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Study finds ‘new car smell’ contains high levels of carcinogens

That “new car smell” everyone loves is actually the scent of dangerous carcinogens — and drivers with long commutes could be at risk, according to a new study. Researchers at UC-Riverside analyzed levels of benzene and formaldehyde measured in the air and dust of automobile cabins, and “potential risk” for people who spend significant amounts...
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Judge Andrew P. Napolitano: Silencing free speech -- when the First Amendment is not enforced, this can happen
Last week produced news about the suppression of speech on university campuses.
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Two doses of Pfizer and Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine are necessary, officials say, but questions still linger
The United States is holding firm to the strategy to administer two doses of the Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines a few weeks apart. Still, the idea of expanding the supply by dispensing only one dose hasn't faded away. The Trump administration's surgeon general, Dr. Jerome Adams, said in a tweet on Tuesday that the good protection available with one shot "is better than great protection for a few."
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Teen dies after being shot by classmate at Arkansas school
The shooting took place inside Watson Chapel Junior High School on Monday. The suspect, a fellow classmate, faces a first-degree battery charge.
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Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms
Following widespread power outages during a series of winter storms that left many Texas residents in the dark for days, the head of the organization overseeing the state's power grid has been fired.
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Cuomo's apology an 'admission of guilt,' Rosie Perez says: 'Come on, dude, really?'
"The Flight Attendant" star Rosie Perez has called New York governor Andrew Cuomo's apology over sexual misconduct allegations an "admission of guilt"
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Sean Hannity slams 'swooning' mainstream media for failing to hold Andrew Cuomo accountable
The mainstream media was "rarely interested in any serious coverage" of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo prior to the current sexual harassment scandal, Sean Hannity told viewers Wednesday.
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Only Republican to vote to approve police-reform bill says he pressed wrong button
The Texas Republican who cast the only vote from the party in favor of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act said in a now-deleted tweet that he “accidentally pressed the wrong button,” a report said.
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Teacher union president on Biden's vaccine statement: It's huge
CNN's Chris Cuomo talks with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten about the importance of getting kids back to in-person learning at school, and President Biden's announcement that the US will have enough vaccine doses for every adult by the end of May.
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Scary thought for East: Nets only going to get better
OK, look: I get it. You aren’t supposed to celebrate a team for being able to turn it on and off whenever they please. That’s the kind of thing that’s supposed to be anathema to basketball. That’s the kind of thing that makes coaches either turn to whiskey or an extra three hours of film...
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March 4th Capitol Attack Fears Grow as Conspiracy Theorists Talk of Trump's Return
QAnon believers think Trump will arrive on March 4th to finally execute the long-awaited "storm"—that is, ordering mass arrests and executions of satanic pedophilies who are part of the "deep state."
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Arizona Gov. Ducey orders schools to reopen by mid-March despite some concerns
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order Wednesday requiring in-class learning to resume across the state by mid-March, the governor’s office announced. 
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What's behind the mass exodus of Arab Christians
The future of the ancient Christian communities in the Middle East is in doubt on the eve of Pope Francis' historic trip to Iraq. CNN's Ben Wedeman, reporting from Erbil, Iraq, looks at the factors behind this mass exodus over the years.
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Republicans and Democrats tear new divides as Senate debates Covid-19 deal and states are reopening
Much of the Republican Party -- despite the deaths of more than half a million Americans -- still acts as though the pandemic is more a platform for political grandstanding than the worst national crisis since World War II.
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Amanda Seales chats with Jalen Rose about fame, ‘Insecure’ role
If Amanda Seales had a business card, it would need to be the size of a sandwich board because there’s so much to fit on it. Seales, who is my guest this week on “Renaissance Man” has done it all. She is a poet, a stand-up comedian, a television personality, a singer, a DJ, an...
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Miss Manners: Friend’s aches and pains are hurting the relationship
Physical ailments — real or possibly imagined — are all the friend wants to discuss.
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Ask Amy: Neighbors overhear caregiver daughter’s screams at her elderly dad
Almost daily episodes make readers wonder how they can help.
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Hints From Heloise: Why did I come in here?
Entering a room and forgetting why you’re there is normal phenomenon.
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Democrats in Congress propose monument to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The late Supreme Court justice died in September.
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Carolyn Hax: Seeing friends walk down the aisle is no walk in the park
A reader sees herself as unlovable as her friends are marrying left and right.
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Today in History for March 4th
Highlights of this day in history: Franklin D. Roosevelt is sworn in as president and vows to lead America out of the Great Depression; President Ronald Reagan takes responsibility for the Iran-Contra affair; The AAA is founded. (March 4)      
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Britt Reid crash: Lawyer for injured girl's family releases audio recording of panicked voices
An audio recording released Wednesday reveals the chaotic moments that followed a Feb. 4 crash involving Britt Reid, who was then an assistant coach with the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs.
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MMA Junkie's 'Fight of the Month' for February: Former teammates fight for gold
With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best fights from February 2021.       
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Texas lifts mask mandate and other COVID-19 restrictions despite health officials' warnings
Texas has become the largest state in the U.S. to lift its mask mandate as coronavirus cases appear to decline. Still, health officials are cautioning people not to relax just yet, and warn that these rollbacks are happening too soon. CBS News' Debra Alfarone joins CBSN AM to discuss.
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Lady Gaga 'very emotional and grateful' dog walker is recovering, pets were found: report
Lady Gaga is feeling relieved as her dog walker recovers and her pets have been returned, according to a new report.
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U.S.-China relations remain strained under Biden administration
Lawmakers in China are meeting over the next week for their annual Two Sessions parliamentary conference. The current tense state of U.S.-China relations will have a looming presence at the week-long meeting. Isaac Stone Fish, CBSN contributor and CEO and founder of Strategy Risks, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss the latest between the two countries.
