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 2021-05-15 17:12 

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Virginia mom recruits four of her sons to work alongside her on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic...

A Virginia nurse recruited her sons to work with her at Arlington County Public Health to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Michele Fletcher, 58, has lived her entire life helping others, including first and foremost as a mother to seven children, so it w...

 2021-05-15 17:08 

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Temperature checks are gone from some theme parks and elsewhere. Health experts say that's just fine...

Just before the CDC's new mask guidance for vaccinated people became the country's hot Covid-19 topic, a different feature of the pandemic was falling by the wayside: temperature checks at amusement parks. Several Florida theme parks — Disne...

 2021-05-15 17:00 

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Police: Man pushes woman into traffic, burns power pole, resists arrest...

Click here for updates on this story PORTLAND, Oregon (KPTV) — Police say a suspect is facing numerous charges after pushing a woman into traffic, burning a power pole and fighting with officers. On Thursday at 2:52 p.m., a call came in regarding a ...

 2021-05-15 16:39 

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Business booms for 'mobile gas station' during fuel shortage...

Click here for updates on this story ATLANTA (WGCL) — Anthony Powe owns a business with a service that's in high demand right now. It's a mobile gas station. "We actually have a meter that tells us how many gallons was pumped in your car...

 2021-05-15 16:29 

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Coca-Cola just axed another soda...

Coke Energy, we hardly knew you. The Coke-energy-drink hybrid is being discontinued in North America, just over a year after it launched. Coke Energy hit shelves in January 2020, a few months before coronavirus began spreading across the region. However, ...

 2021-05-15 16:20 

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Robert Lewandowski scores 40th Bundesliga goal of the season to equal Gerd Mller's record...

Robert Lewandowski equaled the Bundesliga record of 40 goals in a season during Bayern Munich's 2-2 draw against SC Freiburg. His first-half penalty drew him level with Gerd Mller's tally set in the 1971/72 season, and the striker paid tribute to ...

 2021-05-15 16:01 

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Sally Yates: I never thought that I'd be saying, 'Yeah, go Liz Cheney'...

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates bemoaned House Republicans' decision to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from her leadership post for challenging former President Donald Trump's lie that he won the 2020 presidential election, saying she never thoug...

 2021-05-15 16:00 

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Eastern Idaho Resource Advisory Committee to meet in May...

The Caribou-Targhee National Forest's Eastern Idaho Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet on May 19, 2021. The post Eastern Idaho Resource Advisory Committee to meet in May appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-15 15:49 

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Starbucks, Publix and other places loosen mask restrictions for fully vaccinated...

Starbucks, Publix and Walt Disney World are the latest companies to change their masking policies Saturday following new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They join Trader Joe's, Walmart, Sam's Club and Costco, which al...

 2021-05-15 15:45 

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Israeli strikes hit home in Gaza refugee camp, media offices as conflict intensifies...

Israel bombed a house in Gaza where a family had gathered to celebrate the end of Ramadan and an office housing international media as a new flurry of Hamas missiles rained down on Tel Aviv Saturday, increasing fears that a de-escalation of the conflict c...

 2021-05-15 15:36 

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Five people shot, two fatally, at Chicago gathering...

Five people were shot, two fatally, during a gathering early Saturday on the South Side of Chicago, police said. Detectives were searching for a yet to be identified person who fled the scene — described by the fire department as a yard party in the...

 2021-05-15 15:34 

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University cancels $700,000 in debt for graduates affected by pandemic...

Delaware State University is cancelling more than $700,000 in student loans for recent graduates hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. DSU will cancel $730,655 for more than 220 people, the school announced this week. "The average eligible student will q...

 2021-05-15 15:26 

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Arizona Republicans move 2020 ballots in trucks after pausing controversial election audit...

The first semi truck full of 2020 election ballots rolled slowly through the Arizona State Fairgrounds on Friday, past the "Crazy Times Carnival" set up in the south parking lot to a warehouse where the approximately 2.1 million ballots cast by Ma...

 2021-05-15 15:15 

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Republican governors are refusing aid from Democrats in Washington...

Democrats in Washington have approved trillions of dollars to help Americans weather the coronavirus pandemic, but Republican state officials are pulling back relief for low-income Americans by turning away federal money. In little more than a week, 17 go...

 2021-05-15 14:59 

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BBC journalist quits as investigation into his landmark Princess Diana interview wraps up...

The BBC journalist who conducted a bombshell 1995 interview with Princess Diana has resigned for health reasons, shortly before a report is to be published investigating whether he acted improperly to secure Diana's permission to take part. Martin Bas...

 2021-05-15 14:58 

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Neanderthal cave discovery and more top space and science stories this week...

The colorful handprints of ancient humans. A spacecraft beyond the solar system. They couldn't be more different, but some of the first known cave art and the Voyager 1 spacecraft are among humanity's most iconic creations. It can stop you in your...

 2021-05-15 14:50 

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Disappearance of mom being considered 'suspicious'...

Click here for updates on this story SOUTH WINDSOR, Connecticut (WFSB) — Police are now considering the disappearance of a South Windsor mother to be 'suspicious.'; On Friday night, state police were searching a condominium in South Windsor i...

