Top Headlines for October 23, 2021

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Ardern Announces New Covid Strategy

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand stressed the importance of vaccinations as the country moved away from lockdowns, announcing a new, color-coded system of restrictions to be implemented when the country reaches its vaccination target.
  • Police Respond After Alec Baldwin Fatally Shoots Crew Member

    Santa Fe County sheriff's deputies investigated the set of 'Rust' in New Mexico after the actor discharged a prop firearm, killing the film's director of photography and wounding the director.
  • 'Apply the Facts': Garland Addresses Bannon Contempt Referral

    During a House Judiciary Committee hearing, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland declined to say whether the Justice Department would enforce a subpoena issued by the select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot against Stephen K. Bannon.
  • House Recommends Criminal Charges Against Bannon

    The House recommended that Stephen K. Bannon, a former top adviser to President Donald J. Trump, face criminal contempt charges for refusing to cooperate with its select committee's investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
  • South Korea Tests Its First Domestically Produced Rocket

    South Korea's Aerospace Research Institute launched its first homemade rocket on Thursday. The mission was only partly successful, but officials called it an important step toward ​placing domestically made satellites in orbit.
  • Suspect Is Charged in Killing of British M.P.

    Police in Britain announced murder charges against 25-year-old Ali Harbi Ali of North London in the killing of David Amess, a member of Parliament who was stabbed in the town of Southend while he was meeting with constituents.
  • Biden Promotes Social Policy Bill in Pennsylvania

    President Biden visited Scranton, Pa., to press the case for his administration's economic, environmental and social policy agenda, even as he has conceded that crucial elements of his proposal would most likely be dropped or substantially pared back.
  • Rahm Emanuel Stresses Japan's Role in U.S. Foreign Policy

    Mr. Emanuel, nominee for United States ambassador to Japan, faced a Senate confirmation hearing where he testified that the partnership between the two countries would determine the future of American foreign policy in the region.
  • N.Y.C. Issues Vaccine Mandate for All City Workers

    New York City will require all city workers to be vaccinated by the end of October or lose their paychecks. City employees will no longer be allowed to submit to regular testing as an alternative.
  • Rahm Emanuel Questioned About Police Killing of a Black Teenager

    Rahm Emanuel, a former mayor of Chicago and President Biden's nominee for United States ambassador to Japan, was asked about the murder of Laquan McDonald during his Senate confirmation hearing.

Top Headlines for October 22, 2021

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • 'Apply the Facts': Garland Addresses Bannon Contempt Referral

    During a House Judiciary Committee hearing, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland declined to say whether the Justice Department would enforce a subpoena issued by the select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot against Stephen K. Bannon.
  • House Recommends Criminal Charges Against Bannon

    The House recommended that Stephen K. Bannon, a former top adviser to President Donald J. Trump, face criminal contempt charges for refusing to cooperate with its select committee's investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
  • South Korea Tests Its First Domestically Produced Rocket

    South Korea's Aerospace Research Institute launched its first homemade rocket on Thursday. The mission was only partly successful, but officials called it an important step toward ​placing domestically made satellites in orbit.
  • Suspect Is Charged in Killing of British M.P.

    Police in Britain announced murder charges against 25-year-old Ali Harbi Ali of North London in the killing of David Amess, a member of Parliament who was stabbed in the town of Southend while he was meeting with constituents.
  • Biden Promotes Social Policy Bill in Pennsylvania

    President Biden visited Scranton, Pa., to press the case for his administration's economic, environmental and social policy agenda, even as he has conceded that crucial elements of his proposal would most likely be dropped or substantially pared back.
  • Rahm Emanuel Stresses Japan's Role in U.S. Foreign Policy

    Mr. Emanuel, nominee for United States ambassador to Japan, faced a Senate confirmation hearing where he testified that the partnership between the two countries would determine the future of American foreign policy in the region.
  • N.Y.C. Issues Vaccine Mandate for All City Workers

    New York City will require all city workers to be vaccinated by the end of October or lose their paychecks. City employees will no longer be allowed to submit to regular testing as an alternative.
  • Rahm Emanuel Questioned About Police Killing of a Black Teenager

