Sunday, January 23, 2022

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'I will bring every single gun loaded': Virginia mom threatens school board over mask mandate

'I will bring every single gun loaded': Virginia mom threatens school board over mask...

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LURAY, Va. – A Virginia parent opposed to mask mandates threatened to bring loaded guns to school Monday if her child was forced to wear a mask. After Amelia King (42), was cut short during Thursday's public...
Biased tweets? Politically-gridlocked civil rights commission squabbles over what to share with public.

Are you a victim of biased tweets? Politically-gridlocked civil rights commission squabbles over what...

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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has the overall goal of "keep public updated on historic and ongoing civil rights issues," with routine postings to social media.Republican Stephen Gilchrist said that only public information...
'Get us out of this horrible mess': Brian Laundrie's sister asks him to turn himself in

Brian Laundrie, FBI claims, wrote in a notebook that he had killed Gabby Petito.

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Brian Laundrie wrote in a notebook found with his remains in Florida that he killed fiancee Gabby Petito, the FBI said Friday, resolving a mystery that has lingered around the high-profile case for months. The...
California bill would let kids 12-up get COVID vaccine, other shots without parental consent

California law would allow children aged 12 and up to receive COVID vaccinations, or...

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A bill in California would allow children ages 12 and older to be vaccinated without their parents’ consent.  If passed, the legislation would ensure California has the youngest age of any state when children...
Amy Crosby holds her son, Crue. 13-month-old Crue was diagnosed with COVID-19 in December and was on a ventilator for four weeks.

South Dakota mom faced 'nightmare' when her high-risk baby caught COVID-19

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Amy Crosby was terrified of her child getting COVID-19. The South Dakota mother was haunted by the fear of her baby contracting COVID-19.After months of social distancing and caution, Crosby's nightmare still became...
This handout photo released on January 19, 2022 by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in Emerson, Manitoba shows RCMP officers on the scene where four people were found dead near the Canada/US border.

'On their own in the middle of a blizzard': Baby among 4 found dead...

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Four people, including a baby and a teenager, were found dead in frigid weather near the U.S.-Canada border and a Florida man is facing federal human smuggling charges as authorities in both countries describe...
Steve Vernalis shovels snow from the sidewalk in front of his restaurant Vernalis Restaurant on South Main Street in Shenandoah, Pa., on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022.

A dangerous winter storm that brings bitter cold to the East.

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ARLINGTON, Va. — Sleet, snow and bitter cold temperatures were sweeping across a wide swath of the South and East on Thursday as the weather-battered region prepared for more travel chaos.According to the National Weather...
2020 Doomsday clock

Doomsday clock announcement: It's still 100 seconds to midnight

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It's still only 100 seconds to midnight.Thanks to ongoing nuclear risks, the threat of climate change, disruptive technologies and the seemingly endless COVID-19 pandemic, we're as close to Doomsday as we've ever been, according to the annual Doomsday Clock announcement...
Jury selection to begin in trial of 3 officers accused of violating George Floyd's civil rights

Jury selection to begin in trial of 3 officers accused of violating George Floyd's...

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Jury selection begins Thursday in the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights.The federal indictment unsealed in May alleges Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng and Tou...
Omicron not peaking nationally yet, surgeon general says; Djokovic leaves Australia after losing appeal: COVID-19 updates

America's pandemic worries are higher now than before vaccines were widely available, poll finds

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A new poll shows Americans' fears about COVID-19 are up as cases skyrocketed in January, prompting most Americans to avoid large crowds even as masking and vaccine rates remain mostly stagnant. Gallup, an international analytics...
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