Ceremony and tributes: Merkel's political life

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Ceremony and tributes: Merkel’s political life

Former German chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at the Bundestag in Berlin to vote in elections on September 24, 2017. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images Angela Merkel arrives at the Bundestag in Berlin to vote in…

Al Unser Jr., three-time Indianapolis 500 winner, dies at 82

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Al Unser Jr., three-time Indianapolis 500 winner, dies at 82

Al Unser, a three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500, died Thursday at his home in Albuquerque, N.M. He was 82. Unser’s son, AJ, announced his father’s death, which was confirmed by Yahoo! Sports. “In…

Nigerian students drown in migrant boat accident

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Nigerian students drown in migrant boat accident

CAIRO — A boat packed with 53 students and teachers from a university in northern Nigeria capsized Monday morning in a crossing between Egypt and Red Sea resorts, killing at least 29 people and…

Blast kills five in southern Lebanon

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Blast kills five in southern Lebanon

Media outlets throughout the region reported on the attack, including from Hamas’ TV news network A Palestinian mortar-launching gun belonging to the ruling Hamas faction in the Gaza Strip went off near a compound…

DC moves forward with kindergarten vaccination mandate

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DC moves forward with kindergarten vaccination mandate

(Updates with statement from Centrist Kids Health Services and updates second paragraph.) Washington, D.C., is taking steps to ease the waiting times associated with vaccinations, with nearly all plans to transition to vaccinate second…