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Emmanuel Acho will host 'The Bachelor: After the Final Rose Special,' replacing Chris Harrison

Former NFL player Emmanuel Acho will be hosting "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose," replacing host Chris Harrison who stepped aside following a controversial interview.
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Golden Trump proves wildly popular at CPAC

By Michael Warren | CNN With the first full day of the Conservative Political Action Conference underway, there’s already an indisputable star: an outrageously golden statue of Donald Trump wearing shorts and flip-flops. The more than 6-foot-tall statue turned heads as it was wheeled into the Hyatt Regency Thursday evening while CPAC attendees picked up their registration and milled about the hotel. The statue was on its way to the conference’s exhibit hall, where it found a home in a booth for ...
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Here’s what you can expect to get from the $1.9 trillion House coronavirus stimulus package

By Tami Luhby and Katie Lobosco | CNN The $1.9 trillion House coronavirus package contains a wide range of proposals to help Americans still struggling with the economic fallout of the pandemic. The legislation provides another round of direct payments, as well as additional assistance for the unemployed, hungry, uninsured and at risk of losing their homes. It also would provide a bigger tax break for parents. President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats argue that another massive bill is ne...
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Fully vaccinated people can gather individually with minimal risk, Dr. Fauci says

By Christpher Rios | CNN Two fully vaccinated people can gather individually with minimal risk, Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN’s Chris Cuomo Thursday. [vemba-video id=”us/2021/02/26/fauci-preventing-variant-vaccine-importance-sot-cpt-vpx.cnn”] “You can start getting together as individual people, even though the risk is not zero, the risk becomes extremely low when you have both parties vaccinated,” said Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease. The US Centers for ...
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Chief warns: Militia groups want to ‘blow up the Capitol’

By Zachary Cohen, Marshall Cohen and Whitney Wild | CNN Acting US Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman warned Thursday that militia groups involved in the January 6 insurrection want to “blow up the Capitol” and “kill as many members as possible” when President Joe Biden addresses Congress. Pressed by House lawmakers to provide a timeline for removing the razorwire fencing and other enhanced security measures installed after the US Capitol attack, Pittman said law enforcement remains concerned...
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Costco raises its minimum wage in US to $16 an hour

By Nathaniel Meyersohn | CNN Business Costco will raise its starting rate for hourly store workers in the United States to $16 an hour, putting its starting wage above rivals such as Amazon, Target and Best Buy. Costco has around 180,000 US employees, and 90% of them work hourly. It will hike its minimum wage to $16 beginning next week, chief executive Craig Jelinek said Thursday at a US Senate Budget Committee hearing on worker pay at large companies. The move comes as Democrats in Congress se...
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Don’t overlook negative impacts of the minimum wage

In his autobiography, “Up From the Projects,” the late economist Walter Williams explained his move away from the belief that minimum wages help the poor. His change of heart on the topic began when one of his UCLA professors asked him whether he cared more about the intentions behind the minimum wage or its effects. Williams devoted much of his professional career to studying minimum wages and documenting their negative effects, particularly on young Black people. While Williams had the good se...
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Poll: More Americans identify as LGBTQ than ever

By Maria Morava and Scottie Andrew | CNN A new poll shows that an unprecedented number of US adults identify as LGBTQ — and that young people, especially Generation Z, are driving the increase. Gallup reported a jump from 4.5% to 5.6% of Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer since its last poll in 2017. The finding proves a steady rise in LGBTQ identification since the analytics company began tracking in 2012, and constitutes, based on the US Census Bureau’s most...
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Ally of Rep. Greene participated in the Capitol breach

By Andrew Kaczynski and Em Steck | CNN A close ally of Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene took part in the January 6 mob at the Capitol and said he was among those who eventually made their way into the building. Greene, a freshman congresswoman with a history of promoting dangerous and violent conspiracies and comments, encouraged the big lie that the election was stolen from former President Donald Trump by voting to object to the election certification and fanned the flames of the...
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Real Madrid breaks Atalanta hearts with late goal after controversial red card

In a match that was largely low on quality, it was a standout moment of brilliance that eventually gave Real Madrid a narrow 1-0 win over 10-man Atalanta in the Champions League round of 16.
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California professor put on paid administrative leave after video shows him chastising student who is hard of hearing

