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When will we all be vaccinated?Vaccine rollout
     

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Women of the YearNominate an inspiring 👩
     

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What happened this week?!Take our news quiz
     

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Taxes Q&AGet answers
     

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Daunte Wright shooting: 40 arrests made after protesters clashed with police in Brooklyn Center; Harris calls for 'justice and healing'Tensions between protesters and police escalated Monday, a day after a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in Minnesota.
     

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Derek Chauvin trial live: Defense expected to begin calling witnesses; George Floyd's brother shares memoriesJurors were expected to hear from defense witnesses in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged in George Floyd's death.
     

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'Another Black man has died at the hands of police': Outrage builds over shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota traffic stopPolice in Minnesota released footage Monday from the body camera of the officer who fatally shot a 20-year-old Black man in Brooklyn Center.
     

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'You're going to die tonight': Body-cam video shows Capitol riot suspect accused of dragging officerJack Wade Whitton allegedly assaulted officers with a crutch and dragged one officer by the head into a violent mob on Jan. 6, prosecutors said.
     

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Minnesota protests, Derek Chauvin trial, Officer lying in honor: 5 things to know TuesdayTensions remain high after the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright, the defense will call witnesses in the Chauvin trial and more to start your Tuesday.
     

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'Another horrific act of gun violence': 1 student dead, officer injured in high school shooting in Knoxville, TennesseePolice officers were responding to reports of a possible armed man when a confrontation occurred at Austin-East Magnet High School, authorities said.
     

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Umpire Joe West is awarded $500,000 in defamation lawsuit against former player Paul Lo DucaUmpire Joe West was awarded $500,000 plus interest Monday by the New York Supreme Court in his defamation lawsuit against former player Paul Lo Duca.
     

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Daunte Wright 'should still be alive': Kerry Washington, Trevor Noah speak outTrevor Noah discussed Daunte Wright in a Monday segment of the "Daily Show" as George Takei wrote he's "too heartbroken for words."
     

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Tom Brady posts heart-felt message to his former New England Patriots teammate Julian EdelmanTom Brady posted a heart-felt message to former teammate Julian Edelman, who announced his retirement Monday after 11 seasons with the Patriots.
     

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Opinion: Chiefs must be transparent about Britt Reid as he's charged with DWI in crash that left a child with brain injuriesAfter Britt Reid was charged with DWI Monday for a crash that left a 5-year-old with brain injuries, it's time for full transparency from the Chiefs.
     

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COVID vaccine freebies like gift cards, Krispy Kreme donuts: Good or bad way to incentivize shots?First, Krispy Kreme offered free donuts for people who get COVID vaccinations. Next up could be local governments handing out gift cards. Is that OK?
     

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Derek Chauvin trial: A role model. A mamma's boy. A football player. Younger brother recalls George Floyd for jurorsGeorge Floyd's brother Philonise, 39, took the witness stand Monday afternoon in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
     

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Biden 'prepared to negotiate' size, taxes with lawmakers on $2.25 trillion infrastructure and jobs planRepublicans say pieces of Biden's American Jobs Plan are 'non-starters' for bipartisan support. That includes undoing Trump's 2017 tax cuts.
     

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Ron DeSantis might already be running for president. Donald Trump could help – and hurt – his plansRon DeSantis, the 42-year-old governor of Florida, is doing the kinds of things that presidential candidates do. Will he run for president in 2024?
     

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President Joe Biden to nominate Christine Wormuth as first woman secretary of the ArmyPresident Joe Biden announced he will nominate Christine Wormuth as the first woman to be secretary of the Army.
     

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Former Super Bowl MVP, New England Patriots mainstay Julian Edelman retires from NFLWith Julian Edelman no longer in the fold, the New England Patriots face an even bigger question for their short-term plans at wide receiver.
     

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NAACP calls to end qualified immunity in Virginia after police officer pepper-sprayed Black and Latino Army officerA Virginia police officer accused of pepper-spraying a Black and Latino military officer during a traffic stop in December has been fired.
     

