Under President-elect Biden's plan, federal disaster-relief workers would set up thousands of vaccination centers, where retired doctors would administer shots to teachers, grocery store workers and people over 65 years old.
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U.S. carries out 13th and final execution under Trump administration
The U.S. government carried out the 13th and final federal execution under President Donald Trump's administration early on Saturday, days before his successor Joe Biden takes office with a promise to try to end the death penalty.
Uganda's Museveni heads for election win, rival alleges fraud
Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni was heading for a resounding win in Uganda's presidential election with nearly all votes counted on Saturday, although his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud.
Laschet succeeds Merkel as German CDU party leader
Centrist Armin Laschet was elected chairman of Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU) on Saturday, succeeding Angela Merkel and putting him on course to run as the conservative party's candidate for chancellor in federal elections in September.
Sanitation worker gets first shot as India launches COVID-19 vaccination campaign
Sanitation worker Manish Kumar became the first person in India to be vaccinated against COVID-19 on Saturday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched one of the world's largest immunisation campaigns to bring the pandemic under control.
Aftershock rocks Indonesia quake zone as search continues
An aftershock hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island on Saturday as rescue workers searched for people trapped under rubble after an earthquake killed at least 45 people, injured hundreds and sent thousands fleeing in terror.
Some 6,500 Honduran migrants in caravans traveling north to Guatemala, officials estimate
Small skirmishes broke out between Honduran security forces and migrants trying to cross the border into Guatemala on Friday night, with Guatemalan officials estimating around 6,500 people to be heading north to the United States.
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