Math Problem: What's The Best Strategy For COVID-19 Vaccination?

Older adults and first responders wait in line to receive a COVID-19 vaccine late last month at the Lakes Regional Library in Fort Myers, Fla.

Even if the Biden administration releases all available doses of COVID-19 vaccines, supplies will remain limited. How best to use that limited supply is a question mathematicians can help answer.

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 12:59pm

Federal Data Reveal Which Hospitals Are Dangerously Full This Week. Is Yours?

Map of county hospital use as of week of Dec. 11

COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to skyrocket in the U.S. NPR built a tool to explore the latest trends around the country. Look up your local hospital to see how it's faring.

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 10:22am

Trump Administration Moves To Brand Houthis In Yemen A Terrorist Group

The designation has broad implications — not just for the Iran-backed group, which controls Yemen's capital, but also for international organizations trying to help residents badly in need of aid.

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 10:42am

New York State Bar Association Considers Expelling Rudy Giuliani

The New York State Bar Association is launching a "historic" inquiry into Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, shown here at a November press conference in Washington, D.C.

The bar association said it received "hundreds of complaints in recent months" about Giuliani, ultimately deciding Monday to launch a "historic" inquiry into the president's attorney.

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 12:13pm

Impeachment Resolution Cites Trump's 'Incitement' Of Capitol Insurrection

The article references President Trump's repeated false claims of widespread voter fraud as well as specific comments during a rally ahead of the riot. Read the full text of the resolution.

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 12:28pm

Japan's Hokuriku region blanketed by record snowfall – video

Heavy snow has swept across the Hokuriku region of Japan, bringing traffic to a standstill, damaging electricity cables and leaving more than 100 vehicles stranded.

Weather officials warned that some parts of Hokuriku could experience three times more snow than usual in the coming days

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 10:38am