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Oregon school board ban on anti-racist, LGBT signs draws ire

NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) — 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. Newberg is a town of 25,000…

WATCH: Biden explains who can get booster shot

(CBS Newspath) -- President Biden explained who can get a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot based on new guidelines. Friday (9/24), the president said those eligible include people aged 65 or older, adults 18 and…

VIDEO: Flood waters rush into Indiana school

(CBS Newspath) -- WATCH: Take a look at the flood water that rushed into a school in Indiana in August. Northeast Dubois County School Corporation shared the video on Tuesday (9/21), saying "Thank you…

CDC leader adds people with risky jobs to COVID booster list

(AP) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed COVID-19 booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans. The move opens a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against the coronavirus. A panel of…

Tom Felton of 'Harry Potter' fame collapses at Ryder Cup

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — British actor Tom Felton is getting treatment in a Wisconsin hospital after collapsing at the Ryder Cup. Felton is best known for his portrayal of Draco Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” movies. He was playing a…

Oldest human footprints in North America found in New Mexico

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fossilized footprints discovered in New Mexico indicate that early humans were walking across North America around 23,000 years ago. [videoembed][/videoembed] The footprints were found in a dry lake bed in White Sands National Park. Scientists at the…

Boyfriend of slain Gabby Petito charged with bank card fraud

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say the boyfriend of Gabby Petito, whose body was found at a national park in Wyoming after a cross-country trip with him, has been indicted for unauthorized use of a debit card. Thursday's announcement…

House Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Trump advisers, associates

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has subpoenaed four advisers and associates to former President Donald Trump who were in contact with him as hundreds of his followers violently broke into…

CDC advisers try to work out the details on booster shots

(AP) -- With booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine now authorized in the U.S., government advisers have reconvened to tackle the most contentious question yet: Exactly who should roll up their sleeves right away? Late Wednesday, the Food and Drug…