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China is aiming for a ‘Zero COVID' Winter Olympics in Beijing with a strict approach to protocols. Here's how the Games will work

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At the Beijing Olympics, strict containment measures will aim to create a virus-proof “bubble” for thousands of international visitors at a time when omicron is fueling infections globally.
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Omicron Is Detected in Beijing, Just Weeks Before Olympics

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The Chinese authorities locked down a neighborhood where one case was detected and began testing thousands of people. Here's the latest on Covid.
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COVID: Beijing reports first local Omicron case

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Omicron case in Beijing comes as cities across the country ratchet up viral vigilance before the Winter Olympics.
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Beijing Reports First Omicron Case 3 Weeks Before Winter Olympics

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Bloomberg - Beijing reported the city's first case of the omicron variant of Covid-19, adding pressure on authorities to stem a potential outbreak less than three weeks before the Winter Olympics begin.
Officials confirmed the detection of the highly contagious strain at a press conference on Saturday. People who've had contact with the patient are being tested, and those who were at locations that the infected person visited must report to authorities, they said.
Omicron cases were confirmed earlier Saturday in Shanghai and Guangdong province, as the National Health Commission warned of...
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Ukraine says Russia behind cyberattack in 'hybrid war' move

Ukraine says Russia behind cyberattack in 'hybrid war' move

Ukraine says Russia was behind a cyberattack that defaced government websites and it alleged that Russia is engaged in a "hybrid war" against the country. Read more ...

South Side parishioners encourage action and justice ahead of MLK Day

South Side parishioners encourage action and justice ahead of MLK Day

CHICAGO - As many look forward to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, South Side parishioners are encouraging Chicagoans to commit to taking action for change in... Read more ...

Snow will continue into the night, will be heavy at times

Snow will continue into the night, will be heavy at times

A winter storm warning is in effect until 1 p.m. Monday​​. Read more ...

WATCH: Florida tornado rakes through country club flinging debris

WATCH: Florida tornado rakes through country club flinging debris

Video shows a confirmed EF2 tornado touching down in Fort Myers Sunday morning. Read more ...

Everything you need to know about the Pokémon Go Tour: Johto

Everything you need to know about the Pokémon Go Tour: Johto

In 2021, the Pokémon Go Tour: Kanto gave players to the biggest challenge yet: collect all 151 Pokémon from the original Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue. Now the Pokémon Go Tour... Read more ...

‘Grateful to be alive': Rabbi speaks out after synagogue hostage situation

‘Grateful to be alive': Rabbi speaks out after synagogue hostage situation

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No arrests 2 years after woman killed in apparent random shooting

On the anniversary of her death, the family of Juanisha Fortune returned to the area she was found shot to death to pass out fliers to spread awareness in hopes of getting answers. Read more ...

An Unplayed Australian Open Is a Turning Point for Novak Djokovic

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Milder start to the week

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Identifying The Right Center For The Charlotte Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets could use a center to round out their team and take them up a level. Read more ...