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Black Friday bounces back from 2020. Shoppers hit stores again

Black Friday doesn't carry the significance it once did for many US shoppers — blame the rise of online shopping holiday "Cyber Monday" and then Covid-19's impact on retail.
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Why would Putin invade Ukraine again?
Nearly eight years after Russia invaded and took control of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, 100,000 Russian troops have recently built up along the border of Ukraine. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin talks with former NATO ambassador Ivo Daalder and retired Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges about what President Vladimir Putin hopes to gain with a possible invasion, and what the consequences may be – for the Kremlin, and for Europe.
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What are Putin's intentions in Ukraine?
With 100,000 Russian troops amassed along the border of Ukraine, experts discuss what Putin hopes to gain with a possible invasion.
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Sen. Chris Coons defends Biden administration's response to Russia
Rep. Chris Coons, D-Del., on Sunday defended the Biden administration's response to the standoff with Ukraine and weighed in on sanctions as a deterrent.
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Nightengale's Notebook: MLB lockout could cost fans yet another spring training
Three weeks from when pitchers and catchers usually report and no one knows when spring training will start or if it will be a truncated schedule.      
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Charles Barkley hears from Twitter users after licking his eyeglasses on TV
NBA legend Charles Barkley is no stranger to controversy but the way he cleaned his eyeglasses on national TV last week took things to a whole new level.
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Wall Street’s Big Payday Makes the Fed’s Job Harder
Compensation for higher-skilled positions is starting to show rapid increases, threatening to turbocharge a new phase of inflation.
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The billion-dollar question: Can you be TOO rich?
The richest 1% of Americans now owns 16 times the wealth of the bottom 50%. That disparity has led some to question the need for billionaires – and of setting a moral limit to how much wealth one person can accumulate.
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Time may run out for Barry Bonds, but Hall of Fame will be worse off without baseball's home run king
One of the greatest players in the history of the game likely won't make the Baseball Hall of Fame in his final year on the ballot.     
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The top 1%: Should wealth have its limits?
The richest one percent of Americans now owns 16 times the wealth of the bottom 50 percent. That disparity has brought to light questions about the need for billionaires – and their need for even more money. Correspondent Mark Whitaker talks with activist-filmmaker Abigail Disney and entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy about whether acquiring a billion or more dollars is a valued goal; and with professor Ingrid Robeyns, who proposes the concept of "limitarianism" – determining a moral limit to how much wealth one can accumulate.
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‘SNL’ Recap: Will Forte Returns To Host, While Måneskin Leaves Us Beggin’
Of course, we'd get to see MacGruber inaction once more!
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French adventurer dies while crossing Atlantic Ocean on rowboat
A French adventurer has died as he was trying to row alone across the Atlantic Ocean, his loved ones said.
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Fox News Poll: Voters split on congressional election
A Fox News national survey asks voters which party would do a better job on 14 issues. Voters split the list between Democrats and Republicans.
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Fox News Poll: Voters reluctant to give Biden a second term
Six in 10 voters would back someone other than President Biden if the 2024 presidential election were today, according to a Fox News national survey released Sunday.
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What's on TV This Week: Janet Jackson, Lisa Ling, Marilyn Monroe and more
TV highlights for Jan. 23-29 include a second season of "Resident Alien" on Syfy and a two-night documentary about Janet Jackson on Lifetime and A&E
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Solution to Evan Birnholz’s Jan. 23 Post Magazine crossword, “Dropping the Ball”
Oh no.
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Why Can’t People Talk About Their Money?
A Q&A with personal-finance adviser and author Paco de Leon on facing your financial fears, learning the art of salary negotiation and why investing in crypto is a form of “schmuck” insurance.
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Bologna face masks and new M&Ms: 4 ways your food got weird this week
From M&Ms' mascots becoming more inclusive to a bologna face mask, there was lots of wild food news this week.
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From Target to Supreme, Branding’s Latest Obsession Is Collaboration
Brand partnerships used to be sparing, targeted — special, even. But as subcultures flourish, no new collaboration is too zany.
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Infrastructure Week, But for the Pandemic
If Congress wants to pass legislation in response to omicron, it should focus on the next pandemic, not the current one. 
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The Reset That Biden and His Party Need
The Electoral Count Act of 1887 desperately needs an update, and Republicans are open to the idea.
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‘Ozark’ Season 4 Mid-Season Finale Recap: The Scream
Julia Garner, man. Julia Garner.
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How to see some of Mexico's most beautiful waterfalls in Huasteca Potosina
Forget Puerto Vallarta and the beach resorts. Head to a corner of San Luis Potosi and discover a treasure trove of waterfalls, cenotes and other off-the-beaten-path wonders.      
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Dog Rocks Baby to Sleep In Heartwarming Viral Video: 'That's Amazing'
One fan declared: "This is the most beautiful thing I have seen in some time!!"
