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D.C. braces for rally in support of Capitol rioters

Capitol Hill is on high alert ahead of a Saturday rally where roughly 700 people plan to demonstrate on behalf of rioters arrested in the aftermath of January 6.
D.C. braces for rally in support of Capitol rioters
D.C. braces for rally in support of Capitol rioters

Robert Durst found guilty of murder

Multimillionaire real estate heir Robert Durst, 78, was found guilty of first degree murder in the 2000 killing of Susan Berman. NBC News’ Emilie Ikeda reports.
Robert Durst found guilty of murder
Robert Durst found guilty of murder

FDA advisory group rejects Covid boosters for most, limits to high-risk groups

The vote in favor of boosters came after the committee overwhelmingly rejected recommending the extra shots for the general population.
NY Department of Education And Department of Health 'Vax to School' Campaign
NY Department of Education And Department of Health 'Vax to School' Campaign

A week of grim Covid records in the U.S.

These are the darkest days of the pandemic in some parts of the country. Some states set records for cases — others for deaths.
Image: A paramedic transports a woman suspected of experiencing a severe Covid-19 emergency on Sept. 6, 2021 in Louisville, Ky.
Image: A paramedic transports a woman suspected of experiencing a severe Covid-19 emergency on Sept. 6, 2021 in Louisville, Ky.
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'Grease' actor Eddie Deezen arrested after Maryland restaurant fracas

The actor reportedly threw "plates, bowls and food" at sheriff's deputies responding to a disturbance at the LaVale, Maryland, restuarant.
Image: Eddie Deezen
Image: Eddie Deezen
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Washington state teen charged in fatal hit-and-run case of jogger, officials say

King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg called the case an "unimaginable tragedy." But also said state law dictates the suspect be tried in juvenile court.
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Former Arkansas deputy charged in deadly encounter with teen motorist

“These charges are just the first step in the pursuit of justice for Hunter Brittain whose life was tragically ended by this unjustified use of deadly force," attorneys for the victim's family said.
Image: Hunter Brittain
Image: Hunter Brittain
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'Diva-like fits': New book details why Patrick Dempsey was killed off 'Grey's Anatomy'

Dempsey had started throwing "diva-like fits," according to a chapter from the book titled "How to Save a Life: The Inside Story of Grey’s Anatomy."
Patrick Dempsey as Alex Shepherd in the fourth season of the long-running drama \"Grey's Anatomy.\"
Patrick Dempsey as Alex Shepherd in the fourth season of the long-running drama \"Grey's Anatomy.\"
7h ago

Virginia Beach woman gets 12 years in prison for massive coupon scam

Federal prosecutors said retailers lost $31.8 million due to the phony discounts created by Lori Ann Talens.
Sale signs, newspaper and flyers clippings
Sale signs, newspaper and flyers clippings

Map: See if the CDC recommends indoor mask use in your county

Nationwide, more than 9 out of 10 counties are included in the indoor mask guidance.

Tracking coronavirus case surges in the United States

New coronavirus cases are rising across the country. Not all upticks are the same.