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Then-candidate Joe Biden made a secret hospital visit to meet a wounded police officer

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Houston police officer Taylor Roccaforte was shocked when then-presidential candidate Joe Biden came to see him in the hospital after he was shot in the line of duty. Roccaforte was even more surprised that the futu...

Biden set to meet with first Black defense secretary as administration is poised to lift transgender military ban

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President Joe Biden is set to meet Monday morning with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, as the President is poised to repeal a Trump-era ban on most transgender Americans joining the military as early as Monday. Pr...

Meet the man who created Black History Month

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February marks Black History Month, a federally recognized, nationwide celebration that calls on all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African-Americans have played in shaping US history. But how di...

Meet the Minnesota mom fighting QAnon conspiracies one Instagram story at a time

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When Sharon McMahon scrolled through social media in the months leading up to last year's presidential election, she said found herself horrified by the amount of "straight misinformation" filling her feed. "It wa...

More than 80% of Alabama’s Black population lived in a county where life expectancy didn’t meet vaccine eligibility, CNN analysis shows

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At least 83% of Alabama's Black population lived in counties where life expectancy among Black people did not meet age requirements for vaccine eligibility, according to a CNN analysis. Before Monday, only frontlin...

Meet Elizabeth Ann the ferret: The first endangered American animal to be cloned

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London Scientists have cloned an endangered US animal for the first time, creating a black-footed ferret named Elizabeth Ann from the frozen cells of an ancestor in a landmark achievement that boosts conservation eff...

Meet the bunnies who helped people survive 2020

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It's National Love Your Pet Day on Saturday, and a couple animal buddies in particular are earning their snuggles. Rabbits Finn and Budgie are more than just lovable companions — they provide their owners with emoti...

Murkowski to meet with Tanden on Monday as confirmation remains on the rocks

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Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska will meet on Monday with Neera Tanden, the Biden administration's pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN. Tanden's con...

Meet the artist who painted over 150 portraits of the pandemic’s first responders

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For Jayashree Krishnan, who has painted more than 150 portraits of first responders across the globe since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the eyes tell the story. "Each person's set of eyes that I have painted...

Trump expected to meet with Sen. Rick Scott amid GOP divide over former President

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Washington Former President Donald Trump is expected to meet with Republican Sen. Rick Scott this week, a source familiar with the meeting told CNN, at a time when the party is heatedly debating Trump's role in its f...

Biden’s coronavirus team outlines efforts to meet ambitious new goals

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Washington The White House's coronavirus response team on Friday outlined the different ways the federal government will be working to implement President Joe Biden's ambitious goals unveiled during his prime-time ad...

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury agree to meet in long-awaited boxing match, per reports

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Heavyweight boxing champions Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury are finally set to face each other in the ring, according to multiple media outlets. The fighters have signed a contract to meet in a pair of matches expe...

Meet Rusty. He has spent half of his dog life in an animal shelter

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A dog in Waco, Texas, has done a lot of living in his two short years on Earth. The latest twist? An adoption that lasted less than 24 hours. Rusty was surrendered as a puppy in February 2020 to the Humane Society o...

‘I felt my body was still capable’: Meet the moms hoping to shine at the Olympics

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With Team USA's Olympic trials around the corner, 100-meter hurdler Dawn Harper-Nelson has enlisted the help of a new assistant coach -- although not the kind you might expect. Like other coaches, the new recruit wi...

El Salvador president refuses to meet with Biden envoy on immigration crisis

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Bukele’s decision not to meet with Ricardo Zuniga, the Biden administration’s envoy to the so-called Northern Triangle countries of Central America, follows a similar snub he allegedly received from U.S. officials du...

Ledecky dominates 1,500 freestyle at California meet

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She touched in 15 minutes, 40.55 seconds in the outdoor pool on Sunday. Ashley Twichell finished second in 16:06.68. Ledecky’s time was 17 seconds quicker than the second-fastest swimmer, Simona Quadarella who swam 1...