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Expanding the Circle of Peace | Opinion

At a moment when so much of the world seems to be splintering apart, it is especially remarkable to see historic adversaries come together.
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Trash is piling up in NYC and sanitation workers blame de Blasio’s vaccine mandate
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Abused girl found dead in NYC over the summer to finally be laid to rest after parental fight over remains
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Court temporarily halts executions of two death row inmates
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Alec Baldwin 'Rust' shooting 'is a very complicated case,' police say: 'It’s a puzzle'
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Why Covid-19 vaccines for younger children would come in smaller doses
The Pfizer/BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine that could soon be authorized for younger children still requires two shots given on the same schedule as the vaccine for adolescents and adults -- but the doses will be a third of the size.
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The planet hasn't been confirmed but the findings could help scientists identify other out of galaxy planets.
Eric Adams could get three terms if he’s ‘clever,’ says Michael Bloomberg
Billionaire former mayor Michael Bloomberg, who had a rare third term at City Hall, says Democratic mayoral hopeful Eric Adams could enjoy a similar long rein in the Big Apple.
Biden’s blocked ATF nominee David Chipman on gun violence in the U.S.
President Biden's promised gun safety measures suffered a major setback when his nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was blocked in the Senate. The former nominee, David Chipman, criticizes lawmakers and the gun industry in an exclusive interview with Norah O'Donnell.
Knicks getting everything they could ask for from Kemba Walker-Derrick Rose tandem
Few teams can boast the kind of production from the point guard position the Knicks are getting.
Democrats scramble to reach budget deal
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Bill de Blasio targets Success Academy kids once again
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Woman sues Kellogg's for $5 million over Frosted Strawberry Pop-Tarts
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Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally trial underway
A jury has been selected in a civil case against organizers of the deadly "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017. Jeff Pegues has more.
Joe Manchin has made millions from coal. His ties are now facing examination as Democrats scramble for a climate and economic agreement
Ethics watchdogs say Manchin's energy interests underscore need for tougher conflict-of-interest rules in Congress.
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New York Attorney General Letitia James plans to run for governor
James led sexual harassment probe against former governor Cuomo.
Biden compromises on social spending plan to try to push bill through Congress
President Biden's social spending and climate bill looks different from what the president first proposed, but he is compromising on some issues to try to get the bill passed. CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, CBS News congressional correspondent Nikole Killion and National Journal columnist Josh Kraushaar join CBSN "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with the latest.
World Series game 2: Braves vs Astros
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Feckless de Blasio flippantly dismisses Rikers horrors, rapes
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Kyle Rittenhouse trial: Judge has sparked controversy before, insists the case is not 'political'
Bruce Schroeder is the longest-serving current judge in Wisconsin. He's also becoming a polarizing national figure in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse.
Pentagon says US working on hypersonic weapon
Pentagon Spokesman John Kirby said the U.S. is working on hypersonic weapon technologies after the top U.S. military officer, Gen. Mark Milley, said China has conducted a "very concerning" test of such a weapon system. (Oct. 27)
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'Squid Game' costumes banned by school district
Confederate monument wrapped in plastic
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Britney Spears’ fiancé lands first co-starring role in ‘Hot Seat,’ with Mel Gibson
Sam Asghari, a 27-year-old model and actor, was cast along with "Entourage" alum Kevin Dillon in the upcoming action thriller.
Tornado outbreak leaves trail of destruction in the South
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NYC will pay a huge price for de Blasio’s vaccine mandate for police
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s vaccine mandate might yet achieve what the Abolish Police crowd has been seeking: to hobble law enforcement.
Mark Zuckerberg’s wife tries to clean up his image — good luck with that
Now that the Facebook Papers reveal what we’ve long suspected — Mark Zuckerberg is Satan — the roll-out of fuzzy, friendly, family-man Zuck began in earnest last weekend.
‘South Park’ Creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone Tease Upcoming Episodes on Paramount+
“It’s the boys dealing with a post-COVID world."
Jesse Watters torches AG Merrick Garland as 'corrupt puppet of the radical left' after Capitol Hill hearing
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'The Trump of the tropics' gets a reelection boost
Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro, is up for reelection and just got an endorsement from former President Donald Trump amid controversy. CNN's Isa Soares reports.
Ex-School Cop Charged With Murder for Shooting Teen Mom
Facebook/GoFundMeA former Southern California school safety officer has been charged with murder for shooting an 18-year-old in the head as she drove away from him in late September. The shooting left the teenager brain dead and on life support.“It was an unfortunate and unnecessary death that left a six-month-old without a mother, a family without a daughter, and clearly a tremendous loss to our entire community,” Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon said at a press conference.Manuela “Mona” Rodriguez, the mother of a 6-month-old son, had been involved in a fight with a 15-year-old girl and was trying to leave Millikan High School’s campus on Sept. 27. She was unarmed. Officer Eddie Gonzalez, 51, had attempted to break up the fight. After Gonzalez approached the passenger side of Rodriguez’s sedan, she drove away with two others in the car. Gonzalez shot twice. Read more at The Daily Beast.
Exclusive: Taiwan's President confirms presence of US troops on the island
The leader of Taiwan, the island thrust into the center of rising tensions between the United States and China, said the threat from Beijing is growing "every day," as for the first time she confirmed the presence of American troops on Taiwanese soil.
Can No. 1 Gonzaga evade underachiever label?
Once a perennial underdog, Gonzaga's pair of Final Four appearances and run at near-perfection have the Bulldogs facing a higher expectation.
Alec Baldwin's daughter Ireland continues support for 'Rust' star: 'I know my dad, you simply dont'
Model Ireland Baldwin has spoken out in support of her father, Alec Baldwin, following the accidental death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins that occurred when he discharged a weapon on the set of his upcoming film "Rust."