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A new era begins in Germany, as citizens vote to replace Merkel

For the first time in 16 years, Germans will have a new head of state, marking the end of the lengthy Angela Merkel era. Chris Livesay has more from Berlin.
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Bitcoin tumbles amid filing for ETF that would bet against the crypto
The application comes just a week after the SEC allowed the first bitcoin futures ETF, the ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF, to begin trading.
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Netflix Drops Trailer for Kevin Hart’s ‘True Story’
It's Kevin Hart's first dramatic role, and there's a murder involved.
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The 11 most popular items from Kelly Clarkson's home collection on Wayfair
Shop top-rated Kelly Clarkson Home items hand-curated by the singer herself, including curtains, area rugs, ottomans, and more—all on Wayfair.      
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Shedding its racist roots, a Mississippi high school football team dominates the state
Greenville Christian Academy, a small private school built to circumvent desegregation laws, is dominating Mississippi high school football. Now boasting a student body that is 70% Black - the team is all Black - the Delta area school is ranked number one, despite being badly outmanned by larger programs. Jan Crawford has the details.
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"Ghost gear" initiative aims to recover lost and abandoned fishing gear
More than 600,000 tons of lost and abandoned fishing gear is believed to end up in the world's oceans every year. CBS News correspondent Nancy Chen reports on the effort to clean up "ghost gear" from Portland, Maine.
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Taiwan Unveils Exoskeleton Suit That Makes Soldiers Stronger on Battlefield
The battery-powered lower-body suit could one day help soldiers lift weights of up to 220 pounds, according to a member of the team behind it.
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Adam Levine addresses fan grabbing him during Maroon 5 performance
A fan had to be removed by security after she rushed the stage and grabbed Levine's arm while he was performing the song "Sunday Morning."
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Megan Thee Stallion celebrating college graduation
Megan Thee Stallion is looking forward to her forthcoming college graduation.
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The NCAA spends more on men's sports than women's, another gender equity report finds
NCAA spending per Division I and national championship participants was $4,285 for men and $2,588 for women in the 2018-19 season. The gap is even larger for single-gender sports, the report shows.
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Merck Will Allow Other Drug Manufacturers to Produce Its COVID-19 Pill
The Medicines Patent Pool said that it had signed a voluntary licensing agreement for molnupiravir with Merck
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'Squid Game' creator responds to LeBron James disliking the show's end
Count LeBron James among those caught up in "Squid Game."
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Christmas gifts for teens: 70 best ideas for girls and boys in 2021
Not sure what to get the teens in your life for Christmas? Check out our extensive list of gifts for teen boys and girls!
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Nor'easter causes flooding, leaves hundreds of thousands in the dark
Parts of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut all saw more rain yesterday than they typically get in an entire month.
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Can the Brooklyn Nets contend without Kyrie Irving?
SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports NBA reporter Jeff Zillgitt explains how the Nets will move forward without Kyrie Irving on the court.       
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US Marshals raid wrong apartment, hold mom and baby at gunpoint: video
Kada Staples was napping in her apartment with her 3-month-old child when armed US Marshals knocked at her door and ordered her to come out.
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'Shakespeare in Love' playwright Tom Stoppard said 'Leopoldstadt' would be his last play -- now he's not so sure
In an interview with Christiane Amanpour, the legendary playwright said he felt he "ought to write something else now."
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Gabby Petito’s dad doesn’t expect closure from Brian Laundrie’s notebook
Gabby Petito's grieving dad, Joe Petito, has said he doesn't expect any closure to come from what may be written in Brian Laundrie's recovered notebook.
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Congress wants YouTube, TikTok and Snap to cough up internal research, too
The companies tried to convince senators they’re not Facebook at a hearing Tuesday.
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No complaints of unsafe conditions on the 'Rust' set were sent to the state's safety bureau
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2 officers are indicted in the death of man who was shot 76 times
A grand jury returns an eight-count indictment against two Georgia law enforcement officers in connection with the 2016 killing of a man during an attempted fugitive arrest in the Atlanta area.
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Social media executives testify in wake of Facebook leak
Executives from TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube were grilled by Senators about the steps their platforms are taking to protect their young users. CNN's Donie O'Sullivan reports.
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United States issues its 1st passport with 'X' gender marker
The United States has issued its first passport with an “X” gender designation — a milestone in the recognition of the rights of people who don’t identify as male or female
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Caitlyn Jenner Defends Dave Chappelle Amid ‘The Closer’ Netflix Controversy: “Woke Cancel Culture Run Amok”
In a new video, Chappelle blamed the recent backlash on "corporate interests."
