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Covid-19 live updates: Scientists call for ‘proper investigation’ into virus origins
In a letter published in the latest edition of the journal Science, the researchers say the findings of a joint investigation by the World Health Organization and China released in March are not sufficiently conclusive.
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GOP senators "encouraged" after meeting with Biden on infrastructure
Senator Shelley Moore Capito said that she was "encouraged" by the meeting with the president.
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Expert says he found why some COVID-19 vaccines trigger clot issues
Scientists world-wide are racing to understand why Covid-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca PLC and Johnson & Johnson are causing rare but potentially deadly blood clots.
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Joe Biden Mask Tweet Riles Republican Lawmakers
The president wrote that Americans would have to wear a face covering until they were vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Israel launches more strikes on Gaza as fears of a ground invasion grow
The Israeli military directed heavy artillery fire and dozens of airstrikes into Gaza overnight into Friday, as fears grew that a ground invasion of the territory could be launched to quell rocket fire from Palestinian militants.
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Live updates: Biden to host ‘dreamers’ in Oval Office; House GOP poised to replace Cheney with Stefanik
On Capitol Hill, House Republicans are expected to choose Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) to fill the leadership post recently occupied by Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.).
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Tom Brady can't understand why Giants fans dislike him: 'You should love me'
Tom Brady might have nine Super Bowl titles if it wasn’t for the New York Giants upsetting the New England Patriots in the championship twice during his career.
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Nicki Minaj is obsessed with 'The Crown' -- like, really obsessed
Nicki Minaj says she is obsessing over "The Crown" after binge-watching seasons of the royal drama.
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Woman Hilariously Stuck in Latex Outfit Compared to Ross' Fail in 'Friends'
The mom could not take off an all-white latex ensemble featuring a skirt, bralette and matching jacket— a mishap similar to Ross' struggle with his leather pants in a "Friends" episode.
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Prices Mocked in L.A.'s 'Most Expensive Grocery Store' Where Vinegar Is $50
A shopper visiting the Venice branch of Erewhon was surprised to find a bottle of water priced at $12.49.
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Hyundai and Kia are spending $7 billion in US electric car push
Hyundai and Kia are pouring billions of dollars into the United States, where they plan to start building electric cars and invest more in futuristic technologies.
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Power Up: Biden goes maskless, signaling a big change for country
Questions about the new CDC guidance remain, however.
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Robert Durst’s lawyers reveal bladder cancer diagnosis and ask to delay trial
Robert Durst has bladder cancer, his lawyers revealed in a Thursday motion seeking to delay the resumption of the real-estate scion’s murder trial.
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Why Are They Fighting in the Middle East? Because Hamas Is Dedicated to Killing Jews | Opinion
Fundamentally, this is about Hamas and its dedication, in word and deed, to destroying the Jewish state and murdering Jews. And it is about basic morality.
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Hyundai and Kia are spending $7 billion in US electric car push
Hyundai and Kia are pouring billions of dollars into the United States, where they plan to start building electric cars and invest more in futuristic technologies.
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I served with our Afghan allies, interpreters. Here's how we can evacuate them to safety.
Using Guam, a U.S. territory, to screen refugees before they come to America is not a new idea. It's a practical way to redeem the war's meaning.       
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Gig-economy jobs and how to manage the irregular income
The pros and cons of working in the gig economy. Adapted from “What to Do With Your Money When Crisis Hits: A Survival Guide,” to be published Tuesday by HMH.
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With Matheus Mattos out, Brett Johns faces Titan FC champ Danny Sabatello at Bellator 259
Just a week out from his Bellator debut, Brett Johns is getting a new opponent.       Related StoriesVideo: Watch UFC 262 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMA Junkie at 5 p.m. ETUFC 262 weigh-in results and live video stream (9 a.m. ET)UFC free fight: Tony Ferguson submits Lando Vannata in wild brawl 
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What would persuade conservative White men to get vaccinated? A thumbs-up from Ben Carson.
Here’s what our research found.
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An Olympic hopeful hadn’t run a race since the Boulder shooting. Her return was a personal best.
Maggie Montoya, who hopes to qualify for the trials in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters, has returned to competition for the first time since March, when she was working at a King Soopers supermarket when a gunman killed 10 people.
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Rep. Young Kim: Biden's immigration crisis – my Texas border trip showed cartels thriving, migrants at risk
After visiting our southern border with a bipartisan delegation in South Texas and back home in California, it is clear that the situation continues to be a national security, public health and humanitarian crisis. 
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Tim Tebow's pursuit of NFL roster as tight end receives support from Hall of Famer
Mike Ditka is a Hall of Fame tight end and is behind the idea of Tim Tebow returning to the NFL to play the position he once dominated while with the Chicago Bears in the 1960s.
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Six Flags water park reopens, record-breaking roller coaster on track in New Jersey
New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure is introducing guests to the Jersey Devil Coaster and welcoming them back for the Hurricane Harbor opening.      
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The U.S. Needs to Accept Reality in Syria | Opinion
Syria's neighbors, many of whom detest Bashar al-Assad and funneled arms and money to their favorite rebel groups earlier in the war, now acknowledge he isn't going anywhere.
