Coronavirus updates, Afghanistan news & more: What’s trending today

A look at some of the top stories trending online today around the world including the latest news about the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan, coronavirus updates and much more.

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Pandemic unemployment benefits just expired. What will families do now? (NBC News)

Planes Chartered To Evacuate Americans And Others From Afghanistan Remain Grounded (NPR)

Afghanistan news: Taliban consolidates control, but women protesters still fight for rights (Washington Post)

Taliban look set to unveil new government after claiming Panjshir (NBC)

Ex-FBI official says law enforcement needs to take upcoming right-wing rally in

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Coronavirus news, Afghanistan updates & more: What’s trending today

A look at some of the top stories trending online today around the world including the latest news and developments concerning Afghanistan, coronavirus updates and much more.

Top stories

Biden: U.S on track to finish Afghanistan evacuations by Aug. 31 (Yahoo)

Afghanistan is ‘weeks to months’ from economic collapse, experts say (NBC News)

Taliban say they won’t allow Afghans to leave country, reject evacuation extension (CNN)

2 congressmen secretly visited Kabul during evacuation efforts (CBS)

World Bank halts aid to Afghanistan, ‘deeply concerned’ on prospects for women (CNBC)

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Trending styles for the 2021 school year

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) – As students return back to the classroom something that they may feel like they are being graded on is their appearance. Luckily some of our local resale stores like Uptown Cheapskate and Kid To Kid are here to help shoppers stay in style without breaking the bank. They keep the most up-to-date fashion at an affordable price.

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Ninety-one-year-old Gene Hackman trending on Twitter for all the right reasons | Connect FM | Local News Radio

Unfortunately, when a Hollywood legend of a certain age trends on Twitter, fans assume the worst — but thankfully that’s not the case with 91-year-old Gene Hackman

The two-time Oscar winner’s name began trending on the social media service thanks to a tweet from film historian James L. Neibaur, who posted a picture of the iconic American actor, with a caption reading, “Gene Hackman retired from acting 17 years ago, but had this recent pic taken to show he is alive and well at 91, and living in New Mexico. He goes

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Carson Wentz, Quenton Nelson both trending toward being available for Colts Week 1 opener, per report

When both quarterback Carson Wentz and guard Quenton Nelson went down with foot injuries that required surgery, the initial timeframe stretched anywhere from 5 to 12 weeks, which naturally would bleed into the regular season if things were pushed to the later end. Fortunately for the Colts, things appear to be running in a more positive direction. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, both Wentz and Nelson are trending towards being recovered in time for Indianapolis’ Week 1 opener against the Seattle Seahawks. 

While this is certainly great news for the Colts, they are also hoping to have a

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