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FDA says data submitted by R.J. Reynolds showed its Vuse e-cigarettes helped smokers either quit or significantly reduce their use of cigarettes, the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S.
Oct. 12, 2021
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The shoe company started in 1946 as one of many that sold Native-inspired moccasins to roadside gift shops. Its CEO apologized for profiting off Indigenous culture and outlined a plan for giving back.
Oct. 12, 2021
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Poland has stopped some 16,000 migrants crossing its border from Belarus since August, and accuses Belarus' authoritarian regime of facilitating illegal migration into the European Union.
Oct. 12, 2021
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Known for his mastery of the uilleann pipes, Moloney was an important ambassador of Irish folk music to the wider world.
Oct. 12, 2021
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Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo, a star in law enforcement circles, appears to be out of a job after six months. He's had a rocky tenure, clashing with city leaders who he says are meddling.
Oct. 12, 2021
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The diamondback terrapin turtle is alive and kicking — with all six of its legs — at the Birdsey Cape Wildlife Center in Massachusetts. Staff say the two heads operate independently.
Oct. 12, 2021
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The announcement is part of a shift in strategy under the Biden administration that puts a new emphasis on going after businesses and employers that violate labor laws.
Oct. 12, 2021
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A coroner announced the cause of death. Gabby Petito was reported missing by her parents. Her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie with whom she had been on a cross-country trip, is unaccounted for.
Oct. 12, 2021
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Ruthie Tompson's painting and animation work at the Walt Disney Company dates back to the 1920s — from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Rescuers.
Oct. 12, 2021
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The toy company says it will work to make its products and marketing more inclusive, citing new research into how kids and parents see creativity through a gendered lens.
Oct. 12, 2021
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Brooklyn's All-Star guard has made a "personal choice" that makes him ineligible to play, general manager Sean Marks said Tuesday.
Oct. 12, 2021
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A school board "threw students into a COVID-19 'snake pit' " when it axed mask requirements and other measures, a federal lawsuit says. A Minocqua, Wis., brewery is helping fund parents' legal fight.
Oct. 12, 2021
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The U.K. was slower to impose widespread lockdowns than the U.S. and many other countries. A new report says the government's approach amounted to accepting a herd immunity strategy.
Oct. 12, 2021
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Many families are under financial stress, parents see kids seriously behind in school, huge rent bills and looming evictions and delayed medical care has negative consequences, to name a few.
Oct. 12, 2021
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California Attorney General Rob Bonta says investigators will work to find the cause of the oil spill and whether anything could have been done to prevent the spill.
Oct. 12, 2021

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