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Cutting Off Unemployment Insurance Bonus Will Disproportionately Hurt People of Color

Republican governors’ newest form of economic stimulus is anti-stimulus: cutting off $300 in additional weekly unemployment insurance money to push people back into the labor market.  There are a...

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Fossil Fuel Interests Caught Peddling Propaganda to Schoolchildren

This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Gleb Bahmutov found something strange in his nine-year-old son’s backpack earlier...

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Health minister urges caution as Berlin opens beer gardens

Germany’s health minister has urged citizens to remain cautious as large parts of the country prepare to relax pandemic restrictions ahead of the Pentecost weekend

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CBS News space analyst discusses NASA's goals for a moon landing

Bill Harwood discussed Artemis, the new NASA program to send astronauts back to the moon.

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Steve Bannon's Nonprofit Sued for Destroying Habitat of Wild Butterflies with Donald Trump's Border Wall

The three-mile section of privately-funded border wall puts a butterfly conservatory at risk of flooding with hurricane season just around the corner.

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A War on the Abraham Accords

We have been here before. Together we can and must fight it.

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How This 27-Year-Old Grew False Eyelash Startup Glamnetic To $50 Million In Yearly Revenue

After founding the company in 2019, Ann McFerran was already making $1 million per month before she even hired her first employee.

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Is Newmont Stock A Good Bet With Gold Prices Rising?

Newmont stock is up 9% in the last one week and currently trades close to $74. The rally was driven by strengthening of the global gold prices. Gold prices had fallen from around $1,950/ounce at...

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Severely Ill in Africa Die at a Higher Rate, Covid Study Finds

Patients there who became critically sick with Covid-19 were found to fare worse than those in other parts of the world. Here’s the latest on the pandemic.

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1Life Healthcare started at overweight with $41 stock price target at KeyBanc Capital

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this...

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Asana upgraded to overweight from sector weight at KeyBanc Capital

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this...

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Kim Kardashian Accused Kourtney Kardashian Of Constantly "Degrading" Her Staff After A Brutal...

The argument comes less than two years after Kourtney defended her daughter when she deliberately scratched her nanny's face in a rage, and also admitted to slapping her own caretakers as a child.

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Eurovision: Reigning Champion, Iceland Team Member Test COVID-Positive, Forcing Live...

Two keenly anticipated live performances at the Eurovision Song Contest grand final on May 22 will not take place because of positive COVID-19 tests. On May 19, a member of the Icelandic group...

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Jewish family harassed in Miami area, get help from gun owner: reports

Police in Florida are investigating an anti-Semitic incident involving a Jewish family in the Miami area who received help from a gun owner, according to reports.

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The Best Cathie Wood Stocks to Buy With $300 Right Now

Each of these three stocks is trading at a discount compared to earlier this year.

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The Smartest Stocks Under $10 to Buy Right Now

Sometimes you have to think small to win big.

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Ex-Secret Service Agents Details 'Shockingly' Racist Abuse Endured By Michelle Obama

"They could say whatever they wanted so long as there was no imminent threat of harm," Evy Poumpouras said of the racism leveled at the former first lady.

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Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin says there's no malevolent intent behind Elon Musk's support...

Summary List PlacementVitalik Buterin, the 27-year-old co-creator of Ethereum, told CNN this week that he doesn't think Elon Musk's tweets promoting dogecoin are suspicious. "Elon Musk tweeting is...

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UK to offer Australia tariff-free trade deal despite farmers' fears

Boris Johnson pushes for an end to import taxes, but farmers say their livelihoods are under threat.

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Mitch McConnell Is Trump’s Last Line of Defense

A banner week for politicians hiding from the uncomfortable.

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Dodgers get HRs from Smith, Pujols in 3-2 win over D-backs

Albert Pujols was Will Smith's favorite player growing up. Pujols returned the favor by driving in Smith with his first home run as a Dodger.

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WeWork lost $2 billion in a quarter and 200,0000 members in a pandemic-hit year, it said ahead...

