Phone Addiction, Afghanistan Evacuation, Supreme Court Backs A College Vaccine Requirement: Today's Top Stories

Published August 13, 2021 at 4:49 AM EDT
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The U.S. Supreme Court declined to take a case from students at Indiana University who opposed a vaccine requirement.

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