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Expanded vaccine rollout in US spawns a new set of problems

Expanded vaccine rollout in US spawns a new set of problems

The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots.

Prosecutor: Capitol rioter aimed 'to take hostages'

FORT WORTH, Texas — A retired Air Force officer who was part of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week carried plastic zip-tie handcuffs because he intended “to take hostages,” a prosecutor said in a Texas court on Thursday.
Honduran migrants trek north toward Guatemalan border

Honduran migrants trek north toward Guatemalan border

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Hundreds of migrants hoping to reach the U.S.
Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem COVID-19 and steady economy

Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem COVID-19 and steady economy

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.
Flint water probe brings charges against ex-governor, others

Flint water probe brings charges against ex-governor, others

FLINT, Mich. — A new investigation of the Flint water disaster led to charges against nine people, including former Michigan Gov.
Joanne Rogers, widow of TV's famed Mister Rogers, dies at 92

Joanne Rogers, widow of TV's famed Mister Rogers, dies at 92

Joanne Rogers, an an accomplished concert pianist who celebrated and protected the legacy of her husband, the beloved children's TV host Mister Rogers, has died in Pittsburgh. She was 92. Rogers died Thursday, according to the Fred Rogers Center.
FBI tracking 'extensive' online chatter about armed protests

FBI tracking 'extensive' online chatter about armed protests

WASHINGTON — The FBI is tracking an “extensive amount of concerning online chatter,” including calls for armed protests leading up to next week's presidential inauguration, Director Chris Wray said Thursday.
Siegfried Fischbacher, of illusion duo Siegfried & Roy, dies

Siegfried Fischbacher, of illusion duo Siegfried & Roy, dies

LAS VEGAS — Siegfried Fischbacher, namesake partner in the iconic entertainment duo Siegfried & Roy, has died in Las Vegas at age 81.

Union: 17 Chicago cops resting in burgled office suspended

Chicago Police suspended several officers captured on video during last summer's widespread unrest who were lounging — and apparently even sleeping — inside a burglarized congressional campaign office as people citywide vandalized and stole from busi

Study: minorities should be designated vulnerable to COVID

LONDON — Researchers writing in a British medical journal are recommending that ethnic minorities should be considered “extremely vulnerable” to COVID-19, a distinction that could give groups hard-hit by the pandemic earlier access to potentially lif