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 2021-10-12 09:46 

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There Might Finally Be a COVID Solution for Immunocompromised People Like Me...

A new use of a familiar drug might be our ticket out....

 2021-10-12 09:45 

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"What Exactly Is the Plan for Us?": Millions of Immunocompromised People, Left Behind by the Vaccine, Are Facing a Stark Future...

But their frustration might be finally boiling over into a ticket out....

 2021-10-12 09:30 

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Jon Gruden Is the NFL...

The now-former coach needed to be awfully comfortable to send those racist and homophobic emails....

 2021-10-11 21:50 

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Allen West, Unvaccinated Texas Gubernatorial Hopeful, Hospitalized With COVID-19...

The former lawmaker who is seeking the Republican nomination for governor of Texas said he was taking hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin....

 2021-10-11 19:56 

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State Department Investigating if Trump Officials Stole G7 Gift Bags Meant for Foreign Leaders...

There are lots of irregularities in the accounting of gifts the Trump administration received, including furs from Saudi Arabia that turned out to be fake....

 2021-10-11 16:50 

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U.S. Has Lost AI Race to China, According to Former Software Chief at Pentagon...

Nicolas Chaillan, who spent three years as the first chief software officer for the Air Force, resigned in protest....

 2021-10-11 14:21 

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What Does Francis Haugen Want From Facebook?...

From changing the algorithm to making the data more accessible, there's a lot that Facebook could do....

 2021-10-11 14:13 

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Merck Seeks FDA Approval for First Antiviral COVID Pill...

The drug, molnupiravir, cut hospitalization and death by half among people with a least one risk factor for severe disease....

 2021-10-11 09:45 

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If Social Media Can Be Unsafe for Kids, What Happens in VR?...

Mark Zuckerberg recently predicted that Facebook will be a "metaverse company" in five years. What does that mean for kids?...

 2021-10-11 09:42 

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Could U.S. Disengagement Calm Middle East Tensions?...

With Washington in pullback mode, Riyadh and Tehran start talking....

 2021-10-11 03:09 

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The Many Ways the USMNT Screwed Up in Panama...

A bad day on the road in World Cup qualifying....

 2021-10-10 22:22 

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Schiff: Republican Party "Is Now an Autocratic Cult Around Donald Trump"...

The lawmaker from California said the GOP has "completely abandoned its ideology."...

 2021-10-10 22:00 

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I Think My Boyfriend Is Lying to Me About a Major Part of Our Sex Life...

The situation is making me feel super gaslit and insecure....

 2021-10-10 20:35 

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"Hellish" Shootout in Minnesota Bar Leaves 1 Dead, 14 Injured...

Three men have been arrested for what is being described as the largest mass shooting in the recent history of St. Paul....

 2021-10-10 18:47 

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Video Shows Ohio Police Pulling Paraplegic Black Man From Car During Traffic Stop...

Officers pulled Clifford Owensby by his arm and hair in order to forcibly remove him from his vehicle....

 2021-10-10 16:33 

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House Minority Whip Steve Scalise Repeatedly Refuses to Say Whether Election Was Stolen...

Chris Wallace gave the lawmaker several chances to shoot down claims that there was something fundamentally wrong with the 2020 presidential election....

 2021-10-10 12:00 

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Help! My Mother's Massive Reply-All Mistake Has Caused a Family Breakdown....

The phrases "social climber," "gold digger," and worse were used....

 2021-10-10 11:00 

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Dear Care and Feeding: My Daughter and Her Fianc Are Rejecting My Post-Op Help...

Parenting advice on parental boundaries, pregnancy, and children's music....

 2021-10-09 19:53 

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Former Trump Aide Scavino Finally Served Jan. 6 Committee Subpoena...

Scavino was in New York but the subpoena was accepted by a staff member at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida....

 2021-10-09 18:17 

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China's President Xi Vows "Peaceful Reunification" With Taiwan Amid Heightened Tensions...

Taiwan's defense minister has said tensions with China are at their worst point in four decades....

 2021-10-09 14:07 

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Most Abortions Once Again Banned in Texas After Appeals Court Ruling...

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals put a temporary hold on an order that had blocked the nation's most restrictive abortion law....

 2021-10-09 12:00 

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Help! My Family Has Weaponized Holiday Presents Against Me....

Unwrapping little boxes of cruelty is getting old....

 2021-10-09 11:40 

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No Time to Die and Avengers: Endgame Are Pretty Much the Same Movie...

Heroes never die, but sometimes they pass the torch....

 2021-10-09 09:45 

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Is Mitch McConnell Losing a Step?...

Congress found a path toward averting self-made global financial calamity for a whole two months, but at what cost?...

