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Haiti prime minister resigns amid violence, political strife

Haiti prime minister resigns amid violence, political strife

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe announced early Wednesday that he has resigned as the country faces a spike in killings and kidnappings and prepares for an upcoming constitutional referendum and general election later thi
US to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11

US to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America that were co-ordinated from that country, several U.S. officials said Tuesday.

Colorado to auction off cannabis-themed license plates

DENVER — Cannabis-themed license plates in Colorado are being auctioned off to the highest bidder in a fundraiser for the Colorado Disability Funding Committee.
Fed leaders agree: Economics has a racial-disparity problem

Fed leaders agree: Economics has a racial-disparity problem

WASHINGTON — Top Federal Reserve policymakers on Tuesday underscored their concern that Black and Hispanic people are sharply underrepresented in the economics field, which lessens the perspectives that economists can bring to key policy issues.
US recommends 'pause' for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

US recommends 'pause' for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

WASHINGTON — The U.S.
Biden raises concerns with Putin about Ukraine confrontation

Biden raises concerns with Putin about Ukraine confrontation

BRUSSELS — President Joe Biden urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to “de-escalate tensions" following a Russian military buildup on Ukraine's border in their second tense call of Biden's young presidency. Biden also told Putin the U.S.
US investigating possible air bag failures in GM vehicles

US investigating possible air bag failures in GM vehicles

DETROIT — The U.S. government's highway safety agency is investigating complaints that the air bags may not inflate in a crash on thousands of General Motors vehicles.
Pope asks US bishop to resign after coverup investigation

Pope asks US bishop to resign after coverup investigation

ROME — A bishop in Minnesota resigned Tuesday at the request of Pope Francis after he was investigated by the Vatican for allegedly interfering with past investigations into clergy sexual abuse, officials said.
Dutch govt says it's too early to start easing the lockdown

Dutch govt says it's too early to start easing the lockdown

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Dutch government on Tuesday presented a roadmap for relaxing coronavirus lockdown measures, but caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte stressed that it is still too early to ease restrictions.
NTSB: Pilot error likely caused vintage bomber's fatal crash

NTSB: Pilot error likely caused vintage bomber's fatal crash

HARTFORD, Conn. — Pilot error probably caused the 2019 crash of a World War II-era bomber in Connecticut that killed seven people and wounded six others, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released Tuesday.