Headlines for September 16, 2021

1 in 500 U.S. Residents Have Died of COVID-19; FDA Scientists Skeptical of Vaccine BoostersPope Calls Out Anti-Vaccine Sentiment in Catholic ChurchUSA Gymnasts to Senate: FBI Failed to Investigate Reports of Larry Nassar's Sexual AbuseSurvivor Recounts Walking in on R. Kelly Sexually Assaulting Aaliyah When She Was Just 13 or 14Chinese Court Rejects Landmark #MeToo Case, But Survivor Vows to AppealICC to Open Full Probe into Rodrigo Duterte's Deadly War on Drugs in Philippines Brazil's Top Court Delays Ruling on Case That Could Reshape Indigenous Sovereignty U.S., U.K. and Australia Form New Coalition to Counter China's PowerNew Book Says Gen. Milley Took Covert Measures to Prevent Trump from Starting War,…

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Headlines for September 15, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom Claims Victory in Right-Wing Recall EffortBiden Calls for Vaccinating 70% of World in One Year as WHO Slams Ongoing Vaccine InequityGov't Pandemic Assistance Led to Drop in U.S. Poverty Rates in 2020Biden Warns Extreme Weather Is Killing More Americans, Costing Billions Each YearHaitian Prime Minister Fires Prosecutor After He Seeks to Charge Henry in Killing of Jovenel MoïseSouth and North Korea Both Fire Ballistic Missiles as Tensions Mount on PeninsulaDOJ Charges 3 Ex-Military and Intelligence Officers over UAE Hacking ActivitiesDOJ Seeks to Block Texas's Near-Total Abortion BanSenate Dems Introduce "Freedom to Vote" Act After Making Concessions on Election Protections"A Humanitarian Crisis": New York Officials Call…

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Headlines for September 14, 2021

Donors Pledge $1.2B in Aid to Afghanistan as U.N. Warns of Looming Humanitarian CatastropheSecretary of State Blinken Defends U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan1 Million Public School Students Return to New York City Classrooms Despite COVID-19 SurgeDeparting FDA Scientists Blast Biden's Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine BoostersPressure Mounts on Germany to Support COVID-19 Patent Waiver as WTO Panel MeetsPublic Citizen: Biden Could Share Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Recipe with the WorldHurricane Nicholas Brings Storm Surge and Heavy Rain to Gulf CoastBiden Calls for Urgent Action on Climate Crisis After Touring Western Wildfire Destruction"Tax the Rich": Progressives Say House Democrats' Tax Plan Falls ShortIsrael Bombs Gaza Strip for Third Consecutive Night Amid Palestinian…

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Headlines for September 13, 2021

U.S. Marks 20th Anniversary of 9/11 AttacksFBI Releases First Declassified Document on Saudi Links to 9/11 HijackersGeorge W. Bush Compares "Violent Extremists at Home" to 9/11 Attackers Capitol Police Want to Reinstall Fencing Ahead of Far-Right "Justice for J6" Rally Taliban Government Orders Segregated Schools and Dress Codes for WomenNo Evidence of Bomb in Vehicle Hit by U.S. Drone Strike That Killed 10 Afghan CiviliansAppeals Court Sides with Florida Gov. DeSantis, Reinstates Ban on Mask MandatesLebanon Announces New Government Headed by Former Prime MinisterWildfires Rage in Spain and California as Monsoon Floods Kill 17 in PakistanGlobal Witness: Record Number of Environmental Activists Killed in 20204,000 Indigenous Women Take to Streets…

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Headlines for September 10, 2021

Biden Orders Vaccine Mandates for Federal Workers and Large EmployersInternational Flights Resume from Kabul Airport; Taliban Torture Journalists Covering ProtestsSyrian Army Enters Daraa, Birthplace of Uprising Against Assad a Decade AgoBiden Admin Extends TPS for 400,000 People Through 2022Whistleblower Details Abuse of Migrant Children at Fort Bliss Base in TexasSCOTUS Stays Execution of Texas Death Row PrisonerDOJ Sues Texas over Unconstitutional Abortion Ban Biden Withdraws Gun Control Advocate as ATF Nominee, Names Ally to Big Polluters for Key Energy PostEPA Seeks Permanent Block on Pebble Mine Project in Alaska's Bristol Bay Harvard Divests from Fossil Fuels After Years-Long Student Campaign Nabisco Workers in 5 States Continue Strike, as Buffalo Starbucks Workers…

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Headlines for September 9, 2021

