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GPB Morning Headlines for September 30, 2021

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Hundreds of people gather near a U.S. Air Force C-17 transport plane at a perimeter at the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. On Monday, the U.S. military and officials focus was on Kabul’s airport, where thousands of Afghans trapped by the sudden Taliban takeover rushed the tarmac and clung to U.S. military planes deployed to fly out staffers of the U.S. Embassy, which shut down Sunday, and others. Credit: AP Photo/Shekib Rahmani

An Atlanta-area non-profit is efforting to provide food and living space for hundreds of refugees escaping the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan.

Senator Jon Ossoff is concerned about a nationwide bottleneck for cargo ships.

The CDC says pregnant people who are sick with COVID and symptomatic have a 70% increased risk of death.

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