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Steelers' Mike Tomlin defends Trai Turner after ejection: 'Somebody spit in his face'

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Trai Turner was ejected from his Week 2 game against the Las Vegas Raiders after he appeared to spit on another opponent.
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Video of Marine Veteran Stopping Armed Robbery Goes Viral
James Kilcer, who completed a tour in Afghanistan, later told deputies: "The Marine Corps taught me not to [mess] around."
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Twitter accounts tied to China lied that COVID came from Maine lobsters
China-linked Twitter accounts have been discovered spreading lies about the origins of COVID-19, including one linking the virus to Maine lobsters      
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There is no academic freedom without academic tenure. Professors need job protection.
Maybe colleges will be influenced by a donor, or unfairly punish a professor who crosses a line. Either way, assaults come from the left and right.      
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American eel, marbled salamander among ‘critters in crisis’ in D.C. region, experts say
Pollution and development in Montgomery County and D.C. region are making it harder for certain species to survive. Experts are now trying to save them.
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Biden pushes for racial equity in federal health programs. But fragmented plans, poor data hinder efforts.
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Xi Jinping wants ‘common prosperity’ in China. That’s going to mean government crackdowns.
The recent release of Xi’s August speech on this topic now offers a closer look.
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Editorial: An injustice of miscarriage in Oklahoma lands a woman in prison
No matter what role Brittney Poolaw's drug use played in the demise of her fetus, her miscarriage is a tragic event, not a criminal attack perpetrated by her.
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J.B. Smoove on ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ spinoffs, his bond with Larry David and the issue with winning an Emmy
J.B. Smoove will step back into the role of Leon Black on Sunday when “Curb Your Enthusiasm” returns to HBO for its 11th season.
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Sen. Tom Cotton: Biden's national emergency at border – US needs real leadership to tackle crisis
Biden has created the worst border crisis in U.S. history. In the midst of a pandemic, soaring inflation and skyrocketing crime, the border isn’t just open, it’s the most open it has ever been.
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Letters to the Editor: 'Opposing perspectives' on the Holocaust are simply racist denialism
An effort in Texas to teach an "opposing perspective" on the Holocaust fits in with recent denials of historical truths.
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Elliott: Dodgers vs. Braves series a showcase for baseball's illogical unpredictability
The Dodgers and Atlanta Braves have battled for dominant control in the NLCS, but neither team has been able to maintain momentum in the series.
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Letters to the Editor: No state vaccine mandate for community colleges? How elitist
The UC and CSU systems require students and staff to be vaccinated, but the state is letting each community college set its own rules. This is elitist, unfair and dangerous.
latimes.com
This remote sliver of northwest Colombia is one of the world's busiest migration corridors
Migrants from Haiti and around the world are camped out in northwest Colombia, a staging ground for the harrowing trip to the United States.
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D'Ernest Johnson: Three years ago, he was working on a fishing boat. Now, Cleveland Browns running back is a match-winning NFL player
In 2018, D'Ernest Johnson wasn't signed by any NFL team after failing to be drafted.
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She was named Miss America in 1958. Now she’s auctioning her treasured crown to benefit teachers.
The starting price for Marilyn Van Derbur's crown is $20,000. She said she's selling it because she was awed by the dedication of teachers during the pandemic.
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Column: Liz Cheney is putting America first
She's already paying a price within the Republican Party for telling the truth about Donald Trump and the attack on the Capitol.
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Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly are trying to be Hollywood’s hottest new couple — but instead are the most cringeworthy
Given that Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly have essentially demanded we pay attention to them, allow us to look back at the five most cringe-y moments from the press rollout of their relationship.
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Americans Don't Want Any More Wasteful Spending | Opinion
The American people are rejecting this spending binge because it's divorced from their actual concerns and priorities, and they can foresee the damage it will inflict.
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Nontraditional Burial Sites Worldwide
Sacred Ground. From a cemetery-turned-movie theater to an underwater necropolis, here are some of the world's most compelling burial grounds.
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Three ways to save the Yankees lineup from the one-trick mess it’s become
How the Yankees can remake their roster to repair their biggest weakness.
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In this California county, one town has no water. Another has enough to share.
California’s drought has had such an uneven effect statewide — even within one county.
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How Broadway’s set-making guru is tackling the comeback — from mold in stage fog to costumes that don’t fit anymore
As show openings pile up, there’s a flurry of deadline, behind-the-scenes work for Neil A. Mazzella’s Hudson Scenic Studio.
