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Permanent Residents Who Left The U.S. During The Pandemic Worry They Can't Come Home
Many green card holders are still stuck outside of the country, worried about returning to their lives in the U.S. because of broad disruptions to the immigration system during the pandemic.
New Capitol Police Chief Defends The Agency In The Wake Of The Jan. 6 Riot
The new chief, Tom Manger, said the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection should not define the department and that necessary changes to its procedures have been made in the months since.
US & World
Samoan Court Clears The Way For The Nation's 1st Female Prime Minster
An appeals court ruling has ended a constitutional crisis and confirmed Fiame Naomi Mata'afa as the first woman to lead Samoa. After a tight election in April, two people claimed to be prime minister.
Crime & Justice
On Abortion, Mississippi Swings For The Fences, Asks The Supreme Court To Reverse Roe
Abortion rights defenders promptly seized on the state's brief, noting that until now Mississippi had portrayed its appeal as far more limited.
The Delta Variant Will Drive A Steep Rise In U.S. COVID Deaths, A New Model Shows
New estimates show the U.S. is on track to see a big rise in cases and more than triple the number of deaths by October.
Environment & Science
Men's Spending Habits Result In More Carbon Emissions Than Women's, A Study Finds
Men spend their money on greenhouse gas-emitting goods and services, such as meat and fuel, at a much higher rate than women, Swedish researchers found.
Everyone Should Wear A Mask In Schools, Vaccinated Or Not, U.S. Pediatricians Say
The American Academy of Pediatrics released updated guidance for schools on Monday, recommending universal masking for students over the age of 2.
Arts & Entertainment
Olympics Opening Ceremony Composer Steps Down And Apologizes For Bullying
Keigo Oyamada, who performs under the stage name Cornelius, resigned from the Tokyo Olympics after critics uncovered interviews in which he boasted of bullying classmates with disabilities.
Oscar The Grouch And Grover Give Us Some Tips For Staying Home
Oscar the Grouch loves his trash, but he loves it more when everyone stays far away from him.
Business & Economy
LA Homebuyers Turn To 'Tenancy In Common,' With Tradeoffs
TIC buyers must be willing to co-own property with strangers. And rent-controlled tenants may have been forced out of the buildings they're moving into.