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Browns' Baker Mayfield drops Kanye West references following win over Bears

Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns’ victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday was no dark twisted fantasy.
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'Bait' Pup Who Lost Half Her Face to Brutal Dogfights Learns to Love Again in New Home
Haddie was used as "bait," meaning dogfighters would get their mutts to attack her as training.
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Woman makes ‘udder butter’ out of breast milk — and husband loves it
“I don’t know if I’ve ever been more proud. There’s my butter — MY butter, my udder butter,” said the laughing mom.
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The little known heart attack that’s striking ‘fit and healthy’ women as young as 22
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) happens when a tear forms in a blood vessel in the heart.
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China sees uptick in bird flu cases as experts fear more infectious strain
An uptick in bird flu cases in China this year is alarming virologists who say a more infectious strain of the potentially deadly virus could be spreading. There have been 21 human infections linked to the H5N6 strain of the bird flu in China this year – compared to the five reported in 2020, according to...
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Donald Trump Jr. Asks Why Thanksgiving Meal Will Be Most Expensive in History
As prices continue to rise, Trump Jr. referenced an earlier White House tweet that said people would save 16 cents on their Fourth of July barbeques.
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2022 Nissan Ariya's Easter Eggs Amplify the Beauty Behind the Bold
The Nissan Ariya electric SUV's design was inspired by Japanese artisans resulting in a new styling direction called Timeless Japanese Futurism.
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2 million Brits get a raise as minimum wage jumps to $13 an hour
Up to 2 million UK workers will be getting bigger paychecks starting in April following a hike to the minimum wage.
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Portland police chief reacts to this weekend's shooting horror, stresses recruitment for new gun violence unit
Portland’s police chief reacted Monday to this past weekend’s record-breaking gun violence, again stressing the need for his department to recruit officers for its newly resurrected gun violence unit, which over the summer saw little interest from cops a year after the defund police movement.
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Pew survey finds 911 call centers lack proper training to deal with behavioral health crises
A Pew survey of 911 call centers around the US released Tuesday found few have staff with behavioral health crisis training, and most have only limited options in how they respond to crisis calls.
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Hiker lost in woods ignored calls from rescuers because they didn't recognize the number
A hiker missing on a trail at Mount Hubert in Colorado didn't pick up his phone for rescuers because he didn't recognize the number.       
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Oklahoma Can Go Ahead With Execution of Julius Jones, 4 Others, Judge Rules
Judge Stephen Friot denied a motion for a preliminary injunction that was sought by five death row inmates.
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Trump to Launch Video Streaming Service to Compete With 'Woke,' 'Politicized' Programming
The new service is intended to compete with Netflix and Disney+, as well as news outlets like CNN.
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Why Can’t I Stream ‘The Great British Sewing Bee’ in the United States?
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The painful truth about caregiving: Your determination isn’t enough to save a loved one
After caring for my ill son, my dying husband and my elderly mother, I’ve learned just how little we can control.
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911 operators need more training to handle mental health crisis calls. Here's why it matters.
A survey published Tuesday found that few 911 call centers said they have staff trained to handle behavioral health crises.      
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Day of the Dead calls for pan de muerto. Watch how one bakery makes it.
During the Día de los Muertos season, bakers at La Estrella Bakery in Tuscon, Ariz., mix, knead and decorate hundreds of rich, sweet loaves.
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The sound of Constellation Theatre’s ‘Mysticism & Music’ transcends its script
Chinese-dulcimer virtuoso Chao Tian and percussionist Tom Teasley infuse an age-old quest with new energy.
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Who Is Gus Johnson? Abelina Sabrina Allegations Explained
Abelina Sabrina shared the heartbreaking story of her ectopic pregnancy on her YouTube channel, and called out the behavior of her ex Gus Johnson.
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Dark academia is trending: Here's how to nail the fall fashion trend from TikTok
One particular internet subculture has started developing into a full-fledged fashion trend: dark academia. We broke down dark academia fashion and asked the experts about their favorite ways to style and wear the trend.
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'Dancing With the Stars' features horror-themed show and one couple was scary good
"Dancing with the Stars" had a big elimination on Monday's "Horror Night" episode, where the performances were inspired by famous horror movies and television shows,
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What charges could the Alec Baldwin, ‘Rust’ crew members face over accidental shooting: legal experts weigh in
The death of Halyna Hutchins on the set of “Rust” may have been an accident, but it’s possible those involved with the incident could still face civil or legal ramifications.
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Suspect who shot NYC straphanger robbed bank 10 minutes earlier: cops
Cops now believe the same armed suspect, who shot a man on an N train, entered a TD Bank further downtown, on Canal Street near Lafayette Street, 10 minutes earlier.
