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Stephen Sondheim, the Broadway legend, has died at 91

The celebrated composer-songwriter died on Friday. He had won several Tonys and Grammys, as well as an Oscar and Pulitzer, for musicals including West Side Story and Into the Woods.
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Taliban Asks Countries to 'Not Punish' Afghans, Release Aid During Diplomatic Talks
The Taliban will likely request nearly $10 billion be unfrozen as nearly 23 million Afghans are facing starvation.
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The Biggest Obstacle to Eric Adams’ Plans for the NYPD
The fact that Adams is a former cop is an asset— and a liability.
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Rolls-Royce buyers are shockingly young
If you picture a typical Rolls-Royce owner, you probably imagine someone with white hair and maybe also white golf shoes. These are, after all, huge, cushy cars designed for comfort, just the sort of thing you'd think rich retirees would enjoy.
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Biden Undermines Zelensky, Ukraine with Partial Embassy Pullout
President Joe Biden has undermined Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky with his pullout of the families of U.S. embassy staff from Kyiv, signaling fear of a Russian invasion and contradicting Zelensky's attempts to boost morale.
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Alex Rodriguez is ‘enjoying life’ amid Kathryne Padgett outings
Although the former Yankees slugger appears to be spending a lot of time with a woman reported to be Padgett, we're told he's still a "single dude."
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Australia's Scott Morrison Sees WeChat Account Transferred to Chinese Tech Firm
Some Australian politicians are concerned after the prime minister lost access to his WeChat account and his opposition party opponent didn't.
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Julian Assange's Court Win and US Extradition Battle Explained
If extradited and convicted in the United States, Assange faces up to 175 years in prison on 18 espionage and fraud charges.
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Minneapolis bar owner joins lawsuit against vaccine mandate, slams mayor for 'following political science'
Seven restaurant and bar groups sue the city of Minneapolis after the mayor mandated their business to require customers to show proof of vaccination.
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What's next for Aaron Rodgers? What Green Bay Packers QB has said about future
Has Aaron Rodgers thrown his final pass for the Green Bay Packers? Was his team's NFL playoff loss to the 49ers the QB's last time playing football?       
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Biden weighs Ukraine options as tensions grow with Russia
President Biden met with his national security team over the weekend to discuss how to handle growing tensions between Russia and Ukraine, including the possibility of sending U.S. troops to nearby countries. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang spoke with Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers about what the Biden administration is planning.
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Supreme Court declines to hear McCarthy’s challenge to House proxy voting during pandemic
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had proposed the system in May 2020 in response to the coronavirus pandemic, and Republicans have used it despite their lawsuit against it
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CBS News Miami debuts, highlighting local stories from community
CBS News Miami debuted Monday, and it's welcoming a new member to its team. Kendis Gibson, an anchor on CBS News Miami's morning show, spoke with CBS News' Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers.
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Four ways inflation is a political problem for Biden
On the economic front, it looks like his biggest problem.
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‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ star James Snyder fired from Broadway show amid misconduct claim
The producers of the stage show said they launched an independent, third-party investigation after they received a complaint about James Snyder on Nov. 19, 2021.
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Dow drops more than 600 points as Fed meeting, Russia-Ukraine tensions loom
US stocks plunged in early trading Monday as concerns about the Federal Reserve’s plans to tighten monetary policy and rising geopolitical tensions spooked investors.
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Anti-Semitic flyers distributed in 2 Florida cities prompt 'community alert'
Anti-Semitic flyers were distributed over the weekend to hundreds of homes in two South Florida cities with large Jewish populations
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Fan Notices Incredible Easter Egg in Movie 'Erin Brockovich': 'Erinception'
The film, released in 2000, saw Julia Roberts win the Oscar for Best Actress.
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CNN's Brian Stelter continues to runs cover for NPR’s mask report after three Supreme Court justices refute it
CNN’s in-house media pundit Brian Stelter continued to run cover for NPR on Sunday.
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Where To Watch A&E’s ‘Secrets of Playboy’: Time, Next-Day Streaming, Live Steam Info
A&E's new docuseries delves into the complex world Hugh Hefner created and examines its far-reaching consequences.
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Joe Biden's Timidity on Russia Incentivizes Vladimir Putin, John Bolton Says
Donald Trump's former national security adviser said that Biden's "inadequate and now incoherent policy" will not deter Russia from invading Ukraine.
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50-yr-old math teacher Isabelle Galmiche wins prestigious Monte Carlo Rally
Fifty-year-old French math teacher Isabelle Galmiche won the Monte Carlo Rally alongside nine-time champion Sebastien Loeb, becoming the first woman to score points in the series since 1997.
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Evan Rachel Wood discusses alleged abuse by Marilyn Manson in new documentary
Evan Rachel Wood powerfully speaks out about the abuse she says she experienced in a new documentary.
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'I love the bone marrow': A chef's perspective on Disney World's EPCOT International Festival of the Arts
Culinary arts are at the heart of EPCOT International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World. We wanted to see what a chef thought of the food.     
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Sarah Palin Positive for COVID Via Home Test Hours Before NYT Defamation Trial Begins
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin tested positive for COVID-19 shortly before she was supposed to go to court in a defamation lawsuit.
