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Hurricane Pamela makes landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast

Hurricane Pamela makes landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Pamela made landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast just north of Mazatlan Wednesday, bringing high winds and rain to the port city.

US to reopen land borders in November for fully vaccinated

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
2-headed baby turtle thrives at Massachusetts animal refuge

2-headed baby turtle thrives at Massachusetts animal refuge

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A rare two-headed diamondback terrapin turtle is alive and kicking — with all six of its legs — at the Birdsey Cape Wildlife Center in Massachusetts after hatching two weeks ago.
3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis

3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two U.S. Postal Service workers were fatally shot Tuesday at a postal facility in Memphis and a third employee identified as the shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot, authorities said.
Texas order reflects growing GOP vaccine mandates hostility

Texas order reflects growing GOP vaccine mandates hostility

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With the governor of Texas leading the charge, conservative Republicans in several states are moving to block or undercut President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates for private employers before the regulations are even issu
Coroner: Gabby Petito strangled 3-4 weeks before body found

Coroner: Gabby Petito strangled 3-4 weeks before body found

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Cross-country traveler Gabby Petito was strangled, a Wyoming coroner announced Tuesday. Petito, 22, died three to four weeks before her body was found Sept.
Kentucky US Rep. John Yarmuth won't seek reelection in 2022

Kentucky US Rep. John Yarmuth won't seek reelection in 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep.

Sally Rooney holds off on Hebrew translation of new novel

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Sally Rooney is holding off on allowing her current book to be translated into Hebrew, citing Israel's “system of racial domination and segregation against Palestinians.
Biden to meet Kenya president as war roils nearby Ethiopia

Biden to meet Kenya president as war roils nearby Ethiopia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to hold his first bilateral talks as president with an African leader on Thursday, hosting Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta as war and a humanitarian crisis roil neighboring Ethiopia, according to the White

Bus crash in rugged Nepal district leaves 28 dead, 15 hurt

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — At least 28 people died on Tuesday in western Nepal after the bus they were on skidded off a mountain road and fell hundreds of meters (yards) into a gorge, authorities said.