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Country star Morgan Wallen addresses his use of racial slur

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In his first interview in six months, disgraced country star Morgan Wallen said it was ignorant of him to use a...

Engineer: Avenue next to collapsed Florida condo could fail

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SURFSIDE, Fla. — Miami Dade Assistant Fire Chief Raide Jadallah says the fire department’s role in recovering remains at the collapsed Surfside condominium has...

‘Superbug’ fungus spread in two cities, health officials say

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NEW YORK — U.S. health officials said Thursday they now have evidence of an untreatable fungus spreading in a few hospitals and nursing homes. ...

EXPLAINER: What is fueling Russia’s ‘unprecedented’ fires?

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MOSCOW — Thousands of wildfires engulf broad expanses of Russia each year, destroying forests and shrouding territories in acrid smoke. ...

Brief, widespread outage for numerous websites

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NEW YORK — Major websites went down Thursday in what appeared to be a brief but widespread outage. ...

Jurors deliberate in trial of suspended Ga. insurance chief

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ATLANTA — Jurors must now sort out who they believe after the prosecution and defense told two very different stories about suspended Georgia Insurance...

Dirty Games? Testing slowdown during COVID raises questions

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TOKYO — The low numbers came in from across the globe and covered most every distance, from 100 meters through the marathon. The reasons...

Ransomware victim Kaseya gets master key to unlock networks

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BOSTON — The Florida company whose software was exploited in the devastating Fourth of July weekend ransomware attack, Kaseya, has received a universal key...

G20 environment ministers meet in Italy amid floods, fires

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NAPLES, Italy — With forest fires raging in the U.S. and Russia and floods devastating parts of Western Europe, environment and energy ministers from...

Feds urge rental websites to warn of elevator dangers

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Days after the death of a child who got stuck in an elevator at a North Carolina vacation rental, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety...