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Fauci: Approval of Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca vaccines ‘weeks away’

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci wears a face mask as he waits to testify before a House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Trump administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. (Kevin Dietsch/Pool via AP)

President-elect Joe Biden’s goal of vaccinating 100 million Americans during his first 100 days in office got a seal of approval from the country’s top infectious disease expert on Sunday.

Heavily fortified statehouses around U.S. see small protests

Armed protesters, who identified themselves as Liberty Boys, pose for fellow demonstrators' pictures outside the Oregon State Capitol on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Salem, Ore. The group said they want reduced government and do not support President Donald Trump or President-elect Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Heavily fortified statehouses around the U.S. are seeing small and peaceful protests, despite widespread fears of another burst of right-wing violence like the attack on the Capitol in Washington

Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris introduces members of the incoming White House Science team Jan. 16 in Wilmington, Del. (Washington Post photo by Demetrius Freeman)

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat Monday, stepping down four years after she was elected California's junior senator.

'Little old West Virginia' sets pace on vaccine rollout

A sign inside Griffith & Feil pharmacy hangs Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Kenova, W.Va. Griffith & Feil is among 250 mom-and-pop pharmacies in West Virginia helping to vaccinate residents in the quest to banish the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/John Raby)

West Virginia has emerged as an unlikely success in the nation’s otherwise chaotic coronavirus vaccine rollout

Democrats build Trump impeachment case, alleging 'dangerous crime'

In this Jan. 9, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump listens as Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt delivers remarks on proposed changes to the National Environmental Policy Act, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

Democrats are building their case for convicting President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial



Pets are pandemic winners

The animal shelters have emptied out as pets have become irresistible pandemic companions.


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Police logs - Jan. 17, 2021

Arrests by state and local police across the region.

Life Star transports 29-year-old man to hospital following motorcycle crash in Ledyard

Jeffrey A. Wilbur of Ledyard was driving the motorcycle south on Colonel Ledyard Highway when he veered off the right shoulder of the roadway and hit the guard rail, police said

East Lyme police arrest 3 alleged grease thieves in one week

Used oil can be sold and is used for biodiesel fuel and in a variety of other products. In a statement, town police Chief Michael Finkelstein said the thefts are an ongoing problem in the region and often damage restaurant equipment.


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UPDATED: Trump supporters do not show up at state Capitol

Joanna Iovino of Hartford holds an anti-fascist sign Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, as she uses her phone to livestream from the Connecticut State Capitol building in Hartford. An expected rally by supporters of President Donald Trump and those who dispute the results of the presidential election never materialized.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

An expected rally at the state Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump and those who dispute the results of the presidential election never materialized Sunday afternoon.