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Alec Baldwin was practicing for a scene when gun went off, affidavits show

Monday, October 25, 2021

Affidavits released by the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office offer the most complete accounting so far of the shooting that killed 42-year-old cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.

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White House delays the release of secret JFK assassination records, citing COVID-19

Sunday, October 24, 2021

A 1992 law called for all records surrounding the assassination to be made public, but the National Archives says it needs more time to review the files to ensure their release wouldn't cause harm.

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An Indiana town is wooing new residents with on-demand grandparents

Sunday, October 24, 2021

The small city of Greensburg, Ind., wants to grow, and is offering incentives for people to move in: cash, a YMCA membership — and grandparents on demand.

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It started with 5 families. Now hundreds are biking to school together in Barcelona

Friday, October 22, 2021

On Fridays, kids and parents hop on their bikes and join the bicibús, or bike bus, traveling to three schools along its route. It promotes bike safety and environmentally friendly transportation.

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A Moroccan man was shot to death in Texas while sitting in a car

Thursday, October 21, 2021

The Council on American Islamic Relations is calling for a complete and independent investigation of the killing in Caldwell County, about 40 miles from Austin.

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Pediatricians say the mental health crisis among kids has become a national emergency

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Three leading pediatric health organizations are sounding the alarm about "soaring rates" of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts among children and adolescents.

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Seville becomes the first major city in the world to categorize and name heat waves

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The effort, which will begin in 2022, will help the city with its disaster response if a heat wave is ranked as more dangerous. Seville's mayor hopes other cities follow suit.

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What we know about the 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti by a notorious gang

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Sixteen members of Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries are U.S. citizens, including 5 children. The 400 Mawazo gang that took the group specializes in mass kidnappings and seeks a $17 million ransom.

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Former President Bill Clinton released from the hospital

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Clinton, 75, had been hospitalized at the UC Irvine Medical Center since Tuesday for a "non-COVID-related infection."

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Haiti's kidnapping crisis is plunging the country even further into turmoil

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Seventeen missionaries were kidnapped by an armed gang in Haiti on Saturday. It was the latest in what experts are calling a kidnapping crisis in the country — a crisis largely driven by one gang.

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Family of Ahmaud Arbery leads rally ahead of trial of men charged in killing

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Community organizers and Arbery's family hope the momentum for policy changes after his death will continue throughout the trial. Jury selection begins Monday.

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U.S. will provide condolence payments to families of Kabul drone strike victims

Saturday, October 16, 2021

The Aug. 29 U.S. drone strike was supposed to target ISIS-K members, but the attack killed 10 Afghan civilians. Now those victims' families will get unspecified condolence payments.

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The federal government pledges $100 million to address health care worker shortages

Friday, October 15, 2021

As health care workers face increased levels of pandemic burnout, the Biden administration is looking to help states recruit and retain clinicians in underserved areas.

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Ray Odierno, Army general who led troops through Iraq War, dies at 67

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Odierno led the Army division that captured Saddam Hussein in 2003, and went on to become a key architect of the surge. President Biden called him a "hero" and a "giant in military circles."

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Rep. Schiff reveals impeachment regrets, tensions on Capitol Hill after insurrection

Sunday, October 10, 2021

In a wide-ranging interview with NPR's Michel Martin, Rep. Adam Schiff discusses his regrets from President Donald Trump's first impeachment trial and his relationship with his GOP colleagues.

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As Miss Navajo Nation, she helped her community through the pandemic

Sunday, October 10, 2021

When Shaandiin Parrish was crowned Miss Navajo Nation in 2019, she didn't expect to win. She also didn't expect to be carrying the honor two years later and through the health crisis.

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China's Xi Jinping urges a 'peaceful reunification' with Taiwan

Saturday, October 09, 2021

The Chinese leader says a "peaceful reunification," rather than one through military force, would benefit both China and Taiwan. Tensions between the two are the highest in decades.

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Biden restores protections for Bears Ears monument, 4 years after Trump downsized it

Thursday, October 07, 2021

President Biden signs executive orders expanding the boundaries of Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monuments.

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Twitch, the popular game streaming service, confirms that its data has been hacked

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

Twitch says a breach took place Wednesday morning, but the company has not provided further details about what kind of information was released and how many users were affected.

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More than 1 in 3 rural Black southerners lack home internet access, a new study finds

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

The research shows that across 152 counties, 38% of Black residents in the rural South have no home internet access, compared to 23% of white residents.

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