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'We refuse to become the vaccination police': In-N-Out closed in San Francisco after violating mandate

"We refuse to become the vaccination police for any government," a company official said.
Los Angeles Moves To Yellow Tier Of Reopening
Los Angeles Moves To Yellow Tier Of Reopening
2h ago

3 people killed, 2 injured in shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Kenosha was the site of a fatal shooting last year during protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Police respond to the scene of a shooting in Kenosha, Wis., on Oct. 19, 2021.
Police respond to the scene of a shooting in Kenosha, Wis., on Oct. 19, 2021.

Why some Americans are hesitant to get the Covid vaccine

More than 75 percent of American adults have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, but vaccine hesitancy is still common in many parts of the country. NBC News NOW is joined by President of the American Psychological Association and Director of the Atlanta Center for Behavioral Medicine, Dr. Jennifer F. Kelly, to discuss why some Americans are still hesitant to get the shot.    
Why some Americans are hesitant to get the Covid vaccine
Why some Americans are hesitant to get the Covid vaccine
3h ago

Texas nurse convicted of killing 4 men with air injections

The Smith County jury deliberated for about an hour before finding William George Davis guilty of capital murder involving multiple victims.
Image: William George Davis
Image: William George Davis

National Guard deployed to help Covid testing among students in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has deployed the National Guard to help keep classrooms safe from Covid-19 as staffing shortages are impacting the state’s ability to test students for the virus. NBC News’ Rehema Ellis breaks down how the National Guard is helping get kids to school safely and why some school districts are pushing back against the governor’s plan. 
National Guard deployed to help Covid testing among students in Massachusetts
National Guard deployed to help Covid testing among students in Massachusetts

Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto has Covid, urges vaccines

The anchor learned of the test results after Monday’s episode of “Your World with Neil Cavuto," and wasn’t on the air Tuesday.
Neil Cavuto
Neil Cavuto

White House prepares Covid vaccine rollout for kids 11-years-old and under

The federal government is set to announce a partnership with the Children’s Hospital Association as part of the Biden administration’s plan to offer Covid-19 vaccines to children 11 years old and under. NBC News’ Heidi Przybyla breaks down whether the FDA is likely to approve the plan and when kids could start getting the shot. 
White House prepares Covid vaccine rollout for kids 11-years-old and under
White House prepares Covid vaccine rollout for kids 11-years-old and under

Strained supply chain attracts more diverse truck drivers

As issues with the country’s supply chain make basic goods difficult to get for many Americans, a shortage of truck drivers is also worsening the situation. NBC News’ Zinhle Essamuah reports from a trucking school in Savannah, Georgia, where instructors are seeing a younger and more diverse generation of truckers taking the wheel.   
Strained supply chain attracts more diverse truck drivers
Strained supply chain attracts more diverse truck drivers
9h ago

Husband of missing California woman Maya Millete charged with murder

The San Diego County District Attorney said Maya Millete's last phone call was to a divorce attorney.
Maya Millete, missing California woman who's husband Larry Millete is charged with murder.
Maya Millete, missing California woman who's husband Larry Millete is charged with murder.
11h ago

Kentucky student found unresponsive at fraternity dies of 'presumed alcohol toxicity'

University of Kentucky police were called to the FarmHouse Fraternity on Monday "regarding reports of an unresponsive student," according to the school.
Image: Farmhouse Fraternity
Image: Farmhouse Fraternity
11h ago

Lawyer who represented George Zimmerman arrested in Florida in tampering case

Hal Uhrig was arrested Monday as he was getting into an elevator at the courthouse in Kissimmee.