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- Joe Biden is to address the nation Tuesday as COVID-19 cases rise amid the Omicron variant.
- He will issue a "stark warning" to unvaccinated people, Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.
- He will set out "what the winter will look like" for those who "choose to remain unvaccinated," she added.
- Retired US generals warn of insurrection or civil war in 2024
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- More than 1,600 Cornell students test positive for COVID-19
- Astroworld medics reveal harrowing accounts of being trapped in crowds
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In a Washington Post op-ed, the generals said a "disturbing number" of veterans and active-duty members were involved in the January 6 Capitol attack.
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A 61-year-old man in Japan is the prime suspect in a fire that killed 24 people at a mental health clinic where he was a patient, police say
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