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An Ancient Tablet, Stolen Then Acquired By Hobby Lobby, Will Be Returned To Iraq

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Known as the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet, it was looted from Iraq and made its way through several hands before Hobby Lobby purchased it for the Museum of the Bible in 2014.

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A 10-Foot Wide House In Boston Sells For $1.25 Million

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

It's been called the "Skinny House" or the "Spite House." The legend is that two brothers shared land but one built on more than his share, so the other built a skinny house to block access and views.

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Students Are Damaging School Bathrooms For Attention On TikTok

Friday, September 17, 2021

Soap dispensers and mirrors ripped from walls; damaged sinks, partitions and ceiling panels; clogged toilets: Students record themselves vandalizing their schools for social media notoriety.

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Afghans Trying To Get To The U.S. Face A Daunting Visa-Approval Process

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

An immigration lawyer in Virginia says she has clients also waiting to leave Afghanistan, but the cumbersome process — paired with a lack of U.S. assistance in the country — is a big challenge.

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Father Of Marine Killed In Kabul Reflects On His Son's Life And Saying 'I Love You'

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jared Schmitz was among the 13 U.S. service members killed in a bombing in Kabul last week. His father, Mark, has a message for fellow Americans.

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Hurricane Ida Has Pushed Into The Gulf Of Mexico. Warnings Are Up For Louisiana

Friday, August 27, 2021

The rapidly expanding storm struck Western Cuba and is expected to hit Louisiana on Sunday as a major hurricane.

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NASA Wants To Return To The Moon By 2024, But The Spacesuits Won't Be Ready

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Delays in multiple parts of the program — including holdups in developing new spacesuits — put the 2024 goal out of reach, NASA's inspector general says.

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An Afghan Interpreter Who Helped The U.S. Military Is Now A Target For The Taliban

Monday, August 16, 2021

The Afghan interpreter still suffers from injuries he got during the nine years he worked with the U.S. His children are terrified: "The bad guy is going to come and is going to kill you, then us."

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The State Of Arkansas Has Only 8 Empty ICU Beds, As COVID-19 Cases Resurge

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Among the states hardest-hit by a new wave of coronavirus cases linked to the highly contagious delta variant, Arkansas has "startling numbers" of new COVID-19 cases, Gov. Asa Hutchison says.

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U.S. Expands Sanctions On Allies Of Belarus' Authoritarian Leader

Monday, August 09, 2021

The U.S., which accuses President Alexander Lukashenko of corruption and repression, imposes new sanctions on his financial backers on the one-year anniversary of an election widely considered rigged.

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The Pentagon Has Moved Toward Making Vaccines Mandatory For Service Members

Monday, August 09, 2021

"To defend this Nation, we need a healthy and ready force," Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said in a memo to employees. Already, about 62% of active-duty service members are fully vaccinated.

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Tadej Pogačar Has Won His 2nd Tour De France In A Row

Sunday, July 18, 2021

The 22-year-old Slovenian powerhouse dominated the field over the last two weeks. Meanwhile, Mark Cavendish matched a record number of stage wins.

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A Pro Cyclist Rode An Unofficial, Solo Tour De France And Beat The Pack

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Lachlan Morton rode the route of the Tour de France and more, going 3,424 miles in 18 days. He's not in the official Tour but did the endurance ride for charity.

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Insect Experts Will Change The Name Of The 'Gypsy Moth' And 'Gypsy Ant'

Saturday, July 10, 2021

The Entomological Society of America says the common names for the two insects include a pejorative for Roma people. It's part of a wider effort to replace names that are inappropriate or offensive.

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Binx The Cat, A Survivor Of The Florida Condo Collapse, Was Reunited With His Family

Friday, July 09, 2021

Binx was found in the vicinity of the collapsed building and brought to an animal shelter. He was reunited with his family on Friday.

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Tropical Storm Elsa Nears Florida As Crews Prepare To Demolish Remains Of Condo

Saturday, July 03, 2021

Officials say the unstable building poses a threat to the people involved in ongoing search operations. A storm expected to hit parts of Florida has exacerbated concerns.

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The 'Capital Gazette' Gunman's Trial Began Today. Here's What You Need To Know

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Five people died in the attack on the Capital Gazette on June 28, 2018. The mass shooting was the deadliest attack on a newsroom in modern U.S. history.

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4 More Victims Identified In Florida Condo Collapse

Sunday, June 27, 2021

The official death toll is nine, with 152 people still unaccounted for. The mayor urged family members of those missing to have their DNA swabbed so that it can be matched with any remains found.

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Johnson County, Iowa, Renames Itself After A Different Johnson

Sunday, June 27, 2021

The county was first named after a slave-owning former vice president who had no connection to Iowa. Now it will be named for Lulu Merle Johnson: the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in the state.

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Rescuers Recover Additional Body From Florida Building Collapse, Death Toll At 5

Saturday, June 26, 2021

With the fire under some sense of control, rescuers were able to search the disaster site more effectively Saturday. Another body was found, bringing the death toll to five, with 156 unaccounted for.

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