Summary List Placement Office-sharing startup WeWork on Thursday reported that it had lost $2.06 billion in the first quarter of 2021, and more than a quarter of its members over the past...

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China's construction boom is sending CO2 emissions through the roof

China's plan to build its way out of the pandemic is pushing its carbon emissions to record highs, new research has found.

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Remote Eurovision superfans celebrate contest despite COVID

Peter Baston has attended eight out of the last 10 Eurovision song contests in person. This year, coronavirus restrictions will prevent the Malmo resident from travelling to host city Rotterdam...

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Reporter in Gaza Describes Experiencing Airstrike

For one reporter, witnessing the rounds of violence had become a familiar experience. Not this time.

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Prince Harry says he used drink and drugs to numb pain of Diana's death

Prince Harry has said he drank heavily, took drugs and had panic attacks while struggling to cope with the pressures of royal life during his late 20s and early 30s.

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Indonesia Muslims protest at US Embassy over Israel strikes

More than a thousand Muslims have rallied outside the U.S. Embassy in Indonesia’s capital to denounce American support for Israel and demand an end to Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip

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The "techlash" hasn't daunted or dented Big Tech

Data: FactSet, company filings; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon/AxiosAfter three and a half years, the U.S. backlash against tech's biggest firms has failed to dent or daunt them.The big picture: Today,...

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The death of the office market was greatly exaggerated

Data: JLL Research; Chart: Will Chase/AxiosThe demise of the office was predicted in the early days of pandemic lockdowns. But the prospect of downtown business districts turning into modern ghost...

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Police are looking for "serial spitter" [News]

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14 Stars Who Were Ready to Say Goodbye to Their Status as Most Attractive Hollywood Celebrity...

We appreciate actors for their talented transformations and truthful emotions. But sometimes, fitting into a role might not be that easy — the character can be ambiguous or the life position...

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The Latest: EU hails Gaza cease-fire, calls for peace talks

The European Union’s top diplomat is welcoming the Gaza cease-fire, but he says only a revival of long-term peace talks can ensure that such fighting does not flare up again in the future. EU...

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European stocks waver as investors shrug off strong manufacturing data

Economic activity survey showed early signs that the eurozone is rebounding from a double-dip recession

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Prince Harry on going back to London for Prince Philip's funeral

In the debut oa an Apple TV+ series with Oprah Winfrey, Harry reveals he "was worried" and "afraid" to return to the place that produced so much anxiety for him.

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Amazon is retiring Prime Now and moving deliveries into its core app

Amazon is shifting Prime Now deliveries to its main app and site.

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Dating apps are encouraging users to get vaccinated with the promise of more matches

A group of the USA’s biggest dating apps are encouraging users to get vaccinated, just in case the health benefits weren’t reason enough. New features will range from badges for users to show...

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Plain Sight: Make relevant connections wherever you go

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Elisa Viihde Orders Bestseller-Based Crime Series ‘The Man Who Died’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Finland’s leading streaming service Elisa Viihde has ordered “The Man Who Died,” a high-profile crime series based on the bestselling book of the same title by Antti Tuomainen. Jussi Vatanen (“Man...

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Lady Gaga had a 'psychotic break' after sexual assault left her pregnant

The star says she had a "psychotic break" after being attacked by a male record producer.

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New Doctors In India Are Starting Off Seeing The Worst. It's Taking A Toll

In India, a generation of new doctors enters the field at a time of crisis. One new doctor in New Delhi is haunted by a woman who begged for a hospital bed — but they were all full.

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Restaurants Are Welcoming Back Diners, But Say Mask Rules Have Them Relying On Trust

The National Restaurant Association is recommending to its members that employees continue to wear masks until the government clarifies how the guidance applies to a requirement to keep workers safe.

