Joe Hernandez

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The FDA is probing whether the Moderna vaccine can cause a rare side effect in teens

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Moderna says the FDA is looking into reports of a rare side effect — myocarditis, or the inflammation of the heart muscle — in those who've gotten the shot.

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The video game platform Roblox says it's back online after outage

Sunday, October 31, 2021

The California company said it was back online on Sunday evening after a multiday outage.

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Ado Campeol, the man known as the 'father of tiramisu,' has died

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Although his restaurant has been credited as the birthplace of the popular Italian dessert, it was actually Campeol's wife and one of Le Beccherie's chefs that apparently invented it.

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The U.S. issues the first passport with a nonbinary gender 'X' option

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

After a lawsuit, the Biden administration promised this year that it would make the documents more inclusive for people who identify as nonbinary, intersex or gender-nonconforming.

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Josh Cavallo becomes one of the few professional men's footballers to come out as gay

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

The Adelaide United midfielder announced that he was gay in a video posted to the team's Twitter account Tuesday.

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1 in 4 American Jews say they experienced antisemitism in the last year

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

A new report from American Jewish Committee also found that, out of fear of antisemitism, 39% of American Jews changed their behavior, such as by not wearing items that would identify them as Jewish.

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New York and New Jersey declare emergencies as heavy rain soaks the region

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The National Weather Service predicts as much as 6 inches of rain, with flash flooding possible in urban settings just weeks after Hurricane Ida pummeled the area.

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A man spent $57,789 in coronavirus relief aid on a Pokemon card, the feds say

Monday, October 25, 2021

Authorities didn't say which Pokemon card Vinath Oudomsine allegedly bought with the federal funds, but rare Pokemon cards have sold for tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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The Russian hacker group behind the SolarWinds attack is at it again, Microsoft says

Monday, October 25, 2021

According to Microsoft, the group is targeting technology companies that resell and provide cloud services and has been using phishing and password spray to gain entry to targeted networks.

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The fatal shooting of Halyna Hutchins is prompting calls to ban real guns from sets

Sunday, October 24, 2021

It isn't the first gun death on a set, but Hutchins' shooting has refocused attention on the safe use of firearms by the entertainment world and raised the question of whether they should be banned.

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Julie Green, who painted plates with the last meals of death row inmates, has died

Thursday, October 21, 2021

The ongoing project, entitled The Last Supper, featured prisoner's final meal requests, from a stuffed-crust meat lover's pizza to an apple pie to a Coke.

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Vienna museums' social media posts got rejected for nudity, so they're on OnlyFans

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The Vienna Tourist Board is taking posts of nude and partially nude artwork found in the city's museums to a subscription service after content was removed from other social media sites.

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The U.S. is ready to roll out the COVID vaccine once it's approved for kids age 5-11

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The White House says the U.S. has enough doses for the country's 28 million kids age 5 to 11 and has laid out a plan to get them inoculated as soon as the vaccine is authorized for the age group.

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Here's why Zillow won't be buying any more homes to renovate and resell this year

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Supply and labor shortages, and a backlog of work already underway, are to blame, the company says. But it will complete purchases that are already under contract in its program to flip properties.

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The Orionid meteor shower peaks this week, but it might not be much of a show

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

This year's Orionid shower coincides with a full moon, whose bright glow will make it hard for us here on Earth to see the meteors.

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Jury selection has begun in the trial of the 3 men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery

Monday, October 18, 2021

Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and their friend William "Roddie" Bryan have pleaded not guilty in the 2020 killing of Arbery as he jogged in a residential neighborhood in Georgia.

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Carmen Mola was a popular Spanish novelist. Three male writers made her up

Monday, October 18, 2021

Antonio Mercero, Agustín Martínez and Jorge Díaz not only created a series of highly successful novels in Mola's name, but also invented the author herself.

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What you need to know about the start of the trial in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Monday, October 18, 2021

Three white men are accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man shot and killed as he was jogging down a residential street after being chased by pickup trucks. Jury selection begins Monday.

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Protester shot by Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha is now suing Wisconsin authorities

Sunday, October 17, 2021

The lawsuit alleges that authorities in Kenosha not only knew that armed vigilantes planned to patrol the protest attended by Black Lives Matter supporters, but also encouraged their participation.

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More than 10,000 John Deere workers go on strike after failing to reach a contract

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The union UAW said it was unable to reach an agreement on a new contract with the company, which is known for its signature green and yellow farm equipment.

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