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 2022-01-14 23:32 

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First lady visits Kentucky neighborhood struck by tornado...

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden visited a tornado-ravaged neighborhood in Kentucky on Friday to meet with residents and local leaders. The Bowling Green neighborhood was one of several areas hit hard by Dec. 10 tornadoes that tore th...

 2022-01-14 23:31 

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Woman, 91, still missing 2 weeks after massive Colorado fire...

DENVER (AP) — Near the starting point of a Colorado wildfire that destroyed over 1,000 homes and buildings, one man stayed home in an apparent attempt to save a voluminous collection of papers documenting his family's history plus his personal w...

 2022-01-14 23:31 

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Witnesses: Man jumped onto truck hood before fatal shooting...

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Two witnesses told police that a man shot by an off-duty North Carolina deputy jumped onto the hood of the deputy's truck, videos released Friday show. Fayetteville Police officials made portions of three police body c...

 2022-01-14 22:59 

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FACT FOCUS: Posts mislead on nonprofit vaccine rules...

Critics of vaccine requirements are misrepresenting policy changes taken by Make-A-Wish Foundation and a Ronald McDonald House Charities facility to protect the children and families they serve from coronavirus. Both nonprofits have enforced COVID-19 vacc...

 2022-01-14 22:58 

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CDC encourages more Americans to consider N95 masks...

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday encouraged more Americans to wear the kind of N95 or KN95 masks used by health-care workers to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Those kinds of masks are considered better at filtering the air. But t...

 2022-01-14 22:56 

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Lawmaker proposes mandatory neck guards after hockey death...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state lawmaker says she plans to introduce legislation requiring all hockey players to wear a neck guard or a similar protective device during practice or games following the death last week of a 10th-grade playe...

 2022-01-14 22:56 

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Denver Broncos' head coach search starts out in the Midwest...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos began their search for Vic Fangio's replacement in the Midwest, meeting with Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn ahead of their trip to Green Bay. Broncos general manager George Paton and a ...

 2022-01-14 22:56 

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On Jewish Earth Day, more Jewish groups take climate action...

(RNS) — Tu BiShvat, the Jewish new year of the trees, barely registers on most Jewish calendars, except as an occasion to plant trees or eat fruit and nuts. But the one-day holiday, which begins Sunday (Jan. 16), has gotten a boost these past few ye...

 2022-01-14 22:56 

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Biden team regroups after court loss on COVID shots-or-test...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Concerned but not giving up, President Joe Biden is anxiously pushing ahead to prod people to get COVID-19 shots after the Supreme Court put a halt to the administration's sweeping vaccinate-or-test plan for large employers. At...

 2022-01-14 22:56 

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Wizards coach Unseld enters health and safety protocols...

Washington Wizards coach Wes Unseld has entered the NBA's health and safety protocols, and assistant Pat Delany is taking over as acting head coach starting with Saturday night's game against Portland. The Wizards announced Unseld's absence Fr...

 2022-01-14 22:55 

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Netflix upping US, Canada prices with competition growing...

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is raising prices for its video streaming customers in the U.S. and Canada, less than a year and a half since its last price increase, as competition from other streaming services increases. The Los Gatos, California, company...

 2022-01-14 22:55 

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Supreme Court to hear case of praying ex-football coach...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Friday it will hear the case of a former Seattle-area football coach who was removed from his job because he refused to stop praying on the field. Former Bremerton High School coach Joe Kennedy's lawyers ...

 2022-01-14 22:55 

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Cowboys back in playoffs with older, wiser Prescott, Elliott...

Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott soared to the top of the NFC as twin rookie stars for the Dallas Cowboys five years ago. It's not so much that the quarterback and running back didn't appreciate the moment and the opportunity, and there are better...

 2022-01-14 22:19 

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Column: Djokovic whiffed on 2 shots, 3 if you count booster...

After more than a week of lies, hypocrisy, partisan bickering, bureaucratic bumbling and the inevitably idiotic comparison to the crucifixion of Jesus — by his own father, no less — the Novak Djokovic story still boils down to this: He threw a...

 2022-01-14 22:19 

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Cardinals, Rams to meet in playoffs despite Week 18 losses...

ARIZONA (11-6) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (12-5) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EST, ESPN/ABC BETTING LINE: Rams by 4, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Arizona 8-9-0, Los Angeles 8-9-0. SERIES RECORD: Rams lead 46-39-2. LAST MEETING: Rams beat Cardinals 3...

 2022-01-14 22:19 

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Chiefs begin pursuit of another Super Bowl vs Steelers...

PITTSBURGH (9-7-1) at KANSAS CITY (12-5) Sunday, 8:15 p.m. EST, NBC BETTING LINE: Chiefs by 12 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Steelers 8-9; Chiefs 8-9. SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead 23-10; 1-1 in postseason. LAST MEETING: Chiefs ...

