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This president’s approval ratings tanked the fastest

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While most Americans disapprove of President Joe Biden, a Statista poll using data from Gallup sought to find out which president the majority of Americans (at least 51%) disapproved …

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This US president doled out the most pardons

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U.S. President Joe Biden issued the first three pardons of his term in office and shortened the sentences of 75 people who had been charged for …

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You won’t believe how much these Russian superyachts cost

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  Reports about the superyachts of sanctioned Russian billionaires being frozen or detained came a dime a dozen in the aftermath of the invasion of Ukraine …

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Here’s how Biden’s approval ratings compare to Obama’s and Trump’s

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  According to polls by Gallup, President Joe Biden’s approval rating stood at 42 percent most recently after having stagnated at a low level for several months. …

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How many Americans actually approve of Biden?

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  As of March 18, 2022, about 42% of Americans approved of the way Joe Biden was handling his job as president. President Biden’s public approval …

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Legal abortion rates in decline in the US

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  The abortion rate in the U.S. has been in steady decline since the 1990s, and both proponents of abortion and anti-abortion activists credit this to the …

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How many Americans really favor legal abortion?

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A conservative-packed Supreme Court is set to overturn its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which made access to legal abortion a constitutional right, according to a draft …

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Americans don’t think Biden is handling the Ukraine war well

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Most Americans disapprove of how President Joe Biden is handling the Ukraine War, according from data Statista gathered from The Economist and YouGov. Russian forces invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, …

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Americans don’t think Biden is handling Covid well

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  In a survey of U.S. adults conducted in March 2022, 45 percent of Democratic respondents strongly approved of the way President Joe Biden is handling …

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Musk’s Twitter offer is one of the largest in history. Here are the others

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While Elon Musk’s public musings to take Tesla private in 2018 resulted in nothing more than a slap on the wrist courtesy of the SEC, his dogged …

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What will Twitter look like under Elon Musk?

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  Nearing the Finish Line Twitter (TWTR) has agreed to be acquired by Elon Musk, a deal that has sent shockwaves throughout the financial and tech …

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Majority of Americans think Biden is a ‘weak’ leader

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Most Americans believe that President Joe Biden is a “very weak” leader, according to a recent online survey by The Economist and YouGov. For the March 2022 …

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Drug offenders get a major break from Biden

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President Joe Biden just released his first batch of presidential pardons. The list makes Biden the first president since George H.W. Bush in 1989 to exercise …

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Which generation approves of Biden the least?

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President Biden’s approval rating has been taking a bit of a battering of late, and as new analysis of survey data by Gallup reveals, it’s among the younger voters …

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Yes, this teen gorilla is actually addicted to screens!

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  Apparently, it isn’t only human caretakers who have to worry about how much time their teenagers spend on their phones.   Zookeepers at the Lincoln …

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5 ways to help Ukrainians without getting scammed

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With wildfires raging through Western states, Hurricane Ida battering Louisiana and endless tragedies on the nightly news, it’s natural to want to donate to organizations that …

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The longest running talk show in history is finally coming to an end

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Well, the results are in. May I have the envelope?  Maury Povich, host of the longest running television talk show in history, our polygrapher asked you …

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Brittney Griner’s wife says family is ‘hurting’ for WNBA star’s return from Russia

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  Brittney Griner’s wife Cherelle is speaking out about Griner’s detainment in Russia, saying that there’s “not a task in this world that could keep any …

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‘Real-life superhero’ claims he is hunting Arkansas serial killer

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  Desperate times call for desperate measures. There is truth in this statement and few know it better than the citizens of Little Rock, Arkansas.   …

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Elderly woman gets to thank hero who nabbed purse snatcher

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Sometimes you’re just in the right place at the right time. That was the case for Deshawn Pressley when he was shopping at a suburban Cincinnati …

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These are the states with the worst drug problems in the US

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The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the nation’s drug problem. In fact, in 2020, there were over 88,000 drug overdose deaths, an increase of about 27% from 2019. To …

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This amazing effort to clean up the ocean actually worked!

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Between Hawaii and California lies one of the world’s largest trash accumulations: the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This patch in the Pacific Ocean is estimated to consist …

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Classic news video: JFK through the years

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The NBC Universal Archives YouTube channel is a treasure trove of footage from days past, and their mashup of appearances John F. Kennedy made on NBC News over …

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Classic news: Anti-gay activist gets pie to the face

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In 1977, the singer and former Miss Oklahoma Anita Bryant was holding a press conference in Des Moines – the subject of which was her long-standing …

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8 easy ways to spot fake news

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As a working journalist and a master’s candidate at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, it’s infuriating to see my friends and family share stories from …

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My liberal friend voted for Trump. Here’s why

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There’s a peculiar momentum building for President Donald Trump, and it’s due to, you guessed it, a silent Trump voter. But this isn’t the same silent …

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Here’s how the pandemic is hitting minorities disproportionately

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused financial hardship for many, but it’s disproportionately affecting people of color, a September 2020 LendingTree survey of more than 2,000 Americans …

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Technology drives safer back-to-school efforts amid COVID-19

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What is your new student capacity under social distancing?  This simple question can flummox even the most seasoned campus planner or school district facilities specialist. Many …

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How to spot fake news: A former CIA analyst explains

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You can’t navigate online these days without the words “fake news” crossing your path. But what is fake news, who spreads it, and why has it …

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Why do people believe conspiracy theories? A psychologist explains

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At a dinner party last year, I was casually saying how silly I thought my brother-in-law was for believing in chemtrails when a couple, whom I considered to …