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Florence Griffith Joyner's Records Could Be Broken in Tokyo, Her Husband Says
"I remember she once told me, 'I never want anybody to be like me. I want them to make bigger footsteps than me. That was always her dream," her husband told the Associated Press.
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Remington Offers 9 Families of Sandy Hook Victims $3.7 Million Each to Settle Lawsuit
The lawsuit said that Remington shouldn't have been selling the gun used in the shooting to the public.
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Sponsor Gap Backs Simone Biles’ Decision to Pull Out of Competition at Olympics
Gap's Athleta signed Biles to a long-term partnership earlier this year
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Burger King Employees Allegedly Walk Out During Shift: Police Called
The workers claim they had closed early because the restaurant was short-staffed and forgotten to lock up the store.
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Scientists Accidentally Find a 'Very Exciting' Unique Exoplanet Has More Water Than Earth
The unique planet orbits a sun-like star around 50 light years away from Earth, and has a mild atmospheric temperature.
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McAuliffe says election doubters ‘hurting our country,’ despite questioning Democrats’ loss in 2000
Democratic nominee for Virginia governor said people who question President Biden’s election win are "hurting our country," despite his own history of challenging presidential election results.
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Rep. Crenshaw rips CNN's Chris Cuomo after vaccine monologue: 'Your brother ... encouraged public distrust'
Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas blasted the left and the press for supposedly wishing viewers had amnesia now that they've been accused of doing an about-face on the COVID-19 vaccines, singling out Vice President Kamala Harris, CNN's Chris Cuomo, and his brother New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as among the worst culprits.
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Pennsylvania officer faces child luring charge after being busted by ‘concerned citizens'
A Pennsylvania police officer was busted in an underage sex sting conducted by a group of “concerned citizens” posing as children, police said.
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Here’s Adam Driver as a sexy centaur in Burberry’s new fragrance ad
"Pretending to be a horse so Adam Driver can ride me too," one thirsty fan tweeted of the sultry campaign.
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Hate Crimes Documented by Police Disproportionately List Black People as Attackers: Report
"These commonly discussed perceptions that the perpetrators of anti-Asian hate are mainly Black or African American are not accurate," Marita Etcubañez said.
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Clay Travis: Comedians must be leaders in battle against cancel culture
Outkick Founder Clay Travis said on Wednesday that comedians need to be at the front lines of battling cancel culture.
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Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson sidelined after positive COVID-19 test
The Baltimore Ravens find themselves opening training camp without the engine of their offense as Lamar Jackson lands on the COVID-19 list.      
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These Cities Are Reviving Mask Mandates With New CDC Guidance, Delta Surge
CDC data shows that the weekly average number of daily cases has continued to increase over the past week. As of Monday, the U.S. was averaging at least 53,772 daily new COVID-19 cases.
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Robinhood CEO's credentials investigated by regulators
Regulators are investigating the fact that Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev is not licensed by FINRA. CNN's Matt Egan reports.
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CDC's new mask guidelines, Simone Biles discusses putting mental health first: 5 Things podcast
On today's 5 Things podcast, we make sense of the CDC's new mask guidelines. Plus, hear how Simone Biles is focusing on her mental health.       
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California Wildfire Map, Update As Blazes Scorch Over 500 Square Miles
At least 79 large wildfires are currently active across 12 states and have burned more than 1.5 million acres of land.
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Soda Served in Bucket at KFC Dubbed the 'Most American' Thing Ever
Along with the original recipe, hot wings and popcorn chicken, now your drink comes in a bucket at KFC as well.
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The Porsche dynasty is taking on Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk in space
Porsche SE, the family holding company that controls Volkswagen Group, is the latest big investor to bet on space's crucial role in developing future technologies.
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Chuck Amato 'got my chance to say goodbye' to Florida State legend Bobby Bowden
Former longtime FSU assistant Chuck Amato talked to legendary coach Bobby Bowden, who has terminal pancreatic cancer, for nearly an hour by phone.       
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Simone Biles retweets message of support from gymnastics coach
Simone Biles retweeted a lengthy message of support from a gymnastics coach on Wednesday as it was revealed the superstar U.S. gymnast would not compete in the individual all-around event at the Tokyo Olympics.
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NBA nears record with new Black coaching hires: 'The last few weeks have been really cool'
Of the eight open head coaching jobs after the regular season, seven Black coaches were hired. There will be 13 Black coaches to start the new season.       
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McCormick, Frank's RedHot Seasoning Products Recalled Following Possible Salmonella Contamination
The potential risk of salmonella contamination in the food seasoning items was highlighted by the FDA during routine testing.
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Kelly Clarkson to pay Brandon Blackstock $200K in monthly support
He's becoming a full-time rancher in Montana.
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We tried the new Keurig K-Supreme Plus Smart brewer and it's the highlight of our morning
Unfortunately, my dream of the perfect autopilot coffee experience has always been missing something — that is, until I tried the new Keurig K-Supreme Plus Smart Brewer. I can confidently say it requires nothing more than picking a pod from a box to get a delicious, quick cup of joe.
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Lucy Liu details clash with Bill Murray on 'Charlie's Angels' set: 'I don't regret it'
Lucy Liu opened up about the encounter during an episode of the "Asian Enough" podcast, saying it allowed her to "stand up" for herself.       
