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From 'Jolene' To Vaccine: Dolly Parton Gets COVID-19 Shot She Helped Fund

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

The country music icon, who is 75, shares a video of herself getting vaccinated in which she riffs off her hit song "Jolene" and urges those eligible to get their shots, too.

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Yard-Sale Bowl Revealed To Be Rare Chinese Artifact Worth Up To $500,000

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

A Connecticut man bought the small porcelain bowl for $35, then asked Sotheby's experts to appraise it. They say it's a rare 15th-century Ming dynasty piece worth between $300,000 and $500,000.

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Prosecutors: Proud Boys Gave Leader 'War Powers,' Planned Ahead For Capitol Riot

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

A federal court filing details how Ethan Nordean allegedly recruited members and raised money ahead of the Jan. 6 attack, which prosecutors say he helped coordinate and lead.

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Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Rollout Begins In U.S. As COVID-19 Cases Tick Up

Monday, March 01, 2021

Johnson & Johnson has started shipping its first vaccine doses across the U.S., adding a third vaccine to the country's arsenal as public health officials warn of an uptick in cases.

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'A Very Concerning Shift': CDC Head Warns Of Recent Uptick In COVID-19 Cases

Friday, February 26, 2021

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said at a Friday briefing that infectious new variants may be threatening to derail the country's recent progress.

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Nigerian Authorities Searching For 317 Schoolgirls Kidnapped By 'Armed Bandits'

Friday, February 26, 2021

Police in the northwestern state of Zamfara said efforts are underway to trace the kidnappers and rescue the abducted students, who may have been moved to neighboring forests.

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Manhattan Prosecutor Receives Trump Tax Returns After Lengthy Legal Battle

Thursday, February 25, 2021

The office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. confirmed that it obtained the former president's tax returns and related documents on Monday.

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A Man Called His Ex A 'Moron' By Text While Storming The Capitol. She Turned Him In

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Court documents detail the messages Richard Michetti, now facing criminal charges, sent his ex-girlfriend during the insurrection. "If you can't see the election was stolen you're a moron," one reads.

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South Dakota AG Faces Impeachment, Calls To Resign Over New Evidence In Fatal Crash

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Interrogation videos released Tuesday raise questions about Jason Ravnsborg's conduct in the Sept. 12 car crash, with investigators saying at one point that the victim's glasses were found in his car.

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Biden Administration To Deliver 25 Million Masks To Health Centers And Food Banks

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Officials said Wednesday that the masks will be delivered in the coming months, and are expected to reach an estimated 12 to 15 million vulnerable Americans.

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Nearly 100 Confederate Monuments Removed In 2020, Report Says; More Than 700 Remain

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

An annual survey by the Southern Poverty Law Center found that 168 Confederate symbols, 94 of them monuments, came down across the country, virtually all in the aftermath of George Floyd's killing.

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New York Grand Jury Votes Not To Indict Rochester Officers In Daniel Prude Case

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

"We concluded that there was sufficient evidence surrounding Mr. Prude's death to warrant presenting the case to a grand jury, and we presented the most comprehensive case possible," officials said.

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As U.S. Death Toll Surpasses Half A Million, Biden Plans To Order Flags To Half-Staff

Monday, February 22, 2021

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said that at a Monday event marking 500,000 COVID-19 deaths, President Joe Biden will order flags on federal property to be lowered to half staff for five days.

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'The Sky's Not Even The Limit': Cancer Survivor To Become Youngest American In Space

Monday, February 22, 2021

Physician assistant and pediatric bone cancer survivor Hayley Arceneaux, 29, will be one of four crew members on the world's first all-civilian mission to space at the end of this year.

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Extreme Winter Weather Creates Backlog Of 6 Million Vaccine Doses

Friday, February 19, 2021

The White House COVID-19 Response Team said Friday that while this week's storm affected deliveries to all 50 states, it is confident it can make up the backlog within the next week.

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Florida Women Pose As 'Grannies' In Foiled Plot To Get 2nd COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

Friday, February 19, 2021

The director of the Florida Department of Health in Orange County said the women disguised themselves with bonnets, gloves and glasses. It is not known how they managed to get their first doses.

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For Texas, The Worst Of The Weather Has Passed, But Water Is Still A Big Problem

Friday, February 19, 2021

Many Texans were getting the electricity back on, but millions still face either no water at all or are having to boil it to make it safe to drink.

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New Zealand Will Offer Free Sanitary Products At Schools To Fight Period Poverty

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday the government will work with suppliers to get free period products into schools in June, building off a pilot program started last year.

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'A Disaster Within A Disaster': Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Cases Are Surging In Texas

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Health officials told NPR that 450 carbon monoxide-related calls have been made statewide since Feb. 11, as residents scrambling for warmth turn to heat sources like grills, stoves and generators.

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Volunteers In Texas Are Saving Thousands Of Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles From The Storm

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The nonprofit Sea Turtle, Inc. says it has brought in nearly 4,500 sea turtles and counting since Sunday. Still without power, it's heating its tanks with a commercial generator donated by SpaceX.

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