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FILE - In this June 18, 2018, file photo, patches cover the back of a Girl Scout's vest at a demonstration of some of their activities in Seattle. Girl Scouts of the United States of America claim the century-old organization is in a "highly damaging" recruitment war with Boy Scouts of America after the group opened its core services to girls, leading to marketplace confusion and some girls unwittingly joining the Boy Scouts. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Girl Scouts Rebuke Boy Scouts in Escalating Recruitment War
  • 26 December 2020
The competition, more conjecture than reality two years ago, has intensified as the Boy Scouts...
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Oklahoma Health Officials Reject CDC Vaccine Recommendation
  • 26 December 2020
Oklahoma health officials say they don’t plan to follow all of the newly released federal...
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A man pulls a child in a sled by the shut-down slopes of Blue Mountain Ski Resort in The Blue Mountains, Ontario, on the first day of a provincial lockdown amid a 12-day trend of over 2,000 daily COVID-19 cases, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)
Canada Records 1st Cases of More Contagious COVID-19 Variant
  • 26 December 2020
Officials in Canada’s most populous province have confirmed the first two known Canadian cases of...
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An undated photo made available by the Pompeii Archeological park press office shows the thermopolium in the Pompeii archeological park, near Naples, Italy. A fast-food eatery discovered at Pompeii is now completely excavated, helping to reveal some favorite dishes of citizens of the ancient Roman city who liked to eat out. Pompeii Archaeological Park’s longtime chief, Massimo Osanna said Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in a statement that while some 80 such fast-foods have been found at Pompeii, it is the first time such an eatery — known as a thermopolium since it serve hot foods — had been entirely excavated. (Luigi Spina/Parco Archeologico di Pompei via AP)
Photos: Pompeii Fast-Food Eatery from 79 A.D. Excavated
  • 26 December 2020
A fast-food eatery at Pompeii has been excavated, helping to reveal dishes that were popular...
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Did Kamala Harris Choose to be Sworn in with a Koran?
  • 26 December 2020
A routine review of content labeled satire.
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Gingerbread Monolith Delights San Francisco on Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2020
In true pop-up art fashion, a nearly 7-foot-tall monolith made of gingerbread mysteriously appeared on...
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‘Club Kid’ Killer Michael Alig Dies; Overdose Suspected
  • 26 December 2020
Notorious “club kid” killer Michael Alig, who served 17 years in prison for killing his...
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Does the ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Swimming Pool Still Exist?
  • 26 December 2020
The swimming pool hidden beneath a retractable basketball court for "It's a Wonderful Life" was...
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A Nashville Police officer blocks the entrance to the scene of an explosion Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The explosion that shook the largely deserted streets of downtown Nashville early Christmas morning shattered windows, damaged buildings and wounded three people. Authorities said they believed the blast was intentional. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
FBI at Home of Possible Person of Interest in Nashville Bomb
  • 26 December 2020
Federal investigators have identified a person of interest in connection with the explosion that rocked...
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Did Pizza Hut Say ‘Pizza is Good for You’?
  • 26 December 2020
A TikTok video led us on a journey to find the comic book source of...
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