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FBI: Coroner Identifies Remains As Gabby Petito

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) - The FBI says a county coroner has confirmed that human remains found in remote northern Wyoming along the border of Grand Teton National Park are those of 22-year-old Gabby Petito. Her body was discovered at…

Body Found In Wyoming Believed To Be Gabrielle Petito

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a body discovered Sunday in Wyoming is believed to be Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito. The FBI said the body was found by law enforcement agents who had spent the past two days searching campgrounds on…

In Edgy Washington, Police Outnumber Jan. 6 Protesters

WASHINGTON (AP) - With Washington still on edge after the Jan. 6 insurrection, law enforcement bore down in large numbers on the Capitol over concerns that a rally in support of the jailed rioters would turn violent. It didn’t. The…

FDA Advisory Panel Rejects Widespread Pfizer Booster Shots

WASHINGTON (AP) - An influential federal advisory panel has rejected a plan to offer Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans. The vote Friday, 16-2, was a blow to the Biden administration's plan to shore up people's protection against…

US Unemployment Claims Rise After Hitting Pandemic Low

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits moved up last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that worsening COVID-19 infections may have slightly increased layoffs. Applications for jobless aid rose from 312,000 the week…

‘SNL’ Alum Norm Macdonald Dead at 61

(FOX NEWS) - Norm Macdonald, known for his time on "Saturday Night Live," has died, Fox News can confirm. He was 61 years old. According to Deadline, the comedian had been battling cancer for…

Taliban: Women Can Study In Gender-Segregated Universities

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Women in Afghanistan can continue to study in universities, including at post-graduate levels, but classrooms will be gender-segregated and Islamic dress is compulsory, the Taliban government’s new higher education minister said Sunday. The announcement came as…

Sweeping New Vaccine Mandates for 100 Million Americans

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is announcing sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant that is killing thousands each week and…

Justice Dept. Sues Texas Over State’s New Abortion Law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Justice Department is suing Texas over a new state law that bans most abortions, arguing that it was enacted “in open defiance of the Constitution.” The lawsuit, filed Thursday in federal court in Texas, asks…

FDA Delays Decision on E-Cigarettes From Vaping Giant Juul

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials have delayed a high-stakes decision on whether to permit bestselling vaping brand Juul to stay on the market. At the same time, the agency banned thousands of lesser-known electronic cigarettes and related products from…

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