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In a bid to get more Ohioans vaccinated, Gov. Mike DeWine announced a $1 million lottery offer to adults who get at least one COVID-19 dose. Kids under 18 who get the vaccine will be entered into a lottery to get a scholarship.
A crack in a steel beam on the Interstate 40 bridge, near Memphis, Tenn., caused authorities to order an emergency closure, disrupting road and Mississippi River traffic.
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Former Minneapolis Police officers, from left, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. Their trial on charges related to the killing of George Floyd has been delayed until March 2022.
A 16-year-old gets a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Anaheim, Calif., on April 28. Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now say it's not necessary for adolescents to wait two weeks after a COVID shot to receive routine immunizations.
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Retired Army Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen, pictured in 2014 when he was superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. On Wednesday he resigned as president of the University of South Carolina.
From left: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Vice President Harris, President Biden, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer meet in the Oval Office Wednesday.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk delivers his opening monologue on "Saturday Night Live" last week in an image released by NBC. Musk tweeted on Wednesday that Tesla would no longer accept cryptocurrency Bitcoin for car purchases.
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The pandemic has underscored the importance of having a reliable internet connection, with adults dependent on it for work and young people reliant on it for their education.
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President Biden alluded to the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack in his new executive order. Here, storage tanks at a Colonial Pipeline facility are seen Wednesday in Avenel, N.J.
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