Red meat politics: GOP turns culture war into a food fight
Conservatives last week gobbled up a false news story claiming President Joe Biden planned to ration red meat. Colorado Rep. Rep. Lauren Boebert suggested Biden "stay out of my kitchen." Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted out a headline warning Biden was getting "Up in your grill."
Florida governor signs voting law that critics call 'un-American'Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a major rewrite of Florida's elections law on Thursday, tightening rules around drop boxes and mail-in voting in the presidential battleground. Critics say the changes will make it harder for voters, particularly the elderly and people of color, to cast ballots.
Police: Suspect who held hostages at Minnesota bank arrestedPolice in Minnesota say a man accused of holding five employees hostage at a bank has been captured after an hourslong standoff
India cases hit new record as calls grow for strict lockdownWith coronavirus cases surging to record levels, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing growing pressure to impose a harsh nationwide lockdown amid a debate whether restrictions imposed by individual states are enough
Asian American health workers fight virus and racist attacksAsian Americans and Pacific Islanders have faced harassment and attacks in many settings during the pandemic
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelectionAtlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has announced she will not seek a second term, an election-year surprise that marks a sharp turnabout for the city's second Black woman executive
India's disaster hangs over countries facing COVID-19 surgesCountries fighting new surges of the coronavirus are trying to ensure they aren't hit by an India-style disaster
Josh Duggar released as he awaits trial on child pornographyFormer reality TV star Josh Duggar has been released from an Arkansas jail as he awaits trial on federal charges that he possessed and downloaded child pornography
WHO panel set to decide on emergency use of Chinese vaccineA key World Health Organization panel is set to decide whether to authorize emergency of a Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine
Argentine clinics struggle despite COVID-19 crisisCOVID-19 deaths have hit new peaks in Argentina, but the intensive care unit at the San Andres clinic in the capital is oddly silent
Indonesia's Sinabung spews column of volcanic ash into skyIndonesia's rumbling Mount Sinabung has spewed a thick column of volcanic ash 1.7 miles into the sky
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- 8:30 AMRolling Meadows barber launches scholarship for District 214 students entering trades
- 8:30 AMUS citizen in Thailand charged with murdering Thai wife
- 8:26 AMDoctors in Nepal warn of major crisis as virus cases surge
- 8:25 AMRosary presents pandemic-friendly 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown'
- 7:53 AMMaldives police say blast that hurt Nasheed act of terrorism
- 7:36 AMDeadly police shootout prompts claims of abuse in Brazil
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- LibertyvilleJohnson takes the helm in a year of change on the Libertyville village board
- BataviaBatavia teen charged in attempted armed robbery
- EducationAssistant superintendent and four new principals hired in District 59
- BloomingdaleBloomingdale Park District hosting Clue- inspired scavenger hunt
- RoselleWork begins on Main Street construction project in Roselle
- ElginElgin Youth Symphony Orchestra preps for final concert, next season's auditions
- ItascaChicago man dies in I-290 crash near Itasca
- Lake County10 Lake County jail inmates quarantining after testing positive for COVID-19
- NewsNorthwest Community opens walk-in vaccination clinic
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- AuroraRosary presents pandemic-friendly 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown'
- Prep SportsGirls soccer: Hennelly carrying on family tradition in Downers Grove
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The weather was mixed of rain, snow, wind and sun as spring comes in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for April 17-23, 2021.