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Biden marks 'heartbreaking' 500K COVID deaths

President Joe Biden marked the "truly grim, heartbreaking milestone" of more than 500,000 COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. Monday. Touching on his own tragedies, Biden urged the nation to remember those lost and "resist becoming numb to the sorrow." (Feb. 22)      
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California County Counsel 'Disappointed' Over SCOTUS Decision to Resume Indoor Worship
On Friday, the Supreme Court ruled that Santa Clara County, California, could not enforce a ban on indoor worship services due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Why the Royal Family Is Terrified of an Interview Between Oprah and Meghan and Harry
The queen has good reason to dislike tell-all interviews.
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Body found along Kenilworth Avenue in Northeast D.C.
Body was discovered on ambulance call near Pr. George’s County line.
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ISIS bride Shamima Begum ‘angry, crying’ after UK nixes return to Britain
ISIS bride Shamima Begum was left “angry, upset and crying” after a court ruled she could not return to Britain to fight to get her U.K. citizenship back. The now 21-year-old is stuck in a detention camp in northern Syria after the UK Supreme Court unanimously turned down her request to come back to Britain...
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New Zealand’s largest city back to lockdown after COVID-19 case
WELLINGTON — New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Saturday that the country’s biggest city, Auckland, will go into a seven-day lockdown from early morning on Sunday after a new local case of the coronavirus of unknown origin emerged. This comes two weeks after Auckland’s nearly 2 million residents were plunged into a snap...
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Britain says goodbye to Captain Tom Moore, WWII vet and pandemic hero
His fundraising efforts earned him fame, admiration and a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth in July.
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GOP rep headlines conference where organizers push white nationalist rhetoric
GOP Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona was the surprise keynote speaker at a conference Friday night in Orlando, Florida, where speakers spread white nationalist rhetoric.
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New York’s COVID-19 cases, hospitalization keep falling
The number of New Yorkers hospitalized with COVID-19 continues to drop, hitting the lowest level since Dec. 12. The hospitalizations dropped to 5,445 Friday, Gov. Cuomo said Saturday. The state’s seven-day average positivity rate dropped to 3.18 percent, the lowest since Nov. 26. The daily positivity rate Friday was 2.85 percent, a slight tick up...
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VP Harris: "Baton is now in our hands"
US Vice President Kamala Harris spoke on Saturday at the White House's virtual Black History Month celebration. (Feb. 27)      
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Former champ Carla Esparza meets Yan Xiaonan at UFC Fight Night in May
A potential title eliminator in the strawweight division between Carla Esparza and Yan Xiaonan is on tap for May.       Related StoriesFormer champ Carla Esparza meets Yan Xiaonan at UFC Fight Night in May - EnclosureUFC 261 adds Brendan Allen vs. Karl Roberson to lineupUFC Fight Night 186 loses Angela Hill vs. Ashley Yoder hours before event start 
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NYC finally releases East River Park report, with heavy redactions
New York City finally made public a report — which it first claimed did not exist — on the East River Park reconstruction plan, but redacted dozens of pages of key details. Among the missing information is who worked on the “value engineering study” and a list of advantages and disadvantages of alternative construction plans....
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NBA veteran Jeremy Lin will not name person who called him 'coronavirus' on the court
Former NBA star Jeremy Lin will not be naming the person who called him "coronavirus" while he was playing basketball.
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House passes Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package
Overnight, the House of Representatives passed President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. The bill passed predominantly along party lines, with two Democrats voting against the plan. Congressman Earl Blumenauer, who represents Oregon's 3rd congressional district, spoke with Lana Zak about the impact the COVID-19 relief package will have on the country, and how it will help revitalize the nation's struggling restaurant industry.
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Donald Douglas, longtime PSAL executive director, dead at 58
Donald Douglas, the longtime executive director of the Public School Athletic League, died late Friday night, according to friend and PSAL colleague Dwayne Burnett. Douglas was 58, according to his Facebook page. Douglas died of a heart attack, while vacationing on the island of Jamaica, after a bad fall eventually caused a blood clot to...
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What Is The HBO Saturday Night Movie This Week?
Here's what movie you can look forward to seeing on HBO tonight.
