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Support for QAnon Is Hard to Measure – And Polls May Overestimate It
  • 5 March 2021
It’s hard to know how many people actually believe the key tenets of QAnon’s claims,...
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Glasses, Accessories, Accessory
Did Kyrsten Sinema Bring Cake to the Senate and Vote Against Raising Minimum Wage?
  • 5 March 2021
Some compared her to the last queen of France before the French Revolution.
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Saint James
James, ‘Brother’ of Jesus: His Ancient Remains Belong to Someone Else
  • 5 March 2021
A bone said to have belonged to Saint James has been radiocarbon-dated – and sadly...
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This image taken body camera video released by the Rochester, N.Y., Police Department on Friday, March 5, 2021, shows an officer struggling to subdue a woman suspected of shoplifting who tried to escape with her 3-year-old child in her arms on Feb. 22, 2021. A Rochester police officer has been placed on administrative duty after using pepper spray on the woman, authorities said Friday. (Rochester Police Department via AP)
Police Investigate Pepper Spraying of Mother Near Toddler
  • 5 March 2021
A Rochester police officer has been placed on administrative duty after using pepper spray on...
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Were Most Jobs Added in February 2021 ‘Waiters and Bartenders’?
  • 5 March 2021
Some online observers critical of U.S. President Joe Biden sought to undercut a broadly positive...
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FILE — In this Dec. 12, 2012 file photo, anti-virus software founder John McAfee answers questions to reporters as he walks on Ocean Drive, in the South Beach area of Miami Beach, Fla. McAfee was indicted on fraud and money laundering conspiracy charges alleging that he and cohorts made over $13 million by fooling investors zealous over the emerging cryptocurrency market, authorities said Friday, March 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Antivirus Software Creator John McAfee Charged with Cheating Investors
  • 5 March 2021
Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee was indicted on fraud and money laundering conspiracy charges alleging...
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Monitor, Display, Screen
Did Biden Say Indian Americans Are ‘Taking Over’ the U.S.?
  • 5 March 2021
Roughly 4 million people of Indian origin currently live in the U.S., representing about 1%...
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Does the Original Website for 1996 Film ‘Space Jam’ Still Work?
  • 5 March 2021
Apparently the '90s never truly left.
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Ice Cream, Food, Dessert
Does a Photo Show a Parasite That Replaced a Fish’s Tongue?
  • 5 March 2021
And you thought that canker sore was bad.
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Police officers are shown arresting Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri after a Black Lives Matter protest she was covering on May 31, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa, was dispersed by tear gas. Sahouri is set to stand trial on Monday, March 8, 2021, on misdemeanor charges, a case that prosecutors have pursued despite international condemnation from advocates for press freedom. (Photo courtesy Katie Akin via AP)
Reporter Faces Trial in Case Seen As Attack on Press Rights
  • 5 March 2021
An Iowa journalist faces trial on charges stemming from her coverage of a protest against...
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