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Retail Watch: New Slate Belt soda shop serving up classic American eats, homemade ice cream and 1950s nostalgia

13 minutes ago   |   The Morning Call

DAT's What I'm Talkin' Bout, which opened Oct. 25 at 5684 Sullivan Trail, is a retro-style soda shop offering house-made ice cream and Italian ice, savory options such as...
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‘They're Calling You on the Squid Phone'

13 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Cephalopod researchers were surprised by the sighting of a ram's horn squid, a peculiar animal never before filmed in its natural environment.
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Boy's devastating death leads to emotional connection between family, transplant recipient

Boy's devastating death leads to emotional connection between family, transplant recipient

15 minutes ago   |   WGAL

Hendrix Conner's family was recently able to introduce themselves to a woman who says their donation saved her life and improved her sight.
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On Election Eve, Economists Struggle to Figure Out a World That's Unraveled

On Election Eve, Economists Struggle to Figure Out a World That's Unraveled

15 minutes ago   |   Foreign Policy

Both Trump and Biden are winging it when it comes to economic theory-but so are economists, who have yet to get their theoretical house in order.
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Philadelphia curfew ends as city braces for possible unrest following shooting of Walter Wallace Jr

21 minutes ago   |   ABC

A citywide curfew went into effect at 9 p.m. Friday and was lifted at 6 a.m. Saturday.
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Here's What's New on Amazon Prime in November 2020

25 minutes ago   |   Time

Sacha Baron Cohen revives his outrageous character Borat, for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm , the Amazon Prime original sequel to his 2006 satirical film about an inquisitive...
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Here's Everything New on Netflix in November 2020-And What's Leaving

25 minutes ago   |   Time

Netflix's award-winning original series The Crown returns for a fourth season on November 15. The cast for the British Royal Family in season 3 will be back, including Olivia...
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The Year of Blur

29 minutes ago   |   NY Times

How isolation, monotony and chronic stress are destroying our sense of time.
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Nursing Homes, Racked by the Virus, Face a New Crisis: Isolation

29 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Nursing homes set restrictions to lower risks, but Covid-19 has continued spreading in some homes, and residents are now grappling with consequences from isolation.
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Fueled by Cash, Health Care and Trump's Woes, Democrats Aim for Senate Control

29 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Republicans are battling to hold off losses by warning of the risks of unified Democratic power in Washington, but they concede their majority is in peril.
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Kyle Rittenhouse ordered to be extradited to Wisconsin for Kenosha shooting

Kyle Rittenhouse ordered to be extradited to Wisconsin for Kenosha shooting

An Illinois judge Friday ordered local teen Kyle Rittenhouse - who is charged in the shooting deaths of two protesters in Kenosha, Wisc. - to be extradited across the border to... Read more ...

Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings owner buying Dunkin' Brands

Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings owner buying Dunkin' Brands

The deal is expected to close by the end of the year. Read more ...

Florida wildlife officials captured a 10-foot-long python that had found its...

Florida wildlife officials captured a 10-foot-long python that had found its way into a Ford Mustang

Yikes! People opened the Mustang's hood to investigate a check engine light. Read more ...

State leaders facing 2nd wave resist steps to curb virus

State leaders facing 2nd wave resist steps to curb virus

The new surge, despite being more widespread, has yielded a decidedly more limited response than in the spring and summer. Read more ...

Study: 1 to 2 million tons of US plastic trash go astray

Study: 1 to 2 million tons of US plastic trash go astray

It's the equivalent of as many as 1,300 plastic grocery bags per person. Read more ...

For 2nd time, study testing COVID-19 antibody drug has setback

For 2nd time, study testing COVID-19 antibody drug has setback

The study has been paused to investigate a possible safety issue in hospitalized patients. Read more ...

Paul Rudd hands out cookies to voters waiting in the rain to cast their ballots

Paul Rudd hands out cookies to voters waiting in the rain to cast their ballots

As people lined up in the rain, waiting to cast their vote, Paul Rudd waited with them, handing out cookies as voters left the polls. Read more ...

Actress Lori Loughlin reports to prison in college scam

Actress Lori Loughlin reports to prison in college scam

BOSTON - Authorities say “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin has reported to a federal prison in California to begin serving her two-month sentence for her role in the college... Read more ...

Texas early voting totals exceed total number of ballots cast during 2016...

Texas early voting totals exceed total number of ballots cast during 2016 election

More than 9 million ballots have been cast as of Friday morning in the nation's second most-populous state. Read more ...

McDonald's is finally bringing back the McRib

McDonald's is finally bringing back the McRib

For the first time in nearly a decade, McDonald's is making the fan-favorite sandwich available at all of its U.S. restaurants. Read more ...