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Funky electronics chain Fry's is no more

Funky electronics chain Fry's is no more

SAN FRANCISCO — Fry's Electronics, the go-to chain for tech tinkerers looking for an obscure part, is closing for good.
Betty White, furry friends star in 50-year-old 'Pet Set'

Betty White, furry friends star in 50-year-old 'Pet Set'

LOS ANGELES — On a TV show Betty White hosted 50 years ago, the perpetual charmer flirts with James Brolin, teases Della Reese and trades quips with Carol Burnett.
'60 Minutes,' 'Equalizer' strong Sunday punch for CBS

'60 Minutes,' 'Equalizer' strong Sunday punch for CBS

NEW YORK — Queen Latifah is becoming a TV star for CBS at a time broadcast networks can really use one, while Dwayne Johnson and Kenan Thompson made respectable sitcom debuts for NBC.
Thai court ousts 3 Cabinet members found guilty of sedition

Thai court ousts 3 Cabinet members found guilty of sedition

BANGKOK — Three Cabinet ministers in Thailand were forced to leave their posts Wednesday after a court found them guilty of sedition for taking part in sometimes-violent protests in 2013-2014 against the government then in power.
No charges against officers involved in Daniel Prude's death

No charges against officers involved in Daniel Prude's death

Police officers who put a hood over the head of a mentally distraught Black man, then pressed his body against the pavement until he stopped breathing will not face criminal charges after a grand jury declined to indict them, New York's attorney gene

Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case

The Biden administration has withdrawn government support for a federal lawsuit in Connecticut that seeks to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' high school sports.
Top board leaders resign after deadly Texas power outages

Top board leaders resign after deadly Texas power outages

AUSTIN, Texas — Top board leaders of Texas’ embattled power grid operator said Tuesday they will resign following outrage over more than 4 million customers losing electricity last week during a deadly winter storm, including many whose frigid homes
Southern Baptists oust 2 churches over LGBTQ inclusion

Southern Baptists oust 2 churches over LGBTQ inclusion

The Southern Baptist Convention’s executive committee voted Tuesday to oust four of its churches, two over policies deemed to be too inclusive of LGBTQ people and two more for employing pastors convicted of sex offences .
Biden moves to reengage with Palestinians after Israel focus

Biden moves to reengage with Palestinians after Israel focus

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is moving slowly but surely toward reengaging with the Palestinians after a near total absence of official contact during former President Donald Trump’s four years in office.
Accused Texas school shooter to remain at state hospital

Accused Texas school shooter to remain at state hospital

HOUSTON — A student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school in 2018 will spend up to another 12 months at a state mental health facility as doctors say he remains incompetent to stand trial, his attorney said Tuesday.
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