U.S. marks 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks

World The world solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, on Saturday, grieving lost lives and shattered American unity in commemorations that unfolded just weeks after the bloody end of the Afghanistan war that was launched in response to the attacks. A large American flag is raised outside …

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Unvaccinated are 11 times more likely to die of COVID-19, says U.S. CDC

World·THE LATEST New U.S. studies released Friday show COVID-19 vaccines remained highly effective against hospitalizations and death even as the extra-contagious delta variant swept the country. A soldier is administered a COVID-19 vaccine shot in Fort Knox, Ky., on Thursday.(Jon Cherry/Getty Images) The latest: Advisory body recommends 3rd vaccine dose …

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20 years after 9/11, the American story, as told by veterans

World·Analysis Twenty years after the nation-rattling attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, some of the American veterans affected reflect on their legacy. A day after U.S. forces completed its troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, refugees board a bus, taking them to a processing centre upon their arrival at Dulles International Airport near …

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