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Tokyo's Olympic rings made from trees planted at 1964 Games

Tokyo's Olympic rings made from trees planted at 1964 Games

32 minutes ago   |   New York Post

The Olympic rings on display for the games opening ceremony in Tokyo were created using trees planted by athletes more than 50 years ago.
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The Nasdaq could rise 10% as investors flee Chinese tech companies and flock to US stocks amid Beijing's crackdown, Wedbush says

32 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Reuters US tech stocks stand to gain from China's increased regulatory scrutiny on Didi and others. The regulatory crackdown represents "a major black eye" for the Chinese tech...
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These 8 jobs that don't require a college degree could drive middle class wealth in America's heartland

32 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

According to a report by Heartland Forward, registered nurses have a lot of job openings in the Heartland region and don't need a bachelor's degree. SDI Productions/Getty...
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Jill Biden's 'United' Message To U.S. Olympians: We Are More Than Our Political Parties

Jill Biden's 'United' Message To U.S. Olympians: We Are More Than Our Political Parties

32 minutes ago   |   The Huffington Post

"We are all, first and foremost, Team USA," the first lady said ahead of the Tokyo opening ceremony.
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Photos: Highlights Of The Tokyo Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony

Photos: Highlights Of The Tokyo Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony

32 minutes ago   |   NPR

Athletes marched in front of thousands of empty seats, as only a sparse crowd was admitted due to COVID-19 restrictions. This year's ceremony is titled "United by Emotion...
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Will There Be Another Relief Payment?

34 minutes ago   |   CBS

Stimulus checks have been a financial lifeline for families finding their way through COVID. The pandemic isn't quite over, as the Delta variant has case numbers rising in many...
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Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez Lead Team USA into the Opening Ceremony

36 minutes ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Travel and competition schedules keep some stars, like the women's soccer and gymnastics teams, away.
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Jill Biden Attends Olympic Opening Ceremony in Tokyo

36 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Dr. Biden traveled to Japan as leader of a small presidential delegation. Her appearance came amid concerns of skyrocketing virus cases in Tokyo.
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US water polo captain Jesse Smith misses opening ceremony

US water polo captain Jesse Smith misses opening ceremony

40 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - U.S. men's water polo captain Jesse Smith missed the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday after the USOPC limited how many players from his team could...
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Wanna squad up in Pokémon Unite? Here's how

Wanna squad up in Pokémon Unite? Here's how

1 hour ago   |   iMore

What's better than starting a fight with friends by your side? Pokémon Unite is a new 5-v-5 free-to-play MOBA on the Nintendo Switch. In this multiplayer Pokémon game, players...
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As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the specter left by the...

As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the specter left by the pandemic?

The Tokyo Games will begin at last, after a yearlong delay that saw the world fragmented and locked down. The pandemic, still raging today, casts a shadow over the event meant... Read more ...

Bronx robber swipes $20K worth of jewelry from victim

Bronx robber swipes $20K worth of jewelry from victim

The NYPD on Thursday released video footage of a Bronx robbery that shows a pistol-wielding suspect swipe two neck chains worth a total of $20,000 earlier this month, police said. Read more ...

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Ring Doorbell Video Films Man Threatening To Rape, Kill Woman

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Asteroid That Could Be Bigger Than the Washington Monument to Speed by Earth...

The space rock will be moving at more than 18,000 miles per hour when it flies safely past our planet on Sunday. Read more ...

Should vaccinated start wearing masks again with COVID-19 cases rising?

Should vaccinated start wearing masks again with COVID-19 cases rising?

COVID-19 cases are rising with the delta variant, and some are again considering wearing masks, even after they've been vaccinated. But is it worth it? Read more ...

Meet The U.S. Olympic Flag Bearer You've Probably Never Heard Of

Meet The U.S. Olympic Flag Bearer You've Probably Never Heard Of

Eddy Alvarez, who plays baseball for the U.S. team, could become just the sixth person ever to medal in both the Winter and Summer Olympics. He took home a silver medal in... Read more ...

US water polo captain Jesse Smith to miss opening ceremony

US water polo captain Jesse Smith to miss opening ceremony

TOKYO - U.S. men's water polo captain Jesse Smith will miss the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday after the USOPC limited how many players from his team could... Read more ...

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LEADING OFF: Cruz traded to Rays, White Sox vs Brewers

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