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A NASA spacecraft discovers a formation on Mars resembling a bear

Sunday, January 29, 2023

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter snapped the uncanny photo in December. Eyes are formed by craters. A hill with a "V-shaped collapse structure" resembles a snout.

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Mostly peaceful protests held across the U.S. after release of Tyre Nichols footage

Friday, January 27, 2023

In Memphis, where Nichols died, protesters shut down a major highway and chanted "justice for Tyre" before later disbanding. Demonstrations across the U.S. were largely peaceful.

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Critics say Florida aims to rewrite history by rejecting African American studies

Friday, January 27, 2023

"One Governor should not have the power to dictate the facts of U.S. history," Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said of GOP Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' move to ban the Advanced Placement course.

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High schoolers threaten to sue DeSantis over ban of African American studies course

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Attorney Ben Crump announced a potential lawsuit against the Florida governor after the state rejected a new Advanced Placement course, which the College Board now says it will revise.

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On 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Kamala Harris urges federal abortion protections

Sunday, January 22, 2023

In a speech delivered on Sunday, the vice president advocated for Congress to take action to protect abortion rights.

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Girl asks police to run DNA test on Christmas cookie for evidence of Santa Claus

Sunday, January 22, 2023

A young girl wrote to a Rhode Island police department asking them to run a DNA test on a cookie and carrots left for Santa Claus and his reindeer.

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A woman was arrested for killing her terminally ill husband at a Florida hospital

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Police said the two had made a pact weeks beforehand. She could be charged with first-degree murder.

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As prices soar, border officials are seeing a spike in egg smuggling from Mexico

Saturday, January 21, 2023

U.S. egg prices have climbed 60% in the past year, making it tempting to bring eggs over from Mexico, where prices are lower. But those who try to smuggle them risk thousands of dollars in fines.

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Actor Brandon Lee was killed by a prop gun, years before the 'Rust' shooting death

Friday, January 20, 2023

In an accident similar to Alec Baldwin's shooting of Halyna Hutchins, Lee's co-star fired a prop gun at the 28-year-old actor during filming of The Crow.

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Biden becomes the first sitting president to deliver a Sunday sermon at MLK's church

Sunday, January 15, 2023

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. served as a pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta until his assassination.

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A USC office removes 'field' from its curriculum, citing possible racist connotations

Saturday, January 14, 2023

An office within the University of Southern California's School of Social Work said phrases such as "field work" may have meanings linked to slavery.

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Amazon loses bid to overturn historic union win at Staten Island warehouse

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Amazon should recognize its first unionized warehouse in the U.S., a federal labor official ruled.

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Naomi Osaka announces pregnancy and plans to return to tennis

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

The world's highest-paid female athlete teased her return in 2024 after a hiatus. Osaka said she's looking forward to her child watching her play someday and telling someone "'that's my mom,' haha."

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Rapper Young Thug's RICO trial begins

Monday, January 09, 2023

Jeffery Lamar Williams, professionally known as Young Thug, stands accused of helping found a violent street gang in Georgia.

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Biden makes his first visit to the southern border as president

Sunday, January 08, 2023

The Biden administration recently expanded a pandemic-era program that quickly expels migrants who illegally cross into the country from Mexico.

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The first orbital space launch from British soil will take off on Monday

Sunday, January 08, 2023

LauncherOne will depart from Spaceport Cornwall and will take satellites into orbit.

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Southwest Airlines' holiday chaos could cost the company as much as $825 million

Friday, January 06, 2023

Southwest Airlines says disruptions that led to more than 16,700 cancelled flights over the holidays will have severe financial consequences for the company.

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A newborn was surrendered to Florida's only safe haven baby box. Here's how they work

Friday, January 06, 2023

A newborn was surrendered recently under a program that lets people give up an unwanted infant anonymously. There are dozens of baby boxes scattered across the U.S., but the practice is controversial.

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As Damar Hamlin shows 'substantial improvement,' Buffalo Bills will play Sunday

Thursday, January 05, 2023

While the 24-year-old Bills safety remains critically ill, physicians in Cincinnati say he appears to be "neurologically intact."

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Cryptocurrency giant Coinbase strikes a $100 million deal with New York regulators

Wednesday, January 04, 2023

A review found that the exchange's compliance program violated state laws, making it "vulnerable to serious criminal conduct." It will pay a $50 million fine and spend the rest beefing up oversight.

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