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COVID-19 vaccine: CDC panel backs expanded booster rollout

WASHINGTON (AP) – A government advisory panel has endorsed extra doses of all three of the nation’s vaccines. Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also said Thursday that people could choose a different company’s brand for that next shot. Certain people who received Pfizer vaccinations months ago already are eligible for a booster. The advisers said certain…

FBI: Remains found in Florida park ID’d as Brian Laundrie

AP21293779954540 North Port, Fla., police officers block the entrance to the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in North Port, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) Show Caption Hide Caption AP21293779874038 North Port, Fla., police officer block the entrance to the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in North Port, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) Show Caption Hide Caption…

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram suffer worldwide outage

FILE – In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York’s Times Square. Facebook prematurely turned off safeguards designed to thwart misinformation and rabble rousing after Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in the 2020 elections in a moneymaking move that a company whistleblower alleges contributed to the deadly…