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Norm Macdonald, former ‘Saturday Night Live’ comic, dies at 61

Comedian Norm Macdonald, a former “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer who was “Weekend Update” host when Bill Clinton and O.J. Simpson provided comic fodder during the 1990s, has died. Macdonald, 61, died Tuesday after having cancer for nine years.

Biden ousts 18 Trump military academy board appointees

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Wednesday removed 18 appointees named to U.S. military academy boards by Donald Trump in the final months of the Republican president's term in office, according to the White House.

Time’s Up CEO Tina Tchen resigns in wake of Cuomo scandal

NEW YORK — Time's Up CEO and president Tina Tchen resigned Thursday in the wake of revelations that leaders of the sexual harassment victims’ advocacy group advised former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration after he was accused of misconduct.

Haitians return to quake-damaged churches, gangs offer aid

LES CAYES, Haiti — A Haitian gang leader on Sunday offered a truce and help for communities shattered by a devastating earthquake — potentially offering a break for a relief effort that has been plagued by hijacked aid trucks and disorder.

Small plane crash at Pierce County airport sparks small fire

PUYALLUP, Wash. — A small plane crashed at the Pierce County airport Thursday afternoon in Puyallup, according to Central Pierce Fire & Rescue. The pilot was the only person on board, and their condition is unclear.

Facebook bans firm behind Pfizer, AstraZeneca smear campaign

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Facebook said Tuesday it has removed hundreds of accounts linked to a mysterious advertising agency operating out of Russia that sought to pay social media influencers to smear COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer and AstraZeneca.

Fake COVID-19 vaccination cards worry college officials

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — As the delta variant of the coronavirus sweeps across the United States, a growing number of colleges and universities are requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for students to attend in-person classes. But the new mandate has opened the door for those opposed to getting the vaccine to cheat the system, according to interviews with students, education and law enforcement officials.

Facebook-Dominion ruling blasts ‘fantastical’ election suit

Lawyers for dozens of Donald Trump supporters who made wild conspiracy claims about Facebook Inc. and Dominion Voting Systems Inc. rigging the 2020 Presidential election will have to pay up for their bogus suit, a judge in Colorado ruled.