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Emiratis ask U.S. secretary of State to brand Houthi rebels as terrorists.

Emirati Foreign Minister Abdullah Bin Zayed asked Secretary of State Tony Blinken in a phone call Monday to re-designate the Houthi rebels in Yemen as…

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World Bank: Gap between rich and poor countries is widening

For the last two decades, incomes in poorer countries were catching up to rich countries. The pandemic economy of the 2020s may reverse the trend,…

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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Concerns grow over CDC’s isolation guidelines — Experts warn of more COVID-19 variants after Omicron. Vaccines: America’s vaccination drive runs out of gas —…

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Joint Chiefs chair Gen. Mark Milley tests positive for COVID-19

Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday. State of play: Joint Staff spokesperson Col. Dave Butler said…

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Momentum builds to ban lawmakers from trading stocks

Some progressive Democrats and MAGA Republicans are uniting on a proposal to ban sitting lawmakers from trading individual stocks, although it’s unlikely that leadership will…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm was lashing much of the East Coast on Sunday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend. The…

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Colleyville Rabbi credits survival to active-shooter training

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, one of the people taken hostage in a synagogue outside Fort Worth on Saturday, said in an interview with CBS Monday that…

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Schools face pressure to purge books about racism and gender identity as banning skyrockets

School districts from Pennsylvania to Wyoming are bowing to pressure from some conservative groups to review — then purge from public school libraries — books…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm was lashing much of the East Coast on Sunday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend. The…

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Volcanic eruption in Tonga caused “significant” damage

Significant damage has been reported in Tonga following an undersea volcanic eruption on Saturday, which covered the Pacific nation in ash and cut off communication…

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North Korea launches 4th suspected missile test this month

North Korea’s military fired “two suspected short-range ballistic missiles” eastward from Pyongyang on Monday morning local time, per South Korean and Japanese officials. Why it…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm was lashing much of the East Coast on Sunday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend. The…

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Texas synagogue siege: British man named in Colleyville standoff

British national Malik Faisal Akram took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue outside Fort Worth on Saturday, the FBI said in a statement. The…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm that’s spawned tornadoes while pummeling the Southern U.S. began lashing the Northeast on Sunday, causing widespread power outages. The big picture:…

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Volcanic eruption in Tonga caused “significant” damage

Significant damage has been reported in Tonga following an undersea volcanic eruption on Saturday, which covered the Pacific nation in ash and cut off communication…

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Trump slams “dull” DeSantis ahead of potential 2024 matchup

Donald Trump is trashing Ron DeSantis in private as an ingrate with a “dull personality” and no realistic chance of beating him in a potential…

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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Concerns grow over CDC’s isolation guidelines — Experts warn of more COVID-19 variants after Omicron — WHO recommends 2 new treatments — What “mild”…

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British national named in Colleyville synagogue standoff

British national Malik Faisal Akram took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue outside Fort Worth on Saturday, the FBI said in a statement. State…

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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Concerns grow over CDC’s isolation guidelines — Experts warn of more COVID-19 variants after Omicron — WHO recommends 2 new treatments — What “mild”…

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British national named in Colleyville synagogue stand-off

British national Malik Faisal Akram took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue on Saturday, the FBI said in a statement on Sunday. State of…

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Novak Djokovic loses Australian visa appeal

Tennis star Novak Djokovic faces deportation and a three-year visa ban after an Australian appeals court revoked his visa. Driving the news: Djokovic will not…

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America struggles to keep schools open

As Omicron continues to spread, schools across the U.S. are struggling with teacher shortages that have forced them to consolidate classes and lean on administrative…

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