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A judge on Wednesday sentenced the man who drove an SUV through a crowd gathered for the 2021 Christmas parade in Waukesha, killing six people and injuring dozens more, to six consecutive life sentences.

Nicole made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane just south of Vero Beach, Florida, the National Hurricane Center reported early Thursday. It was later downgraded to a tropical storm.

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed reformulated COVID-19 booster shots developed by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech, hours after an influential panel made a recommendation.

Prosecutors on Thursday asked a judge to unseal a search warrant executed earlier this week at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, citing the public interest and the fact that the president publicly confirmed the search, Attorney General Merrick Garland said.

An armed man wearing body armor tried Thursday to breach the FBI office in Cincinnati before exchanging gunshots with authorities in a chase that prompted the closure of an interstate highway and ended in the gunman’s death, authorities said.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday that officials “put a substantial proposal on the table weeks ago” to secure the release of former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan and WNBA star Brittney Griner, who are both classified as having been wrongfully detained by Russia.

Two people died Saturday in a shooting that left more than a dozen others injured outside a bar in downtown Oslo, according to police and multiple reports.

Seven people, including two young children, died Saturday afternoon when a tornado touched down near Des Moines, destroying dozens of houses and knocking out power in the area, officials with the county Emergency Management Agency said.

Kamila Valieva, the 15-year-old Russian figure skater who became the first woman to land a quadruple jump during Olympic competition, has tested positive for a banned substance, Russian media outlets reported.

Tom Brady, the most successful quarterback in NFL history, on Tuesday confirmed his plans to retire following a 22-season career in the league.