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FDA advisers raise doubts about moving to yearly Covid boosters 

Earlier this week, the agency proposed adopting a yearly approach to Covid vaccines. Its advisory committee on Thursday said there are still too many unknowns.
A Clinic Administers Fourth Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine Booster
A Clinic Administers Fourth Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine Booster

Five ex-officers charged with murder in Tyre Nichols’ death

Five ex-Memphis police officers were charged with second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols. NBC News’ Priscilla Thompson and Laura Jarrett have more details on the case.
Five ex-officers charged with murder in Tyre Nichols’ death
Five ex-officers charged with murder in Tyre Nichols’ death

Southwest CEO: Airline ‘almost cannot apologize enough’ for holiday travel chaos

Following the holiday travel chaos that canceled nearly 17,000 flights, Lester Holt spoke one-on-one with Southwest CEO Bob Jordan on the Department of Transportation’s investigation and how the airline is trying to prevent future issues.
Southwest CEO: Airline ‘almost cannot apologize enough’ for holiday travel chaos
Southwest CEO: Airline ‘almost cannot apologize enough’ for holiday travel chaos

Less than 10% of 2022’s anti-LGBTQ state bills became law, report finds

Though state legislatures considered over 300 bills targeting LGBTQ rights last year, a new report from the Human Rights Campaign found that just 29 became law.
MONTGOMERY, AL - MARCH 22: Exterior view of the Alabama State Capitol on March 22, 2020 in Montgomery, Alabama. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
MONTGOMERY, AL - MARCH 22: Exterior view of the Alabama State Capitol on March 22, 2020 in Montgomery, Alabama. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
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Remains found in Oklahoma identified as missing 4-year-old girl

The remains found Jan. 17 in rural Grady County were determined to belong to Athena Brownfield, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Thursday.
Athena Brownfield.
Athena Brownfield.
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Student protests heat up at Bethune-Cookman University after split with Ed Reed

Reed's ouster was the “the tipping point” for students already frustrated with living conditions at the historically Black university campus, one student leader said.
Ed Reed during the first half of the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the New England Patriots in Baltimore in 2019.
Ed Reed during the first half of the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the New England Patriots in Baltimore in 2019.

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Man who was allegedly assaulted in 2015 by ex-officer in Tyre Nichols case speaks out

Cordarlrius Sledge said Demetrius Haley beat him during a search because he had a contraband phone.
This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Demetrius Haley. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
This image provided by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Demetrius Haley. Memphis is city on edge ahead of the possible release of video footage of a Black man’s violent arrest that has led to three separate law enforcement investigations and the firings of five police officers after he died in a hospital. Relatives of Tyre Nichols are scheduled to meet with city officials Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 to view video footage of his Jan. 7 arrest. (Memphis Police Department via AP)
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North Carolina couple accused of performing 'exorcism' on child, 4, who died

Joseph “Joe” Paul Wilson, 41, and Jodi Ann Wilson, 38, were arrested on Jan. 13 on accusations they murdered their son, Skyler Wilson.
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5 ex-Memphis police officers are charged with murder in Tyre Nichols' death

Nichols, 29, died three days after Memphis police pulled him over and allegedly beat him. Video of the encounter will be released after 6 p.m. local time Friday.
Tyre Nichols.
Tyre Nichols.
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NYC bike path killer convicted, could face the death penalty

Jurors deliberated for about seven hours over two days before finding Sayfullo Saipov guilty in a Halloween attack inspired by his reverence for the Islamic State militant group.
Image: Sayfullo Saipov sits in court during jury deliberations in federal court in New York on Jan. 26, 2023.
Image: Sayfullo Saipov sits in court during jury deliberations in federal court in New York on Jan. 26, 2023.
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Former NFL player Jessie Lemonier dies at 25

The defensive end played one season with the Lions and one with the Chargers.
Jessie Lemonier #58 of the Los Angeles Chargers looks on in the first quarter during the NFL preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks at Lumen Field on Aug. 28, 2021 in Seattle.
Jessie Lemonier #58 of the Los Angeles Chargers looks on in the first quarter during the NFL preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks at Lumen Field on Aug. 28, 2021 in Seattle.