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What's In, and What's Out, as Democrats Reshape Biden Bill

By Kevin Freking | Saturday Oct 23, 2021
Democrats are edging closer to an agreement on what programs and policies to include in President Joe Biden's massive plan to expand health and safety net programs and combat global warming.

Amid the Capitol Riot, Facebook Faced its Own Insurrection

By Alan Suderman and Joshua Goodman | Saturday Oct 23, 2021
As supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6th, forcing lawmakers into hiding, an insurrection of a different kind was taking place inside the world's largest social media company.

Baldwin was Told Gun was 'Cold' before Movie Set Shooting

By Morgan Lee, Susan Montoya Bryan, and Cedar Attanasio | Saturday Oct 23, 2021
Details of the shooting at the ranch on Bonanza Creek Road were included in a search warrant application filed by the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office.

Grand Teton Joins Yellowstone in Breaking Tourism Records

Saturday Oct 23, 2021
Just nine months into 2021, Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park already has had its busiest year on record.

Can New Variants of the Coronavirus Keep Emerging?

By Christina Larson | Saturday Oct 23, 2021
New variants can emerge as long as the virus that caused the pandemic keeps infecting people. But that doesn't mean new variants will keep emerging as regularly, or that they'll be more dangerous.

Review: James Wan Returns to Horror with Gory 'Malignant'

By Lindsey Bahr | Friday Oct 22, 2021
Horror maestro James Wan has not had many misses, but his gruesome latest is simply ridiculous. And that's not even taking into account the cringey remix of "Where Is My Mind."

Quantas Moves Up Flights as Australia Expects Tourists Soon

By Rod McGuirk | Friday Oct 22, 2021
Qantas Airways on Friday brought forward its plans to restart international travel from Sydney as Prime Minister Scott Morrison predicted tourists would be welcomed back to Australia this year.

Is It Time to Get the COVID Booster? Which One?

By Lauren Neergaard, Mike Stobbe | Friday Oct 22, 2021
Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters but figuring out who's eligible and when can be confusing.

S Korea Blocks Army from Appealing Transgender Soldier Case

By Kim Tong-Hyung | Friday Oct 22, 2021
South Korea's Justice Ministry on Friday blocked the army from appealing a landmark court ruling that said it unlawfully discharged the country's first known transgender soldier before she was found dead earlier this year.

Sheriff: Baldwin Fired Shot on Movie Set That Killed Woman

Thursday Oct 21, 2021
Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a woman at a Santa Fe movie set.

Across Africa, Major Churches Strongly Oppose LGBTQ Rights

By Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu, Chinedu Asadu, Rodney Muhumuza and Mogomotsi Magome | Thursday Oct 21, 2021
In the West, churches are opening up to LGBTQ rights. Not so in Africa.

Trump Plan for New Media Venture Gets Investors' Thumbs Up

By Jill Colvin and Alex Veiga | Thursday Oct 21, 2021
Some investors aren't waiting to see if former President Donald Trump's plans for a media company to challenge the likes of Facebook, Twitter and even Disney can actually become reality — they're all in.

After Kanter's Tibet Comments, Celtics Blacked Out in China

By Tim Reynolds | Thursday Oct 21, 2021
Boston Celtic Enes Kanter spoke out against human rights abuse in China. The country immediately canceled the team from being viewed

PPP is Gone, but Government Help for Small Businesses Isn't

By Randa Kriss | Thursday Oct 21, 2021
Here are some of the government funding options that are still available to help small businesses in the time of COVID — and how to get them.

Rare Coin Made in Colonial New England Could Fetch $300,000

By Mark Pratt | Thursday Oct 21, 2021
An extraordinarily rare coin with a face value of just pennies when it was minted in mid-17th century New England could sell for the equivalent of about $300,000 when it's put up for auction.

For Sleepy Hong Kong Residents, 5-Hour Bus Tour is a Snooze

By Alice Fung, Matthew Cheng | Thursday Oct 21, 2021
Travel-starved, sleep-deprived residents might find a new Hong Kong bus tour to be a snooze.

S Korea Test Launches 1st Domestically Made Space Rocket

By Kim Tong-Hyung | Thursday Oct 21, 2021
South Korea's first domestically produced space rocket reached its desired altitude but failed to deliver a dummy payload into orbit in its first test launch on Thursday.

Brazil Senate Urges Charges Against Bolsonaro over Pandemic

By Debora Alvares and Diane Jeantet | Thursday Oct 21, 2021
A Brazilian Senate report recommended Wednesday pursuing crimes against humanity and other charges against President Jair Bolsonaro for allegedly bungling Brazil's response to COVID-19.

FDA OK's Mixing COVID Vaccines, Backs Moderna and J&J Boosters

By Matthew Perrone, Lauran Neergaard | Thursday Oct 21, 2021
U.S. regulators signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or J&J vaccine, saying anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.

Virginia Gives Democrats a Test of Black Turnout before 2022

By Will Weissert | Thursday Oct 21, 2021
Activists worry that a lack of action by the Democrat-controlled Congress on voting rights and issues important to African Americans could spell trouble now and in 2022.

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