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Biden keeps to Kabul Aug. 31 deadline despite criticism

Biden keeps to Kabul Aug. 31 deadline despite criticism

KABUL — U.S. President Joe Biden declared Tuesday he is sticking to his Aug. 31 deadline for completing a risky airlift of Americans, endangered Afghans and others seeking to escape Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
Trump-backed Herschel Walker seeks Georgia Senate seat

Trump-backed Herschel Walker seeks Georgia Senate seat

ATLANTA (AP) — Herschel Walker on Tuesday filed paperwork to enter the U.S. Senate race in Georgia after months of speculation, joining other Republicans seeking to unseat Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock in 2022.
Authorities revise death toll in Tennessee flooding to 18

Authorities revise death toll in Tennessee flooding to 18

WAVERLY, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities have revised the confirmed death toll from flooding in rural Tennessee over the weekend to 18 people from as high as 22, saying the miscount was an honest mistake.
'No blindsiding,' Hochul vows as she takes helm in New York

'No blindsiding,' Hochul vows as she takes helm in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — On her first day at the helm, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said she will mandate masks in schools. The Democrat also said Tuesday afternoon that she wants all school staff to be vaccinated or tested weekly for the coronavirus.
Algeria breaks off diplomatic ties with neighboring Morocco

Algeria breaks off diplomatic ties with neighboring Morocco

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria formally broke off diplomatic relations with neighboring Morocco on Tuesday, with the foreign minister citing a series of alleged hostile acts.
G-7 leaders can't sway Biden to delay Afghanistan withdrawal

G-7 leaders can't sway Biden to delay Afghanistan withdrawal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharply divided leaders of the Group of Seven industrialized democracies clashed Tuesday over U.S. President Joe Biden’s insistence on withdrawing from Afghanistan by August 31 in the face of the Taliban takeover of the country.
US troops surge evacuations, CIA chief meets with Taliban

US troops surge evacuations, CIA chief meets with Taliban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.
School mask mandate ban challenged in new Utah lawsuit

School mask mandate ban challenged in new Utah lawsuit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A ban on school districts requiring masks is forcing parents of vulnerable kids to wrestle with the painful choice of whether to risk coronavirus infections at school or keep them at home yet again, according to a lawsuit filed
Proud Boys leader who burned BLM flag gets 5 months in jail

Proud Boys leader who burned BLM flag gets 5 months in jail

The leader of the Proud Boys extremist group was sentenced to more than five months in jail on Monday for burning a Black Lives Matter banner that was torn down from a historic Black church in downtown Washington and bringing two high-capacity firear
NYC mandates vaccinations for public school teachers, staff

NYC mandates vaccinations for public school teachers, staff

NEW YORK (AP) — All New York City public school teachers and other staffers will have to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, officials said Monday as the nation's largest school system prepares for classes to start next month.