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Letters to the Editor: Why won't the federal government just pay to build veterans housing?
A former member of a veterans affairs board expresses disgust over the federal government's inability to fully cover the cost of housing construction.
latimes.com
In the galleries: Artists illustrate the evolving principles of geometric painting
Works reflect personal statements via architectural elements.
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James Balog's photos chronicle climate change - "The Takeout"
On "The Takeout" podcast this week, nature photographer James Balog confronts climate skeptics with his photographic evidence of climate change.
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Brian Laundrie Lawyer Says Claims His Remains Were Planted Are 'Ludicrous'
Laundrie family attorney Steven Bertolino angrily dismissed speculation about the discovery of the fugitive's body in an animated TV interview.
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Lewis Hamilton on the US Grand Prix and championing change off the track
In the midst of a thrilling title race, Lewis Hamilton finds himself just six points behind Max Verstappen in the Formula One standings. In a wide-ranging conversation with CNN, Hamilton didn't just discuss the GP, but his love of America, how he overcame adversity growing up in England, and the ways in which he is using his global platform.
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Who was Halyna Hutchins? Tributes paid to director of photography killed by prop gun
The film industry has been left shocked and in mourning after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on set when actor and producer Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm.
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Who was Halyna Hutchins? Tributes paid to director of photography killed by prop gun
The film industry has been left shocked and in mourning after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on set when actor and producer Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm.
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Donald Trump Says Unloading Ships 'Very Simple Task' in Dig at Supply Chain Crisis
The Biden administration has not ruled out deploying the National Guard to assist with unloading ships.
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Think You’re Smarter Than Slate’s Director of Media Relations? Find Out With This Week’s News Quiz.
Test your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
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How the Ghost of Jimmy Carter’s Presidency Haunts Everything Biden Says About Supply Shortages
The last from-the-top critique of American overconsumption generated a massive backlash.
slate.com
Candace Owens' Calls to Invade Australia Viewed over 330k Times
The conservative commentator condemned Australia's tough COVID lockdown measures.
newsweek.com
5 of Adele's Favorite Pubs and Restaurants in London
Adele has revealed her favorite spots in her home city in a video with Vogue. Want to try a tour of London inspired by the singer? Here's where to go.
newsweek.com
The Truth About “Smartphone Pinkie”
And what to really watch out for.
slate.com
Parts of India continue to see heavy rain and flooding
Parts of India see heavy rain and flooding as the monsoon rains continue their retreat. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam gives an update and when the rains will subside.
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California teacher placed on leave after video shows her imitating Native American dance in headdress
The video, which was reportedly recorded by a Native American student, has sparked outrage.
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California teacher placed on leave after video shows her imitating Native American dance in headdress
The video, which was reportedly recorded by a Native American student, has sparked outrage.
washingtonpost.com
Haiti gang leader threatens to kill kidnapped missionaries
The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that police say is holding 17 members of a kidnapped missionary group is seen in a video released Thursday saying he will kill them if he doesn’t get what he’s demanding.
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Man airlifted after vehicle fell on top of him
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Virginia vineyard, winery and house for sale for $6 million
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Rappahannock County property has produced gold-medal wines.
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Halyna Hutchins Tributes Flood in for Cinematographer After Alec Baldwin Prop Gun Incident
Halyna Hutchins died after Alec Baldwin "discharged" a prop gun on the set of their movie "Rust," officials said.
newsweek.com
The Sixers are complicit in the Ben Simmons mess. The burden is on them to get out of it.
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Lana Del Rey's New Album Reviews: What Critics Are Saying About 'Blue Banisters'
Lana Del Rey is back with a new album only months since her last LP, "Chemtrails over the Country Club," was released. Here's what critics have to say about it.
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The Backstory: Long before the Champlain Towers collapse, there was money laundering. Here's how we uncovered it.
No one wanted to talk about what happened at the Champlain Towers in Surfside, Florida. Our reporters kept digging.       
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They refused to pay rent and stole the fridge. Landlords deal with pandemic squatters
Some landlords got hurt by squatters who took advantage of eviction bans during the pandemic. Now they can't get any help from a massive $47 billion federal rental assistance program.
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Is This the Cure for the Loneliness of American Motherhood?
American moms are isolated, overworked and undersupported. The solution may be living together, separately.
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nytimes.com
How Russia Is Cashing In on Climate Change
Global warming may pose grave dangers around the world, but as one tiny Russian town on the Arctic Ocean shows, it can also be a ticket to prosperity.
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nytimes.com