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UNITED STATES - MARCH 13: Rep. Ron Wright, R-Texas, takes his seat for the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on NATO at 70: An Indispensable Alliance on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via AP Images)

GOP Rep. Ron Wright dies following Covid diagnosis

     (CNN) -- Republican Rep. Ron Wright of Texas has died, his congressional office announced in a statement Monday, saying that he had been admitted to the hospital after contracting Covid-19."Congressman...

In Foust Elementary, classrooms are set up to accommodate physical distancing standards on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 in Greensboro, N.C. Between classrooms, are movable walls and dividers since the school was originally integrated with students from multiple grades in one class. [Abby Gibbs/The News & Record].

The battle over schools reopening heats up. What are the facts?

08 FEB 21, By Holmes Lybrand and Tara Subramaniam, CNN February 8, 2021

(CNN) -- As the Biden administration works to speed up the country's Covid-19 response, reopening schools has become one of the primary benchmarks of recovery. Across the country as vaccines are being...

US President Joe Biden, with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) and US Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks to the staff of the US State Department during his first visit in Washington, DC, February 4, 2021. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden administration will reengage with UN Human Rights Council

Jennifer Hansler, CNN February 8, 2021

(CNN) -- The Biden administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Monday -- its latest bid to reverse the policies of the Trump administration...

The US Capital is seen as National Guard and US Capitol Police stand guard on February 08, 2021 in Washington, DC.

House Democrats ask Biden White House for documents related to alleged Trump administration political interference in Covid response

(CNN) -- House Democrats on Monday asked the Biden administration to hand over long-sought documents from the Trump administration regarding its response to the coronavirus pandemic, renewing an investigation...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tom Brady shouts before the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Tom Brady wins his 7th Super Bowl in his first year with the Buccaneers at age 43

Jill Martin, CNN February 8, 2021

(CNN) -- New team, no offseason to prepare, no problem.Tom Brady has taken things to another level not seen before: Winning a Super Bowl at age 43, in his first year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and...

Patrick Mahomes will face off against Tom Brady in Super Bowl LV.

Super Bowl 2021: Everything you need to know

AJ Willingham, CNN February 7, 2021

(CNN) -- Fluff up your favorite recliner and get ready to drown the piercing shriek of reality in a warm bowl of nacho cheese: It's Super Bowl time again! Yes, you cannot get rid of the Super Bowl....

SAN PEDRO SULA, HONDURAS - JANUARY 15: The silhouette of Honduran migrants as they walk at 4:30 a.m. towards the Guatemalan border on January 15, 2021 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The caravan plans to walk across Guatemala and Mexico to eventually reach the United States. Central Americans expect to receive asylum and most Hondurans decided to migrate after being hit by recent hurricanes Eta and Iota. Honduras recently asked to U.S. to extend their Temporary Protected Status. (Photo by Milo Espinoza/Getty Images)

Biden administration moves to terminate Trump-era migration agreements

Jennifer Hansler, CNN February 7, 2021

(CNN) -- Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Saturday that the Biden administration has suspended and begun the process to terminate Trump-era migration agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala and...

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 17: The U.S. Capitol dome is seen beyond a security fence on January 17, 2021 in Washington, DC. After last weeks riots at the U.S. Capitol Building, the FBI has warned of additional threats in the nations capital and in all 50 states. According to reports, as many as 25,000 National Guard soldiers will be guarding the city as preparations are made for the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th U.S. President. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

Two House Republicans fined $5,000 each for not completing security screening to enter House floor

(CNN) -- Two Republican lawmakers are the first members of Congress to be fined for violating the new security measures off of the House floor since the fines were instated earlier this week, CNN has...

People Christopher Plummer

Chris Pizzello February 5, 2021

FILE - Christopher Plummer poses for a portrait on July 25, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and...

FILE - Christopher Plummer poses for a portrait on July 25, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award winner in history, has died. He was 91. Plummer died Friday morning, Feb. 5, 2021, at his home in Connecticut with his wife, Elaine Taylor, by his side, said Lou Pitt, his longtime friend and manager.. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award acting winner in history,...

CDC School Reopenings

Chip Somodevilla February 5, 2021

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE - DECEMBER 08: Dr. Rochelle Walensky, President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to head the Centers for Disease Control, speaks during a news conference at the Queen Theater December 08,...

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE - DECEMBER 08: Dr. Rochelle Walensky, President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to head the Centers for Disease Control, speaks during a news conference at the Queen Theater December 08, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. With the novel coronavirus pandemic continuing to ravage the country with daily records for infections and deaths, members of Bidens health team said they will make fighting COVID-19 the priority. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

CDC director says guidance on reopening schools to be released in the coming week

    (CNN) -- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will release guidance on school reopenings in the coming week, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said during a White House briefing on...

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