    Rahm Emanuel, a former mayor of Chicago and President Biden's nominee for United States ambassador to Japan, was asked about the murder of Laquan McDonald during his Senate confirmation hearing.
  • White House Officials Lay Out Plans to Vaccinate Young Children

    Health officials anticipate that regulators will make Covid-19 vaccines available for 5- to 11-year-olds in the coming weeks. The campaign to vaccinate kids will rely on doctors, clinics and pharmacies.
  • Jan. 6 Committee Recommends Criminal Charges Against Bannon

    The House select committee investigating the Capitol riot voted 9-0 to recommend charging the former White House counselor with criminal contempt of Congress for defying its subpoena.

Top Headlines for October 21, 2021

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Top Headlines for October 20, 2021

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Jan. 6 Committee Recommends Criminal Charges Against Bannon

    The House select committee investigating the Capitol riot voted 9-0 to recommend charging the former White House counselor with criminal contempt of Congress for defying its subpoena.
  • Biden Remembers Colin Powell as a 'Dear Friend and a Patriot'

    President Biden honored Mr. Powell, the nation's first Black national security adviser, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of state, calling him a great military leader and a man of overwhelming decency.
  • U.S. Is Working to Recover Kidnapped Missionaries in Haiti

    Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said the F.B.I. and the State Department are working to bring home a group of 17 missionaries and their children who were kidnapped by a Haitian gang.
  • Schools Reopen as Cities in Australia Ease Virus Restrictions

    New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, eased coronavirus restrictions after it passed the target of fully vaccinating 80 percent of the eligible population, sending thousands of children back to in-person learning.
  • Blinken Remembers Colin Powell as 'Beloved' by State Department

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken praised Colin Powell as an 'extraordinary leader' and 'exceptional diplomat.' A former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, secretary of state and national security adviser, Mr. Powell died of Covid-19 after battling cancer.
  • Watch Live: Blinken Delivers Remarks on Colin Powell

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken delivers remarks following the death of Colin Powell, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, secretary of state and national security adviser, who died Monday of complications of Covid-19.
  • New Zealand Extends Coronavirus Lockdown in Auckland

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand said restrictions would continue in the country's largest city for another two weeks. Auckland has been in lockdown since Aug. 17, after an outbreak of the Delta variant.
  • Russian Film Crew Returns From Shoot on Space Station

    The Russian actress Yulia Peresild and the film director Klim Shipenko returned to Earth after spending 12 days aboard the International Space Station filming the first feature-length drama with scenes shot in space.
  • Bill Clinton Leaves California Hospital

    Former President Bill Clinton was released from the University of California, Irvine Medical Center after treatment for a urological infection that developed into sepsis, officials said.
  • Britons Pay Tribute to Slain Lawmaker

    British leaders and local residents paid their respects to David Amess, a Conservative lawmaker who was fatally stabbed on Friday while meeting with constituents at a church in Leigh-on-Sea, England.

Top Headlines for October 19, 2021

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Biden Remembers Colin Powell as a 'Dear Friend and a Patriot'

    President Biden honored Mr. Powell, the nation's first Black national security adviser, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of state, calling him a great military leader and a man of overwhelming decency.
  • U.S. Is Working to Recover Kidnapped Missionaries in Haiti

    Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said the F.B.I. and the State Department are working to bring home a group of 17 missionaries and their children who were kidnapped by a Haitian gang.
  • Schools Reopen as Cities in Australia Ease Virus Restrictions

    New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, eased coronavirus restrictions after it passed the target of fully vaccinating 80 percent of the eligible population, sending thousands of children back to in-person learning.
  • Blinken Remembers Colin Powell as 'Beloved' by State Department

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken praised Colin Powell as an 'extraordinary leader' and 'exceptional diplomat.' A former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, secretary of state and national security adviser, Mr. Powell died of Covid-19 after battling cancer.
  • Watch Live: Blinken Delivers Remarks on Colin Powell

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken delivers remarks following the death of Colin Powell, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, secretary of state and national security adviser, who died Monday of complications of Covid-19.
  • New Zealand Extends Coronavirus Lockdown in Auckland

