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Joe Biden Launches Community Corps to Boost Covid-19 Vaccinations

The campaign comes amid worries that reluctance to get vaccinated will delay the nation’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
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UN Condemns Violence Against Myanmar Protesters And Deaths

The U.N. Security Council late Thursday strongly condemned the use of violence against peaceful protesters and the deaths of hundreds of civilians in Myanmar, but dropped the threat of possible future action against the military following the Feb. 1 coup.
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Texas Mother Accused Of Killing Son, 6, For Insurance Money

A Houston woman took out two life insurance policies on her 6yearold son before giving him lethal doses of medications and over the counter drugs that caused him frightening hallucinations before he died, prosecutors said Thursday.
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US Looks To Keep Critical Sectors Safe From Cyberattacks

A top Biden administration official says the government is undertaking a new effort to help electric utilities, water districts and other critical industries protect against potentially damaging cyberattacks.
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West Virginia Gov, Company Ordered To Pay $6.8M In Coal Feud

A federal judge in Delaware has ordered West Virginia Gov. James Justice and one of his familyowned coal companies to pay $6.8 million for breaching a contract with a Pennsylvania coal exporter.
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New York Ethics Agency’s Role In Cuomo Allegations Unclear

As impeachment investigators in the New York legislature and the attorney generals office take the lead in investigating allegations of power abuses and improprieties by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, it remains to be seen what role might be played by the state’s ethics agency.
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Harris To Move Into Official VP Residence Next Week

After more than two months of living in temporary housing, Vice President Kamala Harris will soon be able to unpack and unwind at her official residence on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory.
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Mexican Soldiers Accused In 2014 Massacre Re-arrested

Seven Mexican soldiers who were accused in the 2014 army killings of 22 drug cartel suspects but later freed have been rearrested, a human rights group confirmed Thursday.
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Coin Firm Pays It Forward After Georgia Man Paid In Pennies

A global company has stepped in to solve quite a coinundrum for a Georgia man.