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Gunbattles erupt during protest of Beirut blast probe; 6 die

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 14, 2021

BEIRUT  — Heavy gunfire broke out Thursday in Beirut during a protest organized by the Hezbollah group against the judge leading the probe into last year’s blast in the city's port. At least six people were killed and dozens wounded in the most violent street fighting in the Lebanese capital in years.
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Quarreling Dems must put aside differences, Chuck Schumer warns

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 14, 2021

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer warned fellow Democrats on Thursday they “must put aside our differences” as the party struggles to coalesce around President Joe Biden's huge but now-scaled-back package of social services and climate change strategies.
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WHO honors Henrietta Lacks, woman whose cells served science

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 13, 2021

 The chief of the World Health Organization on Wednesday honored the late Henrietta Lacks, an American woman whose cancer cells were taken without her knowledge during the 1950s and ended up providing the foundation for vast scientific breakthroughs, including research about the coronavirus.