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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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U.S. Capitol Police Officer Killed In Attack At Capitol Checkpoint

Friday, April 02, 2021

Police fatally shot the suspect they say rammed a car into a barrier and then lunged at officers with a knife. One officer was killed, and another was injured.

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CDC Says Travel Is Safe For Fully Vaccinated People, But Opposes Nonessential Trips

Friday, April 02, 2021

Guidance released Friday allows fully vaccinated people to travel domestically without getting tested or self-quarantining, but advises them to keep practicing mitigation measures to protect others.

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'Based On A Lie' — Georgia Voting Law Faces Wave Of Corporate Backlash

Thursday, April 01, 2021

A growing number of company executives are speaking out against Georgia's new voting law, which critics say will restrict voting access and disproportionately harm people of color.

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Shooting At California Office Building Leaves 4 Dead, Including 9-Year-Old Boy

Thursday, April 01, 2021

Authorities identified the suspect as Aminadab Gaxiola Gonzalez, 44. He's believed to have had a personal and professional relationship with the victims.

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CDC: COVID-19 Was 3rd-Leading Cause Of Death In 2020, People Of Color Hit Hardest

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

A pair of reports published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday sheds new light on the approximately 375,000 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the U.S. last year.

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Suspect Arrested On Hate Crime Charges Over Attack On Asian Woman In Manhattan

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Brandon Elliot, 38, was arrested Wednesday and faces charges including assault as a hate crime. Elliot is a lifetime parolee convicted of killing his mother in 2002 when he was 19.

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NFL Expands Regular Season To 17 Games Per Team In Long-Expected Revenue Boost

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

NFL owners voted Tuesday to approve the scheduling change, the first of its kind in more than four decades. It's been widely expected and follows a finalized round of lucrative media agreements.

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Attack On Asian Woman In Manhattan, As Bystanders Watched, To Be Probed As Hate Crime

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Video of the assault, as well as the seeming inaction of apartment staff standing nearby, has drawn fury in and beyond New York. State and city authorities are investigating the attack.

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Italian Mob Fugitive Caught In Caribbean After Posting Cooking Videos Online

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Authorities tracked down Marc Feren Claude Biart in the Dominican Republic after he posted videos that hid his face but not his tattoos. Biart is allegedly a member of the 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate.

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Remembering Mama Sarah: Philanthropist And Obama Family Matriarch Dies In Kenya At 99

Monday, March 29, 2021

Sarah Obama, the former president's step-grandmother who helped raise his father, died Monday morning after a brief illness. She spent much of her life promoting education for girls and orphans.

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George Floyd's Family And Lawyers Take A Knee, Call For Justice As Trial Begins

Monday, March 29, 2021

Members of George Floyd's family and legal team, kneeled for 8 minutes and 46 seconds outside the Hennepin County Courthouse just moments before the start of Derek Chauvin's murder trial.

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At Least 4 Dead, 130 Rescued As Nashville Sees Worst Flooding In Over A Decade

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Floodwaters submerged roads and left people clinging to trees, authorities said. The rain has subsided, but officials are warning residents to stay vigilant as creeks and rivers rise.

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Race To Free Giant Ship From Suez Canal Continues After Failed Refloating Attempts

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Efforts to free the Ever Given — as more than 320 ships wait to pass through the blocked canal — have made incremental progress over the weekend, with another refloating attempt set for Sunday.

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