People embrace following a shooting at a Kroger’s grocery store in Collierville, Tenn., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.

Supermarket gunman was a sushi vendor, family friend says

A gunman who killed one person and wounded 14 others in a Tennessee grocery store worked in a sushi business at the store and was the son of refugees from Myanmar who had settled in Nashville, a family friend said Friday.

Officials: All migrants are gone from Texas border camp

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A bulldozer is seen next to a mound of debris while crews clear an area where migrants, many from Haiti, were encamped along the Del Rio International
No migrants remained Friday at the Texas border encampment where almost 15,000 people — most of them Haitians — had converged just days earlier seeking asylum, local and federal officials said.

Former ABC News executive says Chris Cuomo harassed her

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CNN anchor Chris Cuomo.
A veteran TV news executive says CNN anchor Chris Cuomo sexually harassed her by squeezing her buttocks at a party in 2005.
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Zoo Miami: Orangutan dies following dental surgery

An orangutan has died at Zoo Miami following a dental surgery, officials said.
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EXPLAINER: What's next in Dru Sjodin death penalty case

North Dakota's first and only federal capital punishment case is on hold after a federal judge this month threw out the death sentence given to Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. in 2006 in the death of college student Dru Sjodin.
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Civil rights complaint targets Idaho health care rationing

An advocacy group for older adults has filed a civil rights complaint against Idaho over the state's "crisis standards of care" guidelines for hospitals that are overwhelmed by patients amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Business
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Stocks end mixed on Wall Street, S&P 500 manages weekly gain

Stocks ended a wobbly day with mixed results on Wall Street Friday as the market cooled off following a two-day rally. The S&P 500 edged up 0.1% and ended the week higher, breaking a two-week losing streak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average also rose about 0.1% but the Nasdaq composite and a measure of small-company stocks closed lower. Nike slumped 6.3% after saying supply chain issues could hurt its revenue. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 1.46%, having risen from 1.31% on Monday. Energy prices rose again and ended the week higher.
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Oregon school board ban on anti-racist, LGBT signs draws ire

An Oregon school board has banned educators from displaying Black Lives Matter and gay pride symbols, prompting a torrent of recriminations and threats to boycott the town and its businesses.
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NY hospitals, schools fear staff shortage from vaccine rules

Some of the nation's most aggressive COVID-19 vaccine mandates are scheduled to take effect Monday in New York amid continued resistance from some to the shots, leaving hospitals and nursing homes across the state and schools in New York City bracing for possible staff shortages.
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Walz proposes $10 million drought relief package for farmers

Gov. Tim Walz proposed a $10 million relief package Friday for farmers who suffered losses due to drought across most of Minnesota this summer — a plan that would require a special legislative session to approve.
Business
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President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 response and vaccinations in the State Dining Room of the White House, Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, in Washin

Biden: Budget talks hit 'stalemate,' $3.5T may take a while

President Joe Biden said Friday that talks over his $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan have hit a "stalemate" in Congress as he made the case for his expansive effort to recast the nation's tax and spending programs and make what he sees as sweeping, overdue investments.
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Meghan and Harry visit with students at a Harlem school

Meghan and Harry, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, offered lots of hugs to kids at a Harlem public school Friday where she read her children's book to about two dozen students who sat cross-legged with her husband in the play yard.
Nation
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Suspected arson wildfire forces evacuations in California

Thousands of people were under evacuation orders Friday and many others were on notice to be ready to flee as a destructive wildfire raged in a drought-stricken forest in California's far north.
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Court battle ends tree dispute in pricey San Francisco area

Tall trees are venerated across California, but one towering Monterey Pine at the center of a heated dispute in San Francisco's wealthiest neighborhood has to go, according to an appeals court ruling this week.
Nation
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The Latest: UN crowds return but still lag pre-COVID times

The Latest on the UN General Assembly:
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Powell meets a changed economy: Fewer workers, higher prices

Restaurant and hotel owners struggling to fill jobs. Supply-chain delays forcing up prices for small businesses. Unemployed Americans unable to find work even with job openings at a record high.
Business
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The Latest: Tennessee judge blocks Gov. Lee's mask opt-out

A federal judge handed down a second blow to Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's order allowing parents to opt out of school mask requirements.
Nation
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Census ponders producing less granular data in next release

U.S. Census Bureau officials said Friday that they were pondering whether to produce less granular data in the next round of 2020 census data, dealing with housing and family relationships, in a decision that could upset researchers, city planners and others who rely on neighborhood-level information.
Sports
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Massage therapist gets 25 years to life for sex crimes

A judge has sentenced a massage therapist to three prison terms of 25 years to life for several sex crimes against five people, including a child and three female soccer players at the University of Kansas.
Nation
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Women's voices at UN General Assembly few, but growing

With cascading crises casting a pall over the proceedings at this year's United Nations General Assembly, Slovakian President Zuzana Čaputová had this reminder on the first day of debate: "We cannot save our planet if we leave out the vulnerable — the women, the girls, the minorities."
Nation
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Coen premieres a stark 'Macbeth,' with Denzel and McDormand

Joel Coen, in his first solo outing as a filmmaker, premiered a strikingly stark, black-and-white adaptation of Shakespeare's "Macbeth," with Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand, at the New York Film Festival on Friday.
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Grimes and Elon Musk attend the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala in New York on May 7, 2018.

Elon Musk, singer Grimes 'semi-separated' after three years

Elon Musk and singer Grimes have ended their romantic relationship after three years.
Nation
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Charges urged for Missouri cops who let dog bite Black man

St. Louis-area racial injustice activists on Friday called for the firing and prosecution of three white police officers after cellphone video showed them allowing a police dog to repeatedly bite a Black man during an arrest.