Democracy Dies in Darkness
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A 1952 Mickey Mantle card graded in mint condition is expected to set a record this month when it sells at auction.
Health authorities said Friday that the polio virus has been found in New York City wastewater, suggesting "likely local circulation of the virus."
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"If we didn’t get her out, she would die in there," one of the rescuers said.
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Actress Anne Heche, who last week crashed her car into a Los Angeles home, is not expected to survive the injuries she sustained in the collision, a rep said.
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A tweet from New York City’s parks agency had everyone curious about the meaning and origin of “splooting.” The good news? Squirrels that “sploot” are doing just fine.
Afghanistan: After the Fall
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Taliban rule brought an end last August to America’s 20-year war in Afghanistan, but peace has neither healed old wounds nor created new opportunities. A recent trip to Helmand province revealed changes — and continuing heartbreak.
Kabul, whose population swelled to 4 million just two years ago, is gradually hollowing out.
The withdrawal saw desperate Afghans try to flee the country as violence left nearly 200 dead.
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