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Air New Zealand will give travel-hungry Kiwis the chance to get vaccinated on a plane

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Air New Zealand will turn one of its 787s into a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Auckland Airport on Saturday. It's part of a broader day of action aimed at boosting the country's vaccination rate.

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Moccasin maker Minnetonka has apologized for appropriating Native American culture

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The shoe company started in 1946 as one of many that sold Native-inspired moccasins to roadside gift shops. Its CEO apologized for profiting off Indigenous culture and outlined a plan for giving back.

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Ruthie Tompson, an animator with the longest history at Disney, dies at 111

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Ruthie Tompson's painting and animation work at the Walt Disney Company dates back to the 1920s — from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Rescuers.

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Lego says it will work to rid its toys of harmful gender bias

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The toy company says it will work to make its products and marketing more inclusive, citing new research into how kids and parents gender creativity.

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Here are the highlights from a historic Boston Marathon

Monday, October 11, 2021

Monday's race strayed from tradition in a few ways: It was the first in-person Boston Marathon since April 2019 and the first to take place in the fall. It also coincided with Indigenous Peoples' Day.

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More Southwest Airlines flight disruptions follow a weekend of cancellations

Monday, October 11, 2021

Hundreds of Southwest Airlines flights are either canceled or delayed on Monday, after a weekend of disruptions that the carrier has blamed on air traffic control issues and weather conditions.

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Maya Angelou, Sally Ride and other trailblazing women will be featured on U.S. coins

Thursday, October 07, 2021

For a limited time beginning next year, the U.S. Mint will issue quarters honoring women from history. The first batch celebrates icons in civil rights, politics, humanities and science.

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Authorities are investigating antisemitic graffiti found on Auschwitz barracks

Thursday, October 07, 2021

Auschwitz Memorial officials call the vandalism "an outrageous attack on the symbol of one of the greatest tragedies in human history."

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A handful of the world's newly crowned 50 best restaurants are in the U.S.

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

This year's list of the 50 best restaurants in the world includes six American eateries, all in either New York or California.

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The Justice Department will address threats against school officials and staff

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland is directing federal authorities to meet with local law enforcement about the spike in violent threats against school board members, teachers and others.

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A new report shows just how much climate change is killing the world's coral reefs

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Rising ocean temperatures killed 14% of the world's coral reefs, a new analysis finds. But it's not without hope: Experts say many can recover if immediate action is taken to curb future warming.

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Eminem surprises fans at the opening of his 'Mom's Spaghetti' restaurant in Detroit

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The shop, named after a line in his seminal song "Lose Yourself," is in the rapper's hometown. It's a brick-and-mortar version of a pop-up shop Eminem's team started in 2017.

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This New Canadian Holiday Reflects On The Legacy Of Indigenous Residential Schools

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The holiday commemorates the roughly 150,000 Indigenous children who were taken from their families and forced to attend boarding schools in an effort to assimilate them into Canadian society.

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What's An Unreleased John Lennon Tape Worth? Nearly $60K, According To This Bidder

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The 33-minute recording captures Lennon and Yoko Ono talking to student journalists during their 1970 stay in Denmark. He also sings "Radio Peace," a song that is not believed to exist anywhere else.

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Britney Spears Has A Chance To Be Free From Her Father Today. Here's What To Know

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Spears and her father have petitioned to end his conservatorship role. But there are a few ways the judge could rule, including denying their petitions, replacing him or terminating the arrangement.

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Workers Escape From A Canadian Mine After A 10-Hour Vertical Climb

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Most of the 39 trapped miners have reached the surface after climbing more than half a mile on a series of ladders. The Totten mine elevator system was damaged on Sunday.

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Thousands Of Pounds Of DiGiorno Frozen Pizza Have Been Recalled Over Allergy Concerns

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The Crispy Pan Crust pepperoni pizza product carton may actually contain frozen three-meat pizza, which is made with textured soy protein, an allergen that may not be reflected on the label.

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Officials Are Investigating A Fire At The National Susan B. Anthony Museum And House

Monday, September 27, 2021

The damage was limited to the back porch of the historic house, where suffragist Susan B. Anthony lived in the 19th century. The Rochester Fire Department is investigating the source of the blaze.

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Meet The First 2 Black Women To Be Inducted Into The National Inventors Hall Of Fame

Monday, September 27, 2021

Dr. Patricia Bath transformed cataract surgery and fought to eradicate preventable blindness. Marian Croak pioneered the technology behind audio and video conferencing and text-to-donate services.

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New York May Use The National Guard To Replace Unvaccinated Health Care Workers

Sunday, September 26, 2021

The state's vaccine mandate for hospital and nursing home workers takes effect on Monday, and officials are bracing for staffing shortages. Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced a plan for filling them.

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