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Stephen Sondheim, Giant of the Broadway Musical Theater, Dies at 91

Composer-Lyricist Stephen Sondheim, whose works include Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, and the current production of Company on Broadway died today at 91.
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WATCH: Hackers targeting Uber customers with verification scheme
A Florida man says he was the victim of a "two-factor authentication" scam.
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Subway diary: Decay and depravity underground as system struggles to recover
In the wake of the horrific subway shoving death of 40-year-old Upper West Sider Michelle Go last week in Times Square, The Post spent three days surveying the troubled transit system,
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Teen travels around the world in 155 days
A teenager made aviation history by becoming the youngest woman to fly solo around the world. On Thursday, Zara Rutherford completed a five-month, 32,000-mile journey and returned in record time. Dana Jacobson has the details.
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Mother of 11-year-old who died by suicide sues social media firms Meta and Snap
Rodriguez's mother said her daughter experienced depression and sleep deprivation as a result of her addiction to Instagram and Snapchat.
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More children are being brought to hospitals with COVID-19
This week marks two years since COVID-19 was first detected in the United States, and while there are some encouraging signs that Omicron has peaked in some parts of the country, there's a troubling rise in the number of kids being infected. Michael George has the latest.
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School bus driver shortages force schools to get help from National Guard
The ripple effect of school bus driver shortages is affecting schools, students and families. Across the country, some states have gone as far as calling in the National Guard for help. Errol Barnett has been hearing about the impact.
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DOJ receives 850 reports of threats to election workers
The Justice Department says it has received more than 850 referrals of potentially threatening or harassing threats against election officials and workers. Many are said to have been prompted by former President Trump, who repeatedly raised unfounded doubts about the 2020 presidential election. Threats to other public officials are rising as well. Jeff Pegues reports.
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New Yorkers step up to help victims of Bronx fire
A fire earlier this month in New York City that was traced to a malfunctioning space heater killed 17 people, including eight children. Many residents of the Bronx apartment building fled with just the clothes on their backs. Over the last two weeks, New Yorkers of all backgrounds have stepped in to help, their diversity reflecting that of the city itself. Nancy Chen has the story.
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A look at Biden’s first year in office and what’s ahead
President Biden is meeting with his national security team on the Ukraine crisis, while major domestic issues have plunged the president's approval rating to its lowest point since he took office. Natalie Brand is at the White House to review Mr. Biden's first year in office and what's ahead.
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Top U.S. and Russian diplomats agree to keep talking to deescalate Ukraine crisis
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Geneva, Switzerland, on Friday. Blinken told Lavrov the U.S. would give Russia written responses to Moscow's proposals next week. It offers some hope that an invasion of Ukraine is delayed. Christina Ruffini is in Geneva with the latest.
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Eye Opener: U.S. and Russia agree to more talks in Ukraine standoff
Top U.S. and Russian diplomats agree to keep talking over the Ukraine crisis. Also, the U.S. sees a drop in COVID-19 cases. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener.
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Ex-CBC journalist reveals why ‘woke’ media is broken — and how to fix it
While working for the CBC, Tara Henley found that pushing back against a "woke" news agenda fell on deaf ears.
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Review: Think you're tired of addiction stories? Read this new novel and think again
David Sanchez's 'All Day Is a Long Time' is a relentless work of autofiction — in all the right ways.
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What's on TV Saturday: Will Forte hosts 'Saturday Night Live' on NBC; NFL on CBS and Fox
What to watch Saturday, January 22: 'Saturday Night Live' on NBC; NFL playoff games on CBS and Fox; 'Celebration of Black Cinema & Television,' the CW
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Do Americans Even Know What Free Speech Is?
A new poll suggests the First Amendment is popular only in the abstract.
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U.S. Has a Blueprint to Electrify Its Country Roads
The government pushed to bring power to rural America in the mid-20th century. It can make a similar choice for electric vehicles.
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How Biden Can Build Back Better Democratic Support
After months of damaging internal bickering, the president needs to unite his party behind more realistic legislative goals and refocus voters’ attention on the GOP’s failings.
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Rapid rise in mortgage rates startles homebuyers, who blame inflation fears
The average 30-year rate was 3.08% in November but shot up to 3.54% by mid-January. The speed is a bit startling, but so was the spike in inflation.      
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Drought conditions improve in U.S. West, but more snow is needed
In January, most Western basin snowpack values were above normal.
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Abortion Providers in Neighboring States Struggle to Absorb Texas Patients Amid Ban
"The landscape of abortion provision is simply not going to be able to absorb all the people," Dr. Bhavik Kumar warned Newsweek about overturning Roe v. Wade.
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Fake Teacher Loses Home and Entire 20-Year Salary Over Alleged Falsified Documents
The woman has been a teacher or substitute teacher in Italy for 21 years.
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Woman Contacted by Husband's 'Love Child' Seeks Advice Online
A woman who has been married for 34 years shared how she was contacted by a 25-year-old man saying her husband is "a parental match."
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15 Outstanding Pet Products Designed to Save You Time
Sure, you love your dog and cat, but some of their care puts you in a time crunch. These 15 pet products can free up your schedule while keeping them happy.
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Republicans have an edge despite liberal media
As we have reached the one-year anniversary of Joe Biden's inauguration, Gallup brought some bad polling news for the Democrats.