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Pixiko: A simple way to create stunning & engaging videos

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Pipeline ransom attack exposes risk of digitising US infrastructure

Vulnerabilities in office IT systems open doors to hackers targeting vital controls

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I’ve Gotta Hand it to Nintendo

Nostalgia Week: Scouted is turning back the clocks and highlighting some of the best things to come out 20+ years ago and how they’re being reinvented (and reinvigorated) in 2021.If there’s...

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How the Black Creators of Barbecue Were Erased From History

Who doesn’t love a book with more than one index entry for possum? Two hundred of them were cooked at an Oklahoma City bash in 1923, along with 5,000 chickens, 10 bears, 500 beef cattle, 5 tons of...

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Bitcoin slips below $40,000 as recovery fades

Bitcoin slips below $40,000 as recovery fades  Yahoo FinanceBitcoin recovers after plunge that shaved $1 trillion off crypto market: CNBC After Hours  CNBC TelevisionBitcoin (BTC USD) Dogecoin...

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Fastned, Tesla to power up Oxford with EV charging superhub

Fastned, Tesla to power up Oxford with EV charging superhub  ReutersTesla teams with Dutch partner, others to build fast-charging hub in UK  Automotive News EuropeEurope's most powerful EV...

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SocGen says bitcoin's place in a portfolio 'remains highly contested,' gold is a better stabilizer

SocGen says bitcoin's place in a portfolio 'remains highly contested,' gold is a better stabilizer  CNBCElon Musk Says He Hasn't And Won't Sell Any Dogecoin. Mega Whale Buys 420.69 DOGE On News....

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SocGen says bitcoin's place in a portfolio 'remains highly contested,' gold is a better stabilizer

In a recent note, analysts at Societe Generale said the risks to bitcoin "remain on the downside" and explained why the cryptocurrency isn't the same as gold.

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Prince Harry Reveals He Used Drink And Drugs To Cope With Trauma Of Princess Diana’s Death

The Duke of Sussex says he wanted to “mask” his emotions following the death of his mother in 1997.

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Right wingers blame Biden for Chick-Fil-A sauce shortage: 'It's just so embarrassing'

"Chick-fil-A has a sauce shortage. And you want to know why? Because of Joe Biden's radical liberal policies"

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Folks, the bugs are real. This isn't an internet joke anymore; this is war. This definitely...

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Clubhouse is now available worldwide on Android

As promised, Clubhouse has launched worldwide on Android, opening up the app to a lot more potential users.

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France says U.S. offer on global minimum tax rate is basis for compromise

France says U.S. offer on global minimum tax rate is basis for compromise  Yahoo FinanceU.S. proposes global minimum corporate tax rate of 15%, with an eye on something even higher  CNBCWorld...

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Amazon is shutting down Prime Now and folding two-hour deliveries into its main app

Amazon is shutting down its standalone Prime Now delivery app, with its speedy two-hour delivery options moving exclusively into the company’s main app and website, the company announced today....

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Kylie Jenner & Travis Scott Back Together, But Not Exclusively

Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner are indeed back together ... but it's not exclusive ... and they're both totally fine with that. Sources with direct knowledge and connection to both Kylie and Travis...

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Jewish AP Journalist fired over tweets from her college days showing support for Palestine

"AP employees must refrain from declaring their views on contentious public issues in any public forum..."

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5 Psychological Experiments That Challenged The Way We Understand the Human Mind

These findings shed light on our livesContinue reading on Lessons from History »

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Ireland to provide €1.5 million in emergency support for people in Gaza Strip

At least 227 Palestinians have been killed in the latest round of conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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U.S. Stock Futures Edge Up After Wall Street Rebound

U.S. stock futures rose after a rebound on Wall Street helped major indexes break a three-day losing streak.

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Test: Find the Differences in These 11 Postcards

Riddles that challenge us to spot differences between 2 similar images activate our concentration power to the maximum: they put our eyes and brain to work. This is great because training our...

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30 Pieces Of Clothing And Accessories Under $50 From Amazon That Have Thousands Of 5-Star Reviews

From flowy skirts and maxi dresses to eyeglasses and chunky sneakers, you'll find the perfect piece for the summer.

