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Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 47

Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 47

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 47 people and wounding 70, a Taliban official said. It was the deadliest day since the U.S.
Attorney: Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre

Attorney: Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.
DOJ will ask Supreme Court to halt Texas abortion law

DOJ will ask Supreme Court to halt Texas abortion law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration said Friday it will turn next to the U.S. Supreme Court in another attempt to halt a Texas law that has banned most abortions since September.

Teachers told to offer books with 'opposing' Holocaust views

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) — A Texas school district administrator told teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust in their classrooms, they should also have books that offer “opposing” or “other” viewpoints on the subject.
Prosecutors: Capitol cop told Jan.6 rioter to hide evidence

Prosecutors: Capitol cop told Jan.6 rioter to hide evidence

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer has been indicted on obstruction of justice charges after prosecutors say he helped to hide evidence of a rioter's involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection. The officer, Michael A.
Russia says it pushed US destroyer from area near its waters

Russia says it pushed US destroyer from area near its waters

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Defense Ministry said a Russian warship on Friday prevented a U.S. Navy destroyer from what it described as an attempt to intrude into Russia’s territorial waters in the Sea of Japan.
Norway town absorbs horror of local's bow-and-arrow attack

Norway town absorbs horror of local's bow-and-arrow attack

KONGSBERG, Norway (AP) — Residents of a Norwegian town with a proud legacy of producing coins, weapons and silver grappled Friday with the horrible knowledge that someone living in their community used a bow and arrow to attack people doing their gro
More repression, fewer jobs: Jordanians face bleak outlook

More repression, fewer jobs: Jordanians face bleak outlook

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — As a poorly paid public school teacher, Khaled Jaber always needed a side hustle, working as a private tutor and using his car as a taxi to help pay the bills.
Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 in playoff thriller, advance to NLCS

Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 in playoff thriller, advance to NLCS

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and prized midseason acquisition Max Scherzer came out of the bullpen for a save, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 in a thrilling winner
'Soul-consuming': Victim's family reflects on Durst case

'Soul-consuming': Victim's family reflects on Durst case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York real estate heir Robert Durst was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without a chance of parole for the murder of his best friend more than two decades ago.