By Alisha Ebrahimji | CNN A tenure-track professor at a California community college is on leave and under investigation after video of him speaking critically to a hard-of-hearing student during an online class made the rounds on social media. Last Thursday, a two-minute video — broken into three parts for TikTok — surfaced showing a Zoom recording from a physiology class at Oxnard College that day taught by professor Michael Abram, who is identified in the video by name and by a student in hi...
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Coffins fall into the sea as Italian cemetery collapses

By Valentina Do Donata and Amanda Jackson | CNN A landslide on the Italian coast near Genoa caused the collapse of a cemetery Monday, leading to hundreds of coffins falling into the sea. The Camogli cemetery, built more than 100 years ago, is situated along an area of rocky seaside cliffs. Francesco Olivari, the mayor of Camogli, called the collapse an “unimaginable catastrophe.” It is estimated that 200 coffins had fallen, but only 10 have been recovered, according to Giacomo Giampedrone, regio...
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NHL star taking leave of absence after Russian media report left him 'shaken and concerned'

New York Rangers forward Artemi Panarin is taking a leave of absence from the NHL team, the Rangers announced Monday.
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U.S. tops 500,000 virus deaths, matching the toll of 3 wars

The COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. topped 500,000 Monday, all but matching the number of Americans killed in World War II, Korea and Vietnam combined. The lives lost, as recorded by Johns Hopkins University, are about equal to the population of Kansas City, Missouri, and greater than that of Miami; Raleigh, North Carolina; or Omaha, Nebraska. And despite the rollout of vaccines since mid-December, a closely watched model from the University of Washington projects more than 589,000 dead by June ...
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Gov. Newsom recall proponents gather more than a million signatures

By Maeve Reston | CNN Leaders of the campaign to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom have now gathered more than a million signatures, according to a new report from the California secretary of state’s office that suggests the effort is still on track as they inch toward a March deadline to qualify for the ballot. Capitalizing on the frustration and anger among California Republicans and small business owners about Newsom’s restrictive stay-at-home orders last year, which were intended to try t...
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US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

By JOHN RABY The U.S. stood Sunday at the brink of a once-unthinkable tally: 500,000 people lost to the coronavirus. A year into the pandemic, the running total of lives lost was about 498,000 — roughly the population of Kansas City, Missouri, and just shy of the size of Atlanta. The figure compiled by Johns Hopkins University surpasses the number of people who died in 2019 of chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, Alzheimer’s, flu and pneumonia combined. “It’s nothing like we have ever bee...
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The Latest: Biden to mark 500,000 lives lost with ceremony

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON __ President Joe Biden will mark the U.S. crossing 500,000 lives lost from COVID-19 with a moment of silence and candle lighting ceremony at the White House. The nation is expected to pass the grim milestone on Monday, just over a year after the first confirmed U.S. fatality due to the novel coronavirus. The White House said Biden will deliver remarks at sunset to honor those who lost their lives. He will be joined by first lady Jill Biden and Vice President Ka...
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The Latest: New Zealand to remove restrictions from Auckland

By The Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand will remove remaining coronavirus restrictions from Auckland on Monday after an outbreak discovered in the largest city fades away. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said more than 72,000 tests had found no evidence the virus was spreading in the community. Auckland was placed into a three-day lockdown this month after a mother, father and daughter tested positive. Another five contacts later tested positive. After the lockdown ended, Auc...
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The Latest: California coronavirus death toll tops 49,000

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s death toll during the coronavirus pandemic has topped 49,000, even as the rates of new infections and hospitalizations continue to plummet across the state. California reported another 408 deaths Sunday, bringing the total since the outbreak began to 49,105 — the highest in the nation. Health officials said Sunday that the number of patients in California hospitals with COVID-19 has slipped below 7,000, a drop of more than a third over two weeks...
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The Latest: California coronavirus death toll tops 9,000

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s death toll during the coronavirus pandemic has topped 49,000, even as the rates of new infections and hospitalizations continue to plummet across the state. California reported another 408 deaths Sunday, bringing the total since the outbreak began to 49,105 — the highest in the nation. Health officials said Sunday that the number of patients in California hospitals with COVID-19 has slipped below 7,000, a drop of more than a third over two weeks...
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The Latest: Grieving Italians mark a COVID-19 anniversary

By The Associated Press CODOGNO, Italy — Italians are marking one year since their country was shocked to discover it had the first known locally transmitted COVID-19 case in the West. With church services Sunday and wreath-laying ceremonies, including in small northern towns which were the first to be hard-hit by the pandemic, citizens paid tribute to the dead. Italy has a confirmed death toll from the virus of 95,500. While the first wave of infections largely engulfed Lombardy and other north...
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Capitol riot suspect: ‘FBI may arrest me’ The FBI did.

