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Washington

King County jail ‘crisis’ prompts joint request for release of non-violent offenders

A coalition of public defenders and corrections officers are demanding that the county take immediate action to relieve a short-staffed…

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Los Angeles

Tsunami advisory prompts closure of OC beaches after undersea volcano erupts in South Pacific

All Orange County beaches were ordered closed Saturday morning after an underwater volcano erupted near the island nation of Tonga…

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USA

North Korea missile test prompts concern, caution from US officials: ‘Must choose diplomacy’

North Korea completed a third missile launch in two weeks, marking the most weapons test activity since 2020 and prompting…

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New York

Citigroup’s vaccine requirement prompts a flurry of employees to get shots.

Citigroup’s unvaccinated staff members in the United States have rushed to get shots — or request exemptions — just before…

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UK

‘My disabled life is worthy’: CDC prompts backlash for comments on Omicron deaths

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Rochelle Walensky has prompted a backlash from people with disabilities for her…

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Dallas

Omicron Surge Prompts Nationwide Breakdown of Basic Functions, Services

Ambulances in Kansas speed toward hospitals then suddenly change direction because hospitals are full. Employee shortages in New York City…

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Thailand

Pet pig’s death prompts African swine fever probe

Pet pig’s death prompts African swine fever probe Pig numbers down more than 30% but government continues to blame other…

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Dallas

Film Showing Sex Scene at Greece’s Ancient Acropolis Prompts Investigation

Greece’s Culture Ministry launched an investigation Friday following the online release of a short film showing two men having sex…

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New York

Omicron’s Spread Prompts Booster Mandate For Health Care Workers, New Requirements For Nursing Home Visits In N.Y.

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Health care workers in New York are now being required to get the COVID-19 booster. Beginning…

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Business

Georgia garage’s petty penny payout prompts action from U.S. government

An auto repair shop owner in Georgia is facing a lawsuit from the U.S. Department of Labor after he…

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