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Some Afghans Dread The Departure Of Foreign Forces. Others See It As Liberation

Some Kabul residents fear a Taliban takeover. Others are eager for the departure of troops they see as foreign intruders. “Afghans will have to come…

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Uber launches new anti-racism efforts, hires new inclusive design lead

Eager to show progress on the pledge to make its platform and business anti-racist, Uber on Friday announced new anti-racism driver and rider campaigns, as…

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‘This Is Not Yet Over,’ Netanyahu Says, After Israel Hits Urban Areas Of Gaza

Some of the most intense attacks hit the Gaza Strip Thursday night. But the clashes also brought large protests in the occupied West Bank —…

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Ex-Gaetz associate admits to sex trafficking, agrees to cooperate with federal prosecutors

Joel Greenberg, a former associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), agreed to cooperate with federal investigators and admitted to a variety of federal charges including…

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White House: User fees for infrastructure deal would “violate” Biden’s tax pledge

The White House on Friday said that Republicans’ idea to impose user fees for infrastructure spending would “violate” President Biden’s promise not to raise taxes…

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City of Columbus, Andre Hill’s family agree to $10M settlement over the fatal police shooting

Columbus, Ohio, on Friday reached a $10 million settlement with the family of Andre Hill, an unarmed Black man who was fatally shot by police…

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“Mass Effect”: Gaming’s biggest space opera returns

The iconic spacefaring adventure “Mass Effect” is back today with “Mass Effect: Legendary Edition,” a single, remastered version of all three games. Why it matters:…

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Gas shortages persist after Colonial Pipeline restarts service

Gas stations in 12 states and the District of Columbia are still experiencing fuel shortages after Colonial Pipeline resumed service following a ransomware attack that…

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‘An Embarrassing Time’: The Challenges For Arab Nations That Made Peace With Israel

“This is an embarrassing time for Gulf countries,” says political scientist Bessma Momani. “Ultimately, they gave Israel a normalization deal, but didn’t really extract anything…

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PHOTOS: Vaccine History Repeats Itself — Sometimes

From the first vaccine (for smallpox) the questions have been the same. How do we transport it? Who’s next to get it? Why so much…

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‘Creating The Enemy Of The Future’: How 2 Palestinians See The Clash With Israel

“This kind of escalation intensifies the hate, helps the radicals,” says an analyst who lives in Gaza, as Israel and Hamas fire rockets and missiles…

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Video shows Marjorie Taylor Greene harassing AOC in 2019

A newly unearthed video obtained by CNN shows Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), then a private citizen, taunting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) outside of her…

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Ireland’s health care system taken down after ransomware attack

Enlarge / St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. (credit: Bloomberg | Getty Images) Ireland has shut down most of the major IT systems running…

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DarkSide claims it’s shutting down after Colonial Pipeline hack

The hacker group DarkSide, which was responsible for a ransomware attack that shut down the Colonial Pipeline and led to fuel shortages in multiple states…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: New CDC mask guidance tests risk tolerance — Study: Over 99% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients were not vaccinated. Politics: Pelosi says masks will still…

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Opposition To Olympics In Japan Becomes More Organized, Vehement

The Japanese government remains adamant that the games will proceed as planned, even as local governments and protestors express rising concern about hosting the event…

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‘Bodies are being eaten by hyenas; girls of eight raped’: inside the Tigray conflict

A nun working in war-torn Tigray has shared her harrowing testimony of the atrocities taking place The Ethiopian nun, who has to remain anonymous for…

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Israel launches fresh Gaza attacks amid rocket fire – as it happened

IDF says ground forces have joined the attacks on Gaza Strip but have not entered the enclave. This live blog has now closed – for…

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Lawmakers reach deal on bipartisan 9/11-style commission to investigate Jan. 6

House negotiators have reached an agreement on the parameters of a 9/11-style commission to investigate the “facts and circumstances” surrounding the Jan. 6 attack on…

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What The Conflict With Israel Looks Like To 2 Palestinians

NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to Omar Shaban, founder of a Gaza-based think tank, and Palestinian lawyer Diana Buttu, about how this cycle of Palestinian-Israeli violence…

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Trump loyalist Elise Stefanik elected No. 3 House Republican after Liz Cheney ouster

House Republicans voted 134-46 in a secret ballot Friday to appoint Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) as the chair of the GOP conference, replacing Rep. Liz…

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Retail sales flat in April after huge surge in March

April retail sales in the U.S. were unchanged from March, which saw a surge revised up to 10.7%, according to the latest Commerce Department report…

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