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Fauci: 100,000 new Covid deaths in US ‘predictable but preventable’
Dozens of states reported rapidly increasing fatalities amid resistance in some states to public health mandates

Richard Luscombe

29, Aug, 2021 @4:59 PM

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Congressmen criticized over Kabul visit say they were ‘uniquely situated’ for trip
The two congressmen defend ‘fact-finding’ mission after being criticized for taking up resources and space needed for evacuees

Richard Luscombe

29, Aug, 2021 @3:30 PM

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Florida radio host who called himself ‘Mr Anti-Vax’ dies of Covid-19
Station and friends pay tribute to host Marc Bernier, who was hospitalized three weeks ago

Martin Pengelly

29, Aug, 2021 @2:19 PM

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Republicans scent blood as Biden assailed over Afghanistan pullout
The chaotic evacuation has dented the president’s image of empathy and competence but political attacks may have limited shelf life

David Smith in Washington

29, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Pentagon names troops killed in Kabul – some were babies at time of invasion
Several of the 13 US military personnel killed in Islamic State attack were recently married or about to become fathers

Richard Luscombe and agencies

28, Aug, 2021 @9:02 PM

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Washington voting rights march marks Martin Luther King anniversary
Nearly 60 years after the I Have a Dream speech, crowds came to the capital again to protest attacks on minority rights

Ankita Rao in Washington

28, Aug, 2021 @8:25 PM

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Joe Biden says new Kabul terror attack highly likely in next 24 to 36 hours
President vows that drone strike on Islamic State will not be last as Taliban says it will announce Afghan cabinet soon

Martin Pengelly in New York and agencies

28, Aug, 2021 @8:09 PM

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‘Biden’s worst nightmare’: how Afghanistan shook a president
A rapid Taliban takeover, a chaotic evacuation and a deadly terror attack have shaken confidence in the commander-in-chief and US leadership

David Smith in Washington

28, Aug, 2021 @6:59 PM

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Sirhan Sirhan: six Kennedy children condemn decision to grant killer parole
Two children of assassinated Senator Robert F Kennedy support California decision which may be reversed

Martin Pengelly in New York and agencies

28, Aug, 2021 @11:12 AM

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These apps say they can detect cancer. But are they only for white people?
People can use cellphones to catch a slew of skin conditions but questions of accuracy and biases in algorithm databases remain

Jyoti Madhusoodanan

28, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Starbucks workers in New York are organizing to form first US union
The company has vigorously opposed unions in the past and says its ‘partners’ in Buffalo don’t need one now

Michael Sainato

28, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Vaccine wars: how the decision not to get the shot is tearing loved ones apart
When friends and family disagree about getting vaccinated, close ties can fray. Some siblings have even stopped talking to each other

Ashley Abramson

28, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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