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Nicki Minaj and the limits of celebrity influence over Covid-19 messaging

Minaj is hardly the only celebrity whose sway has come under scrutiny -- and she certainly won't be the last.
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Joe Judge promises things are ‘going to get better’ for Giants
Joe Judge won’t be confused for Joe Namath, but he stopped talking about processes long enough to make a promise.
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Nets have designs on spoiling Bucks’ ring celebration
The Bucks defeated the Nets in a classic series en route to their NBA title. Those same Nets will be in the house, watching the champs get their rings.
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Engaging students with gamified learning
Kahoot, a Norway-based quiz game company, clocked exceptional growth during the pandemic, launching its service in five languages.
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Washington State football coach fired for refusing COVID vax
The Washington State Football Coach Nick Rolovich has been fired for refusing to comply with the state’s vaccination mandate.
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Fed Chair Powell sold millions in stocks days before October 2020 tank
Jerome Powell sold between $1 million and $5 million in stocks at the beginning of October 2020 before Wall Street had its worst month since the beginning of the pandemic.
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The rise of online learning: How Byju's became India's biggest edtech company
Bangalore-based education technology company Byju's became India's most valuable startup in 2021, as the demand for online learning surged.
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'Coding is the new literacy': How STEM toys teach kids programming skills
Through her startup KinderLab Robotics, Marina Bers created Kibo, a robot designed to teach 4 to 7-year-olds how to create and program their own robots.
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Miami private school makes bogus claims about vaccines while ordering pupils who get a shot to stay home for 30 days
A Miami private school, which previously asked teachers not to get the Covid-19 vaccine or they wouldn't be allowed to return this school year, has now asked parents to keep their children home for 30 days if their child has received a vaccine dose, citing false and disproved claims about the impact of the inoculation, according to a letter sent to parents and obtained by CNN affiliate WSVN.
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NYC’s murder surge is on the pols, not the pandemic — and they must act
New York City is just one more Grubhub deliveryman, one more Times Square pedestrian, one more subway commuter or one more teenage boy away from a grim milestone: surpassing last year’s murder total, after a record-high increase in 2020.  Last year, many Wise People said, “Don’t worry.” Murder was up because of the pandemic, don’t...
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Robotic companion Moxie wants to be friends with your child
The blue robot is designed to support the social, emotional and cognitive development of children, through play-based learning.
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Tennessee Titans OT Taylor Lewan carted off during Buffalo Bills game, being evaluated for concussion
Titans LT Taylor Lewan was carted off the field strapped to a backboard after taking a hit to his head and neck area Monday night against the Bills.       
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Chicago Man Convicted for Designing Computer Script to Spread ISIS Propaganda
The 22-year-old had created a process that would allow ISIS to disseminate propaganda in an easier manner.
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'The Voice': Ariana Grande says she's 'going to quit' after singers nail 'Car Wash'
Ariana Grande is "emotionally very distraught" after two of her singers nailed a rendition of Rose Royce's "Car Wash."      
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Sharks’ Evander Kane suspended 21 games by NHL for reported use of fake vaccine card
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China drafts law to punish parents for children's bad behavior
Parents in China whose young children exhibit "very bad behavior" or commit crimes could face punishment under proposed new legislation.
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China drafts law to punish parents for children's bad behavior
Parents in China whose young children exhibit "very bad behavior" or commit crimes could face punishment under proposed new legislation.
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North Korea's Latest Weapons Test Hurls Projectile into Sea of Japan
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to strengthen his country's nuclear capabilities following the departure of former U.S. President Donald Trump.
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Gabby Petito's parents travel to Wyoming to bring her remains home
After heartbreaking and revealing details about the circumstances of her death were announced to the public, Gabby Petito's parents are finally bringing home the remains of their 22-year-old daughter.
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Igor Shesterkin backstops Rangers’ OT win with Herculean effort
Igor Shesterkin was spectacular in his second straight start, turning aside 40 of the 41 shots he faced and keeping the Rangers alive
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Federal judge rules University of North Carolina can continue race-based admissions
A federal judge ruled that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill can continue to use race-based admission practices
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‘We’re Here’ Season 2 Episode 2: Bob, Shangela, and Eureka Spill the Tea on Temecula
Serving you motherly love realness in wine country!
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Oil company at center of Orange County spill received millions in federal relief
Beta Offshore received a $20-million "end of life" royalty discount. It also received a $11-million discount because it planned to drill new wells.
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Islanders on brink of getting a Matt Martin boost
Matt Martin is likely to return to the Islanders’ Identity Line on Tuesday night against the Blackhawks after missing the first two games of the season with injury.
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Video of Joe Manchin Telling Bernie Sanders 'Never Give Up' Viewed Over 123,000 Times
The two senators are haggling over climate change initiatives in Biden's Build Back Better plan. But the plan cannot succeed without either man's vote.
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Midnight runs: Biden secretly flying underage migrants into NY in the dead of night
Planeloads of underage migrants are being flown secretly into suburban New York in an effort by President Biden’s administration to quietly resettle them across the region, The Post has learned.
