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Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen team up for timely new Spotify podcast

"Renegades: Born in the USA," a new Spotify podcast, will feature former President Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen exploring timely issues and fatherhood.


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Ex–Papa Johns CEO John Schnatter Says He's Been Working to Rid His Vocabulary of the N-Word
"We've had three goals for the last 20 months," Schnatter said in an interview with OAN. "To get rid of this n-word in my vocabulary and dictionary and everything else."
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Nordstrom Rack spring sale takes up to 65 percent off select items
Spring is almost here. And we know you’re looking for some amazing style staples for the new season. Luckily, Nordstrom Rack is having a spring sale that will help you find all the perfect spring finds. For a limited time, the popular retailer is taking up to 65% off select spring styles and loungewear. Whether...
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Getting disadvantaged students to elite colleges
The National Education Equity Lab gives disadvantaged students who want to attend Ivy League schools access to the schools, allowing schools to reach students they weren't able to before. Leslie Cornfeld, founder and CEO of the organization, explains how the program and narrows the college access gap to CBSN's Tanya Rivero.
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Will Buckingham Palace answer questions about what Harry and Meghan told Oprah?
Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan answered questions from Oprah Winfrey for hours; now it's Buckingham Palace's turn to respond to the claims. Will it?       
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‘Kim’s Convenience’ Reverses Season 6 Renewal, Will End With Season 5
The fifth and final season of the sitcom is now airing on CBC.
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How Meghan Markle and Prince Harry revelations echo Princess Diana's bombshell 1995 interview
Meghan revealed several revelations about her struggle to maintain the status quo, with some moments eerily similar to Princess Diana's 1995 interview.       
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CNN's Chris Cuomo faces backlash for saying he is 'Black on the inside' during Don Lemon segment
Chris Cuomo received backlash after viral clips showed his on-air comment about being "Black on the inside" on Friday.       
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Black-owned businesses face obstacles with Paycheck Protection Program
The current Paycheck Protection Program is set to expire in a few weeks. Many Black-owned businesses have been unable to apply for the program's second round because of unforgiven loans. Gusto's Chief Operating Officer Lexi Reese joined CBSN to discuss.
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Record number of kids are in Border Patrol custody and shelter beds are scarce, documents show
The number of unaccompanied migrant children in US Border Patrol facilities, which are akin to jail cells and not intended for kids, has reached dramatic highs, according to internal agency documents reviewed by CNN, underscoring the urgent challenge facing the Biden administration.
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Charges against Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend permanently dropped
The criminal charges against Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend, who fired at cops who burst into their Kentucky apartment last year and shot Taylor dead, have been permanently dismissed “with prejudice.” Kenneth Walker, who was charged with assault and attempted murder of a police officer after the March 13 police raid in Louisville, can now never be...
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Keilar fires back at RNC chair's false claim
Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel falsely claimed that CNN is ignoring the fact that President Joe Biden has not held his own solo press conference since the start of his presidency.
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Sophia Loren and Haile Gerima are the honorees of Academy Museum's opening gala
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, on track to open in September, will honor the Italian film legend and a celebrated filmmaker and scholar of the African diaspora.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Bombay Begums’ On Netflix, A Soapy Drama About Five Women Breaking Glass Ceilings In Mumbai
Fine performances help flesh out the five main characters in this Indian drama.
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Wells Fargo is joining the green wave sweeping finance
Wells Fargo is the latest big bank to embrace ambitious lending goals to fight the climate crisis.
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New D.C. vaccine sign-up system to launch Wednesday; Maryland raises more equity questions
In Maryland, volunteers report problems with appointments for some Black and Latino residents.
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Surge in COVID-positive migrants being released in US
​The number of migrants testing positive for the coronavirus before being released into the US by the Border Patrol is surging, almost doubling the amount from last week, according to a report. ​​ Felipe Romero, a spokesman for Brownsville, Texas, said 185 migrants rapid-tested at the city’s main bus station showed they were infected with COVID-19,...
