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More than 90,000 hoverboards sold in the U.S. are being recalled over safety concerns

34 min 21 sec ago

A software glitch can send power to the device's motor even when the rider is not actively engaging the hoverboard.

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A divide between the pulpit and the pew is roiling the evangelical church

40 min 37 sec ago

New York Times journalist Ruth Graham says many pastors are being pressured to resist vaccines and mask mandates, embrace Trump's claims about election fraud and adopt QANON-based conspiracy theories.

Twitter aims to crack down on misinformation, including misleading posts about Ukraine

1 hour 34 min ago

Twitter is stepping up its fight against misinformation with a new policy cracking down on posts that spread potentially dangerous false stories.

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A man's death shows the dangers of digging deep holes on the beach

2 hours 53 min ago

A town on the Outer Banks issued a public plea to beachgoers about the dangers of digging holes on the oceanfront just hours before a man died at a New Jersey beach when a hole collapsed on him.

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Nearly 270 cases of salmonella have been linked to chocolate Easter eggs

3 hours 22 min ago

European health officials say that 266 confirmed cases and 58 suspected cases of an outbreak have been reported throughout Europe and in North America. The vast majority of the cases are in children.

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli has been released from prison

3 hours 25 min ago

Shkreli, a former pharmaceutical executive known for raising the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000%, was sentenced to seven years in prison in for securities fraud in 2018.

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These 14 states had significant miscounts in the 2020 census

3 hours 59 min ago

The states were not counted equally well for population totals used to determine their share of political representation and federal funding for the next 10 years, a new Census Bureau report shows.

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Kharkiv's mayor says it's time to move out of the city's subway stations

4 hours 32 min ago

As Ukrainian troops push Russian forces away from its second-largest city, the mayor urges thousands of residents to emerge from their makeshift shelters in the city's metro stations and trains.

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The Buffalo grocery store shooting suspect appears in court today

5 hours 23 min ago

The hearing will determine if there's enough evidence against Payton Gendron, the man accused of killing 10 people in a racially motivated shooting rampage in Buffalo, N.Y., to proceed to trial.

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Former President George W. Bush condemns Putin's invasion of Iraq — instead of Ukraine

5 hours 42 min ago

In a speech, Bush criticized "the decision of one man to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq — I mean of Ukraine."

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Shanghai is expected to reopen some subways as it eases COVID restrictions

8 hours 21 min ago

The lockdown of China's largest city has dealt a blow to the economy and frustrated residents.

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A photo of Florida students spelling out a racial slur is under investigation

8 hours 40 min ago

In the photo, each of the six students is shown holding up a large letter that spells out the N-word.

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Courtroom drama: Ukrainian widow confronts Russian who shot her husband

9 hours 24 sec ago

The widow asked the Russian soldier what he felt when he killed her husband. 'Fear,' he said. 'I understand you probably won't be able to forgive me. But I ask for your forgiveness.'

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Before a Fiji court: Can the U.S. seize a Russian yacht in the South Pacific?

9 hours 4 min ago

The case of a yacht detained in the South Pacific island nation is raising questions about how far U.S. jurisdiction extends.

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U.S. adviser tries to talk Mexican president out of skipping Summit of the Americas

9 hours 10 min ago

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador threatened to skip this year's summit in the United States if Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua are excluded.

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How the war in Ukraine is challenging the long-sought pivot to Asia

9 hours 10 min ago

President Biden is traveling to Japan and South Korea this week — his first trip to Asia since taking office. Like presidents before him, he's seeking to reorient U.S. foreign policy toward Asia.

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A slavery-era instrument is on the National Mall, singing 'songs of liberation'

9 hours 10 min ago

An old-fashioned steam calliope designed by luminaries in the worlds of art and jazz is on display at the National Sculpture Garden.

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Here's what we know about North Korea's COVID outbreak — and its ability to handle it

9 hours 10 min ago

North Korea says it's experiencing its first COVID outbreak. Experts are skeptical, but they are also wondering if this means the country will accept outside help or if it can handle it alone.

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Some clinics are bracing for a huge influx of patients if Roe v. Wade is overturned

9 hours 10 min ago

If abortion bans are enacted, millions would be forced to travel to less restrictive states, and some health providers are warning they may not be able to handle the surge in demand.

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Poll: Two-thirds say don't overturn Roe; the court leak is firing up Democratic voters

9 hours 10 min ago

Seven-in-10 U.S. adults say they support some restrictions on abortions, and Americans are split on 15-week bans and whether abortion-inducing medication should be allowed to be mailed to homes.

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