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5 killed by bow-and-arrow attack in Norway

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Climate change: Rising seas could imperil major cities in U.S. and around the world

Miami, New York, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Houston are among major coastal cities are at risk of flooding from higher sea levels unless countries cut back on carbon emissions and build stronger flood defenses, a new study suggests. ...

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Police officer accused of telling Jan. 6 rioter to hide evidence


A U.S. Capitol Police officer has been indicted on obstruction of justice charges after prosecutors said he helped to hide evidence of a rioter's involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection. The officer is accused of telling a man who participated in the ...

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This week's word in the news: BORNE

DEFINITION:

Carried or transported or transmitted by the thing specified.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Boston Public Health Commission is warning of a dangerous rat-borne disease that puts the homeless at “high risk” as the rodent population and encampments boom side by side in Mass and Cass.
The Boston Herald -- 10/18/2021

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