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MTV turns 40 years old

On this day back in 1981, I was 10 years old — and I know exactly what I was doing. I was glued to...

Anger mounts as Biden, Congress allow eviction ban to expire

Anger and frustration mounted in Congress over the weekend as a nationwide eviction moratorium expired during a surge in the COVID-19 pandemic. One Democratic...

Fauci says more ‘pain and suffering’ still ahead

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, is warning of “some pain and suffering in the future” as coronavirus cases continue to...

Schumer: Vote on infrastructure bill could come within days

The vote on a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill could be held “in a matter of days,” Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday,...
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Wheaties looking for its next cereal box star at Olympics

It's the extra honor bestowed upon many Olympic athletes: After you win gold, you may end up on a box of Wheaties. At the 1976...

Biden meets with activists as U.S. sanctions Cuban police force

President Biden met with Cuban American activists at the White House on Friday, after weeks of Cubans taking to the streets to protest their communist...

Schumer: Senators will ‘get the job done’ on infrastructure

The Senate convened for a rare weekend session on Saturday, with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer encouraging the authors of a bipartisan infrastructure plan...

The Smithsonian is building a 2020 artifact collection for future generations

When the calendar flipped to 2020, Americans has no idea it would be a year unlike any other. 2020 saw the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and...

Ban on ‘Soul Cap’ spotlights lack of diversity in swimming

Alice Dearing has an afro, a voluminous puff nearly impossible to protect in most swimming caps. Her hair shrinks if it gets wet. And...

Families paying off rent, food, debts with child tax credit

Christina Darling finally replaced her 2006 Chevrolet Equinox after it broke down several times while picking her children up from day care. But the...

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