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The Kremlin Is Employing Unusual Tactics In Upcoming Russian Duma Election

Russia’s three days of voting for its parliament and city governments begin Friday. This political season has seen unusual tactics ...
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More Twists In Real Life Crime Drama That Has South Carolina Riveted

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with Associated Press reporter Jeffrey Collins about a series of crimes swirling around a powerful ...
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Are COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters Necessary?

The FDA is set to rule on Pfizer boosters on Friday. Some scientists say they aren’t needed for healthy people ...
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Witnesses Of Alleged War Crimes In Syria Testify Despite Feeling They're In Danger

Witnesses to a Syrian intelligence officer’s alleged war crimes are being intimidated as they testify in landmark trial in Germany ...
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José González Returns With 'Local Valley'

The singer-songwriter, renowned for his hushed work, looked to his surroundings for inspiration on his new album, Local Valley. (Image ...
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The Jobs That Await Afghans In The U.S. Are Often Far Below Their Skill Level

Many Afghans who have come to the U.S. through the Special Immigrant Visa program are educated and skilled, yet they ...
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France Kills Top West Africa ISIS Leader In Drone Strike

French forces killed the leader of the West African ISIS affiliate in a drone strike in southern Mali in August ...
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The Best And Worst So Far From The Not-Very-Festive Toronto International Film Fest

The Toronto International Film Fest is usually mobbed with over a thousand industry types from all over the world. But ...
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Health Officials Wonder Why Biden's Mandate Didn't Also Require Vaccination To Travel

Biden’s sweeping vaccine mandate doesn’t extend to those traveling. Public health officials wonder why travelers don’t have to be vaccinated, ...
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Overwhelmed With COVID Patients, Oregon Hospitals Postpone Surgeries And Cancer Care

Patients with advanced cancer and heart disease are among those who have had to wait for surgeries and other procedures ...
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Pfizer Wants To Offer A 3rd COVID Vaccine Dose. Here Are The Pros And Cons

Pfizer is seeking the FDA’s permission to offer a third COVID-19 vaccine dose to those 16 and older. There’s data ...
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1 Month Ago Today: Kabul Fell And Taliban Returned To Power

One month ago, Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul fell to Taliban forces. Now the Americans are gone and many Afghans ...
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Gymnasts Testify That The FBI Failed To Protect Them Against Nasser

Gymnasts testifying on Capitol Hill Wednesday repeatedly said that the FBI failed to protect them from Larry Nassar. Read full ...
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Gymnasts Testify That The FBI Failed To Protect Them Against Nassar

Gymnasts testifying on Capitol Hill on Wednesday repeatedly said that the FBI failed to protect them from Larry Nassar. Read ...
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Small Changes May Help Exhausted Healthcare Workers Combat Burnout

The pandemic has been a challenge to the mental health of many doctors and nurses. Researcher who study the condition ...
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Daily Crunch: Apple, Google bow to Russian pressure

Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for Friday, September 17th! What a week, ya’ll. It is now just days before Disrupt, which means the TechCrunch ...
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OpenSea released an app — but it’s for browsing, not buying and selling

It’s a big day for the Amazon of the decentralized internet — OpenSea now has an app for iOS and Android. For most companies, having ...
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Marketers should plan for more DIY metrics as iOS 15 nears

Apple is planning to remove developer access to important user data as part of its iOS 15 release on Monday, leaving email marketers in a ...
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