By Hannah Rabinowitz | CNN A Pennsylvania police officer is facing criminal charges after posting a video of himself fighting with other officers during the US Capitol insurrection. Federal prosecutors said video footage shows Joseph Fischer, 55, running at a police line outside the Capitol and yelling, “Charge!” A patrolman with the North Cornwall Township Police Department, Fisher allegedly yelled “motherf—ers” as he clashed with officers on January 6. During the scuffle, Fischer allegedly tri...
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Sen. Manchin says he’ll vote against Biden’s OMB pick

By Lauren Fox | CNN Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin announced Friday he will vote against Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden’s nominee for the director of the Office of Management and Budget, making her confirmation unlikely given Republican resistance to her nomination. Biden said, “No,” when asked if he planned to pull Tanden’s nomination because of Manchin’s announcement, adding, “I think we’re gonna find the votes to get her confirmed.” In a brief statement, the moderate West Virginia Democrat sa...
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Biden urges allies to defend democracy

By Aamer Madhani | Associated Press WASHINGTON — In his first big appearance on the global stage, President Joe Biden called on fellow world leaders to show together that “democracies can still deliver” as he underscored his administration’s determination to quickly turn the page on Donald Trump’s “America First” approach. Biden, in a virtual address Friday to the annual Munich Security Conference, said it was a critical time for the world’s democracies to “prove that our model isn’t a relic of...
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California woman’s new REAL ID has a photo of her wearing a face mask

By Kelsie Smith | CNN If a picture is worth a thousand words, a California woman’s ID photo says a lot about life during the pandemic. Lesley Pilgrim, 25, was issued an identification card from the California DMV with a photo of her wearing a face mask. “I was thinking that there’s just no way that this can qualify as legal identification,” Pilgrim told CNN. Pilgrim visited the DMV in Laguna Hills in early February to apply for a REAL ID card, a driver’s license or ID card that is also a federa...
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President Biden says he may travel to Texas next week

By Kate Sullivan and Allie Malloy | CNN President Joe Biden said on Friday that he plans to travel to Texas but does not want a presidential trip to put any additional strain on a state grappling with an extreme weather crisis. “The answer is yes,” Biden said when asked if he would travel to Texas after he addressed the Munich Security Conference. “If, in fact, it’s concluded that I can do it without creating a burden for the folks on the ground while they are dealing with this crisis, I plan on...
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Bruno Fernandes nets brilliant brace to inspire Manchester United to victory against Real Sociedad

A superb Bruno Fernandes once again inspired Manchester United to victory Thursday as the Premier League side took full control of its Europa League round of 32 tie against Real Sociedad.
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Report: Ivanka says she won’t run against Sen. Rubio

By Manu Raju, Kate Bennett and Veronica Stracqualursi | CNN Ivanka Trump has no plans as of late to run for the US Senate — at least not in Florida. A representative for Ivanka Trump told CNN she spoke with Sen. Marco Rubio and that Trump has no plans to challenge the Florida Republican, who’s up for reelection in 2022, for his Senate seat. “Marco has been a tremendous advocate for working families, a good personal friend and I know he will continue to drive meaningful progress on issues we both...
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Coronavirus: Second vaccine dose delayed? How long you can wait may surprise you

(CNN) — Some vaccine providers have been forced to cancel Covid-19 vaccine appointments due to the winter weather that has ravaged much of the US and caused delays in vaccine deliveries. That can be worrisome for people who were set to receive their second dose of the two-dose Covid-19 vaccines, which are supposed to have a second inoculation administered three or four weeks after the first. But if you’re one of those people, there’s good news. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and...
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Cloth or N95? New standards will take the guesswork out of choosing the most effective face masks

By Keri Enriquez | CNN Americans may soon be able to choose between two clearly labeled levels of face mask protection while browsing store shelves. The new national mask standard outlines minimum fit, design, performance and testing requirements for face masks and would require user instructions, package labeling and a permanent tag on the product. ASTM International — an international standards organization — spent seven months conducting expedited testing and review and published its guidanc...
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