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A Chess Trailblazer Is Suing Netflix Over Her Portrayal In 'The Queen's Gambit'

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Georgian chess legend Nona Gaprindashvili is suing Netflix for defamation. At issue is a line in the show's final episode that falsely says she hadn't played against male opponents.

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Key Facts About The U.S. Latino Population To Kick Off Hispanic Heritage Month

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Pew Research Center has been tracking key facts and figures on U.S. Latinos for years. Here are some of the latest highlights.

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Comedians Pay Tribute To Beloved Ex-'SNL' Star Norm Macdonald

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Late-night talk show hosts, Saturday Night Live cast members and others are honoring the Canadian comedian, who died Tuesday.

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The Best Moments From The MTV VMAs

Monday, September 13, 2021

It was a big night for Olivia Rodrigo, Justin Bieber and Lil Nas X, among others, as MTV's Video Music Awards returned to the stage.

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Harvard University Will Stop Investing In Fossil Fuels After Years Of Public Pressure

Friday, September 10, 2021

Harvard University says it will stop investing its $41.9 billion endowment in the fossil fuel industry, citing the threat of climate change. Activists have called on the university to do so for years.

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Lorde Dropped A Surprise Mini-Album Of 'Solar Power' Tracks In The Māori Language

Thursday, September 09, 2021

The New Zealand singer worked with a team of language experts to re-record five of her new songs in the indigenous Māori language, released just in time for Māori Language Week.

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Jamie Lee Curtis Wins A Lifetime Achievement Award With 'Halloween Kills' On The Way

Thursday, September 09, 2021

The actress received the award at the Venice International Film Festival, saying she was accepting it on behalf of "all the courageous heroines of the world."

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Trump Loyalists Push Back As Biden Ousts Them From Military Academy Boards

Thursday, September 09, 2021

Kellyanne Conway, Sean Spicer and other former Trump administration officials slammed President Biden for asking them to leave their board positions or else face termination.

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Fact Check: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's Misleading Remarks On The State's Abortion Law

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

Abbott suggested victims of rape have "at least six weeks" to get an abortion if they choose under his state's new law. But the timeline is actually much shorter than that for most people.

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A Paralympic Sprinter Got Engaged To Her Running Partner Moments After Their Race

Thursday, September 02, 2021

Sprinter Keula Nidreia Pereira Semedo, who is visually impaired, didn't qualify for the semifinals. But she did accept a surprise proposal from her sighted partner, Manuel Antonio Vaz da Veiga.

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What Texas' New Abortion Law Means For The People Who Seek And Provide Them

Thursday, September 02, 2021

Kathy Kleinfeld with Houston Women's Reproductive Services discusses the tangible impact that Texas' restrictive new abortion law is already having on her clinic and would-be patients.

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These Afghan Athletes Finally Made It From Kabul To The Paralympics

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The two-person team arrived in Tokyo a week late, after the crisis in Afghanistan threatened to bar them from leaving their home country.

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Louisiana And Mississippi Were Overwhelmed By COVID-19 Cases. Then Ida Struck

Monday, August 30, 2021

The storm and pandemic pose a dual threat. "I hate to say it this way, but we have a lot of people on ventilators today and they don't work without electricity," Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said.

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Americans Could Feel Ida's Impact At The Gas Pump

Monday, August 30, 2021

At least four of the nine oil refineries in Ida's path are believed to have paused their operations ahead of the storm. AAA says it's too early to know the full impact until power is restored.

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How Paralympian David Brown Overcame His Fears To Become The Fastest Blind Runner

Sunday, August 29, 2021

David Brown already has one Paralympic medal under his belt. He and sighted guide Moray Steward hope to sprint their way to another in Tokyo.

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The U.S. Has Set Up A Mass Vaccination Site For Afghans Arriving In Virginia

Friday, August 27, 2021

Thousands of evacuees are entering through Dulles International Airport. A Biden administration official said the U.S. has opened a COVID-19 vaccination site nearby.

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Live Updates: ISIS-K Behind Kabul Attack That Killed Dozens. Biden Vows Revenge

Thursday, August 26, 2021

An Islamic State affiliate says it was behind the attacks that killed at least 13 U.S. service members and dozens of Afghans. Here's what we know right now.

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Meet Olympic Power Couple Hunter Woodhall And Tara Davis

Thursday, August 26, 2021

One notable member of Team USA's Paralympic delegation is Hunter Woodhall, a sprinter with two medals under his belt. His girlfriend, Tara Davis, competed in the Tokyo Olympics this summer.

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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul Discusses What It Will Take To Move The State Forward

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

New York's first female governor, Kathy Hochul, tells NPR there will be "no drama, no surprises" from her administration.

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The Paralympics Are Getting A Higher Profile And Have More Athletes Than Ever

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

With prime-time coverage and more competitors than ever before, the Tokyo Paralympic Games have a number of "firsts."

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