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South Carolina mom gives birth to 14.4-pound baby

On June 23, Cindy Richmond of Lexington, South Carolina, gave birth to a whopping 14.4-pound baby -- the biggest baby clinicians recall being born at Lexington Medical Center since it opened in 1971.
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Florida Man Dies From 'Mangrove Lodged Into His Head,' Authorities Say
The man was driving a 21-foot boat at a high rate of speed, and he veered directly into a mangrove shoreline, the FWC said.
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U.N. Security Council Meets Over Israeli-Palestinian Violence
With the death toll nearing 200 and thousands more civilians left homeless, the United Nations is pushing for a cease-fire.
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CDC updates face mask guidance as U.S. COVID cases decline
Many states are lifting face mask mandates after the CDC says vaccinated people no longer need to wear one in most settings. Lilia Luciano reports.
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K.H. Lee gets 1st PGA Tour win at Nelson, qualifies for PGA
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Alex Bowman's car catches fire after NASCAR Dover win
Alex Bowman led Hendrick Motorsports to a 1-2-3-4 finish at NASCAR's Dover Cup Series race. The win was his second of the season.
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AP Editor Warns World Will 'Know Less' About Israeli-Palestinian Conflict After Bureau Bombing
"It hampers the ability to tell the story fairly on both sides," AP executive editor Sally Buzbee said.
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Andrea Lee relieved to snap losing skid at UFC 262: 'I don't want that to happen again'
Andrea Lee felt pressure heading into UFC 262 but kept reminding herself how good she can be.       Related StoriesAndrea Lee relieved to snap losing skid at UFC 262: 'I don't want that to happen again' - EnclosureDespite UFC 262 title win, Charles Oliveira still won't give up on talk of featherweight returnDespite UFC 262 title win, Charles Oliveira still won't give up on talk of featherweight return - Enclosure 
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Severe weather slams the Southwest
On Sunday, a tornado was seen tearing up Hill County, Texas. Thunderstorms are now threatening the region with torrential rain.
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Wild pitch in the 9th lifts Athletics past Twins 7-6
Matt Chapman had three hits and three RBIs and Ramón Laureano scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the ninth inning Sunday as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Minnesota Twins 7-6.
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Three violent attacks mark another morning of NYC subway mayhem
One straphanger was robbed at gunpoint and two others socked in the face early Sunday morning in another round of public transit violence, according to law enforcement sources.
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Cuomo’s refusal to take CDC’s advice on masks shows his addiction to power
Trust the science. That’s what Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been telling us for the past year in justifying the draconian and crippling COVID measures enacted under his emergency powers. The restrictions were not his fault, he suggested; he had to follow the directives of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He even endlessly claimed...
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'Slider, you stink': Why Tom Cruise's pungent 'Top Gun' smackdown still ranks at 35
Tom Cruise's Maverick stunned Slider (Rick Rossovich) with the zinger, "Slider, you stink," in "Top Gun." It's a scene that almost didn't happen.       
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"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, May 16, 2021
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News with Jericka Duncan."
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Pickle-flavored hard seltzer is coming this summer after April Fool's tease
What started as a 2020 April Fool's joke is becoming reality, giving the hard seltzer hype a controversial twist.
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Dangerous tropical cyclone Tauktae bearing down on India's Gujarat peninsula
Tropical cyclone Tauktae became even stronger Sunday with winds equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane. CNN meteorologist Tom Sater tracks the storm and the impact to India.
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Nashville gas station trolls Hunter Biden: 'Hope gas prices don't get too high'
Lewis Country Store in Nashville, Tennessee is poking fun at rising gas prices under the watch of the Biden administration.
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Sitcom legends team up for a dramatic ‘Pose’ surprise
Here’s how Janet Hubert (“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”), Anna Maria Horsford (“Amen”) and Jackée Harry (“227”) have been connecting with audiences since their sitcom glory days.
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For the sake of children, keep wearing your mask
Dr. Lawrence C. Kleinman writes that while the CDC's guidance on wearing masks correctly indicated that vaccinated individuals are generally safe, it underemphasized the risk to unvaccinated children. "While vaccinated people are much safer than those who are not, they may still contract and spread the virus."
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Healthy Man Loses Much of Small Intestine After Blood Clot From AstraZeneca Vaccine
Doctors removed 6.5 feet of Shaun Mulldoon's small intestine after he suffered a rare blood clot linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine.
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Insisting on masks despite the science is just partisan posturing gone mad
The CDC issued new guidelines allowing fully vaccinated Americans to go without wearing a mask in most instances. The Post editorial board writes that it's time for politicians to keep up and unmask.
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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has strained medical services and left families reeling. Here are five organizations you can support to help victims
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has boiled over into another violent episode, leaving families in the region reeling from tragedy.
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NYC’s 24/7 subway service is back after year of COVID-19 shutdowns
At the beginning of the pandemic last spring, subways stopped all-day service and were shut down in the late hours of the night for deep cleaning, at the behest of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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Jalen Rose, Chris Webber end feud after Hall of Fame announcement
The occasion of Chris Webber’s election to the Basketball Hall of Fame led to a touching moment with estranged former Fab Five collaborator Jalen Rose.
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Governors caught flatfooted by Biden's mask reversal
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Grant asylum to Afghans who helped United States
President Joe Biden should make sure all Afghans who helped American troops in the Afghanistan War are offered asylum in the United States.