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CNN anchor defends calling Rand Paul an 'a--' for grilling Fauci on Wuhab lab funding following NIH admission
CNN anchor Brianna Keilar expressed no contrition over calling Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. an "ass" for grilling Dr. Anthony Fauci about the U.S. sending money to the Wuhan lab where the coronavirus pandemic allegedly originated.
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Astronomers find signs of a planet beyond our galaxy with NASA telescope
Scientists found signs of a planet beyond the Milky Way using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.
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Donald Trump won't do the 1 thing Republicans really wish he would
All Republicans want is for Donald Trump to stop living in the past.
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Russell Wilson pens tribute to ‘perfect’ Ciara for 36th birthday
Wilson and Ciara tied the knot in July 2016 after dating for about a year and a half. They share two children together: Sienna, 4, and Win, 1.
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Jackie Goldschneider swaps Botox for ‘game-changer’ skincare routine
“I don’t like to look too frozen,” the Bravo star exclusively admitted to Page Six Style, revealing the products she uses in place of injectables. 
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The right way to follow up at every stage in your job search
The job search process usually involves a lot of waiting around. Did they get my application? Did that interview go well? How long will it take them to get back to me?
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Tom Brady: Fan who returned 600th TD ball made huge mistake
Byron Kennedy may have held more bargaining power over Tom Brady and his 600th-touchdown ball than he thought.  During a second-quarter appearance on the Manningcast, part of Monday Night Football’s broadcast of the Seattle Seahawks’ game against the New Orleans Saints, Brady said that Kennedy — who made headlines as the fan who returned Brady’s...
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The world has failed to keep its own climate promises, and the US is among G20 countries falling short
Nearly 200 countries have pledged to cut greenhouse gas emissions to prevent the worst consequences of the climate crisis, but there is still a huge gap between what's been promised and what scientists say is needed, according to a report by the UN Environment Programme.
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COP26 Doesn’t Have to Be a Summit of Slogans
Despite the challenges of pulling off a successful summit, there are reasons for optimism in the fight against climate change.
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Those huge border apprehension numbers don’t tell the whole story
The last fiscal year saw a record number of apprehensions, but most of those migrants were either removed from the country or are still detained.
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Joint public events between Harris, Biden decline amid falling poll numbers
The White House denied this characterization saying the daily public schedule does not tell the whole story as the two often have several meetings.
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Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll admits he 'probably wouldn't have' been at helm for so long without Russell Wilson
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll admitted after his side's disappointing 13-10 defeat to the New Orleans Saints on Monday night that he "probably wouldn't have" been with the team for so long if it wasn't for star quarterback Russell Wilson.
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Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll admits he 'probably wouldn't have' been at helm for so long without Russell Wilson
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll admitted after his side's disappointing 13-10 defeat to the New Orleans Saints on Monday night that he "probably wouldn't have" been with the team for so long if it wasn't for star quarterback Russell Wilson.
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UBS Is Beating American Lenders on Their Own Turf
The Swiss bank is escaping the drag of negative interest rates at home with big expansion of loans to the rich in the U.S.
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Model's Video on Lack of Black Hair and Makeup Artists Watched 2.4M Times
British model Leomie Anderson shared behind-the-scenes footage of herself struggling to get her hair and makeup done to satisfaction at New York Fashion Week.
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‘Squid Game’ creator says Netflix didn’t make him rich but ‘put food on the table’
"It's not like Netflix is paying me a bonus," the Korean show's mastermind Hwang Dong-hyuk revealed.
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Alan Cumming on his new memoir, "Baggage," and how Hollywood saved him
Alan Cumming speaks with Anthony Mason about his new memoir, "Baggage: Tales from a Fully Packed Life," which details his wide-ranging career in Hollywood. He tells Mason how his work on the stage and the screen "saved" him, as he navigated divorce, a nervous breakdown at 28, and worked through trauma from his childhood.
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General Motors gives its U.S. dealers 40,000 EV charging outlets for public use
General Motors plans to enable its dealers to install up to 40,000 electric-vehicle charging outlets in communities throughout the U.S.     
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Bicyclist in Alaska gets mauled by grizzly bear, fends animal off by kicking it
The man had a gun but didn't use it during the attack.
