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National Guard Mobilized As Kenosha Braces For Charging Decision in Jacob Blake Case

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| Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said 500 troops have been mobilized in advance of a decision whether to charge a white police officer who shot Jacob Blake, who is Black, seven times in the back in August.

Some Health Care Workers Say They Are 'Forgotten' In COVID-19 Vaccination Plans


Clinicians in private practice, those who work for staffing agencies and others who are not directly employed by hospitals or long-term care facilities say they have been overlooked in the rollout.


Trump's Census Plan In Peril As Bureau Expects February Release Of Count Results


The Census Bureau has fallen further behind schedule in running quality checks on the 2020 census after uncovering more irregularities in the records, jeopardizing Trump's bid to alter a key count.

Ohio Governor Signs 'Stand Your Ground' Law After Suggesting He'd Veto It


Mike DeWine had called on lawmakers to pass "common sense" gun controls after a mass shooting in Dayton in 2019 killed nine people.

Kenosha: Negligence Claims Filed Against City And County Over Fatal Shootings


Attorneys for two men shot by Kyle Rittenhouse have each filed $10 million claims against Kenosha, Wis., as the city girds for unrest when a charging decision is made in the shooting of Jacob Blake.

Iran Reportedly Boosts Nuclear Fuel Enrichment To 20%


The move is likely to increase tensions during President Trump's final weeks in office. Separately, Iran seized a South Korean oil tanker in the Persian Gulf, South Korea said Monday.

New COVID-19 Variant Spreads To Dozens Of Countries


The new strain, which likely originated in the U.K. in September, has spread to more than 30 countries across several continents. Meanwhile, the U.S. saw record COVID-19 deaths in December.

US Surpasses 20 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases


In less than two months, the country doubled its total number of infections, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

How Misinformation Lit The Fire Under A Year Of Political Chaos In Michigan


From protests, to the alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer, to false claims of election fraud, here's how conspiracy theories were allowed to fester through misinformation in Michigan politics.