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand said restrictions would continue in the country's largest city for another two weeks. Auckland has been in lockdown since Aug. 17, after an outbreak of the Delta variant.
  • Russian Film Crew Returns From Shoot on Space Station

    The Russian actress Yulia Peresild and the film director Klim Shipenko returned to Earth after spending 12 days aboard the International Space Station filming the first feature-length drama with scenes shot in space.
  • Bill Clinton Leaves California Hospital

    Former President Bill Clinton was released from the University of California, Irvine Medical Center after treatment for a urological infection that developed into sepsis, officials said.
  • Britons Pay Tribute to Slain Lawmaker

    British leaders and local residents paid their respects to David Amess, a Conservative lawmaker who was fatally stabbed on Friday while meeting with constituents at a church in Leigh-on-Sea, England.
  • Parkland School Shooting Suspect Will Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says

    Nikolas Cruz, the accused gunman in the 2018 mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., plans to plead guilty to 17 counts of premeditated murder and attempted murder. On Friday, he pleaded guilty in a separate case related to his assault of a sheriff's deputy while in jail.

Top Headlines for October 18, 2021

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Russian Film Crew Returns From Shoot on Space Station

    The Russian actress Yulia Peresild and the film director Klim Shipenko returned to Earth after spending 12 days aboard the International Space Station filming the first feature-length drama with scenes shot in space.
  • Bill Clinton Leaves California Hospital

    Former President Bill Clinton was released from the University of California, Irvine Medical Center after treatment for a urological infection that developed into sepsis, officials said.
  • Britons Pay Tribute to Slain Lawmaker

    British leaders and local residents paid their respects to David Amess, a Conservative lawmaker who was fatally stabbed on Friday while meeting with constituents at a church in Leigh-on-Sea, England.
  • Parkland School Shooting Suspect Will Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says

    Nikolas Cruz, the accused gunman in the 2018 mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., plans to plead guilty to 17 counts of premeditated murder and attempted murder. On Friday, he pleaded guilty in a separate case related to his assault of a sheriff's deputy while in jail.
  • NASA to Launch a Robotic Archaeologist Named Lucy

    The spacecraft is designed to study clusters of asteroids along Jupiter's orbital path, known as the Trojan swarms, as it seeks to answer questions about the origins of the solar system and how life might have emerged on Earth.
  • F.D.A. Panel Endorses J.&J. Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters

    A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended authorizing booster shots of Johnson & Johnson's one-dose coronavirus vaccine for people 18 years or older, at least two months after the first dose.
  • Dozens Killed In Blast at Afghan Mosque

    Witnesses said that multiple blasts erupted inside a Shiite Mosque on Friday in Kandahar city – considered the heart of the re-established Taliban government. While no group claimed responsibility, the Islamic State said it was behind a similar attack last week.
  • Biden Announces Vaccine Donation to the African Union

    President Biden announced the donation of 17 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to the African Union, a month after President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya publicly pleaded for more equitable vaccine distribution around the world.
  • Judge Sentences Robert Durst to Life in Prison

    Durst, the onetime heir to a Manhattan real estate empire, was sentenced to life in prison for the execution-style killing in 2000 of a close confidante. He will not be eligible for parole.
  • John Deere Workers Strike Over Contract

    Employees of Deere & Company formed picket lines after some 10,000 unionized workers went on strike to demand better pay and benefits at a time when the agriculture equipment maker was on track for a year of record profits.

Top Headlines for October 17, 2021

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Britons Pay Tribute to Slain Lawmaker

    British leaders and local residents paid their respects to David Amess, a Conservative lawmaker who was fatally stabbed on Friday while meeting with constituents at a church in Leigh-on-Sea, England.
  • Parkland School Shooting Suspect Will Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says

    Nikolas Cruz, the accused gunman in the 2018 mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., plans to plead guilty to 17 counts of premeditated murder and attempted murder. On Friday, he pleaded guilty in a separate case related to his assault of a sheriff's deputy while in jail.
  • NASA to Launch a Robotic Archaeologist Named Lucy

