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Trump's impeachment trial lawyers aim to shift blame; Democrats say he has no defense
On the eve of his impeachment trial on a charge of inciting the deadly U.S. Capitol attack, Donald Trump's lawyers on Monday denied he had encouraged the violence that they blamed on "a small group of criminals," while the Democrats who will prosecute the former president said he has no valid defense.

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Biden's 1st 100 days live updates: Trump lawyers, House impeachment managers spar
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This Capitol riot footage could be problematic for Trump (video)
Texas Republican first in U.S. Congress to die from COVID-19
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Trump lawyers rail against impeachment trial as ‘political theater’ on eve of proceedings
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House managers rebut Trump team's calls to dismiss impeachment case, say evidence is 'overwhelming'
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Budget office: $15 wage would reduce poverty, increase debt
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Here is the smoking gun evidence to back impeachment of Donald Trump
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Trump impeachment lawyers call on Senate to reject "brazen political act" in new filing
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Read: Former President Donald Trump's defense team' legal brief
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Read: House impeachment managers' brief ahead of Trump's impeachment trial
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Law prof claims Trump lawyers 'badly' misrepresented his views when citing impeachment article
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Feds charge over 200 in Capitol riot. We've learned a lot about why it happened.
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House Democrats unveil draft coronavirus relief legislation
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Poll: Most voters think Trump should be convicted, barred from running for office
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House Democrats Renew Investigation Into Trump-Era COVID-19 Response
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Trumpism set for broader trial inside GOP: The Note
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Pentagon reveals how much it will cost to keep Nat Guard in DC through March
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Kushner, Ivanka Trump reported up to $640M in outside income during White House years
Scarred by riot, U.S. Capitol a fortress for Trump impeachment trial
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AP-NORC poll: Few in US say democracy is working very well
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Biden to make first Pentagon visit as president
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Magistrate judge orders release of top Proud Boys organizer charged in Capitol insurrection
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Biden 'will not spend too much time' watching impeachment trial but finds Trump behavior 'erratic,' Psaki says
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Third stimulus check: Will you get a $1,400 check?
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Trump trial will kick off with debate on constitutionality
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Trump, Senate Republicans, no chief justice: What to know about the impeachment trial
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Senate leaders reach agreement on impeachment trial rules
White House press secretary not aware of Trump request for intelligence briefing
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CBO warns $15 minimum wage would cost US nearly 1.4 million jobs (video)
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Democrats' plan to lift work requirement could complicate child poverty plan
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Timeline: What Trump Told Supporters For Months Before They Attacked
Democrats set to back more than $50 billion for transportation sector
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House Republicans: Chinese virus whistleblower deserves Congressional Gold Medal
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Biden faces calls to shut down Dakota Access Pipeline
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Iowa governor auctioned off access for pork barons' charity
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EU countries expel Russian diplomats in Navalny dispute
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House impeachment managers slam Trump in final pre-trial brief: 'Most grievous constitutional crime ever'
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Schumer and Ocasio-Cortez announce funds for families who lost a loved one during Covid but couldn't afford funeral
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Witnesses Could Prevent a Foregone Conclusion in Second Impeachment Trial
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Myanmar coup leader defends action amid mass protests
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China blocks growing social media app Clubhouse: reports
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High profile exit boosts Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Arkansas gubernatorial bid and cements Trump's influence on GOP
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Biden says "I hope to God I live up to" the job of being president
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Biden budget nominee Neera Tanden could face testy hearings amid scrutiny of inflammatory tweets
Former business partner of Giuliani associate gets one year in prison
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Immigrants, activists worry Biden won’t end Trump barriers
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Biden administration confirms updated guidance not to prioritize deporting those convicted of DUI, assault
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Democrats to work on Covid relief throughout a critical week in Washington
White House expects lawmakers' coronavirus aid "mark up" will track closely to Biden's plan
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New weed group tries to unify disparate cannabis factions
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Sessions not interested in another Alabama Senate run after Shelby retirement
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Biden administration drops lawsuit against California's net neutrality law
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Election turmoil splits West Virginia city’s evangelicals
'This is not justice.' Tenant activists upend U.S. eviction courts
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Myanmar Coup: Military Defends Takeover And Enacts Curfew As Protests Intensify
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Trump's impeachment proves Republicans don't understand the Constitution. They're not alone.
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New York certifies Claudia Tenney's victory in last unresolved House race of 2020
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Taliban's actions will complicate removing troops from Afghanistan
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Senate committees probe 22 agencies' response to Jan. 6 attack
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Alabama US Sen. Shelby announces he won’t seek a 7th term
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Stormy Daniels and Michael Cohen, once foes, talk Trump
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Republican John Cox jumps into California gubernatorial race, taking aim at Newsom, Faulconer
Musk-fuelled bitcoin surge triggers cryptocurrency exchange glitches
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Twitter eyes subscriptions for some features
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US goes full year without combat death in Afghanistan
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Obama 'alumni' create program to boost young Latinos in public service
Tesla announces $1.5 billion bitcoin bet, makes payments pledge
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Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin exits governor's race in a sign of Trump-backed Huckabee Sanders' strength
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DeSantis on going maskless at Super Bowl: 'I had to watch the Bucs win'

