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Could a Black Hole Defy the Laws of Physics?

Scientists have detected a massive black hole that shouldn't exist. Einstein's theory of gravitational waves provides clarity.

TikTok, WeChat Will Be Banned From US App Stores

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DoC) announced that the United States will ban TikTok and WeChat downloads. This means that both apps will be banned from the iOS App Store and Google's Play Store.

Simon Property Group Will Not Open Its Malls on Thanksgiving Day

Simon Property Group, the company that owns and operates major retail properties all over the country and in Puerto Rico, has decided not to open on Thanksgiving Day this year.

The Washington Football Team Could Become the Franchise's Permanent Name

The Washington Football Team was a temporary name change. However, Dan Snyder, a majority owner of the team, says the name could become permanent if fans embrace it.

Smoke From the Western Wildfires Arrived on the East Coast as Haze

If you noticed a hazy sky blanketing the sun, you're not alone.

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Study: Children in China Experienced an Increase in Depression and Suicidal Attempts During COVID School Closures

According to a study published in JAMA Network Open, the coronavirus pandemic and school closures in China had a major effect on primary students' mental health, with the percentage of suicide attempts more than doubling.

Break Out the Flannel, Fall Officially Starts September 22!

On September 22 at 9:30 a.m. EDT (7:30 a.m. MDT), we will make yet another seasonal transition that heralds the changing of the leaves and cooler weather on the horizon. 

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A Postcard Delivered 100 Years Late Brings New Meaning to 'Snail Mail'

A Michigan mom received a postcard from 1920. She turned to social media to find its rightful owner's family.

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What Each State Is 'Quarantine-Googling' During the Pandemic

New study reveals that most Americans are focused on food and alcohol during the pandemic, which isn't that surprising, to be honest.

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Will Go Virtual This Year

After more than 90 years of history, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will go virtual this year to conform to coronavirus health and safety guidelines. The event will be held on November 26 and will be reimagined into a format that will allow viewers to watch online and on TV.

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Chick-fil-A Adds Brownies, New Coffee Drinks for Fall

Cold-brew coffee and brownies are now on the menu at Chick-fil-A.

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2020 National Toy Hall of Fame: Finalists Include 'Baby Nancy' and 'Masters of the Universe' Toys

Did your favorite childhood toy make it as a finalist? Check out the full list.

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Reports: Trump Plans to Choose Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court Nominee

According to multiple sources, President Donald Trump is leading towards choosing Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court, created by the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. An official announcement is expected on Saturday.

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Florida Man Escapes Deadly Alligator Attack, Gets 62 Stitches

The alligator attack caused 12 puncture wounds and resulted in the man needing 62 stitches.

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Why Are Some Houses Blurred Out on Google Maps?

How to blur out your home on Google Street View.

Was That December Cough COVID-19? New Study Says Maybe

Study shows that the number of doctor visits for cough symptoms rose in December.

CDC: Trick-or-Treating Is Discouraged This Halloween, But Here's How You Can Safely Celebrate

The CDC issues guidance on how to make a pandemic Halloween fun and scary for the right reasons.

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New Study Finds Holocaust Knowledge Severely Lacking Among Gen Z and Millennials in the US

Half of the participants in a study reported Holocaust denial on social media, unable to name concentration camps.

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All Aboard for New Bus Trip From Delhi to London

This isn't your grandma's greyhound jaunt.

Despite Warnings, Hundreds of Americans Planted Those Mystery Seeds

Remember all those mystery seeds that were sent to Americans from China a few months ago? It turns out that hundreds of people planted them, and some folks even ate them!

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Lie in Repose at Supreme Court for Outdoor Public Viewing

You can pay your respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on September 23 and 24, 2020, at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

5 Interesting Facts About the Late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

As we mourn the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, let's reflect on some of her positive moments as "The Notorious RBG."

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who served on the Supreme Court since 1993, has passed away.

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Is This a UFO or Blimp? Take Our Poll

After a Pittsburgh Steelers/New York Giants game at MetLife Stadium on Monday, people spotted what they thought was an unidentified flying object in the sky. Drivers started pulling over and recording the footage. Later, Goodyear confirmed it was just a blimp. But was it?

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Amazon Hopes to Hire for 33,000 Jobs via Free, Virtual Career Fair on Sept. 16

The online retail giant, who is already the largest job creator in the U.S. in the last decade, is looking to fill 33,000 job openings for corporate and tech roles, and it says thousands of additional hourly roles in the operations network will be announced soon.

FDNY Expands 9/11 Memorial Wall, 27 Names Added

The New York City Fire Department added 27 names to its 9/11 Memorial Wall at its headquarters in Brooklyn in a ceremony that took place on September 9. The department was forced to expand the size of the wall as deaths caused by illnesses related to rescue and recovery efforts at Ground Zero continue to grow. 

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'Smoke Cyclone' Seen in Satellite Images Above California Wildfires

The wildfires burning in California and Oregon right now are so big that they've been seen on satellite images from space.

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Fast Food Embraces a New Normal in a COVID Era

In a post-COVID world, it looks like mobile ordering, smaller dining rooms, and contactless pick-up options are here to stay.

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Research Shows Over 50 Percent of Young Adults Are Now Living With Their Parents

Research released by the Pew Research Center shows that more young adults, ages 18 to 29, in America are living with their parents now than those who did during the Great Depression.

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AstraZeneca's Phase III Trial of the COVID-19 Vaccine Suspended for Possible Adverse Effects

Less than a month into their Phase III Trial of a new COVID-19 vaccine, pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has put the study on a temporary hold.

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Take Our Poll: The Election Is 8 Weeks Away; Who Are You Voting For?

2020 sure has been fun. And no matter which way the presidential election goes, it's bound to get even more "fun." We're just curious: Who will YOU be voting for on Election Day, November 3? Which way is this "thing" gonna go?

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More Retailers Could File for Bankruptcy in Fear of Second Wave of Coronavirus

The pandemic put the nail in the coffin for several retailers that were just hanging on. Around 44 retailers have found themselves in bankruptcy court in 2020, according to a tracking by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Detroit statue vandalized amid ongoing racial unrest in US cities

A Detroit statue was found vandalized Saturday as racial unrest continues to shake up cities across the country.

Forrest Fenn—Man Who Created Famed Treasure Hunt—Dies at 90

Famed antiquities dealer and author Forrest Fenn has died. He was 90. It's been confirmed that Fenn died of natural causes.

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Jelly Belly Founder Giving Away an Entire Candy Factory in Nationwide Treasure Hunt

David Klein, who started Jelly Belly in 1976, is getting ready to retire and wanted to do so in a less traditional way than most. He's decided to hold a treasure hunt to win cash and the key to one of his candy factories.

How Fort Worth Beat Out Plano For Texas’ Most Livable City

Over the years, Fort Worth has endured sidekick status to Dallas. Too many times, people have forgotten about the FW in D-FW. Texas Motor Speedway is always thought to be in Dallas. Ironically, Fort Worth-born Larry Hagman grew up closer to Cowtown than Dallas,

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