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NYPD cop calls straphanger a male Karen when asked why he isn’t wearing a mask

A pair of maskless cops inside a subway stop snapped back at a New Yorker who questioned why they weren’t covering their faces — calling the straphanger a “male version of Karen,” a new clip shows. The back-and-forth comes just days after Gov. Andrew Cuomo tapped the NYPD and MTA police to hand out $50...
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China, WHO could have helped prevent COVID-19 pandemic: congressional report
The coronavirus pandemic might have been prevented if not for Chinese cover-ups in the early days of the outbreak and the World Health Organization “parroting” Beijing propaganda, according to a damning audit from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The 96-page report — obtained by The Post ahead of its planned Monday release — says the...
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Nationwide Marches Against 'Death, Lies and Fascism' Planned as U.S. Nears 200,000 COVID-19 Deaths
Refuse Facism's events are also being promoted as build up for daily protests in October against GOP's plans to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat.
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We Will Not Have a Vaccine by November
No matter what the president says, the timeline is not possible.
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It’s Not Hypocrisy
Mitch McConnell’s machinations are something far more degrading.
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Prince Charles Calls For 'Military-Style Campaign' to Fight Climate Change
The heir to the British throne wants the world 'on a warlike footing' as he warns climate change 'will dwarf the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.'
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McConnell's Stimulus Bill an 'Insult' to Americans 'Who Need Relief,' Nevada Senator Says
The Senate majority leader has faced criticism over his stance towards stimulus throughout negotiations, which have failed to see a bipartisan agreement reached.
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Ramy Youssef Shows Fans What Happen When You Lose An Emmy in 2020
Is this the most 2022 thing to ever 2020? The Emmys, but not as we know them...
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Twitter CDO Acknowledges 'Racist' Photo Algorithm: 'It's 100% Our Fault'
An algorithm used to decide which sections of an image are cropped and displayed in tweet previews will be investigated after accusations of racial bias.
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Four-bedroom, four-bathroom townhouse in Manassas, Va., lists for $345,000
AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The main level has an open floor plan with hardwood floors, a powder room and, in the kitchen, granite counters, a custom-designed backsplash and stainless-steel appliances.
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Who is Jovita Idár? Google Doodle Celebrates Mexican-American Civil Rights Pioneer
Idár and her family helped establish the First Mexican Congress, which organized Mexican-Americans across Texas in the fight for civil rights.
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The incredible tale of a man who formed an unlikely bond with an octopus
Craig Foster spent an entire year diving off the west coast of South Africa to visit a very special octopus. This is what he learned.
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Why Meghan Markle Has Dropped Lawyer Who Represented Johnny Depp
Meghan Markle has dropped the celebrity lawyer who represented Johnny Depp in his case against Amber Heard ahead of a court hearing today.
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Emmys 2020: Zendaya shines on an unprecedented night for awards fashion
There might not have been a red carpet, but Zendaya still stole the fashion limelight at the Emmys on Sunday night.
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Man charged in Black protester's fatal shooting kills himself: lawyer
One of his attorneys says Jacob Gardner suffered from Iraq War-related PTSD and mistook scene at bar for war zone before shooting James Scurlock.
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Harry Belafonte's historic takeover of 'The Tonight Show'
Director Yoruba Richen speaks to Amanpour about her new film "The Sit-In" which chronicles the historic week in 1968 when Harry Belafonte took over "The Tonight Show."
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Boy Watches Gunmen Shoot Mother Dead Before Helping Badly Injured Father Call 911
Wilma and Jonathan Hochstetler were ambushed by armed robbers as they fixed lights in Indianapolis.
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How Bad Has The Pandemic Been For Childhood Vaccinations?
The betterment of childhood vaccination rates has been a global success story. A new report on the impact of the pandemic offers reason for concern — and optimism.
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Taiwan Says It Can 'Counter Attack' After China Practices Invasion
Chinese jets crossed the midpoint of the Taiwan Strait this weekend while troops conducted combat drills nearby.
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Four principles to guide us on whose statues should topple and whose should remain
The United States is in the most intensive purge ever of national historical imagery. Start by losing the Confederates.
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Voice Of America CEO In The Hot Seat: Democratic Lawmakers Bear Down On Pack
Two senior Democratic lawmakers are sharply questioning moves by Trump appointee Michael Pack, the CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media. The agency oversees the Voice of America.
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D.C.-area forecast: Unbelievably nice weather for most of the week
Temperatures rise midweek as highs approach 80.
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Washington Politics Could Be About To Enter A 'Post-Apocalyptic' Phase
As if 2020 couldn't get any more politically contentious, a fight is underway over a Supreme Court vacancy — just 43 days until Election Day, and as Americans are already voting.
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The Future Of The Affordable Care Act In A Supreme Court Without Ginsburg
The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg comes just as the Supreme Court was about to hear a case challenging the ACA. It could end Medicaid expansion and protections for preexisting conditions.
