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One of Maryland’s escaped zebras dies in illegal trap
Authorities have belatedly reported that one of the group of African mammals that bolted from a farm died last month

Adam Gabbatt

20, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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House Capitol attack committee votes to recommend Steve Bannon prosecution – as it happened
The panel took the aggressive step against Trump’s former adviser after he defied a subpoena relating to the 6 January insurrection

Maanvi Singh (now) and Joan E Greve (earlier)

20, Oct, 2021 @12:24 AM

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House Capitol attack committee votes to recommend Steve Bannon prosecution
Panel unanimously approves contempt of Congress citation for Trump ally who defied subpoena relating to 6 January insurrection

Hugo Lowell in Washington

19, Oct, 2021 @11:57 PM

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Texas Republicans pass voting maps that entrench power of whites
Texas will lower the number of districts where minorities comprise a majority – despite the non-white population growing rapidly

Sam Levine

19, Oct, 2021 @7:45 PM

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‘Abject neglect’: critics report chaotic and deadly conditions on Rikers Island
There have been five suicides and seven additional deaths this year in New York City’s notorious jail complex

Erum Salam in New York

19, Oct, 2021 @12:52 PM

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Virginia governor reveals his long Covid symptoms as he urges vaccinations
Ralph Northam had a mild case in September 2020 that left him with long-lasting effects, including the loss of smell and taste

Melody Schreiber

19, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Religious exemptions threaten to undermine US Covid vaccine mandates
In California, hundreds of public employees make claims as Christian legal group offers template exemption letter

Maanvi Singh in Oakland

19, Oct, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Bannon and other top Trump officials face legal peril | First Thing
As Trump takes action, Bannon and other former officials face legal peril for defying subpoenas. Plus, the women who live without love

Nicola Slawson

19, Oct, 2021 @10:16 AM

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‘People are fed up’: Dollar General workers push to unionize amid hostility from above
Employees alleges allege intimidation and union-busting at low-cost retailer that reported billions in sales last year

Michael Sainato

19, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Price for drug that reverses opioid overdoses soars amid record deaths
Pfizer manufacturing problems leave nonprofits paying exorbitant prices for dwindling supplies of life-saving naloxone

Melody Schreiber

19, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Colin Powell: the man who might have been America’s first Black president
The ex-general seriously considered running in 1995 but later felt himself increasingly out of step with the Republican party

David Smith in Washington

19, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Bannon and other top Trump officials face legal peril for defying subpoenas
Developments in committee’s move to secure Bannon conviction come as Trump files lawsuit blocking release of White House records

Hugo Lowell in Washington

19, Oct, 2021 @7:38 AM

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