JoJo Siwa Makes ‘DWTS’ history

JoJo Siwa just made history on “Dancing With the Stars” as the first contestant to compete with a partner of the same sex. The “J Team” star, 18, danced a lively quickstep with pro partner Jenna Johnson, 27, during Monday night’s season 30 premiere, performing the upbeat routine to “Are […]

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Unknown Food Source Is Spreading

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a multistate Salmonella outbreak that has spread to at least 25 states and sickened over 100 people. The CDC said the Salmonella outbreak is “fast-growing” and has not been linked to any one specific food source.         A […]

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COVID-19 Has Killed 675,000 Americans

COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000. The U.S. population a century ago was just one-third of what it is today, meaning the flu cut a much bigger, more lethal swath through the country. But the COVID-19 crisis is […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

COVID-19 vaccine FAQs: Answers to your most common questions More than a year and a half into the coronavirus pandemic, Americans are anxious, depressed and frustrated — but also hopeful, as vaccines are getting to millions of people across the country, and studies show that they work against the deadly […]

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Delta Variant Fueling 99% Of COVID Cases

If a person is diagnosed with COVID-19 in the United States right now, it’s almost certainly caused by the Delta variant.         The highly transmissible variant, which caused crippling surges in India and Britain this past spring and fueled case spikes in the United States this summer, […]

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Bees Kill Dozens Of Endangered Penguins

Swarms of bees killed at least 63 endangered penguins in South Africa on a beach outside Cape Town, according to the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds. David Roberts, a veterinarian with the foundation, said the group “found bee stings around the penguins’ eyes” after conducting tests […]

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First Digital-Only Dunkin’

Dunkin’ opens first digital-only store in Boston All orders are placed via app or kiosk. Forget making small talk while ordering your iced coffee: Dunkin’s new Boston store ensures you won’t have to talk to a single human being when placing your order. On Tuesday, Massachusetts-based Dunkin’ will celebrate the […]

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Songbirds Crash Into NYC Skyscrapers

Hundreds of Migrating Songbirds Crash into NYC Skyscrapers This week’s avian death toll was particularly high.         Hundreds of birds migrating through New York City this week died after crashing into the city’s glass towers, a mass casualty event spotlighted by a New York City Audubon volunteer’s […]

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$1M Lawsuit After Daughter’s Hair Cut By Teacher

Lawsuit alleges racial discrimination, says 7-year-old girl’s constitutional rights were violated The father of a seven-year-old Michigan girl whose hair was cut by a teacher without her parents’ permission has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the school district, a librarian and a teacher’s assistant. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday […]

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Taxis Turn Cab Rooftops Into Mini Gardens

Taxi fleets in Thailand are giving new meaning to the term “rooftop garden,” as they utilize the roofs of cabs idled by the coronavirus crisis to serve as small vegetable plots. Workers from two taxi cooperatives assembled the miniature gardens this week using black plastic garbage bags stretched across bamboo […]

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