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Canada rules Iran's downing of civilian plane was 'terrorist act'

More than 170 people including Swedes, Britons and Germans were killed when the Ukrainian Airlines plane was shot down over Tehran last January.

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From Gaza to Chile, Biennale asks: How can we live together?

VENICE, Italy (AP) — In the time it has taken to prepare for the Venice Biennale, violence in the Middle East has overtaken a Palestinian family farm in Gaza featured in one of the exhibits. It...

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'Storage Wars' Investigates Jarrod Schulz Dom. Violence Case, Show Future Up in Air

"Storage Wars" star Jarrod Schulz's days might be numbered on the popular reality TV series ... it all depends on what the network determines after conducting its own investigation following his...

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To Cap Emissions by 2030, China Must Rein In Steel

Flashy targets to reduce steel output this year are making news, but to really curb steel demand—and emissions—Beijing has to find a better way to shift the economy away from housing.

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Journey to EAT

Youtube show Adam Walks Around has Adam traipsing around places like the Phillippines, Indonesia, Malasya and Cambodia, and California, but nothing will prepare you for the end of Season 4, where...

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‘People are looking for something more serious’: the Hinge CEO on the pandemic dating boom

Justin McLeod, boss of the dating app, talks about its massive rise in users, his difficult romantic past – and why people are now ditching their partners and looking for someone newThe whiteboard...

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Amazon is shutting down its Prime Now fast delivery app

The service launched in 2014 as a way for Prime members to get one- or two-hour delivery on a range of goods, from household essentials to toys or groceries.

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Big cats seized by US authorities from Tiger King zoo in Oklahoma

Animal park that featured in 2020 Netflix series investigated in possible violation of Endangered Species ActUS authorities have seized 68 big cats from an Oklahoma animal park that featured in...

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China Is Turning a Hong Kong Broadcaster Into a Government Mouthpiece

The authorities are on a mission to “politically sterilize” a respected news outlet.

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Migrant surge on Spain-Morocco border brings more suffering

FNIDEQ, Morocco (AP) — They are desperate teenagers and jobless men. They come from Morocco’s coastal towns, its mountainous east or even farther away — from sub-Saharan Africa. And they all...

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Cognite, which offers an IoT data platform to support digital transformation of heavy-asset...

Industrial SaaS startup Cognite raises $150M on a unicorn valuation of $1.6B - SiliconANGLE

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Repatriation flight rescues stranded Spaniards from Nepal

Nearly 100 Spanish mountaineers, trekkers and tourists were repatriated after being stranded in Nepal, where a strict lockdown came into force on April 29 following a spike in cases.

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Tom Cruise Explained How An Iconic ‘Mission: Impossible’ Shot Almost Never Happened

Cruise had a really tough time getting a scene down, and the effort definitely showed up in the final result.

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Tulsa Massacre Survivors Get Their Say and ‘60 Minutes’ Edited a Black Scientist Out of Her Own…

Catch up on the race and racism stories you may have missedContinue reading on Momentum »

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Fire in Santa Barbara triggers evacuation of TV newsroom, residents

A vegetation fire broke out Thursday night in Santa Barbara, forcing evacuations of a television newsroom and the surrounding neighborhood.

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Are Angels More Likely Than VCs to Drive Entrepreneurial Experimentation? [pdf]

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Sen. Ted Cruz insulted a ‘woke, emasculated’ U.S. Army ad. Angry veterans fired back

Sen. Ted Cruz's jab did not sit well with many critics, including many former service members, veterans groups and Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who is a retired Army National Guard lieutenant colonel.

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Lil Nas X Helps Struggling Younger Version of Self in ‘Sun Goes Down’ Video

"I'm trying to uplift him," singer and rapper says

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6 tips that will help you work better using art activities (even if you can’t draw)

Art is a powerful yet underestimated tool that bypasses the traps of the rational mind and allows us to access our creative genius. We talk about the art of leadership, the art of making money,...

