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5 things to know for Jan. 28: Bomb Cyclone, Supreme Court, Covid, Ukraine, Honduras

5 things to know for Jan. 28: Bomb Cyclone, Supreme Court, Covid, Ukraine, Honduras

Did you take your vitamins this morning? Daily vitamin D and fish oil supplements may help prevent some adults from developing autoimmune disorders such as arthritis and psoriasis. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today”…MORE

NYC mayor’s brother can serve as his adviser on mayoral security for a salary of $1, conflict of interest board says

NYC mayor’s brother can serve as his adviser on mayoral security for a salary of $1, conflict of interest board says

Bernard Adams, the brother of New York City Mayor Eric Adams, can serve as the mayor’s senior adviser for “Mayoral Security” for a $1 salary, according to a waiver granted by the city’s Conflict of Interest Board (COIB). The New York City Charter precludes a public servant from nominating an “associated” person, such as a…MORE

9 police officers fatally shoot pedestrian after standoff on interstate in Nashville, authorities say

9 police officers fatally shoot pedestrian after standoff on interstate in Nashville, authorities say

Nine police officers fatally shot a pedestrian on a Tennessee interstate after a short standoff, authorities said Thursday. Landon Eastep, 37, was killed after about 30 minutes of negotiations — during which traffic was halted along Interstate 65 near Nashville. Officers opened fire after he appeared “to adjust his stance and reach for what was…MORE

US Coast Guard finds 5 dead from capsized vessel off Florida coast, officially suspends its search
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US Coast Guard finds 5 dead from capsized vessel off Florida coast, officially suspends its search

After finding five bodies off Florida’s Atlantic coast, the US Coast Guard announced Thursday it officially suspended its search for the remaining 34 people missing after a vessel capsized over the weekend. The search was officially suspended at sunset, according to Petty Officer Jose Hernandez, a Coast Guard spokesperson. The service said earlier it planned…MORE

A Georgia sheriff hopes for ‘much needed change in the mental health system’ after a deputy was shot during a traffic stop
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A Georgia sheriff hopes for ‘much needed change in the mental health system’ after a deputy was shot during a traffic stop

A central Georgia sheriff is calling for changes in the mental health system after a sheriff’s deputy was shot in the chest by a suspect. The suspect, 24-year-old Zachary Lucas Olivar, has a “history of mental illness,” Jones County Sheriff R. N. Reece said. “We have received reports that he has been having issues for…MORE

Gas stoves are a threat to health and have larger climate impact than previously known, study shows
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Gas stoves are a threat to health and have larger climate impact than previously known, study shows

The gas emitted from household stoves and ovens is not only dangerous to public health but also has a much more significant impact on the climate crisis than previously thought, new research shows. The study, from scientists at Stanford University, found the emissions from gas stoves in US homes have the same climate-warming impact as…MORE

‘My heart sank’: Dozens of students were told they received full college scholarships. Then they learned it was a mistake

‘My heart sank’: Dozens of students were told they received full college scholarships. Then they learned it was a mistake

Parker Christensen, a high school senior from Newaygo, Michigan, received a notification from Central Michigan University (CMU) on January 21 informing him that he had been awarded a prestigious full-ride scholarship to the university. University officials now say that Christensen and 57 other students received the notification in error. “When I opened up the email…MORE

Fallen NYPD officer saved 5 lives with organ donation, organization says
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Fallen NYPD officer saved 5 lives with organ donation, organization says

A New York Police officer who died days after a brutal shootout in Harlem saved five lives after his organs were donated, according to LiveOnNY, the organization that helped facilitate the donation. Officer Wilbert Mora, 27, donated his heart, liver, two kidneys, and pancreas to five patients needing lifesaving organ transplants, said LiveOnNY President and…MORE

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