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'American Idol': Paula Abdul makes 'nostalgic' return, frontrunner shockingly quits show"American Idol" returned Monday, with a Paula Abdul behind the judges' table and a shocking announcement that a front-runner dropped out of the show.
     

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Student sues University of Evansville, accuses ex-men's basketball coach Walter McCarty of rapeA former University of Evansville student who says she was sexually assaulted by former men's basketball coach Walter McCarty is suing the university.
     

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Vice President Kamala Harris: COVID-19 unemployment calls for biggest jobs investment since World War IIMillions are unemployed. The American Jobs Plan will create blue-collar jobs. For those who need training, President Biden's plan will provide it.
     

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NCAA warns state lawmakers against limiting transgender sports participationThe NCAA Board of Governors warns state lawmakers that barring transgender athletes could result in the loss of championship games and events.
     

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California teacher goes off on students on Zoom over parents' push for in-person classesA high school teacher at San Marcos High School made the comments as lawsuits in the state and district push for a return to classrooms.
     

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In face of more police violence, what happened to Biden pledge to have backs of Black America?Incidents involving Wright, Toledo, Nazario show U.S. still has police violence problem. More explicitly, we have a police brutality with impunity problem.
     

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Fact check: No evidence of miscarriage surge since vaccine rolloutAn article from an alternative media site claims miscarriages have increased by 366% since the vaccine rollout. The claim is missing context.
     

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'Demonic Chihuahua hellscape': Meet Prancer, the puppy everyone wants after a brutally honest Facebook post"Prancer only likes women. Nothing else. He hates men more than women do, which says a lot," part of the brutally honest Facebook post read.
     

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Alligator interrupts mom watching son play in college golf tournamentKristen O'Brien captured video of an alligator crossing in front her cart during a college golf tournament Monday in Estero, Florida.
     

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Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song welcome their first child together, DakotaCongratulations are in order! The two actors revealed the birth of their first child together, a baby boy named Dakota.
     

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Deadly storms in South bring severe weather, leave thousands without power in FloridaA cluster of severe storms swept across the South, leaving at least three people dead and more than 20,000 people without power.
     

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7 ways to repel backyard bugs, including cicadasDon't let mosquitoes ruin your nights. Keep bugs, including cicadas, away with these tips.
     

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Driver not included. Domino's pizza delivery robots roll outDomino's and several other restaurant chains easily capable of switching to a delivery model, made significant gains during 2020's COVID-19 lockdowns.
     

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Soldier brings daughter to tearsU.S. National Guard TSgt Doug Rallo reunites with his daughter after 6 months.
     

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Have an inspiring woman in your life?Nominate her to be featured in USA TODAY's Women of the Year project.
     

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US COVID-19 map: Tracking cases and deathsTrack coronavirus outbreaks across the US and in your state with daily updated maps, total cases and deaths.
     

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Your guide to COVID-19What you need to know about coronavirus, including what to do if you think you might be sick, how to keep you and your family safe and tips on what to do while staying home.
     

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Despair is real among Black, brown Americans as police 'mistakes' persist, Daunte Wright killedWe're tired of those who try to justify the abuse and destruction of Black and brown bodies by asking: Why didn't he comply? If he had, he'd be alive.
     

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Exclusive: How Donald Trump upended Nancy Pelosi's plans, then she unraveled hisThe election she thought would be the end of her career became the beginning of its most consequential chapter: Defying a 'scary' president
     

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Rationing insulin. Skipping meals. One woman's struggle to survive on minimum wageThis middle-aged woman works two jobs, six days a week earning minimum wage. She can't afford to buy food, toiletries or lifesaving medicine.
     

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Exclusive: How Ted Kennedy and Nancy Pelosi pushed Barack Obama to go big on health careFirst Pelosi cut off the exits that opened to a smaller White House bill. Then Kennedy wrote a dying letter to bolster Obama's boldest goals.
     

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