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Boeing 737 Max Completes 1st U.S. Commercial Flight Since It Was Grounded

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| An American Airlines 737 Max took off from Miami on Tuesday morning, heading to New York's LaGuardia Airport with paying customers aboard, the first for the troubled aircraft model since early 2019.

'Toxic Individualism': Pandemic Politics Driving Health Care Workers From Small Towns

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A wave of departing medical professionals in rural areas threatens to leave gaping holes in these health care systems and local economies, and trigger a death spiral of that may be hard to stop.

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Officials Name Suspect In Nashville Blast; Investigating If It Was A Suicide Bombing

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A city official told NPR that forensic investigators are now trying to match DNA from human remains found at the blast site to DNA collected from a home searched by federal authorities on Saturday.

Immigrant Detainees Held by ICE Are Going On Hunger Strikes

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Immigrant detainees in the U.S. are often illegally held in county jails by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Activists in New York and New Jersey want ICE to release detainees now.

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Seattle Helps People Living In Vehicles Get Rid Of Waste. Meet The Man Who Does It

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Seattle's public utility has designated an employee to knock on RV doors around the city and ask if the occupants want their sewage tank pumped.

Investigators In Nashville Looking For The How And Why To Christmas Day Explosion

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Investigators in Nashville are combing the site of a Christmas morning explosion. Authorities say it was caused by an RV filled with explosives, which issued a 15-minute warning before it blew up.

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3 Killed, 3 Others Injured In Shooting At Illinois Bowling Alley

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Two teenagers are among the victims, though Police Chief Dan O'Shea said he did not know whether they had been killed or wounded. A suspect is in custody.

Authorities Search For Nashville Bomber, As Governor Asks For Emergency Declaration

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A day after the early Christmas explosion damaged dozens of buildings in downtown Nashville, police are asking the public for help. Large swaths of the state's communications networks are still down.

The Latest From Nashville After Explosion

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The latest on the Christmas Day explosion in downtown Nashville.

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