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Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions.
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Merriam-Webster announces new additions including nonbinary pronoun ‘they' and ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster announces new additions including nonbinary pronoun ‘they' and ‘dad joke'

1 month ago   |   By WESH

Merriam-Webster has officially added the nonbinary pronoun "they" as an entry in its dictionary.
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National Weather Service confirms tornado touches down in Dallas

National Weather Service confirms tornado touches down in Dallas

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Dallas on Sunday night, causing structural damage and knocking out electricity to thousands. Read more ...

Radar contact lost with small plane at North Carolina airport

Radar contact lost with small plane at North Carolina airport

Investigators are searching for the plane Read more ...

Officers run Des Moines Marathon in full uniform, remembering fallen comrade

Officers run Des Moines Marathon in full uniform, remembering fallen comrade

Officers from California and Missouri came to run in remembrance of Sgt. Anthony Bemino. Read more ...

Baby critical after being shot 4 times in stepmom's car in Philadelphia

Baby critical after being shot 4 times in stepmom's car in Philadelphia

A baby boy was shot four times - including in the head and chest - when the car he was in was riddled with bullets in Philadelphia, according to police. The 11-month-old's... Read more ...

Three soldiers killed, three others injured in training accident

Three soldiers killed, three others injured in training accident

Army officials say that the accident is under investigation. Read more ...

Classes canceled a third day amid Chicago teacher strike

Classes canceled a third day amid Chicago teacher strike

More than 300,000 public school students in Chicago are getting another day off as contract talks continue between the teachers' union and the nation's third-largest school... Read more ...

US troops pulled from Syria will be sent to Iraq to fight ISIS: defense...

US troops pulled from Syria will be sent to Iraq to fight ISIS: defense secretary

US troops being pulled out of Syria will be deployed to western Iraq where they will battle Islamic State terrorists, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday. He did not... Read more ...

Video: Unstable Hard Rock cranes demolished in fiery explosion

Video: Unstable Hard Rock cranes demolished in fiery explosion

Officials blasted the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans with explosives Sunday to take down two dangerously unstable construction cranes, stunning video... Read more ...

PG&E considering power shutoffs for portions of 17 counties

PG&E considering power shutoffs for portions of 17 counties

Pacific Gas & Electric Company is considering potential power shutoffs this week for portions of 17 counties, citing strong winds as the reason, the company said Sunday evening. Read more ...

Jackson's legs, Ravens defense roll past Seahawks 30-16

Jackson's legs, Ravens defense roll past Seahawks 30-16

Whether it was scrambling away from trouble or designed runs to use his speed, there was no stopping Lamar Jackson. Read more ...