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Minor spoilers ahead. Reservation Dogs has charmed us all. The FX on Hulu comedy, co-created by Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo, debuted in August to rave reviews and immense critical praise (so much that it earned a 100-percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes) and, over the course of eight episodes, proved that it was worth every
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The National Zoo in Washington D.C. announced Friday that all of its lions and tigers have tested positive for COVID-19. “Six African lions, a Sumatran tiger and two Amur tigers have tested presumptive positive for the virus that causes COVID-19,” a press release from the zoo reads. “Last weekend, animal keepers observed decreased appetites, coughing,
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The consensus is, it’s about time. During Sunday night’s Emmys, Michaela Coel—actress, writer, and creator of the superb HBO show I May Destroy You—finally received some overdue awards-show appreciation for her masterpiece, a riveting and tenderly wrought series based on Coel’s own experience with sexual assault. Wearing a stunning neon Christopher John Rogers gown, Coel
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Facing bad conditions on the ground, state leaders are among those who want clearer guidance from the federal government on COVID booster shots.  By Charlotte Klein September 19, 2021 An advisory committee to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday overwhelmingly voted against recommending a booster shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for almost
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“If [the media thinks] you are antiabortion or something personally, they think that’s the way you always will come out,” Thomas lamented in a recent speech, warning that such assumptions will “jeopardize any faith in the legal institutions.” By Caleb Ecarma September 17, 2021 Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, arguably the bench’s most conservative member,
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Anti-vaxxers recently put down their tubs of horse paste to let everyone around them know that they don’t care for the term “unvaccinated” anymore. “From now on, I refuse to be referred to as ‘unvaccinated,’” posted conservative TikToker @lindsey00kemp. “I want everyone to now call me Pureblood.” The trend spread on TikTok, as anti-vaxxers quickly
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Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s friend in Trinidad did not become impotent after getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Trinidad officials know. They checked. And they’re pretty annoyed that they had to do it, as there is no documented evidence of a coronavirus vaccine having that kind of side effect — though the disease itself can impact fertility. Nevertheless,
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For Nicole, taking the abortion pill was like getting through “an extremely painful poop.” It hurt, a lot, and then it was done. She was bartending at the time, light years away from thinking about motherhood, and decided on medication abortion. At $585, it was cheaper than a surgical abortion. Plus, Nicole wanted do it
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