 2021-05-15 14:39 

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A card exempted a gay man from serving in Iran's military. It may have cost him his life...

Alireza Fazeli-Monfared's future was brutally cut short last week when members of his family allegedly murdered him due to his sexual orientation, according to his partner and a LGBTQ rights group. The 20-year-old Iranian had hoped to escape the count...

 2021-05-15 14:08 

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Gas station outages and higher prices at the pump may put a dent in road trip plans...

Vaccinated Americans hoping to leave their masks behind and hit the road this weekend may be in for sticker shock at the pump. Gas prices hit their highest level in more than six years earlier this week, rising above $3 a gallon as demand shot up and supp...

 2021-05-15 14:03 

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Senior Trump Air Force official suggested dramatically slashing F-35 jet numbers...

The official in charge of purchasing military hardware for the US Air Force suggested slashing the total number of Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the service by more than half late last year, according to two former defense officials involved in the discus...

 2021-05-15 13:54 

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Colonial Pipeline returns to 'normal operations' after restart...

Colonial Pipeline said Saturday that its pipeline system has returned to "normal operations" after a crippling cyberattack forced a six-day shutdown. "Since this incident began, we have been clear that our focus was on the safe and efficient r...

 2021-05-15 13:52 

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Volcanoes could still be active on Mars...

The barren landscape of Mars makes the planet seem like a quiet, frozen desert where nothing has happened for billions of years except for the occasional dust storm. New research, however, suggests that the red planet has a more recent history of activity...

 2021-05-15 13:50 

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Falling ice kills climber in Alaska's Denali National Park...

A climber was killed and another injured when a block of ice fell from a glacier in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve, the National Park Service says. The ice fell from Ruth Glacier, hitting the two-man rope team Thursday morning, the park se...

 2021-05-15 13:29 

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Here's what's getting more expensive...

Used cars, homes, lumber, gas and chicken: What do they all have in common? They're all getting more expensive. The stimulus-fueled economy is rebounding and Americans are again spending on shopping, traveling and eating out. But the pandemic is far f...

 2021-05-15 13:05 

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How should parents with children younger than 12 use the CDC's new mask guidelines? Dr. Wen explains...

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly loosened masking and physical distancing guidelines for people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 doesn't include children under age 12. That's because the 49 million US kids younger tha...

 2021-05-15 13:01 

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Multiple crises at home and abroad provide a reality check for Biden's White House...

President Joe Biden was at the wooded Camp David retreat in Maryland when he first heard Colonial Pipeline had been hacked. Briefed in one of the mountainside lodges by senior advisers and aides from the National Security Council, Biden quickly realized t...

 2021-05-15 13:00 

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Preakness Stakes set to welcome fans and Medina Spirit after the colt's failed post-Derby drug test...

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit is set to race in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on Saturday evening, days after failing a post-Derby drug test. The 146th running of the Preakness will once again be the second event in the Tr...

 2021-05-15 12:50 

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta: 'Race for the Vaccine'...

In the United States, the finish line for the pandemic as we've been experiencing it for the past year-plus is very much in sight — so much so that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention essentially said so on Thursday: Fully vaccinat...

 2021-05-15 12:45 

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Study finds evidence of solar wind particles buried within Earth's core...

Click here for updates on this story Toronto, Ontario (CTV Network) — There are traces of the sun, deep within our Earth's core. Researchers at Heidelberg University in Germany have found evidence of particles from solar winds that were encased ...

 2021-05-15 12:43 

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Your guide to avoiding Covid-19 at church and other religious services...

If you're wondering how to get back to in-person religious services, CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen recommends thinking about it like your finances. Just like a financial budget helps you figure out what your spending limits are, a "coronavirus...

 2021-05-15 12:27 

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Talking on Zoom could help older people stave off dementia...

Talking on video-conference services like Zoom during the coronavirus pandemic has helped older people stave off the effects of dementia, a new study has suggested. Researchers found that regular communication helps maintain long-term memory, and elderly ...

 2021-05-15 12:16 

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Disney World changes mask requirements for guests...

In a major moment for Disney parks, and the theme park industry overall, Walt Disney World changed its mask rules for guests following new guidance from the CDC. The resort located in Orlando, Florida announced Friday that masks and face coverings for gue...

 2021-05-15 12:13 

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Stimulus checks and pandemic aid make it even more important to file a 2020 tax return...

Low-income Americans who aren't usually required to file taxes could be leaving a lot of money on the table if they don't file a 2020 return thanks to changes made by the latest pandemic relief package. Many may still be waiting on a stimulus paym...

 2021-05-15 12:02 

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Stimulus checks and pandemic aid make it even more important to file a 2020 return...

Low-income Americans who aren't usually required to file taxes could be leaving a lot of money on the table if they don't file a 2020 return thanks to changes made by the latest pandemic relief package. Many may still be waiting on a stimulus paym...

 2021-05-15 11:20 

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Top Japanese CEO says hosting the Olympics amounts to a 'suicide mission'...