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'Pain every day': Mom of Oxford shooting survivor details 14-year-old's recovery
Phoebe Arthur, 14, is regaining use of her arm after she was shot several times at Oxford High School.      
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UAE: Houth ballistic missiles intercepted over Abu Dhabi
CNN's Sam Kiley reports on the escalating attacks from Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi rebels and its impact on Iran's nuclear negotiations with the West.
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Anthony Davis misses another game, but coach says Lakers star is 'getting closer'
Lakers coach Frank Vogel explains the team's cautious approach with Anthony Davis, who has missed 17 games because of a sprained left knee ligament.
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Boy, 14, busted in alleged Bronx assault and attempted carjacking: cops
A 14-year-old boy was arrested Sunday for allegedly pummeling two men and trying to carjack one of the victims late last month, authorities said. 
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Some Trump allies are cooperating with the Jan. 6 committee. Here’s what we know.
We've learned details in recent days about William P. Barr and Keith Kellogg cooperating with the committee. Here's a look at what they and others could contribute.
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Why California's Largest School District Is No Longer Allowing Cloth Masks
The new rules say students must wear "well-fitting, non-cloth masks with a nose wire," and all workers must "wear surgical grade masks or higher."
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Chinese Military Jets Fly Near Taiwan As U.S. Distracted By Ukraine
It marked the largest convoy of aircraft China had sent towards the self-governing island this year.
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Sarah Palin’s defamation trial against New York Times delayed by positive coronavirus test
The long-awaited trial, which could test key First Amendment protections for media, is rescheduled for Feb. 3.
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Gingrich: Dictators will see ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’ if Biden flinches against Putin
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich told “Fox & Friends” on Monday that President Biden’s response to the threat of Russian military action could be an opportunity for dictators.
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Journalist who said she feared for her life shot dead in Mexico
Lourdes Maldonado López is the second journalist killed in a week's time in Tijuana, and the third in Mexico this month.
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Vanessa Demopoulos quit being a stripper so she could focus on MMA for UFC 270
Take a look inside Vanessa Demopoulos' submission win over Silvana Gomez Juarez  at UFC 270 in Anaheim, Calif.      Related StoriesUFC 270 bonuses: Deiveson Figueiredo, Brandon Moreno among four winnersJasmine Jasudavicius didn't want to waste debut at UFC 270, so fought smart and got winFight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC 270 with 'Jesus Walks,' 'God's Plan' and a song by Goatwhore 
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Deep-sea treasure hunter in jail for staying mum on missing gold gets another delay
Deep-sea treasure hunter Tommy Thompson has previously said that the coins were turned over to a trust in Belize
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Score a pair of Apple AirPods for over 35% off right now on Amazon
If we were you, we'd run, not walk, to score your own discounted pair.
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The CW’s New Docuseries ‘March’ Largely Succeeds At Its Difficult Mission: Proving That Marching Bands Are Cool, Actually
Memo to Hollywood: We need a scripted drama that braids the soaring emotional storytelling of Friday Night Lights with the bombastic musicality of Fame.
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Virginia school districts sue over Youngkin order making masks optional
The school boards claim the governor's executive order conflicts with current state law.
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Peloton slams Showtime’s ‘Billions’ after brand’s portrayal in premiere
Peloton is pedaling away from yet another PR controversy involving the health of a character on a major TV show.
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Hong Kong rocked by mental health epidemic
Hong Kong is coping with a mental health crisis as the city's happiness index has fallen. Despite the growing crisis, the city's public health system is struggling to cope -- with some patients having to wait more than 1.5 years to see a psychiatrist. CNN's Will Ripley reports.
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Universe Has 40 Quintillion Black Holes Says Study That Sheds Light on Their Origins
The unsettlingly large number of these cosmic monsters means there could be billions in each and every galaxy.
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Paris Hilton reflects on speaking out about abuse she faced as a teen: ‘I’m going to continue using my voice’
Paris Hilton has become the public face of reform efforts after she publicly said she was abused as a resident in the 1990s at a school in Utah, a state that plays an outsized role in the industry.
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Stormy Daniels and Michael Avenatti will face off at trial
Prosecutors are trying to prove that California lawyer cheated porn star Stormy Daniels out of $300,000 in book proceeds. Daniels is known for her lawsuits against former President Donald Trump.
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WATCH: Tonga flag bearer working to help homeland after devastating volcano, tsunami
Pita Taufatofua raised over $600,000 for Tonga after the archipelago was blanketed in an ash cloud and communication with the island was cut off.
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Google Accused Of 'Constant Surveillance', Deceptive Methods to Maintain Access to User Data
Attorney generals in at least four states are expected to be file lawsuits on Monday accusing the company of deceiving users about how their location is tracked.
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UPenn’s Lia Thomas ‘wasn’t close’ to being competitive as a male: teammate
A UPenn swimmer has spoken out against Lia Thomas' dominance in the pool, saying she "was not even close" to being competitive in male events before transitioning.
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Paris Buried a River 100 Years Ago. Now The City Needs To Resurface It to Combat Climate Change
In 1899, a writer for French newspaper Le Figaro surveyed the damage Parisians had done to the Bièvre, a river that for hundreds of years had snaked up through southern Paris, joining the Seine near the Jardin des Plantes. “It flows slowly, oily and black, streaked with acids, dotted with soapy and putrid pustules,” the…
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