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This is a P news. I'm Rita Foley watch for some Americans to leave Afghanistan in the next few hours. We're learning that the Taliban will allow as many as 200 Westerners, including some Americans. To fly out of Kabul on a Qatar Airways flight. Another flight will take off tomorrow, says a Qatari special envoy, he says hopefully, life is becoming normal in Afghanistan. Hospitals are filling up with Covid patients again here at home as the Delta variant spreads. Tim Davidson is the Cowlitz County Washington coroner. He's asking the county to declare an emergency so he can bring in a refrigeration trailer for the dead were using additional tables moving them in there. And we're just putting, uh, individuals on our recovery gurneys that sort of thing. We would have been to the cold called story. He talked to K A t. U T V this afternoon, President Biden tells the nation what he plans to do to beat back the rising tide of covid cases. AP correspondent Sagar Madani. In April, the president touted a summer of freedom from the virus as more Americans got vaccinated. Real question is how much death disease and misery we're going to see between now and then, rather than freedom, it remains tyranny. As the Delta variant continues its march deaths per day are back to March levels. And in some places at the highest levels of the pandemic. The jump has been breathtaking. The US recorded some 400,000 covid 19 cases in all of June. It took all of three days last week to reach the same number. Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar has been treated for breast cancer that was found in February. She says the treatment went well and a check up in August found she was doing well. This is a P news. They've identified the remains of two more victims of the 9 11 attacks at the World Trade Center in New York just days before the 20th anniversary of the devastating attacks that killed nearly 3000 people and jolted the nation. The medical examiner's office says technicians using DNA were able to identify the remains of Dorothy Morgan of Hempstead, New York, She was a broker for Marsh and McLennan. Officials also determined the identity of a man whose remains were recovered. His family is asking the name be withheld. It's the first time in two years new identification have been made. 1100 remains are still unidentified. Even though teams are still working to match DNA to fragments found, Chief Medical examiner of New York Barbara Sampson says they pledged to do everything they can to make sure all those lost that day can be reunited with their families. I'm Jackie Quinn. And I'm Rita Foley. AP.

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