WHO Calls for Halt to COVID Booster Shots in 2021, Says Vaccines Should Go to Poorer CountriesCOVAX Cuts 2021 Vaccine Forecast; Australia Joins Call for Waiver on Vaccine PatentsLos Angeles Schools Poised to Require Vaccinations for Students 12 and Older Afghanistan Evacuations Continue as Taliban Reestablishes Ministry of "Virtue and Vice"Main Suspect in 2015 Paris Attacks Tells Court He Was a Soldier for the Islamic StateHuman Rights Campaign President Fired in Latest Fallout from Cuomo Sexual Harassment ProbeVirginia Removes Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee17 Patients Die as Floods Hit Mexican Hospital; Record Drought Worsens Brazil's Energy CrisisSuper Typhoon Chanthu Hurtles Toward Philippines and Southeast ChinaIda's Death Toll…

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Headlines for September 8, 2021

Taliban Announces Acting Gov't as Protests Take Place Across Afghanistan75% of U.S. Adults Partially Vaccinated; Quarter of New Cases Are Children Amid Delta SurgeNew Zealand Eases Restrictions; Cuba Rolls Out Vaccines for Children as Young as 2Pro- and Anti-Bolsonaro Protesters Rally on Brazil's Independence DayGov. Abbott Claims He Will "Eliminate Rapists" as He Signs Voter Restriction Bill into LawBiden Warns of Existential Threat of Climate Change as He Visits NY and NJ in Ida's WakeGlobal Coalition Calls on U.N. to Postpone November Climate Talks Amid Pandemic, Vaccine InequityMexico's Top Court Decriminalizes Abortion7.0 Earthquake Rattles Acapulco, Killing at Least One PersonBitcoin Crashes as El Salvador Adopts Cryptocurrency as Legal…

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Headlines for September 7, 2021

Jobless Benefits for Millions Expire on Labor Day After Congress and White House Fail to ActOver 1,000 U.S. Schools Cancel In-Person Classes Due to COVID-19Taliban Defeat Last Pocket of Resistance, Step Up Attacks on Afghan Women90% of Afghanistan's 2,300 Healthcare Centers May Soon Be Forced to Close, Warns WHOMillions in Ethiopia's Tigray Are on Brink of Famine, Warns World Food ProgrammeGuinean Army Colonel Deposes President Alpha Condé in Military CoupMillions Rally for Brazil's Far-Right President, Raising Fears of Trump-Like InsurrectionMexico Breaks Up Caravan of Asylum Seekers; U.S. Deports Refugees to Guatemala CityHundreds of Thousands Lack Electricity More Than a Week After Hurricane IdaWeather Disasters Struck Counties Home to…

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Headlines for September 3, 2021

Ida's Death Toll Soars After Record Rains Flood Northeastern StatesAerial Photos Show Oil and Chemical Spills Spawned by Hurricane IdaHumanitarian Flights to Afghanistan Resume as U.N. Warns of Widespread HungerJapanese PM Yoshihide Suga Resigns After Critics Blast His Response to COVID-19Over 15 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Have Gone to Waste in the United StatesDemocrats Ready Reproductive Rights Bill After SCOTUS Refuses to Halt Texas Ban on Most Abortions7.5 Million U.S. Residents to Lose Jobless Benefits, with Millions Bracing for Cuts in AidSen. Joe Manchin Demands "Pause" on $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill, Enraging Fellow DemocratsEPA Study Finds Climate Crisis Will Impact Communities of Color the HardestCourt Orders Biden Administration…

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Headlines for September 2, 2021

Supreme Court Refuses to Halt Texas Anti-Abortion Law While Legal Challenges ProceedHurricane Ida's Remnants Bring Tornadoes, Flooding and Record Rainfall to NortheastGulf Coast Faces Shortages of Food, Water and Energy Days After Hurricane Ida's LandfallU.N. Says Fivefold Increase in Extreme Weather Events Caused Over 2 Million Deaths Since 1970Taliban Parade U.S.-Made Military Hardware as Refugees Gather at Afghanistan's BordersNew York Extends Eviction Moratorium Halted by U.S. Supreme CourtTexas School District Cancels Classes After 2 Teachers Die of COVID-19Colorado Grand Jury Indicts 3 Cops, 2 Paramedics in Killing of Elijah McClainNigerian Officials Shut Down Zamfara Schools After Latest Mass KidnappingJudge Approves $4.5 Billion Settlement, Shielding Sackler Family from Future…

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