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California prosecutors say thousands of people, including inmates, fraudulently applied for stimulus money and may have cost the state $1 billion

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Thousands of inmates throughout California -- including death row inmates -- may have bilked the state's unemployment benefits system of up to a billion dollars in what prosecutors called "the largest ever taxpayer ...

Thousands of turtles have been rescued from freezing waters in Texas

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As Texas' deep freeze wreaks havoc on land, sea animals also suffer in its icy waters. This week, Sea Turtle, Inc., a nonprofit in South Padre Island, rescued more than 2,500 at-risk turtles from nearby waters. It's...

Thousands of mink die in Covid-19 outbreaks at US fur farms

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Thousands of mink have died at fur farms in Utah and Wisconsin after a series of coronavirus outbreaks. In Utah, ranchers have lost at least 8,000 mink to Covid-19 among the animals known for their silky, luxurious ...

Thousands of people in California had their power shut off amid wildfire danger

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Preparing a Thanksgiving dinner may be a challenge for the more than 3,100 Southern California families who have just lost power due to the wildfire threat sweeping across the region. Strong Santa Ana winds, combine...

Why Britain’s anti-immigration politicians are opening the doors to thousands of Hong Kongers

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Eighteen months ago, Malcolm was at the vanguard of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement. Full of bravado and often clad in black, the 21-year-old oversaw a group of 60 combative front-liners who embraced confrontat...

Nashville officials investigating a religious concert that lacked a permit and drew thousands without masks

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Health officials in Nashville, Tennessee, are investigating an outdoor religious concert that they say took place downtown without a permit on Sunday and drew large crowds of people who weren't wearing masks. "We ha...

Denmark to dig up thousands of dead mink after carcasses emerge from mass graves

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Denmark plans to dig up thousands of dead mink culled to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, after the animals started to rise out of their mass graves. Hundreds of dead mink emerged from their burial sites, acco...

Texas bakery gives away thousands of dollars in groceries to help those hardest hit by storms

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The owners of a local bakery in Austin, Texas, are helping their community dig out from the devastating winter storms that struck last week by donating thousands of dollars' worth of food to those in need. The stor...

Task force warns against small gatherings as Trump rallies with thousands

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The White House coronavirus task force expressed concern about virus spread stemming from small household gatherings as coronavirus cases rise across the country and colder months approach. The warnings come as Pres...

Tens of thousands of farmers swarm India’s capital to protest deregulation rules

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New Delhi Tens of thousands of farmers have swarmed India's capital where they intend to camp out for weeks to protest new agricultural laws that they say could destroy their livelihoods. Farmers from the nearby sta...

Thousands evacuated as powerful Typhoon Haishen barrels toward Japan and the Korean Peninsula

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Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated out of the path of a powerful typhoon that's expected to make landfall in southwestern Japan on Sunday. Typhoon Haishen has sustained winds of 195 kph (121 mph) an...

They’re cooking BBQ by the ton and bringing comfort to thousands of storm weary Texans

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While temperatures have warmed and the power has been restored in many areas, countless Texans are still struggling in the aftermath of last week's winter storm. Some lack running water. Some don't have enough foo...

This dad’s adorably amateurish pet portraits have raised thousands for charity

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London A British man has raised thousands of pounds for charity after his unconventional drawings of people's pets went viral. Phil Heckels, 38, told CNN that his rise to internet stardom began six weeks ago when he ...

A bake-off between two dads turned into a movement that delivered thousands of cookies to essential workers

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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. A cookie competition between two dads turned into a heartwarmi...

Tens of thousands of fires are pushing the Amazon to a tipping point

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Fires continue to rage at high levels through the Amazon in Brazil for the second consecutive year, raising concerns among scientists that the rainforest's destruction could eventually reach a point of no return. S...

Thousands of students have dropped out of school due to Covid-19. These are the educators trying to track them down

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The first thing you need to know about dropping out of school is that it doesn't happen all at once. Educators say students don't just wake up one day and decide that's it, no more school. It happens slowly. They ge...

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