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A nurse’s training didn’t protect her from vaccine misinformation. Now, she’s one of the victims of Covid-19
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A nurse’s training didn’t protect her from vaccine misinformation. Now, she’s one of the victims of Covid-19

Natalie Rise was a registered nurse in Idaho who loved her job as a home health care worker before she decided to stay at home with her special-needs twins, according to her brother, Daryl Rise. But her science-based training to become an RN was apparently no match for the disinformation about Covid-19 vaccines being shared…MORE

The search for Gabby Petito’s fiancé Brian Laundrie resumed today. Here’s why it’s been so hard to find him
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The search for Gabby Petito’s fiancé Brian Laundrie resumed today. Here’s why it’s been so hard to find him

Police in Florida resumed their search Tuesday for Brian Laundrie, the fiancé of Gabby Petito, who has been missing for almost a week. Investigators are searching for Laundrie on the Venice side of the Carlton Reserve, a 25,000-acre nature reserve near the family’s home in North Port, Florida. Agents were requested Monday afternoon, said Florida…MORE

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to reinstated sexual assault charge
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Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to reinstated sexual assault charge

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty Monday to a recently reinstated sexual assault charge in California. Last month, a Los Angeles County judge dismissed one of the 11 charges against him after his defense team argued that the statute of limitations on a sexual battery charge had run out. A criminal grand jury…MORE

12,000 migrants have been waiting in makeshift camps under the Del Rio bridge in Texas
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12,000 migrants have been waiting in makeshift camps under the Del Rio bridge in Texas

Standing in the sweltering Texas sun, Jameson Tilus held both of his children in his arms and described the desperate conditions under the Del Rio International Bridge. The 26-year-old Haitian national and his family arrived about a week ago after crossing the Rio Grande River. Getting food has been difficult, Tilus said, and he worries…MORE

Boy taken into custody after Virginia school shooting that left 2 wounded, police say
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Boy taken into custody after Virginia school shooting that left 2 wounded, police say

A boy was taken into custody Monday after a school shooting in Newport News, Virginia, that left two people wounded and two others injured, police said Monday afternoon. The shooting occurred Monday morning at Heritage High School. A male and female, both 17, were taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds that were not considered…MORE

After nearly a month of testimony, prosecutors rest their case against R. Kelly
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After nearly a month of testimony, prosecutors rest their case against R. Kelly

After testimony from 45 witnesses over 20 days, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn are resting their case against R. Kelly. Jurors have heard from witnesses ranging from former live-in girlfriends of the singer to his former employees, many of whom were subpoenaed to testify against the singer. Kelly faces racketeering and sex trafficking charges, which he…MORE

Houston police officer slain and another officer wounded while executing a warrant, mayor says. A possible suspect is dead

Houston police officer slain and another officer wounded while executing a warrant, mayor says. A possible suspect is dead

One of two Houston police officers shot while executing a search warrant has died, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said Monday. The other officer is in stable condition, Turner said during a news conference at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. A possible suspect died at the scene, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Twitter. The…MORE

5 things to know for September 20: Coronavirus, immigration, Canada, Afghanistan, UN

5 things to know for September 20: Coronavirus, immigration, Canada, Afghanistan, UN

What’s “stagflation?” It’s a period of high inflation and stagnant economic growth, and it can be a lose-lose situation for economic policy makers. Unfortunately, it looks like mild stagflation already may have hit the US. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get…MORE

FBI spends hours searching family home of Gabby Petito’s fiancé Brian Laundrie as he remains missing
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FBI spends hours searching family home of Gabby Petito’s fiancé Brian Laundrie as he remains missing

The FBI searched the family home of Gabby Petito’s fiancé, Brian Laundrie, in Florida for hours Monday, a day after investigators across the country found what they believe to be her remains. In the morning, FBI investigators searched Laundrie’s parents’ home in North Port as part of a “court-authorized search warrant” related to the Petito…MORE

6 people are in critical condition and 24 others injured after a bus crash in Pennsylvania

6 people are in critical condition and 24 others injured after a bus crash in Pennsylvania

A bus crash in central Pennsylvania Sunday left at least 30 people injured, six of whom are in critical condition, officials said. The bus went off an exit ramp on Interstate 81 in Schuykill COunty when the driver lost control, according to a crash report from the Pennsylvania State Police. Trooper David Beohm said there…MORE

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