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A man who lived at a Chicago airport for 3 months before being discovered said he was too scared to fly because of COVID-19, prosecutors say

Summary List PlacementA 36-year-old California man lived at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport for three months before being discovered, according to multiple reports.
Prosecutors said the man told police he was too scared to fly because of COVID-19, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Aditya Singh arrived at O’Hare from Los Angeles on October…

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A new coronavirus variant has been tied to at least 90 infections in a deadly outbreak at a medical center in San Jose, California

Summary List PlacementA new coronavirus variant has been linked to multiple outbreaks in Santa Clara County, located southeast of San Francisco. One of the outbreaks has led to at least 90 infections and one death at the Kaiser Permanente medical center in San Jose, public health officials said. 
The variant…

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The National Guard is doing background checks on its own soldiers to shore up security during the inauguration

Summary List PlacementThe National Guard is running additional background checks on its guardsmen ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, in an attempt to weed out potential extremists. 
The move comes following the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol Building in which a corporal in the Virginia National Guard,…

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Armed protesters rallied at state capitols as cities and states ramp up security ahead of Biden’s inauguration

Summary List PlacementArmed protesters showed up to the state capitol buildings of Ohio, Texas, Oregon, and Michigan on Sunday ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. 
Cities and states are gearing up security after an FBI bulletin warned that in the days leading up to the inauguration, “armed protests” are expected…