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High School Students · Texas
A Black student’s family sues Texas officials over his suspension for his hairstyle
The family of a Black high school student in Texas on Saturday filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the state’s governor and attorney general over his ongoing suspension by his school district for his hairstyle.See the Story
73% Center coverage: 88 sources
Government Shutdown · United States
Office of Management and Budget to initiate process of preparing for a shutdown
While the House and Senate remain far apart on a spending deal, the federal government will soon formally initiate the process of preparing for a potential shutdown, participating in the mandatory but standard process of releasing shutdown guidance to agencies ahead of the September 30 funding deadline. See the Story
71% Center coverage: 72 sources
Business · United States
US CDC panel backs Pfizer's maternal RSV vaccine to protect infants
Advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday backed Pfizer's (PFE.N) respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine for women in the middle of their third trimester of pregnancy to protect their babies from severe illness. See the Story
81% Center coverage: 52 sources
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Russian foreign minister lambastes the West but barely mentions Ukraine in UN speech
Russia's top diplomat denounced the United States and the West on Saturday as self-interested defenders of a fading international power structure. For a second year in a row, the General Assembly is taking place with no end to the war in sight. A three-month-long Ukrainian counteroffensive has gone slower than Kyiv hoped.See the Story
Coverage: 5 sources
Huskers ramp up their ground game with Haarberg and Grant in a 28-14 win over Louisiana Tech
The Huskers (1-2) are coming off their first win of the season, a 35-11 victory over Northern Illinois. The Bulldogs are 2-2 and lost last Saturday 40-37 to North Texas. Nebraska won 49-10 in 2006 and 56-27 in 1998 (Frank Solich's first game as head coach).See the Story
100% Center coverage: 4 sources
Native American · Omaha
Intertribal Powwow in Omaha brings community together 'rain or shine'
Metropolitan Community College hosted the 32nd annual Intertribal Powwow at the Fort Omaha Campus on Saturday. The event is usually held outdoors, but this year's event was moved indoors due to the rainy weather. Space at the event was limited and some of the event vendors weren't able to attend.See the Story
100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Germany went from envy of the world to the worst-performing major developed economy. What happened?
Germany is the world's worst-performing major developed economy. It follows Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the loss of Moscow's cheap natural gas. Germany risks "deindustrialization" as high energy costs threaten to send new factories elsewhere. One hotly debated solution: a government-funded cap on industrial electricity prices.See the Story
86% Center coverage: 7 sources
Biden's Democratic allies intensify pressure for asylum-seekers to get work permits
More than 100,000 migrants arrived in New York City over the past year after crossing the border from Mexico. Mayor Eric Adams and Gov. Kathy Hochul have begged President Joe Biden for one thing, above all others, to ease the crisis. Biden administration took one step toward granting that demand Wednesday, extending a temporary legal status to an estimated 472,000 Venezuelans.See the Story
86% Center coverage: 7 sources