 2022-01-14 22:06 

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Parole board chairman resigns over death penalty position...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board Chairman Adam Luck, who has consistently voted to spare the lives of death row inmates, announced Friday he is resigning at the request of the governor. Luck wrote in his resignation letter that ...

 2022-01-14 22:06 

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Judge will decide soon on whether free speech violated at UF...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge sharply criticized an attorney for the University of Florida on Friday during a hearing on whether six faculty members' free speech rights were infringed upon after the lawyer accused some of the professors o...

 2022-01-14 22:05 

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Prosecutor: Texas attorney general violated open records law...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A district attorney says Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton violated the state's open records laws by withholding or failing to retain his communications relating to his appearance at a pro-Donald Trump rally that preceded th...

 2022-01-14 22:04 

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Illinois judge disparaged lawyer in comments caught on video...

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois judge could be facing discipline after he mocked an attorney in comments that he apparently did not realize were being broadcast live on YouTube. Cook County Judge William Raines made the comments about attorney Jennifer B...

 2022-01-14 22:03 

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National monument proposed for Nevada site sacred to tribes...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada congresswoman and several elected and tribal officials announced support Friday for national monument designation over a broad area south of Las Vegas they say is biologically diverse and rich with Native American cultural ...

 2022-01-14 21:59 

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South prepares for weekend threat of debilitating snow, ice...

ATLANTA (AP) — Weather forecasters' predictions of debilitating snow and ice as far south as Georgia sent parts of the region into a tizzy Friday with shoppers scouring store shelves for storm supplies and road crews trying to prevent a repeat o...

 2022-01-14 21:56 

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Website for free virus tests is coming. How will it work?...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under criticism after weeks of shortages, President Joe Biden's administration is working to make COVID-19 rapid test kits more available and accessible to Americans by boosting supply and lowering costs. A new federal website ...

 2022-01-14 21:55 

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DSquared2 designers welcome fashion crowd back to Milan...

MILAN (AP) — Dean and Dan Caten gave a heart-felt welcome to the guests, including Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, assembled Friday for the Canadian designing twins' first live show in two years as Milan Fashion Week opened with a glimmer of...

 2022-01-14 21:55 

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Ukraine hacks add to worries of cyber conflict with Russia...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hackers on Friday temporarily shut down dozens of Ukrainian government websites, causing no major damage but adding to simmering tensions while Russia amasses troops on the Ukrainian border. Separately, in a rare gesture to the ...

 2022-01-14 21:55 

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Biden team regroups after high court loss on shots-or-test...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Concerned but not giving up, President Joe Biden is anxiously pushing ahead to prod people to get COVID-19 shots after the Supreme Court put a halt to the administration's sweeping vaccinate-or-test plan for large employers. At...

 2022-01-14 20:54 

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Texans GM says differences in opinion led to Culley's firing...

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans general manager Nick Caserio on Friday defended his decision to fire head coach David Culley after just one season, citing differences in opinion about the organization's path forward. The Texans announced the firin...

 2022-01-14 20:53 

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Netflix decides to take a swing at tennis in new docuseries...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Netflix is taking a swing at tennis next. The streaming service announced Friday that it is planning a documentary series about Grand Slam tournaments and the men's and women's professional tennis tours. Netflix s...

 2022-01-14 20:53 

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Kellyn Acosta acquired by Los Angeles FC from Colorado...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. national team midfielder Kellyn Acosta was acquired by Los Angeles FC from Colorado on Friday for $1.1 million. Los Angeles used General Allocation Money to get Acosta. MLS teams can use the fund to sign players or to allocat...

 2022-01-14 20:52 

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Chiefs missing Edwards-Helaire for game vs Steelers...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs will be without Clyde Edwards-Helaire for their wild-card playoff game against the Steelers on Sunday night after their starting running back was unable to put together a full week of practice because of a hurt col...

 2022-01-14 20:32 

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Thieves raiding rail cargo containers in Los Angeles...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thieves have been raiding cargo containers aboard trains nearing downtown Los Angeles for months, taking packages belonging to people across the U.S. and leaving the tracks blanketed with discarded boxes. The packages are from ret...

 2022-01-14 20:32 

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Federal judge declines to halt upcoming Oklahoma executions...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge on Friday declined to temporarily halt the executions of two Oklahoma inmates who are scheduled to die in the coming weeks. In his order, U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot wrote that inmates Donald Grant and Gilb...

 2022-01-14 20:17 

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Steelers fans add winning feat after Carlson's clutch kick...

