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Chan, Zuckerberg fighting Native American vaccine hesitancy

Jan. 17, 2022 10:58 AM EST

Dallas Goldtooth, known for his role in the hit FX television series “Reservation Dogs,” slowly swivels in his chair to face the camera in a recent TikTok video. As he looks at the audience, a voice-over announcer says, “When people refuse to get vaccinated but also talk about protecting...

#BettyWhiteChallenge raising money and awareness for animals

Jan. 17, 2022 10:53 AM EST

The late Betty White was a tireless lifetime advocate for animals, from caring for those without homes to launching her own weekly TV show, “The Pet Set,” dedicated to her celebrity friends and their pets. Her most far-reaching contribution, though, may be yet to come: On Monday,...

Beijing shopper's lone omicron case draws national attention

Jan. 17, 2022 03:31 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — A 26-year-old woman in China’s capital Beijing who contracted the omicron strain of COVID-19 has drawn national attention on social media for her shopping trips. The woman, who has not been identified by name, reportedly visited high-end shops in the city before...

Pence family rabbit, Marlon Bundo, dies

Jan. 16, 2022 11:45 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Pence family rabbit, Marlon Bundo, has died. Mike Pence’s daughter, Charlotte Pence Bond, bade farewell Saturday on Twitter to the beloved family pet, The Indianapolis Star reported. “Marlon, you came into our lives at just the moment we...

TIMELINE: Djokovic's failed bid to play in Australian Open

Jan. 16, 2022 03:52 AM EST

Novak Djokovic’s attempt to play in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated against COVID-19 came to an end when a court upheld a government minister's rejection of his visa. The unanimous ruling from three Federal Court judges in Melbourne on Sunday came the day before...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweets that all hostages are safe after standoff inside Dallas-area synagogue

Jan. 15, 2022 22:41 PM EST
COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweets that all hostages are safe after standoff inside Dallas-area synagogue.

Aegean Airlines suspends Beirut flights after plane damage

Jan. 15, 2022 16:32 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Greece’s dominant Aegean Airlines said Saturday it has suspended its flights to and from Lebanon’s capital pending an investigation into the causes of damage to the fuselage of one of its aircraft discovered after it landed in Beirut. The damage to the external...

Delaware man charged with trespassing in Capitol riot

Jan. 15, 2022 15:57 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A fifth person with ties to Delaware has been arrested on federal charges associated with the insurrectionist riot at the U.S. Capitol last year. The News Journal reports that Jeffrey Schaefer was arrested Thursday on four charges related to trespassing in...

White House: Russia prepping pretext for Ukraine invasion

Jan. 15, 2022 00:10 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials have determined a Russian effort is underway to create a pretext for its troops to further invade Ukraine, and Moscow has already prepositioned operatives to conduct “a false-flag operation” in eastern Ukraine, according to the White House. ...

Making his voice heard: Teen with autism marks 250th podcast

Jan. 15, 2022 00:04 AM EST

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Even before there was an audience, Jackson Robol had a knack for talking sports. His parents would hear him calling play-by-play as he watched football and basketball upstairs and wonder if their son, who has autism, could benefit from having his voice heard...