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Biden: Monkeypox threat doesn't rise to level of COVID-19

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

TOKYO - President Joe Biden sought Monday to calm concerns about recent cases of monkeypox that have been identified in Europe and the United States, saying he did not see the...
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Iowa man's 67-pound catfish is biggest ever caught in South Dakota

Iowa man's 67-pound catfish is biggest ever caught in South Dakota

3 hours ago   |   KCCI

Iowan Ethan Evnik landed a 67-pound catfish in the Missouri River during a trip to South Dakota.
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Teens, 16 and 13, wounded in South Shore shooting while walking down street, Chicago police say

6 hours ago   |   ABC

One teen was shot in the body and the other was shot in the left, according to police.
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South Shore residents push for stronger housing protection

South Shore residents push for stronger housing protection

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - A coalition of residents in South Shore is pushing for better housing protections as the nearby Obama Presidential Center remains under construction in Jackson...
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Abducted woman found abused, chained in vacant West Pullman home

Abducted woman found abused, chained in vacant West Pullman home

8 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Chicago police are investigating after a woman says she was abducted, raped and chained inside a vacant South Side house for days. The 36-year-old woman, who WGN News...
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Bail denied to accused shooter and buddy who allegedly took gun in killings near McDonald's on Near North Side

8 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Jaylun Sanders, 21, of South Shore, faces two counts of first-degree murder, seven counts of attempted first-degree murder and one count of unlawful use of a weapon.
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Archaeological dig uncovers artifacts dating back 2,500 years

Archaeological dig uncovers artifacts dating back 2,500 years

9 hours ago   |   WGN TV

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. - A team of archaeologists digging along the Great Pee Dee River in South Carolina are finding out more about the Native Americans who once lived...
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A House Democrat's anti-abortion stance could cost him a seat

10 hours ago   |   NPR

The only self-identified "pro-life" Democrat in the House is facing a primary runoff challenge in south Texas. The race is one test of whether the party has room for people...
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78,000 pounds of infant formula arrives in US

78,000 pounds of infant formula arrives in US

10 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

INDIANAPOLIS - A military plane carrying enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis, the first of several flights...
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German chancellor Scholz kicks off Africa trip in Senegal

13 hours ago   |   ABC News

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is kicking off a three-nation trip to Africa that will include stops in Senegal, Niger and South Africa
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Biden says US would defend Taiwan if attacked by China

US President suggests he would intervene in a Chinese invasion in apparent break with decades-long policy. Read more ...

Minnesota mom arrested for killing 6-year-old son after cops find body in trunk

Minnesota mom arrested for killing 6-year-old son after cops find body in trunk

Cops found the 6-year-old's body in the trunk of his mom's Chevy Impala when they made a traffic stop in Mound, Minnesota on Friday morning. Read more ...

After 3 months of war, life in Russia has profoundly changed

Many ordinary Russians are reeling from blows to their livelihoods and emotions. Read more ...

Investors are preparing to vote on whether China's ride-hailing app Didi...

Didi, a popular ride-hailing platform in China, is about to find out on Monday whether it can move on to the next phase in a year-long clash with Beijing that wiped more than... Read more ...

Pakistan Reaps What It Sowed

How the country's support for the Taliban backfired. Read more ...

How to Prepare for the Next Ukraine

Washington must ramp up support for vulnerable partners-before it's too late. Read more ...

‘Death sentence': Doctors in Sri Lanka decry medicine shortage

As essential medicines disappear from shelves, doctors forced to postpone life-saving procedures amid economic crisis. Read more ...

Russian-Speaking Technologists Rebuild Their Lives in San Francisco

They moved from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and other countries for jobs in the technology industry. Now they are joined by friends fleeing war and repression. Read more ...

Activision Employees to Cast Union Vote

Employees at a company subsidiary complain about long hours and low pay. On Monday, they could vote to form the first union at a big U.S. gaming company. Read more ...

'They ruined everything': Fleeing the devastation in Ukraine

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