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Simon & Schuster Reverses, Won't Distribute Book By Officer In Breonna Taylor Raid

Friday, April 16, 2021

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly is writing a book about the botched raid, during which he shot into Taylor's apartment after being wounded. Post Hill Press says it will move forward with its plans to publish.

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Chicago Releases Video Showing Fatal Police Shooting Of 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo

Thursday, April 15, 2021

The highly anticipated footage was released to the public on Thursday, more than two weeks after the seventh-grader was killed by an officer following an alleyway foot pursuit.

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Denmark Drops AstraZeneca Vaccine, Citing Rare Side Effects, Epidemic 'Under Control'

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The Danish Health Authority said it will continue its vaccination campaign without the shot made by AstraZeneca, but said its benefits outweigh the risks for those who do get it.

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Bernie Madoff, Financier Behind Notorious Ponzi Scheme, Dies At 82

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Madoff died Wednesday in a North Carolina federal prison, where he was serving a 150-year sentence. He defrauded thousands of investors out of tens of billions of dollars over nearly two decades.

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A Dozen People Missing After Commercial Boat Capsizes South Of Louisiana

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Severe weather may have caused a 129-foot lift boat to capsize in the Gulf of Mexico about 8 miles south of Port Fourchon. Six people were rescued, one body was recovered and search efforts continue.

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1st Century Roman Statue, Looted A Decade Ago, Found In Belgium By Off-Duty Police

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The statue is valued at 100,000 euros and was stolen from an archaeological site near the outskirts of Rome.

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Biden Administration Says It Will Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan By Sept. 11

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

A senior administration official said that all U.S. troops will leave Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks that prompted America's involvement in its longest war.

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Biden To Nominate Christine Wormuth As 1st Female Secretary Of The Army

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

With an extensive background in foreign policy and national security, Christine Wormuth would be the first woman to serve as secretary of the Army if confirmed by the Senate.

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The Country That Vaccinated 93% Of Adults In Under 2 Weeks

Monday, April 12, 2021

Just 12 days after Bhutan launched a nationwide vaccination campaign on March 27, health officials said 93% of eligible adults had received one dose of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine.

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Studies Confirm Racial, Ethnic Disparities In COVID-19 Hospitalizations And Visits

Monday, April 12, 2021

Two new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studies shed additional light on the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color, with implications for vaccine distribution.

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Kentucky Law Limits Use Of No-Knock Warrants, A Year After Breonna Taylor's Killing

Friday, April 09, 2021

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed the partial ban on no-knock warrants at a ceremony on Friday as members of Taylor's family looked on.

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Ex-College Track Coach Charged In Scheme Soliciting Nude Photos From Female Students

Thursday, April 08, 2021

Steve Waithe, 28, is facing charges of cyberstalking and wire fraud over a scheme in which he allegedly used fake social media accounts to solicit nude photographs from female student athletes.

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Utah Law Requires Biological Fathers To Pay Half Of Pregnancy-Related Medical Costs

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

The legislation requires a biological father to pay 50% of a woman's pregnancy-related medical costs, including insurance premiums and hospital birth. It's believed to be the first such U.S. law.

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EU Regulator: AstraZeneca Vaccine Effective; Blood Clots May Be A Rare Side Effect

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

The European Medicines Agency said Wednesday that blood clots should be listed as a possible but rare side effect of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, stressing the shot's benefits outweigh the risks.

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Governor Aims To Reopen California By Mid-June, Contingent On Public Health Metrics

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a tentative statewide reopening date of June 15, provided vaccine availability increases and hospitalizations remain low.

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Biden Says All Adults Will Be Vaccine Eligible By April 19

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

The president said states must open vaccine eligibility to all U.S. residents 18 and older by April 19, about two weeks ahead of his initial May 1 deadline.

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Baylor Defeats Gonzaga To Win Its 1st Men's NCAA Basketball Championship

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

The Gonzaga Bulldogs went into the title game undefeated. But it was the Baylor Bears who emerged victorious, beating Gonzaga, 86-70.

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Crews Drain Florida Wastewater Pond As Leak Threatens To Unleash 'Catastrophic Flood'

Monday, April 05, 2021

Emergency crews are racing to drain millions of gallons of wastewater at Piney Point, an abandoned phosphate plant near Tampa Bay. A leak has prompted evacuation orders and environmental concerns.

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Rapper DMX On Life Support Following Heart Attack

Sunday, April 04, 2021

A longtime lawyer for DMX told The Associated Press that the 50-year-old rapper is "quite ill."

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Slain U.S. Capitol Police Officer Was An 18-Year Department Veteran, Father Of 2

Saturday, April 03, 2021

Lawmakers and friends are mourning U.S. Capitol Police Officer William "Billy" Evans, who was killed in Friday's attack at a Capitol checkpoint that left another officer injured and the suspect dead.

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