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AMC Theatres will soon charge according to where you choose to sit

Tuesday, February 07, 2023

AMC Theatres will charge more to sit in the middle of the auditorium, and less to sit on the front rows. The pricing model has already been implemented in select U.S. markets.

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Hundreds of ready-to-eat foods are recalled over possible listeria contamination

Monday, February 06, 2023

The foods are sold under dozens of different brand names, but all recalled products say Fresh Creative Cuisine on the bottom of the label. The recall affects items sold in nine East Coast states.

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When the seas rise in Senegal, so do the fortunes of far-right parties in Europe

Monday, February 06, 2023

Sweeping global trends are changing the world. As climate change heats up the planet and pushes people to migrate, far-right politicians see both a threat and an opportunity.

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Iowa Alzheimer's care facility is fined $10,000 after pronouncing a living woman dead

Saturday, February 04, 2023

The woman was unresponsive, and nurses were unable to detect her breathing. A state agency report found the facility "failed to ensure residents received dignified treatment and care at end of life."

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A Eurasian eagle owl has escaped from the Central Park Zoo and is still loose

Friday, February 03, 2023

The owl, who lives in the Central Park Zoo in Manhattan, was discovered missing around 8:30 p.m. Thursday after its exhibit was found vandalized. Zoo employees have eyes on the owl.

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SNAP recipients will lose their pandemic boost and may face other reductions by March

Thursday, February 02, 2023

Congress ended the temporary benefit meant to help low-income households with pandemic-era hardships. A huge increase in Social Security benefits may mean some households see further SNAP reductions.

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Two YouTubers from popular Schaffrillas Productions have died in a car crash

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Christopher Schaffer, 25, and Patrick Phyrillas, 22, were pronounced dead at the crash site in Pennsylvania. James Phyrillas — Patrick's brother — was in stable condition in the hospital on Tuesday.

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A mysterious flying spiral above Hawaiian night sky likely caused by SpaceX launch

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

A Japanese telescope captured images of the shape on Jan. 18. It was likely caused by the sun illuminating leftover fuel expelled from the rocket of a SpaceX launch.

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The Jonas Brothers receive Walk of Fame star and announce new album's release date

Monday, January 30, 2023

The pop group, composed of brothers Joe, Kevin and Nick Jonas, formed in 2005. Their next album, titled The Album, will be released May 5.

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A curious Colorado bear strikes a pose for 400 selfies on a wildlife camera

Friday, January 27, 2023

Photoshoots are an unintended — but amusing — use of the cameras. The Open Space and Mountain Parks department in Boulder, Colo., set up nine of them to learn about and protect local wildlife.

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We need native seeds in order to respond to climate change, but there aren't enough

Friday, January 27, 2023

Native seeds are crucial for land restoration efforts after disasters, which will grow more extreme as climate change worsens. "Time is of the essence" to bank sufficient seeds, a new report says.

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Southwest faces investigation over holiday travel disaster as it posts a $220M loss

Thursday, January 26, 2023

The Department of Transportation says it is looking into the airline's flight scheduling practices and will hold it accountable for refunds. The 16,700 canceled flights cost Southwest $800 million.

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What tracking one Walmart store's prices for years taught us about the economy

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Inside our shopping cart is a story of global trade, extreme weather, shrinking packages and rising prices.

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'Sesame Street' co-creator Lloyd Morrisett dies at 93

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Sparked in part by the civil rights movement, the show aimed to teach children basic skills. His hope was to "help those children who would otherwise not succeed in school, do better," he said.

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Panic! at the Disco is ending after nearly two decades

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Brendon Urie, the band's frontman and last remaining original member, made the announcement on Instagram. He said with he and his wife expecting their first child, he wants to focus on his family.

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M&M's replaces its spokescandies with Maya Rudolph after Tucker Carlson's rants

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

The Fox News host attacked the minor brand changes as "woke" and declared that M&M's wouldn't stop until "you're totally turned off." Maya Rudolph will replace the cartoons as M&M's spokeswoman.

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Disney World's Splash Mountain runs dry, as the iconic ride closes for good

Monday, January 23, 2023

Sunday was the last day for the ride in the Florida park. Controversy surrounded the ride, based on the 1946 film Song of the South and its racist themes. It will relaunch as Tiana's Bayou Adventure.

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Looking for Amazon alternatives for ethical shopping? Here are some ideas

Monday, January 23, 2023

Amazon ended its charity donation program, AmazonSmile, after a series of other cost-cutting measures. Many shoppers expressed disapproval on social media and have been searching for alternatives.

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Nearly 6-pound 'Toadzilla' found in Australia breaks the record for largest toad

Friday, January 20, 2023

Cane toads are notorious pests in Australia, colonizing habitats and poisoning other wildlife. Park rangers euthanized the 5.95-pound animal, whose body will be donated to the Queensland Museum.

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Amazon ends its charity donation program AmazonSmile after other cost-cutting efforts

Thursday, January 19, 2023

The company says the AmazonSmile program didn't have enough financial impact. But some charities say the support "made a huge difference," and shoppers have expressed disapproval on social media.

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