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Four-run eighth sends Astros past Rangers, 6-2
Chas McCormick had a two-run single as part of a four-run eighth, Lance McCullers Jr. threw six scoreless innings and the Houston Astros won their sixth straight, 6-2 over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.
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Second Amendment sanctuaries facing first court test in Oregon
The first court test of whether local governments can ban police from enforcing certain gun laws is playing out in a rural Oregon county, one county declaring itself a Second Amendment sanctuary.
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Spanish politician temporarily suspended by Twitter after saying 'a man cannot get pregnant'
Contreras' comments were in response to an article he shared on the social media platform about a transgender male who announced they were a father after giving birth to a baby girl.
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Dozens injured in Israeli synagogue bleacher collapse
Israeli medics said at least two people were killed and more than 150 injured after a bleacher collapsed at an uncompleted West Bank synagogue on Sunday.       
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Semien has 3 hits, 3 RBIs, Blue Jays beat depleted Phillies 10-8
Marcus Semien and Bo Bichette hit consecutive first-inning homers, Randal Grichuk had a two-run double in a five-run second and the Toronto Blue Jays hung on to beat the injury-depleted Philadelphia Phillies 10-8 on Sunday.
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Space Force commander fired after his comments on podcast
A Space Force commander has been removed from his post following claims he made on a conservative podcast. CNN's Jim Acosta reports Lt. Col. Matthew Lohmeier made the comment that Marxist ideologies are invading the US military on "The Steve Gruber Show," and did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment.
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Six NY county execs urge Cuomo to adopt CDC’s latest mask guidelines
A number of Republican and Democrat New York county executives are asking Gov. Andrew Cuomo to follow the latest CDC guidelines on mask wearing.
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Wood improves to 5-0, Yastrzemski HR as Giants beat Pirates
Alex Wood pitched six innings while keeping his perfect record intact and Mike Yastrzemski hit a game-sealing home run as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Sunday.
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The future of crimefighting tech is here: drones and RoboDog
The future of nonlethal crimefighting is here — and progressives and civil libertarians are losing their minds.
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University of California to nix SAT, ACT in settlement with minority students
The University of California agreed to no longer consider SAT or ACT scores when making admissions and scholarship decisions under a settlement finalized Friday in a 2019 lawsuit filed on behalf of low income students of color and students with disabilities.  The 10-campus system, which has more than 280,000 students statewide, decided not to continue fighting a...
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One person was killed and four others injured in a Toronto shooting
At least one person is dead and four others injured after a shooting in a Toronto suburb Sunday, Toronto police said.
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Ohtani's 2-out, 2-run HR in 9th sends Angels over Bosox 6-5
Shohei Ohtani hit a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Angels rallied past the Boston Red Sox 6-5 Sunday, ending a four-game losing streak.
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Bill Gates reportedly asked out several women in his office while married
Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates reportedly asked female employees out on dates while married to Melinda Gates.
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Reporters as arms of the spy state and other commentary
From the left: Reporters Now Arms of the Spy State A decade after the huge WikiLeaks dump of Afghan War secrets launched “a historic stretch of true oppositional journalism” investigating massive national-security-agency abuse, Matt Taibbi seethes at his TK News site, suddenly “the FBI-CIA-media partnership” has become “cozier than a Swedish porn shoot.” And all it...
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Gen Z influencer gets cancelled mocking vapid digital culture of today
Gen Z influencer Serena Shahidi, known as @Glamdemon2004, became the latest victim of cancel culture with her TikTok video mocking the vapid digital culture of today.
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Moore, short-handed Suns hold off Spurs 123-121
The Phoenix Suns got some needed rest for their All-Star backcourt and kept alive their chances at the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference.
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Outrage after social media users discover series of Hitler-praising tweets from CNN freelancer
Social media users are demanding CNN respond after contributor Adeel Raja, who has written dozens of pieces for the outlet, wrote in a now-deleted tweet on his account that "the world today needs a Hitler." After some digging, it turned out to be one of several messages Raja has posted praising the Nazi leader.
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Orioles rally from deficit, beat Yankees 10-6 to avoid sweep
Maikel Franco homered and drove in three runs, rookie Bruce Zimmermann came out of the bullpen to hold down the Yankees and Baltimore Orioles avoided a three-game sweep by rallying to beat New York 10-6 Sunday.
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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries endorses Maya Wiley for mayor
Congressman Hakeem Jeffries is backing Maya Wiley for NYC mayor in what he's calling a "change election." In recent polling, Wiley sits in fourth with Kathryn Garcia.
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U.S. ambassador to U.N. calls for de-escalation in Middle East
The U.S. has been engaged in intense diplomacy with Israel and with Palestinian leadership as well as Egyptian and Qatari officials, Thomas-Greenfield said.
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2 police officers among 48 people shot in Chicago in violent weekend
2 police officers among 48 people shot in Chicago in violent weekend
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Letters to the Editor — May 17, 2021
The Issue: Eddie Scarry’s article (“Mess-ter President,” May 13) informs us that the White House “requires reporters to submit quotes from officials that they want to use for approval before story publication.” A free press is a bedrock of democracy and is enshrined in the First Amendment. Is this not censorship? Why is the Fourth...
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Hendricks takes shutout into 9th, Cubs beat Tigers 5-1
Kyle Hendricks took a shutout into the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers 5-1 on Sunday.
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