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Pelosi vows to pass $1T bill, move ahead on larger measure Pelosi vows to pass $1T bill, move ahead on larger measure 09/26/2021 04:23pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Joe Biden’s broad domestic agenda at risk of collapse, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday vowed that Democrats will pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill this week and push ahead on the bigger $3.5 trillion social safety net and climate change bill while acknow After captivity, Nigerian students seek overseas education After captivity, Nigerian students seek overseas education 09/26/2021 12:12pm • LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Emmanuel Benson was planning to get his diploma in horticulture and landscaping from Nigeria’s Federal College of Forestry Mechanization next year. Now, he’s not willing to risk the return to school, after he was kidnapped by bandits with dozens of others earlier this yea Gunmen release 10 more Nigerian students after fresh ransom 09/26/2021 11:20am • LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen in Nigeria on Sunday freed 10 students abducted in the northwest Kaduna state after collecting a ransom, a school official told The Associated Press. The Rev. John Hayab said the students were released on Sunday afternoon, nearly three months after they were seized by Haitians returning to a homeland that's far from welcoming Haitians returning to a homeland that's far from welcoming 09/26/2021 09:19am • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Deported from the United States, Pierre Charles landed a week ago in Port-au-Prince, a capital more dangerous and dystopian than the one he’d left four years before. Unable to reach his family, he left the airport alone, on foot. Charles was unsure how to make his wa Do something good for yourself — nothing Do something good for yourself — nothing 09/26/2021 02:48am • Among the many tragedies Covid-19 has wrought, some people have found unexpected gifts. The chance to slow down and experience a smaller, sparer life was for some a welcome reprieve from the overscheduled, harried and often overwhelmed version of the Before Times. Some of us realized that what How to improve sleep habits to support emotional wellness, according to a therapist How to improve sleep habits to support emotional wellness, according to a therapist 09/26/2021 02:31am • Editor's note: Psychologist John Duffy, author of "Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety," practices in Chicago. He specializes in work with teens, parents, couples and families. I worked recently with a 25-year-old man struggling at his job. He described difficulty thinking clearly and mi South Korea urges North to restore hotlines for any talks South Korea urges North to restore hotlines for any talks 09/26/2021 02:20am • SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Sunday urged North Korea to restore dormant communication hotlines, a day after the North repeated an offer to open conditional talks. The North might be seeking to extract concessions about two weeks after it raised tensions by carrying out its first missi Cardinals set team record with 15th straight win, beat Cubs Cardinals set team record with 15th straight win, beat Cubs 09/25/2021 06:00pm • CHICAGO (AP) — Harrison Bader and the St. Louis Cardinals clearly recognize their record is impressive. Now they also want to win their next game — and many more after that. The Cardinals set a franchise mark with their 15th straight win, boosted when catcher Yadier Molina and center fielder Bad Panel OKs Dems' $3.5T bill, crunch time for Biden agenda Panel OKs Dems' $3.5T bill, crunch time for Biden agenda 09/25/2021 02:20pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed a $3.5 trillion, 10-year bill strengthening social safety net and climate programs through the House Budget Committee on Saturday, but one Democrat voted “no,” illustrating the challenges party leaders face in winning the near unanimity they'll need to push t Canadians, Chinese executive return home in prisoner swap Canadians, Chinese executive return home in prisoner swap 09/25/2021 01:53pm • TORONTO (AP) — China, the U.S. and Canada completed a high-stakes prisoner swap with joyous homecomings for two Canadians held by China and for an executive of Chinese global communications giant Huawei Technologies charged with fraud, potentially bringing closure to a 3-year feud that embroiled t Man drives from Ohio hoping to help Haitian friend at border Man drives from Ohio hoping to help Haitian friend at border 09/25/2021 12:08pm • DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — As Haitian migrants stepped off a white U.S. Border Patrol van in the Texas border city of Del Rio after learning they'd be allowed to stay in the country for now, a man in a neon yellow vest stood nearby and quietly surveyed them. Some carried sleeping babies, and one toddle Taliban hang body in public; signal return to past tactics Taliban hang body in public; signal return to past tactics 09/25/2021 09:57am • KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban hanged a dead body from a crane parked in a city square in Afghanistan on Saturday in a gruesome display that signaled the hard-line movement’s return to some of its brutal tactics of the past. Taliban officials initially brought four bodies to the centra Huawei executive returns as China releases 2 Canadians Huawei executive returns as China releases 2 Canadians 09/25/2021 07:18am • SHENZHEN, China (AP) — An executive of Chinese global communications giant Huawei Technologies returned from Canada Saturday night following a legal settlement that also saw the release of two Canadians held by China, potentially bringing closure to a nearly 3-year-long feud embroiling Ottawa, Bei Defendants face financial hardship, jail time as Maryland home detention aid program is delayed Defendants face financial hardship, jail time as Maryland home detention aid program is delayed 09/25/2021 05:34am • Cecilia Fenwick has been on home detention for nearly 90 days and the fees associated with her electronic monitoring services have put a strain on her wallet. “July the 1st, I was released from Baltimore County Detention Center and ever since I’ve been paying my home detention, every piece, e Lawyers to urge no restrictions for Reagan shooter Hinckley Lawyers to urge no restrictions for Reagan shooter Hinckley 09/25/2021 05:20am • Lawyers for John Hinckley Jr., the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan, are scheduled to argue in court Monday that the 66-year-old should be freed from restrictions placed on him after he moved out of a D.C. hospital in 2016. Since Hinckley's move to Williamsburg, Virginia, a fe
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