Thursday June 17th, 2021 1:27PM

The Associated Press

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The Associated Press
As COVID-19 crisis ebbs, some seeking 9/11-style commission
A push is underway on Capitol Hill and beyond for a full-blown investigation of the coronavirus outbreak by a national commission like the one that looked into 9/11
1:19PM ( 8 minutes ago )
'Listening to my body': Nadal to sit out Wimbledon, Olympics
Rafael Nadal says he will sit out Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics to rest and recover
1:19PM ( 8 minutes ago )
Zambia's first president Kenneth Kaunda dies at age 97
Zambia’s first president Kenneth Kaunda has died at the age of 97, the country's president Edgar Lungu announced Thursday evening
1:17PM ( 10 minutes ago )
Big diamond found in Botswana, could be world's 3rd largest
A huge diamond weighing more than 1,000 carats, which could be the third-largest mined in history, has been discovered in the southern African country of Botswana
1:15PM ( 11 minutes ago )
Sixers' Ben Simmons making NBA history with free-throw woes
Ben Simmons’ foul-shooting woes so far in the playoffs aren’t just obvious
1:15PM ( 11 minutes ago )
Ex-President Laurent Gbagbo arrives in Ivory Coast
Former President Laurent Gbagbo has returned home to Ivory Coast a decade after his refusal to concede defeat in an election sparked months of violence that left more than 3,000 people dead
1:11PM ( 16 minutes ago )
In poorest countries, surges worsen shortages of vaccines
Some of the most desperately poor countries in the world are seeing a two-headed crisis: a surge in COVID-19 cases and a critical shortage of vaccine
1:10PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Janet Malcolm, provocative author-journalist, dies at 86
The author and journalist Janet Malcolm has died at age 86
12:47PM ( 40 minutes ago )
Georgia Power seeks $235M boost to pay for nuclear plant
Georgia Power Co. is asking regulators to let it raise annual rates on customers by $235 million a year as the utility seeks to pay for its share of a huge nuclear project
12:44PM ( 42 minutes ago )
The Latest: UK reports more than 10,000 daily virus cases
The U.K. has recorded more than 10,000 daily coronavirus infections for the first time in nearly four months, likely the result of the spread of the more contagious delta variant
12:44PM ( 43 minutes ago )