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Justice for the Dead
As relatives looked on, some sobbing, some applauding, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam granted posthumous pardons in August to the Martinsville Seven, young Black men electrocuted 70 years ago for the rape of a white woman. Northam took no position on their guilt or innocence; he merely cited ample evidence that the state had not accorded the men justice.“Race played an undeniable role during the identification, investigation, conviction, and the sentencing” of the men, Northam said. None had attorneys or parents present during his interrogation and several were unable to read the confessions they had signed. What is more, all 45 men who received capital sentences in Virginia rape cases from 1908 to 1951 were Black; not a single white rapist was condemned to death. In hindsight, the state appears to have reserved the death penalty in such cases exclusively for Black men.[Read: Racism and the execution chamber]“We all deserve a criminal-justice system that is fair, equal, and gets it right—no matter who you are or what you look like,” the governor said. “We have 402 years of history and a lot of wrongs that we need to right.”But what can pardons right when the recipients are dead and the wrongs are irreversible? America’s governors clearly believe that posthumous pardons have value, because they are issuing them at a rate never seen before, particularly in cases in which racial prejudice is thought to have subverted procedures, denied rights, or perverted verdicts. Fifty such pardons have been granted in just the past three years, among them former Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s 2019 posthumous pardon—his state’s first—of Grover Thompson, a Black man with a history of mental illness who was convicted 23 years earlier of stabbing a 72-year-old woman. DNA evidence and another man’s confession exonerated him after his death. In another first, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and the rest of state’s pardon board extended a posthumous pardon to Max Mason, a Black man convicted of rape in 1920 on flimsy evidence by a racist judicial system.These are symbolic acts, but that doesn’t make them meaningless. Two momentous events—the violent 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the 2020 murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer— galvanized the search for symbolic acts to repudiate historic, structural racism. Most of the attention has focused on pulling down Confederate statues and stripping public buildings of the names of slaveholders.Posthumous pardons are part of that same effort. Just as the debate over Confederate statues is less about those depicted by them than the values of the people who must walk past them every day, pardons are about the present and the future, not the past. They are most beneficial when they redeem the living, of course, and few would argue that current prisoners should not be ushered to the front of the line. But when applied to the dead, they can also be worthwhile when they heal, or when they send an affirmative message that the discredited values of the past are no longer the values of the present, nor should they be those of the future.[Read: The stubborn persistence of Confederate monuments]Posthumous pardons are rarities in American history. Nearly all have been granted at the state level. Although most governors have always had this power, they have issued only an estimated 175 such pardons in the nation’s entire history. Of that number, 85 percent have been awarded in the 21st century, and of those, nearly 40 percent have gone to minorities, almost all to Black Americans.When pardons, postmortem or otherwise, are extended, it is usually in one of several types of cases. The easiest are those in which a defendant is proved innocent. An example is that of the Army veteran Timothy Cole, a Black man convicted of rape in Texas in 1985. He died in prison 14 years into a 25-year sentence, after refusing to confess in exchange for parole. Both a DNA mismatch and a subsequent confession by the real rapist established Cole’s innocence. The governor pardoned him in 2009 and a court reversed his conviction.Sometimes pardons are warranted because social mores or the legal climate has changed. Bayard Rustin, a confidant of Martin Luther King Jr. and an organizer of the storied 1963 March on Washington, was convicted in California in 1953 of vagrancy and lewd conduct under laws routinely used to target LGBTQ people. He was jailed for 60 days and compelled to register as a sex offender. Nearly 70 years later, in 2020, heeding calls from state legislators, Governor Gavin Newsom extended Rustin a posthumous pardon.Pardons are also occasionally granted when an individual’s accomplishments are thought to compensate society in some way for the crimes committed against it. In 1990, for example, Arizona Governor Rose Mofford pardoned four deceased prisoners convicted of offenses including armed robbery and manslaughter who lost their lives while serving as “inmate labor” on a detail battling a major forest fire.And then there are the cases in which justice was denied. Although most people think of pardons as exonerations, they are, in fact, generally silent on the question of guilt. Proof of innocence has never been a requirement. If a convicted person can be shown to have been abused to elicit a confession or deprived of a fair trial, for example, a pardon is justifiable.The story of the Black ice-delivery man John Snowden, set in Annapolis, Maryland, during the Jim Crow era and chronicled in my most recent book, A Second Reckoning: Race, Injustice, and the Last Hanging in Annapolis, is a case in point. In 1918, Snowden was convicted of the murder of a pregnant white woman after questionable treatment by the police and the courts. He lost on appeal, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review his case, and the governor at the time refused him clemency. He was hanged in what many in Annapolis—Black and white—considered a “legal lynching.”A reexamination decades later, prompted by local activists, raised troubling issues. Snowden testified that he had been threatened and physically abused by the police, but everything he said during his interrogation was admitted into evidence nonetheless. The legal gymnastics that the prosecution seems to have employed to ensure an all-white jury would be prohibited today. The judge did not permit the defense to impeach the credibility of the two principal witnesses for the prosecution, although they came forward only after a cash reward was offered. And the judge allowed prejudicial testimony about possible rape, even though Snowden was not charged with that crime.Eighty-three years later, in 2001, Maryland Governor Parris Glendening declined to pronounce Snowden innocent. But, in asserting that “the search for justice has no statute of limitations,” he pardoned him because he believed that Snowden’s hanging was a miscarriage of justice.