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No, Tom Selleck Did Not ‘Finally Confirm the Rumors’
  • 19 January 2021
We clicked "next page" more than 500 times in several slideshow articles to find the...
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Did Nostradamus Predict the World Will Fall After a ‘Feeble Man’ Rules?
  • 19 January 2021
Nostradamus has been credited with accurately predicting dozens of historical events.
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Can You Now Download Thousands of CIA Files on UFOs?
  • 19 January 2021
Freedom of Information Act requests opened up decades worth of materials on unexplained and unidentified...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine provides an update on the coronavirus known as COVID-19 in Harrisburg, Pa. President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. (Joe Hermitt/The Patriot-News via AP, File)
Biden Picks Transgender Woman As Assistant Health Secretary
  • 19 January 2021
Dr. Rachel Levine is poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2021, file photo a pharmacist draws saline while preparing a dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in Sacramento, Calif. Mutations to the virus are rapidly popping up and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments and vaccines could emerge. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, Pool, File)
A New COVID-19 Challenge: Mutations Rise Along with Cases
  • 19 January 2021
Each new infection gives the virus a chance to mutate as it makes copies of...
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President-elect Joe Biden waves to reporters as walks out of The Queen theater Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Joe Biden to Propose 8-Year Citizenship Path for Immigrants
  • 19 January 2021
The bill is set to be introduced after President-elect Biden takes the oath of office...
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Is Harvard Considering Revoking Trump Allies’ Degrees?
  • 18 January 2021
The list of alumni include White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and Texas Sen. Ted...
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Is Anthony Hopkins One of the ‘Shortest Men in Hollywood’?
  • 18 January 2021
We clicked the "next page" button a whopping 95 times in a slideshow article so...
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What George Orwell Said About Why He Writes
  • 18 January 2021
"From a very early age, perhaps the age of five or six, I knew that...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2021, file photo, vials of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are placed next to a loaded syringe in Throop, Pa. On Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, California's state epidemiologist Dr. Erica S. Pan recommended providers stop using lot 41L20A of the Moderna vaccine pending completion of an investigation by state officials, Moderna, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the federal Food and Drug Administration, because some people received medical treatment for possible severe allergic reactions. (Christopher Dolan/The Times-Tribune via AP, File)
California Urges Stop to 300K Vaccines after Some Fall Ill
  • 18 January 2021
California’s state epidemiologist is urging a halt to more than 300,000 coronavirus vaccinations using a...
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