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Faeroe Islands dolphin slaughter sparks debate over tradition

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It’s time for a yearly flu shot, now even more important than before the Covid pandemic

The runny nose-and-fever illness known as flu (short for influenza) was less common than usual last year for Covid-related reasons. We all spent more time isolated at home, wore masks and washed or sanitized our hands regularly. As a result, hos...

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All-amateur astronaut crew returns from orbit

After three days in orbit, SpaceX’s Inspiration4 flight returned safely Saturday with its crew of four civilians – a billionaire who paid for the trip, a physician assistant who survived childhood cancer, a professor who was once a finalist to become...

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This week's word in the news: TAINTED


Affected by a trace of something bad, offensive, or harmful; contaminated, corrupted, or spoiled; sullied or tarnished.

North Carolina judges struck down the state's latest photo voter identification law on Friday, agreeing with minority voters that Republicans rammed through rules tainted by racial bias as a way to remain in power.
The Burlington Times News -- 09/20/2021

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Top general a savior or a traitor?

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