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oil barrels.
Briefing

Why BP is cutting back on its climate goals

The oil giant's decision won't help the fight against climate change
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Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Briefing

The GOP's SOTU response was important not for what it said but what it didn't

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The Lombardi Trophy.
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Biden pleased with GOP reaction to jabs on Social Security, Medicare cuts
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Biden pleased with GOP reaction to jabs on Social Security, Medicare cuts

Parents preparing to sue school district where 6-year-old shot teacher
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Disney to cut 7,000 jobs, restructure company in cost-saving measure
February 8, 2023

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Putin likely complicit in downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, investigators say
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Face masks.
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Biden to end COVID-19 national emergencies on May 11
President Joe Biden
The end is nigh

Biden to end COVID-19 national emergencies on May 11

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COVID misinformation.
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A snail.
Briefing

What we know about long COVID

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Erdogan declares state of emergency in Turkey as earthquake death toll rises
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Germany, Denmark, Netherlands to send Ukraine refurbished Leopard 1 tanks
3.

Germany, Denmark, Netherlands to send Ukraine refurbished Leopard 1 tanks

Sarah Huckabee Sanders slams Biden as 'unfit' in Republicans SOTU response
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6 luxurious homes with great bedrooms

The rising price of true love
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The rising price of true love

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Volodymyr Zelensky.
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CBS to reportedly replace James Corden's show with an '@midnight' reboot

Lea Michele did 'a lot of personal reach-outs' after bullying scandal
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Lea Michele did 'a lot of personal reach-outs' after bullying scandal

New 'Indiana Jones' removed 'a lot of old jokes' from the script, Harrison Ford says
3.

New 'Indiana Jones' removed 'a lot of old jokes' from the script, Harrison Ford says

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Armie Hammer's ex-wife had 'no words' when allegations emerged: 'What the f--k'

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President Biden in Wisconsin
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President Biden in Wisconsin
'He rope-a-doped them'

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Richneck Elementary School in Newport News, Virginia.
virginia school shooting

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Putin likely complicit in downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, investigators say
The reconstructed cockpit of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
Who's to blame?

Putin likely complicit in downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, investigators say

Church of England to explore gender-neutral pronouns for God
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby during a service.
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Zelensky requests additional aid during surprise visit to U.K.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addresses the U.K. Parliament.
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Zelensky requests additional aid during surprise visit to U.K.

Florida GOP moves to take over Disney World special district, not dissolve it
Disney.
Tragic Kingdom

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Beyoncé accepting her Grammy Award.
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Ohio train derailment prompts 'controlled release' of toxic chemicals
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