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‘Terrorism threat has moved' from Afghanistan, says top US envoy

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

Blinken defends decision to withdraw from Afghanistan, saying Washington needed to focus on China and the pandemic.
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John Cornyn Says He Doesn't Think Biden Is Mentally Unfit; He Was Just Quoting An Article

John Cornyn Says He Doesn't Think Biden Is Mentally Unfit; He Was Just Quoting An Article

1 hour ago   |   The Huffington Post

"There's a lot of confusion in the Twitterverse about that," the Texas senator confessed.
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Howard University Receives $1.59M Grant For Vaccination Efforts In Underserved Communities

1 hour ago   |   News One

In the midst of the pandemic, Howard University stepped up to provide relief for underserved communities and the HBCU will be able to further its efforts thanks to the help of...
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Falcons Rumors: Arthur Blank 'Fascinated' by Top QBs in 2021 NFL Draft

2 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Matt Ryan has become almost synonymous with the current iteration of the Atlanta Falcons , but the NFC South team may look to find its future signal-caller in the upcoming NFL...
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NFL GM Says DeVonta Smith Will Have 'Incredible Career' Despite Size

2 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

At least one NFL general manager isn't concerned about DeVonta Smith's potential at the next level despite his 6'1", 170-pound frame...
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SXSW Stake Sold to Rolling Stone and Billboard Publisher

2 hours ago   |   Pitchfork

A co-founder of the Austin festival called Penske Media Corporation's 50% ownership a “lifeline”
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NASA's Mars helicopter is set to take history-making flight Monday. Here's how to watch it

NASA's Mars helicopter is set to take history-making flight Monday. Here's how to watch it

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

After six years of development, the first aircraft to take flight on another planet will set sail from Mars early Monday morning. NASA's helicopter, called Ingenuity, will take...
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Motorcyclist hospitalized after being struck in hit-and-run in Raleigh

Motorcyclist hospitalized after being struck in hit-and-run in Raleigh

3 hours ago   |   WRAL

Jamal Desmond Jones, 23, the driver of the car, fled the scene of the crash but was soon arrested and charged with felony hit and run inflicting serious injury.
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19-year-old leads police on chase through Raleigh

19-year-old leads police on chase through Raleigh

3 hours ago   |   WRAL

Police recovered a large amount of marijuana in the vehicle, along with a handgun with the serial number filed off, and an extended magazine.
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Gov. Walz Says Additional Law Enforcement On Twin Cities Streets Is About Responsibility

3 hours ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - As the state braces for more unrest in Brooklyn Center with protests and the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, the state of Minnesota has taken the step of...
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Leonard returns, Clippers rout Timberwolves 124-105

Leonard returns, Clippers rout Timberwolves 124-105

LOS ANGELES - Paul George led five starters in double figures with 23 points and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the Minnesota Timberwolves 124-105 on Sunday night for their... Read more ...

GOP White House Hopefuls Make Moves As Trump Mulls Run

GOP White House Hopefuls Make Moves As Trump Mulls Run

The contest to succeed Donald Trump at the head of the Republican Party is on. Read more ...

What Dikembe Mutombo, The NBA, Kaiser Permanente Are Doing About Covid-19...

A recent Kaiser Family Foundation analysis found that people of color are not getting a proportional share of Covid-19 vaccinations. Read more ...

Wildfire causes evacuation of University of Cape Town students

Wildfire causes evacuation of University of Cape Town students

A ferocious wildfire in South Africa damaged several buildings at the prestigious University of Cape Town on Sunday and forced its students to evacuate. The blaze engulfing... Read more ...

Ronald Acuna Jr. injury update: Braves star to be examined after suffering...

Ronald Acuna Jr. injury update: Braves star to be examined after suffering abdominal strain

The star outfielder left the Braves' Sunday night game against the Cubs. Read more ...

Chile has one of the worlds' best vaccination rates. Covid is surging there...

A recent surge in coronavirus infections in Chile has sparked concern beyond its borders. Read more ...

San Francisco commemorates 115th anniversary of 1906 earthquake with...

A Saturday morning ceremony for the 115th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake included 30 seconds of fire engine sirens at 5:12 a.m., the moment the earthquake hit. Read more ...

Vanessa Bryant Uses Her Platform to Battle the Powerful

Through social media and a lawsuit, she is trying to hold law enforcement to account in ways that are uncommon for women, and especially for women of color. Read more ...

After Opting Out, Micah Parsons Prepares for the 2021 NFL Draft

Players and scouts adjusted their methods to account for the absence of a traditional combine in Indianapolis. Read more ...

Regular People Keep Challenging N.B.A. and W.N.B.A. Players

There's confidence, and then there's thinking you can beat one of the 500 or 150 best basketball players in the world. Read more ...