White House predicts tough winter on rising tide of omicron infections
The Biden administration warned Americans on Wednesday to brace for a challenging couple of weeks in light of the rapidly spreading omicron variant, which has recorded more than 3 million Covid-19 cases in the last week.
Justice head vows for Jan. 6 probe to target ‘perpetrators, at any level’
Assuring the public that the Department of Justice's investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection is far from over, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said Wednesday that his office will continue to seek justice against "perpetrators, at any level."
Pair of Pennsylvanians sentenced to month in prison for storming Capitol
Two natives of the Quaker State were sentenced to 30 days in prison Wednesday for storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, while a third Pennsylvanian pleaded guilty to entering a restricted building.
Pharma firm likely to duck antitrust suits over HIV drugs
CVS and Walgreens likely waited too long to sue a pharmaceutical giant on claims it conspired to delay cheaper generic versions of life-saving HIV medications, a federal judge signaled in court Wednesday.
Chicago schools closed after teachers union votes to work remotely
Chicago Public Schools canceled all classes Wednesday morning in response to a Tuesday night vote by 73% of the members of the Chicago Teachers Union not to return to in-person teaching amid a surge in coronavirus cases.
Coloradans return home after devastating Boulder County wildfires
Thousands of Coloradans who fled their homes in the wake of two wildfires on New Year's weekend are returning to inspect the damage.
11th Circuit reinstates Georgia ballot-access rules for third parties
Reversing a lower court decision in favor of the Libertarian Party, the 11th Circuit on Wednesday restored signature requirements for third-party candidates to appear on the ballot.
Louisiana man behind ‘separate but equal’ ruling pardoned 120 years later
With a New Orleans Public Belt Railroad engine and car behind him Wednesday morning, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards granted a posthumous pardon to the man whose civil rights demonstration led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s “separate but equal” ruling.
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