Joe Hernandez

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Sellers who ship through Amazon will see a new 5% fuel and inflation surcharge

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

The new fee doesn't apply to sellers who use third party delivery services or ship orders themselves. Inflation in the U.S. stands at a 40-year high.

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Police have arrested Frank R. James, the Brooklyn subway shooting suspect

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Ten people were shot during Tuesday morning's rush hour and another 13 people suffered injuries ranging from smoke inhalation to falls and panic attacks, authorities said.

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Credit firm TransUnion used deceptive marketing and 'dark patterns,' lawsuit alleges

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

TransUnion used digital tricks called "dark patterns," such as putting information in low-contrast fine print and in an image that took longer to load than the rest of the webpage, regulators say.

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Florida lawmakers let DeSantis draw a congressional map after he vetoed the last one

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Gov. Ron DeSantis, a potential Republican presidential aspirant, has been pushing a map that's considered more advantageous to his party.

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Several tornadoes reportedly touched down in Arkansas overnight

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

The National Weather Service in Little Rock issued a rare tornado warning around 8:15 p.m. local time on Monday for areas north of the state's capital and most populous city.

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A shortage of baby formula is worsening and causing some stores to limit sales

Monday, April 11, 2022

Some 29% of baby formula products were out of stock at retailers across the U.S. during the week of March 13, according to the firm Datasembly.

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U.S. citizens can now choose the gender 'X' on their passport applications

Monday, April 11, 2022

The change took effect on Monday, with passport application forms on the government's website reflecting the third gender option in addition to "F" and "M" and making the document more inclusive.

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John Lennon's son, Julian, performs 'Imagine' for the 1st time, in support of Ukraine

Monday, April 11, 2022

Lennon suggested that the song represents "our collective desire for peace worldwide" and that it transports listeners to a place "where love and togetherness become our reality."

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Oklahoma's vote to ban most abortions comes at a key moment for reproductive rights

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

It's the latest conservative legislature to approve a new restriction on abortion, as the country awaits a Supreme Court decision that could upend Roe v. Wade.

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The number of billionaires has fallen (but they're worth a collective $12.7 trillion)

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

There are 87 fewer billionaires on this year's list than in 2021, and their total wealth dipped by $400 billion, the outlet reported.

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Biden's Coast Guard pick would become the 1st woman to command a military branch

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

President Biden has nominated Adm. Linda Fagan to serve as the next commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. Fagan, who has served on all seven continents, is currently the Coast Guard's second-in-command.

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The right to abortion in Colorado is now guaranteed under state law

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

Colorado joins 15 other states that have enacted laws to protect abortion, while the U.S. Supreme Court considers a challenge to Roe v. Wade and conservative legislatures take aim at the practice.

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Twitter is working on an edit feature and says it didn't need Musk's help to do it

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

News broke this week that Musk had taken a 9% stake in the company, becoming its single largest shareholder. Musk polled users on whether they want the ability to edit their tweets.

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Police arrest 2 brothers in connection with Sacramento's deadliest mass shooting

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

The second suspect was found at the scene of the Sunday morning shooting with what police described as "serious injuries from gunfire."

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A construction project caused damage to 100-million-year-old dinosaur tracks in Utah

Monday, April 04, 2022

A project to replace the boardwalk at the Mill Canyon Dinosaur Tracksite in Moah, Utah, cause minor damage to tracks and trace fossils at the site, a Bureau of Land Management paleontologist found.

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Pro-Putin leaders in Hungary and Serbia win reelection as Europe grapples with war

Monday, April 04, 2022

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban easily sailed to victory against a coalition of political opponents from the left and right, while Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic won a second term.

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6 people are dead and 12 injured in a shooting in Sacramento

Sunday, April 03, 2022

Police Chief Kathy Lester is asking for the public's help in identifying those responsible.

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Europe has designs on making the 'fast fashion' industry more sustainable

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Under the proposal, the European Commission would set new durability standards and require companies to include how sustainable and recyclable a clothing item is on its label.

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A U.S. and 2 Russian astronauts return to Earth together following a trip to space

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

A NASA astronaut and the Russian cosmonauts parachute-landed in Kazakhstan on Wednesday after a trip back to Earth from the International Space Station, in a rare instance of U.S.-Russia cooperation.

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Pink Floyd, a flamingo on the lam from a Kansas zoo since 2005, is seen again in Texas

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

A video posted by the Coastal Fisheries Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shows the fugitive flamingo wading into Cox Bay about 120 miles southwest of Houston.

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