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May 11, 2021

It's a home in Brooklyn. What could it cost? $100,000?
NEW YORK — Do you know the median sales price for a home in Brooklyn? The question, which was recently posed to eight mayoral candidates by The New York Times editorial board, was not a trick. Brooklyn is a notoriously expensive borough in one of America's most expensive cities, and New York City's housing crisis […]

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May 11, 2021

Elizabeth Warren and Ayanna Pressley bring back the Andrew Kearse Act, four years after his death in police custody
The bill would make it a crime for federal law enforcement officers to not obtain or provide medical care to individuals experiencing medical distress in their custody.

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May 11, 2021

'Hell of a job': In call with Biden, Charlie Baker says Mass. has at least partially vaccinated 74 percent of adults
Only Vermont has a higher proportion of adults with at least one COVID-19 shot.

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May 11, 2021

Offshore wind project near Martha's Vineyard approved
An offshore wind project off Massachusetts that would create enough electricity to power 400,000 homes and is touted by backers as a key piece of America's transition to renewable energy was approved Tuesday by the federal government. The 800-megawatt Vineyard Wind project, south of Martha's Vineyard near Cape Cod, would be the first utility-scale wind […]

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May 11, 2021

Are plant-based milks good for you?
And how do the different types of plant milks compare?

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May 11, 2021

A wandering tiger unnerved Houston. The man who fled with it is a murder suspect.
The man who was seen with the big cat was taken into custody on Monday night, the police said. But the tiger's whereabouts remained unknown.

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May 11, 2021

Official: 2 sheriff's deputies killed in central Texas town
A Department of Public Safety official says that two sheriffs deputies have been killed in the central Texas town of Eden

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May 11, 2021

14-year-old Florida boy charged in 13-year-old girl's death
Classmates, friends and family members gathered for a candlelight vigil to honor a 13-year-old cheerleader

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May 10, 2021

Cases of unruly airline passengers are soaring, and so are fines
Dozens of people face fines of up to $35,000 for assaulting and interfering with flight attendants under a zero-tolerance policy introduced by the FAA this year.

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May 10, 2021

Charlie Baker to appear with President Joe Biden to discuss vaccine rollout
"We still have a lot of work to do to reach the folks who haven't gotten vaccinated yet."

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May 10, 2021

Maker of latest experimental vaccine not expected to seek authorization until June at the earliest
A 34-year-old Maryland biotechnology company that has never successfully launched a vaccine faces a world impatient for more coronavirus shots to quell a pandemic - but the wait isn't over. Novavax, bolstered by $1.6 billion in federal funding, is unlikely to seek emergency use authorization for its coronavirus vaccine in the United States until June […]

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May 10, 2021

U.S. Navy shares photos of enormous Arabian Sea weapons seizure
The U.S. Navy has shared photographs of an illicit arms shipment that it said it found aboard an intercepted ship in the Arabian Sea. The images, taken Saturday, showed thousands of weapons laid out across the rear deck of the USS Monterey, part of the Navy's 5th Fleet, which is headquartered in Bahrain. In a […]

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May 10, 2021

Pandemic flight voucher expiration dates are 'looming.' Ed Markey wants them to remain valid indefinitely.
The Massachusetts senator says many travelers are "at risk of losing the billions of dollars they were effectively forced to loan to the airline industry interest-free."

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May 10, 2021

Elizabeth Warren says she will seek a third Senate term in 2024
"Joe Biden is running for re-election in 2024. My job right now is to help him succeed."

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May 10, 2021

23-year-old R.I. woman one of three shot in New York's Times Square
The three were hit by stray bullets when someone opened fire during a dispute at about 5 p.m. Saturday.

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May 09, 2021

Cyberattack forces a shutdown of a top U.S. pipeline
The shutdown of such a vital pipeline, one that has served the East Coast since the early 1960s, highlights the vulnerability of aging infrastructure that has been connected, directly or indirectly, to the internet.