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Not even Singapore’s rules could keep the coronavirus at bay

Strict measures had kept the city-state virtually virus-free for months, but a new flare-up linked to a highly contagious variant offers lessons for pandemic policy.

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How Well Do You Know Queen Victoria's Children?

Queen Victoria had nine children, and wrote about each of them in her famous diaries. See how well you know the famous family.

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What Streaming Service Offers The Best Options This Weekend?

Zombies, romance, and villains. Coupledom and comedy, too. Here's where you'll find the best bang for your buck among streaming services.

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Amazon’s Fire HD 8 Tablet Has Features the iPad Can’t Match

The Fire HD 8 is not only the best tablet that Amazon makes, but it's the best tablet we've tested under $100, period

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Civilization Battles Royale

The Civilization Battle Royale Mark II was an alternate history of the planet narrated from August 2015 to December 2018, first by "TPangolin" and later by team "Blue Cassette," based on a game of...

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Photos of the Week: Soho Coffee, Sava Bridge, Poppy Dog

The end of a drought in Australia, sand art in northwest England, vaccinations in remote Turkey, COVID-19 testing in Nepal, migrants in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, wildfires in Greece,...

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Video: Dodgers Organist Shades Josh Reddick with 'I Saw the Sign' During At-bat

Opposing teams may never let members of the 2017 Houston Astros hear the end of it after they were found guilty of <a...

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Animated GIF that uses 360MB of memory on x86, on Apple Silicon it takes 35.51GB

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Volunteer staff of Freenode IRC, a key communication channel for FOSS developers, resign in...

Crown Prince and network boss Andrew Lee disputes claims made by those leaving the internet chat community

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MDMA Therapy for PTSD Could Be Legal by 2023. A DIY Culture is Already Thriving

As the drug inches toward regulatory approval, desperate people are going underground to treat urgent mental health issues.

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Yankees Trade Rumors: Delino DeShields Jr. Targeted by NY in Talks with Rangers

The New York Yankees are in need of a boost for an injured outfield, and they may have found their target in Delino DeShields Jr., according to <a...

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Biden’s bank shot to win GOP support for his infrastructure bill

The White House is reaching out to local Republican leaders as it seeks to raise pressure on GOP lawmakers.

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Missouri Senate race shapes into battle between controversial firebrands and GOP officials

Four of Missouri's House Republicans are considering a race that already includes former Gov. Eric Greitens and indicted attorney Mark McCloskey.

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Despite ceasefire, fireworks thrown in NYC amid pro-Palestine and pro-Israel protests: 'F***...

Pro-Palestine and pro-Israel demonstrators faced off Thursday in several skirmishes in New York City, even after Israel and Hamas implemented a ceasefire agreement following 11 days of firing...

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Indian Needs All the Help It Can Get to Fight COVID-19, But Who Does Humanitarian Aid Really Serve?

A crisis of horrifying dimensions has unfolded in India, but the long term effectiveness of foreign aid needs to be questioned.

time.com

25 Products From Amazon That'll Actually Keep Your Kitchen Appliances Clean

Be a lean, mean, cleaning machine.

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Prince Harry Told Oprah That Meghan Markle Didn't Kill Herself Because She Didn't Want Him To...

"The thing that stopped her from seeing it through was how unfair it would be on me... to now be put in a position of losing another woman in my life."

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SelectTV organizes all your streaming and entertainment options in one place

A decade ago, most TV viewers were exasperated by spiraling cable costs and the feeling they were being slowly strangled by their cable company. To this day, it's no surprise that half of the 10...

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Women's group to CNN: Suspend Chris Cuomo for advising NY gov brother on sexual harassment claims

A women's group has issued a scathing response after CNN admitted anchor Chris Cuomo joined calls advising his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), on how to respond to a barrage of sexual...