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Aerials show Trump property eyed in NYC AG probe
It's sleepy by Donald Trump's standards, but the former president's century-old estate in New York's Westchester County could end up being one of his bigger legal nightmares. (March 8)      
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Brrr! February was ice cold. The coldest in more than 30 years
Thanks to the record-breaking Arctic outbreak that stretched all the way into Texas, February was the coldest it has been across the US in over 30 years, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. However, across the US, it was still in the top third of warmest winters on record.
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It's not just you. Your pets are also putting on the pounds during the pandemic
Veterinarians across the US are noticing weight gain and higher levels of obesity in pets since the pandemic began.
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'I was Raped and Trafficked—Now I'm Studying Law to Go After my Attackers'
Criminals who traffic minor girls—like I was—and force them into prostitution—like I was—must be punished. That's why I want to become a lawyer.
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He put it all on the line opening his butcher shop a year ago. Then the pandemic hit.
How one man turned the global disaster into a business plan that worked.
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War crimes court orders record $30M compensation for Congo victims
THE HAGUE – Child soldiers and other victims of convicted Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda should get a total of $30 million compensation, International Criminal Court judges ruled on Monday, in their highest ever reparation order. The judges said Ntaganda did not have the resources to pay the compensation himself. Instead they asked the tribunal’s...
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House VA Panel Announces Probe into 'Extremist Groups' Focused on Proud Boys, Oath Keepers, Three Percenters
The Democrat-controlled House Veterans' Affairs committee announced Friday an investigation into the recruitment of military veterans by "extremist groups," explicitly naming the Proud Boys, Oath Keepers, and Three Percenters.
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CDC: Fully Vaccinated People May Now Gather Without Masks
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidelines Monday for fully vaccinated people, allowing indoor gathering without masks.
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A snake that smiles right back at you ... three times
There are a few reptile fanatics that smile when they see snakes, but maybe only one snake that can smile right back at you ... three times.
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Hoosiers begin next quest by chasing Big Ten Tourney title
The Indiana Hoosiers have been checking boxes all season.
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Brooklyn’s acting US Attorney resigns
Acting US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Seth DuCharme announced his resignation Monday — after less than eight months on the job, a source told The Post. A spokesman for the office, John Marzulli, confirmed DuCharme’s departure, but declined to comment further. DuCharme, whose resignation is effective March 19, will be replaced...
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As Grassley weighs his future, Republicans eye his seat
He's been in the Senate for more than four decades and a fixture in Iowa since starting his political career more than 62 years ago.
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'Save 1 Trans, Kill 1 TERF' Graffiti Appears in Paris at International Women's Day Event
Advocates rallying against pornography and prostitution were surprised by an aggressive group some labeled as "queer activists."
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2 boys dead after being trapped in NJ house fire, family says
Flames broke out early Saturday morning at the home in Paulsboro, where Michael Rosario, 7, and Ty-Yon Rosario, 5, were being looked after by a family friend, their aunt Tia Sheed told The Post Monday.
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Dave Bossie: RNC Will Not Depend on Establishment Media Outlets for Future Presidential Debates
ORLANDO, Florida -- David Bossie, a veteran conservative operative and president of Citizens United who is chairing the Presidential Debate Commission for the RNC, told Breitbart News that the future of Republican debates looks bright, as they will no longer be dependent on establishment media hosts and journalists from outlets such as CNN and MSNBC.
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All-Stars, Iowa cornfield, Arenado return spice MLB schedule
After one of its strangest seasons ever, baseball returns to a full schedule this year. The All-Star Game is back. Fans are back, too, at least small crowds in some places. And an Iowa cornfield is about to welcome a bunch of special visitors.
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12-year-old's website helps more than 1,600 people get vaccines
When 12-year-old Sam Keusch saw his dad help his grandparents and neighbors book vaccine appointments, he realized it might be hard for others to find appointments online. So, the tech-savvy preteen built his own website to help New Yorkers get appointments.
