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Katherine Biek

Live Reporter / Contributor

Katherine Biek is a content producer for the daily news team. She grew up in Minnesota among the glitz and glamour of the child pageant and competitive dance worlds before eventually hanging up her pointe shoes to attend the University of Missouri, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism in 2013. Since joining Newsy, Katherine's honed her skills at covering stories across a wide variety of news topics, including U.S. politics, international relations and even the entertainment industry.

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A health care worker carries oxygen tanks into an area designated for the treatment of COVID-19.
Eraldo Peres / APSci/Health

Brazil's Hospitals Can't Keep Up With COVID Cases

Tributes hang on the temporary fence surrounding the parking lot in front of a King Soopers grocery
David Zalubowski / APU.S.

2021 Has Had At Least 147 Mass Shootings

Britain's Prince Philip
Yui Mok / APEntertainment

Prince Philip To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Pregnant woman getting an ultrasound

Ohio Court Upholds Down Syndrome Abortion Law

Hank Aaron

Atlanta School Being Renamed After Hank Aaron

The Internal Revenue Service Headquarters (IRS) building
J. David Ake / APPolitics

IRS To Start Child Tax Credit Payments In July

A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Respone Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat.
U.S. Coast Guard / Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris / APU.S.

6 Rescued From Capsized Boat Off Louisiana Coast

Matt Gaetz's Associate Cooperating With Investigators
Marta Lavandier / APPolitics

Matt Gaetz's Associate Cooperating With Investigators

Police keep a watch on demonstrators who tried to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington.
Julio Cortez / APU.S.

Report Outlines Capitol Police Missteps During Riot

A health worker prepares a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Alvaro Barrientos / APSci/Health

EU To Reportedly Let Certain Vaccine Contracts Expire

People waiting for entrance at the Duke of Edinburgh pub in London, Monday, April 12, 2021.
Frank Augstein / APSci/Health

U.K. Eases Restrictions For Pubs, Restaurants And Other Businesses

A man wearing a face mask as he walks by the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.
Michel Euler / APWorld

France Imposes Third National Lockdown As COVID-19 Cases Surge

A U.S. Army soldier walks past an American Flag.
David Goldman / APU.S.

Transgender Troops To Serve Openly In U.S. Military

a nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, is inoculated with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
Mark Lennihan / APSci/Health

Pfizer Vaccine Effective Against South African Variant

A promotional image for Nike's 2021 "We Play Real" campaign

"Femvertising" Most Effective When It Tackles Structural Issues

file photo shows the Hollywood sign as seen in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles.
Reed Saxon / APEntertainment

Hollywood Losing Out On Revenue By Undervaluing Black Projects

An Oscar statue
Chris Pizzello / APEntertainment

Female Directors Could Make History At The 2021 Oscars

In this Feb. 17, 2021, file photo, students walk on the Boston College campus.

Student Debt Is Increasing, But Few Are Paying Full Price For College

Lauren Carson, the founder and executive director of Black Girls Smile
Black Girls SmileU.S.

Nonprofit Organization Focuses On Black Women's Mental Health

Donna and Keith Lyerly's short-term rental property in North Carolina

For More Vacationers, It's Homes Over Hotels During Pandemic

Digital nomad Joanna Yung
Joanna YungWorld

Digital Nomads Are Taking 'Working Remotely' To A Whole New Level

National Guard troops reinforce security around the U.S. Capitol ahead of the inauguration
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

FBI Vetting All 25,000 Troops In D.C. For Inauguration

National Guard troops reinforce security around the U.S. Capitol ahead of expected protests leading up to the inauguration.
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

What Defense Officials Are Looking For In Potential 'Insider Attacks'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky

In U.S. System, Senate Majority Leader 'Really Runs The Show'

American blacks register to vote in the July 4 Georgia Democratic Primary in Atlanta, Ga., on May 3, 1944

History Behind Georgia's Runoff System Rooted In Race

Protester is arrested on New York's Fifth Avenue by NYPD officers.
John Minchillo / APU.S.

Investigation Finds NYPD Used Excessive Force During Protests

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
Sarah Silbiger/Pool via APPolitics

COVID Relief Talks Drag On As Government Shutdown Looms In Washington

Shipments waiting to enter the Port of Dover.
Gareth Fuller/PA via APWorld

EU, U.K. Divided In Final Hours Of Post-Brexit Trade Talks

Vice President Mike Pence receives a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine shot.
Andrew Harnik / APSci/Health

VP Pence, Second Lady, Surgeon General Get COVID-19 Vaccines

B-Girl Sunny Choi competes at the 2020 Red Bull BC One World Final
Red Bull Content Pool / Dean TremiSports

Break Dancing To Get Its Time In The Spotlight At The Olympics