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Workplaces need to fight bias, but ‘looking like America’ is too simple a standard
Generational effects can make it hard for employers to keep pace with a diversifying America
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How to bet Sunday’s NFL divisional round matchups
VSIN’s NFL expert offers his selections for Sunday’s divisional round matchups.
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Rooftop Revelations: Ozinga Concrete donates concrete to Project H.O.O.D., ‘It's more blessed to give than to
Pastor Corey Brooks sits down with Paul Ozinga of Chicago’s Ozinga Concrete to thank him for supporting project H.O.O.D
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Start your week smart: Sinema, Kohl's, Pandemic, Wildfire, NFL playoffs
Here's what you need to know to Start Your Week Smart.
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Boris Johnson is facing a make-or-break moment with report due into 'Partygate' scandal
It could be a crucial week for Boris Johnson in his battle to stay in power.
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UFC 270 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Three fighters net max of $42,000
Fighters from Saturday's UFC 270 took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $241,000.       Related StoriesUFC 270 salaries: Francis Ngannou, four others take home six-figure paydaysFourth fight? Deiveson Figueiredo says he's down to rematch 'crybaby' Brandon Moreno again - EnclosureFourth fight? Deiveson Figueiredo says he's down to rematch 'crybaby' Brandon Moreno again 
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Why Tonga is opting for 'contactless' humanitarian aid
It's a pandemic predicament. With only 1 recorded case of COVID-19 in their island nation, Tongans are desperate for help after the volcanic eruption — but eager to keep the virus out.
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Houston Deputy Who Mentored Others Shot, Killed During Traffic Stop
A manhunt is underway, with police chief Troy Finner urging the shooter to hand themselves in: "Turn yourself in peacefully."
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Don't throw away this document. Why IRS Letter 6419 is critical to filing your 2021 taxes.
Many parents could toss a key tax-related letter from the IRS relating to child tax credit payments in 2021. Here's what IRS Letter 6419 looks like.      
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Inflation is soaring. Should the Fed unleash 'shock and awe'?
The Bank of England has already started to raise interest rates to fight inflation. The Federal Reserve is likely to follow soon. But how aggressive will America's central bank be?
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The NFL is the rare thing that brings all Americans -- Democrats and Republicans -- together
Almost everything in our world today is divided along political lines. Whether it be something as important as a life saving vaccine or something as simple -- and you would think would be non-partisan -- as what TV programs people watch or jeans people wear, everything seems to be polarized along partisan lines.
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Watch Adele FaceTime fans after cancelling show
Adele FaceTimes a group of fans after the British singer had to postpone her Las Vegas residency.
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How to keep your smartphone safe in freezing conditions
With winter weather in full swing around the country, your phone's Lithium-Ion battery life could be in jeopardy if temperatures drop too low.
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'Unfathomable': Washington DC murder victims often killed over petty insults, experts say
Killers in Washington D.C. are frequently driven to murder over a petty insult.
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Exclusive high school club: 7-foot centers are on the rise
There have been several 7-foot high school basketball players in the past across the Southland. There is currently another handful of them playing.
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You Can Now Get Paid $45k a Year to Watch Reality TV Shows About Dating
The "Dating Show Dissector" will be paid $135 an hour to sit through shows such as "Love Island USA" and "The Bachelor."
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Tom Homan: Biden’s border policies are ‘killing people’
Fox News contributor Tom Homan slams the Biden administration for their 'not humane' southern border policies
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Break your phone addiction with these proven settings
Our phones are designed to keep us glued to them. It's easy to get sucked in and find it difficult to put the phone down.
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Beijing district orders mass virus testing ahead of Olympics
The ruling Communist Party is stepping up enforcement of its “zero tolerance” strategy.
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Two years into the pandemic, Yale's 'happiness' course is more popular than ever
When Yale psychology professor Laurie Santos witnessed the severity of the depression, anxiety and stress her students were facing, she decided to do something about it.
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Putin confronts the mud of Ukraine
When the snow melts in the spring, fields can get so muddy in the plains of Eastern Europe that Russians have a word for it: Rasputitsa, or "the season of bad roads." Analysts believe that if Putin launches an invasion of Ukraine, it will come before the spring thaw.
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GPS Web Extra: Inflation and supply chains
CNN global economic analyst Rana Foroohar explains why reorienting supply chains is worthwhile even if it contributes to inflation.
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When Will The Next New Episode of ‘1883’ Be on Paramount+? ‘1883’ Episode 6 Release Date Info
Here's when we'll ford the river to the next new episodes of 1883.
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Invitation
A poem for Sunday
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Confederate heritage groups are keeping the Lost Cause on life support
The battle for control over statues of Robert E. Lee and other dishonored heroes is being fought in courtrooms and municipal offices.
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