Tonga volcano blast was unusual, could even warm the Earth

Scientists are still trying to understand the effects of the Tongan volcano eruption earlier this year

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Review: Cosmic comic Todd Snider shares stories and hilarity

On Todd Snider’s new solo live album, some of his best riffs involve no notes

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Execs: US casinos learned some useful lessons from pandemic

The COVID pandemic forced most U.S. casinos to close for months, causing payrolls, revenue and earnings to tumble

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Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has taken the stand at his trial in Connecticut to try to limit the damages he must pay for calling the Sandy Hook school shooting a hoax

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Some school uniforms were found to have high levels of potentially harmful PFAS chemicals

High levels of chemicals called per-and polyfluoroalky substances (PFAS) were detected in water-proof or stain-resistant school uniforms in the United States and Canada, according to a new study published Wednesday…

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EXPLAINER: Why a NASA spacecraft will crash into an asteroid

A NASA spacecraft is about to clobber a small, harmless asteroid millions of miles away

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White House: GOP abortion ban would mean a nationwide crisis

WASHINGTON — The White House and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists say a Republican-led proposal to ban abortion nationwide after 15 weeks would endanger the health of women…

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Puerto Rico’s power grid is struggling 5 years after Hurricane Maria. Here’s why.

Days after Hurricane Fiona, power had not been restored for most people.

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