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Necropsy scheduled after body of “rare” 75 lb turtle washes

While walking along the Oregon coast on Saturday morning, a beachgoer stumbled across a 75-pound loggerhead turtle lying on the sands of Manzanita Beach. “The Oregon Coast is no stranger to sea turtles, [but] the species usually encountered are Olive Ridleys,” Tiffany Boothe, a spokesperson for the Seaside Aquarium, said in a statement. Photos of […]

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Disease caused by tick bites spreading in Northeast

A tick-borne parasitic disease has claimed new ground in the Northeast, having been announced as being “endemic” in three more states. According to a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published on March 17 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cases of babesiosis spiked between 2011 and 2019, with 16,456 cases being […]

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2023 Dodge Hornet Review: The Hellcat of compact SUVs

The compact SUV is the most popular body styles for American automobiles that aren’t pickup trucks, which makes it all the more surprising that the four American Stellantis brands, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and Chrysler, only have one between them. And that one it does have, being a Jeep, means it competes in a slightly different […]

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Erik Gandini’s ‘After Work,’ Doc Exploring Our Relationship With Work,

Paris-based CAT&Docs has come onboard as sales agent for Italian-Swedish director Erik Gandini’s “After Work,” which had its world premiere in the main competition at CPH:DOX, the Copenhagen Intl. Documentary Film Festival. Variety speaks to the director at the festival. In this stunningly cinematic doc, lensed by Ruben Östlund’s long-time DOP Fredrik Wenzel and shot […]

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Praise for woman’s response to mom friend turning up hour

A woman who took a hardline stance after growing tired of her mom friend repeatedly turning up late for things has won the backing of the internet. In a Reddit post shared under the handle u/No-Secretary3274, the woman described how her friend, who is a stay-at-home-mom, is regularly up to 30 minutes late when they […]

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Paramount+ Launches ‘Drag Race Italia,’ Talks Growth at Series Mania

LILLE, France — Paramount+ will be bowing “Drag Race Italia” Season 3 on the streaming service in Italy, followed by the U.S. and Latin America later this year.  The Italian Season 3 follows on the recent announcement of three new “Drag Race” editions in Brazil, Germany and Mexico and a “Global Drag Race All Stars,” […]

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Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass faces first test with teachers’

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass is facing her first mayoral challenge just 100 days after taking office, and the tricky nature of labor disputes, as well as the blueprint left by her predecessors, will make her response critical to the rest of her tenure, experts say. On Tuesday, tens of thousands of Los Angeles school […]

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What We Know About Trump’s Legal Troubles

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY EMILY SCHERER / GETTY IMAGES Despite a near-constant swirl of legal problems, former President Donald Trump has managed to avoid indictment so far. But one prosecutor seems poised to take the plunge and become the first to criminally indict a former president. Alvin Bragg, the Manhattan district attorney, is reportedly close to […]

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Jeff Garlin’s ‘Goldbergs’ Exit Was ‘A Long Time Coming,’ Says

Wendi McLendon-Covey said during a recent interview with Andy Cohen for SiriusXM that Jeff Garlin’s exit from “The Goldbergs” was “a long time coming.” The two comedians headlined the ABC sitcom from its 2013 debut until December 2021, when Garlin was fired from the show after a series of HR investigations into his alleged misconduct […]

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