[Jessica R. Pliley: A pardon arrives 105 years too late]Although the bulk of posthumous pardons are not controversial, governors do occasionally take heat for extending them. More than eight decades had passed since Snowden’s execution, but Glendening was nonetheless excoriated by the murdered woman’s great-niece. Insisting that a “pardon has an interpretation of innocence”—even though it technically does not—she said that absent new, exonerating evidence, the governor had no legitimate basis on which to grant the pardon, and that his action was “tainted with political motives.”When pardons are divisive, “politics” is often cited. In May, when Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued a sweeping, first-of-its-kind pardon of 34 Black men and boys who were lynched while in state custody, he came in for criticism. Willie Flowers, the head of the state’s NAACP, lambasted Hogan for “political posturing,” insisting that “celebrating himself by reminding people that lynchings happened is not the best thing you can do; it’s actually the least that he could do.”A letter writer to The Baltimore Sun also objected. He accused the governor of “using flowery language to make some people feel better about the past and themselves, while not solving one real problem facing Black Americans today.”And that just may get at the nub of the value, and the limitations, of posthumous pardons, especially the recent spate of them extended to Black Americans. They are not really about problem solving, nor are they a substitution for it; they are about remembering, and about acknowledging error. They do no demonstrable good to the dead, but are all about the living: principally relatives and friends of the deceased, but also their spiritual or political heirs, or simply those interested in or moved by their cases.How effective are these symbolic acts? Descendants and family members of pardon recipients certainly think they matter. Many have been quite vocal about how meaningful and inspirational they have found the revisiting of such cases. Pamela Hairston Chisholm, who worked for the pardon of the Martinsville Seven, told the press: This is a day that we will be able to go back to our family members, young and old, and tell them the story of injustice, but also to tell them that you will never give up the fight for justice. If we band together and work together and fight together, we can acquire the end that we seek, because the Martinsville Seven is just one story … of many that have occurred day in and day out. The day John Snowden’s pardon was finally secured was one of the happiest and proudest days in the life of his niece Hazel, who was born too late to have met her uncle but who believed in his innocence and worked tirelessly for his case’s reexamination. “I could feel his peace,” she told newspapers. And every year since that day in 2001, she has held a gathering in her uncle’s honor to which friends, relatives, and others who helped secure the pardon are invited to celebrate his life. It is a happy occasion, but one with its somber moments. Someone is asked to read the text of the pardon aloud, and someone else recites the soaring rhetoric of Snowden’s last statement, in which, reasserting his innocence, he declared, “I could not leave this world with a lie in my mouth.”What value do such pardons offer society at large? In 2013, Alabama State Senator Arthur Orr sponsored a state-law amendment to allow for posthumous pardons. Its passage enabled pardons of the Scottsboro Boys, nine Black Alabama teenagers accused of raping two white women in 1931 who were sentenced to death in rushed, unfair trials. He put it this way: “It’s an important step to show that the Alabama of the 21st century is a different place than it was 80-plus years ago.”Like downed statues, posthumous pardons do not change public policy. They do not repeal bad laws. They certainly do not have any discernible effect on their recipients. But they have the potential to do much more than simply make people feel a little better about the past. In fact, they may be most valuable precisely for what they promise. In repudiating miscarriages of justice, especially those with racial overtones, such pardons make a statement that what was done in the past was wrong, and they serve as markers that make it more difficult for such wrongs to be repeated. At their best, they have the potential to restore faith in a judicial system in which many people have lost confidence, and to further the work of building a more just, more tolerant, and more equitable society.
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NFL Week 7 power rankings: Are the Bengals the best team in the AFC?
USA TODAY Sports' Mackenzie Salmon breaks down the latest NFL power rankings.       
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Highly Venomous Snakes Caught While Mating With Heads Up Drainpipe, Video Shows
Snake handlers can be seen breaking up the amorous pair of Eastern Browns—the world's second-deadliest species.
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Clippers takeaways: Paul George's eight steals help seal 'shellacking' of Blazers
Paul George led the Clippers' smothering defensive effort against the Trail Blazers, brushing off cold shooting to seal the team's first win.
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Jamie Pickett worked past mental hurdle to get first UFC win
Take a look inside Jamie Pickett's win over Laureano Staropoli at UFC Fight Night 196 in Las Vegas.      Related StoriesTabatha Ricci on a dream-come-true first UFC win – and a petition for her 'Baby Shark'Nicolae Negumereanu says Jon Jones is his dream UFC opponentGregory Rodrigues has faith in UFC matchmakers to give him another stern test 
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Wildlife agencies to cancel Trump endangered species rules
President Joe Biden’s administration is canceling two environmental rollbacks under former President Donald Trump that limited habitat protections for imperiled plants and wildlife
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5 Halloween costume ideas for couples
Halloween is fast approaching, and the spooky holiday serves as the perfect excuse to match your soulmate.
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