September 21, 2021

Headlines for August 23, 2021

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Chaos and Desperation Reign at Kabul Airport as Afghans Try to Evacuate Taliban TakeoverTaliban Leader Arrives for Talks in Kabul as Afghans Demand Security and JobsU.S. Tops 1,000 Daily COVID-19 Deaths for First Time Since MarchSri Lanka Locks Down for 10 Days Amid Worst COVID-19 Surge of PandemicIndia and Taiwan Roll Out Domestically Produced COVID Vaccines Despite Lack of Trial DataDeath Toll from Tennessee Flash Floods Rises to 22; Hurricane Grace Kills at Least 8 in MexicoMore Than 50 Feared Dead After Boat Carrying Refugees Capsizes En Route to Canary IslandsUNICEF Says Fighting in Syria Is Increasingly Killing ChildrenDozens of Palestinians Hurt as Israeli Soldiers Fire on ProtestersClimate Crisis Puts Over 1 Billion Children at "Extremely High Risk" of Extreme WeatherBolivian Wildfires Scorch Nearly 700,000 Acres as Ranchers and Farmers Drive DeforestationMexican Journalists Demand Justice for Slain Radio Reporter Jacinto Romero FloresVP Harris Kicks Off Southeast Asian Tour in SingaporeBiden Nominates Rahm Emanuel as Ambassador to Japan, Drawing Ire of ProgressivesSCOTUS to Weigh Fate of Trump-Era "Remain in Mexico" Policy for Asylum SeekersCalifornia Judge Voids Proposition Exempting Gig Economy Workers from Labor ProtectionsLawmakers Call on Biden to Halt Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline as Police Step Up Attacks on Protesters