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Biden to Allow Eviction Moratorium to Expire Saturday

BOSTON (AP) - The Biden administration will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday. The end of the moratorium comes as advocates and some lawmakers call for it to be extended in the face of rising coronavirus cases…

Man Charged With Sending Threatening Emails to Dr. Fauci

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A man has been arrested and charged in federal court with sending emails that threatened to harm and kill Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins, and their families, federal prosecutors in…

CDC Expected to Backpedal on Some Masking Guidelines

(AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was expected to backpedal Tuesday on its masking guidelines and recommend that even vaccinated people wear masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging, a federal official…

US Star Simone Biles Exits; Roc Wins Women's Gymnastics

TOKYO (AP) - The Russian Olympic Committee has won the gold medal in women’s gymnastics after U.S. star Simone Biles exited with a medical issue. The ROC posted a team score of 169.528, ahead of the U.S. in second place…

US Jobless Claims Rise to 419,000 From a Pandemic Low

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week from the lowest point of the pandemic, even as the job market appears to be rebounding on the strength of a reopened economy. Jobless claims increased to…

COVID-19 Cases in US Triple Over 2 Weeks

MISSION, Kan. (AP) - COVID-19 cases have tripled in the U.S. over two weeks amid an onslaught of vaccine misinformation. The spike in infections is straining hospitals, frustrating doctors, and pushing clergy into the fray. Across the U.S., the seven-day…

Capitol Rioter Who Breached Senate Gets 8 Months for Felony

(AP) - A Florida man who breached the U.S. Senate chamber carrying a Trump campaign flag has received an eight-month prison term, the first resolution for a felony case in the Capitol insurrection. Prosecutors wanted Paul Allard Hodgkins to serve…

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