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Supporters of former President Donald Trump flock to the National Mall for a rally on Jan. 6. Officials who were speakers at that rally are under scrutiny over the riot at the U.S. Capitol later that day. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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A Lawsuit Seeks To Hold Jan. 6 Rally Speakers Accountable. Some Argue They're Immune

The Justice Department is considering whether the federal officials who spoke at a Trump rally ahead of the insurrection were acting within the scope of their jobs that day.

A Lawsuit Against Jan. 6 Rally Speakers Forces DOJ To Consider Who's Legally Immune

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Gold medal winner Flora Duffy of Bermuda (center) celebrates her win in the triathlon on Tuesday, next to silver medalist Georgia Taylor-Brown of Great Britain. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Bermuda Wins Olympic Gold. It Has The Smallest Population To Ever Do That

Flora Duffy is one of two Bermudian athletes participating in the Tokyo Olympics. The remote set of islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean is more than 600 miles from the closest land mass.

Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines celebrates winning the women's 55-kilogram weightlifting match at the Tokyo 2020 Games — her country's first Olympic gold medal. An Lingjun/CHINASPORTS/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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Hidilyn Diaz Led The Philippines To Its First Olympic Gold In 100 Years

Standing atop the podium where no Filipino had stood before, she reportedly overshadowed President Rodrigo Duterte's final State of the Nation address.

Norway's Kristian Blummenfelt celebrates as he crosses the line to win the men's triathlon at the Tokyo Olympics. Blummenfelt won after a miscommunication between a media boat and the starting officials caused a rare false start in the endurance race. Adam Pretty/Getty Images hide caption

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A Media Boat Forced An Unusual Restart At The Tokyo Games

A camera aboard a media boat captured the moment as the start neared — and unfortunately, it kept capturing the moment after the start signal blared, blocking roughly half of the racers.

To mask or not to mask: That is the question for vaccinated people as the Delta variant surges. The answer: It depends. Being outdoors reduces the risk of infection. Being shoulder-to-shoulder with screaming people ... look out! Maybe that's why these roller-coaster riders at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, masked up. Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus FAQ: I'm Vaccinated. I Thought I Could Give Up Masks! But Should I?

Yes, that was the plan. Then along came the delta variant. And now people who are vaccinated are wondering: Are there circumstances in which a mask would be advisable?

Vanderbilt University Medical Center bought the hospital, in Lebanon,Tenn., from Community Health Systems in 2019, but the company is still suing former patients over unpaid medical bills. Blake Farmer/WPLN hide caption

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A Health Care Giant Sold Off Dozens Of Hospitals — But Continued Suing Many Patients

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As Community Health Systems has downsized, what remain are like zombie hospitals – little more than legal entities still taking patients to court even though the new owners don't sue.

This photo provided by the Utah Highway Patrol and posted on the Utah Department of Public Safety website shows several of the vehicles involved in a fatal pileup Sunday on Interstate 15 in Millard County, near the town of Kanosh, Utah. Utah Highway Patrol via AP hide caption

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At Least 7 People Die In A 20-Car Pileup In A Utah Sandstorm

Ground and air ambulances were used to transport victims of the crash on Interstate 15, which happened about 160 miles south of Salt Lake City.



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