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Oregon mayor to ban homeless camps on Portland streets

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon mayor plans to ban camping on Portland streets and move unhoused people to campsites designated…

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Congress probes Jackson water crisis as city and state spar

JACKSON, Miss. — Congress is investigating the crisis that left 150,000 people in Mississippi’s capital city without running water for…

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Ex-Michigan governor asks court to drop Flint water charges

DETROIT — Lawyers for former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder urged a judge Tuesday to dismiss misdemeanor charges related to the…

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Russia blasts Kyiv, other Ukrainian cities in deadly strikes

KYIV, Ukraine — Russia unleashed a lethal barrage of strikes against multiple Ukrainian cities Monday, smashing civilian targets including downtown…

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Arizona abortion rights backers sue to overturn old ban

PHOENIX — Supporters of abortion rights on Tuesday sued to block an old Arizona law that criminalizes nearly all abortions,…

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India launches 5G services, Modi calls it step in new era

NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services in India on Saturday, calling it a “step towards the…

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Arizona judge won’t pause ruling that stopped all abortions

PHOENIX — An Arizona judge on Friday declined to put her order that allowed enforcement of a pre-statehood law making…

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China quarantine bus crash prompts outcry over ‘zero COVID’

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A nighttime bus crash that killed 27 people in southwest China this week has set off a…

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Ukraine warns of ‘nuclear terrorism’ after strike near plant

KYIV, Ukraine — A Russian missile blasted a crater close to a nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine on Monday,…

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WHO: COVID end ‘in sight,’ deaths at lowest since March 2020

GENEVA — The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that the number of coronavirus deaths worldwide last week…

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