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Partner of Jo Cox's sister asks her to 'step down' as MP after David Amess killing
The sister of murdered MP Jo Cox has said her partner suggested she stand down from being a member of parliament in the wake of the killing of Sir David Amess.
Gov. Charlie Baker says MassGOP chair Jim Lyons should resign
The governor's comments come after the party chairman publicly supported a Boston City Council candidate who openly made anti-Asian statements.
Supermarkets in German state of Hesse can now block entry to the unvaccinated
The new Covid health pass entry rules announced by the central state of Hesse have upped the pressure on the unvaccinated by allowing all shops to implement the so-called 2G rule at their doors.
Auto ban? Berlin city centre could go car-free
Berlin may be about to go vehicle-free after more than 50,000 people signed a petition to ban private cars in the city centre.
Day Around the Bay: 2,191-lb Pumpkin Takes Top Prize at Half Moon Bay Weigh-Off
The annual Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Weigh-Off happened on this windy Monday morning, and the winner was Jeff Uhlmeyer of Olympia, Washington.
'I Never Believed That Would Happen': After 20 Years of War, an Abrupt End
Amid the uncertainty that lies ahead under a Taliban-controlled government, Afghans reflect on the final months of fighting.
Iranian foreign minister meets top Lebanese officials
Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says Tehran will continue to support Lebanon as it battles a crippling economic crisis.
Good Afternoon, News: Thorns Fans Turn Up the Pressure, Another Wheeler Staff Exodus, and a Malaria Vaccine
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Can You Imagine Bill de Blasio as Governor? He Can.
A run for higher office by New York City's mayor might be viewed skeptically across the state, but he says he wants to remain in public life.
The Artist Who Dreamed Up a Kaleidoscopic Basketball Court for London's Canary Wharf
Yinka Ilori brings color and joy to an eclectic array of projects, whether he's reimagining public spaces or designing furniture and housewares.