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The effort could apply to institutions as varied as long-term care facilities, cruise ships and universities, potentially affecting millions of Americans, according to people familiar with the deliberations.
The new push pits Apple against civil liberties activists and appears to contradict some of the company’s own assertions about privacy.
The federal investigation will look into the use of force and policies on dealing with homeless residents.
The letter from the Federal Aviation Administration emerged as flight attendants continued to call for more federal help.
A fire inspection report cited a Tesla Model S’s systems as possible causes of a fire last year. (Jonathan Baran/The Post)
Fires involving electric cars and SUVs have drawn attention because of the recalls and blazes that followed product rollouts, analysts say, complicating the calculations of manufacturers who already face many challenges.
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Eddy Alvarez, front, was called to the majors in 2020 by the Miami Marlins, who had to replenish more than half their roster that month amid a coronavirus outbreak. (AP)
Now assured of a medal, Eddy Alvarez will become the sixth athlete in Olympic history to earn medals at both the Winter and Summer Games.

Medals

Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States29352791
2China34241674
3Russian O.C.16222058
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