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Lawmaker asks Pentagon watchdog to examine military probe into paratrooper's killing

Saturday  13:35,   23 october 2021

House Rep. Norma Torres (D-Calif.) is asking a Pentagon watchdog to examine the military's investigation into the death of a paratrooper.In a letter sent Tuesday to Department of Defense Inspector General Sean O'Donnell, Torres requested the >>>

'Never seen a newborn that size': After 19 miscarriages, Arizona couple has 14-pound baby

Saturday  13:30,   23 october 2021

Cary and Tim Patonai welcomed son Finnley two weeks early. Their baby boy weighed in over 14 pounds – twice the size of an average newborn. “Finnley was a little celebrity at the hospital. Everyone wanted a selfie with him,” Cary, 36, told TODAY.... >>>

White House details plans to vaccinate 28M children age 5-11

Saturday  12:40,   23 october 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — Children ages 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician's office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school, the White House said Wednesday as it detailed plans for the expected authorization >>>

Biden's border chief candidate backs Trump's Title 42 policy denying right of asylum

Saturday  12:40,   23 october 2021

President Joe Biden's pick for border chief would keep a Trump administration policy that denies migrants the right of asylum because of COVID-19.On Tuesday, Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus, Biden's pick for U.S. Customs and Border Protection... >>>

More than 1,800 Washington state workers quit or were fired after refusing COVID vaccine

Saturday  12:35,   23 october 2021

More than 1,800 Washington state workers have quit or have been fired over the state's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.This equates to about 3% of the 63,000 Washington state workers who were told they needed to be fully vaccinated by Monday, according >>>

New York lawyers plead guilty in Molotov cocktail case

Saturday  12:35,   23 october 2021

New York lawyers plead guilty in Molotov cocktail case(Reuters) - Two New York lawyers pleaded guilty on Wednesday for their roles in a Molotov cocktail attack during May 2020 protests sparked by George Floyd's... >>>

‘Left behind’: For those with weakened immune systems, vaccines have not provided same freedoms

Saturday  12:05,   23 october 2021

For many people with weakened immune systems, vaccines have not offered the same degree of relief and return to normalcy as they have for those with no underlying health conditions. Your browser does not support this video Some, like Giuliana, are... >>>

Texas Family Say They Were Evicted Even After Relief Program Paid Back Rent

Saturday  11:10,   23 october 2021

Cherice Scott arrived home on October 5 to find herself evicted, and recalled her terror at the thought of her family ending up homeless. "I have four children and it's all about them. I'm sorry, I'm still trying to process all of this," she told... >>>

Parkland killer Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty, FDA OKs mixing COVID boosters: 5 Things podcast

Saturday  11:10,   23 october 2021

The mass murderer will now try to avoid the death penalty. House votes on whether to hold Steve Bannon in contempt, Equal Pay Day: 5 Things podcastPodcasts: True crime, in-depth interviews and more USA TODAY podcasts right... >>>

Colorado student says she was forced to tape mask to face

Saturday  11:10,   23 october 2021

A Colorado middle school student says she was forced to tape a mask to her face during class. The mother of the student at Chinook Trail Middle School in Academy School District 20 said a teacher forced her daughter to tape the mask to her face... >>>

Benton Harbor water crisis latest: City now has no water

Saturday  11:10,   23 october 2021

A water main break in Benton Harbor, Michigan, has resulted in a city-wide loss of water that has shuttered schools and upended businesses on Thursday. Your browser does not support this video © Seth Herald/Reuters Volunteers with Southwest... >>>

Minneapolis officer charged in crash that killed innocent driver during pursuit

Saturday  10:50,   23 october 2021

The July 6 crash killed Leneal Frazier, who not involved in the chase. He was the uncle of the woman who filmed George Floyd's killing.Officer Brian Cummings, 37, was chasing a stolen vehicle early July 6 at around 90 mph in a residential... >>>

Crew member yelled 'cold gun' as he handed Alec Baldwin prop weapon, court document shows

Saturday  10:50,   23 october 2021

An assistant director handed Alec Baldwin a prop firearm and yelled "cold gun" before the actor fired and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza, according to court documents. © Jim Weber/The New Mexican A distraught... >>>

Florida's palm trees could become the next victim of the climate crisis

Saturday  10:50,   23 october 2021

When you think of Florida, images of beaches and palm trees come to mind. But what if those palm trees were slowly replaced with other trees? That's what could happen over time thanks to climate change. Groups in Florida are choosing to plant... >>>

Jarstein to Corona Disease: "Clearly clear for the vaccine»

Saturday  10:40,   23 october 2021

Torwart Rune Jarstein by Hertha BSC has evolved clearly for the vaccine against the Coronavirus after a surviving Covid-19-disease with the following heart muscle inflammation. "I've been vaccinated after my illness. I find it good and important to >>>