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Nearly 8 tons of beef patties recalled

About 15,739 pounds of frozen beef patties are being recalled because they "may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically small, green, soft plastic," the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said.

25 Jewish members of Congress call for Stephen Miller's firing

Twenty-five Jewish Democratic members of Congress are calling on President Donald Trump to remove senior White House adviser Stephen Miller from the administration based on leaked emails that showed he promoted stories from white nationalist and fringe media organizations.

Former Kentucky Gov. Bevin pardoned a child rapist

In his final days in office, former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin issued hundreds of pardons and commutations to people he said he would not hesitate to welcome as neighbors, co-workers or members of his church.

India citizenship law protests, 18 dead

The death toll from India's protests against the controversial new citizenship law has risen to 18 after 10 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh, the country's largest and most populous state on Friday.

Harry and Meghan are in Canada

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been spending "private family time" in Canada, and have been introducing their young son to "the warmth of the Canadian people" spokesperson for the couple confirmed to CNN.

Homelessness rose 2.7% in 2019

The homeless population in the US increased 2.7% this year largely because of a surge in unsheltered and chronically homeless individuals in California, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) said in a news release Friday.

US raises legal age for cigarettes, vape

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a sweeping spending bill into law, including a measure that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21.