    The spacecraft is designed to study clusters of asteroids along Jupiter's orbital path, known as the Trojan swarms, as it seeks to answer questions about the origins of the solar system and how life might have emerged on Earth.
  • F.D.A. Panel Endorses J.&J. Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters

    A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended authorizing booster shots of Johnson & Johnson's one-dose coronavirus vaccine for people 18 years or older, at least two months after the first dose.
  • Dozens Killed In Blast at Afghan Mosque

    Witnesses said that multiple blasts erupted inside a Shiite Mosque on Friday in Kandahar city – considered the heart of the re-established Taliban government. While no group claimed responsibility, the Islamic State said it was behind a similar attack last week.
  • Biden Announces Vaccine Donation to the African Union

    President Biden announced the donation of 17 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to the African Union, a month after President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya publicly pleaded for more equitable vaccine distribution around the world.
  • Judge Sentences Robert Durst to Life in Prison

    Durst, the onetime heir to a Manhattan real estate empire, was sentenced to life in prison for the execution-style killing in 2000 of a close confidante. He will not be eligible for parole.
  • John Deere Workers Strike Over Contract

    Employees of Deere & Company formed picket lines after some 10,000 unionized workers went on strike to demand better pay and benefits at a time when the agriculture equipment maker was on track for a year of record profits.
  • 'We Can't Let Up Now': Biden Urges Vigilance Against Virus

    President Biden expressed optimism in the fight against the coronavirus amid a drop in new cases, while pleading with unvaccinated Americans to get the shots and rallying support for vaccine mandates.
  • F.D.A. Panel Greenlights Moderna Boosters for High-Risk Individuals

    A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended a half-dose as a third injection for people 65 and older as well as younger adults at high risk because of their medical conditions or jobs.

Top Headlines for October 16, 2021

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Parkland School Shooting Suspect Will Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says

    Nikolas Cruz, the accused gunman in the 2018 mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., plans to plead guilty to 17 counts of premeditated murder and attempted murder. On Friday, he pleaded guilty in a separate case related to his assault of a sheriff's deputy while in jail.
  • NASA to Launch a Robotic Archaeologist Named Lucy

    The spacecraft is designed to study clusters of asteroids along Jupiter's orbital path, known as the Trojan swarms, as it seeks to answer questions about the origins of the solar system and how life might have emerged on Earth.
  • F.D.A. Panel Endorses J.&J. Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters

    A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended authorizing booster shots of Johnson & Johnson's one-dose coronavirus vaccine for people 18 years or older, at least two months after the first dose.
  • Dozens Killed In Blast at Afghan Mosque

    Witnesses said that multiple blasts erupted inside a Shiite Mosque on Friday in Kandahar city – considered the heart of the re-established Taliban government. While no group claimed responsibility, the Islamic State said it was behind a similar attack last week.
  • Biden Announces Vaccine Donation to the African Union

    President Biden announced the donation of 17 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to the African Union, a month after President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya publicly pleaded for more equitable vaccine distribution around the world.
  • Judge Sentences Robert Durst to Life in Prison

    Durst, the onetime heir to a Manhattan real estate empire, was sentenced to life in prison for the execution-style killing in 2000 of a close confidante. He will not be eligible for parole.
  • John Deere Workers Strike Over Contract

    Employees of Deere & Company formed picket lines after some 10,000 unionized workers went on strike to demand better pay and benefits at a time when the agriculture equipment maker was on track for a year of record profits.
  • 'We Can't Let Up Now': Biden Urges Vigilance Against Virus

    President Biden expressed optimism in the fight against the coronavirus amid a drop in new cases, while pleading with unvaccinated Americans to get the shots and rallying support for vaccine mandates.
  • F.D.A. Panel Greenlights Moderna Boosters for High-Risk Individuals

    A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended a half-dose as a third injection for people 65 and older as well as younger adults at high risk because of their medical conditions or jobs.
  • Taiwan Apartment Fire Kills at Least 46 People

    The blaze tore through a 13-story building in the southern port city of Kaohsiung, killing at least 46 people and injuring dozens, making it the deadliest fire in decades in Taiwan.

Top Headlines for October 15, 2021

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Top Headlines for October 14, 2021

Headline News from the Associated Press
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