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Afghans Are Among Thousands Of Migrants Hoping To Reach Europe Via Serbia
WORLD
Elisa Oddone | September 26, 2021
Mohammad Bilal, 17, from Afghanistan, plays on a swing at Bogovadja asylum center in central Serbia. He reached Serbia alone after smugglers in Iran put him in the trunk of a car alongside four other children with no water and amid scorching temperatures. "I thought that was my last day ...
Weight Training Isn’t Such A Heavy Lift. Here Are 7 Reasons Why You Should Try It
HEALTH
Suzette Lohmeyer | September 26, 2021
Weight lifting or other forms of strength training is a smart addition to your exercise routines. It helps stave off chronic illness and can help manage weight gain.gradyreese | Getty Images There are many people out there (ahem, this writer included) who aren't sure weight training is for them. Don't ...
4 Things To Know Ahead Of The 2021 Tony Awards
ARTS
Jeff Lunden | September 26, 2021
Audra McDonald and Leslie Odom Jr. will host different parts of the Tony Awards broadcast on Sept. 26: the awards ceremony and the following two-hour celebration of Broadway's return, respectively.Associated Press There's a sigh of relief on Broadway, these days – shows are reopening, and bars and restaurants in Times ...
At Least 3 People Killed In Amtrak Derailment In Montana
NATIONAL
The Associated Press | September 25, 2021
An ambulance is parked at the scene of an Amtrak train derailment on Saturday, in north-central Montana.Kimberly Fossen | AP Updated September 26, 2021 at 1:51 PM ET JOPLIN, Mont. — At least three people were killed Saturday afternoon when an Amtrak train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed ...
Philanthropic Billionaire Walter Scott Dies At 90
NEWS
The Associated Press | September 25, 2021
Philanthropist Walter Scott, left, sits next to Leslie Jackson, wife of glass artist Dale Chihuly during a ceremony at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center in Omaha, Neb., in 2017.Nati Harnik | AP OMAHA, Neb. — Billionaire Walter Scott, the past top executive of Peter Kiewit Sons Inc. construction ...
A Passenger Attempted To Rush The Cockpit In A Violent Incident On A JetBlue Flight
NATIONAL
Elena Moore | September 25, 2021
The FBI is investigating an incident aboard a JetBlue flight where witnesses say a passenger violently assaulted a flight attendant while attempting to enter the flight galley and cockpit. According to an FBI affidavit obtained from The Daily Beast, the incident occurred Wednesday evening on Flight 261 en route to ...
The Border Is Reopening At Del Rio After The U.S. Clears Migrant Camp
WORLD
Dave Mistich, Carrie Kahn | September 25, 2021
An area where migrants, many from Haiti, were encamped is seen after crews cleared the zone along the Del Rio International Bridge on Saturday in Del Rio, Texas.Julio Cortez | AP U.S. officials are reopening an international border crossing in southern Texas that had been closed for more than a ...
FBI Investigating Reported Assault of Female U.S. Service Member By Afghan Evacuees
NATIONAL
Deepa Shivaram | September 25, 2021
The FBI's El Paso, Texas, office received a report of an assault of a female service member by male Afghan evacuees at a complex in New Mexico.Adria Malcolm | Bloomberg via Getty Images The FBI says it's investigating the reported assault of a female service member from the Fort Bliss ...