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L.A. officials, faith leaders denounce recent antisemitic attacks

Los Angeles public officials gathered Thursday outside City Hall to condemn recent attacks against members of the Jewish community.

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An Interview With Emily Wilder, Recent Stanford Grad Fired From AP Job Over Criticisms Of Israel

Wilder was fired from the Associated Press and told she violated their social media policy.

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Tracking the world’s largest iceberg

An ice analyst explains the job. Recently, a humongous chunk of floating ice broke off from an ice shelf in Antarctica to become the world’s largest iceberg. At nearly 1,700 square miles, the...

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Trump DOJ secretly collected CNN reporter's email, phone records: report

The DOJ covertly obtained CNN Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr's records over a two-month period in 2017

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A Cooking Competition in the Pacific Islands Has a Life-Saving Mission

Judges on cooking competition shows tend to be culinary royalty. Rarely, though, are they actual royalty. When Princess Salote Mafile’o Pilolevu Tuita of the Kingdom of Tonga swept onto the stage...

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Podcast: Dealing With Post-Pandemic Trauma

We've all been suffering during the coronavirus pandemic in one way or another, and as the U.S. starts to emerge, we'll need to reckon with that. The Atlantic's Ed Yong discusses his piece on...

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A look at the US role and reaction to cease-fire in the Middle East

A cease-fire is at hand in the war between Israel and Hamas. Word of the truce came Thursday from Israel, and Hamas quickly agreed. If it holds, it would end 11 days of fierce fighting that killed...

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Ford’s New All-Electric F-150 Lightning Is More Than it Seems

A battery backup feature could be a big draw for electro-skeptics

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News Wrap: Biden signs COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act to combat rise in anti-Asian attacks

In our news wrap Thursday, President Biden signed the new COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act that passed Congress with bipartisan support. The U.S. House of Representatives approved nearly $2 billion to...

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11 Robot Vacuums That Will Clean The Floors (While You Lie On The Couch)

When we were stuck in the house Cinderella-style last year, it was relatively easy to keep our spaces clean. But, now that we’re easing back into our rise-and-grind mentalities, dishes are...

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Jen Psaki tests a new kind of Psaki bomb when Peter Doocy asks about Covid originating in a lab

Up to now, the White House Press Secretary has been mixing up her Jen Psaki bombs with basically the same recipe: shaking up the questioner with a smarter question of her own, adding an amused...

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Chinese syringes getting stuck in patients' arms..

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A Guide To Plus-Size Brands & Retailers Who Do It Right

Hi, I'm Chichi — the newest associate writer on Refinery29's Shopping team. As a big gal, I have a keen interest in inclusive fashion and fat access to popular trends. Full disclosure: my...

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I Have a Secret

I told one man recently. It did not go well.

slate.com

How to Tame Long, Curly Hair

The products and techniques you need to keep your curls styled and on-point.

gq.com

The 20 Best Face Masks on Amazon Have You Covered

Stock up on inoffensive, functional, Punisher-logo-free masks.

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6 of Our Favorite Sex Toys Are on Sale Now

May is National Masturbation Month, and sales from four of our favorite brands will help you perfect your self-love.

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“A TikTok intifada”

Usually Palestinians and their allies struggle to have their narrative break through online. Not anymore. Israel unquestionably has the military advantage in its ongoing conflict with Hamas. But...

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Here's Your COVID Vaccine Rumor Roundup

It’s been interesting to watch COVID vaccine rumors evolve (mutate?) in the months since the vaccines were first introduced.At first, many of the myths were based on the fact that there was a lot...

lifehacker.com

Why Do Climbers Really Die On Everest?

The latest deaths raised questions about the role of COVID, but analyses of nearly a century's worth of climbing records suggest some consistent patterns.

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Knight Foundry in Sutter Creek, California

The Knight Foundry, located in rural Sutter Creek, Amador County, California, is the last water-powered machine shop and foundry remaining in the United States. Opened in the early 1870s as...

