Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Tuesday, March 9, 2021 (1 Viewer)

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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka speaks to union members and other federal employees at a rally. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo

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House passes labor overhaul, pitting unions against the filibuster
“We’re not going to let a few people stop it from happening,” AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said. “Its time has come. Its time is long past due to be enacted. And we’ll do it."

Updated 10:44 PM CST

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Between Trump and a hard place: Senate's McConnell faces bipartisan unpopularity - poll
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GOP struggles to define Biden, turns to culture wars instead
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Biden’s ‘Morning in America’ moment sparks a furious debate
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U.S. House approves expanded protections for labor union organizing
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Pelosi says GOP will vote against COVID-19 relief and then take credit for it
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'Shout it from the rooftops': $1.9T Covid bill delivers stimulus and a political fight
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Cruz, Hawley blast Biden after overwhelmed CBP shuts down Arizona highway checkpoints
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Biden’s Russia credentials questioned over European pipeline
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Trump makes cash grab in bid to dominate GOP
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'Shoot till they are dead': Some Myanmar police flee to India after refusing orders
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A top House Republican says the GOP has gone 'off the rails' and risks becoming a 'regional party' - BI
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Biden won’t put his name on relief checks, unlike Trump
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House GOP struggles over conservative hardliners' tactics: 'It's a pain in the a**'
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Manhattan prosecutors intensifying probe into Trump's New York estate: report
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Why Ted Cruz and Tom Cotton Are Like Trump Cover Bands
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GOP Texas lawmaker introduces anti-abortion bill that could allow death penalty for violators
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Latino civil rights group sues to block new Iowa voting law
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Rep. Tim Ryan Blows Up At GOP In Fiery House Floor Speech: 'Stop Talking About Dr. Seuss' - HP
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FBI releases new video of pipe bomb suspect near U.S. Capitol (video)
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Verkada surveillance cameras at Tesla, hundreds more businesses breached: hackers
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Biden plans media and travel blitz to sell relief plan -- and make the benefits permanent
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House approves pro-union bill despite dim Senate odds
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New law bans nearly all abortions in Arkansas
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Biden pressed by banks to extend loan program as expiration looms
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Trump blasts Biden's handling of border crisis: 'Our country is being destroyed'
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Dozens of Capitol rioters were turned in by childhood friends, family members, colleagues and ex-lovers...
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Newsom defends pandemic policy record amid recall push
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Arkansas governor signs near-total abortion ban into law
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GOP leaders reiterate commitment to working with Trump amid back-and-forth
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Myanmar security forces raid compound of striking rail workers
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Buckingham Palace issues first statement since Harry and Meghan interview
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House Republicans Jordan, Gaetz join #FreeBritney
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VP Kamala Harris takes another solo call with a world leader
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Biden team refuses to say Uyghur genocide ongoing
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Texts show county commissioner, wealthy developer said vaccination drive for wealthy ZIP codes would give Florida governor exposure...
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Journalist arrested and pepper-sprayed during BLM protests pleaded: 'This is my job'
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Biden dogs temporarily moved from White House after incident
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Biden picks 2 antitrust crusaders. But his biggest choices come next.
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California recall threat puts pressure on Newsom speech
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Top Republicans seek to tamp down concerns over Trump's funding demands
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Meghan's dad says he's apologized to duchess "at least 100 times"
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GOP senators fume over prisoners getting stimulus
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Cuomo accused of touching aide at the Executive Mansion: report
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Secretary of Defense to contact Manchin after Republicans raise concerns about Pentagon nominee's tweets
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Photos: Protesters met with bullet, tear gas
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The conservatives strike back: House floor fight imperils popular bills
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How Biden's Solidarity Emboldened a Liberal Push for Power in Alabama - NY Times
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How Democrats in Congress are spending $2 trillion on COVID relief
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Biden dog Major in doghouse after injuring security agent
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Hacker group says it breached tens of thousands of cameras
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Lawsuit Argues 'Ticking Time Bomb' Could Invalidate Thousands Of Health Rules
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Biden order on gender identity harms women and girls, warns women's rights group
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Pentagon extends National Guard presence at Capitol through May 23
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Westerners are increasingly scared of traveling to China as threat of detention rises
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Color-coded passage: Why smugglers are tagging U.S.-bound migrants with wristbands
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Sixth woman accuses Cuomo of inappropriate behavior
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Florida lawsuit against Biden administration says ICE guidance puts Americans in danger
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Roger Mudd, legendary CBS News reporter, has died at 93
How much will your stimulus check be?
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Blinken to appear before Foreign Affairs Committee
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Myanmar junta inks $2M deal for PR help