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Adding Supreme Court justices? Progressives may be on collision course with Joe Biden
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Senate Republicans back Trump as impeachment trial nears
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Cheney says she will not resign and GOP shouldn't embrace Trump
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Biden says women dropping out of workforce, closed schools are "national emergency"
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Trump campaign paid Arizona state lawmaker who pushed to overturn Biden win: Report
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US moves to rejoin UN rights council, reversing Trump anew
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Dominion spokesman: MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell 'is begging to be sued'
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US deploying B-1 bombers to Norway to send a message to Russia
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Chief Justice Roberts gave Senate 'strong signal' on Trump impeachment, Rand Paul says
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Inside Biden World’s plan to punish the GOP for opposing Covid relief
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Five things to watch in the Trump impeachment trial
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56% say Senate should convict Trump: POLL
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Bidens issue Super Bowl message focused on COVID
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Democrats to unveil $3,000 child benefit as part of Biden relief package
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Lawmakers lay blame on Trump over riot as second impeachment trial looms
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After Record 2020 Turnout, State Republicans Weigh Making It Harder To Vote
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We Sued Trump for Emoluments Violations. That Fight’s Just Getting Started.
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Graham says outcome of Trump impeachment trial "is really not in doubt"
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Cheney says she won’t quit the House after Wyoming censure
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Democrats set to introduce bill that provides $3,600 per child for some families: report
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GOP Sen. Pat Toomey says conviction of Trump is ‘very unlikely’ as Senate trial is set to start
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Mark Meadows foresees 'bipartisan agreement' to end impeachment trial
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U.S. Senate to pause Trump impeachment trial at end of week for Sabbath
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Nearly 90% of Military Hazing Complaints Come from the Marine Corps, Data Shows
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Analysis: Trump’s Senate trial matters regardless of outcome
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Rep. Pressley says hiding from 'white supremacist mob' on Jan. 6 was familiar in 'ancestral way'
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14 dead, 170 missing after Himalayan glacier bursts in India
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U.S. and China talk tough on Myanmar and Taiwan in tense first call since Biden took office
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Where Democrats and Republicans agree on Trump
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GOP registration drops after Capitol attack
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US spends $480M for troop deployment in DC after riot at Capitol: report
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Senate eyes speedy Trump impeachment trial
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Trump's second impeachment trial set to kick off this week amid questions about what it will look like
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Transcript: Sen. Lindsey Graham on "Face the Nation"
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Two-thirds of Americans approve of Biden's COVID-19 response: POLL
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Dems try to shoehorn major child poverty reduction plan into Covid bill
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George Shultz wasn’t ‘afraid to struggle against the odds’
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Protests sweep Myanmar to oppose coup, support Suu Kyi
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Rand Paul floats impeaching Chuck Schumer
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Could Arizona Senate contempt vote on election audit lead to arrest of Maricopa County supervisors?
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Sanders says it's 'absurd' to lower income threshold for stimulus checks
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Yellen: Biden’s plan could restore full employment by 2022
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Iran foreign minister: Restoring nuclear deal is responsibility of US
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Biden won’t deal with Xi or China like Trump did
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Iran nuclear deal: US sanctions will not be lifted for talks, says Biden
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Newsom recall crossed line from ‘possibility to probability’ as campaign nears threshold, organizer says
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Biden says U.S. won't lift sanctions until Iran halts uranium enrichment
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Biden: China should expect `extreme competition’ from US
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Thousands of (mostly mask-less) Bucs fans celebrate in Tampa streets
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Longtime Reagan Secretary of State George Shultz dies at 100
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Biden claim 'all the economics' show minimum wage increase helps economy fact-checked, but not by major outlets
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Debbie Dingell vows to be ‘one of the loudest screamers’ in support of $15 minimum wage
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Explainer: What's at stake for Israel's Netanyahu as corruption trial resumes?
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More Than A Month Later, It's Still Jan. 6 On Capitol Hill
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Graham says Trump will have 'a place in history' for Capitol riots
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Asian shares, oil buoyant on economic revival hopes
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Yellen says job market still "in a deep hole" with "a long way to dig out"
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For food banks filling the gap left by SNAP, Biden changes to food program will be a welcome respite
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Gov. DeSantis: Florida lifts people up by keeping businesses, schools open amid coronavirus pandemic
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'The Democratic version of John McCain'
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US warns Yemen’s Houthi rebels after terrorism delisting
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In Alabama, Workers At Amazon Warehouse Are Poised For Union Vote
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Trump could soon make a return to social media
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Hedge funds bet on oil's 'big comeback' after pandemic hobbles producers
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I Spent 11 Hours Inside the MAGA Bubble
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Super Bowl ads went for light humor. Not all succeeded
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READ: Transcript of Amanda Gorman's Super Bowl LV poem
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Israel PM Netanyahu pleads not guilty as corruption trial resumes
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Candace Owens says she's thinking about running for president
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Australian journalist formally arrested in China on suspicion of leaking secrets
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Antifa and Black Lives Matter protesters march through DC
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U.S. must undo damage to nuclear deal, Iran's foreign minister says
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Dear Dr. Li: Chinese Netizens Confess To The Late Coronavirus Whistleblower
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Capitol riot, Covid skepticism fuel right-wing extremism in Germany, intelligence agencies warn
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This Polish libel case could be tipping point in Holocaust research. Here's why.
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Democrats' big shift in Trump's second impeachment
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Top US union boss Richard Trumka disappointed in Biden's Keystone XL cancelation in new interview
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Brent approaches $60/bbl as supply cuts, stimulus hopes lift prices
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Scores Are Feared Dead In India After Himalayan Glacier Breaks Away
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Congo working to stop new Ebola outbreak in east
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Chicago district, teachers reach tentative deal to return to in-person instruction in phases


