Joe Hernandez

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Why Liquor Shortages Caused By The COVID-19 Pandemic Persist In Some States

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Some producers can't source glass bottles, the cost to import liquor has gone up, and there is a shortage of truck drivers. Also, it just takes a long time to make some types of booze.

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Another Flight Has Left Kabul's Airport, This Time With 28 U.S. Citizens On Board

Saturday, September 18, 2021

The Qatar Airways charter flight, which was the latest departure from the country now under Taliban control, also included seven U.S. permanent residents.

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Hundreds Rally In Support Of Capitol Riot Suspects Amid Heightened Police Presence

Saturday, September 18, 2021

The crowds were demonstrating in support of people who are accused of participating in the Jan. 6 insurrection, which left several people dead.

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Mayim Bialik And Ken Jennings Will Host 'Jeopardy!' Through The End Of The Year

Thursday, September 16, 2021

The announcement is the latest development in Jeopardy!'s troubled search for a new host following the November death of longtime presenter Alex Trebek.

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You Can Scrap The Password For Your Microsoft Account And Sign In With An App

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Microsoft users will be able to access their accounts using an app or a code sent to their phone or email. Company officials say it will make logging on both easier and safer.

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Sir Walter Raleigh's Colony Vanished Over 400 Years Ago. Scientists Are Still Looking

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Archaeologists hope a new search will unearth clues about what happened to 117 men, women and children who vanished from a North Carolina settlement.

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Fort Hood Should Be Renamed After The 1st Hispanic 4-Star General, Lawmakers Say

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The federal government is continuing to decide how it will rename bases across the U.S. named after Confederate service members, a mandate included in the defense bill approved by Congress in January.

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A Hungry Hungry Rhino Escaped His Pen At An Omaha Zoo To Munch On Grass

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

When your penmates have eaten all your snacks, what's a guy to do? Workers at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium found 13-year-old Jontu, an Indian one-horned rhino, chowing down just behind his barn.

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AAH! Two Companies Could Pay You $1,300 To Watch Horror Movies This Halloween

Monday, September 13, 2021

Both DISH Network and the website FinanceBuzz are offering a financial reward to lucky scary movie fans who watch a selected list of frightening flicks.

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A Beachfront Property Taken From A Black Family A Century Ago May Soon Be Returned

Friday, September 10, 2021

The California Legislature approved a bill that would let county officials give Bruce's Beach back to the family that owned it nearly a century ago. It now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom for his signature.

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A Football-Shaped Animal Species Is Discovered In A 500-Million-Year-Old Shale

Thursday, September 09, 2021

The Titanokorys gainesi, which is now extinct, was a 1 1/2-foot-long sea animal — gigantic for its time — with a large protective shell over its head, a toothed mouth and a pair of spiny claws.

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The 1st International Flight Since The U.S. Evacuated Leaves Kabul

Thursday, September 09, 2021

About 200 people, including some Americans, departed the Afghan capital on Thursday. Officials said this was not an evacuation flight, but rather that people were leaving of their own free will.

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Mochica, One Of The World's Oldest Penguins, Dies At 31

Thursday, September 09, 2021

The flightless bird with an outsize persona personally greeted thousands of guests in his lifetime and was said to prefer the company of humans over his fellow penguins.

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At Least 13 Miami-Dade School Workers Have Died Of COVID-19 In Less Than A Month

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

Those who died include teachers, bus drivers, a security worker and a cafeteria manager. "It is a bruising statistic that we need to absolutely internalize," said Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho.

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El Salvador Just Became The First Country To Accept Bitcoin As Legal Tender

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Advocates of Bitcoin, including President Nayib Bukele, say the policy that took effect Tuesday was historic. But the rollout was marred by technical glitches and some political opposition.

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Soccer Player Jean-Pierre Adams, Who Was In A Coma For Nearly 40 Years, Dies

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

The star defender, who was born in Senegal and played for major clubs in France as well as the French national squad, fell into a coma during a botched operation in 1982. He died on Monday at age 73.

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Climate Change Is Threatening Komodo Dragons, Earth's Largest Living Lizards

Saturday, September 04, 2021

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List, an assessment of the health of tens of thousands of species, Komodo dragons went from "vulnerable" to "endangered."

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'Parasite's Park Seo-joon May Soon Star In A Marvel Movie

Saturday, September 04, 2021

The South Korean actor's agency said the name of the film would be announced later, but reports have speculated that it is The Marvels, an upcoming sequel to the 2019 hit Captain Marvel.

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Stunned By Ida, The Northeast Begins To Recover And Worry About The Next Storm

Saturday, September 04, 2021

At least 49 people are confirmed dead, and in some areas, the search for the missing continues. Residents digging out from the wreckage are asking whether the region is prepared for the next storm.

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Feds Are Reportedly Looking Into Why McDonald's Ice-Cream Machines Are Always Busted

Thursday, September 02, 2021

It's well known among connoisseurs of the fast-food giant's frozen desserts that McDonald's ice-cream machines often break down. It can make McFlurries, shakes and other treats unattainable.

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