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May 09, 2021

China says debris from its rocket landed near Maldives
China's space administration, which had said nothing about uncontrolled reentry until Sunday, announced that the debris had entered the Earth's atmosphere over the Mediterranean before flying over the Middle East and coming down near the Maldives, south of India.

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May 07, 2021

4 ex-cops indicted on U.S. civil rights charges in George Floyd's death
A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of willfully violating the Black man's constitutional rights as he was restrained face-down on the pavement and gasping for air

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May 07, 2021

Biologists reel in a 240-pound fish from the Detroit River that likely hatched a century ago
Jason Fischer was shocked at what his crew had just caught. Fischer, a biologist who works with a Michigan-based Fish and Wildlife Service office, was on the water late last month, putting out setlines with hooks to catch and survey the lake sturgeon population in the Detroit River. It was his first setline survey with […]

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May 07, 2021

Only a few hundred California condors live in the wild, but about 20 teamed up to trash one woman's deck
Since she first moved to a rocky hilltop north of Los Angeles, Cinda Mickols had grown used to the occasional sight of California condors in the distance. In pairs or groups of three, the endangered birds - recognizable by their massive, 10-foot wingspan - would glide through the air or perch on faraway trees as […]

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May 07, 2021

Disney's 'woke' moves spark a conservative backlash
Disney has taken steps toward inclusivity in recent years. Not everyone is a fan.

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May 07, 2021

U.S. employers added just 266,000 jobs in April as hiring slows
America's employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers as the economic recovery strengthens

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May 06, 2021

‘Turning the Corner': U.S. COVID outlook reaches most hopeful point yet
Cases and deaths have dipped, and vaccinations make scientists hopeful, even as variants mean the coronavirus is here to stay.

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May 06, 2021

Daylight attack on 2 Asian women in San Francisco increases fears
The stabbing on Market Street this week and other attacks have caused some older Asian-American residents in the Bay Area to fear going outdoors, community leaders said.

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May 06, 2021

Court hears challenge to topless ban at Maryland beach
The U.S. Supreme Court refused last year to take up a challenge to a similar New Hampshire law.

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May 06, 2021

Warren, Markey urge Senate leadership to include long-term investments for schools in next funding package
"It is critical that Congress provides sufficient, long-term funding to address the existing and worsened inequities facing our students."

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May 06, 2021

See fewer people. Take fewer showers.
Some people said they started bathing less during the pandemic. As long as no one complains, they say they plan to keep the new habit.

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May 06, 2021

Trillions of cicadas are about to emerge
Trillions of cicadas are about to emerge from 15 U.S. states

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May 05, 2021

South Carolina House adds firing squad to execution methods
The state is one of only nine to still use the electric chair and will become only the fourth to allow a firing squad.

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May 05, 2021

Wide-angle oddity: Giant Bidens meet tiny Carters
A picture of two presidents and first ladies led to many Hobbit jokes online. We explain what happened.

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May 05, 2021

U.S. backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines
The Biden administration is throwing its support behind efforts to waive intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines in an effort to speed the end of the pandemic

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May 05, 2021

She told followers she was 'Mother God.' Her mummified body was found wrapped in Christmas lights.
"I've never seen a group of people be so nonchalant about a dead person in their backroom."

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May 05, 2021

‘We are connected globally': Dr. Abraar Karan sounds alarm over U.S. attention shifting from India's deadly surge to vaccinating teens
"Vaccine equity is a matter of safety for everybody."

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May 05, 2021

Peloton recalls treadmills after a child dies
Those who own the treadmill can get a full refund from Peloton by Nov. 6, 2022.

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May 05, 2021

Actor indicted in $227 million Ponzi scheme involving film rights
An aspiring actor was indicted in Los Angeles Tuesday on suspicion of running a massive Ponzi scheme that solicited hundreds of millions of dollars from investors for phony Hollywood film licensing deals

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May 05, 2021

Facebook board upholds Trump's suspension
Former President Donald Trump won't return to Facebook — for now

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May 04, 2021

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs law preempting local COVID-19 edicts
"We don't know what's going to happen in the future," DeSantis said, "but I think this creates a structure that's going to be a little bit more respectful, I think, of people's businesses, jobs, schools, and personal freedom."

