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Star USA player Christian Pulisic cleared to play against Netherlands after game injury

Pulisic had a pelvic contusion after careening into the opposing goalkeeper during the United States' win against Iran on Tuesday.
Christian Pulisic of USA battles for the ball with Ramin Rezaeian of Iran during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B match between IR Iran and USA at Al Thumama Stadium on November 29, 2022 in Doha, Qatar.
Christian Pulisic of USA battles for the ball with Ramin Rezaeian of Iran during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B match between IR Iran and USA at Al Thumama Stadium on November 29, 2022 in Doha, Qatar.
13h ago

Texas man charged with threatening Boston doctor who provides transgender care

The threat to a doctor affiliated with a Boston LGBTQ education center comes after false information about Boston Children’s Hospital spread online, officials said.
Fenway Health in Boston.
Fenway Health in Boston.
14h ago

Man arrested in Las Vegas Strip stabbings found unfit for trial

Yoni Christian Barrios, 32, was ordered to remain at a psychiatric facility until doctors determine he understands the case against him.
Las Vegas Strip stabbing spree suspect Yoni Barrios makes his initial court appearance at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas, on Oct. 7, 2022.
Las Vegas Strip stabbing spree suspect Yoni Barrios makes his initial court appearance at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas, on Oct. 7, 2022.

Flu hospitalization rate nearly doubled during Thanksgiving week, CDC reports

As flu spreads at high levels in 45 states, a CDC epidemiologist cautions that infections are likely to increase following holiday gatherings.
A flu vaccine is readied at a Community Resource Center
A flu vaccine is readied at a Community Resource Center
15h ago

Possible links probed after two workers shot in New York, Philadelphia

The victims, a parking officer in Philadelphia and a gas station attendant in New York City, survived the seemingly random shootings.
Two separate shooting incidents in New York, left, and Philadelphia, right, appear to be linked by a similar looking suspect.
Two separate shooting incidents in New York, left, and Philadelphia, right, appear to be linked by a similar looking suspect.

Family demands answers after Austin police shooting leaves man dead on his own porch

Raj Moonesinghe’s family says he was pacing around his home in Austin, Texas with a gun looking for an intruder when police drove up unannounced and killed him. NBC News’ Gabe Gutierrez spoke with his family about the fatal shooting.
Family demands answers after Austin police shooting leaves man dead on his own porch
Family demands answers after Austin police shooting leaves man dead on his own porch

Mindfulness program helping kids manage stress

Andy Gonzalez and brothers Ali and Atman Smith started the Holistic Life Foundation in Baltimore, where they offer free yoga classes and hope to kids after school. NBC News’ Rehema Ellis shares more on how the organization has grown and helped many.
Mindfulness program helping kids manage stress
Mindfulness program helping kids manage stress

Ye banned from Twitter following antisemitic post

Kanye West, now known as Ye, was once again banned from Twitter after another antisemitic post. Hours before, West gave a lengthy interview to Alex Jones where he praised Nazis and admired Adolf Hitler. NBC News’ Steve Patterson has more details on the suspension.
Ye banned from Twitter following antisemitic post
Ye banned from Twitter following antisemitic post

Biden meets with Prince William in Boston

Prince William and President Biden met today in Boston for the first time since Queen Elizabeth’s funeral. The meeting comes after the fallout from Buckingham Palace’s racism controversy. NBC News’ Keir Simmons has the latest royal updates.
Biden meets with Prince William in Boston
Biden meets with Prince William in Boston

Flu cases skyrocket nationwide, pushing hospitals to brink

The CDC is sounding alarms nationwide as flu cases skyrocket, pushing an already strained hospital system to its breaking point. NBC News’ Maggie Vespa has the latest updates on what doctors are saying.
Flu cases skyrocket nationwide, pushing hospitals to brink
Flu cases skyrocket nationwide, pushing hospitals to brink

U.S. economy adds 263,000 jobs in November

The U.S. government reports 263,000 jobs were added in November as unemployment is still near 50-year lows. NBC News’ Tom Costello has the latest economic updates as the Federal Reserve continues to battle high inflation.
U.S. economy adds 263,000 jobs in November
U.S. economy adds 263,000 jobs in November