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Vigil held for woman pushed in front of NYC's subway train
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‘Indescribable’: 14-month-old twins born conjoined finally home after separation surgery
PHILADELPHIA (WJW) — Twin girls who were born conjoined are finally home after nearly one year in intensive care and a 10-hour separation surgery. According to a press release from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Addison and Lilianna Altobelli, now 14 months old, were born connected at the abdomen and chest and shared a liver, diaphragm, chest and abdominal wall. When their parents, Maggie and Dom, of Chicago, found out they were pregnant, they assumed they were having one baby. Ultrasound images revealed Maggie was carrying two babies and that they were attached at the abdomen. According to CHOP, conjoined twins occur in only about one in 50,000 births. CHOP is one of only a few hospitals in the country experienced with separating conjoined twins. More than 28 pairs of conjoined twins have been separated there since 1957.
2 hours ago | KRON4
Senate Dems determined to save Build Back Better package
WASHINGTON (Nexstar) — President Biden kicked off his second year in office and Democrats are trying to press reset in order to move the president’s agenda forward. That includes trying to pass the Build Back Better package which failed to pass last year. Democratic leaders believe a version of Build Back Better can still become law, “building around a handful of issues,” Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) said.Senator Wyden says the legislative package should include provisions to fight climate change.“Any energy source that can reduce carbon emissions is in a position to get the tax savings,” Senator Wyden said.Wyden also wants the bill to ensure the government can negotiate prescription drug prices and should include the expanded child tax credit.“Because of omicron, families are faced with extra expenses, the child tax credit is tangible benefit,” Wyden said.
2 hours ago | KRON4
Truck with 100 monkeys crashes, search underway for missing primates
DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A truck carrying about 100 monkeys was involved in a crash Friday in Pennsylvania, state police said as authorities searched for at least three of the monkeys that appeared to have escaped the vehicle.The truck carrying the animals crashed with a dump truck in the afternoon in Montour County, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Andrea Pelachick told the Daily Item.The truck had been on its way to a lab, Pelachick said.Authorities have asked residents who might see the monkeys to call state police at 570-524-2662.It was unclear if any people or animals were injured in the crash.
2 hours ago | USA Today
Watch Adele fans sing her songs in Las Vegas following canceled concerts
LAS VEGAS – Many of Adele’s fans seemed ready to call it “Water Under the Bridge,” even after the songstress left thousands angered and disappointed after the last-minute cancelation of her Las Vegas residency.On Friday evening, instead of preparing to enter The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for Adele’s much-ballyhooed arrival, packs of fans waited in line at the just-opened Weekends with Adele merchandise store adjacent to the venue.An apology from the singer – “I’m so upset to not be with you tonight,” it began - was written on a mirrored wall inside the store, telling fans to “please hang out and look at the outfits, take pics of anything you want.”Adele isn't a pop star because she's hip. It's because she's sincere
2 hours ago | NBC
At Least 1 NYPD Officer Dead, Another In Critical After Shooting In Harlem
Officials in New York City say at least one police officer has died and another officer is currently in critical condition after a shooting in Harlem. Police say the officers were responding to a domestic violence call.
2 hours ago | KRON4
CDC: Boosters 90 percent effective against omicron hospitalizations
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Three large studies by the CDC show just how vital booster shots are when it comes to preventing hospitalization and death, especially among one age group.The first study, released Friday, looked at almost 88,000 hospitalizations in 10 states found that booster shots were 90% effective at keeping people with the omicron variant of COVID-19 out of the hospital. The data was collected during December and January when the omicron was dominant.In the second study, published in the CDC’s most recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), individuals ages 65 and older who had been fully vaccinated and received a booster saw the largest gains in protection against the virus, with the 50-64 age set behind them.Data from the report also shows that unvaccinated people over 65 are 49 times more likely to be hospitalized for COVID-19 than seniors who have received a booster shot in addition to their full vaccination series, and 50-64 year-olds who remain unvaccinated are 44 times more likely to be hospitalized compared to vaccinated and boosted individuals in their age group.