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Defining Fights: UFC 259's Aljamain Sterling
MMA Junkie's Simon Head recaps the fights that helped define the career of UFC bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling.      Related StoriesUFC 259 breakdown: Aljamain Sterling can finish Petr Yan by submission. But will he?UFC 259 pre-event facts: Israel Adesanya's champ-champ attempt comes with a twistUFC 259 commentary team, broadcast plans set: Joe Rogan returns to booth 
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Transportation Department watchdog asked DOJ to consider criminal probe of then-Secretary Elaine Chao over ethics concerns
The Transportation Department's inspector general asked the Justice Department in December to consider a criminal probe into then-Secretary Elaine Chao over her alleged misuse of office, documents made public Wednesday said, including her alleged use of staff for personal tasks like sending Christmas ornaments to family.
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White House reporters clamor for press conference as Biden waits longer than predecessors
A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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Kevin Pillar stakes early claim to a piece of the Mets outfield
Observations from the Mets’ spring training game Wednesday: Pillar of strength Kevin Pillar, playing center field and batting leadoff, went 2-for-2 with a walk in the Mets’ 14-9 exhibition loss to the Cardinals at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Jupiter, Fla. The other Jacob Jacob Barnes threw 35 pitches in a third inning that concluded...
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South Korea's first transgender soldier found dead
South Korea's first transgender soldier, who was discharged from the military last year for having gender reassignment surgery, was found dead in her home on Wednesday, authorities said.
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South Korea's first transgender soldier found dead
South Korea's first transgender soldier, who was discharged from the military last year for having gender reassignment surgery, was found dead in her home on Wednesday, authorities said.
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Lost portrait by one of India's most famous female artists resurfaces after 90 years
A long-forgotten painting by Amrita Sher-Gil, one of India's most important modern artists, is going under the hammer for the first time.
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Lost portrait by one of India's most famous female artists resurfaces after 90 years
A previously unknown painting by Amrita Sher-Gil is going under the hammer after being discovered in France.
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Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms
Following widespread power outages during a series of winter storms that left many Texas residents in the dark for days, the head of the organization overseeing the state's power grid has been fired.
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Chicago priest Michael Pfleger faces third allegation of sex abuse
A third man has now accused Father Michael Pfleger, senior pastor of the Saint Sabina parish in Chicago, of sexual abuse, according to an affidavit provided to CNN by an attorney for two other men who have also accused the priest.
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Hannity: Biden allowing COVID-positive migrants to enter US is actual ‘Neanderthal thinking’
President Biden criticized Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for loosening coronavirus restrictions by calling it "Neanderthal thinking," yet Biden is the one who released 108 COVID-positive migrants into the state, "Hannity" host Sean Hannity noted Wednesday.
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Inflation fears rattle Asian stocks yet again
Asian stocks are falling Thursday as a bond sell-off continues to rattle markets.
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Ghislaine Maxwell’s family slams ‘brutal and degrading’ treatment in prison
Ghislaine Maxwell’s family slammed the US legal system for allegedly putting her through “brutal and degrading” treatment in prison as she awaits trial in her sex trafficking case. Ghislaine’s brother, Ian Maxwell, said the 59-year-old British socialite is constantly being watched inside a tiny cell at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn — and she’s...
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Cuomo Accuser Charlotte Bennett's Lawyer Says He Lied in Apology: 'New Yorkers Deserve Better'
Debra Katz, attorney for one three woman to recently accuse New York Governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment, reportedly said that the governor's apology during a press conference on Wednesday was "full of falsehoods and inaccurate information."
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House passes sweeping bill on election, government reforms
The measure would require states to provide same-day voter registration, to allow at least two weeks of early voting and to offer drop boxes for ballots.
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Tucker Carlson: School closures show triumph of equity over equality in America
The hunt for White supremacy justifies all, including injuring children and scaring their parents into silence.
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Giancarlo Stanton not overreacting to slow start
Observations from the Yankees’ spring training game on Wednesday. Return of the Kraken Gary Sanchez threw out a runner to end the top of the fifth and blasted his second homer of the spring — both off fastballs in the bottom of the inning — in a 4-1, seven-inning win over the Blue Jays. This...
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Jon Jones mocks Israel Adesanya for talk of shifting UFC superfight timeline to December
Jon Jones is apparently amused by Israel Adesanya's change of course when it comes to a potential highly anticipated grudge match.       Related StoriesUFC 259 pre-event facts: Israel Adesanya's champ-champ attempt comes with a twistDominick Cruz elaborates on request to not have Keith Peterson referee UFC 259 fightIslam Makhachev ready to take lightweight torch from Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 259 
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New Met Jerad Eickhoff off to rocky start for rotation spot
JUPITER, Fla. — Jerad Eickhoff won’t discount the idea his past success pitching against the Mets led to his minor league deal with the organization this offseason. In 10 career appearances against the Mets — all with the Phillies — the right-hander has pitched to a 2.41 ERA. “I believe it probably had something to...
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Yoenis Cespedes wants to play four more seasons
PORT ST. LUCIE — Yoenis Cespedes’ latest comeback attempt doesn’t come with a short-term mindset. As the former Mets slugger attempts to find a home this spring, he has told friends he would like to play another four seasons, according to a source. That goal, if fulfilled, would take Cespedes to his 39th birthday. Earlier...
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House Approves Major Election And Campaign Finance Reform Bill
The "For the People Act" would dramatically overhaul the U.S. voting system and seek to limit the amount of dark money in politics.
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No Republicans Vote to Advance Sweeping Election Reform Bill Passed by House Democrats
H.R. 1—also known as the For the People Act—would touch on nearly every piece of the electoral process, including voter access and campaign finance.
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