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May 04, 2021

Florida teen charged as adult in rigged homecoming queen election
Emily Rose Grover and her mother, Laura Rose Carroll, 50, face multiple felony charges stemming from the October homecoming vote at Tate High School in Pensacola.

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May 03, 2021

Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are ending marriage
The pair said they would continue to work together at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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May 03, 2021

Tennessee toddler freed from antique wooden barrel
The boy's arms, shoulders, and head stuck out from the top of the barrel, which allowed him to hold on to a teddy bear.

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May 03, 2021

‘This is not tragic': Dr. Ashish Jha says not to panic over the U.S. potentially not reaching herd immunity
"No we may not hit herd immunity. But infection numbers will be low."

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May 03, 2021

'No we may not hit herd immunity. But infection numbers will be low.'
"No we may not hit herd immunity. But infection numbers will be low."

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May 03, 2021

Why Kristi Noem is rising quickly as a Republican prospect for 2024
Noem, the governor of South Dakota, has defied coronavirus restrictions and eagerly projects a rugged Great Plainswoman image. Her moves have stirred both support and conflict in the GOP.

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May 03, 2021

Colorado woman killed in an apparent bear attack
Officials euthanized a grown female bear and two smaller bears that were found nearby. It was one of only a few fatal bear attacks ever recorded in the state.

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May 03, 2021

Puerto Rican boxer faces charges after pregnant lover found dead
Verdejo (27-2, 17 knockouts) represented Puerto Rico at the Olympics in 2012, the same year he became a professional boxer competing in the lightweight division.

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May 03, 2021

Internet trailblazers Yahoo and AOL sold, again, for $5 billion
AOL and Yahoo are being sold again, this time to a private equity firm

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May 02, 2021

3 killed, 27 hospitalized after boat capsizes off San Diego
Authorities believe the boat was part of a possible human smuggling operation.

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May 02, 2021

Florida middle school killer dies in prison at 31
Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the February 2004 murder of Jaime Gough when they were both 14-year-old students at Southwood Middle School in Palmetto Bay, just outside Miami.

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May 02, 2021

Elizabeth Warren grapples with presidential loss in new book
"This book is not a campaign memoir," she writes. "It is not a rehash of big public events. It's a book about the fight that lies ahead."

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May 02, 2021

Employers, insurers push to make virtual visits regular care
Virtual-first proponents say they aren't trying to eliminate in-person visits. They are focused on improving health.

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May 02, 2021

SpaceX returns 4 astronauts to Earth; rare night splashdown
"We welcome you back to planet Earth and thanks for flying SpaceX," SpaceX's Mission Control radioed moments after splashdown. "For those of you enrolled in our frequent flyer program, you've earned 68 million miles on this voyage."

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May 01, 2021

SpaceX will fly 4 astronauts home to Earth: How to watch
NASA will stream live coverage of these operations starting at 6 p.m. on NASA TV.

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Apr 30, 2021

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar arrested, jailed in Arkansas
Former reality TV Star Josh Duggar is being held in a northwest Arkansas jail after being arrested by federal authorities

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Apr 30, 2021

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar faces child porn charges
Former reality TV Star Josh Duggar is being held in a northwest Arkansas jail after being arrested by federal authorities

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Apr 29, 2021

The world knows her as ‘Disaster Girl.' She sold an NFT of her meme for $500,000.
The famous image has been edited into various disasters from history since Zoë Roth's father entered it into a photo contest in 2007.

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Apr 29, 2021

Diapers, cereal, and, yes, toilet paper are going to get more expensive. Here's why.
Retailers used to absorb much of the cost of goods when suppliers raised prices. Now, the difference is being passed on to shoppers.

