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Covid-19 live updates: Omicron prompts U.S. to prepare tighter travel restrictions

The Biden administration is expected to announce all inbound travelers need to covid test one day before departing for the United States.

High school basketball players in Michigan tried to text their teammate. They ended up talking to Tom Brady.

The 14- and 15-year-old boys scored an impromptu meeting with some of the most famous players on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the reigning Super Bowl champions.

A woman sued Walmart after she stepped on a nail and needed her leg amputated. A jury awarded her $10 million.

After multiple amputations, April Jones lost most of her right leg. She has been in a wheelchair for six years and, according to her lawyers, “her daily life was significantly interrupted.”

Marjorie Taylor Greene, in feud with Nancy Mace on Islamophobia, launches personal attack over abortion

Republican Rep. Nancy Mace, who has been criticized by former president Donald Trump, is a rape survivor who supports restrictions on abortion but champions exemptions for victims of sexual abuse.

Oxford High School shooting live updates: Student kills three, injures eight, police say

Officers took the 15-year-old suspect into custody around 1 p.m., a few minutes after the first 911 calls came in.

15-year-old student kills three, injures eight at high school in Detroit suburb, authorities say

Police had the suspect in custody in the deadliest incident on school grounds in more than 18 months.

City Council member Andre Dickens wins Atlanta mayor’s race

The incoming mayor will face a host of challenges, including a surging homicide rate and a shortage of affordable housing.

Trump-appointed judges block Biden administration vaccine mandate for health-care workers

The two rulings, made on consecutive days by Trump-appointed judges, amount to yet another blow to the Biden administration’s work to increase safety through vaccination.

The exhausting, soul-sapping meanness of Lauren Boebert

Trolling is hollow and cheap. And it deadens us all.

Philip Heymann, legal scholar and aide to Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox, dies at 89

He later led the Justice Department’s criminal division and served briefly as the top deputy to Attorney General Janet Reno.

The U.S. is better prepared to fight omicron variant, CDC director says

On the heels of the Moderna chief's prediction, U.S. stock futures slumped and Asian markets retreated.

He’s charged with assaulting police at the Capitol on Jan. 6. Now he’s running for office in Texas.

Even though Mark Middleton and his wife, Jalise, face multiple federal charges stemming from the deadly Jan. 6 riot, that is not stopping him from running for office as a Republican in Texas in 2022.

Trial to begin for officer who said she confused her gun with Taser in Daunte Wright killing

Kim Potter, who subsequently resigned, is charged with first- and second-degree manslaughter in the April shooting.

Existing vaccines might not be as effective against omicron variant, Moderna CEO says

Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel said that while more data is needed on the omicron variant, all the scientists he has talked to say, “This is not going to be good.”

A mother told her son to back out of a fraternity-run boxing match. He died days after ‘Fight Night.’

Nathan Valencia's mother urged him to back out of the fraternity-run "fight night" but he insisted on participating because it was for charity.
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