, and warm temps led to Colorado's historic wildfire

Friday, December 31, 2021

The Marshall Fire and Middle Fork Fire, which have forced the evacuations of tens of thousands residents, are considered the most destructive wildfires in Colorado history.

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Michigan paid up to $8.5 billion in fraudulent jobless claims during the pandemic

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Other states have reported similar losses. Ohio reported it paid out more than $3.8 billion in fraudulent jobless aid. California has paid out at least $20 billion.

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NFL Hall of Fame coach and iconic sports broadcaster John Madden dies at 85

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

For 10 seasons, John Madden led the Oakland Raiders as head coach. After his retirement, he became a legendary NFL commentator for three decades.

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The nation's capital has the highest COVID risk level in the country

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Washington, D.C., is considered the highest-risk place for COVID infection in the nation. Data shows D.C. had 1,192 new cases per day and 169 cases per 100,000 in the seven-day period ending Monday.

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CDC cuts the recommended isolation and quarantine periods for coronavirus infections

Monday, December 27, 2021

People who test positive need to isolate themselves for 5 days if they don't show symptoms. The change reflects "what we know about the spread of the virus" and vaccine protection, the CDC chief says.

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Former Michigan State officials were cleared in Nassar sexual abuse investigation

Thursday, December 23, 2021

The Michigan Court of Appeals overturned the conviction of the former Michigan State University gymnastics coach and dismissed charges against the school's former president.

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The NHL pauses hockey season until after Christmas due to COVID-19 risks

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

The league will begin its holiday break starting at the end of Tuesday night's games, postponing the five remaining games scheduled for Thursday.

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Watch: Biden to announce free COVID tests, aid for hospitals to deal with omicron

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

The U.S. government plans to buy a half-billion at-home COVID test kits and mail them to people who want them, with deliveries beginning in January.

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Moderna says its COVID booster increases protection against omicron

Monday, December 20, 2021

Moderna said its current FDA-authorized 50-microgram booster shot increased antibody levels against omicron 37-fold compared to pre-booster levels.

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COVID is again raging across the U.S. just as Americans gather for the holidays

Monday, December 20, 2021

Sporting events and live theater announced cancellations amid major increases in new coronavirus cases, in large part because of the omicron variant.

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Chicago Blackhawks settle with a former player who says he was sexually assaulted

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Kyle Beach said the organization mishandled his sexual assault allegations. He came forward publicly in October as the man behind the lawsuit.

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Tornadoes, snow squalls, and high temps hit the Midwest in a wild winter storm

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Severe thunderstorms and winds up to 70 mph have caused massive power outages across Kansas and shut down the Kansas City International Airport.

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A leader of an Ohio Muslim organization was fired for spying for a hate group

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The Columbus chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations fired its Executive and Legal Director Romin Iqbal after it discovered he was passing information to a "known anti-Muslim hate group."

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New York mayor-elect taps Keechant Sewell to be the NYPD's first female commissioner

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Keechant Sewell, who is originally from Queens, has worked in the Nassau County Police Department for 23 years, most recently as chief of detectives.

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The parents of the Michigan school shooting suspect head to court again

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

The parents of Oxford High School student Ethan Crumbley will be in court on Tuesday for a probable cause hearing on four involuntary manslaughter charges.

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