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Packers vs. 49ers prediction: Under is the play
The Packers and 49ers will combine for less than 48 points in Saturday's NFC divisional matchup.
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After stock price collapse, Peloton faces tough questions about post-pandemic future
The company needs to contend with growing competition from reopening gyms and from companies such as Apple expanding into fitness tech. And there are questions about how Peloton has dealt with its growing roster of problems.
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Saturday Sessions: LP performs "Lost On You"
This morning on Saturday Sessions: a return visit from LP. In 2012, one of her songs was used in a Citibank ad. Her sound was so compelling that thousands sought out the source and propelled her emerging career. She's released six albums, written songs for the likes of Cher and Rihanna, and is about to embark on a world tour. Performing from Los Angeles, here is LP with "Lost on You."
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Dad of slain subway victim calls for more cops in wake of Michelle Go’s murder
On Feb. 13, 2021, Claudine Roberts was killed by a crazed homeless man in a random slashing spree that left two dead and two others injured.
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WATCH: Rising cost of housing across US
ABC News' Deirdre Bolton offers advice on how to handle the real estate market whether you're buying or renting.
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Saturday Sessions: LP performs "Girls Go Wild"
This morning on Saturday Sessions: a return visit from LP. In 2012, one of her songs was used in a Citibank ad. Her sound was so compelling that thousands sought out the source and propelled her emerging career. She's released six albums, written songs for the likes of Cher and Rihanna, and is about to embark on a world tour. Performing from Los Angeles, here is LP with "Girls Go Wild."
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Deloitte funded group that wants to keep homeless on subways
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services donated between $25,000 and $50,000 in 2021 to the Urban Justice Center.
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Baltic nations to ship Washington-endorsed arms to Ukraine
The Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will send U.S.-made anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine in a move that Washington says it is fully endorsing amid Kyiv’s escalating tensions with Russia
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Saturday Sessions: LP performs "Angels"
This morning on Saturday Sessions: a return visit from LP. In 2012, one of her songs was used in a Citibank ad. Her sound was so compelling that thousands sought out the source and propelled her emerging career. She's released six albums, written songs for the likes of Cher and Rihanna, and is about to embark on a world tour. Performing from Los Angeles, here is LP with "Angels.”
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Rand Paul: Democrats’ COVID mandates will end when business owners push back
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., spoke out Friday night on "The Ingraham Angle" about what he views as blatant government overreach, especially by local politicians in the nation’s Democrat-run cities.
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What CEOs are really saying when they lash out against 'woke' America
"Woke" probably isn't the first adjective that comes to mind when describing Corporate America. But some CEOs are wearing their non-wokeness as a badge of honor.
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How Big Tech elites are helping China achieve global supremacy
Blinded by their ambition, Silicon Valley elites are helping Communist China achieve their ultimate goal: “Technology supremacy” over the West.
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Saturday Session: LP performs "Angels"
This morning on Saturday Session: a return visit from LP. In 2012, one of her songs was used in a Citibank ad. Her sound was so compelling that thousands sought out the source and propelled her emerging career. She's released six albums, written songs for the likes of Cher and Rihanna, and is about to embark on a world tour. Performing from Los Angeles, here is LP with "Angels".
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Odell Beckham Jr.'s inspired play has caught attention of fellow Rams
Critics were worried how the addition of Odell Beckham Jr. would affect the Rams' environment, but he has done nothing but good on and off the field, and his teammates love it.
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Olympic athletes are truly special. The IOC pawns them for whatever value it can get.
The Games are an athletes-first spectacle run by an athletes-last organization.
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How to access AT&T and Verizon's new super fast 5G networks
Many mobile device users in the United States now have access to blazing-fast internet speeds stemming from the rollout of Verizon and AT&T's new C-band 5G networks earlier this week.
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New Council bill adds 2 days of parking relief following snowstorms
The goal of the bill is to keep cars off slippery roads by eliminating the need for drivers to move their cars.
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Thinking of buying a home in 2022? Here's what to expect
If you're one of many would-be homebuyers who got shut out of the real estate market last year, you might be hoping for better luck in 2022.
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What's getting more expensive
Inflation and supply chain snags have sent prices for everyday items soaring, from Tide laundry detergent to new cars. Here's what CNN Business found got more expensive this week, and what might be next.
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A wildfire near California's Big Sur forces residents to evacuate
Those living in the Big Sur area were told to evacuate from their homes due to a wildfire that began late Friday, officials said. A wind advisory had been issued in the Bay Area.
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Chief Justice John Roberts created the legal landscape that doomed the voting rights bill, author says
Author Elie Mystal tells CNN that Chief Justice John Roberts has devoted his legal career to suppressing Black Americans' voting rights.
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Why the Sarah Palin v. New York Times trial will be an 'excruciating experience' for the paper
Monday marks the start of jury selection for a trial over Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit against the newspaper.
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Stray bullet kills English astrophysicist visiting Atlanta
Police in the Atlanta area say a stray bullet struck and killed an English astrophysicist while he was inside an apartment
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Romania and Bulgaria slam Russia's demands to move NATO troops as 'unacceptable'
NATO members Romania and Bulgaria slammed Russia's demand to remove alliance troops from both countries as "unacceptable," with each arguing that the Kremlin has no right to interfere in the foreign policy decisions of other sovereign states.
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