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At least four planes chartered to evacuate several hundred people seeking to escape the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan have been unable to leave the country for days

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As two anchors of COVID safety net end millions of Americans will face Labor Day with a suddenly shrunken social safety net

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Historically, FEMA relied on deeds to prove that land belonged to disaster victims before it sent relief funds to individuals.The guidelines denied aid to many African American applicants whose homes or land were inherited informally without written wills

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A small group of Afghan women protested near the presidential palace in Kabul on Friday, demanding equal rights from the Taliban

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Just two generations out of slavery, by 1910 Black farmers had amassed more than 16 million acres of land and made up about 14 percent of farmers. The fruit of their labors fed much of America.

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Parents have many concerns and questions, so Howard University News Service reached out to five physicians for answers

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Hurricane Ida continues to leave destruction and devastation in its wake as residents from New Orleans and Mississippi realize just how much they’ve lost.

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America’s major religions and denominations, often divided on other big issues, have united behind the effort to help receive an influx of refugees from Afghanistan following the end of the United States’ longest war and one of the largest airlifts in history.

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President Joe Biden holds a presidential challenge coin as he speaks with Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations Air Force Col. Chip Hollinger and others after participating in a casualty return Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at Dover Air Force Base. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) 

Taliban fighters watched the last U.S. planes disappear into the sky over Afghanistan around midnight Monday and then fired their guns into the air, celebrating victory.

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More than 1 million customers in Louisiana and Mississippi were left without power as Ida, one of the most powerful hurricanes ever to hit the U.S. mainland, pushed through on Sunday and early Monday before weakening into a tropical storm.

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