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The court of international public opinion long ago found MBS guilty over Khashoggi murder. The US has just caught up
There is no mystery in how Jamal Khashoggi died, it was cold-blooded and brutal.
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The court of international public opinion long ago found MBS guilty over Khashoggi murder. The US has just caught up
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Intelligence report concludes Saudi Prince approved Khashoggi murder
The Biden administration released an intelligence report confirming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the 2018 murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. However, the administration isn't directly punishing the crown prince. Lana Zak spoke with Iyad el-Baghdadi, the co-founder of the Khashoggi Disinformation Monitor, about what this means for dissidents around the world.
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Manufacturing CEO: Before Biden, it felt like we were fighting the pandemic alone
A former Republican operative who now leads one of the nation's most powerful business groups is praising President Joe Biden's efforts to defeat the coronavirus pandemic.
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Richard Grenell Suggests He'll Run for California Governor, Attacks Gavin Newsom
After calling for Newsom to be recalled, the former acting director of national intelligence ended his CPAC speech by seeming to hint at a gubernatorial run.
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Gold Trump statue on sale at CPAC for $100,000
ORLANDO, Fla. — A bizarre gold statue of former President Trump clad in sandals and waving a magic wand is currently on sale at CPAC — for anyone with a cool $100,000 to spend. “He’s wearing a business suit because he’s a business man. The red tie represents the Republican party, the red white and blue...
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Former Giant Louis Nix reported missing months after being shot
Louis Nix, a former defensive lineman for the Giants who survived a shooting in December, has been reported missing by his mother. Nix left his father’s Jacksonville, Fla., home at approximately 10 a.m. on Tuesday and has not returned, according to a missing person poster shared to social media. Nix’s mother told Action News Jacksonville...
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WWII novel reveals forgotten story of trains that saved Italy’s kids from ruin
In “The Children’s Train” by Viola Ardone (HarperVia, out now) a little-known period in Italian history is the focus of the novel – and a fascinating look at post-World War II Italy as seen through the eyes of a young boy.  The novel focuses on Amerigo, a 7-year-old living in Naples with his single mother,...
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'We're done with that lifestyle': Jessica Watkins, Ohio woman charged in Capitol riot, renounces Oath Keepers
Jessica Watkins, 38, says she has disbanded her local armed group and is canceling her Oath Keeper membership after her arrest.       
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Two skiers defy death in Yosemite descent
Two skiers navigated a thin layer of snow with no margin for error down the precipitous shoulder of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park and alternately skied and rappelled back to the valley floor in an unusually daring feat. (Feb. 27)      
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Tunisian Ennahda party demands unity during protest
Thousands of supporters of Tunisia's biggest political party, Ennahda, held a demonstration in central Tunis on Saturday demanding national unity amid a stand off between the country's President and Prime Minister. (Feb. 27)      
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‘Impeach’ billboard vents fury over Gov. Cuomo nursing home scandal
Don’t get mad, get a billboard. An Albany gun-store owner is venting his fury over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s nursing home scandal with a giant highway sign calling for his impeachment. “The purpose is to demand that he be held accountable for the mass deaths at the nursing homes,” Brian Olesen told The Post. “Our original...
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Rep. Lauren Boebert had this response to MSNBC host comparing her gun display to Osama bin Laden's
Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., was quick to dismiss remarks made by MSNBC host Chris Hayes, who compared her on-camera gun display to Osama bin Laden's. 
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Colorado man sentenced to almost 20 years in prison for plotting to bomb a historic synagogue
A Colorado man was sentenced to more than 19 years in prison on Friday for plotting to blow up the 119-year-old Temple Emanuel Synagogue in Pueblo, Colorado.
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Dems’ new COVID relief bill mainly subsidizes health care for the rich
Democrats’ holy grail is reducing income inequality. So it’s ironic that they are considering a bill to expand ObamaCare that will primarily benefit richer households and health-insurance companies.  The massive coronavirus relief bill racing through Congress provides substantial new health-insurance subsidies to upper-income households. A 60-year-old couple with two kids making $200,000 would receive a...