2 hours ago | KRON4
CHP: DUI suspect involved in wrong-way crash that killed Elk Grove police officer
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — An Elk Grove Police Department officer died early Friday after colliding with a wrong-way driver on Highway 99 in South Sacramento.“This morning, we lost a six-year veteran of the Elk Grove Police Department,” said Elk Grove Police Chief Timothy Albright, who identified the officer as Tyler “Ty” Lenehan.The California Highway Patrol’s Sacramento dispatch center received a call about a wrong-way driver going northbound in the southbound lanes of Highway 99 around 5:13 a.m. At the time, the caller reported the driver was near 47th Avenue.Multiple units responded to the area, the CHP reported. Another caller then reported that the wrong-way driver had collided with a police motorcycle. When officers arrived, they detained 31-year-old Jermaine J. Walton of Sacramento.
2 hours ago | KRON4
Las Vegas mom battling COVID meets baby for the first time
LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– A 29-year-old Las Vegas mother battling COVID met her baby for the first time after giving birth more than two weeks ago. It was an emotional day Friday, Jan. 21, when Kristen Miranda was well enough to hold Penelope for the first time at Southern Hills Hospital. The doctor who took care of Penelope suggested her middle name be Miracle. “Because she’s the miracle that came this family going,” Dr. Robert Hsiao said. After struggling to breathe on New Year’s Day, Miranda came to the hospital. Four days later, Miranda’s doctors determined that they had to deliver her baby immediately or she or the baby might not survive. On Jan. 5, nine weeks early, Little Penelope was born, weighing four pounds 5 ounces.Immediately after the delivery, Miranda was rushed back up to ICU.
2 hours ago | KRON4
Fire burning near Big Sur
Fire burning near Big Sur
3 hours ago | NBC
Secretary Of Labor Marty Walsh Lays Out New Job Initiatives
As President Biden wrapped up his first year in office, the latest NBC News poll indicates that 60% of Americans disapprove of the job the president is doing with the economy. NBC News’ Joshua Johnson speaks with Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh on how the administration plans to tackle an uncertain economy with new job initiatives. 
3 hours ago | KRON4
Evacuations underway due to fire burning along Big Sur coast
MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) – Evacuation orders have been issued after a fire is broke out along the Big Sur coast on Friday night, according to the National Weather Service. All areas west of 3800 Palo Colorado Road to Highway 1 and south of Bixby Creek are under a mandatory evacuation order at this time. Video from the PG&E webcams shows the fire burning near Rocky Creek and Palo Colorado Canyon — The fire is being called the Colorado Fire. According to Caltrans District 5, Highway 1 at Rio Road in Carmel is currently closed. Officials are asking drivers to avoid Highway 1 and be aware of moving emergency vehicles. The NWS is reporting that humidity levels are in the teens and wind gusts are around 35 miles per hour. The Monterey County Office of Emergency Services is monitoring the situation.
3 hours ago | CNN
Covid-19 hospitalizations are dropping in the Northeast. In other parts of the country, they're rising
(CNN)During what has been another devastating surge of Covid-19 across the country, there is good news: Some states are starting to see infection numbers and hospitalizations drop. But that's not the case everywhere. As cases seem to begin plateauing, Covid-19 hospitalizations in the Northeast are down by about 11% after reaching a peak about a week ago and have also dropped slightly -- about 6% -- in the Midwest region, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Services. And new Covid-19 hospital admissions are beginning to decline nationwide, a sign that total hospitalizations may soon begin going down too in every part of the country. The agency's data includes both patients who are hospitalized because of Covid-19 complications and patients who may have been admitted for something else but tested positive for Covid-19. That has been true throughout the pandemic, but the share of patients who fall into each category may have changed over time.
3 hours ago | USA Today
Bulls coach Billy Donovan: Grayson Allen's flagrant foul 'could've ended' Alex Caruso's career
Milwaukee Bucks guard Grayson Allen was ejected with 5 minutes, 45 seconds left in the third quarter of the Bucks' game against the Chicago Bulls on Friday night at Fiserv Forum for committing a Flagrant 2 foul on Bulls guard Alex Caruso.On a fast break, Caruso took off for a layup and Allen swept in from the wing. As both players elevated, Allen hooked Caruso’s right arm and turned the Bulls guard horizontal in the air, and he fell hard under the basket.The play was reviewed and the officials assessed Allen a Flagrant 2, which results in an immediate ejection. Caruso missed the free throws after the foul.Chicago head coach Billy Donovan had strong words about the play, and about Allen, after the game. 