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Apr 29, 2021

Las Vegas is seeing a surge of visitors again: 'It's like somebody turned on a light switch'
Tourists are enticed by cheap rooms and flights, and a sanitized Strip is welcoming them.

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Apr 29, 2021

N.C. Sheriff: 2 deputies killed; suspect and 2 others dead
"The individual suspected of killing the two officers is also suspected of killing two civilians in the residence."

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Apr 29, 2021

Deadly California arrest carries echoes of George Floyd case
Police in Alameda, California, are under fire over the death of a Latino man who was pinned to the ground for more than five minutes in an arrest that unfolded the same day a jury in Minneapolis began deliberating in the George Floyd case

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Apr 28, 2021

Massachusetts delegation celebrates Biden's first joint address to Congress
"Count me in, Mr. President."

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Apr 28, 2021

Hate crime charges filed in Ahmaud Arbery killing
The 25-year-old Black man was shot to death while jogging through a Georgia neighborhood last year.

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Apr 28, 2021

Astronaut Michael Collins, Apollo 11 pilot, dies at 90
Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has died at age 90

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Apr 28, 2021

Texas man dies after attack by aggressive swarm of bees
Authorities say a Texas man has died after going into cardiac arrest when he was attacked by an aggressive swarm of bees outside his home

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Apr 28, 2021

AP source: Feds execute warrant at Rudy Giuliani's Manhattan home
A law enforcement official tells the Associated Press that federal investigators have executed a search warrant at Rudy Giuliani's Manhattan residence

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Apr 28, 2021

AP sources: Feds search Rudy Giuliani's Manhattan home and office
A law enforcement official tells the Associated Press that federal investigators have executed a search warrant at Rudy Giuliani's Manhattan residence

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Apr 28, 2021

UMass/WCVB poll finds Americans blame Trump most for violence at the Capitol
Blame varies, however, among Democrats and Republicans, according to the poll.

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Apr 28, 2021

Juror who had say in Derek Chauvin guilty verdicts first to break silence
A juror who cast one of the unanimous votes to convict a white former Minneapolis police officer of killing George Floyd said deliberations were primarily spent trying to convince one person who was uncertain about part of the jury instructions

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Apr 28, 2021

The island is idyllic. As a workplace, it's toxic.
Globe-trotting diners flock to the Willows Inn's serene Northwest setting. But former employees say faked ingredients, sexual harassment and an abusive kitchen are the real story.

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Apr 28, 2021

New York Post reporter who wrote false Kamala Harris story resigns
The article splashed across the cover of Saturday's New York Post seemed designed to enrage Republicans who railed against the Biden administration's immigration policies. Under the tabloid-ready headline "KAM ON IN," The Post, which is controlled by conservative media baron Rupert Murdoch, claimed that copies of a children's book written by Vice President Kamala Harris […]

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Apr 28, 2021

Video shows NRA head struggling to kill wounded elephant from feet away
The wounded elephant was on the ground, his hunters drawn close for the kill. But the longtime head of the National Rifle Association - touted as a skilled marksman - struggled to finish the job. Following a guide and clad in safari gear, Wayne LaPierre fires shots from a few feet away. The elephant's breathing […]

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Apr 27, 2021

CDC releases new outdoor mask guidelines
U.S. health officials say fully vaccinated Americans don't need to wear masks outdoors anymore unless they are in a big crowd of strangers

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Apr 27, 2021

Dr. Ashish Jha: The COVID-19 '4th wave' appears to be over
"We should be mostly heading down towards a new normal."

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Apr 27, 2021

John Kerry denies discussing 'covert' Israeli strikes in Syria with Iranian official
"This never happened — either when I was Secretary of State or since."

