Former elite fencer Kirsten Hawkes feels let down by the U.S. Center for SafeSport after filing a complaint to the agency formed six years ago to combat sexual misconduct in Olympic sports.
The Nobel Prize in Medicine has been awarded to two scientists whose work led to mRNA vaccines against COVID-19.
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Trump attends start of trial in New York lawsuit accusing him of lying about his wealth

As former President Donald Trump spent Monday at a New York trial that could cost him control of his most prized properties, a law professor argues that this trial puts the ex-president’s image as a New York real estate tycoon in peril. (October 2)

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California governor: Laphonza Butler ‘uniquely qualified” for Senate appointment

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has chosen Laphonza Butler, a former union leader and Democratic insider, to fill the U.S. Senate seat of his late mentor Dianne Feinstein. Butler will be the only Black woman in the Senate. (Oct 2)(AP Video/Terry Chea)

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Biden, actress Selma Blair, salute the Americans with Disabilities Act

Actress and disability rights advocate Selma Blair was at the White House Monday helping President Joe Biden salute the legacy of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act. Blair was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2018. (Oct. 2)

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg honored with new postage stamp

The United States Postal Service honored the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by unveiling a stamp of her at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Monday. (Oct. 2)

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Facing increasing pressure from customers, some miners are switching to renewable energy

Some mining companies are moving to phase out use of fossil fuels in extracting and refining, partly due to pressure from downstream customers that want more sustainable supply chains. (Oct. 1) (AP video by Victoria Milko)

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Women’s voices and votes to loom large at upcoming Synod of Bishops on future of Catholic church

The Catholic Church has for centuries been dominated by men with little hope for women entering the corridors of power at the Vatican or simply saying Mass. Catholic women are hoping that a 3-week long meeting in October might be the start of some change. On October 4th, Pope Francis will open the Synod of Bishops with 464 participants including Catholic clergy and lay-people. For the first time, women and lay people will be allowed to vote. (Oct. 2) (AP Video: Sebabatso Mosamo, Paolo Lucariello, Luigi Navarra, Gianfranco Stara. Produced by Trisha Thomas)

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Scuba divers on ecological mission off NYC coast

A small diving group in New York City is cutting away thickets of fishing line underwater and removing other pollutants to help ease threats to oceans and marine life. (AP Video: Cedar Attanasio and Ted Shaffrey) (Sept. X)

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Mexico’s rescue and drug-sniffing dogs start their training at the military’s puppy kindergarten

In the middle of a military base outside Mexico City, an army colonel runs what he calls a kindergarten for dogs. Puppies that one day will become rescue dogs, or sniffer dogs for drugs or explosives, get their basic training at the facility. They spend their first four months at the site, before being sent to military units around the country for more specialized instruction. (Oct. 2) (AP Video/Gerardo Carrillo)

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Chicago struggles to house asylum-seekers

As Chicago has struggled to house asylum-seekers arriving in the city, it’s been using a bus center at O’Hare International Airport. The use of airports to house migrants has been rejected elsewhere and it highlights what’s been a haphazard response to the crisis. (Oct.1) (AP video: Melissa Winder)

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Christina Hendricks and Pamela Anderson among stars at Westwood show

Christina Hendricks and Pamela Anderson were among the stars that showed up for Andreas Kronthaler’s show for Vivienne Westwood at Paris Fashion Week. (Oct. 1)

Pakistan’s government has announced a major crackdown on migrants in the country illegally, saying it would expel them starting next month.
Officials say a fingerprint on a ransom note led police to a kidnapping suspect’s camper where 9-year-old Charlotte Sena was found hidden in a cabinet, ending a two-day search after the girl disappeared during a family camping trip in northern New York.
The focus on individual golf returns this week across the big four tours. The PGA Tour resumes its fall season with the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi.
A senior European Union official says Poland must provide answers about allegations that temporary worker visas were sold to thousands of migrants.
Zimbabwe’s main opposition party has boycotted President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s first State of the Nation Address since disputed elections in August.
The NBA returns to Abu Dhabi this week. The Dallas Mavericks and Minnesota Timberwolves play Thursday in the first of two preseason games in the United Arab Emirates capital.
Serbian police have detained an ethnic Serb leader from Kosovo who was the alleged organizer behind a recent shootout with Kosovo police that left four people dead and sent tensions soaring in the region.
FIFA moved to block potential witness tampering by Luis Rubiales when its disciplinary committee suspended the now-ousted Spanish soccer president.
Today in Sports, October 4 - Tom Brady becomes the 3rd NFL quarterback to record 500 career touchdown passes
This Date in Baseball, October 4 - Aaron Judge sets new A.L. record for most HRs in one season by hitting #62
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Stellantis is recalling nearly 273,000 trucks in the U.S. because the radio software can stop the rear view camera image from being displayed.
France captain Antoine Dupont is training lightly with major hurdles still to clear before he can possibly play again at the Rugby World Cup.
Tunisia has announced it would reject an installment of funds sent by Europe to help the debt-ridden country patrol the Mediterranean Sea as migrant boat crossings spike to levels not seen in several years.
NPR “Morning Edition” co-host Steve Inskeep details President Abraham Lincoln’s political skills in “Differ We Must: How Lincoln Succeeded in a Divided America.”
Spain’s King Felipe VI has called on acting Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to try to form a new government following talks with political party leaders to see which party has the best chance of gathering majority support in Parliament.
LGBTQ+ groups are hailing the 60-day jail sentence a court in Switzerland gave to a writer and commentator for deriding a journalist as a “fat lesbian” and other critical remarks.
João Félix has fit right in at Barcelona after joining the club from rival Atletico Madrid just before the end of the summer transfer window.
Nigerian government workers are continuing their work after last-minute efforts by authorities averted a nationwide strike to protest growing hardship which could have shut down government services in Africa’s most populous country.
Police say an 11-year-old boy retrieved a gun from an unlocked box in his mother’s vehicle and shot two 13-year-olds following an altercation that began during a Pop Warner football practice in central Florida.
Britain’s inquiry into the response to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the nation has entered the second phase with political decision-making taking center stage.
NASCAR on Tuesday fined Matt Crafton $25,000 for punching fellow driver Nick Sanchez following the Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Tropical storm Philippe is dropping heavy rains in the northeast Caribbean and forcing governments to close schools in the region as forecasters warned of flash flooding.
Macy’s is accelerating the expansion of its small-format stores as it looks to cater to shoppers seeking more convenient locations.
The South African government says nearly 2.5 million chickens have been culled in an effort to contain outbreaks of two separate strains of avian influenza that have threatened to create a shortage of eggs for consumers.
The foundation that awards the Right Livelihood Award has expressed concern over a decision by Cambodia to bar three environmental activists from traveling to Sweden to receive the prize known as the “Alternative Nobel.”
A three-judge panel is preparing to approve new congressional districts for Alabama after ruling that state lawmakers flouted their finding the state should have a second district where Black voters are the majority of the electorate or close to it.
Top-ranked Aryna Sabalenka and U.S. Open champion Coco Gauff have navigated tricky second-round opponents to advance at the China Open.
New Zealand has changed nine of the starting side which crushed Italy for its last pool match with Uruguay on Thursday at the Rugby World Cup.
The Czech Republic and Austria say they are temporarily reintroducing checks along their borders with Slovakia in an effort to stem a flow of migrants.