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Meteor lights up the night in Norway
An "unusually large" meteor illuminated the night sky over southern Scandinavia early Sunday morning before at least some of it came rumbling down near Oslo, the capital of Norway.
Bob Moses, civil rights legend, dead at age 86
Civil rights legend Bob Moses died at age 86, according to a statement from NAACP President Derrick Johnson and a statement from the organization's Legal Defense Fund.
Metal pole crashes through SUV windshield, narrowly missing the driver
Secure your load. That's the message the Department of Public Safety has for Arizona drivers after a truck driver in Phoenix failed to secure their load, sending a metal pole crashing through an SUV behind them.
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Jill Biden brings a dose of normalcy to Olympic Games amid a pandemic
At a very not-normal Olympic Games kick-off, first lady Jill Biden was, outside of the athletes themselves, perhaps the only normal part.
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The threat November 2022 poses to Biden
Julian Zelizer writers that the Biden administration will soon need to make decisions about how many resources they should devote to the midterm campaigns. While it's too early to tell how the outlook is shaping up for 2022, "the challenge will be significant for Democrats who barely have control of the House and Senate."
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A Georgia university is clearing account balances to help students during the pandemic
An Atlanta university says it is clearing student account balances for spring 2020 through summer 2021 to help students continue their education through the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Carl Bernstein: Trump is a 'war criminal'
Veteran journalist and author Carl Bernstein called former President Donald Trump a "war criminal" on "Reliable Sources" Sunday.
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US men's basketball team defeated by France for first Olympic loss since 2004
France beat the US men's basketball team 83-76 at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, ending Team USA's 25-game Olympic winning streak that dates back to 2004.
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A rare snow leopard at the San Diego Zoo has tested positive for coronavirus
A rare snow leopard at the San Diego Zoo that hadn't been vaccinated has tested positive for coronavirus. But the zoo is continuing to roll out shots to protect other animals.
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Joe Biden's approval rating simply hasn't moved in six months
The lack of a topsy turvy first few months has translated to Biden's approval rating. It's been the most stable for any president since the end of World War II.
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Here's who won gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday
Eighteen athletes won gold medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. Here's a breakdown of who clinched gold:
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The Dixie Fire, California's largest, has destroyed multiple structures
California's largest wildfire has destroyed multiple buildings and is threatening thousands more as the battle against the blaze stretched into its 12th day. Low moisture in vegetation and limited access in the remote area have hampered firefighters, officials said.
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Ohio House primary reveals Democratic divides that could play out across the 2022 midterm map
A congressional primary in Ohio is revealing the generational and ideological fissures in the Democratic Party that have been largely hidden in the early months of Joe Biden's presidency -- but could burst into full view as the midterm elections approach.
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Arkansas' governor defends decision to approve a statewide ban on mask mandates
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Sunday defended his decision to approve a statewide ban on face mask mandates earlier this year, citing a low coronavirus case rate at the time -- a rate that is now rapidly rising.
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GOP senator warns against treating funding as 'Monopoly money' as infrastructure negotiations come to a head
Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey on Sunday warned against treating federal funding as "Monopoly money" as negotiations on how to pay for a bipartisan infrastructure bill ramp up ahead of a critical week.
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Almost two-thirds of female UK military staff report bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination, landmark report says
Nearly two-thirds of women in the UK military have experienced bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination during their career, a landmark parliamentary report revealed on Sunday.
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How Fox News viewers are less likely to get vaccinated
This past week, though, a number of hosts at Fox have taken a more pro-vaccine tone. One reason could be that the majority Republican audience who watch Fox are less likely to be vaccinated than the public at large.
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Fauci: 'We're going in the wrong direction' on Covid-19 cases
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that the US is "going in the wrong direction" as the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise, particularly among unvaccinated Americans.
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A team of high schoolers built a device that allows people in wheelchairs to walk their babies
For many parents, taking their babies on a walk or cradling them to sleep is a blessing that's easy to take for granted. But for Jeremy King, it's something he feared he would never be able to do.
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Pelosi says it's her 'plan' to appoint Kinzinger to 1/6 House select committee
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said it's her "plan" to appoint GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger to the House select committee to investigate January 6, just days after the GOP walked out on the panel.
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Start your week smart: Surfside, India, coronavirus, Lollapalooza, Israel
Here's what you need to know to Start Your Week Smart.
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Chef says climate change can be tackled if you cook the way your momma (really) did
There are a dizzying number of new meat alternatives, but chef Camilla Marcus says you don't have to be vegetarian or vegan to help the planet, just be more sustainable -- like using instead of trashing those broccoli stems.
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Many Americans were looking forward to a carefree summer. But Covid measures are creeping back into our reality
Across America, there's a grim sense of déjà vu.
Here are 8 things investors will be looking for in Tesla's earnings report
Tesla is the most secretive automaker on the planet, so investors are always eager to pore through its quarterly report and conference call, when they finally can get more than tweet-sized morsels of information.
The Delta variant is another massive headache for the Fed
The Federal Reserve was already keeping a close eye on rising prices. Now it has to contend with the Delta coronavirus variant.
The Olympic move that was never supposed to happen
Baron Pierre de Coubertin, who revived the Olympic Games after 1,500 years, saw them as the "quadrennial celebration of the springtime of humanity" and wrote that their rhythm could never be altered. But a global pandemic delayed the Tokyo Games until this week, when the impressive Opening Ceremony gave Naomi Osaka the starring role.
Tom Barrack and the influence he had in Trump's world
When Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president in 2016, a little-known businessperson received a prime convention speaking slot just minutes before the nominee: Tom Barrack.
Olympic events to watch Sunday
The torch has been lit at the Tokyo Olympics, and the opening weekend features competition in gymnastics, swimming, softball and more. Here's what to watch on Sunday, July 25.
The test of will on infrastructure
The broad outlines set, President Joe Biden's $4 trillion economic agenda now faces exhaustive, microscopic congressional scrutiny over its spending and finance particulars.
Four parents of transgender boys on the challenges and joys of raising their sons in a world that can be hostile
These parents' lives revolve around advocating for their transgender children in a year when more than 30 states have introduced legislation that targets trans young people. This is what they want people to know about their children and their family's lives.