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COVID-19 variant first found in India detected in Maine

A COVID-19 strain first detected in India — which has already been deemed a “variant of concern” in the UK — has been discovered in Maine, according to a new report.  One case of the B.1.617.2 variant has been...

Israel gave US evidence of Hamas operating out of building

Israel said it shared “smoking gun” evidence with Biden administration officials that Hamas militants were operating out of a building in the Gaza Strip that housed media outlets that was reduced to rubble by Israeli rockets, according to...

6-year-old girl fatally shot in San Antonio, suspect arrested

A 6-year-old girl was fatally shot at a car club meetup in San Antonio on Sunday night, authorities said. The girl, identified as Saryah Perez, was struck by gunfire that rang out after a fight broke out at the...

Tiger roaming Houston street leads to tense confrontation

A tiger was spotted on the loose in a Houston neighborhood Sunday night — with one man pointing what appears to be a gun at the wild animal. The big cat with a collar was roaming around the residential...

Afghanistan bombing kills 30 people

A bombing near an Afghanistan school killed at least 30 people, many of them students. Fifty-two other people were also injured in the Kabul attack, NPR reports. Many of the victims were girls, who are taught at the Sayed Ul-Shuhada...

Hundreds of Jerusalem residents injured over Palestinian evictions

More than 220 people were injured during night-time clashes at a holy site in Jerusalem Friday over the potential eviction of Palestinians from land claimed by Jewish settlers. Hundreds of Israeli cops in riot gear fired rubber bullets and...

Republican running for Va. gov under fire as more work for Dems emerge

One of the frontrunners for the Republican nomination for Virginia governor is facing last-minute attacks as documents have surfaced indicating he worked for Democrats on multiple occasions. Digital marketing pioneer Pete Snyder, a top-tier candidate going into a GOP...

Trooper charged in child rape hid checkered FBI past

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — An Alabama state trooper arrested last week on charges he raped an 11-year-old girl had been kicked out of the FBI amid a string of sexual misconduct allegations but was hired by the state agency...

Mysterious lights streak across Seattle sky

Stargazers in the Pacific Northwest were left puzzled by another mysterious light show that illuminated the sky on Tuesday night. Residents in the Seattle-area posted video on social media that showed lights streaking across the sky shortly after 9...

At least 15 people dead, dozens injured in Mexico City train wreck

At least 15 people died and dozens were injured when a Mexico City metro train derailed off a collapsed overpass on Monday night, authorities said. The train collapsed down toward the road, trapping at least one car under rubble,...
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WHO recommends masks — even for vaccinated people — because of delta variant

As the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus gained traction around the world, the World Health Organization urged vaccinated people to continue to wear masks...
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‘Freaky bad accident’ could derail Hawks

Trae Young hopes to play through pain. The Hawks point guard suffered a right ankle sprain in the third quarter of Atlanta’s Game...

U.S. Carries Out Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria

WASHINGTON — The United States carried out airstrikes early Monday morning in Iraq and Syria against two Iranian-backed militias that the Pentagon said...

Kristen Schaal enters ‘The Mysterious Benedict Society’

Comedy veteran Kristen Schaal had a new experience in “The Mysterious Benedict Society.” “This is the first time I’ve done something where I have...

Are Black Creators Really on ‘Strike’ From TikTok?

Black creators’ concerns run deeper than simply obtaining dance credits or more brand deals. “We are being exploited, and that’s the core issue...