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Thousands of Afghans arrived near a small Virginia town ― exposing two different Americas

Rumors -- and a deluge of donations -- pile up in Blackstone, Va., home of Fort Pickett.
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Grammys to Require More Diverse Hiring for Next Show's Production
The Grammys are adopting the "inclusion rider" agreement to ensure hiring equity ahead of next year's program.
Accused Sarah Lawrence ‘sex cult’ duo to face separate trials
Judge Lewis Liman ordered Ray's trial on a 16-count indictment that includes charges of racketeering, sex trafficking and money laundering to proceed in February 2022.
A ray gun-like device helps scientists see plants in a different light
Researchers used a ray gun-like device, not unlike the tricorder from "Star Trek," to record how plant leaves reflect light. This light is helping scientists understand the genetic diversity of plants so they can protect them as our climate changes.
The 10 best places to order cookies online: Milk, Mrs. Fields and more
Sure, watches, cashmere sweaters and winter coats all make wonderful holiday gifts, but if you’re the gift-giver who offers a plate of fresh cookies, you’re golden. Though an easy-to-make dessert that’s delectable straight out of the oven, cookies are a sweet treat that sometimes can’t always be shared with your loved ones in person. So,...
'Four Hours at the Capitol' grimly recounts the events of Jan. 6 in a taut HBO documentary
As the Jan. 6 Committee continues its work, "Four Hours at the Capitol" presents a methodical, up-close-and-personal tick-tock of the insurrection, exposing what a chaotic, strange and yes, violent day that was. Interviewing members of Congress, police and protestors/rioters, it's a visceral account of what transpired through the eyes -- and cameras -- of those swept up in the moment.
‘Squid Game’ Episode 5 Recap: Aftermath
Instead of an antidote to the real world, aren't the games merely a microcosm of it?
History of Halloween: The origins of the holiday
Halloween is a time when many folks like to dress up, play pranks and eat candy, but that’s not how the holiday got its start.
Miya Marcano’s family sues apartment complex for hiring suspected killer
The family of slain Florida college student Miya Marcano is suing the apartment complex where she lived and worked for employing her suspected killer.
Alan Cumming Is Done With All the Queer Tropes
Alan Cumming is mid-sentence when he turns his camera and rolls up his sleeve. This is a Zoom interview of course, and he’s at his home in the Catskills, where he and his husband have spent a large chunk of the COVID-19 pandemic. On the screen, the actor is showing off a tattoo on his…
‘Becoming Cousteau’ is an affectionate look at the undersea explorer and environmentalist Jacques Cousteau
Liz Garbus’s latest film is a portrait of a man who wore many hats (including his iconic red beanie).
You can still visit the world’s first-ever website from over 30 years ago
It went live just over 30 years ago and doesn't even have pictures.
US motorists revved up car travel in August
US motorists drove 8.3 percent more miles in August compared with the same month a year ago as driving continues to recover from pandemic lows and more Americans returned to offices and took leisure trips. The Federal Highway Administration said on Tuesday that motorists drove 273.8 billion miles in August, up 21 billion miles over...
Airbnb Guest Says She Found Receipt for Surveillance Gear Worth Thousands in Viral Video
"Stay in hotels, seriously," advised one viewer in response to the creepy incident.
Facebook settles a federal lawsuit over allegations it favored foreign job applicants
The Justice Department said Facebook routinely avoided hiring U.S. workers for positions it had reserved for temporary visa holders. The settlement includes a $4.75 million fine.
Family Dog 'Senselessly Killed' by Bowhunter, Owner Says
The bowhunter admitted to the act and stated the dog was "chasing deer," a claim the dog's owner disputes.
Taliban Gives Families of Suicide Bombers Who Attacked U.S. Soldiers $112, Promises Land
At a gathering with the families, the Taliban's acting interior minister commended the sacrifices made by "martyrs and fedayeen" in the suicide bombings.
2 dead after huge fire at suspected marijuana grow warehouse in Canoga Park
Fire crews found one body inside the charred warehouse and one person died at a hospital, authorities said.
Why some say the worst of the supply chain woes are near an end
Forget about The Grinch: It looks like supply chain disruptions may steal Christmas this year. But will these problems be resolved by early 2022?
Director calls new Covid film 'A Love Letter to Humans'
Director of Netflix's "Convergence" Orlando von Einsiedel and co-director Hassan Akkad discuss their new film that focuses on frontline heroes across the world.
How SCOTUS' 'Explosive' Term Will Shape Up 2022 Midterms
The University of Virginia's A. E. Dick Howard broke down how the Democrats could take advantage of a conservative supermajority on the bench in 2022.
Kenny Pickett Heisman ticket could pay off big time
Pittsburgh’s starting quarterback is having a ridiculous season.
Executive producer claims Lisa Vanderpump leaked ‘Puppygate’ story
"The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" executive producer revealed that Lisa Vanderpump leaked the "Puppygate" drama to the press during Season 9.