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Apr 27, 2021

A private school in Miami, citing false claims, bars vaccinated teachers from contact with students
A private school in the fashionable Design District of Miami sent its faculty and staff a letter last week about getting vaccinated against COVID-19. But unlike institutions that have encouraged and even facilitated vaccination for teachers, the school, Centner Academy, did the opposite: One of its co-founders, Leila Centner, informed employees "with a very heavy […]

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Apr 27, 2021

After violently arresting woman, 73, with dementia, police laughed about it on video: 'We crushed it'
"I can't imagine what the experience of having to live through that would be."

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Apr 26, 2021

5 takeaways from the new food allergy law
Sesame has been added to the list of "major allergens."

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Apr 26, 2021

Which states gained — and which states lost — congressional seats
The first numbers from the 2020 census are out and they show Republican-controlled Southern and Western states gaining congressional seats

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Apr 26, 2021

Massachusetts will retain all 9 of its U.S. House seats
Massachusetts will retain all nine of its seats in the U.S. House following the release of new Census Bureau data

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Apr 26, 2021

Census surprise: Rhode Island keeps both its U.S. House seats
Rhode Island is enjoying a census surprise: The state clung to enough of its population to retain both of its two seats in Congress

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Apr 26, 2021

U.S. to share its AstraZeneca shots with the world after safety checks
The White House says the U.S. will begin sharing its entire stock of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines with the world once it clears federal safety reviews

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Apr 26, 2021

Cuomo on sex harassment claims: 'I didn't do anything wrong'
He's blamed his penchant for hugging and kissing people on his Italian-American heritage.

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Apr 26, 2021

A cheerleader's Snapchat rant leads to ‘momentous' Supreme Court case on student speech
WASHINGTON - The high school cheerleader relegated to the JV squad for another year responded with a fleeting fit of frustration: a photo of her upraised middle finger and another word that begins with F. "F— school, f— softball, f— cheer, f— everything," 14-year-old Brandi Levy typed into Snapchat one spring Saturday. Like all "snaps" […]

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Apr 26, 2021

COVID treatment has improved, but many wish for an easy pill
One year ago, no treatments had proved safe and effective for COVID-19, but that's not the case today

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Apr 26, 2021

Apple announces 1st East Coast campus, in North Carolina
Apple plans to invest more than $1 billion in North Carolina to build the company's first East Coast campus

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Apr 26, 2021

False claim that Biden's climate plan bans meat left Republicans fuming: 'Stay out of my kitchen'
Neither Biden nor the White House have signaled that the climate plan will include changes to the American diet.

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Apr 26, 2021

Alaska lawmaker blasted airline for 'mask tyranny.' Now she's banned from the only flights to the capital.
Last week, a police officer responded to an Alaska Airlines terminal in Juneau as state Sen. Lora Reinbold clashed with staffers over mask rules. It was a familiar battle for the Republican lawmaker, a vaccine skeptic who has blasted flight attendants as "mask bullies" and accused the airline of "mask tyranny." Now, she isn't welcome […]

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Apr 25, 2021

Overdue VHS tape from 1999 leads to warrant for embezzlement


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Apr 25, 2021

Millions are skipping their second doses of COVID vaccines


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Apr 25, 2021

How your kids can avoid screen time and damaged eyes


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Apr 25, 2021

‘He saved my life': DMX remembered by fans and family


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Apr 25, 2021

Column on ‘wokeness' ruining Disney World experience draws backlash


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Apr 25, 2021

U.S. is under pressure to release vaccine supplies as India faces deadly surge


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Apr 24, 2021

Biggest space station crowd in decade after SpaceX arrival


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Apr 24, 2021

Armenian Americans welcome Biden's declaration of genocide


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Apr 24, 2021

Biden calls mass killing of Armenians a 'genocide' in break with previous presidents


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Apr 24, 2021

With OK from experts, some states resume use of J&J vaccine


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Apr 24, 2021

SpaceX launches 4 astronauts for NASA


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Apr 24, 2021

Key moments in closing arguments of Chauvin trial


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Apr 23, 2021

U.S. health panel urges restarting J&J COVID-19 vaccinations


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Apr 23, 2021

What are the odds Derek Chauvin wins on his expected appeal?


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