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A Court In Ecuador Has Stripped Julian Assange Of His Citizenship
Assange spent seven years in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault. He's currently in a London prison for a separate legal matter.
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Team USA ends backstroke gold medal streak after loss to Russian Olympic Committee
Team USA took another hit on Tuesday after the Russian Olympic Committee's (ROC) Evgeny Rylov defeated defending Olympic champ Ryan Murphy in the men’s 100 meter-backstroke.
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In Her Words: What Simone Biles Said After Her Withdrawal
Simone Biles' decision to exit the women's team final has prompted comments from around the world. Here's the transcript of what the gymnast said about her exit.
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Hearing cicadas again? It's not Brood X. What to know about the bigger, annual cicadas
A familiar buzzing sound may lead you to believe Brood X is back, but a new breed of annual cicadas are emerging.       
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The Dutch surfer turning the tide on plastic
This biologist-turned-surfer builds boards made out of plastic waste and uses them for expeditions that highlight global issues around plastic pollution.
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Zach Wilson a no-show for Jets training camp as contract battle lingers
The contract negotiations holdup is believed to be over offset language in Wilson’s contract.
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China Hosts Meeting With Taliban, Calls Them 'Important to Peace' as US Leaves Afghanistan
The visit is likely to further strengthen the Taliban on an international stage during a time when violence is reportedly increasing in Afghanistan.
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Washington Post to require COVID vaccines for reporters and staff
The Washington Post's publisher announced in an email to staff that all employees will be required to be vaccinated against the virus by mid-September.
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Illinois authorities hunt suspect who escaped prison transport van on way to jail
Illinois authorities are searching for a suspect who escaped from custody by hopping out of a transport van on its way to jail
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How Old Is Rick in ‘Rick and Morty’?
Nothing really matters, least of all this. But if you've ever wondered, we have an answer.
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Researchers say more contagious COVID-19 variants are on the horizon
Front-line workers who are trying to track COVID-19 variants are begging the U.S. to organize scattered sequencing data collected from coronavirus testing. Cynthia Koons, a senior reporter at Bloomberg News, joined "CBSN AM" to discuss how labs are working with the data.
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Oscar De La Hoya: Vitor Belfort boxing match 'makes or breaks me'
"Mentally and physically, it's go time" for 48-year-old Oscar De La Hoya as he prepares to box former UFC champ Vitor Belfort.       Related StoriesOscar De La Hoya: Vitor Belfort boxing match 'makes or breaks me' - EnclosureArjan Bhullar suggests ONE Championship make trade for Stipe Miocic: 'I bust you up everywhere'Arjan Bhullar suggests ONE Championship make trade for Stipe Miocic: 'I bust you up everywhere' - Enclosure 
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Mask mandate reinstituted in House of Representatives by congressional physician, as concern increases about delta variant
The Office of the Attending Physician ordered that masks be used in all House office buildings, meeting areas and the chamber to prevent the spread among members and staff.
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Activision Blizzard CEO apologizes for 'tone deaf' response to equal pay, harassment claims
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick apologized for the company's "tone deaf" response to allegations of sexual harassment and equal pay violations.       
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Ruby Rose hospitalized for ‘serious’ surgical complications
Ruby Rose had a serious health scare when she was rushed to the hospital over complications stemming from an unspecified surgery.
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Missouri County Overturns Mask Mandate One Day After It Goes Into Effect
It comes as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended vaccinated people wear masks in indoor settings in areas where vaccination rates are low.
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Olympics schedule and events to watch Wednesday
There's plenty happening at the Olympics in Tokyo, not to mention the news being made -- including gymnast Simon Biles' decision to drop out of Tuesday's team competition and the upcoming individual all-around competition.
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Blackburn, McCaul introduce bill to counter China, Russia at UN
Sen. Marsha Blackburn and Rep. Michael McCaul on Wednesday are set to introduce legislation to counter malign influences, require transparency and promote accountability at U.N.
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Packers cave in to Aaron Rodgers demand with Randall Cobb trade
The Packers reacquired Texans wide receiver Randall Cobb on Wednesday, a move that was seemingly part of a list of concessions aimed at enticing Aaron Rodgers to play at least one more season in Green Bay.
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I’m a Pandemic Dad Who’s Been Covering COVID-19. I Don’t Know How to Think About the Risk Anymore
I’ll say this for the pre-vaccine days: it was far easier to think about risk when the only sensible option—for those lucky enough for it to even be an option—was to hunker down, avoid as much contact with other people as possible, and wait out the storm. But a year of self-imposed isolation, fueled partially…
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AstraZeneca finds small clot risk after 1st shot of COVID-19 vaccine
A study conducted by AstraZeneca regarding its COVID-19 vaccine found a small risk of blood clots following the first dose of the shot, but none after the second jab.
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Activision CEO Bobby Kotick says he was ‘tone deaf’ in response to sex-harass suit
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has admitted that the company’s combative response to a disturbing sexual harassment suit was “tone deaf.”
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Texas teen who told parents she went to church camp rescued from armed felon
It is unclear when she boarded the flight to Florida and how many days she was held captive exactly.
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