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Shots fired at Texan school came weeks after new gun law passed

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas has some of the weakest gun laws in America, and gun-control advocates say the permissive attitude ...


Black people 13 times more likely to be prosecuted over crack cocaine

Watching the gigantic logjam on Capitol Hill as Democrats attempt to pass both the infrastructure bill and a multitrillion-dollar social ...


Report: MLB clubs to begin paying for minor leaguers' housing

Major League Baseball will require its clubs to provide housing for their minor league players' housing beginning in 2022, ESPN ...


Red Sox bring hot bats home for ALCS Game 3 vs. Astros

J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers put on a grand display of power on Saturday to help the Boston Red Sox ...


Red Sox tab LHP Eduardo Rodriguez to start Game 3 of ALCS

The Boston Red Sox named left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez to start Game 3 of the American League Championship Series against the ...


Kyle Larson scores big win at Texas Motor Speedway

The undisputed top driver in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021 earned the chance to finish his beat season off ...


NBA power rankings: Lakers, Nets (who else?) lead the way

Let's be honest: The race to the 2021-22 NBA championship features just three thoroughbreds, all jockeyed by a decorated superstar ...


Jonathan Taylor posts big second half as Colts thwart Texans

Carson Wentz threw two touchdown passes, Jonathan Taylor rushed for 145 yards and a pair of touchdowns and the Indianapolis ...


Report: Texans RT Marcus Cannon to miss rest of season

Houston Texans right tackle Marcus Cannon will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing back surgery, the NFL Network ...


Study uses Disney movies to help with child development

Washington [US], October 17 (ANI): According to a study by the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, Disney ...


Top 25 roundup: Purdue shocks No. 2 Iowa

Aidan O'Connell accounted for three touchdowns and David Bell racked up a career-high 240 receiving yards and a score Saturday ...


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To reduce disease, US seeks reduction in consumer salt use

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established new guidelines to help cut salt levels contained ...

Elon Musk home on the market for $32 million, $5 million price drop

SAN FRANCISCO, California: The Silicon Valley home of Tesla founder Elon Musk, which he originally bought for $29.85 million in ...

After 18 months, Irish to resume United States travel on Nov. 8th

WASHINGTON D.C.: After being locked out for 18 months during the Covid pandemic, fully vaccinated Irish travelers will be able ...

Electronics industry not hopeful for early end to chip shortages

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In a webcast, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has outlined its expansion strategies, which include building a Japan-based ...

Cheap coal makes a comeback in face of rising energy prices

MOSCOW, Russia: With surging natural gas prices leading again to the greater use of coal, TotalEnergies CEO Patrick Pouyanne highlighted ...

Delta variant blamed for 300,000 jump in August unemployment

WASHINGTON D.C.: A recently released report has detailed how the August surge of the Covid Delta variant saw record numbers ...

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Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...

Cheap coal makes a comeback in face of rising energy prices

MOSCOW, Russia: With surging natural gas prices leading again to the greater use of coal, TotalEnergies CEO Patrick Pouyanne highlighted ...

PDM to launch country-wide agitation over high inflation in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 18 (ANI): Hitting out at Imran Khan government over the recent hike in prices of fuel and ...

US coast guard investigating container ship suspected in California oil spill

Washington [US], October 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The US Coast Guard says its representatives have boarded a ship that is suspected of ...

Jonathan Taylor posts big second half as Colts thwart Texans

Carson Wentz threw two touchdown passes, Jonathan Taylor rushed for 145 yards and a pair of touchdowns and the Indianapolis ...

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At China's insistence, Apple deletes Quran app for Chinese Muslims

BEIJING, China: An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request ...


Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...


Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...


Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...


Bangladesh to move 81,000 Rohingya to island after UN deal

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh intends to transfer more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a distant island in the Bay of ...


Following fall semester suicides, Univ. North Carolina cancels classes

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina: Following a second student suicide during the fall semester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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