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Biden congratulates Kennedy Center honorees at White House
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden congratulated the class of the 45th Kennedy Center Honors Sunday evening, welcoming them to the White House ahead of the star-studded event celebrating the American arts.
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Bob McGrath, original 'Sesame Street' cast member, dead at 90
Bob McGrath, an original cast member of the beloved children's program "Sesame Street," has died, according to a statements from his family and Sesame Workshop shared on social media.
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Japan vs. Croatia: Samurai Blue aiming to reach World Cup quarterfinals for first time
In a World Cup of surprises, Japan has played a leading role in headline-making shock results.
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Letters from surviving roommates read at church memorial service for slain University of Idaho students
At a memorial service for four University of Idaho students who were found stabbed to death last month, a pastor from an Idaho church read aloud letters from the surviving roommates, recalling their memories of their friends and sharing their sadness.
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Opinion: How the Democrats' Iowa caucuses self-destructed
The Democratic National Committee's overhaul of the presidential nominating calendar will create many challenges for Iowa Democrats, who are already at a low point following another disappointing election cycle, writes Laura Belin.
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Ben Affleck says Netflix's 'assembly line' approach to making quality films is 'an impossible job'
Ben Affleck is sounding off on how movies are being made in today's age of Netflix and other streaming platforms, which offer an ever-expanding glut of content.
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George Clooney has a simple strategy for being a star in the age of social media
George Clooney has a surefire way for staying out of trouble as a public figure in the age of social media: stay off of it.
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Coyote attacked 2-year-old girl in front of her house, security camera shows
A 2-year-old girl is recovering after being attacked by a coyote Friday afternoon in front of her house in a Los Angeles neighborhood, her father told CNN.
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FBI special agent found not guilty of attempted murder in Metro shooting incident
An FBI special agent who shot and wounded a fellow passenger aboard a Washington, DC-area Metro train in December 2020 was found not guilty of attempted murder and other related charges by a Maryland jury on Friday, according to the state's attorney for Montgomery County.
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Dec. 4, 2022 coverage of the Georgia runoff election
Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker are making their closing arguments to voters ahead of the Senate runoff election on Dec. 6. Follow here for the latest live news updates on the campaign.
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Arsène Wenger claims teams who focused on 'competition' rather than 'political demonstrations' performed better at the World Cup
Former Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger said teams who focused on "competition" rather than "political demonstrations" performed better in the group stages of the World Cup.
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Midwestern Democrat voices concern over Iowa possibly losing front-runner status on 2024 calendar
Democratic Rep. Cheri Bustos of Illinois voiced concerns Sunday with Iowa potentially losing its status as the first state to vote in the presidential nominating process following a proposal by President Joe Biden to reshape the 2024 calendar.
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Tampa police chief placed on leave after flashing badge during traffic stop
Tampa Police Chief Mary O'Connor has been placed on administrative leave after body camera footage taken from a traffic stop last month revealed she told a deputy she was "hoping that you'll just let us go tonight" and flashed her badge.
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College Football Playoff will feature Georgia vs. Ohio State and Michigan vs. TCU
The Georgia Bulldogs will step up their pursuit of back-to-back national titles when they compete in the upcoming College Football Playoff.
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Keke Palmer reveals baby bump as part of her 'Saturday Night Live' opening monologue
Some people like singing their good news from the rooftops, but in Keke Palmer's case, it was done on live television in front of millions of viewers.
France reaches World Cup quarterfinals with 3-1 victory over Poland as Kylian Mbappé breaks Pelé's record
France was made to work hard for its place in the World Cup quarterfinals, overcoming an improved Poland side 3-1 thanks to goals from Olivier Giroud and Kylian Mbappé.
Incoming GOP congressman says party won't be 'held hostage' by McCarthy detractors
Republican Rep.-elect Mike Lawler of New York on Sunday offered his full support for House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy's speakership bid, saying the party won't be "held hostage by a handful of members" seeking to place a different Republican atop the chamber.
How Donald Trump is helping Raphael Warnock in Georgia
Donald Trump's continued presence on the American political scene is one of the reasons Republicans underperformed in this year's midterm elections. The former president's debilitating effect on his party was perhaps no more evident than in Georgia, where Trump's Republican nemesis Gov. Brian Kemp cruised to reelection, while his preferred Senate candidate, Herschel Walker, was forced into a runoff with Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock.
New Mexico voted a child care guarantee into its constitution. For one mom, it means her 8-year-old doesn't worry about money anymore
A mom of three, Alicia Fout was going to college and working 30 hours a week but still often struggled to cover the cost of child care.
Sen. Sherrod Brown says Ohio is still a swing state ahead of 2024 election
Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio said Sunday that "of course" the Buckeye State was still a swing state, brushing off concerns about a 2024 reelection bid after Republican J.D. Vance won the state's other Senate seat last month.
A new species of dinosaur might have dived like a duck to catch its prey
A new study found evidence at least one species of dinosaur may have been an adept swimmer, diving into the water like a duck to hunt its prey.
Antony Blinken says Biden administration supports zero-Covid protesters in China
Secretary of State Tony Blinken said Sunday that the Biden administration supports the zero-COVID protesters in China, explaining that he will address the topic when he visits the country early next year.
Who are the eager beaver holiday shoppers unhindered by inflation? Gen Z
There's at least one group of shoppers excitedly hitting malls this holiday season — and they don't seem to be too bothered about pesky inflation eating into their discretionary dollars.
A volunteer collective is setting up free pay phones in Philadelphia
An "amateur phone collective" in Philadelphia is working to bring back pay phones to the city -- just without the actual payment.
USMNT's youth and talent at Qatar 2022 bodes well for 2026 World Cup
The minute the final whistle blew on Saturday and the Netherlands knocked the United States Men's National Team (USMNT) out of the World Cup, 2026 seemed much closer on the horizon than it had just a few hours previously.
Opinion: The incredible power of a blank page
The blank page -- and the infinite possibilities it offers -- is now a powerful emblem in the protests against the zero-Covid restrictions in China, as it was in the 2020 demonstrations against the national security law in Hong Kong. After fears that democracy was in retreat, autocratic regimes around the world are running up against the elemental human desire for freedom
Elon Musk speaks out on 'Twitter Files' release detailing platform's inner workings
Twitter owner Elon Musk spoke out on Saturday evening about the so-called "Twitter Files," a long tweet thread posted by journalist Matt Taibbi, who had been provided with details about behind-the-scenes discussions on Twitter's content moderation decision-making, including the call to suppress a 2020 New York Post story about Hunter Biden and his laptop.
Neymar could play against South Korea as Brazil coach gives positive outlook on star man
Brazil national team head coach Tite said Neymar will play against South Korea, if he trains "okay" on Sunday.
This tattoo removal studio will laser off your Kanye West tattoo for free
A London tattoo studio removal studio is offering free removal of Kanye West tattoos as the artist continues to openly promote antisemitism and praise Adolf Hitler.
Forecasters expect a 'prolonged rainfall event' across the South this week
Several days of heavy rain are forecast across portions of the southern US this week, which could improve persisting drought conditions but also lead to significant flooding.