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Beijing to offer Olympic tickets to ‘selected’ spectators

Only "selected" spectators will be permitted at next month's Beijing Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said Monday.
5 months ago
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Climate change, new construction mean more ruinous fires

The winter grassland fire that blew up along Colorado’s Front Range was rare, experts say, but similar events will be more common in the coming years as climate change warms the planet — sucking the moisture out of plants — suburbs grow in fire-prone areas and people continue to spark destructive blazes. “These fires are […]
6 months ago
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France recalls ambassadors to US, Australia over sub deal

America's oldest ally, France, recalled its ambassador to the United States on Friday in an unprecedented show of anger that dwarfed decades of previous rifts.
9 months ago
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After impact of Ida, infrastructure key in preventing misery

Deadly flooding delivered to the Northeast by the torrential rains of what remained of Hurricane Ida has brought a new urgency and a fresh look to how roads, sewers, bridges and other infrastructure must be improved to prevent such a catastrophe from happening again.
10 months ago
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Taliban rulers resume some flights, press assault on final holdout

Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have resumed some domestic passenger flights to and from Kabul, as the religious militia’s fighters step up an assault on the last remaining pocket of resistance being led by fighters opposed to their rule.
10 months ago
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Correction: United States-Afghanistan story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story published August 27, 2021, about a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of province where the strike took place. It was Nangarhar province, not Nangahar. Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. […]
10 months ago
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Migrant kids play, watch TV in what US calls ‘model’ shelter

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Teenage boys chased down soccer balls on grassy fields. Dormitory beds were organized into small pods with a TV in each section. Some kids laid on the cots reading, while others played cards nearby with caseworkers. The Biden administration on Friday gave a rare look inside an emergency shelter it opened […]
12 months ago
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Phoenix Suns star Devin Booker sells Paradise Valley home for $3.45M

Phoenix Suns All-Star guard Devin Booker has sold his luxurious Paradise Valley home for $3.45 million.
2 years ago
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Former Surgeon General disappointed in Trump’s reaction to coronavirus

Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona said Friday President Trump missed an opportunity to model good public health behavior amid COVID-19.
2 years ago
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President Trump and first lady test positive for coronavirus

President Donald Trump said late Thursday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus.
2 years ago
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Dueling versions of reality define 1st week of fall campaign

The first week of the fall sprint to Election Day crystallized different versions of reality as Donald Trump and Joe Biden sold their messages to voters.
2 years ago
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Phoenix Union postpones sports until COVID-19 benchmarks are met

Phoenix Union on Monday will postpone sports activities until state and county health coronavirus benchmarks are met for a safe return.
2 years ago
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Arizona Representative Raúl Grijalva tests positive for coronavirus

Arizona Representative Raúl Grijalva in a press release on Saturday morning said that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.
2 years ago
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Bills seek to limit puberty blockers, other treatment for transgender youth

In what advocates call an unprecedented attack on transgender people, bills proposed aim to restrict medical treatment to transgender youth.
2 years ago