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Biden is walking a tightrope on Saudi Arabia
Biden's decision reflects the reality of the longtime marriage of convenience between the world's longest-standing democracy and the world's most absolute monarchy -- a relationship has always been based on mutual interests, writes Peter Bergen.
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UFC 261 adds Brendan Allen vs. Karl Roberson to lineup
The two middleweight fighters will look to bounce back from 2020 losses.       Related StoriesUFC Fight Night 186 loses Angela Hill vs. Ashley Yoder hours before event startDustin Poirier says Nate Diaz fight at welterweight among future optionsKhamzat Chimaev targets June return, warns Neil Magny to 'be ready' 
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UN chief calls new report a "red alert" for Earth
Global emissions must be reduced by roughly 45% by 2030 to limit devastating impacts of climate change, but nations are on track to reduce emissions by less than 1%, report says.
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Abigail Breslin’s dad Michael dead at age 78 of COVID-19
"I’m in shock and devastation," she began a lengthy Instagram post on Friday. 
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02/27: CBS This Morning Saturday
FDA vaccine advisers recommend Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine; The Dish: Chef Edy Massih on Lebanese roots, new shop
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Joseph Duffey, educator and antiwar activist behind influential Senate campaign, dies at 88
He ran for the Senate in 1970 as a Connecticut Democrat and later led the National Endowment for the Humanities and the U.S. Information Agency.
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Long Island Cemetery Worker Killed When Grave Collapses on Him
A cemetery worker on Long Island was killed Thursday when the sides of a grave collapsed on him as he was leveling the bottom.
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WWII Plane Fly-Past Honors Captain Tom Moore at Funeral
The private service was small, attended by just eight members of the veteran's immediate family
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Albert Pujols says he hasn't decided if he'll retire at end of season
A week after his wife indicated on Instagram this would be Albert Pujols' final season, the Angels slugger says he hasn't decided on when he'll retire.
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Ric Grenell won't rule out run for California governor amid Newsom recall, says GOP can win
Former Acting Director of National Intelligence Ric Grenell didn't rule out running for California governor after teasing a potential challenge to Gov. Gavin Newsom in his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), he told Fox News on Saturday.
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Hawley suggests Biden elevate Trump-era judges, but warns president is 'in thrall to radical left wing'
Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., on Friday suggested that President Biden, in a show of bipartisanship, pick Trump-appointed district court judges for seats on appeals courts when his administration begins to make judicial nominations. 
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Riverside hockey repeats as NVHSL champion after completing tenuous season
The Rams overcame several coronavirus issues and beat undefeated Briar Woods in the title game Friday.
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Lady Gaga’s grandmother thrilled that stolen dogs returned safely
Nonna is going gaga. Lady Gaga’s grandmother told The Post Saturday she is ecstatic her famous granddaughter’s purloined pooches have been safely recovered. “I was upset that my granddaughter was upset,” 90-year-old Angeline Germanotta said. “I’m happy they recovered the dogs and I hope they’re alright.” Angeline said she been a nervous wreck ever since...
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CNN's Joe Johns explains Biden's short speech as relief bill heads to Senate
President Joe Biden says Americans are "one step closer" to relief after the House voted to approve the $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package. CNN's Joe Johns explains the president's short remarks as the bill heads to the Senate.
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Archeologists Find Intact Ceremonial Chariot Near Pompeii
Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy announced Saturday the discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot.
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Islanders who call Prince Philip a ‘god’ plan to worship Charles next
Since his hospitalization for an infection on Feb. 16, global concern has swelled for the health of Britain’s 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh, aka Prince ­Philip. But news of the royal’s illness is only just reaching the South Pacific island of Tanna, where an estimated 700 of its 29,000 inhabitants worship the royal as a god. The...
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Ancient ceremonial chariot unearthed in Pompeii
Excavators have discovered a large four-wheel ceremonial chariot at a villa near Pompeii, an ancient city in southern Italy.
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New Haven, Connecticut, police secure arrest warrant for suspect in Yale student's killing
Police in New Haven, Connecticut, say they have secured an arrest warrant charging MIT graduate student Qinxuan Pan with murder in the fatal shooting of Yale University student Kevin Jiang earlier this month.
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