3 hours ago | KRON4
Students, parents, teachers call for better COVID protocols in Oakland
KRON4's Haaziq Madyun reports.
4 hours ago | CNN
How Americans think Joe Biden has done on their most important priorities after one year
(CNN)President Joe Biden entered office promising to end the Covid-19 pandemic, boost a lagging economy, get Americans back to work, restore US credibility abroad and heal a divided nation.After one year, the reviews from the American people in public polling on those topics, in many cases, have not been kind.Biden won't face the voters again until 2024, the ultimate judgment on what the American people think of the job he's done in office. But to get a benchmark on how Americans are feeling on the issues closest to them, CNN analyzed recent polling in subject areas that were the most important to Americans in January 2021, when Biden took office.The President has faced a variety of unique public health, diplomatic and economicobstacles. He's also claimed victories, including a drop in the unemployment rate, ramped up Covid-19 vaccinations and the passage of two major legislative priorities.
4 hours ago | NBC
NOW Tonight With Joshua Johnson Full Episode - Jan. 21 | NBC News NOW
It has been almost 60 years since President Kennedy called for putting a man on the moon now NASA is planning to go back there, Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh joins the show to discuss how the Biden Administration plans to improve the way we work, and a look into journalist's safety after a reporter was hit by a car on live TV. 
4 hours ago | Newsweek
More Stars Turn to Surrogacy as Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas Announce Birth
In announcing the birth of their daughter, Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra have become the latest celebrity couple to have a child via surrogacy.Although the name of the couple's baby was not released, she was born at Southern California hospital last Saturday, according to multiple news outlets. Jonas, 29, and Chopra, 39, confirmed the birth of their child via surrogate in a Friday Instagram post but offered few other details."We are overjoyed to confirm that we have welcomed a baby via surrogate," the message posted to both of their accounts reads. "We respectfully ask for privacy during this special time as we focus on our family. Thank you so much."The couple were married during two ceremonies, one Christian and one Hindu, in Jodhpur, India, in 2018. Months before the marriage, Chopra toldPeople that she "definitely" wanted to have kids, saying that "it's going to happen in the next 10 years."
4 hours ago | CBS
NYPD officials give update on Harlem shooting that killed 1 officer
New York City officials spoke Friday after a 22-year-old officer was killed in a shooting while on duty. Watch the press conference here. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on CBSNews.com and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the Paramount+ subscription service.
4 hours ago | CBS
1 NYPD officer killed, another "fighting for his life" after shooting in Harlem
A 22-year-old NYPD officer was shot and killed Friday night while responding to a call for service in Harlem, city officials said. Another officer was wounded and is "fighting for his life to survive." The incident occurred after a mother called to say she was in a dispute with her son, NYPD Chief of Detectives James Essig said at a press conference Friday night. When officers arrived and met with the woman at approximately 6:15 p.m., she said her son was in the back bedroom at the end of a long and narrow hallway. As two officers walked down the hall, the door swung upon and "numerous shots were fired," Essig said. A third officer, who had stayed with the woman, then confronted the suspect and shot him in the arm and the head. It's not yet clear if the suspect survived. He was identified by Essig as 47-year-old Lashawn McNeil.
4 hours ago | Newsweek
Mother Says She 'Can Not Afford To Work' Due To Rising Child Care Costs
Internet commenters were stunned by the financial realities of raising a child after one single mother revealed how much it costs to send her son to daycare.In a viral post published on Reddit's popular r/antiwork forum, Redditor u/jayzee312 shared a message she received from her son's daycare, detailing upcoming changes to monthly rates. Garnering the attention of thousands of Redditors, the post has received more than 33,000 votes and nearly 6,000 comments in just eight hours.Explaining that she is a college-educated single mother, u/jayzee312 revealed her son's daycare plans to increase monthly rates by $300 beginning in March, and included a table displaying the increased rates — many of which rival the average monthly rent of an apartment in the United States.
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