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Big Ben behind bars: Siberian prison installs British-style red phone boxes to create ‘atmosphere of London' for inmates

Big Ben behind bars: Siberian prison installs British-style red phone boxes to create ‘atmosphere of London' for inmates

20 minutes ago   |   RT

Inmates in Russia's third-largest city, Novosibirsk, will now get a little taste of international travel after a prison installed British-style red phone boxes to decorate the...
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FX's Pride Nails the Difficult Task of Condensing 60 Years of LGBTQ Activism Into One Compelling Docuseries

1 hour ago   |   Time

Pop culture may be a crucial tool in effecting change, but for oppressed groups and their respective liberation movements, mainstream representation is often a mixed blessing...
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3 Minnesota Students Among The 2021 Class Of U.S. Presidential Scholars

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Three Minnesota students are among the 57th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, the U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday. Lucas Scott Eggers, of...
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The Women Who Enabled Jeffrey Epstein

The Women Who Enabled Jeffrey Epstein

3 hours ago   |   Politico

It was a crisp, gray day in January 2020 when I stepped out of my Uber onto what looked like industrial wasteland, a concrete-scape dotted with smokestacks and graffitied...
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LOVE ARTS: Kun-Yang Lin Dance Company: zen-inspired choreography bringing healing during COVID-19

10 hours ago   |   ABC

Inside a beautifully mosaic-covered building in the Italian Market, Kun-Yang Lin has built a center for dance.
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New South Loop art installation hopes to inspire others during pandemic

14 hours ago   |   ABC

"You got this" is a positive message with just three words that artist Matthew Hoffman hopes will inspire his fellow Chicagoans.
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Local research team developing high-tech approach to better sleep

Local research team developing high-tech approach to better sleep

15 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Creators are calling it a “living pharmacy” in your body. It is an implantable device to regulate sleep cycles and enhance health. Northwestern biomedical engineer Dr Jonathan...
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Dead & Company coming to SPAC on Aug. 27

16 hours ago   |   Times Union

Dead & Company is set to stop at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Friday, Aug. 27, as part of a 31-date tour running Aug. 16 through Oct. 31.
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Learn how to act, craft and dance all in one class with Project Move

17 hours ago   |   ABC

Project Move takes all the elements of the performing arts and combines each component into one class for all to learn.
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Marijuana superstore opens in downtown Boston

17 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Boston's first downtown recreational pot shop, Ascend Wellness, has opened for business and, at 16,000 square feet, it's a big joint - really big. “People wanted a downtown...
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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 ...