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Vials in boxes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan on December 13, 2020. - The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine was to begin leaving the companys Michigan factory on Sunday, ready to be injected into the arms of millions of the most vulnerable Americans as the global death toll topped 1.6 million.

Some Americans should start getting the first Covid-19 vaccine today. It will take months before everyday people get the shots

Maggie Fox, CNN December 14, 2020

(CNN) -- Some Americans should receive the first Covid-19 vaccine as soon as Monday, providing a glimmer of hope nearly a year into the worsening pandemic.First in line will be two groups considered...

Electors from each state and the District of Columbia will meet to formally cast their ballots for President and Vice President.

A step-by-step guide to Monday’s Electoral College vote

Zachary B. Wolf, CNN December 14, 2020

(CNN) -- We've known for weeks that Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election, but our horse-and-buggy Constitution, written in a time before instant communication, works very slowly.Since Election...

The US Supreme Court is seen in Washington,DC on December 7, 2020. - The US Supreme Court will hear Monday a case involving an important medieval art collection that Nazi Germany acquired from Jewish dealers. 

What’s next in the states’ fight over the election at the Supreme Court

Ariane de Vogue and Dan Berman, CNN December 11, 2020

(CNN) -- State attorneys general went to battle at the Supreme Court on Thursday, taking sides on President Donald Trump's bid to pull off an unprecedented legal victory that would bring the election...

New whale species discovered in Mexico

New whale species discovered in Mexico

By Jack Guy, CNN December 9, 2020

    (CNN) -- Scientists working off the western coast of Mexico say they have found a previously unknown species of whale.Three beaked whales were spotted last month by a team of scientists working...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine. 

Ohio governor: Lethal injection no longer execution option

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lethal injection is no longer an option for Ohio executions, and lawmakers must choose a different method of capital punishment before any inmates can be put to death in the future,...

Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio attends an event to dedicate the Oversight and Reform Committee hearing room to the late Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., in Rayburn Building on Thursday, February 27, 2020. 

Biden expected to nominate Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge as secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Jeff Zeleny and Dan Merica, CNN December 8, 2020

(CNN) -- President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge as secretary of Housing and Urban Development, two people familiar with the transition said, a decision that would add...

90 year old Margaret Keenan, the first patient in the UK to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, administered by nurse May Parsons at University Hospital, Coventry, England, Tuesday Dec. 8, 2020. The United Kingdom, one of the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus, is beginning its vaccination campaign, a key step toward eventually ending the pandemic. 

First Britons receive Covid-19 vaccine, a landmark moment in the pandemic

(CNN) -- The United Kingdom has become the world's first nation to begin vaccinating its citizens with a fully vetted and authorized Covid-19 shot, a landmark moment in the coronavirus pandemic.The...

Breaking will make its debut at Paris 2024, having been held at the 2018 Youth Olympics.

Breakdancing to make its Olympic debut at Paris 2024

George Ramsay, CNN December 8, 2020

(CNN) -- Breaking -- elite breakdancing -- will make its Olympics debut at Paris 2024, officials announced Monday.It will be the first DanceSport event to appear at an Olympic Games, having been staged...

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a news conference on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Georgia reaffirms Biden’s victory for 3rd time after recount, dealing major blow to Trump’s attempt to overturn the results

By Chandelis Duster, CNN December 7, 2020

CNN) -- Georgia recertified its presidential election results on Monday, again finding Joe Biden as the winner following three counts of ballots, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said.The recertification...

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2020

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2020

By BERNARD McGHEE Associated Press December 7, 2020

In a year defined by a devastating pandemic, the world lost iconic defenders of civil rights, great athletes and entertainers who helped define their genres.Many of their names hold a prominent place in...

Virtual hiring interviews only until teams out of contention

The NFL is allowing only virtual interviews of candidates for a variety of football jobs, including coach and general manager, until both teams have been eliminated from playoff contention.Troy Vincent,...

States submit vaccine orders as coronavirus death toll grows

States submit vaccine orders as coronavirus death toll grows

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — States faced a deadline on Friday to place orders for the coronavirus vaccine as many reported record infections, hospitalizations and deaths, while hospitals were pushed to the...

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