Daniel Carlson's latest clutch field goal for the Las Vegas Raiders earned him some fans from across the country. Carlson's overtime winner from 47 yards on Sunday gave the Raiders a 35-32 win over the Chargers and clinched a playoff berth for the...

 2022-01-14 20:05 

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NC Rep. Cawthorn: Candidacy challenge against me will fail...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina congressman said an effort by voters to block his candidacy by citing a constitutional amendment preventing insurrectionists from serving will fail and is part of a scheme to target "America First patriots&#...

 2022-01-14 20:05 

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French presidential candidate says strong EU borders needed...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — French presidential candidate Valerie Pecresse stressed the need for strong European borders Friday, during a visit to Greece that will also see her visit a camp for asylum seekers on an Aegean island used by migrants to enter ...

 2022-01-14 20:03 

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Review: The Lumineers shine on "BRIGHTSIDE"...

"BRIGHTSIDE,"; The Lumineers (Dualtone Records) It will be hard for The Lumineers to top their immersive 2019 masterpiece "III" — a three-part concept album and accompanying short film exploring the cycle of addiction through generati...

 2022-01-14 19:59 

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Garbage and recyclables pile up as omicron takes its toll...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The omicron variant is sickening so many sanitation workers around the U.S. that some cities have had to delay or suspend garbage or recycling pickup, angering residents shocked that governments can't perform this most ba...

 2022-01-14 19:59 

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Brazil starts vaccinating children after weeks of delay...

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Fifteen Brazilian children received COVID-19 vaccines on Friday, marking the start of an effort that was delayed several weeks by the federal government's reluctance to endorse the immunization of children. The country...

 2022-01-14 19:55 

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Iowa All-America C Tyler Linderbaum declares for NFL draft...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum announced Friday he'll skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. The consensus All-American was the Big Ten's offensive lineman of the year and received the Rimington Trophy as the na...

 2022-01-14 19:54 

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With its agenda stuck, WH puts focus back on infrastructure...

President Joe Biden on Friday tried to put behind recent setbacks on voting rights and his economic agenda by outlining progress made in implementing his $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package. "When we invest in infrastructure, we're reall...

 2022-01-14 19:54 

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Dutch dominance in jeopardy at Olympic speedskating oval...

Make room on the podium for countries other than the Netherlands at the speedskating oval in Beijing. The Dutch typically dominate in their national sport — winning seven golds and 16 medals overall four years ago — but this time the medals fi...

 2022-01-14 19:54 

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Bank profits soared in 2021, but inflation is front of mind...

NEW YORK (AP) — Three of the nation's biggest banks reported blowout profits for 2021 on Friday, helped by the improving economy and consumers and businesses willing to spend and take on loans. But Inflation is clouding the outlook for 2022, bas...

 2022-01-14 19:54 

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Federal testing website launches next week, 4 tests per home...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal website where Americans can request free COVID-19 tests will begin accepting orders on Wednesday as the White House looks to address nationwide shortages, but supplies will be limited to just four free tests per home. S...

 2022-01-14 19:33 

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Yellow ribbons removed from town green amid speech dispute...

LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A symbol of support for U.S. troops has become the centerpiece of a contentious free-speech debate in this small town in the hills of northwestern Connecticut. Yellow ribbons had adorned trees on the historic Litchfield Town...

 2022-01-14 19:32 

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Ohio Supreme Court rejects GOP-drawn congressional map...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Republican-drawn congressional map was rejected by the state's high court Friday, giving hope to national Democrats who had argued it unfairly delivered several potentially competitive seats in this year's cr...

 2022-01-14 19:32 

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Transgender athlete ban, backed by Noem, clears committee...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota legislative committee on Friday approved a bill championed by Gov. Kristi Noem to ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports leagues that match their gender identity. With the Republican go...

 2022-01-14 19:32 

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Outgoing Virginia attorney general leaves progressive legacy...

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Critics of outgoing Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring say he bent the law to suit his political goals. Herring, not surprisingly, sees it differently. "I have just always tried to use the powers of the office for go...

 2022-01-14 19:31 

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Shkreli ordered to return $64M, is barred from drug industry...

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered Martin Shkreli to return $64.6 million in profits he and his company reaped from inflating the price of the life-saving drug Daraprim and barred him from participating in the pharmaceutical industry ...

 2022-01-14 19:05 

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GOP Rep. Katko, who voted to impeach Trump, won't run again...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. John Katko, a respected Republican moderate whose congressional career seemed to be on the rise, announced his retirement Friday, the third of the 10 House GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach President Donald Trump last January...

 2022-01-14 19:04 

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Dutch government eases lockdown, but not for hospitality...

VALKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government eased its coronavirus lockdown Friday, allowing non-essential stores, universities, sports clubs and "contact businesses" like hairdressers to reopen for the first time in nearly a month. B...

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