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Biden says there will be enough vaccine for American adults by end of May
President Joe Biden announces on Tuesday a major partnership between Merck & Co and Johnson & Johnson to produce the single-shot COVID-19 vaccine.
Fallout from Texas energy crisis continues
The fallout from the Texas power crisis that left millions in the state without heat and potable water following back-to-back winter storms is continuing.
A string of family deaths surround tragedy of Lori Vallow’s children
The investigation revealed a much darker tale beyond the missing kids.
Texas governor to end mask mandate, allow businesses reopen at full capacity
Gov. Greg Abbott ended Texas' statewide mask mandate and announced an executive order to allow all businesses to reopen at full capacity.
Navy service member killed as 5 military trucks involved in crash
The accident occurred near Camp Pendleton.
Historical remains found during construction reburied in NYC
New York city officials say human remains of early New Yorkers that were discovered during construction in and around Washington Square Park have been reburied inside the park
Florida deputy suspended for Facebook post about Muslims
A central Florida sheriff’s deputy was suspended for nearly a month after a civil rights group asked for an investigation into his Facebook posts about Muslims
Mississippi congressman Palazzo accused of misusing funds
The House Ethics Committee is reviewing ethics allegations against a Mississippi congressman
Doctors Without Borders staffer killed in north Syria camp
The international aid organization Doctors Without Borders says a staff member was killed and three were injured in separate incidents last month in a camp for displaced people in northeast Syria
No charges in police shooting of Black man in Kansas City
A Kansas City police officer who shot and killed a Black man last year will not be charged
Americans accused of helping Carlos Ghosn escape arrive in Japan
The American father and son duo accused of aiding former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn in his dramatic international escape have arrived in Japan.
Watchdog agency says 2020 census is still on high-risk list
A watchdog agency again has classified the 2020 census as high risk because of efforts last fall by the Trump administration to shorten the door-knocking and data-processing phases of the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident
Multiple fatalities in California crash: Highway patrol
Multiple people have died in a two-vehicle crash in Southern California Tuesday morning, the California Highway Patrol told ABC News.
Judge speaks out on returning to bench 7 months after son's murder
Judge Esther Salas says her son Daniel would want her to return to work and not be deterred.
Biden hits Russia with sanctions for opposition leader's poisoning, detention
President Joe Biden has hit Russia with sanctions over the poisoning and detention of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton advisor, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former advisor to President Bill Clinton, has died
No big gatherings for Saint Patrick's Day in Boston: 'So close to a finish line'
Boston's mayor is urging residents to avoid large gatherings for Saint Patrick's Day.
279 Nigerian schoolgirls freed days after being kidnapped, official says
Hundreds of students who were abducted from an all-girls boarding school in northwestern Nigeria last week have been released, authorities said Tuesday.
Lawyer for family of girl injured in pre-Super Bowl crash speaks out
Tom Porto, who is representing the Young family, whose daughter was injured in a pre-Super Bowl crash involving a former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach, speaks out.
Major flooding continues in South as Northeast hit with cold blast
There is major to near historic river flooding in parts of the Mid-South, especially in Kentucky on Tuesday.
4 former surgeons general join call for 'National Vaccine Day'
Four former U.S. surgeons general join call for a federal National Vaccine Day.
'Too many': Thousands of students 'missing' from school systems amid pandemic
A notable number of students are unaccounted for in school systems across the country.
'Big lie' spreads into GOP efforts to limit ballot access: The Note
Tuesday is a huge day for voting rights in Washington, but developing action could be even more consequential at the state level.
Father, 2 young children found dead days after disapperance, authorities say
A Missouri father and his two young children were found dead Monday, four days after they had disappeared, authorities said.
FBI chief to face questions on extremism, Capitol riot
FBI Director Chris Wray is set to testify for the first time since the deadly Jan. 6 deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol
Court mulling whether to reinstate 3rd-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin
An appeals court is mulling whether to reinstate a 3rd-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin in George Floyd's death
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Infuriated by Dems dropping minimum wage hike, progressives say 'time for wealth tax'
With Democrats abandoning a minimum wage hike, progressives focus on a new "ultra-rich" tax.
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Minimum wage hike all but dead in Senate virus relief bill
It looms as an initial test of his ability to unite Democrats in the Senate.
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DHS chief defends Biden admin on immigration, says Trump 'gutted' system
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas blamed the Trump administration for having "gutted" the immigration system.
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Major test for Voting Rights Act at Supreme Court as GOP pushes new election rules
As Republicans in nearly every state push new voting restrictions, the Supreme Court will decide how those new rules should be judged under federal civil rights law.
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