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Mine-detecting rat dies after retirement

A much-feted, mine-detecting rat in Cambodia, who received a prestigious award for his life-saving duty, has died in retirement, the charity he had worked for has announced. Magawa, an African…

CDC issues new eviction ban for most of US through Oct. 3

WASHINGTON (AP/WXXV) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a new moratorium on evictions that would last until October 3, ending some of the political pressure being placed on President Joe Biden. The new moratorium could…

Officials: Gunfire erupts at San Jose railyard, several hurt

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of San Jose, California says several people are receiving medical treatment after police and sheriff’s officials responded to reports of a shooting at a railyard. Mayor Sam Liccardo said Wednesday in a tweet…