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The Postal Service is now taking orders for COVID-19 test kits

The free at-home COVID-19 tests are expected to be delivered by USPS later this month. The White House said the site is in "beta testing" and will be launched formally Wednesday.
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You’ll be able to order free at-home COVID test kits starting on Wednesday

Orders for up to four tests per household can be placed using a website, beginning on Jan. 19.
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President Biden blasts Trump for ‘spreading a web of lies’ in a Jan. 6 speech

President Biden marked the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol with a scathing speech in which he strongly condemned the violence and said his predecessor, Donald Trump, "has created and spread a web of lies about the 2020 election."
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Biden announces free tests and defends the White House response as COVID cases surge

The federal government plans to buy a half-billion at-home COVID test kits and mail them to people who want them, with deliveries beginning in January.
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The omicron variant is cause for concern — but not panic, Biden says

President Biden said that while restrictions imposed on travelers from several nations in southern Africa would slow the variant's entry, the U.S. will eventually see cases.

Murkowski voted to convict Trump. Now she’ll run against a candidate he backs

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who voted to convict former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial last February, announced Friday she is running for reelection.
A man wearing a suit and a face mask looks at a paper a child in a mask is holding up.

Biden brushes off the GOP threats to sue over vaccine mandates

President Biden said he was saddened that some GOP governors are threatening to sue over the new mandates. To them, he said: "Have at it."