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Chicago family among those calling for national COVID-19 Memorial Day

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They want a permanent Memorial Day - the first Monday in March - to remember those who died and COVID survivors.
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AP-NORC poll: Most unvaccinated Americans don't want shots

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Most Americans who haven't been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the aggressive delta variant despite evidence they do, according to a new poll that underscores the challenges facing public health officials amid soaring infections in some states.
Among American adults who have not yet received a vaccine, 35% say they probably will not, and 45% say they definitely will not, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Just 3% say they definitely will get the shots, though another...
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Beloved matriarch, 47, dies of COVID, family now wants to get vaccinated: ‘I don't want to go through this again'

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"She took so much on."
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'She's passionate about serving others': Third grader helps students prepare...

'She's passionate about serving others': Third grader helps students prepare for school

Luisita Cruz raised enough money to purchase school supplies to stuff 138 backpacks for students as well as 20 bags full of supplies for teachers. Read more ...

U.S. Golfer Bryson DeChambeau To Miss Olympics After Positive COVID Test

U.S. Golfer Bryson DeChambeau To Miss Olympics After Positive COVID Test

Bryson DeChambeau tested positive before leaving the United States for Tokyo. He'll be replaced on the four-person team by Patrick Reed. Read more ...

Smoke from CA's wildfires is impacting air quality. What a medical expert...

Smoke from CA's wildfires is impacting air quality. What a medical expert recommends to stay safe

As massive wildfires continue to burn across California, local health experts are raising concerns. Smoke coming off the Tamarack, Fly and Dixie fires is drifting into the... Read more ...

103-year old woman happy to have in-person celebration with family

103-year old woman happy to have in-person celebration with family

“103, I never thought I'd make it,” Lorraine Engelhart said with a laugh. Read more ...

US softball team battles against Australia

US softball team battles against Australia

The winner will play in the Olympic softball gold medal game. Read more ...

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

Skateboarding made its debut as an Olympic sport at the 2020 Tokyo Games. See some of the best images from the men's street competition. Read more ...

US swim team shines in Day 2 of the Tokyo Olympics

US swim team shines in Day 2 of the Tokyo Olympics

Chase Kalisz won the first American medal of the Tokyo Games with a gold in the men's 400-meter individual medley. Read more ...

Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93

Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93

The rabbi-turned-comedian died Saturday at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan after being hospitalized for over two weeks Read more ...

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

Skateboarding made its debut as an Olympic sport at the 2020 Tokyo Games. See some of the best images from the men's street competition. Read more ...

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

Skateboarding made its debut as an Olympic sport at the 2020 Tokyo Games. See some of the best images from the men's street competition. Read more ...