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2 blood pressure drugs recalled because of concern about cancer-causing ingredient

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Lupin Pharmaceuticals is voluntarily recalling certain dosages of irbesartan tablets and irbesartan and hydrochlorothiazide tablets distributed in 30- and 90-count bottles nationwide.

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Xbox mini fridges started as a meme. Now they're real, and all sold out

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Microsoft released the mini fridge for online preorder Tuesday after months of memes and anticipation. They fridges sold out almost immediately.

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San Francisco shut down its In-N-Out for not checking patrons' vaccination status

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

San Francisco's only In-N-Out location still hasn't reopened for indoor dining. The restaurant violated public health requirements by allowing customers to enter without showing proof of vaccination.

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A mental health nonprofit turned down donations from Jamie Lynn Spears' book sales

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The group This Is My Brave faced criticism from fans who see the actress as complicit in her sister Britney's conservatorship ordeal.

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This floppy 13-year-old pug can tell you what kind of day you're going to have

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Jonathan Graziano and his 13-year-old pug, Noodle, have won over TikTok for their near-daily games of "no bones," which predict the day's mood based on whether Noodle stands up or flops down in bed.

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Kanye West is now officially 'Ye'

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The change has been in the works since at least since 2018, when he released a studio album by that name. He has cited its biblical significance as "you," noting "So I'm you, I'm us, it's us."

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An Israeli scuba diver discovered a sword that likely belonged to a Crusader knight

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The amateur scuba diver stumbled upon a bunch of ancient artifacts near his local beach, including a large, 900-year-old iron sword encrusted with marine organisms.

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When this hedge fund buys local newspapers, democracy suffers

Monday, October 18, 2021

NPR's A Martínez talks to McKay Coppins of The Atlantic about how a hedge fund, Alden Global Capital, is buying and then gutting newspapers — and the implications for democracy.

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A New Zealand city is taking its official wizard off the payroll after over 2 decades

Friday, October 15, 2021

The Christchurch City Council will end its contract with Ian Brackenbury Channell, reportedly the world's only state-appointed wizard. The "Wizard of New Zealand" has had a long and unique career.

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La Niña is coming. Here's what that means for winter weather in the U.S.

Friday, October 15, 2021

The climate pattern known as La Niña generally brings winters that are drier and warmer than usual across the southern U.S. and cooler and wetter in the northern part of the country.

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A Missouri newspaper told the state about a security risk. Now it faces prosecution

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says it alerted officials to a security flaw on a state website. Gov. Mike Parson described it as a hack that be investigated and could cost taxpayers $50 million.

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This statue of Mary McLeod Bethune will soon make history at the U.S. Capitol

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The pioneering educator and civil rights activist will be the first Black person to have a state-commissioned statue in Statuary Hall. The statue was unveiled this week in her home state of Florida.

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Immerse yourself in nature with these 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year images

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The top two winners of the 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition were selected from more than 50,000 entries worldwide. They are a biologist from France and a 10-year-old from India.

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Eddie Jaku, Holocaust survivor and self-proclaimed happiest man on Earth, dies at 101

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Jaku spread his message of happiness and resilience in a popular TED Talk and 2020 memoir. He died in Sydney, where he co-founded the Sydney Jewish Museum and educated students about the Holocaust.

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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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