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Coastal evacuations urged as Hurricane Henri heads north

Coastal evacuations urged as Hurricane Henri heads north

PLYMOUTH, Mass. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued a state of emergency for parts of the state, imploring those in New York to take warnings seriously ahead of Hurricane Henri.
IS threat forces US changes to evacuations at Kabul airport

IS threat forces US changes to evacuations at Kabul airport

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Potential Islamic State threats against Americans in Afghanistan are forcing the U.S. military to develop new ways to get evacuees to the airport in Kabul, a senior U.S.
Hurricane Henri: What to know as rare storm heads north

Hurricane Henri: What to know as rare storm heads north

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's everything to know about this weekend's weather that's tropical in name, but far from its titular home: HUH, A HURRICANE IS HITTING NEW ENGLAND? Maybe! Rare tropical weather is making its way up off the Atlantic coast of the U.
Biden pledges to Americans in Kabul: 'We will get you home'

Biden pledges to Americans in Kabul: 'We will get you home'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden pledged firmly on Friday to bring all Americans home from Afghanistan — and Afghans who aided the war effort, too — even as countless would-be evacuees struggled to get past crushing crowds, Taliban airport check
US appeals court refuses to end CDC's eviction moratorium

US appeals court refuses to end CDC's eviction moratorium

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday allowed a federal COVID-19-related pause on evictions to remain in place, setting up a likely battle before the nation’s highest court. A three-judge panel of the U.S.
Malaysian king picks ex-deputy PM as nation's new leader

Malaysian king picks ex-deputy PM as nation's new leader

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s longest-governing political party reclaimed the premiership it lost in a shock 2018 election defeat, after the king on Friday named its candidate, Ismail Sabri Yaakob, as the country’s new leader.
Texas Democrats return, end 38-day holdout over voting bill

Texas Democrats return, end 38-day holdout over voting bill

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A standoff in Texas over new voting restrictions that gridlocked the state Capitol for 38 consecutive days ended Thursday when some Democrats who fled to Washington, D.C.
Judge won’t dismiss suit on Florida school mask mandate ban

Judge won’t dismiss suit on Florida school mask mandate ban

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge on Thursday refused to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the order by Gov. Ron DeSantis that parents should decide whether their children wear masks at school to combat the coronavirus.
Man surrenders after claiming to have bomb near Capitol

Man surrenders after claiming to have bomb near Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who claimed to have a bomb in a pickup truck near the Capitol surrendered to law enforcement after an hourslong standoff Thursday that prompted a massive police response and the evacuations of government buildings and business
Police: 3 Albuquerque officers shot responding to robbery

Police: 3 Albuquerque officers shot responding to robbery

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three Albuquerque police officers were shot and another was injured while responding to a robbery, authorities said Thursday.