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St. Vincent covered in ash as volcano activity continues
Much of St. Vincent remains covered in ash, following eruptions at the island's La Soufriere volcano.
What are vaccine 'passports' and why are they controversial?
Scannable digital certificates to prove vaccination status could help the fully vaccinated gain entry into events or businesses
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Cities win immigration policing dispute with US government
DOJ won't challenge rulings police can't be made to enforce immigration laws.
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Cicada invasion: After 17 years underground, billions to emerge this spring
Billions of cicadas will emerge this spring when conditions are just right -- when the soil is 64 degrees and on a night that's humid enough, but free of wind and rain.
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High court halts Calif. virus rules limiting home worship
The changes come after infection rates have gone down in the state.
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Another round of severe storms expected Saturday in South
About 6 million people will be facing damaging winds, flooding rain and a few tornadoes.
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Senate filibuster's racist past fuels arguments for its end
The Senate filibuster is coming under fresh scrutiny.
Arizona wildfire destroys 12 homes; 200 people evacuated
The fire burned through thick vegetation at the bottom of Gila River.
Senior Biden official overseeing border stepping down at end of month
The administration said she'd committed to serve the first 100 days in office.
House Ethics Committee opens investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz
The House Ethics Committee said Friday it would open a bipartisan investigation into the wide-ranging allegations against Rep. Matt Gaetz.
Pfizer asks regulators to give vaccine to kids as young as 12
Pfizer asks federal regulators to allow its vaccine to go to kids as young as 12, as health officials warn youth sports are driving stubborn community spread.
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Biden returns prisoner-of-war flag to perch atop White House
President Joe Biden has restored the prisoner-of-war/missing-in-action flag to its former location atop the White House
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Biden appoints commission to study adding seats, term limits for Supreme Court
President Joe Biden will create a commission to study possible changes to the Supreme Court, including adding seats or instituting term limits, the White House announced.
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Gaetz hires prominent New York lawyers amid federal probe
Gaetz says he plans to keep his seat.
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Legendary rapper and Ruff Ryder alum DMX dies at age 50
Legendary rapper and Ruff Ryder alum DMX has died at age 50 after suffering a heart attack earlier this month.
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Royal family members, world leaders react to Prince Philip's death
Prince Philip passed away April 9, 2021, at Windsor Castle.
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Hearing to decide fate of Dakota Access pipeline permit
A federal court hearing will determine whether the Dakota Access oil pipeline should be allowed to continue operating without a key permit while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts an environmental review on the project
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Off-duty Pentagon police officer charged with murder for allegedly killing 2
David Hall Dixon, a Pentagon Force Protection Agency Police Officer, has been charged with second-degree murder.
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What health experts say about rare COVID-19 cases after full vaccination
Health departments and scientific studies have documented rare cases of people who got infected or sick with COVID-19 despite being vaccinated.
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Capitol riot defendant claims he was attacked by DC jail guards, lawyer says
A Pennsylvania man charged with assaulting officers during the Capitol riot says he was beaten by two guards at the D.C. Correctional Facility, according to his lawyer.
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Preliminary results lean 'no' in Amazon union vote count
The closely-watched union vote count at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama has waged on for over a week, and early results lean not in favor of unionization.
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More than 30 million people on alert for severe weather
States that are in the bullseye Friday are Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas.
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Britain's Prince Philip dies at age 99
Britain's Prince Philip, a stalwart supporter of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, for over seven decades, died Friday. He was 99.
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Medical witnesses clash with defense over George Floyd's death
Medical personnel from various backgrounds have testified in Derek Chauvin's trial, painting a grave picture of George Floyd's last moments.
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Associate of Matt Gaetz could cooperate with probe as part of plea deal: Prosecutors
An associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz who is currently facing sex charges is considering a plea deal that could involve him cooperating with the Gaetz probe, prosecutors said.
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Manchin's firm stance on filibuster, reconciliation threatens ambitious Biden agenda
Without Sen. Joe Manchin's backing, President Joe Biden may have to trim some of his most ambitious legislative efforts or abandon them entirely.
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Chip shortage forces more production cuts by GM, Ford
The global shortage of semiconductors is forcing General Motors and Ford to further cut production at North American factories as chip supplies seem to be growing tighter
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'Several victims' in Texas office shooting; suspect at large
There are "several victims" from a Thursday afternoon shooting at an office in Bryan, Texas, just outside of College Station, officials said.
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McConnell's home state bridge symbol of infrastructure standoff with Biden
"It's a choke point for the entire country," a local business owner said of the Brent Spent Bridge, which spans the Ohio River between Cincinnati and northern Kentucky.
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Gaetz associate working toward plea deal with prosecutors
It's a significant step in the case.
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