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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

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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.

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

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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

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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

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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%

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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

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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

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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

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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.