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Liz Peek: Confirm Supreme Court justice now – 4 reasons why Trump, Republicans should act quickly
Republicans have four excellent reasons to move as quickly as possible to confirm a new associate justice to the Supreme Court. 
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Why Saudi Arabia Wants to Scare Oil Traders
The country’s oil minister talks tough to fellow OPEC+ members and oil traders alike.
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Remembering RBG
She prized empathy. She took the long view. And she disdained our politics of hot takes.
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Woman allegedly leads cops on high-speed chase after unusual request
Driver operating car with suspended license, outstanding warrants
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China’s air force seems to use video to simulate attack on US air base: report
The video was reportedly titled, “The god of war H-6K goes on the attack!”
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Pollsters Warn Comparing Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton Is Pointless
While it is easy to compare the two Democratic presidential candidates, pollsters have suggested doing so might not be as simple as a like for like analysis.
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Here's how Taiwan is beating coronavirus
While the world continues to grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic, life in Taiwan is starting to return to normal. The island's coronavirus response has been praised and studied around the world as a model to follow. CNN's Paula Hancocks visits Taipei to see what Taiwan has done right.
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Tropical Storm Beta nears Texas and Louisiana
Tropical Storm Beta is set to make landfall along Texas' central or upper Gulf Coast late Monday night, the National Hurricane Center said. It could drop up to 20 inches of rain to some areas of Texas and Louisiana. (Sept. 21)       
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Trump Says Democrats Are 'Denigrating' Coronavirus Vaccine After Biden Warns About Political Interference
President Trump has claimed a coronavirus vaccine could be available before the election on November 3.
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Emmys 2020: Zendaya and 'Schitt's Creek' Break Major Awards Records
The Emmys 2020 saw Zendaya and "Schitt's Creek" among the nominees that made history in a year that was very different for the awards ceremony.
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State Trooper Accused of Selling Stolen Military Equipment, Faces 25 Years In Prison
The former marine was taken into custody on charges of conspiracy, theft of government property, and transporting stolen goods between states.
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Jake Gardner, Bar Owner Indicted in Killing of Black Protester, Dies by Suicide
Jake Gardner, 38, took his own life days after a grand jury indicted him in the shooting death of 22-year-old James Scurlock during protests in Omaha, Nebraska on May 30.
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Florida Woman Swims Away From Hurricane Sally Flood With 1-year-Old Grandson On Her Back
Ceteria Holley said she climbed on top of her dining room table as several feet of water engulfed her home in Pensacola on Wednesday.
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Alleged sender of ricin envelope to White House arrested
She was caught at the New York-Canada border, apparently trying to get into the U.S. and was carrying a gun, CBS News has learned.
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Street-side classes for poor students in India
A former Indian diplomat and his wife are teaching free classes on a New Delhi sidewalk to children, ages 4 to 14. Virendra and Veena Gupta are trying to help the children keep up while COVID-19 has schools shut down. (Sept. 21)       
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Fox Host Calls on Trump to Hold SCOTUS Vote After the Election
Steve Hilton also pushed for Democratic nominee Joe Biden to reveal who he would nominate to the Supreme Court.
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Woman too 'scared' to join gym transforms body on her own, becomes fitness influencer
The fitness influencer still eats junk food, though.
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Tropical Storm Beta nearing Texas coast today
Tropical Storm Beta to soon bring tropical storm force conditions to the Texas coast. CNN meteorologist Tyler Mauldin has the update.
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Several Children Dead, Dozens Feared Trapped After Building Collapses in India
The residents of the three-storey building in Bhiwandi had been told to vacate the property as it was in a dangerous condition.
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US Rep. Jahana Hayes says she tested positive for COVID-19
U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes, a Democrat from Connecticut, announced on Saturday that she has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Why Anthony Davis Shouted "Kobe" To Celebrate Buzzer Beater over Denver
Davis drained a game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer to help the Lakers take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals.
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CDC Says Coronavirus Airborne—Here's How the Guidelines on Transmission Have Changed
The disease control agency updated its website amid a debate among scientists on how the coronavirus spreads.
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Rising populations of wild hogs worrying experts, many deemed 'super-pigs': report
The US wild pig population is soaring and rapidly multiplying, which experts believe is a ticking 'feral swine bomb,' according to a report on Saturday.
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'Schitt's Creek' sweep, Jennifer Aniston, Zendaya and more highlight virtual Emmy Awards
The 2020 Emmys were filled with highlights, from Jennifer Aniston extinguishing a fire to 'Schitt's Creek' and Zendaya making award show history.       
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What Bruce Springsteen Has Said About Joe Biden
Though his disdain for Donald Trump is well-known, Springsteen has revealed he supports Joe Biden and believes his election will help repair America's global reputation.
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