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Federal authorities are investigating the massacre in Buffalo as a potential hate crime. Law enforcement officials also reported Monday that the accused gunman had planned to continue his shooting spree at another location if he had escaped. That new... Details
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This attack in Buffalo in a predominantly Black neighborhood, like too many before it, is leading to another period of conversation and self-examination for some on questions of race, white supremacy and extremist ideology. Eric Ward, of the Souther... Details
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In our new wrap Monday, police in southern California have charged a Las Vegas man with murder and attempted murder in a Sunday shooting at a church that left one person dead and five wounded, President Biden is redeploying U.S. troops to Somalia, Mc... Details
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The CDC on Monday formally confirmed that COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have surpassed 1 million. That's roughly the American death toll in the Civil War and World War II combined. It's the highest reported death toll of any country, and comes as cases... Details
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Each day the Twitter thread "Faces Of COVID" posts the names, images and a short remembrance of Americans who have died from COVID-19. The project was started by Boston-based communications consultant Alex Goldstein, who has posted more than 7,000 re... Details
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In our news wrap Friday, U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner will spend another month in pre-trial detention in Russia, South Korea offers medical supplies to North Korea for an apparent COVID outbreak, Israeli police charged and beat mourners befor... Details
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A baby formula shortage has become a major problem for parents around the U.S., one without quick solutions. About 40 percent of formula is out of stock nationwide due to supply chain disruptions, inflation and a recall by one of the biggest producer... Details
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With the U.S. marking the tragic milestone of 1 million lives lost from COVID-19, we wanted to pause to acknowledge this immense, collective loss and remember just some of the Americans who have perished from the virus since the pandemic began. PBS N... Details
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President Biden on Thursday marked the U.S. nearing one million lives lost due to the pandemic and called on Congress to pass funding for more COVID relief. The pandemic has claimed more than 6 million lives worldwide, though WHO estimates the real t... Details
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In our news wrap Thursday, the Jan. 6 committee in Congress subpoenaed House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other Republicans, North Korea acknowledged its first COVID outbreak, Palestinians mourn journalist Shireen Abu Akleh who was shot de... Details
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As we approach the tragic milestone of 1 million deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. we wanted to bring you reflections from some of the people we've met over the past two years of this pandemic. A paramedic, a nurse, a single mom, a sister, a daughter,... Details
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In our news wrap Wednesday, the Labor Department's April consumer price report shows a slight drop in inflation increases amid 40-year highs, Hong Kong police arrested a Catholic cardinal for endangering China's national security, the Great Barrier R... Details
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Republicans in the U.S. Senate blocked efforts on Wednesday to enshrine abortion rights into federal law. Democrats fell well short of the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster on codifying abortion access, with Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin joining al... Details
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As the death toll from the coronavirus nears 1 million Americans, we've been exploring why the u.S. Suffered such a terrible loss, especially when compared to other nations similar to us. While there are many reasons for this, one of them is that man... Details
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New CDC data released Wednesday indicates that deaths from drug overdoses in the U.S. reached a record-high last year. More than 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2021, the highest annual death toll ever recorded. Deaths from fentanyl, meth... Details
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In our news wrap Tuesday, President Biden defended his economic policies in the face of the worst inflation in 40 years and said his proposal for taxing billionaires could bring down rising costs. Also, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen argued abortion... Details
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The leaked Supreme Court draft opinion shows justices appear poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, which would result in the biggest change to abortion rights since the 1992 case Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirmed the right to an abortion with r... Details
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Extreme heat is gripping large parts of India and Pakistan, affecting hundreds of millions of people in one of the most densely populated parts of the world. Temperatures in India's capital rose above 100 F again this week. The NewsHour looks at how ... Details
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The U.S. is in the midst of its worst deadly bird flu outbreak in years. Millions of poultry and wild birds have been killed. And although the risk to human health is low, the impacts have trickled down to consumers. William Brangham traveled to the ... Details
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In our news wrap Monday, the son of one-time Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos scored a landslide victory in the country's presidential election, Sri Lanka's prime minister resigned after weeks of protests, the death toll continues rising in Hava... Details
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