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Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate

Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate

Posted 10:36 AM 2/27/2021 by ALAN FRAM Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill that was championed by President Joe Biden, the first step in providing another dose of aid to a weary nation as the measure now moves to a tense Senate.

"We have no time to waste," Biden said at the White (More)

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Biden to exercise empathy skills in Texas visit after storms

Biden to exercise empathy skills in Texas visit after storms

Posted 10:37 AM 2/26/2021 by By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will exercise his empathy skills Friday during a Texas visit with a dual mission: surveying damage caused by severe winter weather and encouraging people to get their coronavirus shots. 

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2/23/2021

Shopping online eases isolation for older adults

Shopping online eases isolation for older adults

Posted 12:55 PM 2/24/2021 by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — In November, Paula Mont did something new: The 86-year-old, who hasn't left her New Jersey senior living community in nearly a year, went shopping — online.

Mont used an iPad, equipped with a stylus to help her shaky (More)

2/22/2021

Tiger Woods taken to hospital after California car crash

Tiger Woods taken to hospital after California car crash

Posted 12:02 PM 2/23/2021 by By STEFANIE DAZIO, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Golf star Tiger Woods was injured Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in Los Angeles County, authorities said.

Woods had to be extricated from the vehicle with the "jaws of life" tools, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement.

Woods was (More)

2/21/2021

US tops 500,000 virus deaths, matching the toll of 3 wars

US tops 500,000 virus deaths, matching the toll of 3 wars

Posted 4:14 PM 2/22/2021 by MELINDA DESLATTE and TAMMY WEBBER Associated Press

The COVID-19 death toll in the (More)

2/20/2021

US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

Posted 3:10 PM 2/21/2021 by JOHN RABY Associated Press

The U.S. stood Sunday at the brink of a once-unthinkable tally: 500,000 people lost to the coronavirus.

A year into the pandemic, the running total of lives lost was about 498,000 — roughly the population of Kansas City, Missouri, and just shy of the size of Atlanta. The figure (More)

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