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First evidence that medieval plague victims were buried individually with 'considerable care'

11 hours ago   |   Science Daily

DNA analysis has revealed the presence of 'Yersinia Pestis' - the pathogen that causes plague - in skeletal remains from individual burials in medieval Cambridgeshire...
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Massachusetts real estate market ‘on steroids' sparking bidding wars

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

A red-hot real estate market has anxious homebuyers bidding hundreds of thousands of dollars over asking prices, leading some properties to sell on the same day they are...
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Rivals slam Andrew Yang for controversial remarks about the mentally ill

Rivals slam Andrew Yang for controversial remarks about the mentally ill

2 days ago   |   New York Post

Democratic mayoral hopeful Andrew Yang drew heat from rivals Thursday who called his comments about NYC's mentally ill homeless during the final debate "dehumanizing" and...
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Sparks Controversy in Online Essay

3 days ago   |   NY Times

The novelist's remarks went viral after she criticized former students as well as “social-media-savvy people who are choking on sanctimony and lacking in compassion.”
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The Circus Was Once America's Top Entertainment. Here's Why Its Golden Age Began to Fade

The Circus Was Once America's Top Entertainment. Here's Why Its Golden Age Began to Fade

4 days ago   |   Time

For the better part of a century-a period that encompassed the Civil War, America's Gilded Age, WW I, and through the Great Depression-the circus reigned as far and away...
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Democrats Unveil Bill to Decriminalize Drug Possession at Federal Level, Expunge Records

4 days ago   |   Newsweek

"It's time to put wellness and compassion ahead of trauma and punishment," Congresswoman Cori Bush said in a statement.
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Massive Mill Basin townhouse tops Brooklyn contracts

5 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York

After a year on the market, a huge Brooklyn townhouse has found a buyer. The most expensive property that went into contract in Brooklyn last week was also the largest by far...
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Realtors from across the country say writing a letter to the seller could help or hurt your chances of closing a deal. Here's when the practice could benefit you the most

Realtors from across the country say writing a letter to the seller could help or hurt your chances of closing a deal. Here's when the practice could benefit you the most

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In today's frenetic real estate market, there's no foolproof way to win a bidding war. But for homebuyers who are desperate to land their dream home...
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Navalny's top aide says Putin was 'dumb' to put him in prison because it turned him into a symbol

Navalny's top aide says Putin was 'dumb' to put him in prison because it turned him into a symbol

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement WASHINGTON, DC - Russian Vladimir Putin made a mistake putting Alexei Navalny in prison because it's turned him into a symbol, allowing him to attract...
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From Picasso's estate to squatting in Soho: The 470 Broome Street affair

8 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York

By Joe Lovinger Early in his career, an indigent and isolated Pablo Picasso channeled his pain into a series of moody paintings that categorize his Blue Period. Today, Rayo...
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Kevin Durant could still surpass LeBron, Jordan as NBA's GOAT

Kevin Durant could still surpass LeBron, Jordan as NBA's GOAT

The Nets' Game 7 against the Bucks is another chance for Kevin Durant to have another building block on his path to becoming the NBA's GOAT. Read more ...

Biden's first foreign trip only showcased his own weakness

Biden's first foreign trip only showcased his own weakness

“America is back” really means the White House is back in the hands of the establishment and desperate to please the Euro elite by pretending that the world's villains can be... Read more ...

Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin Named 2020-21 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy Winner

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin has won the 2020-21 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis, a three-time Lady Byng Trophy... Read more ...

Israel insists near-expired vaccines rejected by PA ‘perfectly sound' as...

Israel insists near-expired vaccines rejected by PA ‘perfectly sound' as Palestinian groups demand probe into deal

The Pfizer vaccines, which the Palestinian Authority rejected on Friday due to close expiration date, were identical to those given to citizens inside Israel, the country's... Read more ...

Dallas Keuchel won a World Series with the Houston Astros in 2017. The...

Chicago White Sox left-hander Dallas Keuchel went 76-63 with a 3.66 ERA for the Houston Astros from 2012-18, winning a World Series ring in 2017. He'll start against his former... Read more ...

UFC on ESPN 25 video: Seung Woo Choi stings Julian Erosa with quick TKO flurry

UFC on ESPN 25 video: Seung Woo Choi stings Julian Erosa with quick TKO flurry

Seung Woo Choi keeps on rolling. Saturday, at UFC on ESPN 25, Choi extended his winning streak to three with a violent flurry of punches that finished Julian Erosa quickly. The... Read more ...

Man pulls gun on worker at Starbucks drive-thru over cream cheese

Man pulls gun on worker at Starbucks drive-thru over cream cheese

The employee was the daughter of the police chief. Read more ...

Buckingham Palace inquiry results of Meghan Markle's ‘bullying' could be...

Buckingham Palace inquiry results of Meghan Markle's ‘bullying' could be delayed until 2022

At least two aides accused Meghan Markle of bullying, with one complaint coming back in October 2018. The findings of the investigation were expected to be released this year. Read more ...

UFC on ESPN 25 results: Matt Brown faceplants Dhiego Lima with brutal...

UFC on ESPN 25 results: Matt Brown faceplants Dhiego Lima with brutal one-punch KO

“How's that for 40, b*tch?” That's the question Matt Brown barked into the camera moments after his one-punch knockout of Dhiego Lima at UFC on ESPN 25 on Saturday. The... Read more ...

Newton North girls relay team anchors Tigers to sectional crown

NORTH ANDOVER - With all the faith in the world toward his relay teams, Newton North head coach Joe Tranchita knew that if the Div. 1 North girls track and field final on... Read more ...