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Fri. 9:54 a.m.: With latest mission, China renews space cooperation vow

BEIJING (AP) — Shortly ahead of sending a new three-person crew to its space station, China today renewed its commitment to international cooperation in the peaceful use of space. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said sending humans into space was a "common cause of mankind," and ...

Fri. 9:52 a.m.: White House targeting economic risks from climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is taking steps to address the economic risks from climate change, issuing a 40-page report today on government-wide plans to protect the financial, insurance and housing markets and the savings of American families. The report lays out steps that ...

Fri. 9:48 a.m.: Jill Biden out to flex political muscle in governors’ races

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Jill Biden is set to campaign today for Democrats in governors' races in Virginia and New Jersey, her most overt foray into politics since arriving at the White House nine months ago. Her involvement is the latest sign that Democrats are pulling out the stops ...

Fri. 9:45 a.m.: Protests greet debut of Italy’s workplace COVID pass rule

ROME (AP) — Protests erupted in Italy as one of the most stringent anti-coronavirus measures in Europe went into effect today, requiring all workers, from magistrates to maids, to show a health pass to get into their place of employment. Police were out in force, schools ended classes early ...

Fri. 9:41 a.m.: Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 37

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide bombers assaulted a Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan that was packed with worshippers attending weekly Friday prayers, killing at least 37 people and wounding more than 70, according to a hospital official and an eyewitness. There was no immediate ...

Thu. 10:46 a.m.: US wholesale prices rose record 8.6 percent over 12 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6 percent in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010. The Labor Department reported this morning that the monthly increase in its producer price index, which ...