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  • Flames pour from section of Superdome roof in New Orleans

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Smoke and flames shot through the side of the Superdome's roof on Tuesday as crews worked to clean and prepare the New Orleans sports and entertainment arena for painting.
  • San Francisco mandates vaccines for all airport workers

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is requiring all workers at San Francisco International Airport to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing if employees are exempt.
  • Oklahoma court lifts stays in 2 McGirt-related decisions

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Tuesday lifted stays in two cases it overturned based on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the state has no jurisdiction over crimes committed on tribal lands by non-American Indians against Native Americans.
  • German police: Incident on highway with armed bus passenger

    BERLIN (AP) — A section of highway in southern Germany was closed Tuesday evening because of an incident involving an apparently armed passenger on board a bus, police said.
  • Tensions rise during Oregon redistricting process

    One day after the Democratic speaker of the Oregon House rescinded a power-sharing deal she made with Republicans to redraw political maps, it was unclear whether GOP lawmakers would show up to work at the Capitol on Tuesday.
  • Iran's president, criticizing US, likens sanctions to 'war'

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's new president slammed U.S. sanctions imposed on his nation as a mechanism of war Tuesday, packing a full slate of direct criticism of the United States into his first U.N. address as head of state.
  • Qatar's ruler urges world leaders not to boycott Taliban

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The ruling emir of Qatar, whose nation has played a pivotal role in Afghanistan in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal, urged world leaders gathered at the United Nations on Tuesday against turning their backs on the country's Taliban rulers.
  • Gabby Petito story boosted by social media, true-crime craze

    MIAMI (AP) — The disappearance and almost-certain death of Gabby Petito and the police hunt for her boyfriend have generated a whirlwind online, with a multitude of armchair detectives and others sharing tips, possible sightings and theories by way of TikTok, Instagram and YouTube.
  • Toxic gas, new rivers of molten lava endanger Spanish island

    EL PASO, Canary Islands (AP) — As a new volcanic vent blew open and unstoppable rivers of molten rock flowed toward the sea, authorities on a Spanish island warned Tuesday that more dangers lie ahead for residents, including earthquakes, lava flows, toxic gases, volcanic ash and acid rain.
  • NATO leader: Allies need to stand together amid sub flap

    NEW YORK (AP) — With some powerful NATO allies at odds over a submarine sale, the group's leader suggested Tuesday that members need to focus on “the big picture” and not let the dispute between France and the U.S. and Britain open an ongoing rift.

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