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Bill Clinton Fast Facts
View CNN's Fast Facts on Bill Clinton and learn more information about the 42nd president of the United States.
These reality shows are sending regular people to space
The hottest new reality show isn't set in a house, on an obstacle course, or on the Jersey Shore. Television producers are betting on a new location: the International Space Station.
Planets similar to those in our solar system found around nearby star
An array of planets with similarities to some in our solar system, including an ocean world and a potentially habitable planet, have been found around a nearby star by astronomers using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile.
Exclusive: Intel agencies scour reams of genetic data from Wuhan lab in Covid origins hunt
US intelligence agencies are digging through a treasure trove of genetic data that could be key to uncovering the origins of the coronavirus -- as soon as they can decipher it.
Robinhood brings the meme stock phenomenon full circle
Earlier this year, when GameStop shares exploded out of the blue, all eyes were on Robinhood, the commission-free trading app that was helping millions of amateur investors gain access to financial markets. Coordinating on social media, the app's users showed an uncanny ability to supercharge a wide array of stocks.
He is one of only 39 detainees left at Guantanamo. Once tortured, prisoner's case is a test of larger political realities at play.
Mohammed al-Qahtani is one of only 39 detainees left at Guantanamo. Once tortured, prisoner's quest for freedom is a test of larger political realities at play for the Biden administration.
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Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro will be investigated over unproven voter fraud claims
A Brazilian Supreme Court justice has ruled that President Jair Bolsonaro should be investigated for his unproven claims that the country's electronic voting system is vulnerable to fraud.
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6 reasons to watch the final days of the Olympics
It may seem like all the stars of the 32nd Olympiad have already competed, but there are several Americans who are fighting for the gold before the games come to a close on Sunday.
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Job growth is picking up again, but the Delta spike could change that
America's job market recovery is chugging along, but worries about the Delta variant derailing progress are rampant. Even as economists anticipate the best gains since last summer in Friday's jobs report, persistently high unemployment claims and a big miss in the private sector payroll report put a damper on the excitement.
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GM's Chevy Bolt recall comes with a huge price tag
General Motors' very expensive Chevy Bolt recall highlights one big risk of building electric vehicles.
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California's newest raging wildfire is forcing thousands to evacuate. It sparked as nearly 100 large fires are burning in the US
A newly ignited fire in Northern California has forced thousands of residents to evacuate their homes as the US fights 96 large active fires that have scorched nearly two million acres.
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The new seriousness of Amsterdam
As things pick up in Amsterdam, after a gruesome year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Frida Ghitis writes from the capital of the Netherlands that "there's an unfamiliar seriousness in the air."
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5 things to know for August 5: Coronavirus, Texas van crash, Iran, Mexico, Bill Gates
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.
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Nintendo Switch sales slump as pandemic hot streak fizzles out
Nintendo's pandemic boom may be coming to an end.
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Biden to announce new emissions standards, target that 50% of vehicles sold in US by 2030 are electric
President Joe Biden will sign an executive order Thursday aimed at shifting the US auto market decisively toward electric vehicles, announcing a new target that half of vehicles sold in the US by 2030 will be battery electric, fuel-cell electric or plug-in hybrid.
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US returns over 17,000 looted artifacts to Iraq
In the largest ever repatriation of artifacts to Iraq, the US has returned thousands of smuggled items including statues and carvings from ancient Mesopotamia.
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Elon Musk says Steve Jobs biographer is writing a book about him
Elon Musk says he's getting a new biography.
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5 ways to support tweens' and teens' developing brains
Tween and teen brains are changing quickly and are not yet fully developed. With some communication and understanding, parents can support their tweens and teens while they undergo these changes.
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How to practice mindfulness if you hate sitting still
People spend nearly half of their waking hours thinking about something other than what is going on right in front of them. But there's good news --- we are not doomed to a life being incapable of paying attention to more than half of our day.
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Carl Lewis: US men's 4x100m relay fail is a 'total embarrassment,' says US sprint great
American track and field legend Carl Lewis didn't hold back in his assessment of the US men's 4x100m relay team after the quartet finished sixth in its semifinal on Thursday.
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Miami-Dade leaders announce a series of meetings for policy changes after the Surfside collapse
Local and federal officials will convene a series of meetings, dubbed "Sunshine" meetings, to discuss possible changes following the Surfside condo building collapse, Miami-Dade officials announced Wednesday.
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As people of all ages flock to a Louisiana vaccination site, an official says he is optimistic outreach is working
As hospitals in Louisiana fill up with Covid-19 patients, vaccination sites in the state are also seeing increased traffic, leaving at least one hospital official optimistic that all the vaccination outreach is working.
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Iran's hardline new president to be inaugurated amid stalled nuclear talks and hopes of Saudi detente
Ebrahim Raisi was set to be inaugurated as Iran's next president on Thursday, signaling the start of a new harder-line era that could herald major shifts in the Islamic Republic's policies at home and abroad.
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Sydney suffers worst pandemic day as lockdown area extended
Sydney reported its worst day of the Covid-19 pandemic on Thursday with five deaths and a record rise in locally acquired infections as a weeks-long hard lockdown is struggling to contain the highly contagious Delta strain of the coronavirus.
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Delhi leaders order judicial inquiry into alleged rape and murder of 9-year-old girl
Delhi's chief minister has ordered a judicial inquiry into the alleged rape and murder of a 9-year-old girl in the Indian capital, as protests continue for a fifth day.
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If we do not all get vaccinated, the next Covid-19 variant is just around the corner, expert says
Efforts to get more Americans vaccinated against Covid-19 are growing more urgent as an expert warns that if vaccination rates don't increase, the dangerous Delta variant could continue to evolve.
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Republicans vying to replace Newsom in California recall attack his handling of Covid-19 in debate
Four of the Republican candidates vying to replace California Gov. Gavin Newsom in the September 14 recall election met on the debate stage Wednesday night, railing against Covid-19 mask mandates and accusing the Democrat of failing the state's business owners and school children by forcing closures during the worst of the pandemic.
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August 4 Tokyo 2020 Olympics news and results
The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics are underway after the Games were delayed for almost a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Follow here for the latest news on the Summer Olympics.
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How South African artist Penny Siopis is exploring 'Shame'
South African artist Penny Siopis created "Shame" nearly two decades ago, depicting scenes of regret, guilt and disappointment. Now, she has revisited it in a digital artwork.
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Seventeen die after lightning strikes wedding party in Bangladesh
At least 17 people were killed and more than a dozen injured on Wednesday when lightning struck a wedding party on a boat in northwestern Bangladesh, officials said.
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