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Colorado Sues Postal Service For Alleged Misinformation In Flyers On Mail-In Voting

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Colorado sued the U.S. Postal Service for sending voters a nationally distributed flyer that reportedly includes misinformation on mail-in voting. A judge has issued a restraining order.

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Major League Baseball Drops Marijuana, Adds Opioids, Cocaine To 'Drugs Of Abuse' List

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The changes follow the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found with opioids and alcohol in his system.

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Despite Warning Of 2nd Eruption, NZ Teams Recover 6 Bodies On White Island

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Specialists went to the volcanic island Friday morning local time in a dangerous operation, as scientists warned of a roughly even likelihood of a fresh eruption. Eight people were killed Monday.

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YouTube Announces New Anti-Harassment Policy To Fight Racial, Gender, LGBTQ Abuse

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The Google-owned company has faced scrutiny in the past for failing to protect its users from harassment. It announced new policies Wednesday in an attempt to address the criticism.

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New Zealand Scrambles To Treat Burn Victims From Volcanic Eruption

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Officials have ordered cadaver skin for injured tourists following Monday's deadly eruption on White Island. Health officials reported some patients received burns on at least 30% of their bodies.

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New Statue Unveiled In Response To Richmond's Confederate Monuments

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Kehinde Wiley's new sculpture mimics one of Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart. The new work stands in front of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, a mile from its inspiration.

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At 34, Finland's Sanna Marin Set To Become World's Youngest Sitting Prime Minister

Monday, December 09, 2019

She was nominated to lead the Social Democratic party on Sunday after her predecessor stepped down. The four other parties in her coalition are all led by women.

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4 Dead After Armed Robbers Hijack UPS Truck

Friday, December 06, 2019

Police officers in South Florida exchanged gunfire with two armed robbers Thursday. The resulting skirmish ended with both suspects dead, along with a hostage and a bystander.

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'Britain's Most Famous Christmas Tree' Criticized For Looking Sparse, Droopy And Sad

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Every year, a Norwegian city gives London a Christmas tree in gratitude for British aid during World War II. However, many are not impressed with this year's present.

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Instagram Now Requires Users To Provide Their Age

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

The Facebook-owned social media giant will use the information to ensure a safer platform for younger users and more accurately targeted ads across the board.

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Widely Respected Japanese Humanitarian Among 6 Killed In Afghanistan Attack

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Tetsu Nakamura, a native of Fukuoka, spent years working to improve living conditions in rural areas of Afghanistan. He was gunned down Wednesday along with five associates.

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At Harvard, Grad Students Form A Picket Line Over Wages, Health Care And Protections

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Union leaders and university officials have been negotiating for over a year, yet a contract has not been agreed to. Grad students began an indefinite strike on the university's last day of classes.

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Winter Storm Reaches Northeast, Smothering Region With 1st Major Snow Of The Season

Monday, December 02, 2019

The post-Thanksgiving travel rush has ended, but the winter storm continues to bear down in the New England region, causing hundreds of flight cancellations and delays.

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Hundreds Of Flights Canceled, Thousands More Delayed As Winter Storm Moves East

Sunday, December 01, 2019

The post-Thanksgiving travel rush is due to get even more hectic, as heavy snow and ice accumulation is expected to continue battering regions across the United States on Sunday.

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Following Backlash, Twitter Offers to 'Memorialize' Accounts Of The Deceased

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

The company received criticism over plans to delete inactive accounts. It later clarified that deletions will not occur until after a "memorial" function is introduced.

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Pennsylvania Reforms Childhood Sex Abuse Laws In Response To Clergy Scandal

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

After a grand jury implicated more than 300 priests in a statewide sex scandal, nearly every case was too old to be prosecuted. Legislators say that problem inspired these new laws.

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Islamic State 'Not Present On The Internet Anymore' Following European Operation

Monday, November 25, 2019

European Union authorities said they worked with popular online services - such as Google and Twitter - to remove videos, social media accounts and communication channels used by the Islamic State.

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Jake Burton Carpenter, Snowboarding Pioneer, Dies At 65

Friday, November 22, 2019

The founder of the massive snowboarding brand Burton Snowboards died Wednesday from complications due to cancer. He was 65.

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A Rare Meteor Shower May Grace The Skies Thursday

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Some scientists predict the Alpha Monocerotids meteor shower will be visible at 11:50 p.m. ET. However, one NASA expert is skeptical of the forecast.

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Hitler's Birth Home In Austria Will Become A Police Station

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Austrian officials hope the decision to turn the three-story building in the town of Braunau am Inn into a police station will be a deterrent to those who would make the site a neo-Nazi shrine.

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