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‘A Visual Embodiment of Joy.' Chanel Miller and More AAPI Artists Create Vibrant Murals for Chinatown Restaurants

12 minutes ago   |   Time

On Bayard Street in Manhattan's Chinatown, artist and activist Chanel Miller created a mural to cover the outdoor dining structure at Alimama and Yin Ji Chang Fen. Along the...
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Colonial Pipeline paid hackers nearly $5 million in ransom

14 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

William Turton, Michael Riley and Jennifer Jacobs Colonial Pipeline Co. paid nearly $5 million to Eastern European hackers on Friday, contradicting reports earlier this week...
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Netflix's Lush, Disappointing Halston Struggles to Say Something New About the Legendary Fashion Designer

Netflix's Lush, Disappointing Halston Struggles to Say Something New About the Legendary Fashion Designer

26 minutes ago   |   Time

“Am I a businessman or an artist?” asks the legendary fashion designer Halston, just as the second act of his career is taking off. It's a question most creative workers...
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Italian judge drops refugee ‘kidnapping' case against Salvini

30 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Decision contradicts ruling in similar case last month involving Salvini's treatment of migrants and refugees.
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'The Army needs to get a clue': The US military's fight over money isn't really about China

'The Army needs to get a clue': The US military's fight over money isn't really about China

36 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In the summer of 1933, in the midst of the Great Depression, newly elected President Franklin Roosevelt announced he was going to slash the US Army's...
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5 Things to Do This Weekend

42 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually and in person in New York City.
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How to Navigate a Hot Housing Market

54 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Competition for homes in many cities is leading potential buyers to take steps they may not have considered a short time ago, including waiving the inspection.
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A former strategy head for Uber Freight turned venture investor shares three lessons for logistics startups

A former strategy head for Uber Freight turned venture investor shares three lessons for logistics startups

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Uber Freight is hitting its stride now with revenue growing at an increasing clip quarter after quarter, but when Annie Kadavy started there in 2017 it...
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Carole Baskin offers $5,000 reward for missing tiger in Houston

Carole Baskin offers $5,000 reward for missing tiger in Houston

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

HOUSTON - Big Cat Rescue CEO Carole Baskin said Thursday she is offering a $5,000 reward for the recovery of a tiger found briefly wandering a Houston neighborhood over the...
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Walz Will Sign Executive Order Lifting Mask Mandate Friday After New CDC Guidance

1 hour ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will sign an executive order Friday morning removing the state's mask mandate following updated guidance from the Centers for Disease...
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New York's Elise Stefanik Installed As New GOP Conference Chair

New York's Elise Stefanik Installed As New GOP Conference Chair

The vote came two days after House Republicans ousted Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from the leadership role after her continued criticism of former President Donald Trump. (Image... Read more ...

Elon Musk's net worth plummets by $25 billion after a tumultuous week

Elon Musk's net worth plummets by $25 billion after a tumultuous week

Summary List Placement Elon Musk's net worth dropped by $25 billion within the week Tesla stopped accepting Bitcoin payments and the billionaire hosted Saturday Night Live. The... Read more ...

CDC director: Mask-wearing will ‘be hard to let go' despite new guidance

CDC director: Mask-wearing will ‘be hard to let go' despite new guidance

Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said on Friday that mask-wearing will “be hard to let go” of for some and argued Americans should... Read more ...

Unemployment benefits are competitive with most states' average wages - and...

Unemployment benefits are competitive with most states' average wages - and it could explain why Americans aren't rushing back to work

Summary List Placement The federal government significantly expanded unemployment benefits for much of the pandemic as millions of Americans lost their jobs amid lockdowns... Read more ...

You still need to wear a mask on planes, trains, and buses - even if you've...

You still need to wear a mask on planes, trains, and buses - even if you've been fully vaccinated

Summary List Placement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that fully-vaccinated Americans don't have to wear masks indoors , provided individual... Read more ...

Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of...

Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of Its Kind In The State

ST. PAUL, MINN. - The Minnesota House on Thursday night approved a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state, a historic vote for an effort some have been... Read more ...

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

LONDON - Ireland's health service shut down its IT systems on Friday after being targeted in what it called a “significant ransomware attack." The Health Service Executive said... Read more ...

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Republicans are ready to vault New York Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of the party's House leadership. Read more ...

Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC...

Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC relaxing guidance for vaccinated people. Here's how stores are responding to the new guidelines

Summary List Placement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday relaxed guidance for mask-wearing in indoor and outdoor spaces for fully vaccinated people... Read more ...

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

A Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing her mother has gone viral on TikTok. Read more ...