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R. Kelly is convicted on all counts after decades of accusations of abuse.
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Republicans Block Government Funding, Refusing to Lift Debt Limit

Republicans Block Government Funding, Refusing to Lift Debt Limit

By Emily Cochrane

Senate Republicans opposed legislation to avert a government shutdown and prevent a debt default at a critical moment for Democrats' domestic agenda.

R. Kelly is convicted on all counts after decades of accusations of abuse.

R. Kelly is convicted on all counts after decades of accusations of abuse.

By Troy Closson

The singer, who for years dominated the world of R&B music, was found guilty of being the ringleader of a decades-long scheme to recruit women and underage girls for sex.

Winner but Not Chancellor, Yet: The Race to Replace Merkel

Winner but Not Chancellor, Yet: The Race to Replace Merkel

By Katrin Bennhold

Olaf Scholz, the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, narrowly won the night. But now the hard part begins — building a durable governing coalition.

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Cancer Without Chemotherapy: 'A Totally Different World'

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Cancer Without Chemotherapy: 'A Totally Different World'

By Gina Kolata

A growing number of cancer patients, especially those with breast and lung cancers, are being spared the dreaded treatment in favor of other options.

What if America Had Learned From New York City?

Opinion | Mara gay

What if America Had Learned From New York City?

By Mara Gay

How many lives could have been saved if others across the country had seen themselves in New Yorkers?

Today's Videos

'Justice Has Been Done,' Allred Says

Video Video: 'Justice Has Been Done,' Allred Says

By Reuters

Gloria Allred, the famed women's rights attorney who represented several of R. Kelly's victims, said Mr. Kelly was the worst of all the sexual predators she had pursued in her career.

Biden Gets Pfizer-BioNTech Booster Vaccine On Camera

Video Video: Biden Gets Pfizer-BioNTech Booster Vaccine On Camera

By The New York Times

President Biden received his third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, days after federal regulators approved Pfizer boosters for Americans 65 years and older, as well as those with medical conditions and jobs placing them at higher risk.

Sydney to Phase Out of Lockdown

Video Video: Sydney to Phase Out of Lockdown

By The Associated Press

Gladys Berejiklian, the premier of New South Wales, Australia, said restrictions in Sydney and other areas of the state still under lockdown would start lifting in October when officials expect 70 percent of residents over the age of 16 to be fully vaccinated.

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