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A North Carolina Principal Rethinks The Classroom And Brings Students Outdoors

Thursday, August 19, 2021

For students at Foust Elementary in Greensboro, an outdoor classroom is helping smooth the transition to in-person lessons.

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Sues NASA Over A Lunar Lander Contract Given To Rival SpaceX

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

In April, NASA chose Elon Musk's SpaceX to receive a highly sought-after $2.9 billion contract. It would involve the first spacecraft to land humans on the moon since 1972.

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Frozen Shrimp Sold At Target, Whole Foods And Meijer Is Recalled

Monday, August 16, 2021

The FDA has expanded a nationwide recall of shrimp products from Avanti Frozen Foods sold at major retailers. So far, nine people in four states have contracted salmonella; three were hospitalized.

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Thousands In Germany Thought They Had Their Vaccine. It May Have Been Saline Instead

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

More than 8,000 people may have been given a fake COVID vaccine in the spring. A nurse is suspected of making the switch.

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The 2020 Election Is Back In Court, As Dominion Sues Conservative Media Outlets

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Dominion Voting Systems claims that Newsmax and One America News spread disproven 2020 election fraud claims that greatly damaged the company.

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For The 1st Time In Recorded History, Smoke From Wildfires Reaches The North Pole

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Smoke from forest fires in Siberia also has stretched to Mongolia, Canada and Greenland. The fires are already an unusual occurrence for a region known as one of the coldest places on the planet.

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An Executive Assistant To Andrew Cuomo Goes Public With Allegations Of Harassment

Monday, August 09, 2021

Brittany Commisso has alleged New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo engaged in a pattern of sexual harassment for years, groping her on numerous occasions. She had earlier discussed her allegations anonymously.

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Canadian Soccer Player Quinn Becomes The First Out Trans And Nonbinary Gold Medalist

Friday, August 06, 2021

Quinn is one of a handful of athletes this year who became the first trans and nonbinary athletes to compete in the Olympics.

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Dutch Runner Who Fell During Her Race Went On To Win Gold. She's Aiming For 2 More

Monday, August 02, 2021

Sifan Hassan is going for it: three gold medals in three races. She's already won gold in one of them — the women's 5,000 meter race.

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All The Olympic Firsts That Happened In The First Week Of Competition

Friday, July 30, 2021

It's already been a historic Games and it's not over yet.

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Here's How The Olympics Decide What Sports To Include — And Which To Leave Out

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

This year it's skateboarding. In 2024, breakdancing will be an Olympic sport. Wondering how those decisions are made? Here's what it takes for a new sport to make the Games.

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The U.S. Takes The Silver In Softball After Falling To Japan In Long-Awaited Rematch

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Japan took gold on Tuesday after a 2-0 win over Team USA. The game marked a rematch for the two teams, who battled it out for the gold in Beijing in 2008 with similar results.

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Cleveland's MLB Team Changes Its Name To Guardians After Years Of Backlash

Friday, July 23, 2021

Cleveland's Major League Baseball team has changed its name from the Indians to the Guardians, ridding itself of a previous name that many found highly offensive.

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The Sexualization Of Women In Sports Extends Even To What They Wear

Friday, July 23, 2021

One women's team is in a dispute over having to wear bikini bottoms for their uniforms. An athlete was told her briefs were too short. A lot needs to change to even the playing field, experts say.

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Why Indie Brands Are At War With Shein And Other Fast-Fashion Companies

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The fast-fashion giant is facing growing criticism from customers and independent designers, who say the brand has made it big by copying designs from small businesses.

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Why South Asian Baseball Fans Are Excited About Kumar Rocker's Future

Friday, July 16, 2021

Kumar Rocker is headed for the big leagues — literally. And his pick to pitch for the New York Mets is monumental for people who haven't seen themselves represented in baseball very often.

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Parts Of The Amazon Rainforest Are Now Releasing More Carbon Than They Absorb

Thursday, July 15, 2021

New research published in the journal Nature suggests that mass deforestation and fire have dramatically undercut the Amazon's ability to absorb heat-trapping carbon emissions.

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Jury Finds Capital Gazette Gunman Responsible And Rejects His Mental Illness Plea

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Jarrod Ramos, who carried out the attack on the Capital Gazette, admitted to five murders. On Thursday, a jury found he understood what he was doing.

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Knee Injury Will Keep Roger Federer From The Olympics — And A Goal That's Eluded Him

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

This year would have been Federer's fifth time competing in the Olympics. Many fans had hoped that the Tokyo Games would be his chance to take home a gold medal finally in the singles category.

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No Fast Music Or Fast Running: COVID Rules In Seoul Force Gym-Goers To Slow Down

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Officials are hoping the new rules will cut COVID case numbers. Gyms in the Seoul area are not allowed to play music faster than 120 beats per minute.

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