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Following weeks of speculation, the International Olympic Committee and the Japanese government announced Saturday that spectators traveling from overseas would be barred from attending the Tokyo Olympics, currently scheduled to begin July 23rd. “Currently, the COVID-19 situation in Japan and many other countries around the world is still very challenging and a number of variant
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One of the women who first came forward with allegations of sexual abuse against Armie Hammer has accused the actor of “violently” raping and assaulting her during an April 2017 encounter that the Los Angeles Police Department is now investigating. At a press conference Thursday, the woman named “Effie” — also the name of the
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On Tuesday night, authorities reported that a mass shooter had gone on a rampage in the Atlanta area, targeting three massage parlors and spas in the process. The shooter, Robert Long, killed eight people, including six Asian women. The news was met with an outpouring of grief on social media Tuesday, with many placing the
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In his first interview with Time Magazine since coming out as transgender last December, actor Elliot Page opened up about his childhood, his gender identity, and the political climate surrounding LGBTQ rights. Page, who stars in Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy and most famously received an Oscar nomination for Juno, came out as trans in a statement he shared on his
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Rightly or wrongly, Pope Francis has long enjoyed the reputation as the “cool pope,” a view that has been bolstered by, among other things, his public statements in support of the theory of evolution and a 2014 profile in the pages of this magazine. A documentary released last fall even appeared to suggest his emerging
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According to most standards, Harkirat Anand did everything right. He went to one of the best schools in the country, Washington University in St. Louis. He focused on STEM fields, double-majoring in economics and math. And when he finished his internship with a major telecommunications firm during his junior year, the company offered him a
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British actress Nathalie Emmanuel kicked off this latest episode of “The First Time” by sharing how she first got involved with her latest project, Audible’s The Coldest Case. Her agency first reached out to her about the opportunity at the beginning of the first Covid-19 lockdown in London. “Everyone was working from home, working remotely,”
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UPDATE (3/11): Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer accused of murdering George Floyd, will face an additional third-degree murder charge, The Associated Press reports. Chauvin is already facing second-degree murder and manslaughter charges. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill had initially rejected the third-degree murder charge, but in a different case, an appellate court established
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In 2008, the year Kings of Leon dominated airwaves with one-two punch of ”Sex on Fire” and “Use Somebody,” a mysterious figure named Satoshi Nakamoto appeared online with an obscure idea for the first-ever truly digital form of money: bitcoin. More than twelve years later, the Southern Rock band is now trying to use the hot
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If there’s anything people on the internet love more than cute animals, it’s tales of Reagan-era drug-induced depravity. So on Tuesday, when Variety reported that actor Elizabeth Banks’ upcoming project would focus heavily on a bear involved in a botched drug smuggling operation, people on social media reacted in much the same way a coke-addicted ursine
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