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‘Yell timber’: Families rush to get a Christmas tree amid the holiday supply shortage

Many of the families at the Linden Hill Christmas Tree Farm in Upper Marlboro, Md., said they came soon after the Thanksgiving holiday because they worried the supply issues would make them miss out on having a tree altogether.
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Why Please Don’t Destroy’s Warp-Speed Absurdity Is the Future of Saturday Night Live
When Lorne Michaels retires, the show will need a new guiding light, or three.
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Ron DeSantis Won’t Kiss the Trump Ring
It was another week of mostly meaningless political rifts.
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Joe Biden 'Open' to Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy Summit as Russia Agrees to Talks
The U.S. said it would provide written responses to Russian security demands amid soaring tensions over its military build-up by Ukraine.
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Pakistani convicted murderer takes top school score, wins scholarship
A Pakistani inmate serving a life sentence for murder in an overcrowded Karachi prison has won a scholarship for further study after taking one of the highest scores in the city's higher secondary school exams last year.
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Wildfire burns near California's Highway 1, prompting evacuations
A wildfire near California's legendary Highway 1, which winds along the Pacific coastline, prompted evacuation orders in Monterey County on Friday night.
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Illinois murder defendant convicted after judge initially reads wrong verdict because of paperwork mix-up
A jury’s paperwork mix-up resulted in a central Illinois judge announcing a not guilty verdict in a murder trial, only to inform the defendant minutes later that he had in fact been convicted.
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Beijing 2022 says no foreign athletes have tested positive yet for Covid-19 after arrival
No foreign athletes who have arrived in Beijing for the Winter Olympic Games have tested positive for Covid-19 as of Wednesday, according to Beijing 2022's media team.
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Dramatic Big Sur Fire Photos, Videos Show Raging Inferno as Residents Told to Evacuate
The wildfire started in the Palo Colorado Canyon had grown to around 250 acres by early Saturday morning.
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Jewish leaders urge worship attendance after hostage siege
Jewish leaders throughout the U.S. are calling for a strong turnout at this weekend’s worship services as a statement of defiance against antisemitic acts.
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Texas teacher caught calling kids 'utter morons,' placed on leave: report
A Texas teacher remained on administrative leave Friday after a video showing her ranting about her students and her job circulated online.
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D.C.-area forecast: Most stay below freezing today, and some afternoon snow showers possible Sunday
Anything that falls tomorrow is of little consequence. It's staying chillier than not into next week.
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Biden asked the question that matters: What are Republicans for?
The media has become intoxicated with a narrative that Democrats are in disarray. But it takes two parties to govern.       
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Frenemies? Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis eye each other warily before 2024 presidential race
Donald Trump and allies are taking shots at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, whom many view as a potentially formidable GOP presidential candidate in 2024.       
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A 'brutal crosscurrent': Why Biden's immigration policies are making everyone mad
Immigration advocates' frustrations with President Joe Biden have ballooned as he continues Title 42 and "Remain in Mexico" policies along the border.       
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A nurse frustrated by staffing shortages and career obstacles leaves hospital job to drive 18-wheeler
After years of caring for surgery patients at a Canadian hospital, a veteran nurse has left the profession to start a new, high-demand career as a long-haul truck driver.
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Donald Trump's Chaotic COVID Response Unquestionably Led to More Deaths—Author
Author John Nichols blasted Former President Donald Trump's handling of the pandemic, claiming his denial caused hundreds of thousands of needless deaths.
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The Real Story of “West Elm Caleb”
The stories of women being ghosted by a tall man who designs furniture spiraled into something terrible on TikTok.
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Davos Man
Slate Money talks Peter Goodman’s book Davos Man, Microsoft buying Activision, and the 5G fiasco.
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Video shows man open fire on Oklahoma street in apparent road rage incident on
Footage shared on social media shows the man banging on the window of a white Buick SUV in the multi-lane road in Tulsa last Friday.
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Australia is one of 22 new countries deemed 'very high' risk for travel
More than 20 new destinations have been added to the United States' highest-risk travel category but at least life's good in the ocean. A beautiful three-kilometer-long coral reef has just been discovered off the coast of Tahiti.
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Arizona bill calls for people with cameras to stay at least 15 feet away from police officers
Some Arizona lawmakers are looking to change the way people can record police encounters, calling for a distance requirement that anyone with a camera must remain to record a police officer.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in four vehicle car crash in Los Angeles
Schwarzenegger’s spokesman told the LA Times the actor-turned-politician was uninjured.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in four vehicle car crash in Los Angeles
Schwarzenegger’s spokesman told the LA Times the actor-turned-politician was uninjured.
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'I've got terminal cancer. Here's why I'm prioritizing travel'
Kris Sokolowski, who was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer last year, tells CNN Travel why exploring the globe with his loved ones is his focus.