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Bills take shot at Titans over failed lateral during punt return
The Buffalo Bills threw some shade at the Tennessee Titans on social media after one player was penalized for trying to lateral the ball across the field on a punt.
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Man allegedly kept dead girlfriend in plastic container ‘to remain close to her’
An Arizona man told cops he kept the decomposing body of his teenage girlfriend in a plastic container “because he wanted to remain close to her,” reports said. Daniel Blas Torrealba, 21, and his brother were busted after Phoenix police found the remains of his live-in girlfriend Destiny Munoz, 17, wrapped in plastic and tape...
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Trump sits for deposition in lawsuit brought by demonstrators alleging assault
Former President Trump sat for a deposition Monday at Trump Tower in New York City, said an attorney for the plaintiffs suing him over an alleged assault.
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Airplane ‘Karen’ uses microphone to rant about pandemic during midflight in viral video
An unruly woman was captured on video ranting into a microphone about the COVID-19 pandemic during a commercial flight.
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FDA to allow Americans ‘mix and match’ COVID vaccine and booster shots
The FDA plans to allow vaccinated Americans to receive a different COVID-19 booster shot from the vaccine they originally received.
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Messages sent before kidnapping in Haiti show last location of group
CNN's Matt Rivers examines the last moves of the missionary group that was kidnapped in Haiti, reportedly by the 400 Mawozo gang - a dangerous and well-known group.
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Huma Abedin shares moment Anthony Weiner admitted he shared lewd photo of himself igniting scandal: memoir
Longtime Hillary Clinton ally Huma Abedin is revealing the moment her husband Anthony Weiner came clean on the lewd photo he accidentally shared on Twitter, igniting a major political scandal that ultimately helped derail the career of a once-promising Democrat.
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Biden playing a deadly game using secret flights to move migrants
There’s a reason the Biden administration is using secret flights to small airports to move unaccompanied minors who illegally crossed the border.
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NBA's Jonathan Isaac calls out media's 'blatant miscarriage of information' about vaccine mandates
Jonathan Isaac, who has been subject to media scrutiny since speaking out about declining to receive the coronavirus vaccine shot, told Fox News on Monday that whether someone gets the jab should be a personal decision.
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Bruno Silva was focused on a finish after third low blow from Andrew Sanchez
Take a look inside's Bruno Silva's knockout win over Andrew Sanchez at UFC Fight Night 195 in Las Vegas.      Related StoriesManon Fiorot not happy she couldn't finish Mayra Bueno Silva at UFC Fight Night 195Danaa Batgerel calls out Frankie Edgar after first-round KO at UFC Fight Night 195Ariane Carnelossi calls out Felice Herrig after UFC Fight Night 195 
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Right-wing media figures dishonestly use Colin Powell's death to question Covid vaccines
Some prominent conservative media figures on Monday dishonestly used the death of former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, who died of Covid-19 complications, to cast doubt on the effectiveness of the coronavirus vaccines.
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Manchin, Sanders all smiles, say ‘we’re talking’ about reconciliation bill
Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) were all smiles as they stood shoulder-to-shoulder outside the Capitol Monday evening.
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Colin Powell remembered as patriot and statesman
Colin Powell, the first Black American to be Joint Chiefs chairman and U.S. secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications at age 84. He was remembered as a patriot and statesman by Democrats and Republicans. (Oct. 18)      
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Officials: Police officer shot in Lincoln Park
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NYC Board of Health declares racism a public health crisis
The NYC Board of Health declared racism a public health crisis, citing history of slavery and the devastating outcomes for minorities during COVID-19.
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Ousted Miami police chief is pleading with officers to get vaccinated
As Covid-19 vaccine mandates stir controversy in police departments across the country, the recently ousted Miami police chief has pleaded with officers to get vaccinated.
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Shanna Moakler seen out amid Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian engagement
Moakler seemingly reacted to news of Barker and Kardashian's engagement by posting the quote “Temporarily closed for spiritual maintenance" to Instagram.
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First lady says the Bidens are "heartbroken" over Colin Powell's death
The former secretary of state and longtime colleague of the president died Monday morning due to complications from COVID-19 at the age of 84.
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Red Sox continue grand slam barrage: Kyle Schwarber's Game 3 blast their third in two games
After hitting two grand slams in ALCS Game 2, the Boston Red Sox returned to Fenway Park for Game 3 and got another slam courtesy of Kyle Schwarber.      
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Youngkin campaign ad uses McAuliffe's words to showcase stance against parents influencing schools
The campaign of Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin has clapped back after his Democratic opponent, Terry McAuliffe, accused him of “twisting” the Democrat's words on education.
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Jets preaching patience, persistence to finally get running game going
After rushing for 152 yards against the Patriots on Sept. 19, the Jets have accumulated just 173 in their past three games.
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Despite 'off week,' Brandon Staley is pleased with Chargers' 4-2 start
The Chargers had one of the NFL's most difficult schedules through six weeks, so rookie coach Brandon Staley is quite pleased with their 4-2 record heading into off week.
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