Bolsonaro Should Face Homicide Charges Over Pandemic, Brazil Lawmakers Say
A long-awaited report from Brazil’s Senate concludes that Jair Bolsonaro purposely let the coronavirus kill Brazilians in a failed bid for herd immunity.
CNN's John King discloses he is immunocompromised
"CNN anchor and Chief National Correspondent John King told viewers on Tuesday that he has multiple sclerosis and is immunocompromised."
Investigation underway after plane crashes in Texas field
An investigation is underway after a plane crashed in Texas on Tuesday morning, leaving one person with minor injuries.
FBI surges on DC home of Oleg Deripaska, sanctioned Russian oligarch of Putin regime
A close Putin associate, Deripaska one of several tycoons and Russian officials sanctioned by Treasury Department in 2018
Katie Couric sending Deborah Norville a copy of book to show jabs weren’t personal
Katie Couric said she's sending a copy of her soon-to-be-released book to slammed ex-coworker Deborah Norville to show it was nothing personal.
Megan Fox’s Boohoo collection is a ‘representation of female sensuality’
The star’s collaboration with Boohoo launched on Tuesday, featuring a range of over 40 sexy, shoppable styles designed to "put on and harness your power."
Billionaire John Catsimatidis launches Gulf Coast’s tallest residential tower
Like many a New Yorker before him, grocery store magnate and real estate developer John Catsimatidis, has decided to give Florida a go.
Remembering Colin Powell, FBI working to free missionaries kidnapped in Haiti: 5 Things podcast
Powell died Monday at the age of 84. New podcast look back to the civil rights fight in 1961 with personal stories and the NBA is back: 5 Things podcast
Colin Powell Reflects on His Mistakes in This Unpublished TIME Interview
General Collin Powell died on October 18. His legacy, as Phillip Elliott writes, was complicated, and the General knew it. TIME interviewed Powell in 2012, on the occasion of the publication of his book on leadership It Worked For Me: In Life and Leadership. The interview was edited and condensed at the time, but to…
Fantasy football waiver wire: Browns turn to D'Ernest Johnson in a pinch
With six NFL teams on bye and a ton of injuries elsewhere, fantasy managers may have to dig deep to fill out their Week 7 lineups.
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Volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma has been erupting for over a month
A volcanic eruption on the island of La Palma has resulted in thousands of buildings being destroyed and there are no signs of it ending anytime soon.
Netflix workers plan a walkout over Dave Chappelle.
The virtual walkout planned for Wednesday is the latest example of how the internal backlash over the comedian’s new special has roiled the streaming service.
Arizona’s migrant flood captured on hidden trail cameras
Videos from some 20 hidden cameras show pipelines of migrants streaming into the Arizona in remote mountain and desert areas.
Biden's stimulus plan is fueling short-term inflation, SF Fed paper finds
President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan is contributing to elevated inflation but it isn't expected to overheat the economy, a new research paper from the San Francisco Federal Reserve concludes.
All passengers survive plane crash in Texas
All 21 passengers on board a plane headed for Boston survived after it crashed after takeoff in Waller County, Texas. CNN's Brynn Gingras reports.
Johnson & Johnson Hike 2021 Profit Forecast as COVID-19 Vaccine Sales Grow
The pharmaceutical giant says its net income climbed 3% to $3.67 billion in the recently completed quarter
In Haiti 'people are afraid' as kidnappings surge
Director of communications for Haitian think tank Policité Yvens Rumbold talks about the spike in kidnappings in Haiti.
Dodgers Vs Braves Game 3 Live Stream: How To Watch Braves/Dodgers Game 3 Live
The Dodgers are in desperate need of a victory as they battle the Braves in Game 3.
Front-line health care worker shortage due to COVID-19 vaccine mandates, burnout
Hospital staffing shortages due to COVID-19 vaccination disputes have continued across the U.S. this month, leaving patients untreated amid surges of the virus' delta variant.
Skillet lasagna with spinach and zucchini delivers a rich, cheesy supper in 40 minutes
You whip up this skillet lasagna on the stovetop in much less time than it takes to make a traditional version.
University of North Carolina can consider race in admissions, federal judge rules
The University of North Carolina's use of race in its admissions process is constitutional, a federal judge ruled Monday.
Celine Dion delays her Las Vegas residency due to muscle spasms
Celine Dion announced on Tuesday that she is postponing her Las Vegas residency.
24 GOP AGs ask Supreme Court to uphold First Amendment rights of high school coach fired for praying on field
Two dozen Republican attorneys general filed an amicus brief on Tuesday urging the Supreme Court to "uphold the constitutional rights" of Joe Kennedy, the former high school football coach who was fired for praying on the field in Washington state.
Former Washington cheerleader believes owner Dan Snyder was behind Gruden email leak, pushes for transparency
The Washington Football Team has made headlines again after Jon Gruden resigned as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders over emails that revealed racist, misogynistic, and homophobic remarks made by the then-ESPN analyst to former team executive Bruce Allen but for one former employee, the bigger problem seems to have gone unnoticed.