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Beijing, set to host Olympics this winter, to get first substantial snow of season

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The 2022 winter Olympic Games will take place a few months from now in Beijing, China, a city where snow and precipitation are usually hard to come by in the cooler months. But an incoming storm could kick-start the...

CDC study finds childhood obesity increased at ‘substantial and alarming’ levels during COVID pandemic

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The CDC’s Dr. Alyson Goodman, who contributed to the report, said the results signal a "profound increase in weight gain for kids" and are "substantial and alarming."  This Tuesday, April 3, 2018 file photo...

COVID-19 cases hit 1st ‘substantial decline’ in months, WHO reports

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All regions worldwide reported declines in new infections compared to the prior week, according to the WHO’s latest COVID-19 weekly epidemiological update, released Sept. 14. Nevertheless, the U.S., U.K., India, Iran...

CDC warns of a ‘substantial increase’ in fatal drug overdoses coinciding with the Covid-19 pandemic

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The US has seen a substantial increase in fatal drug overdoses and set a record for deaths from overdoses in the year that ended in May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. The worst of...

Federal watchdog: ‘substantial likelihood of wrongdoing’ at US Agency for Global Media

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The Office of Special Counsel says it "found a substantial likelihood of wrongdoing" at the US Agency for Global Media, led by a controversial Trump political appointee. According to a letter dated Wednesday and ob...

Wikipedia due to get its first substantial website redesign in a decade

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Dust off the bulldozers -- Wikipedia is going under construction. For the first time in 10 years, one of the internet's most-widely used resource websites will be getting a substantial new look. "While Wikipedia's c...