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Pentagon Will Deploy Active Duty Troops To Support COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

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| White House coronavirus adviser Andy Slavitt said part of the first contingent of more than 1,000 troops is set to begin operations in California mid-February with more vaccination missions to follow.

Russia Expels Diplomats From 3 Countries, Saying They Attended Pro-Navalny Protests

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Russia's Foreign Ministry says it is expelling diplomats from Sweden, Poland and Germany, alleging they participated in illegal Jan. 23 protests.

GOP Divide Not Just A D.C. Drama: Post-Trump Reckoning Splits Colorado County

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As the GOP split reverberates across the U.S., the head of one Colorado county Republican Party insinuates that COVID-19 is a hoax, calls on militia group for security and faces calls to resign.

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Washington Town Wiped Out By Wildfire Will Get Delayed Federal Aid

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Five months after most of the farming town of Malden, Wash., was destroyed, President Biden has approved a stalled federal aid package.

Consulting Giant McKinsey To Settle Opioid Claims For $573 Million

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McKinsey is the latest major American corporation to face legal, financial and public relations peril stemming from its role in the nation's deadly opioid epidemic.

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Vaccination Confusion: How A Florida Reporter Helped Anxious Seniors Get Their Shots

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Sudden demand flooded a county website and its phone lines. So CD Davidson-Hiers found herself in the middle of the chaos, fielding calls from residents eager to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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'Lay Low And Cool It': Fauci Warns Against Super Bowl Parties Becoming Superspreaders

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the president's chief medical adviser and the nation's top infectious disease official, is urging Americans to limit their gatherings to household members on Super Bowl Sunday.

2 FBI Agents Killed, 3 Others Wounded In Raid In Southern Florida

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They had been serving a warrant as part of a "violent crimes against children case," according to the FBI. The suspect is also dead.

Struggling With Third Wave Of Infections, Japan Extends State Of Emergency

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Japan is extending the state of emergency for one more month. The move comes despite a mounting toll on the economy and the threat of bumping up against the country's Summer Olympics preparations.

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