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  • FDA authorizes J&J vaccine, giving US a 3rd option to fight COVID-19 virus. Here's what's next.FDA authorizes J&J vaccine, giving US a 3rd option to fight COVID-19 virus. Here's what's next.
    Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesBy STEPHANIE EBBS and ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized use of a third COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S., declaring the Johnson & Johnson vaccine safe and effective in adults 18 and older."The authorization of… Read more »
  • Biden's first 100 days live updates: Biden says 'no time to waste' on COVID relief billBiden's first 100 days live updates: Biden says 'no time to waste' on COVID relief bill
    Official White House Photo by Adam SchultzBy MICHELLE STODDART, LAUREN KING and KATE PASTOR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- This is Day 42 of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Here is how the day is unfolding. All times Eastern:Feb 27, 12:10 pmBiden praises House for… Read more »
  • South facing flood warning and severe storm threatSouth facing flood warning and severe storm threat
    ABC NewsBy SAMANTHA WNEK, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Pacific Northwest will get a bit of a break in the active weather Saturday as the latest storm to drop feet of snow moves further east.Snoqualmie Pass was shut down for a while Friday to allow for crews to do… Read more »
  • Report shows pandemic's 'devastating' impact on NYC arts, entertainment industryReport shows pandemic's 'devastating' impact on NYC arts, entertainment industry
    FernandoAH/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A new report demonstrates the "devastating" impact of the coronavirus pandemic on New York City's arts and entertainment sector, as many venues, including Broadway theaters, have remained shuttered for nearly a year.One year ago, nearly 87,000 people were employed in the arts,… Read more »
  • Jeremy Lin says he was called 'coronavirus' on court, denounces racism against AsiansJeremy Lin says he was called 'coronavirus' on court, denounces racism against Asians
    VCG/VCG via Getty ImagesBy MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Basketball star Jeremy Lin said he was called "coronavirus" on the court in a social media post in which he denounced racism against Asian Americans."Being an Asian American doesn't mean we don't experience poverty and racism," Lin shared on… Read more »
  • Mother fears for son's life after dozens killed in Ecuador prison riotsMother fears for son's life after dozens killed in Ecuador prison riots
    MivPiv/iStockBy AICHA EL HAMMAR CASTANO and MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (RIO DE JANEIRO) -- It's been days since Alejandra heard from her son.The 42-year-old mother has been one of many gathered outside a large prison in Guayaquil, a port city on Ecuador's southern coast, where dozens of inmates were killed… Read more »
  • The Terminator is back...in animated form for NetflixThe Terminator is back...in animated form for Netflix
    MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- While the last entry, Terminator: Dark Fate, all but terminated the franchise's future at the box office, Netflix is hoping to re-energize the property with an anime-style series.  The streaming giant and Skydance Productions, which currently owns the rights to the series, are teaming up… Read more »