Merrit Kennedy

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CNN says Iran's president tried to make a hijab a condition for Amanpour interview

Thursday, September 22, 2022

CNN's Chief International Anchor Christiane Amanpour said her interview with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in New York was abruptly canceled when she refused to wear a headscarf.

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Mariah Carey says we should finally hear her secret 1995 grunge album

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Carey has shared that recordings of the alternative album with her lead vocals have been found. And she hinted that the elusive project will finally be released.

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The evolving narrative of what happened at Uvalde the day of the shooting

Friday, May 27, 2022

Law enforcement is still investigating the shooting at Robb Elementary School. But accounts from officials have offered a confusing look at the timeline of Tuesday's shooting.

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21 crosses stand in front of Uvalde's Robb Elementary to honor those who were killed

Thursday, May 26, 2022

"The children!" cries Linda Martinez, a retired pastor who came to the scene with a bouquet of flowers. "So young. I just can't believe it's real. We just have to help each other."

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While the gun control debate amplifies, the overwhelming emotion in Uvalde is grief

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

The small community of Uvalde, Texas is grieving one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.

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A retro computer museum in Mariupol beloved by children was attacked by Russia

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

"It's been a hobby of my life," said the owner of the retro computer collection that was hit by a Russian attack in the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol.

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Second gentleman Doug Emhoff tests positive for COVID-19

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The White House hasn't indicated if the husband of Vice President Harris, Douglas Emhoff, is experiencing symptoms. Harris has tested negative but is not participating in a White House event tonight.

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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall tests positive for COVID-19

Monday, February 14, 2022

Camilla is the wife of Prince Charles, who also received a positive test several days ago. Camilla tested negative that day and proceeded with three public engagements.

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Magawa, a heroic bomb-sniffing rat who is credited with saving lives, has died

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

"His contribution allows communities in Cambodia to live, work, and play; without fear of losing life or limb," the nonprofit APOPO said after the death of Magawa, an African giant pouched rat.

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A Michael Jackson jacket helped the FBI identify a suspected Capitol rioter

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Prosecutors said James Beeks, who played Judas in a Jesus Christ Superstar production and also works as a Michael Jackson impersonator, can be seen in photos and videos from Jan. 6 wearing the jacket.

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3 white men are found guilty of murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Travis McMichael; his father, Greg; and their neighbor William "Roddie" Bryan all faced nine criminal counts in Georgia state court, including felony murder, aggravated assault and false imprisonment.

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Soccer star Karim Benzema is found guilty of attempting to blackmail a teammate

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

A French court handed Benzema a one-year suspended jail sentence, finding him guilty of conspiring to blackmail former teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. Benzema denies the allegations.

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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, who said he was 'immunized,' reportedly has COVID

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

Green Bay would not explicitly confirm whether Rodgers tested positive and would not comment on whether he is vaccinated. Multiple media reports say the reigning NFL MVP is unvaccinated.

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Closing Ceremony Caps Off A Dramatic, Bittersweet And Ultimately Uplifting Olympics

Sunday, August 08, 2021

The ceremony organizers used artistic elements to show the athletes a taste of ordinary life in Japan, something they haven't been exposed to due to pandemic restrictions.

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The 14 Moments That Swept Us Away At The Tokyo Olympics

Sunday, August 08, 2021

NPR's team in Tokyo put together our favorite moments of the Games, where participants showed their athleticism, sportsmanship, and what motivated them to compete.

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U.S. Women Win 4x400, And Allyson Felix Becomes The Most Decorated U.S. Track Athlete

Saturday, August 07, 2021

The gold medal for U.S. star Allyson Felix brings her Olympic medal total up to 11, surpassing the record set by U.S. track legend Carl Lewis.

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U.S. Women's Water Polo Wins Olympic Gold, Aided By A Powerhouse Goalie

Saturday, August 07, 2021

Ashleigh Johnson, the first African American woman to make a U.S. Olympic water polo team, blocked 11 out of 15 shots from Spain during the gold medal match – a rate of 73%.

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U.S. Runner Molly Seidel Wins Olympic Bronze In Her Third Ever Marathon

Saturday, August 07, 2021

The 27-year-old from Wisconsin pulled off an upset and is leaving Japan with a bronze medal around her neck. Her first-ever marathon was when she qualified to run in the Olympics.

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Allyson Felix Now Has More Olympic Medals Than Any Female Track Athlete In History

Friday, August 06, 2021

U.S. track star Allyson Felix surpassed the record after winning bronze on Friday in the 400 meters at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Both U.S. Women Competing In The Olympic 400-Meter Final Are Moms

Friday, August 06, 2021

Allyson Felix and Quanera Hayes have spoken out about the joys of motherhood and the obstacles that female athletes face that men don't.

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