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- Associated Press
While world leaders converge on the U.N. headquarters next week, the coronavirus will be on the agenda — and a set of empty, backpack-draped chairs and desks will symbolize what the pandemic has done to education. In front of the desks, a blackboard-like display will count the number of in-person class hours lost during the pandemic: over 1.8 trillion and growing, according to UNICEF, the U.N. children's arm. UNICEF says about 131 million children have missed out on three-quarters of their in-person instruction since March 2020, and nearly 77 million of them have missed almost all of it.
- Associated Press
The U.N. General Assembly is relying on an honor system — and only an honor system — to ensure that world leaders have been vaccinated before they speak at next week's big meeting, the assembly president said. Presidents, premiers, monarchs and other dignitaries won't have to show vaccination cards or other proof of inoculation — they'll simply attest to it by swiping their ID badges at the assembly hall, G.A. President Abdulla Shahid said in a letter Thursday. Russia has criticized the requirement, and the first speaker, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, isn't vaccinated and reiterated Thursday that he doesn't plan to get the shot anytime soon.
The United Nations Security Council on Friday authorized a six-month extension of the UN's political mission in Afghanistan.Why it matters: The move will allow Secretary-General António Guterres to compile the necessary information to determine "strategic and operational recommendations" in light of the Taliban's takeover.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeThe annual mandate for the mission was set to expire on Friday. But the reso
CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (Reuters) -U.S. authorities moved some 2,000 people to other immigration processing stations on Friday from a Texas border town that has been overwhelmed by an influx of Haitian and other migrants, the Department of Homeland Security said on Saturday. Such transfers will continue "in order to ensure that irregular migrants are swiftly taken into custody, processed, and removed from the United States consistent with our laws and policy," DHS said in a statement. While some migrants seeking jobs and safety have been making their way to the United States for weeks or months, it is only in recent days that the number converging on Del Rio, Texas, has drawn widespread attention, posing a humanitarian and political challenge for the Biden administration.
Police say they're investigating an unconfirmed picture of a man who looks a 'heck' of a lot like Brian Laundrie
Brian Laundrie, the boyfriend of the missing 22-year-old YouTuber Gabby Petito, has also been missing as of Tuesday, his lawyer said.
- Charlotte Observer
Kyle Larson won NASCAR’s Cup race at Bristol on Saturday night, but four drivers saw their playoff hopes dashed. Here’s who was cut from the field Saturday night.
- Yahoo Sports
"It's not f***ing about you! We're here to play baseball!"
Rescuers discovered 2 shipwrecked children clinging to their dead mother, who had saved their lives by drinking her urine to breastfeed them
Mariely Chacón's kids, aged 2 and 6, were found after their boat capsized, casting them adrift at the sea for days. She died hours before rescuers arrived.
- Yahoo Finance
Almost one third of all working age men in America aren’t doing diddly-squat. They don’t have a job and they aren’t looking for one either. How do they live? What are they doing for money? To me, this is one of the great mysteries of our time.
- E! News
After a social media user commented on her see-through Met Gala look, Zoë Kravitz wasn’t afraid to let them know just how proud she is of her body. See the High Fidelity actress’ response.
GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Sugarlands Distilling Co., along with racing legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. and wife Amy Earnhardt, together announced a strategic partnership that includes existing and new Sugarlands products to bear the Earnhardt‘s names. The partnership was announced Saturday before the NASCAR Playoffs race at Bristol Motor Speedway. As part of the partnership, Sugarlands‘ Electric […]
- USA TODAY
A year ago, Mallory Dunlap and her dad were planning her college softball career. Then their COVID-safe bubble burst and her "role changed overnight."
- Washington Examiner
The cybersecurity lawyer indicted this week by a grand jury in special counsel John Durham's investigation could end up being the "fall guy" for Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign, warned a top House Republican.
- Business Insider
Employers say 'ghosting coasting' is a growing problem, but workers have their reasons for quietly walking away from a job
"We're just understaffed and barely keeping our heads above water and I'm at a complete loss as to how to fix it," one food-service recruiter said.
- Country Living
This is one of her sweetest snaps yet. 💕
From individual drinks to workout classes and laundry, passengers should avoid spending money on several things, according to a crew member.
- Country Living
She looks so good!! 😍
- Better Homes & Gardens
Your bed gathers all sorts of dirt, oil, and sweat while you sleep. Learn how often to wash bedsheets so you can sleep soundly on fresh bedding.
So much of the buzziest content coming to theaters and streaming services now is based on books as source material. Remember that trailer with Lady Gaga that everyone was talking about a few weeks ago? It’s the one where she makes the sign of the cross and fiendishly promises “Father, Son, and House of Gucci.” … The post Netflix subscribers are obsessed with this new and exciting dark fantasy movie appeared first on BGR.
The Arizona State Senate and the company it hired are now at loggerheads over records the Cyber Ninjas company is not releasing after a court order.