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Minnesota gives 2 million adults at least one vaccine dose

Apr. 11, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota hit the 2 million mark for people who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, the state's Department of Health reported Sunday. “Getting vaccinated will allow us to get back to the people we love and the things we have...

Clean-shaven Odor makes debut for Yankees against Rays

Apr. 11, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rougned Odor was in the lineup for the New York Yankees for the first time Sunday, sporting a new look that includes more than a uniform change. The clean-shaven infielder complied with his new team’s longstanding facial hair policy by...

The Latest: Michigan pushing for more vaccines amid spike

Apr. 11, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

DETROIT — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vowed to keep pushing the White House for more COVID-19 vaccines as the state experiences a spike in cases. The Democrat on Sunday told CBS’ “Face The Nation” that she plans to work with the White House but wants to do...

Shooting death of Boston grandmother outrages city officials

Apr. 11, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A 73-year-old Boston grandmother sitting on her front porch was struck and killed by a stray bullet, outraged city officials said. Dolores Brown was struck in the city's Dorchester neighborhood at about 6 p.m. Saturday, according to police. She was taken...

Angels OF Fowler needs season-ending surgery for torn ACL

Apr. 11, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Dexter Fowler has a torn ACL in his left knee that requires season-ending surgery. A date for the procedure has not been set. Recovery time is expected to be six to nine months. “Comeback season...

Grandson convicted of murdering grandmother with knife, dish

Apr. 11, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

PERRY, Ga. (AP) — A 33-year-old Georgia man has been convicted of murdering his grandmother in 2018 after striking her with a Crock-Pot and stabbing her in the chest with a kitchen knife. Jared Randall Carter was convicted Friday in the June 2018 death of 81-year-old...

Vaccine seized from medical spa due to storage problems

Apr. 11, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — About 3,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been confiscated from a Colorado Springs medical spa after county health officials observed problems in vaccine storage on Friday, prompting the state health department to investigate the vaccination process there. ...

Police investigating woman's death at North Carolina jail

Apr. 11, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A woman died at a North Carolina jail less than four after hours after she was brought there on Saturday, a sheriff's office said. The Asheville Citizen Times reports that Tania Shepherd, 37, appears to at least the third person to die in the...

Stroman unhappy Mets allowed him to start in rain

Apr. 11, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Stroman was unhappy that the New York Mets began Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins in a steady rain, which interrupted his outing after nine pitches. The game began at 1:10 p.m. and was stopped by plate umpire D.J. Reyburn after seven...

City of Los Angeles expands vaccine eligibility to 16 and up

Apr. 11, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The city of Los Angeles has opened up vaccines to younger people, days ahead of the state broadening eligibility to everyone 16 and up. An option to book vaccine appointments for Los Angeles residents 16 and older at city-run inoculation sites...