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Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' Reviewed

Sacha Baron Cohen’s outrageous character from Kazakhstan, Borat, is back in a film that’s making political headlines. Amazon Prime is ...
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Streaming Service Quibi To Shut Down

Streaming service Quibi, featuring original shows with episodes of 10 minutes or less, will shut down 6 months after it ...
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Group Of Independent Experts To Advise FDA On Coronavirus Vaccine Approval

An advisory committee to the Food and Drug Administration will hear the agency’s plans for approving a coronavirus vaccine and ...
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Makur Maker Wants Top-Tier Black Players To Go To Historically Black Colleges

Five-star basketball recruit Makur Maker chose Howard University. NPR’s Tonya Mosley talks about the significance of this choice with Kenny ...
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Wisconsin Opens A Field Hospital At State Fair Grounds As Coronavirus Cases Spike

In Wisconsin, rising coronavirus cases are putting pressure on hospitals. As a result, the state has opened a field hospital ...
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The Jets And Giants Leave Fans Upset This Season

The start of the NFL season has not been a good one for New York’s two teams. The Jets and ...
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'Knockout': A Memoir About A Journey From Self-Hate To Self-Love

NPR’s Ailsa Chang talks with Mia Kang, author of Knockout, about her history of body issues, modeling and the transition ...
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Housing Boom: Sales of Million-Dollar Homes Double

The housing market is on a tear, setting all kinds of records, including prices. But it’s also a reflection of ...
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Militia Leader Known As The 'Bundy Ranch Sniper' Seeks A New Title: State Senator

The election season’s spotlight on the militia threat is glaring for Eric Parker. Federal authorities consider him a domestic extremist ...
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Most Tenants Get No Information About Flooding. It Can Cost Them Dearly

Most landlords are not required to disclose if a property is in a flood plain or has flooded before. That’s ...
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U.S. Government Says Iran And Russia Try To Affect Public Opinion On The Election

On Wednesday, the government reported foreign actions, taken to affect public opinion related to U.S. elections. It comes after voters ...
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Colorado Mayor Dealing With Rise In COVID-19: 'This Is Going To Be A Lost Year'

Nick Gradisar, mayor of Pueblo, Colo., reflects on a spike in coronavirus cases in his town, contact tracing and how ...
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Democrats Have A Shot At Winning A Majority In Texas House Of Representatives

Democrats are nine seats away from winning a majority in the 150-seat chamber in the Texas House of Representatives. A ...
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CDC Expands Definition Of Being At Increased Risk Of Having Caught The Coronavirus

Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines a “close contact” as spending a total of 15 minutes within ...
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Trump Pardons 5 People, Commuting Their Sentences

President Trump granted clemency to five people on Wednesday, commuting their lengthy sentences. The five cases had been highlighted by ...
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France rebrands contact-tracing app in an effort to boost downloads

Don’t call it StopCovid anymore. France’s contact-tracing app has been updated and is now called TousAntiCovid, which means ‘everyone against Covid’. The French government is ...
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Daily Crunch: Facebook Dating comes to Europe

Facebook’s dating feature expands after a regulatory delay, we review the new Amazon Echo and President Donald Trump has an on-the-nose Twitter password. This is ...
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Render raises $4.5M for its DevOps platform

Render, the winner of our Disrupt SF 2019 Startup Battlefield, today announced that it has added another $4.5 million onto its existing seed funding round, ...
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