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'Rust' actor describes ‘life-threatening’ shootout scene before fatal accident involving Alec Baldwin
An actor who was in a different scene involving firearms on the set of the movie “Rust” is speaking out about his “life-threatening” experience.
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20 products under $25 that help organize your laundry room
We enlisted organizing experts to help us pick the best products for organizing a laundry room, all priced at under $25.
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Loudoun County school board member calls for superintendent to resign for pushing trans policy
A member of the Loudoun County School Board in Virginia has joined concerned parents and students in calling for the resignation of Superintendent Scott Ziegler in the wake of an email that surfaced last week. 
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The U.S. Should Rethink Public-Service Loan Forgiveness
Biden’s tweaks to the long-struggling program have some value. But a deeper reimagining would be even more worthwhile.
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Child Finds Massive Venomous Snake Hiding in School Backpack
Snake catcher Gianni Hodgson told Newsweek it was one of the more unusual places he had found one of the slithery reptiles.
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US asks UK court to allow Julian Assange to face espionage charges in US
The United States asked Britain’s High Court on Wednesday to overturn a judge’s decision that Julian Assange should not be sent to the United States to face espionage charges, promising that the WikiLeaks founder would be able to serve any prison sentence he receives in his native Australia.
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Column: Exxon Mobil is using a bizarre Texas court rule to harass its global warming critics
Exxon is exploiting a unique Texas courthouse procedure to intimidate global warming activists.
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What's on TV Wednesday: 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow' on The CW; 'The Wonder Years' on ABC
What to watch Wednesday, October 27: 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow' on The CW; 'The Wonder Years' on ABC; 'Nova: Universe Revealed' on PBS; World Series
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How Republicans used Senate delays to make changes at U.S. product safety regulator. Critics call it a ‘power grab’ that puts public at risk.
Slow confirmations are common but rarely play out with such clear consequences.
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The Supreme Court should hesitate before striding into this free speech minefield
An federal appeals court judge's dissent makes for exhilarating reading and points the way for a sensible ruling.
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Enjoy Southern hospitality at the most-visited winery in the U.S.
Biltmore Estate is one of the most popular destinations in the U.S., and it includes the the most-visited winery in the country. Here's how to make the most of a visit.      
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Your new Glenn Youngkin-approved AP English curriculum!
“The Sun Also Rises” — offensive to flat-Earthers!
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Why an L.A. novelist made her immortal Black protagonist an L.A. Times reporter
Natashia Deón talks about her second novel, "The Perishing," a complicated, fantastical ode — and in some ways a requiem — to her native city.
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Road might get tougher without LeBron: Takeaways from Lakers' win over Spurs
Here are five takeaways from the Lakers' 125-121 overtime win against the Spurs on Tuesday in San Antonio.
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Kevin Kelley is here to break college football. Unless college football breaks him first.
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How to connect with a teen son as he continues to change
Sometimes, we forget how to connect with our changing children. Here’s how to come together.
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Don’t dismiss clearance plants at the garden center. With a little love, they can flourish.
Fall is the perfect time for planting, so hit up the clearance tables now for perennials, roses, ornamental grasses and more.
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French missing-person thriller ‘Only the Animals’ follows a tangled web of interconnected lives
Tense crime drama centers on the disappearance of a women during a snowstorm.
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‘Locke & Key’: How Eden And Gabe’s Villainous Duo “Rose to the Occasion”
Griffin Gluck and Hallea Jones discuss tackling the baddies of Season 2.
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The latest on the "Rust" shooting investigation
The Santa Fe County Sheriff's office will give an update on the investigation into the shooting incident on movie set "Rust." Follow here for the latest news updates.
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Former Facebook auditor says whistleblower’s claims have 'revived’ civil rights concerns
Laura Murphy called the allegations “deeply disturbing to the civil rights groups that called for and participated in its audit.”
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Boris Johnson thinks he doesn't need business. It's a huge gamble
Boris Johnson's government has just laid out its annual tax and spending plans with a clear central theme: building back better after the pandemic.
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Boris Johnson thinks he doesn't need business. It's a huge gamble
Boris Johnson's government has just laid out its annual tax and spending plans with a clear central theme: building back better after the pandemic.
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'Dune Part 2': Release Date And What to Expect From Denis Villeneuve's Epic
Legendary and Warner Brothers have confirmed it has greenlit a sequel to Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of "Dune" which will focus on the second half of Frank Herbert's book.
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In the Va. governor’s race, ‘Beloved’ is reduced to its most explicit parts. That’s obscene.
Toni Morrison’s 1987 classic has sparked debate in the Virginia governor’s race about what public school students should read.
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