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Female handball players will no longer have to wear bikini bottoms

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

The rule change is an apparent victory for Norway's female handball team after it was fined for wearing shorts rather than the requisite bikini bottoms over the summer.

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How loss of historical lands makes Native Americans more vulnerable to climate change

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

Indigenous nations across the U.S. lost nearly 99% of their historical land base over time, new research shows. What little land they have left is especially vulnerable to climate change risks.

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The best celebrity Halloween costumes of 2021

Monday, November 01, 2021

The only thing better than celebrating Halloween is catching up on the internet's best costumes the next morning.

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An actor has been charged with vandalizing a New York City statue of George Floyd

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Micah Beals has been charged with criminal mischief in connection with the Oct. 3 incident. Under a stage name, he's played minor roles in television shows like "Parks and Recreation" and "CSI: NY."

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Fox anchor Neil Cavuto urged viewers to get vaccinated. Then came the death threats

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Cavuto, who is immunocompromised, encouraged viewers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 after announcing his own breakthrough infection. When he returned to the air, he brought their emails with him.

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Texas' new law restricts transgender athletes' participation on school sports teams

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Texas is the latest state to prohibit transgender youth from playing on sports teams that align with their gender identity.

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Here's why the smell of pumpkin spice moves us, according to science

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The appeal of pumpkin spice has a lot to do with how we associate smells and flavors with fall — despite the fact that the flavoring doesn't contain any actual pumpkin.

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Why some fans say the Braves vs. Astros World Series is a matchup of good vs. evil

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

World Series action starts Tuesday night between the Astros and the Braves. The Astros have been in the series three of the past five years. The Braves haven't been there since 1999.

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Ohio reverses course after its new license plates showed the Wright Flyer backwards

Monday, October 25, 2021

Ohio had to quickly revise its design after realizing the original showed a plane pushing a banner instead of pulling it. North Carolina, where the historic flight took place, weighed in, too.

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Top film school honors Halyna Hutchins with a scholarship for female cinematographers

Monday, October 25, 2021

The American Film Institute created a scholarship in honor of Halyna Hutchins, who was killed by a prop gun on the set of "Rust." The fund will support aspiring female cinematographers.

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Today is Purple Thursday. Here's what that means

Thursday, October 21, 2021

National and local organizations are encouraging people to raise awareness about domestic violence by flooding social media with pictures of themselves wearing purple.

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The world's largest movie theater chain is adding open captions at 240 U.S. locations

Thursday, October 21, 2021

The world's largest movie theater chain is adding onscreen captioning to 240 locations across the U.S. in an effort to make moviegoing more accessible.

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, wrote a letter to Congress calling for paid family leave

Thursday, October 21, 2021

As Democrats keep working towards a scaled-back spending bill, the Duchess of Sussex urged them not to "compromise or negotiate" over a national paid family leave program.

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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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