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Eric Adams names David Banks as new DOE chancellor
Adams made the announcement on Thursday morning at PS 161 in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood.
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Afghan Refugee Who Helped U.S. in War Shot Dead During Robbery
Uber driver Ahmad Fawad Yusufi was discovered by police with a gunshot wound after the armed robbery took place.
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Over 40 camels barred from beauty contest over Botox, touch-ups
Breeders allegedly stretched out the lips and noses of camels, inflated body parts with rubber bands and used fillers to relax their faces.
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Pope Francis Fast Facts
View the Pope Francis Fast Facts from CNN and learn more about the current pope and first non-European pontiff of the modern era.
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High School Guide: The top 12 non-specialized schools
With more than 400 public high schools to choose from, the options for New York City families can be overwhelming. Here are some of the city’s best.
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Sneak peek: Who Killed Rachael DelTondo?
A man on police radar for the shooting death of a school teacher is convicted of murder in a different case. Both times the victims had been out for ice cream. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty has the latest on the case Saturday, December 11 at 10:01/9:01c on CBS and Paramount+..
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Having COVID isn't a badge of shame. Stop the stigma to boost testing and open conversations.
We have a long history of stigmatizing disease (remember cancer?), which has persisted even as science and medicine have progressed. When will we stop?       
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How Healthcare Technology Can (Believe it or Not) Humanize Medicine
Gadgetry that is time-saving (not to mention life-saving) can be expected to fill the breach.
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Controversial Police Encounters Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts on controversial police encounters, including the beating of Rodney King.
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Andrew Carlson, Jordan Bowers Arrested in Disappearance of Five-Year-Old Daughter Oakley
The Grays Harbor Sheriff's Office said they haven't been able to locate Oakley Carlson and aren't sure when she was last seen.
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Is 'West Side Story' Based on a True Story?
Steven Spielberg has brought the Broadway musical "West Side Story" back to life, 64 years after its Broadway debut.
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Man arrested trying to clear security at House office building with gun in bag
A man was arrested in the Longworth House Office Building Thursday trying to clear security with a gun in his bag.
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Why Isn’t Samantha in ‘And Just Like That’ on HBO Max?
Samantha Jones is not dead. Not yet.
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Coast Guard rescue at Niagara Falls ends tragically when car plunges into icy water
U.S. Coast Guard attempted to rescue a woman from a vehicle that plunged into Niagara Falls, but she was pronounced dead after being taken ashore.       
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U.S. job openings soar as Americans quit jobs at record pace
Mark Strassman reports how job market numbers are hitting home in states like Nebraska and Idaho.
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'I'm 6, I Became Head Coach of an Ice Hockey Team'
The Peterborough Petes told me that they wanted me for head coach and I said to my mom that I was going to go into that room and get those players motivated! It was so awesome to have the chance to coach famous hockey players that I look up to.
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High School Guide: The specialized Elite 8
New York City’s eight specialized high schools consistently rank among the best-performing secondary schools in the nation.
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5 rivalries that could define the Knicks’ present as much as it did their past
Every team looks at the Knicks as a rival, but what teams make for New York's biggest rivals?
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NFL Week 14 schedule, scores, updates and more
The New England Patriots are sitting on top of the AFC after a big win over the Buffalo Bills last week and in Week 14 will get to see how the rest of the teams below them shake out because of their bye.
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Your YouTube apps on Roku are safe: Talking Tech podcast
Your YouTube apps on Roku are safe: Talking Tech podcast      
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High School Guide: The numbers game of getting in
With the likely elimination of all geographic admissions priorities this year, eighth graders have a world of possibilities, but no guarantees that they’ll make it into the schools they want next fall.
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Got a Ton of Airline and Hotel Rewards Points? Use Them Soon.
Credit card loyalty programs are devaluing your benefits. Here’s how to make sure you don’t lose out, even if you don’t have travel plans.
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GameStop's losses are widening. It's still up more than 800% this year
For once, investors are treating GameStop like a normal stock.
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Eye Opener: FDA considering whether to authorize COVID boosters for some teenagers
The FDA is considering whether to authorize COVID boosters for some teenagers amid fears over the Omicron variant. Also, witnesses began to testify in the trial of Kim Potter, the former police officer who is charged in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener.
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Democrats' climate provisions meet the 'Byrd bath,' as Manchin battles the methane fee
But Senate Democrats are confident the key climate provisions in their nearly $2 trillion social spending bill will pass with the Senate parliamentarian.
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Video Shows Python With Large Bat Sticking Out of Its Belly
The snake was found with the bat wings nearly poking through its side.
