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Oregon: CDC investigating woman's death after J&J vaccine

Oregon: CDC investigating woman's death after J&J vaccine

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California's public universities to require COVID-19 vaccine

California's public universities to require COVID-19 vaccine

SAN FRANCISCO — Two of the nation’s largest university systems say they intend to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff on University of California and California State University campuses this fall. Several U.S.
Panel: End commanders' power to block military sex cases

Panel: End commanders' power to block military sex cases

WASHINGTON — A Pentagon panel is recommending that decisions to prosecute service members for sexual assault be made by independent authorities, not commanders, in what would be a major reversal of military practice and a change long sought by Congre
Video: California deputy shoots Black man within a minute

Video: California deputy shoots Black man within a minute

SAN FRANCISCO — A white sheriff’s deputy in the San Francisco Bay Area shot and killed a Black man in the middle of a busy intersection about a minute after trying to stop him on suspicion of throwing rocks at cars last month, newly released video sh
UK apologizes for racism in memorials to WWI dead

UK apologizes for racism in memorials to WWI dead

LONDON — British authorities apologized Thursday after an investigation found that at least 161,000 mostly African and Indian military service personnel who died during World War I weren’t properly honoured due to “pervasive racism.
Man pleads guilty in fatal shootings of 8 from Ohio family

Man pleads guilty in fatal shootings of 8 from Ohio family

A man pleaded guilty Thursday in the murders of his child’s mother and seven members of her family in 2016 — a grisly crime that spread terror across their rural Ohio community and stirred rumours of drug dealers and hit men before authorities conclu
Sahara's Polisario Front chief gets COVID treatment in Spain

Sahara's Polisario Front chief gets COVID treatment in Spain

MADRID — The man leading the Polisario Front in its fight for independence of Western Sahara is hospitalized in Spain for treatment of COVID-19, officials from Spain and the group said Thursday.
World leaders pledge climate co-operation despite other rifts

World leaders pledge climate co-operation despite other rifts

WASHINGTON — The leaders of Russia and China put aside their raw-worded disputes with U.S.

Mormon sex therapist ousted from faith for critiques

SALT LAKE CITY — A sex therapist in Utah who has publicly challenged her faith's policies on sexuality has been kicked out of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints following a disciplinary hearing.
Les McKeown, who fronted the Bay City Rollers, dies at 65

Les McKeown, who fronted the Bay City Rollers, dies at 65

LONDON — Les McKeown, the former lead singer of the 1970s Scottish pop sensation Bay City Rollers, has died suddenly at the age of 65, his family said Thursday.