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Billy Horschel has unfortunate slip on bank of Masters hole after removing shoes and socks for shot in water
Unlike Biden, Americans don't see new infrastructure as a priority
President Joe Biden is pushing his infrastructure bill, the American Jobs Plan. This bill strays from what has helped him maintain an approval rating above 50% so far during his presidency because, even though the plan polls fairly well, it's not clear that Americans actually think it's all that important.
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Rachael Blackmore becomes first female jockey to win the Grand National
Rachael Blackmore made history on Saturday by becoming the first female jockey to win the Grand National with victory on Minella Times.
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Video shows lightning shatter a tree outside of a high school
The National Weather Service says, "When thunder roars, go indoors" for a reason.
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Roger Waters and Tom Morello to perform in an online benefit concert for Palestinian musicians in Gaza
Roger Waters, Tom Morello and Brian Eno will join a host of Palestinian musicians on Saturday for an online benefit concert dubbed, "Live for Gaza."
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Pandemic may give rise to a progressive new era if White House economic team has its way
As they chart the country's tentative economic recovery, White House officials see possibility in the wake of the pandemic -- an opportunity to dive full bore into pursuing the most transformative progressive policies in decades.
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Crenshaw says he'll be 'effectively blind' and 'off the grid' for weeks after emergency eye surgery
Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw announced Saturday that he will be "effectively blind" and "off the grid" for the next few weeks after undergoing emergency surgery Friday on his left eye.
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'We've been here before': Ohio bridge serves as a reminder of political hurdle Biden faces as infrastructure negotiations begin
The Brent Spence Bridge spanning the Ohio River has long been a political football and symbol of government dysfunction. On one of the busiest US trucking routes, the gridlock serves as a reminder of unfulfilled promises in the infrastructure debate.
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Severe weather forecast for parts of Gulf Coast. Strong winds knock tree into mobile home, killing Louisiana man
A Louisiana man died Friday night after strong winds knocked a tree into his mobile home, authorities say, as severe weather along the northern Gulf Coast puts nearly 65 million people are at risk.
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A final flyby for asteroid Bennu and 5 other top space and science stories this week
Welcome to Wonder Theory, your weekly space and science digest. A spacecraft bids farewell to its asteroid companion, NASA's newest Mars rover and helicopter gear up for a history-making moment, researchers gain insight about ancient cave painters, and more.
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Biden's infrastructure plan would reduce our reliance on cars
The infrastructure of the United States is built for cars. The impulse to build around cars is hard-wired into almost all our funding formulas, institutional norms and culture.
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'The lessons of this moment.' The testimony by police brass at Derek Chauvin's trial is unprecedented
The piercing of the so-called blue wall of silence in Derek Chauvin's trial for the death of George Floyd has been widely praised. The question is whether any momentum built by this potentially devastating testimony portends real change in US policing.
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Inside the case that bankrupt the Klan
Beulah Mae Donald fought for years to see justice served after her son was lynched in Mobile, Alabama in 1981. Her efforts, alongside those within her community, resulted in a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the United Klans of America. Here's a guide to the key events that led to that case.
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Pennsylvania's Democratic Senate race raises simmering divisions inside the party
In the beginning stages of Pennsylvania's high stakes Democratic Senate primary, even the most progressive of candidates are downplaying the label.
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Here's the best argument in favor of the filibuster
We have written a lot about how the Senate filibuster rule is holding up progress in the federal government.
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Red states are vaccinating at a lower rate than blue states
One of the biggest obstacles in America's race to vaccinate against the coronavirus has been that substantial proportions of certain groups choose not to vaccinate.
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How to speak to someone who's hesitant to get vaccinated
As a pediatrician, Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez spends many of her days with nervous moms and dads listening to reasons why they're worried about their kids receiving vaccinations.
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A California town is paying its homeless to clean their encampment sites
A pilot project in a California town is paying homeless residents to tidy up their living areas, and it's changing the culture of the city.
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Inside Cup Foods, where it seems George Floyd never left
Thanks to videos taken inside and outside the Cup Foods store in South Minneapolis, its aisles and customers are now known around the world. It's linked forever to the death of George Floyd and racial injustice in the United States.
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Giants fan throws ceremonial first pitch 10 years after a near-fatal attack
Bryan Stow triumphantly held up a baseball before throwing the ceremonial first pitch at the San Francisco Giants' home opener Friday.
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Female truckers have become TikTok influencers, and they're changing the transportation game
TikTok truckers are using social media to educate people about their profession.
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Wastewater from Piney Point has Tampa Bay on edge for possible red tide, algae bloom
Scientists are ramping up their efforts to track the nutrient-rich wastewater, contaminated by the Piney Point phosphogypsum stack, that's being dumping into Florida's Tampa Bay, as concern remains high that it could supercharge potential toxic algae blooms, including red tide.
Boris Johnson could come out of the pandemic smelling of roses
Things have been going relatively well for Boris Johnson of late.
A group of Black female writers created a Hallmark card collection to inspire racial resilience
As a master writer for Hallmark, Melvina Young is well-practiced in keeping a finger on the pulse of her community; making note of the emotions they may need to express, and later translating them into a card.
Wearing masks could save at least 14,000 people from Covid-19 deaths by August, model predicts
An influential Covid-19 model has predicted the total number of US deaths from the virus by August 1, a number that researchers say will be impacted by how many Americans continue to wear masks as vaccinations continue.
Musical performances at vaccination site help New Yorkers and struggling artists
In New York City you can hear the beginnings of a post-pandemic world as much as you can see them.
Your guide to avoiding Covid-19 at church and other religious services
If church or other religious services are essential for you, you may be wondering whether attending will be safe again once you're vaccinated against coronavirus. Here's what you should consider.
Supreme Court again blocks California Covid restriction on religious activities
The Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote on Friday blocked another state Covid-19 restriction on religious services, with another late-night order, over protests from California officials that the limits affecting some Bible study sessions did not impinge on religious rights and were to be lifted within days.
Hometown pitcher throws the first no-hitter in San Diego Padres history
Pitcher Joe Musgrove tossed the first no-hitter in Padres franchise history on Friday night, as San Diego defeated the Texas Rangers 3-0 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.
Matt Gaetz shows Donald Trump's defiant style is here to stay
In a fiery defense of his reputation Friday night, embattled Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz showed how former President Donald Trump's brash, defiant politics now serve as the template for survival for the most unwelcome figures in a Republican Party that's out of power in Washington and desperately trying to reposition for 2022.