'This will be a tough year': Thousands of kids are in COVID-19 quarantine across the US, and school has just begun

Schools have been in session for only days, and already thousands of students across the country are in quarantine and some schools are shutting down.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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'AGT': Simon Cowell makes contestant cry, dubs 9-year-old opera singer 'biggest star'

The stakes are high on "AGT" during quarterfinals. From Simon Cowell making one contestant cry to dubbing another the "biggest star," full recap here:       [Author: USA TODAY]
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A photojournalist for the Los Angeles Times captured graphic images of wounded Afghans after Taliban fighters used lethal weapons to maintain crowd control at the airport

A man cries as he watches fellow Afghans get wounded after Taliban fighters use guns fire, whips, sticks and sharp objects to maintain crowd control over thousands of Afghans who continue to wait outside the Kabul Airport for a way out, on airport road in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images At least six people were wounded outside the Kabul Airport by Taliban fighters using lethal weapons to maintain crowd control. Photographer Marcus Yam c...
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Snake slithers out of spice shelves at Sydney supermarket

The python greeted the woman at the spice shelves - luckily, she happened to be a snake rescuer.
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This 3D-printed Moon lamp glows in 16 colors — and you control it all

We've all seen the Moon in full glow, casting its almost blindly white light across the night sky. We've also seen Earth's most faithful companion when it's lower in the sky, when the harvest Moon seems to pulse with its yellow-tinted luminance. — Read the rest
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Hear air traffic controller's stunned reaction to C-17 flight load as it leaves Afghanistan

CNN's Chris Cuomo examines the audio of an air traffic controller reacting to the amount of people on a C-17 plane leaving Afghanistan.
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Theoretically, the Dolphins Should Have a Top Offensive Line Unit Next Season

  On the eve of the Dolphins trading for former-Panther's 2nd-round tackle, Greg Little, I thought I'd share a hypothesis I had in the shower yesterday: With how much we have invested into our offensive line, it would be a franchise-
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Lemon calls out Carlson's 'outlandish' take on Taliban takeover

CNN's Don Lemon calls out Fox News and some GOP lawmakers who embrace the Taliban takeover and use it for their own propaganda.
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Haiti earthquake: Death toll reaches nearly 2,000

Many people are still feared trapped under the rubble as heavy rains have hampered rescue efforts.
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DC Comics and HYBE Pact With Korea’s Webtoon for Content Creation

American cartoon giant DC Comics and South Korean talent agency HYBE have agreed to work with online animation firm Webtoon on content creation. Korea-based Webtoon is part of Asian internet giant Naver, best known for its Naver search engine functions and for the Line messaging app. Naver recently paid $600 million to buy online story […]
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New Zealand becomes latest country to confirm Delta outbreak

New Zealand's first community Covid-19 case in six months is the Delta variant -- and genome sequencing shows that it's linked to the growing outbreak in neighboring Australia, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
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Donald Trump Calls Joe Biden’s Withdrawal From Afghanistan the ‘Greatest Embarrassment in the History of Our Country’

Donald Trump is making his views known on President Joe Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. In an interview with Sean Hannity on his Fox News show Tuesday night, the former president called Biden’s handling of the situation “the greatest embarrassment in the history of our country.” Just two weeks before the U.S. was planning to complete […]
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Audio sheds light on decision to fly packed C-17 out of Afghanistan

CNN's Chris Cuomo examines the audio of an air traffic controller reacting to the amount of people on a C-17 plane leaving Afghanistan.
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Covid: Australia's Qantas says all staff must be vaccinated

The announcement came as New South Wales reported its biggest daily rise in coronavirus infections.
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Only one Utah district has so far mandated masks for the start of the school year

Only one school district in Utah has so far approved a mask mandate for students.
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The US military evacuated about 1,100 people from Afghanistan today

• Opinion: This is not Saigon 1975 • Reagan, Bush, Obama and Trump all played a role in Afghanistan
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Facebook Says They’re Deleting Accounts Of Users Who Won’t Stop Trolling Lizzo With Hateful Comments

