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Maryland first lady Yumi Hogan tests positive for COVID-19

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Maryland first lady Yumi Hogan has tested positive for COVID-19, her husband, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday morning.
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New Hampshire doctor says people who test positive for COVID-19 at home should do this

New Hampshire doctor says people who test positive for COVID-19 at home should do this

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Many Granite Staters have started ordering free at-home COVID-19 test kits from the government, and now, a local doctor is telling folks how to make the most of them.
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Daywatch: Omicron surge appears to have peaked in Illinois | How to protect against fraudulent ‘pop-up' COVID testing centers | Top editorial staff leaving A.V. Club

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Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.
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Trying to stem the pandemic, Uganda creates a fuel crisis

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A dispute over COVID-19 testing fees for truckers has created a fuel crisis in Uganda, highlighting an economic impact of the pandemic in a landlocked country with virtually no fuel reserves of its own
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Calls for Starbucks boycott after vaccine rule axed

Calls for Starbucks boycott after vaccine rule axed

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Coffee giant Starbucks is facing criticism Wednesday after the company announced it no longer requires U.S. workers to receive COVID-19 vaccines or test negative each week, with the java juggernaut citing a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling as its reasoning.
Last week, SCOTUS voted 6-3 against the Biden administration's federal mandate requiring employees of companies with more than 100 workers to be vaccinated. Starbucks currently has around 9,000 stores employing about 200,000 workers, the New York Times reports.
In a statement to employees, Starbucks Chief Operating Officer John Culver...
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Fraudulent ‘pop-up' COVID testing centers are rampant. Here are 8 tips to help protect against phony clinics and testing scams

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With COVID-19 testing in high demand in the Chicago area, medical experts and government officials are warning consumers to be extremely wary of substandard or fraudulent “pop-up” testing centers.
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A look at some of the deadliest US school shootings

A look at some of the deadliest US school shootings

An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, killing 19 children and two adults, officials said. Read more ...

Sale of sanctioned oligarch's Chelsea Football Club approved by U.K. government

Sale of sanctioned oligarch's Chelsea Football Club approved by U.K. government

The government had to be sure that Roman Abramovich, sanctioned over his links to Russian President Vladimir Putin, did not profit from the enforced sale of one of football's... Read more ...

Katie Britt and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks Are Headed for a Senate Runoff in Alabama

Katie Britt and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks Are Headed for a Senate Runoff in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama's Republican primary for U.S. Senate is going to a June runoff between Katie Britt and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, who overcame losing former President... Read more ...

Gun, ammo found in desk of 2nd-grade Sacramento student, officials say

Gun, ammo found in desk of 2nd-grade Sacramento student, officials say

The Sacramento City Unified School District said in a letter to parents that a gun with a loaded magazine was found in the desk of a second-grade student. Read more ...

Here's what we know about the victims of the Texas school shooting

Here's what we know about the victims of the Texas school shooting

We're starting to learn more about the victim's of Tuesday's school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Read more ...

Rex Sox pound White Sox 16-3 in Chicago, extend win streak to 6 games

Rex Sox pound White Sox 16-3 in Chicago, extend win streak to 6 games

Boston's 16 runs were its most since scoring 20 in a win over Tampa Bay last season. Read more ...

Sports world reacts to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Sports world reacts to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

The sports world reacted swiftly Tuesday to the news of an 18-year-old gunman opening fire at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, and killing at least 19 children. Read more ...

Hours After Biden Leaves Asia, North Korea Launches a Suspected ICBM and Two...

Hours After Biden Leaves Asia, North Korea Launches a Suspected ICBM and Two Other Missiles

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea test-launched a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile and two shorter-range weapons into the sea Wednesday, South Korea said, hours... Read more ...

Texas Republicans Double Down After Another School Shooting

Texas Republicans Double Down After Another School Shooting

An officer walks outside of Robb Elementary School, after a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022. In the hours immediately after a horrific school shooting in... Read more ...

Ettinger Wins Dem Nod For Hagedorn's 1st District Seat; Finstad, Munson Vie...

Ettinger Wins Dem Nod For Hagedorn's 1st District Seat; Finstad, Munson Vie For GOP Primary Win

MINNEAPOLIS - Former Hormel Foods executive Jeff Ettinger cruised to victory Tuesday in a Democratic primary to finish the term of the late U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn , while... Read more ...