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Wave of retirements signals battles ahead for Republicans
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Republican donations surge despite corporate boycott after Capitol riots
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Border numbers expected to show wave as migrant children in custody triples, Biden DHS asks for help
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Republicans join Democrats to urge Biden make 'comprehensive' deal with Iran
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U.S. Justice Department nominee Gupta vows strong antitrust enforcement
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Georgia House votes to repeal Civil War-era citizen's arrest law a year after Ahmaud Arbery killed
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Dozens of Trump appointees 'burrow' into Biden government
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Pentagon to OK extending National Guard at Capitol
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Biden admin ditches Trump plan to limit immigration for those who may need gov't aid
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Georgia Elections Official Responds To Bills That Would Make Voting Harder
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Blunt's retirement deals blow to McConnell inner circle
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House Dems will take up $1.9 trillion spending bill Wednesday, sending it to Biden
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'Really messy': Why the hack of Microsoft's email system is getting worse
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Psaki: Biden faces 'difficult choices' on child migrant surge
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Trump State Department appointee violated his oath of office at Capitol riot, DOJ says
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Trump's House GOP fans don his mantle as they seek higher office
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Democrats face fresh headaches after relief bill win
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Prosecutors: Oath Keepers' Founder Was In Direct Contact With Capitol Rioters
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Rand Paul urges vaccinated people to 'trash your mask'
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Trump allies aiming to replace retiring GOP establishment senators
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Jimmy Carter says he’s sad, angry over Georgia voting bills
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GOP Idaho lawmakers aim to defund party's AG
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Twitter sues Texas AG, alleging retaliation for banning Trump
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Georgia remains at center of voting rights fight after state Senate passes bill to restrict those rights
First juror picked in George Floyd case
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South Dakota lawmakers put off attorney general's impeachment
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Biden Justice Department stops defending Trump rule that limits benefits for immigrants
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Biden DOJ nominee Vanita Gupta expresses 'regret' over anti-GOP remarks: 'I apologize'
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Meghan’s racism claims come as no surprise to Black Britons
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Biden asks SCOTUS to dismiss Trump 'public charge' immigration case
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Postal Service Delivered Vast Majority Of Mail Ballots On Time, Report Finds
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Royal family says it is 'saddened' by claims in Meghan and Harry interview
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'91 percent' of Democrats' $1.9T coronavirus bill doesn't address COVID recovery: Ernst
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Merrick Garland's confirmation expected, but DOJ nominees of color Vanita Gupta, Kristen Clarke face greater criticism
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Piers Morgan to leave 'Good Morning Britain' after 41,000 complaints over Meghan remarks
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3rd juror selected in trial for ex-cop charged in Floyd's death, despite plea to halt
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Microsoft server hack has victims hustling to stop intruders
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House Democrats end controversial consultant ban
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Senate retirements open GOP to Trumpier future: The Note
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Becerra gets assist from several GOP state AGs as conservatives try to torpedo nomination
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DOJ asks Supreme Court to dismiss case related to Trump era "public charge" rule
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Biden Covid relief plan gives bigger boost to lower-income Americans than Trump tax cuts, study says
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Queen Elizabeth responds to Prince Harry, Meghan interview with Oprah Winfrey
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Michelle Obama to be inducted into National Women's Hall of Fame
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Sanders claims Newsom faces recall because he told 'people to wear masks'
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Texas lawmakers spearhead bipartisan border bill to help law enforcement better patrol Rio Grande
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Second party official dies in custody in Myanmar
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Rep. Dan Crenshaw Decided Pandemic Was Perfect Time to Buy and Not Disclose Stocks - DB
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What Went Wrong: Analysis Of Police Handcuffing, Pepper Spraying 9-Year-Old Girl
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Covid relief package marks a shift in US battle against poverty
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Trial for ex-cop charged in George Floyd's death forges on, for now
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Ashli Babbitt's family weighs lawsuit in Capitol shooting death
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President Biden's COVID-19 stimulus bill is on the brink of becoming law. Here's where it stands
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Nevada Democratic Party staff quit after Sanders backers take over
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Boebert targets Pelosi, Capitol fencing in new ad: 'Madam Speaker, tear down this wall'
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Derek Chauvin trial: How will lawyers find impartial jurors?
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Republicans put procedural delay on Haaland's nomination
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Biden is stacking his administration with antitrust activists, signaling his intent to crack down on Big Tech - BI
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Biden's pick for DOJ No. 3 apologizes for 'harsh rhetoric'
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Teenager, arrested in connection with U.S. Capitol riots, assaulted by fellow inmate, lawyer says
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Daylight saving time is back this weekend, and so is the annual controversy about the practice
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140 lawmakers call for Biden administration to take 'comprehensive' approach to Iran
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Biden visits DC hardware store to highlight Paycheck Protection Program
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White House says first dogs remain ‘beloved members’ of family after reported biting incident
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Prosecutor warns Whitmer could face charges of nursing home deaths
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Missouri AG slams Biden's 'unconstitutional' climate order
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US to Yemen’s Houthis: Stop attacking, start negotiating
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"Shoot me instead," nun pleads with Myanmar junta's security forces
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Trump, RNC clash over using his name in fundraising
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Kinzinger is on a mission to save the Republican Party. The question is whether the party wants saving
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Texas mayor says immigration surge could become dangerous without help from the federal government
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Dems' House majority is about to get tighter
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US expert panel says lung cancer screenings for smokers should now start at 50
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Here's What's In The American Rescue Plan As It Heads Toward Final Passage
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Inside Team Trump’s New Plot to Suppress the Vote Under Biden - DB
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Top DOJ nominees vow independence; Vanita Gupta opposes moves to defund the police
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Meghan and Harry interview: Palace taking race issues 'very seriously'
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Man Sentenced In 2016 Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire In Oakland, Calif., That Killed 36
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UAE is among the world’s fastest-growing tax havens, study finds
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Why Donald Trump is fighting Republicans over his name
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Left-wing activists target NYC schools' gifted programs in new lawsuit
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US officials: report on oil and gas sale ban due by summer


