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Denmark removes AstraZeneca from its vaccination program

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Denmark has removed the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from its vaccination program, saying it is not needed because the country has already reached "such an advanced point" in its vaccine rollout. All booked inoculat...

eBay removes a listing selling art created in a Japanese American concentration camp

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At first glance, the drawings seem innocuous. Each of the 20 black and white sketches artfully depicts a natural landscape. Pine trees and mountains set against a bright orb in the sky. Cartoonish leaves splayed out...

UC Berkeley removes the name on a school building over an anthropologist’s controversial past

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The University of California, Berkeley has removed the name on its anthropology building, Kroeber Hall -- named for prominent American anthropologist Alfred Kroeber -- because of his controversial history with Nativ...

Boston removes statue of former slave kneeling before President Lincoln after 141 years

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A Boston statue depicting a formerly enslaved man kneeling beneath President Abraham Lincoln was removed Tuesday morning, according to the mayor's office. The "Emancipation Group" statue has stood in Park Square si...

Virginia Military Institute removes statue of Confederate general ‘Stonewall’ Jackson

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The Virginia Military Institute on Monday removed a statue of Thomas J. "Stonewall' Jackson, the Confederate general and former VMI professor whose presence loomed over the institute's barracks for over a century. A...

The UN removes cannabis from a list of the most dangerous substances

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A United Nations commission has voted to remove cannabis from a list that categorized it as one of the most dangerous drugs -- a move that recognizes the plant as having medicinal value. The UN Commission on Narcoti...

Fairfax County removes Confederate monuments that long stood outside its courthouse

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A collection of Confederate monuments, markers and weaponry that has long stood outside the courthouse in Fairfax County, Virginia, is no longer on display. Fairfax County Commissioner Jeff McKay confirmed the count...

This Florida man invented a robot that inserts and removes your contact lenses for you

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After years of poor eyesight, eye strain, loss in vision and difficulty with contact lenses, Craig Hershoff invented a robot that he hopes will help people with dexterity issues insert and remove their contact lense...

Charlotte removes the name of a white supremacist North Carolina governor from a branch library

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The public library system in Charlotte, North Carolina, is renaming one of its branches that was named after a former state governor with ties to a white supremacy group. Library officials conducted an audit of its ...

Federal judge removes acting Bureau of Land Management director after finding he has served unlawfully for 424 days

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Washington A federal judge on Friday ordered acting Bureau of Land Management Director William Perry Pendley to step aside, blocking him from exercising any more authority after finding that he has served unlawfully ...