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Jill Biden treated for puncture on foot after Hawaii visit

First lady Jill Biden has undergone a medical procedure to flush out debris from a puncture wound on her left foot. Her spokesperson says Jill Biden’s foot was punctured while she walking on a beach in Hawaii last weekend, but it was “unclear what object caused the puncture.” After the procedure at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, LaRosa said the wound was clean and free of […]

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Emergent: FDA letting troubled COVID vaccine factory restart

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is allowing the problem-plagued factory of contract manufacturer Emergent BioSolutions to resume production of COVID-19 vaccine. The Baltimore factory was shut down by the FDA in mid-April due to contamination problems that forced the company to trash the equivalent of tens of millions of doses of vaccine it was making under contract for Johnson & Johnson. The bulk vaccine was contaminated with an ingredient […]

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Lollapalooza to require vaccination card or negative test

The hordes of people expected to descend on Chicago’s Grant Park for the Lollapalooza music festival this week will be required to show proof that they’ve been vaccinated for COVID-19 or tested negative for the disease within the last three days. The four-day festival starts Thursday and is expected to be back at full capacity, with roughly 100,000 daily attendees. After missing last summer because of the coronavirus, it will […]

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Ravens QB Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19

Lamar Jackson has tested positive for COVID-19 and missed Baltimore’s first practice of training camp. Coach John Harbaugh announced Jackson’s positive test after practice Wednesday and said running back Gus Edwards also tested positive. He would not go into much more detail about either case. Jackson, who won league MVP honors in 2019, is entering his fourth season with Baltimore. He threw for 2,757 yards with 26 touchdowns and nine […]

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Western wildfires calm down in cool weather, but losses grow

Cooler weather is helping calm two gigantic wildfires in the U.S. West. But a tally of property losses mounted Tuesday in a tiny California community savaged by flames last weekend and in a remote area of Oregon. Teams tallying the damage from the Dixie Fire in Northern California have so far counted 36 structures destroyed and seven damaged in Indian Falls. In Oregon, better weather is helping the fight against […]

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Music Review: Prince’s ‘America’ vault release stunning

Prince's “Welcome 2 America,” the first complete, previously unreleased record to come out since Prince died in 2016, offers a stunning glimpse at the depth, and quality, of what he left behind. In a review, The Associated Press’ Scott Bauer says “Welcome 2 America” manages to be as relevant, or maybe even more, relevant today than when it was recorded in 2010. From the first song and title track, which […]

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Britney Spears’ new lawyer files to remove father’s control

Britney Spears’ new lawyer has petitioned to remove her father from the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money for 13 years and replace him with a professional accountant. Attorney Matthew Rosengart said in documents filed Monday in Los Angeles Superior court that the current arrangement “has grown increasingly toxic and is simply no longer tenable.” He proposed that James Spears be replaced with CPA Jason Rubin as conservator […]

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Kanye West living in Atlanta stadium to work on new album

Kanye West has been living inside an Atlanta stadium while working on his new album. A representative for the performer said on Monday that West plans to remain inside Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium until he finishes “Donda,” his 10th studio album. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. West held a massive listening session at the […]

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Police: Delaware teen riding bike struck by gunfire

Police say a teenager who was riding his bike in Delaware has been injured in an overnight shooting. The Dover Police Department said in a news release Saturday morning that officers responded just after 3 a.m. to a report of a shooting to find a 15-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his thigh. The boy had been riding his bike in the area when he was shot. He was […]

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