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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democrats vowed Wednesday to push new gun-control legislation and to try to revive stalled bills in Michigan's Republican-led Legislature following a mass shooting that left four high school students dead and others with serious injuries.

DRAPER, Utah (AP) — When her 10-year-old daughter tried spraying air freshener on herself before school one morning, Brittany Tichenor-Cox suspected something was wrong with the sweet little girl whose beaming smile had gone dormant after she started the fifth grade.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of the omicron variant Wednesday — in a vaccinated traveler who returned to California after a trip to South Africa — as scientists around the world race to establish whether the new, mutant version of the coronavirus is more da…

San Francisco Mayor London Breed talks about the first confirmed case of the omicron variant during a COVID-19 briefing outside City Hall in San Francisco, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. The U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of the omicron variant Wednesday — a person in California who had been to South Africa. Genomic sequencing on the patient's virus was conducted at the University of California, San Francisco. At right is San Francisco health director Dr. Grant Colfax. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

San Francisco health director Dr. Grant Colfax talks about the first confirmed case of the omicron variant as Mayor London Breed listens during a COVID-19 briefing outside City Hall in San Francisco, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. The U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of the omicron variant Wednesday — a person in California who had been to South Africa. Genomic sequencing on the patient's virus was conducted at the University of California, San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

San Francisco Mayor London Breed listens during a COVID-19 briefing about the first confirmed case of the omicron variant outside City Hall in San Francisco, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. The U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of the omicron variant Wednesday — a person in California who had been to South Africa. Genomic sequencing on the patient's virus was conducted at the University of California, San Francisco, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed it as consistent with the omicron variant. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan discusses state plans to prepare for the omicron variant of the coronavirus during a news conference on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021 in Annapolis, Md. Maryland Health Secretary Dennis Schrader is standing right. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)

In this photo created with an in-camera multiple exposure, registered nurse Lisa Lampkin, part of the first group of nurses who had been treating coronavirus patients in an intensive care unit, stands for a photo in the empty COVID-19 ICU at Providence Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, Calif., on April 6, 2021. "I would go home, try to sleep," she says. Then she would "wake up to the reality of this pandemic again." (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Travelers wearing protective face masks wait for a shuttle to arrive at the Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Brazil and Japan joined the rapidly widening circle of countries to report cases of the omicron variant Tuesday, while new findings indicate the mutant coronavirus was already in Europe close to a week before South Africa sounded the alarm. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

A traveler wearing a hazmat suit walks through the arrivals area at the Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Washington (AP) — The Biden administration is moving to toughen testing requirements for international travelers to the U.S., including both vaccinated and unvaccinated people, amid the spread of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus.

Sitting in his car, Mesquite firefighter Jeffrey Dillon pulls up his shirt sleeve to get a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot at the Dallas County Health and Human Services drive up vaccine site in Mesquite, Texas, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Sitting in his car, Ivonne Fuentes lets out a slight grin just after getting her second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the Dallas County Health and Human Services drive up vaccine site in Mesquite, Texas, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Sitting in his car, social worker Jonathan De La Rosa gets a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot at the Dallas County Health and Human Services drive up vaccine site in Mesquite, Texas, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Sitting in his car, Mesquite firefighter Jeffrey Dillon gets a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot at the Dallas County Health and Human Services drive up vaccine site in Mesquite, Texas, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Sitting in his car, social worker Jonathan De La Rosa pulls up his sleeve to get a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot at the Dallas County Health and Human Services drive up vaccine site in Mesquite, Texas, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

NEW YORK (AP) — Maggie Gyllenhaal's Elena Ferrante adaptation “The Lost Daughter" won four Gotham Awards including best feature film at the 31st Gotham Awards, the annual New York independent film celebration that serves as a boozy kickoff to Oscar season.

FILE - This undated file image provided by Merck & Co. shows their new antiviral medication molnupiravir. An experimental COVID-19 drug that could soon become the first U.S.-authorized pill to treat the coronavirus faces one final hurdle Tuesday: A panel of government experts will scrutinize data on the medication from drugmaker Merck. (Merck & Co. via AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Enforcement began Monday in Los Angeles for one of the strictest vaccine mandates in the country, a sweeping measure that requires proof of shots for everyone entering a wide variety of businesses from restaurants to theaters and gyms to nail and hair salons.

People wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus walk in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

People wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus walk in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

People, some wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus, visit the Christmas Village at John F. Kennedy Plaza, commonly known as Love Park, in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

People wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus walk in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

People wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus walk through the Christmas Village at John F. Kennedy Plaza, commonly known as Love Park, in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

FILE — Shoppers walk through the aisles at Macy's, Nov. 26, 2021, in New York. New York City's health commissioner said Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, he is "strongly recommending" that everyone wear masks in indoor public settings as scientists work to learn more about the newly identified omicron variant of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Brittainy Newman, File)

FILE — Staff at the Modern Museum of Art check visitors' proof of vaccination in New York, Sept. 13, 2021. New York City's health commissioner said Monday he is "strongly recommending" that everyone wear masks in indoor public settings as scientists work to learn more about the newly identified omicron variant of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)