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Georgia man charged with scamming nearly $1 million from grocery store

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A Georgia man was arrested and charged with scamming almost $ 1 million from a grocery store and using it to buy clothes, guns and cars, police said. Tre Brown, 19, was arrested January 14 after he allegedly creat...

Rescue operation to free miners trapped underground for nearly 2 weeks could take another 15 days

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Chinese officials say it could day 15 days to drill through 70 tons of debris to reach miners trapped underground for nearly two weeks after an explosion at a gold mine in eastern China. Twenty-two miners were left...

Vatican bank’s former chief found guilty of money laundering, sentenced to nearly 9 years in prison

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The former head of the Vatican bank, Angelo Caloia, has been sentenced to nearly nine years in prison for money laundering and aggravated embezzlement. The 81-year-old was handed an eight year, 11 month jail term o...

‘Bachelor’ contestant nearly collapses during rose ceremony

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It truly is the most dramatic season yet. Just two episodes into the new season of "The Bachelor," a contestant nearly collapsed during the rose ceremony. A medic was called during Monday night's episode when Sarah...

‘An unimaginable love story’: High school sweethearts reunite and marry after nearly 70 years apart

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Want more inspiring, positive news? Sign up for The Good Stuff, a newsletter for the good in life. It will brighten your inbox every Saturday morning. High school sweethearts who were separated nearly seven decades ...

Upstate New York driver gets stuck in car for 10 hours after snow plow covers him with nearly 4 feet of snow

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A 58-year-old driver from Upstate New York was rescued by police after he was stuck in his car for more than 10 hours during the snowstorm that swept through New York. Kevin Kresen from Candor, New York, west of Bin...

Imprisoned nearly 40 years, a Michigan man is freed after a witness recanted her story

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Walter Forbes was a young college student in 1982 when he stepped between two groups fighting outside a bar in his small Michigan town. One of the men, Dennis Hall, retaliated the next day, shooting Forbes four time...

Nearly one third of Black Americans remain hesitant to get Covid-19 vaccine, study finds

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As the first Covid-19 vaccinations are being administered across the country this week, Black Americans remain among the groups that have the least confidence in the vaccine, according to a study from the Kaiser Fam...

Nearly 6 million people to be under stay-at-home order in San Francisco Bay Area

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Six San Francisco Bay Area governments issued a stay-at-home order Friday ahead of California's statewide mandate, restricting activities in a drastic effort to reduce the spread of Covid-19 as hospitals cope with a...

Young people’s anxiety levels nearly doubled during first Covid-19 lockdown, study says

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The early stages of the coronavirus pandemic and the first Covid-19 lockdown caused the number of young people with anxiety to nearly double, according to a study from the University of Bristol. The study, released ...

Nearly 100 whales die in mass stranding in New Zealand

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Nearly 100 pilot whales have died in a mass stranding on the Chatham Islands, New Zealand's Department of Conservation said Wednesday. Some 97 whales and three dolphins died in the stranding, which conservation depa...

Her late daughter loved to sew, so she taught herself how to make masks and raised nearly $17,000 for the local food pantry

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For Sharon Hebert, the way to overcome the most difficult challenges is to focus on helping others, and she practices what she preaches. A 53-year-old mother of two from Norfolk County, Massachusetts, Hebert exper...

Jeff Bezos announces nearly $800 million in grants to 16 groups fighting climate change

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced Monday that he will give $ 791 million in grants as part of his Bezos Earth Fund to 16 organizations that are working to protect the environment. The fund is part of the CEO's $ ...

How Republicans pulled off a big upset and nearly took back the House

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There seemed to be one safe bet when it came to the 2020 election results: Democrats would easily hold on to their majority in the House of Representatives. Not only that, but the conventional wisdom held that Democ...

This relentless Atlantic hurricane season has put nearly every mile of coastline from Texas to Maine on alert

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People along nearly every mile of coastline from Texas to Maine have been put on alert this Atlantic hurricane season, as 12 of 29 storms made landfall in the United States in this record-setting year. "Every mile o...

That ‘murder hornet’ nest scientists found and destroyed had nearly 200 queens. They say they got there ‘just in the nick of time’

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It turns out there were a lot more queens in the first-ever giant Asian "murder hornet" nest found in the US than what they initially discovered. Researchers approximate nearly 200 queens were produced from that sin...