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Railroad Worker Crushed to Death Between Two Trains in CA

A railroad worker died after two trains collided and pinned the worker between them, authorities said.
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Rural Ambulance Service Can Help Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine, NY Assemblyman Says

Looking for a way to improve vaccine distribution in New York? One State Assemblyman says he has the answer.
In this Nov. 17, 2020, file photo provided by the Corvallis Police Department is the scene where an Oregon man crashed a Tesla while going about 100 mph.

U.S. Traffic Deaths Spike During Pandemic

Over 42,000 people died in vehicle crashes in 2020, an eight-percent increase over 2019 and the first jump in four years.

Police Trying to Return EMT Accused of Firebombings Back to CT

The Torrington EMT accused of setting fires at emergency medical services facilities and at a home remains in custody in Pennsylvania.
In this Aug. 7, 2020, file photo, a woman works out at an outdoor gym in Los Angeles.

CA to Give 40% of Vaccine Doses to Vulnerable Areas

Officials will begin setting aside vaccine doses for the state’s most vulnerable neighborhoods in an effort to inoculate people most at risk from the coronavirus.
When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

When Will Children Be Able to Get COVID-19 Vaccines?

It depends on the child's age, but some teenagers could be rolling up their sleeves before too long.
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Six Killed as Ambulance Hits Land Mine in Africa

Six people, including a pregnant woman, were killed when an ambulance they were riding in hit a land mine in Burkina Faso.
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Mass Vaccination Site Might Be Moved Out of Fenway Park

Mobile coronavirus vaccination sites and clinics geared toward essential workers are in and the mass vax site at Fenway might be out.
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Oakland (CA) Moves Forward to Replace Police with Mental Health Workers

The city council voted unanimously Tuesday to direct staff to design a pilot program to dispatch counselors and paramedics from the city's fire department to mental health crises.
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‘Dr. Oz’ Aids Police in Resuscitating Man at NJ Airport

When a traveler became stricken at Newark Liberty International Airport, the police got an assist from Dr. Mehmet Oz.