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At least 22 people taken to hospital after Boston transit trains collide
Multiple people are being evaluated by Boston EMS for injuries, according to a tweet from the Boston Fire Department, after the Massachusetts Bay Transport Authority said two B Line trains collided with one another on the Commonwealth Avenue rail line.
Blue Origin protest of NASA's SpaceX moon contract denied
When NASA returns humans to the moon, SpaceX will build the vehicle to land the first woman and next man on the lunar surface. The US Government Accountability Office denied protests that were filed by Blue Origin and Dynetics on Friday.
Biden says US will 'in all probability' see more guidelines and restrictions amid rising Covid cases
President Joe Biden said Friday the US will, "in all probability," see more guidelines and restrictions amid rising coronavirus cases and the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.
Susan Rice: Biden is keeping his promises to Americans with disabilities
After the accident, Tyree Brown could barely write her own name. The 2015 car crash injured her spine and rendered the 26-year-old Maryland artist quadriplegic, paralyzing parts of her upper and lower body. Lengthy stints in rehab and a nursing home followed, coupled with painstaking occupational therapy. Beautiful portraits that had once taken Tyree five days to draw can now take her up to a month.
Vaccine holdouts causing frustration for the vaccinated
As stricter rules and mask mandates return, frustration is building particularly among those who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus. CNN's Dan Simon reports how some California residents say they feel they're being punished for the inaction of others.
Eviction moratorium to expire Saturday as House leaves town without passing extension
An eviction moratorium for renters from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is on track to expire Saturday night, after the House of Representatives adjourned for August recess without passing an extension.
Biden administration sues Texas over Gov. Abbott's migrant transport order
The Biden administration is taking Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to court over an executive order he issued earlier this week targeting the transport of migrants recently released from US Customs and Border Protection custody.
Opinion: How 58 hours in Midland, Texas, changed the future of TV news
There were a few key stories in the 1980s and 1990s -- the Challenger explosion; the O.J. Simpson Bronco chase; Operation Desert Storm -- that propelled the evolution of TV news from nightly half-hour broadcasts to around-the-clock coverage.
Opinion: The Biden administration has a life-or-death decision to make about Afghanistan
As America's war in Afghanistan comes to an end, many see the inevitable parallels to Vietnam -- a long aimless war, a determined enemy ready to out bleed us, and now an evacuation reminiscent of the chaos of Saigon's final hours.
3 expelled by Bowling Green State University in relation to hazing death of student
Bowling Green State University in Ohio announced on Friday that it has permanently expelled three students and suspended 17 in connection to the death of a sophomore participating in fraternity hazing in March of this year.
Georgia GOP inches closer to takeover of elections in state's largest county
Republican lawmakers in Georgia are requesting that the state undertake a performance review of local election officials in Fulton County -- a move that could result in a GOP takeover of election operations in a heavily Democratic region of this battleground state.
Senate confirms Biden's pick to serve as US Citizenship and Immigration Services director
The Senate confirmed Ur Jaddou to serve as US Citizenship and Immigration Services director on Friday, delivering the agency a permanent head -- and the first woman to hold that position -- after years of acting leadership.