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Biden, Harris urge vaccinations as U.S. looks likely to miss July 4 target

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday urged Americans to get COVID-19 shots, as the country looks likely to miss the...

St. Louis couple who brandished guns at protesters plead guilty

A St. Louis, Missouri, couple who drew international attention for brandishing guns at racial justice protesters last year pleaded guilty on Thursday to misdemeanor...

3 dead after tubers go over North Carolina dam

Three people have been found dead and two remain missing after a group of tubers floating along the Dan River in North Carolina went...

U.S. reopens asylum access for victims of domestic violence, gang violence

The U.S. attorney general on Wednesday rescinded a Trump-era decision that made it harder for victims of domestic violence and gang violence to win...

Veering from democracy, Nicaragua defies U.S. rebukes

Police in Nicaragua are arresting opponents of President Daniel Ortega and even dissidents from his Sandinista movement in a crackdown ahead of November's presidential...

Sizzling heat wave blankets U.S. Southwest for third day

Much of the western United States baked for a third day on Wednesday under a punishing heat wave that has set temperature records, prompted...

In final debate, Democratic NYC mayoral candidates clash over policing

The eight leading candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for New York City mayor exchanged jabs on Wednesday over public safety, housing and homelessness at...

U.S. Congress declares holiday for Juneteenth, marking end of slavery

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed and sent to President Joe Biden a bill making June 19, or "Juneteenth," a federal...

Trees or tourists? Jamaica’s COVID recovery push threatens green aims

As a child, Sophie Grizzle Roumel remembers swimming in the warm turquoise waters near a beach surrounded by mangroves outside her small village on...

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