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Indiana bill would ban transgender women from scholastic sports; public hearing planned
Indiana lawmakers are gearing up to debate a bill that would prevent transgender girls from competing in girls’ scholastic sports.
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Saudi-led coalition denies targeting Yemeni detention center after airstrikes kill 70
The coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates fighting in Yemen denied that it deliberately targeted a detention center in airstrikes on Friday that killed dozens and caused a nationwide internet blackout.
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If Russia invades Ukraine, what happens next?
Many Ukrainians wouldn’t favor a pro-Russian leader — but would the U.S. support an anti-Russian insurgency?
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Big Weed is on the brink of scoring big political wins. So where are they?
Competing agendas have stifled the effectiveness of the burgeoning industry on Capitol Hill.
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'It's about time I made one': Steph Curry hits first career buzzer-beater to lift Warriors to win
Steph Curry has achieved a lot in his NBA career: multiple league titles, two-time Most Valuable Player awards and numerous All-Star nominations.
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Tucker Carlson Mocks M&Ms for 'Gender-Inclusive' Rebrand of Characters
The Fox News host accused M&Ms of wanting to make cartoon characters "deeply unappealing and totally androgynous."
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Packers vs. 49ers: Preview, predictions, what to watch for
An inside look at Saturday’s Packers-49ers NFC divisional matchup in Green Bay, Wis.:
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Harlem 'ambush' suspect Lashawn McNeil was on probation, has lengthy record: NYPD
A New York City man who is accused of fatally shooting an NYPD officer and wounding another Friday night was out on probation and has an extensive criminal record, police.
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NYPD Shares Jason Rivera Photo, Pays Tribute to 'Hero Officer' Aged Just 22
Police said Lashawn McNeil shot Jason Rivera while the officer was responding to a domestic disturbance in New York City's Harlem.
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Regina King’s son dead by suicide: report
Ian Alexander Jr., the only son of renowned actress Regina King, died by suicide — as the Academy Award-winner confirmed the tragic news in a statement to PEOPLE on Friday.
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Oscar winner Regina King’s family ‘devastated’ by son Ian Alexander Jr.’s death at 26
The only child of actress Regina King has died, the star confirmed late Friday.
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Boris Johnson Walks a Tightrope to Judgment Day
Britain is awaiting the official investigation report into Downing St. parties. But expectations shouldn’t be too high.
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Russia’s Fortress Economy Has Some Cracks
Vladimir Putin has built up fiscal and other defenses that will insulate the country against Western sanctions. But autarky comes at a cost.
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What's next for the John Does in Ghislaine Maxwell's settled lawsuit
The judge overseeing a settled lawsuit against convicted sex offender Ghislaine Maxwell now has to decide whether the identities of those mentioned in the suit will be revealed.
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Titans vs. Bengals: Preview, predictions, what to watch for
An inside look at Saturday's Titans-Bengals AFC divisional matchup in Nashville, Tenn.:
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New Jersey leads the nation in online sports betting. Here comes New York.
Two weeks ago, New York became the largest state to allow for sports betting, ramping up the competition as more states fight for their share of the industry.
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NYers bet $600 million in mobile sports gambling launch
New Yorkers placed a record-shattering $603 million in bets during the launch of mobile sports gambling, according to initial figures released by the state Gaming Commission on Friday.
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British scientist visiting Atlanta suburb killed by stray bullet from outside apartment while lying in bed
Matthew Willson's death, which Georgia law enforcement said appeared to be random, has received widespread coverage in the United Kingdom, where gun violence is very rare.
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Ex-Spurs LaMarcus Aldridge, Patty Mills ‘touched’ by tribute
The triumph by the Nets had Patty Mills and LaMarcus Aldridge smiling. The tribute from the Spurs had them crying.
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McDonald's employee in St. Louis is shot in French fry dispute, police say
A Missouri woman accused of shooting a McDonald’s restaurant employee has been criminally charged.
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Aaron Rodgers and Packers look to be cool customers vs. 49ers
That’s the mantra of the Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers ahead of their NFC Divisional playoff game against the 49ers on Saturday night at Lambeau Field, where the temperatures are forecast to plummet into single digits during the game.
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Florida dockside restaurant's deck gives way, injuring 2 people
Two people were injured at a Florida dockside restaurant Friday after a portion of the dock collapsed into the water.
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Mexico resort shooting leaves 2 Canadian tourists dead, 1 wounded
Two Canadians were killed Friday and one more wounded in a shooting at a hotel along Mexico's Caribbean coast, state authorities said.
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Tom Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible' sequels delayed yet again due to COVID
Tom Cruise's "Mission: Impossible 7" and "Mission: Impossible 8" have both been delayed due to coronavirus.
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