Aug 04, 2021

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The Associated Press

The Rundown

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s administration drew up a strategy to contain one coronavirus strain, then another showed up that’s much more…Read More

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BEIJING (AP) — China’s worst coronavirus outbreak since the start of the pandemic a year and a half ago escalated Wednesday with dozens more cases a…Read More

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BEIRUT (AP) — Banks, businesses and government offices were shuttered Wednesday as Lebanon marks one year since the horrific explosion at the port o…Read More

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s monthslong fall from grace reached a nadir Tuesday, when investigators said they substantiated sexual h…Read More

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NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka. Simone Biles. Both are prominent young Black women under the pressure of a global Olympic spotlight that few human bein…Read More

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As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in…Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly two decades before she was elected to Congress, Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri lived in a Ford Explorer with her then-husband …Read More

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The cars lined up by the strikingly modern mosque and were guided to parking bays where the drivers soon got jabs. The brisk pac…Read More

KAMIYOGA, Japan (AP) — Equestrian jumpers aren’t keen on surprises. Neither are the horses, and it takes years of training to keep them from getting…Read More