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Cheney Had to Go, But Stefanik Only Postpones the Inevitable | Opinion
All the talk about a 'multiracial working-class party' or a 'realignment' is probably going to amount to nothing if it's led by the same people in Congress as before.
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The 10 Most Popular Hybrid Car Models in America
Many mainstream car manufacturers now sell hybrid cars—so which is the most popular in the U.S?
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In the galleries: Artists examine the divide between people and their surroundings
Works illustrate how that distance amid the pandemic becomes its own character.
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What to watch with your kids: ‘The Water Man,’ ‘Finding You’ and more
Here’s what parents need to know.
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As Kobe Bryant heads into Hall of Fame, was he the greatest Laker ever?
Magic Johnson and others have called Kobe Bryant the greatest Laker of all time. But other Lakers greats have expressed less certainty.       
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Sacramento Kings' playoff drought reaches 15 years, tied for longest in NBA history
The Kings have not made the playoffs since 2005-06, the last season of Rick Adelman's tenure. The Kings haven't had a winning record since then either.       
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US military out of Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan, official says
The U.S. military this week has pulled out of Kandahar Airfield, a sprawling base located outside Afghanistan’s second-largest city, a U.S. official based in Kabul confirms to Fox News.
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Liverpool sports bar has never-ending staircase
This sports bar has the longest staircase you’ve ever seen. See how many flights of stairs that patron Katie Hulme descends just to get to the restrooms at McCooley’s pub in Liverpool, UK. “That’s my month of cardio done,” she joked on TikTok. Subscribe to our YouTube!
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Wuhan Scientist Hits Back at Call for New COVID Origin Probe: 'Really Sad'
In a letter, 18 scientists from around the world have said that more clarity is needed over the origin of COVID-19.
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UFC 262 weigh-in results and live video stream (9 a.m. ET)
Check out the results from the UFC 262 fighter weigh-ins, featuring Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler for the vacant lightweight title.       Related StoriesVideo: Watch UFC 262 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMA Junkie at 5 p.m. ETCharles Oliveira, Michael Chandler and the long, winding road to an unlikely UFC title fightCharles Oliveira, Michael Chandler and the long, winding road to an unlikely UFC title fight - Enclosure 
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Video: Watch UFC 262 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMA Junkie at 5 p.m. ET
Check out a live video stream of the UFC 262 ceremonial weigh-ins.       Related StoriesUFC 262 weigh-in results and live video stream (9 a.m. ET)UFC free fight: Tony Ferguson submits Lando Vannata in wild brawlCharles Oliveira, Michael Chandler and the long, winding road to an unlikely UFC title fight 
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On This Day: 14 May 1998
In 1998, Andy Warhol's "Orange Marilyn" portrait of Marilyn Monroe went for a record price at auction. (May 14)       
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FOX Bet Super 6 Quiz Show offers $10,000 grand prize on Preakness weekend
The FOX Bet Super 6 is offering players a chance to win $10,000 in this week's "Quiz Show" game, including questions on Saturday's Preakness Stakes, MLB action, the MTV Movie Awards, gas prices and more.
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Palestinians in Gaza seek shelter in UN schools
Palestinians in Gaza are taking shelter in United Nations schools as Israel launches airstrikes into Gaza and masses troops along the border, and militants fire rockets toward Israel. (May 14)      
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Philly health official resigns over disposal of bombing victims' remains
A crowd gathered on the 35th anniversary of the bombing and some shouted "shame" and "grave robber."
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Top Japanese CEO says hosting the Olympics amounts to a 'suicide mission'
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Fossil Likely 300 Million Years Old Found by Litter-Picking Paddleboarders
The Rubbish Paddlers said it was "amazing" to know that what is now Scotland used to be located near the equator with "beautiful corals like this one."
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Five storylines to watch in the 2021 WNBA season include Candace Parker in Chicago, Atlanta's new Dream
Candace Parker becomes face of Chicago Sky, Atlanta Dream undergoes makeover and Sabrina Ionescu returns as 2021 WNBA season tips off.      
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How John Deere is helping Black farmers and their descendents take back unjustly seized land
It's been nine years since Michael Robinson of Columbus, Ohio, nearly lost a major part of his family's legacy. He's still fighting to regain full control of it.
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How John Deere is helping Black farmers and their descendents take back unjustly seized land
It's been nine years since Michael Robinson of Columbus, Ohio, nearly lost a major part of his family's legacy. He's still fighting to regain full control of it.
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Lyft Driver Robbed at Gunpoint and Pistol-Whipped in Attempted Carjacking
The 67-year-old driver was robbed of his cellphone and more than $1000 in cash while parked at a gas station.
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Hilary Mantel: I have more ideas than years left
Booker Prize-winning novelist Hilary Mantel discusses her latest book "The Mirror & the Light", the future of the royals, and her experience living with endometriosis.
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A Capitals playoff primer as they prepare to face the Bruins
After a bumpy regular season, the postseason has arrived for Alex Ovechkin and Co.
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A Capitals playoff primer as they prepare to face the Bruins
After a bumpy regular season, the postseason has arrived for Alex Ovechkin and Co.
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