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Kyle Pitts could form ‘unique’ duo with Evan Engram as Giants seek playmakers
Play them together. Keep Evan Engram. Select Kyle Pitts with the No. 11 pick in the NFL Draft. Put them on the field at the same time and give the Giants two tight ends capable of making explosive plays, putting stress and strain on opposing defenses as they’re forced to find ways to deal with two bigger-bodied...
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Dodgers' Dave Roberts speaks out on surge of hate crimes against Asian Americans
Manager Dave Roberts, whose mother is Japanese, wrote a letter to his Dodgers colleagues condemning the recent wave of violence against Asian Americans.
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Conservatives Are Mad That Children’s Cartoons Can’t Be Horny Anymore
Space Jam: The Lost Legacy is a kids’ cartoon, but it’s the adults who are freaking out that Lola Bunny has lost her boobs and Pepe LePew has been cut.
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Tennessee Judge Could Be Removed From Bench for Expanding Absentee Voting in 2020
Davidson County Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle pushed for broader policies that would allow people to cast ballots remotely ahead of November's general election.
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FBI arrests Capitol rioter after he’s deported from Kenya
A Montana man accused of pushing a metal police barricade into officers during the Capitol siege had been staying in Kenya since January — but was deported back into the waiting arms of the feds over the weekend, according to court documents. Isaac Sturgeon, 32, of Dillon, Montana, was captured on cops’ body-worn cameras allegedly...
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What is the process to impeach Governor Cuomo if he refuses to resign?
Mounting sexual harassment allegations and other claims of inappropriate behavior are increasing the likelihood that Gov. Andrew Cuomo will get impeached if he continues to ignore calls for his resignation. That scenario could put the three-term Democratic governor on trial for his political life — and create a sordid spectacle the likes of which New...
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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry share new family photo after revealing they're expecting a baby girl
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's photographer, Misan Harriman, unveiled a new family photo featuring Markle's baby bump on Monday. The picture comes hours after the couple's bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey.
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Rays OF Arozarena, Pirates 3B Hayes among MLB's top rookies
A couple of postseason stars. The son of a former big leaguer. A versatile infielder from South Korea.
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Cindy McCain Warns GOP Can't Survive by 'Appealing to the Dark Side of Humanity'
Senator John McCain's widow said the Republican Party is on the "brink" and will be forced to either "find its way or dissolve."
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Fashion giant H&M pauses placing new orders in Myanmar over unrest
STOCKHOLM – Sweden’s H&M, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Monday it was shocked by the use of deadly force against protesters in Myanmar and that it had paused placing orders in the country. Police and military have killed more than 50 people to quell daily demonstrations and strikes against a Feb. 1 military...
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Djokovic breaks Federer's record for most weeks as ATP No. 1
Novak Djokovic surpassed Roger Federer for the most weeks at No. 1 in the ATP rankings on Monday.
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Miami Spent $5M On Campaign to Bring in Vacationers, Spring Break Crowds After Losing Billions
Tourists that have traveled to Miami Beach have received text messages urging them to "Vacation Responsibly or Be Arrested."
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Can The Bachelor Be Saved?
A Slate Live panel debates whether Matt is a weird kisser, and more.
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MSNBC’s Malcolm Nance: Trump Incitement Will Beget ‘Terrorist, Paramilitary Insurgency’
Appearing on The Dean Obeidallah Show on Friday, left-wing MSNBC intelligence analyst Malcolm Nance warned listeners former President Donald Trump will incite a political insurgency that will lead to a terrorist and paramilitary insurgency executed by his followers.
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Raquel Willis on the Power of Inclusive Activism
Writer, editor and activist Raquel Willis is on a mission to ensure that the fight for equality is intersectional—cognizant of peoples’ identities, privileges and lived experiences. Through her work in media and as the founder of Black Trans Circles, Willis elevates the voices of marginalized communities and emphasizes the impact of inclusive coalitions. “We’re paying…
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