Jordan Culver, USA TODAY

Jordan Culver

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Past articles by Jordan:

Putin puts nuclear forces on high alert; Ukrainians, Russians agree to talks

Ukrainian military forces held off another attack by Russia on Kyiv. But Russian troops have reached Kharkiv, Ukraine's second-largest city. → Read More

New cases, hospitalizations, deaths fall to numbers not seen in almost a year; 100 infected on Mount Everest: Latest COVID-19 updates

New cases have tumbled to rates not seen in more than 11 months, sparking optimism that vaccination campaigns are working. Latest COVID-19 news. → Read More

India smashes global case record, true tally could be 10 times higher, expert says: Live COVID updates

India hit another global record of new coronavirus cases. Less than 2% of India's 1.4 billion people are fully vaccinated. Latest COVID-19 news. → Read More

US could send millions of vaccines to overwhelmed India; 6-foot rule 'offers little protection': Live COVID-19 updates.

The U.S. will send vaccine supplies and experts to India, overwhelmed by one of the worst coronavirus surges the world has seen. Latest COVID-19 news. → Read More

Michigan's case spike could repeat across US; Italy enters Easter lockdown; Florida bans vaccine passports. Latest COVID-19 updates

The CDC updated its guidance for vaccinated travelers, and the governor of Arizona is feuding with the state's capital over park access. COVID news. → Read More

A deer crashed through the windshield of a school bus in Virginia and landed on a student, video shows

No one was injured when a deer crashed through a school bus windshield and landed on a student in Virginia, according to local reports. → Read More

Chicago police officer placed on administrative duty after fatal 'armed confrontation' with 13-year-old boy

The boy, Adam Toledo, died by homicide from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. → Read More

4 dead, including a child, in Orange shooting at California office building: What we know

Four people, including a child, were killed when a suspect opened fire in a Southern California office building Wednesday evening, police said. → Read More

4 people, including a child, dead in shooting at Southern California office building; suspect injured

Police said four people, including a child, died in a shooting in Southern California. Two people, including the suspect, were injured. → Read More

These three Australian beetles are hard to find. So two researchers named them after Pokémon.

Binburrum articuno, Binburrum zapdos and Binburrum moltres were described by ENMU professor Darren Pollock and Ph.D. candidate Yun Hsiao. → Read More

Atlanta police arrest man with 5 guns, body armor inside Publix grocery store at Atlantic Station

The 22-year-old man was arrested and charged with reckless conduct, just two days after a gunman killed 10 people inside a Colorado supermarket. → Read More

7 dead in 3 shootings at massage parlors in Georgia; police investigating motive, possible links

Seven people were killed in three separate shootings in Georgia -- two in Atlanta, one in Cherokee County -- on Tuesday. → Read More

'Considerable degree of normality' possible by July, Fauci says; Duke in lockdown; learn status of your stimulus cash: Live COVID-19 updates

Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that the U.S. must gradually lift restrictions or risk another surge. Latest COVID-19 news. → Read More

Variant cases in US have doubled since Feb. 18; Idahoans burn masks at State Capitol: Live COVID-19 updates

Idahoans burned masks at the State Capitol in Boise to protest health recommendations they view as restrictions on freedom. Latest COVID-19 news. → Read More

J&J vaccine rolls out after CDC thumbs-up; US reports 306 variant cases, a daily record; 2.5M global deaths: Latest COVID-19 updates

An advisory committee to the CDC voted unanimously to recommend the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday. → Read More

As US death toll nears 500K, Dr. Anthony Fauci says Americans could be wearing masks in 2022: Latest COVID-19 updates

Dr. Anthony Fauci says it's "possible" we will be wearing masks into 2022. A Johns Hopkins expert disagrees. Latest COVID-19 news. → Read More

School board resigns after mocking parents on reopening; weather could fuel virus spread in Texas: Latest COVID-19 updates

President Joe Biden toured a Pfizer vaccine plant in Michigan and urged Americans to get vaccinated. Latest COVID-19 news. → Read More

School board resigns after mocking parents on reopening; weather could fuel virus spread in Texas: Latest COVID-19 updates

President Joe Biden toured a Pfizer vaccine plant in Michigan and urged Americans to get vaccinated. Latest COVID-19 news. → Read More

School board resigns after mocking parents on reopening; weather could fuel virus spread in Texas: Latest COVID-19 updates

President Joe Biden toured a Pfizer vaccine plant in Michigan and urged Americans to get vaccinated. Latest COVID-19 news. → Read More

'Bewildering and deeply disappointing': California sheriff's deputy arrested, charged with making up 'ambush' shooting

Sukhdeep Gill, a deputy with the Santa Clara Sheriff's Office, was arrested Friday on charges of felony vandalism and falsely reporting a crime. → Read More