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Evidence ties the son of the suspect in the New Mexico Muslim killings to the crimes, authorities allege

A judge that listened to evidence tying Shaheen Syed to the murders elected to detain him pending further proceedings on Monday, citing that he "represents a danger to the community."
Altaf Hussain cries over the grave of his brother Aftab Hussein at Fairview Memorial Park in Albuquerque, N.M., on Aug. 5, 2022.
Altaf Hussain cries over the grave of his brother Aftab Hussein at Fairview Memorial Park in Albuquerque, N.M., on Aug. 5, 2022.

Map: These states lag in polio vaccinations

Idaho and Washington, D.C., had the lowest vaccination rates among kindergartners. Louisiana and Mississippi had the highest.
A color-coded map of the U.S. that shows the rate of polio vaccination among kindergarteners, per state. Idaho and Wisconsin have the lowest rates, Louisiana and Mississippi have the highest.
A color-coded map of the U.S. that shows the rate of polio vaccination among kindergarteners, per state. Idaho and Wisconsin have the lowest rates, Louisiana and Mississippi have the highest.
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1 swimmer is dead and another is missing after jumping off 'Jaws Bridge' in Massachusetts

The American Legion Memorial Bridge is a popular tourist spot on Martha’s Vineyard , thanks to the 1975 summer blockbuster.
Image: Jaws Bridge on Martha's Vineyard.
Image: Jaws Bridge on Martha's Vineyard.
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Doctor found dead in New York's Rikers jail just weeks after being convicted of sexually assaulting his patients

Ricardo Cruciani, 68, had been jailed since a New York City jury found him guilty on a dozen criminal counts in July.
Neurologist Dr. Ricardo Cruciani walks from the center for criminal justice on Nov. 21, 2017, in Philadelphia.
Neurologist Dr. Ricardo Cruciani walks from the center for criminal justice on Nov. 21, 2017, in Philadelphia.
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Judge won't ban potential jurors who watched 'Surviving R. Kelly' docuseries

Jury selection began Monday in Chicago for the latest federal case against disgraced singer R. Kelly. He is facing charges of child pornography and obstruction of justice.
R Kelly Appears In Court in Chicago For Status Hearing
R Kelly Appears In Court in Chicago For Status Hearing
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Texas child protective services worker fired after telling 14-year-old girl in foster care to enter sex work

“The safety and appropriateness with which children in care must be treated is our paramount concern," the Department of Family and Protective Services said.
DFPS
DFPS

Homebuilders say U.S. is in a ‘housing recession’ as sentiment turns negative

Despite higher costs for land, labor and materials, about 1 in 5 builders in August reported lowering prices in the past month in an effort to increase sales or limit cancellations.
Homes under construction in Arcola, Texas, on July 12, 2022.
Homes under construction in Arcola, Texas, on July 12, 2022.
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Thousands of Capri Sun pouches recalled after possible contamination with cleaning solution

Kraft Heinz is recalling about 5,760 cases of the beverage, saying the only flavor affected was Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drink Blend beverages.

Does your state have abortion restrictions? See our breakdown of each state's rules

NBC News is tracking the status of state-level abortion laws and restrictions across the country, as well as exceptions in places where bans are in effect.
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Ex-NFL player Aqib Talib's brother surrenders in fatal shooting of youth coach at Texas football game

Police identified the suspect in the shooting as Yaqub Talib. Talib is the younger brother of former NFL cornerback Aqib Talib.
Aqib Talib
Aqib Talib