The CEO of Japan's top e-commerce company said Friday that it would be a "suicide mission" for the country to host the Olympic Games this summer. The comments by Rakuten CEO Hiroshi Mikitani in an exclusive interview with CNN Business are amon...

 2021-05-15 10:52 

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Bob Baffert spent a lifetime getting to the top of the field in horse racing. Controversy now stalks him...

To Bob Baffert, there's no better place than one he has visited a record seven times — the place where the Kentucky Derby winner gets adorned with roses and sport proclaims the horse and humans as heroes. "If there's a heaven it's in...

 2021-05-15 10:25 

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'No regard for human safety': Police chief says 7 people remain hospitalized from Rhode Island shooting...

Seven of the nine people who were injured in Thursday's shooting in Providence, Rhode Island, remained hospitalized Friday, the city's police chief said. The shooting that began shortly before 7 p.m. on Thursday at a house was between two feuding ...

 2021-05-15 09:58 

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First 80 Australians return after controversial travel ban imposed on India...

Australia received its first repatriation flight from India since its controversial ban on travel from the Covid-hit country came into force, with 80 Australians landing in Darwin on Saturday and immediately being taken to quarantine facilities. A number ...

 2021-05-15 09:47 

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Weekly travel update: England opens 'green' list, Capri goes 'Covid-free'...

Now that the world is starting to open back up, CNN Travel is helping you make plans for 2021 and beyond through these weekly round-ups of travel news. Come here to learn about the attractions opening their doors, the destinations relaxing entry rules, an...

 2021-05-15 09:30 

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South Carolina sheriff announces changes to bond hearings following the death of a mentally ill Black man in custody...

Following the release of footage showing the death of a Black man as deputies forcibly removed him from his cell, a South Carolina sheriff announced changes to address the safety of mentally ill inmates. "Our responsibly was the safety of Jamal Suther...

 2021-05-15 08:53 

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Chelsea boss Emma Hayes says inspiring the new generation is as important as Champions League glory...

Chelsea manager Emma Hayes says winning the club's first Women's Champions League would be an "incredible achievement," but insists success is also about inspiring the next generation of young girls. Speaking to CNN Sport's Amanda Davi...

 2021-05-15 08:31 

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The Nation's Weather...

The Nation's Weather for Saturday, May 15, 2021 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY A potent storm will produce thunderstorms from South Texas into the southern Rockies and the Plains today as humidity increases along the western Gulf Coast. From there, showers ar...

 2021-05-15 08:31 

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Jay Barbree, space journalist and 'Moon Shot' author, dies at 87...

Pioneering space journalist Jay Barbree died Friday, according to his former employer, NBC News. He was 87. Barbree joined NBC News in 1958 and covered every non-commercial manned spaceflight in the US, from Freedom 7 to the final space shuttle mission. H...

 2021-05-15 07:43 

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Three Nashville police officers are suspended without pay over botched apartment raid in 2020...

Three Nashville police officers who raided the wrong apartment last summer will be suspended without pay as well as face other disciplinary measures, the city's police chief said Friday. Initially, Metro Nashville Police Chief John Drake stripped the ...

 2021-05-15 07:07 

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How to talk to our kids about traumatic events, according to a 9/11 responder...

Isaac Rothbart's twins had always known their daddy doesn't like fireworks. But he'd never told his kids why. Then, while celebrating their fifth birthday at Disney World, the family wound up close to an unexpected pyrotechnics show. Rothbart ...

 2021-05-15 07:02 

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A fire on a capsized cargo ship off the Georgia coast has been extinguished using seawater...

The fiery wreckage of a cargo ship off the Georgia coast has been extinguished, according to a press release from the St. Simons Sound Incident Unified Command, as responding firefighter teams continue to monitor for additional flames. The wreckage of the...

 2021-05-15 06:59 

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The outlook is brighter for the US on Covid-19. It's why school life may return to almost-normal in the fall...

Between the first 12-year-olds receiving their Covid-19 vaccines and new guidance that vaccinated people can remove their masks indoors, the outlook for school in the fall resembles what it was like before the pandemic. After more than a year in which man...

 2021-05-15 06:38 

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Some states and retailers usher in return to normalcy for people vaccinated against Covid-19...

Several state governors and big retailers signaled a return to normal on Friday, a day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it's safe for fully vaccinated people to remove their face masks in most settings. Michigan Gov. Gretchen ...

 2021-05-15 06:06 

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Michael Jordan to present Kobe Bryant at Hall of Fame induction...

From gravity-defying dunks and in-air acrobatics to an unquenchable thirst for dominance and an overt disdain for anything shy of excellence, Kobe Bryant spent much of his life following in the footsteps left by Michael Jordan's iconic Nike sneakers. ...

 2021-05-15 05:59 

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Sabrina Ionescu honors Kobe Bryant, hits game-winning 3 to start the WNBA season...

Sabrina Ionescu had a dream that this was coming. On Friday, her first game back since a sprained ankle sidelined her for most of her rookie season in 2020, Ionescu hit a game-winning three with less than one second remaining to give the New York Liberty ...

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