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Governors complain over pace of COVID-19 vaccine shipments

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 15, 2021

Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states.
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In Capitol riot, some Hill staffers recalled school-shooting drills

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 14, 2021

WASHINGTON – As the word spread via email alerts and social media that a violent mob had breached the U.S. Capitol last week, workers in offices throughout the complex locked and barricaded their doors, turned out the lights, stayed low to the ground, silenced their phones and sat quietly in the dark hoping the danger would not come to them.
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Flint water probe brings charges against ex-governor, others

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 14, 2021

FLINT, Mich. — A new investigation of the Flint water disaster led to charges against nine people, including former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and key members of his administration, who are accused of various crimes in a calamitous plan that contaminated the community with lead and contributed to a fatal outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, authorities said Thursday.
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NY attorney general sues NYPD over Floyd protest response

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 14, 2021

 New York’s attorney general sued the New York Police Department on Thursday, calling the rough treatment of protesters against racial injustice last spring part of a longstanding pattern of abuse that stemmed from inadequate training, supervision and discipline.