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Coronavirus News and Updates:
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New variants raise worry about COVID-19 virus reinfections
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UK variant spreading rapidly across US
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US ramping up Covid-19 genome sequencing to track variants, CDC director says
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Biden says team 'exceeding' goal of 100 million vaccine doses in first 100 days
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New variants raises worry over COVID reinfections
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My Mother Got Vaccinated. Is It Now Safe To Go Visit?
Cuomo unveils plan to revive New York City arts, moves up indoor dining reopening
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Here are the states allowing teachers to get Covid-19 vaccines
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Wild Super Bowl celebrations prompt COVID super-spreader worries
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Vaccine drive gains speed, but maskless fans fuel worries
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Schools plan for potential of remote learning into the fall
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Why South Africa Is Putting The AstraZeneca Vaccine On Hold
Global health officials back AstraZeneca vaccine after South Africa study rings alarm
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COVID-19 live updates: Airline blocks middle seats until April
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UN: ‘Concerning news’ vaccines may not work against variants
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Facebook Widens Ban On COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation In Push To Boost Confidence
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DOJ appeal delays Proud Boy's release
U.S. COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations log biggest weekly drops since pandemic started

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South Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccine drive
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Australia urges calm over AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine after South Africa suspends use
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Biden says it will be very difficult to achieve Covid herd immunity before summer’s end
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Fauci cautions against delaying second round of Covid vaccinations
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COVID-19 live updates: US has 1st day since November with fewer than 100K new cases
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Biden expects to take NFL up on offer to use stadiums as vaccination sites
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Gottlieb says vaccines should offer "reasonable protection" against coronavirus variants
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Covid reinfections may be more common than realized.
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If We Want to Defeat Covid, We Need to Boost Medicaid
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Biden will follow CDC school-reopening guidance this week, even though agency provided it months ago
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Biden validates CDC timeline for school reopenings guidance after White House injects confusion
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Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses coronavirus on "Face the Nation"
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Biden’s vaccine ad campaign hits roadblock: Not enough doses
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China reports no new local COVID-19 infection for first time in nearly two months
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Vaccine inequity prompts calls for federal response
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‘All open’: French flock to Madrid cafes for pandemic reprieve
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'Time is of the essence' on COVID relief: Secretary Pete Buttigieg
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Latino workers, groups blast California officials over Covid-19 vaccine rollout changes
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Transcript: WHO's Maria Van Kerkhove on "Face the Nation,"
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UK vaccine gambles paid off, while EU caution slowed it down
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Boat with 422 migrants, some with COVID-19, heads to Sicily
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Potential deal struck to get Chicago students back in classrooms, mayor says
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In the UK, Muslims find comfort in receiving vaccines at mosques
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In pandemic, more people choose to die at home
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UK won't issue 'immunity' COVID-19 passports
 
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