Upon the release of Lizzo’s new Cardi B collab “Rumors” last week, the rapper and singer was bombarded with negative online comments, many of them fat-shaming or racist in nature. It got so bad that Lizzo broke down in tears Sunday on Instagram Live, telling viewers, “Sometimes I feel like the world just don’t love me back.” She also posted a TikTok video critiquing the use of the Mammy trope against her: “These people who are saying this are probably the same people who are mad when I’m being h...
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‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ Mastered the Art of the Misdirect

Benedict Wong was on the red carpet last night for the world premiere of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. In the film, he reprises his role as Wong from Doctor Strange and, apparently, fights the Abomination in a cage match. We’re still two weeks away from Shang-Chi‘s theatrical release, but, as is the case with most movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, inquiring minds want to know about the next one before they’ve even had a chance to sit all the way through this one. People are ...
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Watch this FPV drone take on the world’s highest waterfall

Ace FPV drone pilot Ellis van Jason has captured some fabulous footage of Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world.
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Colorado secretary of state appoints new official to supervise Mesa County elections

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold on Tuesday took the extraordinary step of appointing a new official to supervise elections in rural Mesa County, where federal and local authorities are investigating a security breach that included the leak of voting system passwords.
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MLB Pitcher Taken To Hospital After Being Struck In The Head By A Line Drive

Oakland A's starter Chris Bassitt is reportedly conscious and aware after he was hit in the second inning.
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Arizona governor to exclude school districts with mask mandates from new education grants

Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday that the state would use federal Covid relief money to increase the funding available to public school districts only if they're open for in-person learning and don't require children to wear masks.
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Covid Australia live news update: Scott Morrison speaks; NSW confirms 633 cases; ACT records 22 and Victoria 24

NSW confirms 633 cases and three deaths; Victoria records 24 new local cases as CHO says outbreak disproportionately affecting children; New Zealand cluster rises to seven cases. Follow all the day’s newsRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; borders. Hotspots: NSW; Vic; QldFamily fears toddler contracted Sydney Delta strain in hotel quarantineCovid outbreaks threaten 34 aged care facilities across NSWVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 3.30am BST The Austral...
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‘Fast and Furious 10’ Set for April 2023 Release

The 10th installment of the “Fast and Furious” franchise is set to speed into theaters in 2023. “Fast and Furious 10” will debut on April 7, 2023, Variety has confirmed. The film, which is the second to last movie in the “Fast and Furious” franchise, will be directed by Justin Lin and penned by Chris Morgan. It […]
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Mullah Baradar's return to Afghanistan has fueled concerns that the new government will mirror the old Taliban regime

Live updates on Afghanistan | Analysis | Evacuations
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Taliban co-founder returns for the first time in 20 years

Live updates on Afghanistan | Analysis | Evacuations
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Buck stops with Biden, but Trump's role in Afghanistan debacle is a doozy

The collapse of the Afghan government and the blindingly fast recapture of the country by the Taliban is a calamity for the Afghan people. This is what needs to remain at the forefront, above any other consideration of what is occurring.
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Detectives make arrest in 40-year-old cold case killing of single mother

Detectives in California have made an arrest in a 40-year-old unsolved killing after using modern DNA technology to test evidence from the case file.
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Church made famous by Paul Revere reckons with its ties to slavery

The main reason people come to visit the Old North Church in Boston's historic North End is to see the famous steeple where two lanterns signaled to Americans Paul Revere's famous cries that "the British are coming!"
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Anderson .Paak Gets a Key Part of His Will Tattooed on Arm: No Posthumous Albums

Some performers end up having more lively discographies posthumously than they ever did in life. Anderson .Paak does not mean to be one of them. And whereas some artists might just put a ban on post-death releases in their wills, .Paak isn’t just waiting for the executor of his estate to get the message — […]
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