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Army to award Purple Hearts to 39 soldiers injured in Iran missile attack following CBS News report
The Army will award the Purple Heart to 39 soldiers injured when Iran struck their airbase in Iraq with ballistic missiles. This comes after a CBS News investigation revealed the soldiers were denied the honor and the medical benefits that come with it, despite appearing to qualify. Catherine Herridge reports.
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Trial for officer who shot Daunte Wright begins in Minneapolis
The trial of former officer Kim Potter began Wednesday in Minneapolis months after Potter shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright. Wright's mother Katie Bryant took the stand as the first witness against Potter.
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Cancun tourists escape cartel gunfire at all-inclusive resort
Tourists visiting Cancun are sent running for their lives after gunmen on jet skis opened fire on the beach, steps away from the Grand Ocean Palm resorts.
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Senators grill Instagram head on app's potential harmful impact on teens
Instagram head Adam Mosseri was questioned by senators Wednesday on the social media app's potential harmful impact on teenagers. The testimony on Capitol Hill comes as parents and a bipartisan group of lawmakers call for legislation and oversight of social media platforms. Kris Van Cleave reports.
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Former senator Robert J. Dole to lie in state at U.S. Capitol; Biden to pay tribute
A funeral for Dole, who died Sunday at age 98, will be held Friday morning at Washington National Cathedral.
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Winter storm could bring a foot of snow around mountains of Lake Tahoe
A winter storm headed for the Sierra late Wednesday could drop as much as a foot of snow on mountaintops around Lake Tahoe and bring a few inches to Reno and surrounding valleys by Thursday.
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Mom Accidentally Leaves Her Adult 'Toy' Charging and Her Son's Reaction Is Priceless
The boy demanded that his mother hide the toy in a suitcase, dresser or even inside a sock—to the hilarity of TikTok viewers.
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FDA could authorize boosters for 16- and 17-year-olds, improving fight against COVID-19
The FDA is considering whether to authorize boosters for 16- and 17-year-olds and could announce a decision as soon as Thursday. It comes as U.S. health officials are urging Americans to use all the tools available to fight COVID-19. Nikki Battiste reports.
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Rapper Slim 400 dead at 33: Gunned down in Los Angeles
Slim 400, a rising star on the West Coast hip-hop scene, has died of a fatal gunshot wound in California. He was 33. The Compton-raised rapper was gunned down Wednesday night in the Inglewood neighborhood of Los Angeles, law enforcement sources confirmed to TMZ. No details about what ignited the deadly encounter — or how many...
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Tristan Thompson paternity lawsuit sealed after gag order request
It appears the Sacramento Kings player was granted his gag order because his paternity lawsuit is no longer searchable, per the now-confidential filing.
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'A very wise soul': How H.E.R. became a consummate Grammy artist at just 24
R&B sensation H.E.R. is nominated for eight Grammy Awards at January's ceremony, including album and song of the year.
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Large studies shows huge benefit of COVID-19 booster shots
In a large study, the risk of a breakthrough infection was 10 times lower for people who got a COVID-19 booster shot than for people who hadn't.
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In Bakersfield, many push for bringing back the flow of the long-dry Kern River
The Kern River has long been a dry riverbed in downtown Bakersfield. A group of residents is pushing to bring back a flowing river.
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Pacific storm is expected to bring heavy rain to California early next week, forecasters say
After light to moderate precipitation Thursday, a much stronger, colder storm is forecast to bring heavy rain and snow to California next week.
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After smash-and-grab thefts across California, is it time to reconsider Proposition 47?
A series of smash-and-grab thefts have plagued the state. Now critics of Proposition 47 are pointing fingers at the ballot measure approved by voters in 2014.
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US must not enable evil in China and at the Beijing Olympics
The Biden administration clearly hopes that a diplomatic boycott will be enough to put Beijing on notice. It won’t be
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Merry Christmas from our family (2 adults, 4 children and numerous unlicensed guns) to yours!
Some of us are smiling; the other six are guns.
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They were barely scraping by as janitors before COVID. Now, this family struggles to survive
Success seemed within reach for two immigrants — until the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, a $10 bill in Glenda Valenzuela's purse can feel like a godsend.
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Educators report a rise in school threats, fights and misbehavior, and blame COVID
Teachers and administrators are seeing an increase in aggressive and sometimes violent behavior among students.
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Former MLB outfielder Yasiel Puig signs with KBO league's Kiwoom Heroes
Former major league outfielder Yasiel Puig signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Korea Baseball Organization's Kiwoom Heroes.      
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California goes to war with food waste. Composting is its next climate crusade
Those banana peels, pizza boxes and coffee grounds you throw away? Starting Jan. 1, local government will need to start composting them, in part to reduce greenhouse gases.
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Can Beto O'Rourke show Democrats how to lose less badly in rural America?
Beto O'Rourke pursues a go-everywhere strategy in running for Texas governor, hoping to detoxify his party's image in rural America.
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