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The first known interstellar meteor hit Earth in 2014, U.S. officials say

Thursday, April 14, 2022

The meteor crash-landed off the coast of Papua New Guinea in January 2014.

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COVID remains a public health emergency for now, the WHO and Biden administration say

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

The WHO and the Biden administration extended the public health emergency for COVID-19, saying the virus is still considered a serious health threat.

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Images of Zelenskyy show the physical toll that trauma and stress can have on the body

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Health experts told NPR that long-term exposure to trauma and stress — like that of the war in Ukraine — can impact a person's sleep, memory, mood and physical appearance.

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Philadelphia to reinstate its mask mandate after a rise in COVID cases

Monday, April 11, 2022

The city will require masks in schools, businesses, government buildings and restaurants starting April 18.

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Etsy sellers launch a week-long strike over increased fees

Monday, April 11, 2022

Thousands of Etsy sellers closed their online shops for a week starting Monday in an attempt to get the company to address several complaints they have about the site.

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Britney Spears announces she's pregnant

Monday, April 11, 2022

The 40-year-old pop star had her 13-year conservatorship terminated late last year. Spears is a mother to two teen boys from an earlier marriage.

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Etsy sellers launch week-long strike over increased fees

Monday, April 11, 2022

Some sellers and creators on the online marketplace Etsy are going on a week-long strike. They say the company's fees and unfair practices make staying on Etsy untenable for their businesses.

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Dmitry Muratov, a Nobel Peace Prize-winning journalist, was attacked in Russia

Thursday, April 07, 2022

Muratov, the editor-in-chief of the independent Russian media outlet Novaya Gazeta, was on a train heading from Moscow to Samara when a man threw red paint on him.

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The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season will be more active than usual, researchers say

Thursday, April 07, 2022

At least nine hurricanes are predicted by researchers at Colorado State University. Four of those are expected to be Category 3 or higher.

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Palm Springs looks to create a universal basic income pilot for trans residents

Thursday, April 07, 2022

The Palm Springs City Council took the first step in approving funding for two organizations to develop a universal basic income pilot program that prioritizes trans and nonbinary residents.

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Police arrest a man after the deadliest mass shooting in Sacramento history

Monday, April 04, 2022

Law enforcement in California are still searching for multiple shooters responsible for killing six and wounding another 12 on Sunday. The deceased have been identified.

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27 years to the day: UConn defeats Stanford in the NCAA Women's Final Four

Friday, April 01, 2022

The University of Connecticut knocked out defending champions Stanford, 63-58, Friday night. Earlier in the night, top-seeded Louisville fell to South Carolina, 72-59. The championship game is Sunday.

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COVID-19 infection increases your risk for diabetes, a new study says

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Researchers found that people who had COVID-19 were about 40% more likely to develop diabetes within a year after recovering, compared to participants in a control group.

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Recall issued for Skippy Peanut Butter cases due to stainless steel fragments

Thursday, March 31, 2022

The specific jars impacted include Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, Skippy Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy Creamy Peanut Butter Blended With Plant Protein.

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Chris Rock says he's still processing the slap in his first appearance since Oscars

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Chris Rock performed in Boston just days after getting slapped by Will Smith on the Oscars stage.

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Ivermectin does not prevent COVID-19 hospitalization, a new study says

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration has long warned against using the cow and horse dewormer to fight COVID-19, warning it can cause serious, adverse effects.

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GameStop's stock is on fire once again and here's why

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

A year after the "meme stock" phenomenon, GameStop continues to perform far above investment experts' predictions.

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A former Yale employee admits she stole $40 million in electronics from the university

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Jamie Petrone has pleaded guilty to a years-long scheme of stealing electronics ordered for Yale University and reselling the items. She used the money to buy herself luxury cars and multiple homes.

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21 states sue the Biden administration to end the federal travel mask mandate

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

The states are suing to end the public transportation mandate, claiming the continued enforcement "harms the states" and interferes with local laws. The mandate is in place at least through April 18.

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Read Will Smith's apology to Chris Rock

Monday, March 28, 2022

Smith slapped Rock on the Oscars stage after the comedian made a joke at the expense of Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.

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