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Johnson & Johnson Targeted Black Women With Products Linked To Cancer, Lawsuit Says

Thursday, July 29, 2021

The complaint claims the New Jersey-based company made Black women a "central part" of its business strategy but failed to warn them about the potential dangers of the powder products it was selling.

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Tiny San Marino — Population 34,000 — Just Won Its First Ever Olympic Medal

Thursday, July 29, 2021

On Thursday, Alessandra Perilli won the bronze medal in the women's trap shooting final, a first for the microstate entirely hemmed in by Italy.

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Activision Blizzard Workers Are Walking Out After The Studio's Sexual Harassment Suit

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

A group of employees urged the video game company to work with them on four demands, including an end to mandatory arbitration clauses in employee contracts and the release of salary and other data.

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It's So Hot In Tokyo That Officials Are Having To Reschedule The Tennis Matches

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Officials say they will start Olympic matches in the afternoons to avoid some of the sweltering heat that forced one player to withdraw from her match and another to warn a judge, "I can die."

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A Group Of Michigan Lawmakers Used Coronavirus Relief Funds For $65,000 In Bonuses

Monday, July 26, 2021

After public criticism and a determination from the county's top prosecutor that the payments to elected officials were illegal, the commissioners vowed to return their hazard payments.

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After A Rough Day For Team USA, Simone Biles Says The Pressure Is Getting To Her

Monday, July 26, 2021

Simone Biles, arguably the greatest gymnast in history, says she feels like the "the weight of the world" is on her shoulders.

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California Sues Gaming Giant Activision Blizzard Over Unequal Pay, Sexual Harassment

Thursday, July 22, 2021

The studio behind Call of Duty and World of Warcraft is facing a civil lawsuit over allegations of gender discrimination, sexual harassment and equal pay violations. The company disputes the claims.

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Men's Spending Habits Result In More Carbon Emissions Than Women's, A Study Finds

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Men spend their money on greenhouse gas-emitting goods and services, such as meat and fuel, at a much higher rate than women, Swedish researchers found.

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Maria Taylor Is Leaving ESPN After A Colleague's Remarks About Race Went Public

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

The sports network announced Wednesday that it was unable to reach agreement on a contract extension for Taylor. Her final appearance for the network was Tuesday night's NBA Finals telecast.

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Why There Are Few Openly Gay Athletes In Men's Professional Sports

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Two athletes recently coming out has highlighted the dearth of openly gay players in the world of U.S. men's professional sports, often dubbed "the last closet" for its lack of LGBTQ representation.

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Luke Prokop Comes Out As Gay And Makes NHL History

Monday, July 19, 2021

The 19-year-old prospect for the Nashville Predators is the first NHL player, active or retired, to come out. "Living my authentic life will allow me to bring my whole self to the rink," Prokop said.

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One Of The Deadliest U.S. Accidental Structural Collapses Happened 40 Years Ago Today

Saturday, July 17, 2021

The condo building failure in Surfside, Fla., is reminiscent of the July 17, 1981, collapse of two elevated walkways at the Kansas City, Mo., Hyatt Regency that killed 114 people and injured over 200.

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U.S. Consumer Agency Sues Amazon To Force A Recall Of Potentially Hazardous Products

Thursday, July 15, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the giant online retailer had to accept responsibility for the potentially unsafe products listed on its platform and recall them.

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Baseballs, Rings, Wine Bottles: How Crews Handle Property Found At Fla. Collapse Site

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Crews continue to find the bodies of those who died during a recent condo collapse. There is another objective for those sifting through the rubble: collecting the property of the victims.

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Rescue And Recovery Teams At Florida Condo Collapse Navigate Stress Of The Tragedy

Sunday, July 11, 2021

In Surfside, Fla., rescue and recovery crews are among those struggling with tremendous grief over the condo building's collapse. Some who do such work repeatedly have found ways to cope.

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The Latest From The Recovery Effort At The Surfside, Fla., Condo Collapse

Saturday, July 10, 2021

We'll have the latest on the collapse of the condo building in Surfside, Florida, where the rescue mission has ended and crews are now focusing on recovering bodies in piles of concrete.

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Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse Is Assassinated, Shocking The Unstable Nation

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

Acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph said a group of people attacked the president's private residence and killed him, calling it an "odious, barbaric" act.

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Florida Condo Deaths Climb To 36 As Officials Try To Pinpoint The Number Of Missing

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Some 109 people were unaccounted for, though local officials said they had only been able to confirm that about 70 of those people were in the building at the time of the collapse.

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U.S. Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson Is Suspended After A Positive Marijuana Test

Friday, July 02, 2021

Richardson has accepted a one-month suspension after testing positive for THC, the main psychoactive component of marijuana.

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The 'Human Error' That's Snarling The New York City Mayor's Race

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

City officials admitted they failed to remove 135,000 test ballots from the election management system before starting to count the real votes from Election Day and early voting, skewing the results.

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