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Parents of missing postal worker issue plea for same attention as Gabby Petito case: ‘We haven’t forgotten’

For nearly three years, the family of Kierra Coles have fought to raise awareness of their daughter, who was pregnant when she went missing in 2018.

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All migrants are gone from Texas border camp: Officials

It’s a dramatic change from last Saturday, when the number peaked as migrants driven by confusion over the Biden administration’s policies and misinformation on social media converged at the border crossing connecting Del Rio, Texas, and Ciudad Acuña, Mexico.

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Pacific Gas and Electric charged in California wildfire last year that killed 4

It is the latest action against the nation’s largest utility, which pleaded guilty last year to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter in a 2018 blaze ignited by its long-neglected electrical grid that nearly destroyed the town of Paradise and became the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century.

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VP Harris’ in-studio ‘The View’ interview goes on remotely after 2 hosts test positive for COVID-19

Co-host Sunny Hostin and guest host Ana Navarro both had to leave the set mid-show after testing positive for the coronavirus.

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Biden urges COVID-19 booster shots for those now eligible

Boosters should be offered to people 65 and older, nursing home residents and those ages 50 to 64 who have risky underlying health problems, federal officials said.

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Former ABC News executive says Chris Cuomo harassed her

Chris Cuomo, the host of "Cuomo Prime Time," has faced criticism for his role in advising his brother, Andrew Cuomo, who resigned as New York governor last month over allegations of sexual harassment from multiple women.

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US sets stage for COVID booster shots

Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said boosters should be offered to people 65 and older, nursing home residents and those ages 50 to 64 who have risky underlying health problems.

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Police: 1 dead, 12 wounded in Tennessee store shooting; shooter dead

Collierville Police Chief Dale Lane said the shooting broke out at a Kroger store in his suburban community about 30 miles east of Memphis.

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Louisiana state trooper charged in pummeling of Black man

A grand jury on Thursday indicted Jacob Brown for the 2019 beating following a traffic stop that left Aaron Larry Bowman with a broken jaw, broken ribs and a gash to his head.

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US special envoy to Haiti resigns, cites Biden administration’s ‘inhumane’ deportation policy

Daniel Foote Foote wrote Secretary of State Antony Blinken that he was stepping down immediately "with deep disappointment and apologies to those seeking crucial changes."

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FDA approves Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for seniors, high-risk

The FDA authorized booster doses for Americans who are 65 and older, younger adults with underlying health conditions and those in jobs that put them at high risk for COVID-19.

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Group of unaccompanied children from Afghanistan arrives in Chicago as wave of refugees continues

About 75 unaccompanied minors arrived in Chicago on Wednesday morning, according to city and federal officials.

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Biden doubles US global donation of COVID-19 vaccine shots

The stepped-up U.S. commitment marks the cornerstone of the global vaccination summit President Joe Biden convened virtually on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, where he encouraged well-off nations to do more to get the coronavirus under control.

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World’s oldest identical twins: At 107, Japanese sisters get Guinness World Records certification

Umeno Sumiyama and Koume Kodama recall that, growing up, they were bullied because of prejudice against children of multiple births in Japan.

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More Amalgamated: Chicago bank gets New York buyer

The sale combines lending institutions with ownership links to organized labor.

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In shift, Homeland Security Secretary says images from border ‘horrified’ him

The controversy added an additional complication to an already difficult situation for the Biden administration, which is facing criticism from many allies for quickly sending Haitians back to their troubled homeland under a public health order without giving them an opportunity to seek asylum in the United States.

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US officials defend expulsion of Haitians from Texas town

More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town, U.S. officials said Monday.

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Stocks post biggest drop since May on worries over China, Fed

"The market’s biggest strength this year could become its biggest risk," said Michael Arone, chief investment strategist at State Street Global Advisors.

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Cleanup of abandoned coal mines would get a big boost under federal infrastructure bill

‘The next 15 years — if this passes — is literally a historic advancement in mine reclamation,’ one expert says.

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US easing foreign travel restrictions; vaccinations required

Fully vaccinated passengers will not be required to quarantine.

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Amid world’s worst hunger crisis, first deaths confirmed in Ethiopia’s blockaded Tigray region

The UN has called the famine the world’s worst in a decade. Now, there’s confirmation of the first starvation deaths since Ethiopia imposed ‘a de facto humanitarian aid blockade.’

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Authorities unable to find Gabby Petito’s boyfriend in Florida

Police in Florida say they’ve "exhausted all avenues in searching the grounds" of a nature preserve where Brian Laundrie’s parents said he may have been.

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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in elementary school-aged kids

Pfizer tested a much lower dose — a third of the amount that’s in each shot given now.

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Search resumes for man whose girlfriend disappeared on trip

Brian Laundrie and Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, 22, left in July on a cross-country trek in a converted van to visit national parks in the U.S. West.

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US panel backs COVID-19 boosters only for elderly, high-risk

But the federal advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots to the rest of Americans.

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Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul strike error

Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, apologized for the error and said the United States is considering making reparation payments to the family of the victims.

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Rare U.S. Constitution copy set for auction at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s announced Friday — appropriately on Constitution Day — that in November it will put up for auction one of just 11 surviving copies of the Constitution from the official first printing produced for the delegates to the Constitutional Convention and for the Continental Congress.

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Ex-deputy charged with manslaughter in white teen’s death

A special prosecutor announced the felony charge against Michael Davis, a former sergeant with the Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office, in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Hunter Brittain.

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US faith leaders recall Sikh’s bias killing post Sept. 11

9/11 released a dangerous wave of white supremacy and Islamophobia that continues to manifest in attacks on members of a variety of belief traditions. But religious leaders say Sept. 11 also broadened, diversified and solidified interfaith movements.

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God doesn’t want you to read this

Not every Jew went to synagogue on Yom Kippur Thursday. Some wrote their columns.

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Gabby Petito argued with boyfriend before vanishing, bodycam shows

Police in North Port, Florida, say the missing Florida woman’s boyfriend, Brian Laundrie. is a "person of interest" in her case. He’s not been charged, but he’s also not cooperating.

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Mexico finishes 3-month push to vaccinate border residents

Officials hoped the mass vaccinations would aid in lifting pandemic restrictions on non-essential travel across the U.S. border, which hasn’t happened.