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Coronavirus News and Updates:
Updated 10:44 PM CST

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Democrats spar over COVID-19 vaccine strategy
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Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 package clears procedural vote in U.S. House
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Alaska becomes 1st state to open vaccinations to all adults
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World moves to embrace vaccine passports. Trudeau's not so sure
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The nation's capital has asked the Biden administration for help with lagging vaccine rollout, but it hasn't come yet
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Exclusive: Quad nations meeting to announce financing to boost India vaccine output - U.S. official
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"K-shaped" economic recovery shows pandemic's uneven impact, even a year later
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Here's where mask mandates stand across the US
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Trisha Yearwood says she has recovered from COVID-19, thanks fans for support
Covid-19: UK rejects 'completely false' EU vaccine export ban claim
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In The '24th Mile' Of A Marathon, Fauci And Collins Reflect On Their Pandemic Year
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Analysis: Japan's 'solidarity' quake tax may be model to foot pandemic bill

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After year of isolation, vaccinated older Americans start to reclaim their lives
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FDA authorizes new T-cell test that could be game changer for COVID-19 long haulers
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Airline and business groups press U.S. to take lead in "virus passport" development
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Biden team renews focus on Covid therapies
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New CDC guidelines a blow for ailing airline industry
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COVID-19 relief bill would bring major health cost savings to millions of people
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UK says it has not blocked any COVID-19 vaccine exports
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Volunteers are key at vaccine sites. It pays off with a shot
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Russia's Sputnik V could be made in European Union after reported deals
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AP-NORC poll: Many in US still face COVID-19 financial loss
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Pfizer vaccine neutralizes key COVID variants
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EU rejects accusations of 'vaccine nationalism'
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Tyson Foods offering free and on-site vaccines to workers
CDC faces scrutiny over data gaps
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Doctors for reopening schools say CDC cited study improperly
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Smithsonian obtains vial from 1st US COVID-19 vaccine dose
 
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