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3 Houston police officers 3 Houston police officers shot, suspect barricaded in homeshot, suspect on the run


(HOUSTON) -- Three Houston police officers were shot Thursday afternoon by a suspect who fled, carjacked a white Mercedes and is currently holed up in a home in a standoff with authorities.

Houston police said that the officers are all in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries. They are being treated at Memorial Hermann Hospital.

The incident took place around 2:40 p.m. lo...

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Afghan refugees find 'peace and hope' resettling in US

Meagan Redman,Jake Lefferman, Zach Fannin, and Libby Cathey, ABC News

(HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M.) -- Thousands of miles away from her native Afghanistan, Laila finds relief in small comforts like a warm meal inside a makeshift tent camp in a desert in New Mexico.

Laila, whose name has been changed for safety concerns, is among thousands of Afghan refugees who have found a temporary home cyc...

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Top intel official warns 'deficiencies' in classification system pose national security threat

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(WASHINGTON) -- In a scathing rebuke of the nation's current classification procedures, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines has told lawmakers that the current system classifies so much information it puts national security at risk -- because of how long it can take to process.

"It is my view that deficiencies in the current classification system undermine o...

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What to expect from more grocery store price hikes, products impacted

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(NEW YORK) -- Prices have continued to climb from the grocery store to the gas station amid the pandemic. According to a new report, the prices of some foods and household staples are heading higher.

Kraft Heinz alerted customers that its prices will go up in March on dozens of popular products including certain SKUs of Velveeta cheese by 6.6%, hot dogs and cold cuts by ...

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Halle Berry has found true love with Van Hunt, 'Celebrity Big Brother' cast members revealed, and more

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Following three failed marriages, and then breaking up with Gabriel Aubry, father of her 13-year-old daughter NahlaHalle Berry was sour on relationships. However now she says, "I really believe I've found my person" with singer Van Hunt.

"I have this new amazing love in my life," the Oscar winner tells AARP Magazine. "Because of COVID we spent four months talking on...

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Moderna launches clinical trial for HIV vaccine that uses mRNA technology

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(WASHINGTON) -- Moderna announced Thursday that it's launched early-stage clinical trials of an HIV mRNA vaccine.

The biotechnology company has teamed up with the nonprofit ​​International AIDS Vaccine Initiative to develop the shot, which uses the same technology as Moderna's successful COVID-19 vaccine.

The first participants in the Phase I trial were given doses at George ...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The National Weather Service is predicting up to a foot-and-a-half of snow for parts of Rhode Island this weekend.  RI state treasurer Seth Magaz...

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Your Coronavirus Update

  Your Coronavirus Update – Jan. 26, 2022   January 26, 2022/RINewsToday   Photo: Olympics preparation, China   R...

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Rhode Island Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The National Weather Service says there is still much uncertainty about an upcoming potential winter storm.  People want the state of Rhode Islan...

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Ron & Jen's Great Escape

    “Ron & Jen’s Great Escape” – 1-26-2022 – Ron St. Pierre & Jen Brien   January 26, 2022/RINewsToda...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The outgoing director of the Rhode Island health department is taking a consultant role with the state.  Authorities have identified the victim o...

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