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MLS expansion team in Las Vegas a step closer to reality

48 minutes ago   |   Review Journal

Billionaires Wes Edens and Naseef Sawiris have entered into an exclusive negotiating agreement with Major League Soccer to move toward bringing an expansion team to Southern...
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Massachusetts breaks down coronavirus hospitalizations: 51% primary COVID, 49% incidental COVID

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

State health officials on Thursday reported a continuing drop in new coronavirus cases, while officials gave a breakdown of COVID-19 hospitalizations between primary and...
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Belarusian officials accused of air piracy over forced landing of jet that led to dissident journalist's arrest: US prosecutor

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

A photo taken on May 23, 2021 shows the Ryanair plane intercepted and diverted to Minsk the same day. PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP via Getty Images The US charged four Belarusian...
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Justice Sonia Sotomayor blasts Supreme Court's handling of Texas abortion case as a 'disaster for the rule of law and a grave disservice to women'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks at Tufts University on September 12, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. Paul Marotta/Getty Images Justice Sotomayor wrote a...
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Trump's January 6 Cover-Up Is Unravelling Faster Than You Can Say “You're Screwed, Donny-Boy”

1 hour ago   |   Vanity Fair

The Supreme Court's ruling against him is a huge, huge blow.
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Houston pet owners will be required to microchip cats and dogs

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Not only will this make it easier to reunite Houstonians with their lost pets, but the city is also banning "puppy mill" breeders from providing animals to pet stores.
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The Democrats Are Now Debating Which “Chunks” of Build Back Better to Save

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

Shortly before Christmas, Senate Democrats, who had spent the previous few months trying and failing to pass the Build Back Better Act through reconciliation, decided to pull a...
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Hot Property: Chestnut Street beauty available for first time in 40 years

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Cornelius Coolidge, architect, real estate developer, and general bon vivant, left his mark on early 19th century Boston. Several of the homes he built still dot Beacon Hill's...
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NYC hospitals overrun with bodies during COVID death surge, staffing shortages

NYC hospitals overrun with bodies during COVID death surge, staffing shortages

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

Hospitals are scrambling to organize dead COVID-19 patients, shifting them between facilities amid backlogs at the city Medical Examiner's Office and local crematoriums,
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Dozens of Democrats call out Biden over drone strikes that kill civilians: 'We cannot accept a continuation of the status quo'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

President Joe Biden speaks about the situation in Afghanistan in the East Room of the White House on August 26, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Congressional...
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Frigid cold tonight, chilly Friday

Frigid cold tonight, chilly Friday

Chief Meteorologist Tom Tasselmyer explains how it'll be FRIGID COLD with temperatures in the single digits Thursday night in Maryland. Read more ...

Long lines gone? Demand for COVID-19 PCR testing appears to be declining

Long lines gone? Demand for COVID-19 PCR testing appears to be declining

The number of daily laboratory tests is on the way down, along with several other key metrics. Read more ...

Legislative aide enters guilty plea after being charged with threatening critic

Legislative aide enters guilty plea after being charged with threatening critic

The case centers on a controversial development project in Elizabeth that Rep. Puskaric has been supporting. Read more ...

Wisconsin bans fan for anti-Asian gesture at Northwestern students

Wisconsin bans fan for anti-Asian gesture at Northwestern students

The University of Wisconsin has banned a fan who made an anti-Asian gesture at the Northwestern student section. Read more ...

‘Johnny Pizza' Porcello charged with illegal betting, loan sharking

‘Johnny Pizza' Porcello charged with illegal betting, loan sharking

Reputed Genovese crime family associate John Porcello was indicted in Brooklyn federal court for running an illegal sports betting ring and overseeing a loan sharking racket. Read more ...

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Royal Treatment' On Netflix, Where A Hairstylist...

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Royal Treatment' On Netflix, Where A Hairstylist with a Heart of Gold Falls for a Prince

Disney vets Mena Massoud and Laura Marano star in this sweet romcom. Read more ...

Biden lashes out at reporter's ‘stupid question' after Ukraine gaffe

Biden lashes out at reporter's ‘stupid question' after Ukraine gaffe

President Biden lashed out Thursday at a reporter for what he called a "stupid question" about Russia potentially invading Ukraine - as the White House scrambled to clean up... Read more ...

NYers doping pets, using doggie stunt doubles to get past co-op boards

NYers doping pets, using doggie stunt doubles to get past co-op boards

New Yorkers are scared of needy or mischievous pets blowing their co-op board interviews - so they're drugging their dogs, calling in stunt doubles and shelling out for special... Read more ...

Cook County judge heard on video mocking lawyer removed from court

Cook County judge heard on video mocking lawyer removed from court

CHICAGO - An Illinois judge who made sexist comments about an attorney during a conversation in his courtroom that he did not realize was being broadcast live on YouTube has... Read more ...

Baby elephant at Ohio zoo on his way to 1,000 pounds

Baby elephant at Ohio zoo on his way to 1,000 pounds

They grow up so quickly! Frankie the elephant, who went viral online for his adorableness, is now 30 weeks old. Read more ...