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How to Deal With a Narcissist at Work

If you’re forced to deal with a narcissist for any prolonged period of time—whether you have the misfortune of being romantically involved with one, or you have one in your family—you’re going to...

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Ex-teammate says tebow 'wasn't good', rips jags for signing..

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The Most Radical Thing About Ford's Electric Pickup? The Cost

After tax credits, the base model of the electric pickup will be cheaper than its gas-fueled sibling, removing what has been a big barrier for EV sales.

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U.S. backs a 15 percent global minimum tax on big companies as it tries to enlist other countries

The Biden administration is counting on a deal with other countries to help sell its plan to raise the corporate tax rate in the United States to 28 percent from 21 percent.

nytimes.com

The Global Iron-Deficiency Crisis

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Gorgeous Vacation Spots For Escaped Felons On A Budget

Whether you’ve been on the lam for weeks or just recently tunneled out of a high-security correctional facility, The Onion has compiled the most breathtaking and economical vacation spots for...

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Why Turkish towels are the replacing terrycloth as the towel of choice

They’re versatile, soft, and more absorbent than you regular beach towel. These are our favorite brands. Every time I travel, I bring my own towel. No, not because I’m paranoid clean...

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McConnell Opposes Partisan January 6 Commission

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced his opposition to forming an independent commission that would investigate the January 6th riot at the U.S. Capitol and make recommendations to...

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Finders, Keepers

Deep in southwest Arkansas is a state park that charges visitors $10 to search for gems that can be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Canadian Journalists Fear Retaliation for Criticizing Coverage of Israeli Attacks on Gaza

An open letter on media standards in Canada, where some style guides ban the word “Palestine,” garnered over 2,000 signatures. The post Canadian Journalists Fear Retaliation for Criticizing...

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Squad Splits on Capitol Police Funding, Letting Bill Pass by One Vote

Three progressive Democrats voted no on $1.9 billion in funding for the Capitol Police, while AOC, Jamaal Bowman, and Rashida Tlaib voted present. The post Squad Splits on Capitol Police Funding,...

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Used Car Exports Threaten Climate Goals

Cars are stuck in traffic on a motorway in the Kenyan capital Nairobi during a typical morning commute.

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Celebrate Pride Month With LEGO's "Everyone Is Awesome" Set

LEGO's latest Everyone Is Awesome set was designed specifically for Pride Month and commemorates the LGBTQIA+ community.

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This Electric Ford Is Climate-Change Ready

Not only is it zero emissions, but it can power your home for up to ten days in the event of an infrastructure collapse

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You Can Thank Black Horticulturist Booker T. Whatley for Your CSA

Long written out of the narrative, the Tuskegee University professor first introduced the concept in the 1960s as a solution for struggling Black farmers

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The Most Disappointing Teams In MLB So Far

When the Minnesota Twins burst into the playoffs with 101 wins in 2019 — hitting an MLB-record 307 home runs — they were one of baseball’s most pleasant surprises. When they followed that up with...

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Behind This Photo Is the Story of Two Asian American Folk Heroes

Corky Lee's photograph of Yuri Kochiyama captures the familiar struggle of those living at the margins of society

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Choosing a School for My Daughter in a Segregated City

More than 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, New York’s schools remain separate and unequal.

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Amazon’s future beyond Jeff Bezos

Could an MGM deal be the CEO’s parting shot?

economist.com

Has The Nets’ Big Three Played Together Enough To Win It All?

If the NBA is a star-driven league, the Brooklyn Nets might be the supernova of basketball. In Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden, the Nets have a pedigree of a combined two MVP awards,...

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After the pandemic boom online retail sales are slowing

But shoppers are still in splurging mood

economist.com

Josh Harris Steps Down From Apollo

Josh Harris said he would focus on being an “investor and entrepreneur” away from the private equity firm he helped build.

nytimes.com

The Foam Mats That Help Me Exercise More

One editor transformed his sunroom into a workout studio-cum-playroom with this customizable flooring

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