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Did Oreo Tweet ‘Eat the Rich’?
  • 26 February 2021
The Twitter account for the popular cookie did weigh in on at least one political...
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Did Mitch McConnell Say He’d Support Trump as GOP Nominee in 2024?
  • 26 February 2021
During an appearance on Fox News, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell seemed to indicate he would...
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Does This Photo Show Half-Male, Half-Female Cardinal?
  • 26 February 2021
In theory, such a bird would also be able to both lay and fertilize eggs.
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Did Dems Ask Biden To Relinquish Control of Nuclear Weapons?
  • 26 February 2021
The president's critics framed a letter by House Democrats as evidence of bipartisan support to...
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Is US Government Requiring Pantyhose Worn Over Masks?
  • 26 February 2021
During the pandemic, more people are looking for ways to make their cloth masks more...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks during her weekly briefing, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Dems Near Relief Bill OK by House, Ponder Wage Plan Rescue
  • 26 February 2021
A virtual party-line House vote was expected on the COVID-19 relief measure.
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FILE - This September 2020, file photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows a pharmacist preparing to give an experimental COVID-19 vaccine. The nation is poised to get a third vaccine against COVID-19, but health officials are concerned that at first glance the Johnson & Johnson shot may not be seen as equal to other options from Pfizer and Moderna. (Johnson & Johnson via AP, File)
US Advisers Endorse Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine from J&J
  • 26 February 2021
The Food and Drug Administration is expected to quickly follow the recommendation.
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What Public School Students Are Allowed To Say on Social Media May Be About to Change
  • 26 February 2021
A Supreme Court decision may provide some clarity on the issue.
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Audio Chatrooms Like Clubhouse Tap Into Age-Old Appeal of the Human Voice
  • 26 February 2021
The attention the app is getting is part of a wider reinvention and reinvigoration of...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2013 file photo, a green iguana expands a pouch of skin underneath the lower jaw called a dewlap, as it sits in the sun on Key Biscayne, Fla. Iguanas, Burmese pythons, monitor lizards and many other reptile invasive species have taken hold in Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, to move these animals onto a prohibited list. That means they can only be brought to Florida for exhibition, such as a zoo, and at a research facility.(AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)
Pythons, Iguanas: Florida Restricts Some Exotic Reptiles
  • 26 February 2021
Florida is moving to restrict 16 invasive reptile species that have wreaked havoc in the...
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