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It's Pronounced Koe-mir'-na-tee. How The Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine's Name Came To Be

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine has been given full approval by the Food and Drug Administration. Along with that approval process is the companies' new brand name for the vaccine: Comirnaty.

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MLB Is Ending Its 70-Year Partnership With Baseball Card Manufacturer Topps

Friday, August 20, 2021

Fanatics is expected to be the new partner with MLB to manufacture trading cards, edging out baseball's long-time partner, Topps.

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What We Know About The Situation In Haiti, Days After The Massive Earthquake

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Tensions are rising among Haitians as recovery teams are still slow in reaching the needy impacted by the Aug. 14 earthquake that hit the southwestern area of the island.

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The Biden Administration May Recommend COVID Boosters After 8 Months

Monday, August 16, 2021

A source familiar with the discussions says administration health experts could make the recommendation for fully vaccinated adults as soon as this week.

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Why Earthquakes In Haiti Are So Catastrophic

Monday, August 16, 2021

Haiti has a long history of major earthquakes that leave destruction and carnage in their wake. A combination of factors makes the country especially susceptible to damage from these quakes.

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Nearly 2 In 3 Americans Are Dealing With Dangerous Heat Waves

Thursday, August 12, 2021

The National Weather Service predicts areas on the East Coast could reach 100 degrees Thursday, with triple-digit temperatures in the Pacific Northwest, too. Relief isn't expected until the weekend.

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Biden's Pick To Lead One Of The Top Federal Prosecutor's Offices Could Make History

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

President Biden nominated Damian Williams to head the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York in Manhattan. If confirmed, Williams would be the first Black man to lead the office.

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Texas House Speaker Signs Arrest Warrants For Democrats Still Refusing To Return

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

The state's highest court said Tuesday that law enforcement can round up rogue legislators and bring them back to the state Capitol's House chambers.

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Andrew Cuomo To Resign After Investigation Finds He Sexually Harassed Multiple Women

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

The three-term New York governor announced he will resign following a scathing report from the state's attorney general that corroborated allegations made by 11 women.

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A Judge OKs Cruise Lines' COVID Vaccination Requirement For Passengers In Florida

Monday, August 09, 2021

A judge's preliminary injunction allows Norwegian Cruise Line to require customers to show vaccination against COVID-19 before boarding, despite a Florida law banning such requirements by businesses.

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Gymnast Sunisa Lee's Gold Medal Elates Her Hometown Hmong Community

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Minnesota native Sunisa Lee is the first Hmong American to make a U.S. Olympic team. Back home, her family and friends are celebrating her huge win with glee.

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The DOJ Won't Defend Rep. Mo Brooks In Court Against Claims He Incited The Jan. 6 Riot

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

A lawsuit accuses the Alabama Republican of helping incite a pro-Trump mob into storming the Capitol on Jan. 6. Named alongside Brooks in the suit are former President Donald Trump and others.

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Masks Will Return To The U.S. House And White House After The CDC Changes Guidance

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Congress' attending physician announced vaccinated and unvaccinated House members will again have to mask up while in the U.S. Capitol or risk a fine.

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Marlboro Maker CEO Says The Company Plans To Stop Selling Smokes In The U.K.

Monday, July 26, 2021

Tobacco giant Philip Morris International is pivoting away from cigarettes. Part of its reinvention plan is to stop selling cigarettes in the United Kingdom in the next 10 years.

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An Energy Company Behind A Major Bribery Scandal In Ohio Will Pay A $230 Million Fine

Friday, July 23, 2021

FirstEnergy Corp. agreed to pay as part of a deferred prosecution agreement. Acting U.S. Attorney Vipal Patel calls it the "largest criminal penalty ever collected" by his office

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Police Foiled An Ohio Incel's Plot To Kill Women In A Mass Shooting, Prosecutors Say

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Tres Genco, 21, is charged with attempting a hate crime involving a plot to kill women, as well as charges of illegally possessing a machine gun.

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Athletes At The Tokyo Olympics Are Being Given Condoms, And Warnings Not To Use Them

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics ordered 160,000 condoms to be handed out to athletes in the Olympic Village. Under COVID-19 protocols, athletes are technically banned from using them.

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Australia To Host The Olympics For The Third Time In 2032 After Brisbane Wins Its Bid

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

This will be Australia's third time hosting the Olympic Games after Melbourne in 1956 and Sydney in 2000.

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Summer Travel Options Outside The U.S. Are Still Up In The Air As COVID Cases Rise

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Two federal agencies issued the highest warning to Americans against traveling to the United Kingdom and four other countries due to rising COVID-19 cases.

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Southeast Asian Countries Struggle To Contain A Devastating Third Wave Of COVID-19

Monday, July 19, 2021

Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia report record high levels of COVID-19 infections and death as Southeast Asia struggles to contain a third wave of the coronavirus.

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