 2021-10-08 21:27 

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Abortion Rights Are Restored in Texas, but Abortion Care Still Isn't...

Abortion care is not an easy thing to turn on and off....

 2021-10-08 20:38 

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Merrick Garland Is About to Face His Most Important Test...

Trump has repeatedly blocked loyalists from testifying in front of the House. This DOJ needs to change that....

 2021-10-08 18:05 

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I've Read Nearly Every Trump Tell-All. This Is the Dishiest....

Read Stephanie Grisham's new book for the LOLs—and even the occasional insight....

 2021-10-08 16:41 

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Dear Care and Feeding: Can I Boycott My Friend's Sexist "Women-Only" Baby Shower?...

Parenting advice on pets vs. kids, school discipline at home, and baby shower politics....

 2021-10-08 15:40 

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The USMNT's Hot Young Star Just Keeps Scoring...

The 18-year-old netted both goals against Jamaica in the latest World Cup Qualifier....

 2021-10-08 13:03 

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Netflix's Botched Translation Misses a Key Part of Squid Game...

Sloppy subtitles reduce the global hit to violence porn....

 2021-10-08 13:00 

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Why the Department of Energy Is Spending Millions to Get Rid of Scientific Data...

There really is such a thing as too much information....

 2021-10-08 13:00 

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Why Our Fixation On The Murder Rate Is Killing Us...

It's time to start looking at homicides in the context of other deaths....

 2021-10-08 09:55 

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Think You're Smarter Than the Producer of ICYMI? Find Out With This Week's News Quiz....

Test your knowledge of this week's big stories....

 2021-10-07 21:58 

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The Convenient Reason Right-Wing Pundits Are Defending Facebook Now...

They're not worried about harms to teens. They're worried about their traffic....

 2021-10-07 21:13 

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All the Reasons to Be Optimistic About Our Second Pandemic Winter...

If you take a step back, the picture is a little brighter....

 2021-10-07 20:43 

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Progressives May Be Making a Huge Error in Trying to Save Their Agenda...

A budgeting gimmick could doom their priorities years from now....

 2021-10-07 20:16 

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Why The Cyber Ninja's CEO Skipped The Oversight Hearing On His Own Audit in Arizona...

His absence confirms the main goal of the hyper-partisan review: to cast doubt on our election integrity and pave the way for future interference....

 2021-10-07 20:00 

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Did Venom Just Blow Up the Marvel Cinematic Universe?...

The final moments of Sony's latest superhero flick could be a game-changer....

 2021-10-07 19:13 

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R. Kelly's Guilty Charge Is Not Enough...

After decades of protests, one activist considers whether the singer's conviction is really the end....

 2021-10-07 17:42 

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The Case Against Minting a Trillion-Dollar Coin...

The latest debt ceiling fight has revived a goofy, legally dubious idea....

 2021-10-07 17:11 

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The Scrappy Little Playoffs Underdog to Root Against...

This model of success is bad for players, and it's bad for baseball fans....

 2021-10-07 16:53 

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Why It's No Laughing Matter That a Senator Asked Facebook to "Commit to Ending Finsta"...

It is difficult to conceive of a way to "end finsta" without compromising a core American value....

 2021-10-07 15:21 

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Is a Hospital to Blame if a Patient Dies During a Ransomware Attack?...

This is far from a straightforward question....

 2021-10-07 13:38 

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Facebook Banned Me for Life Because I Help People Use It Less...

Facebook's behavior isn't just anti-competitive; it's anti-consumer....

 2021-10-07 09:58 

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Help! My Roommate Grossly Misled Me About Our Living Situation....

The toxic dynamics are beyond horrible, but I'm afraid to leave....

 2021-10-07 09:55 

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Ask a Teacher: Does My Son Really Need to Attend a Full-Day Preschool Program?...

Teacher advice on preschool, coming out, and teacher yelling....

 2021-10-07 09:45 

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Dear Fellow Celebrities: Please Stop Promoting Crackpot Crypto Schemes...

I'm not above shilling for companies, but this is a moral disaster....

 2021-10-07 04:07 

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The Decision Blocking Texas' Abortion Ban Is a Meticulous Rebuke to the Supreme Court...

The 113-page opinion painstakingly explains why courts must protect Texans' reproductive rights....

 2021-10-06 22:57 

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The Dumbest Congressional Standoff Ever Is Getting Somehow Dumber...

Did Mitch McConnell cave on the debt ceiling? Did Democrats? Who cares, it's just so stupid....

 2021-10-06 21:43 

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What Mark Zuckerberg Knew and When He Knew It...

It took the founder weeks to address Facebook's latest scandal, but his hands are all over it....

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