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Thanksgiving is in two weeks. Get your updated Covid-19 vaccine now, health officials warn

CNN — With two weeks to go until Thanksgiving, people eligible for an updated Covid-19 vaccine booster but who still haven’t received the jab will have to roll up their sleeves on Thursday to get as much protection as possible. Before the holidays. Health officials are concerned about a possible increase in respiratory illnesses this …

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Brittney Griner begins transfer to Russian penal colony, lawyers say

CNN — American women’s basketball star Brittney Griner is being transferred to a Russian penal colony where she is to serve the remainder of a nine-year sentence for drug trafficking which was confirmed at the end of October. Griner “is now on his way to a penal colony,” his attorneys said in a statement to …

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Nicole hits the Bahamas and is expected to become a hurricane before hitting Florida overnight

Editor’s note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN Lite Site for low bandwidth. CNN — Tropical Storm Nicole hits the northwest Bahamas en route to eastern Florida, where it is expected to hit like a hurricane by early Thursday and bring heavy rain, damaging winds and possibly tornadoes in some places again retrieve of Hurricane …

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John Fetterman to beat Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania Senate race, CNN projects

CNN — Democrat John Fetterman will win the Pennsylvania Race to the Senate, CNN projects, defeat of Republican Mehmet Oz, reversal of the seat and strengthening the hopes of the Democrats to retain their majority. Fetterman, the state’s lieutenant governor since 2019, and Oz, which was endorsed by former President Donald Trumphosted one of the …

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Kari Lake raises unsubstantiated doubts about election results in Arizona governor race that’s too early to call

CNN — Democrat Katie Hobbs leads Republican Kari Lake in Arizona Governor’s Race with just over half of the constituencies reporting, and although a lot could change as ballots are countedthe GOP nominee is already casting doubt on the election results. Lake won the GOP primary after amplifying former President Donald Trump’s lies about the …

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When do polling stations close? An hour-by-hour guide to polling station closings on election night

CNN — The 2022 midterm elections will decide control of Congress, dozens of statewide offices, and ballot measures on key issues in many states. This is a guide by poll closing time for notable races – both competitive and non-competitive – that appear on the ballot. See race notes for Senate, Accommodation and governor by …

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Powerball: Only one winning ticket for the $2.04 billion jackpot has been sold in California

CNN — A single winning ticket for the record $2.04 billion Powerball lottery jackpot was sold in Altadena, Calif., lottery officials announced Tuesday, making the lucky ticket holder the winner of the biggest lottery prize of all time. The ticket was sold at a Joe’s service center, the California Lottery said on Twitter. Results published …

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Control of US Congress at stake as polls open in midterm elections | 2022 US Midterm Elections

The first polling stations opened in Midterm elections in the United Statesthat will determine the composition of the next Congress and set the tone for the remainder of President Joe Biden’s term in the White House. Tuesday’s vote comes as Americans grapple with sky-high inflation and cost of living, and the economy has become the …

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Subtropical Storm Nicole is on track to become a Category 1 hurricane as it approaches Florida

CNN — A mighty storm Torrential rains and devastating winds could batter Florida’s east coast as a Category 1 hurricane this week as many residents are still dealing with the aftermath of the Hurricane Ian. Subtropical Storm Nicole is expected to slowly strengthen as it approaches the Florida peninsula, bringing heavy rain that could bring …

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