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A black box from the fatal Chinese plane crash has been located, officials say

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

The equipment was extremely damaged, however, so it's unclear how much information it will provide. There were 132 people aboard the flight, which crashed on Monday.

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Her brother was killed in Ukraine. She says his family is still waiting for answers

Saturday, March 19, 2022

The family of Jimmy Hill, the U.S. citizen killed in Ukraine this week, doesn't know what happened to his body and where his remains are now.

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Russian cosmonauts board Space Station wearing blue and yellow, the colors of Ukraine

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Wearing the colors Ukraine's flag has widely been seen as a way to support that country and oppose Russia's invasion.

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Chris Cuomo seeks $125 million after being fired from CNN

Thursday, March 17, 2022

The former CNN anchor was fired last year for violating CNN's journalistic standards when he helped his brother, ex-New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, navigate the sexual harassment allegations against him.

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Iran releases 2 British Iranian citizens from prison

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a charity worker, and Anousheh Ashouri, a businessman, have now left the country. A third prisoner was released on furlough. Other foreigners remain imprisoned in Iran.

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Starbucks plans to phase out paper cups in the U.S. and Canada

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

As part of the company's goal to reduce waste by 50% by 2030, customers will be able to bring a reusable cup to get their drinks by the end of next year.

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A year later, Atlanta remembers the 8 people killed in spa shootings

Saturday, March 12, 2022

The anniversary of the shooting spree that killed eight people, six of whom were women of Asian descent, will take place Tuesday. Organizers are planning rallies around the country.

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One person was arrested after West Point cadets on spring break overdosed on fentanyl

Saturday, March 12, 2022

Wilton Manors police have arrested one person related to an incident earlier this week involving six males overdosing on fentanyl. Cadets from the West Point military academy were involved.

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'Turning Red' is a turning point for Asians in film. Why is it seen as unrelatable?

Saturday, March 12, 2022

A review of "Turning Red" posted online this week sparked outcry for calling the film, which features a Chinese Canadian teenage girl, "limiting."

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Jussie Smollett will serve 150 days in jail for lying about an attack on him

Thursday, March 10, 2022

The former Empire actor was convicted on five felony counts of lying to police, but he has maintained that he did not stage the 2019 attack in which he claimed to be the victim.

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The Senate has passed a bill to save USPS billions of dollars and reform deliveries

Wednesday, March 09, 2022

The Senate on Tuesday approved a $107 billion financial overhaul of the long-beleaguered U.S. Postal Service. It now goes to President Biden.

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Ukraine says the Chernobyl nuclear site has lost power

Wednesday, March 09, 2022

Emergency diesel generators are providing power to critical safety systems at the facility, but they have only enough fuel for 48 hours.

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People fleeing Ukraine cross into Romania

Saturday, February 26, 2022

As Russia invades their country, Ukrainians fleeing conflict are crossing into bordering nations. Satellite images show miles of cars and trucks waiting to cross into Romania.

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Ukrainians adjust to the new reality of war

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Ukrainian reporter Andriy Kulykov speaks with NPR about the developments overnight in Kyiv and how citizens are feeling toward the U.S. and President Biden now that Russian troops are advancing.

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The next challenge for Afghan refugees is finding affordable housing and jobs

Friday, February 25, 2022

Afghan refugees have left their first destination in the U.S.: military bases. Now they're resettling in communities around the country. But finding affordable housing makes the transition difficult.

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Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit stripped of 2021 title after failed drug test

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission determined Monday that Medina Spirit had betamethasone in his blood, and is now disqualified from last year's race.

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Ukraine President Zelenskyy proposes to meet with Putin as tensions with Russia grow

Saturday, February 19, 2022

As fears grow of a Russian invasion of his country, the Ukrainian president offered to meet with his Russian counterpart. The U.S. warned of swift sanctions against Russia if it moves into Ukraine.

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Avocado shipments from Mexico are resuming after the U.S. lifts its ban

Friday, February 18, 2022

The U.S. had halted inspections of avocados from Mexico on Saturday, after a USDA inspector received a verbal threat.

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3.7 million more kids are in poverty without the monthly Child Tax Credit, study says

Friday, February 18, 2022

In one month, the child poverty rate increased from 12.1 to 17 percent, the highest rate seen since Dec. 2020. Black and Latino children experienced an even higher rate of poverty.

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Why we'll probably see avocado prices rise soon in the U.S.

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture put a temporary suspension on avocados from Mexico after an inspector received a threat. Experts say it might lead to a change in supply and cost.

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