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Colorado Roundup

Select Colorado COVID-19 vaccine clinics offering seasonal flu shot this weekend

With U.S. schools and businesses reopened, international travel resuming and far less masking this fall, flu could make a comeback. The big question is whether it will trickle in or roar back and put extra pressure on hospitals already struggling with COVID-19 surges.

Nation

Cities, police unions clash as vaccine mandates take effect

Resistance is bubbling up even though first responders have been hit hard by COVID-19. More than 460 law enforcement officers have died from the virus, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page, which tracks deaths in the line of duty.

#MeToo, 4 years in: ‘I’d like to think now, we are...

"I can't imagine what it was like doing that in 1991," said Bennett, 26. "I've thought about that a lot."

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SIEGE ON THE US CAPITOL

THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

The Trump White House

Takeaways from Trump aide’s account of chaotic White House

"I do not want to be like Hillary Clinton," Melania Trump reportedly told Grisham. "She walked to Marine One holding the hands with her husband after Monica news and it did not look good."

National Biz

Obituaries

Fact Check

Americans agree misinformation is a problem, poll shows

Most also think social media companies, and the people that use them, bear a good deal of blame for the situation. But few are very concerned that they themselves might be responsible, according to a new poll from The Pearson Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research

Real Fake News

Report: Social media manipulation affects even US senators

"We've seen how easy it is for foreign adversaries to use social media as a tool to manipulate election campaigns and stoke political unrest," Murphy said. "It's clear that social media companies are not doing enough to combat misinformation and paid manipulation on their own platforms and more needs to be done to prevent abuse."

That's Weird

World

Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 32

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the carnage at the Fatimiya mosque in Kandahar province. It came a week after a bombing claimed by the local Islamic State affiliate killed 46 people at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan.

Gun Control Debate

Motive for Florida family’s massacre may never be known

Investigators say that when they captured Marine veteran Bryan Riley outside the Lakeland, Florida, home where he allegedly killed a couple, their 3-month-old son and the boy's grandmother, he told them, "You know why I did this."

National Politics

Jill Biden out to flex political muscle in governors’ races

"You get a lot more emotional bang for the buck," said Vigil, author of a 2019 book on Melania Trump and Michelle Obama which details how a "new era" of first ladies have expanded their political influence. "You get the positivity of her favorability compared to her husband. You get her being able to talk about issues in different kinds of ways than an elected official might be able to. And you get a lot of that relatability factor."