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Texas GOP advances voting bill after Democrats’ holdout ends

Texas GOP advances voting bill after Democrats’ holdout ends

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans advanced new voting restrictions Thursday night after months of protests by Democrats, who after returning from a 38-day walkout are now all but out of ways to stop a bill that includes a ban on drive-thru votin

Tropical Storm Ida prompts hurricane watch for New Orleans

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Ida formed in the Caribbean on Thursday and forecasters said its track was aimed at the U.S.
Supreme Court allows evictions to resume during pandemic

Supreme Court allows evictions to resume during pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Kabul airport attack kills 60 Afghans, 13 US troops

Kabul airport attack kills 60 Afghans, 13 US troops

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul's airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning days of an airlift for those fleeing the Taliban takeover.
Biden vows to finish Kabul evacuation, avenge US deaths

Biden vows to finish Kabul evacuation, avenge US deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden vowed Thursday to complete the evacuation of American citizens and others from Afghanistan despite the day's deadly suicide bomb attack at the Kabul airport. He promised to avenge the deaths of 13 U.S.
US closing troubled NYC jail where Epstein killed himself

US closing troubled NYC jail where Epstein killed himself

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government said Thursday it is shutting down an embattled federal jail in New York City after a slew of problems that came to light following disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide there two years ago.
Gunmen release students in northern Nigeria 3 months later

Gunmen release students in northern Nigeria 3 months later

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen have released some of the children kidnapped from a school in northern Nigeria back in May, some of whom were as young as 5 years old, the school's head teacher said late Thursday.
South Dakota AG gets fines, no jail time in pedestrian death

South Dakota AG gets fines, no jail time in pedestrian death

FORT PIERRE, S.D.
At least 2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting near Illinois courthouse

At least 2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting near Illinois courthouse

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Two men were killed and another was injured Thursday morning in a shooting near the courthouse in the small northern Illinois city of Kankakee, authorities said.
Israeli PM and Biden postpone meeting because of Afghanistan

Israeli PM and Biden postpone meeting because of Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett have postponed their White House meeting as Biden focused his attention on dealing with the aftermath of deadly explosions near the Kabul airport that targeted U.S.