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40-year march: Only one state doesn't recognize Juneteenth

Forty years after the first state recognized the formal end of slavery in the United States as cause for an official celebration, President Biden signed legislation Thursday making Juneteenth a national holiday. The march from unofficial holiday to a formal day off for most federal employees started in Texas, more...
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Trump was wrong about the law, Obamacare politics and his judges

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump promised to repeal Obamacare, the health insurance program that helped fuel the backlash tea party movement and ultimately his own candidacy. If Trump couldn't get Congress to do away with the law — and he couldn't, even with Republicans in control of both chambers...
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Bruce Springsteen fans with AstraZeneca vaccine to be turned away from New York theatre shows

Bruce Springsteen fans who have had the AstraZeneca vaccine will be turned away from his comeback shows on Broadway, it has been announced. The musician is returning with a five-night run at the St James theatre in New York on Saturday 26 June, with additional performances scheduled for September. Tickets went on sale on 10 June.A notice on Springsteen’s official website says audience members are required to provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination in order to enter the theatre. However, a link to further information states that guests need to be fully vaccinated with an FDA-approved [Food and Drug...
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My In-Laws Treat My Husband’s Son From an Affair Better Than Our Kids

Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Submit it here or post it in the Slate Parenting Facebook group. Over a decade ago, my husband had an affair that produced a son. Every adult in the situation, including me, hails from a highly dysfunctional family. I mention this detail because even now, my husband’s family still tries to pressure him to leave me for her so that my stepson “can have his parents together.” I have spent years trying to work through the anger and resentment I have for how badly I have been treated in this dynamic, including what I had against my husband to create and enable this situation. He spent years choosing to stay silent as his parents disrespected my place as his wife and favored his son, often at the expense of the children we have since had together.
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Michael Strahan celebrates incredible news in wake of devastating loss

Good Morning America's Michael Strahan had reason to smile on Thursday following when he received some amazing news in the wake of last week's heartbreak. The TV host and former NFL player lost a dear friend and mentor when his former Giants coach, Jim Fassel, died of a heart attack on 8 June.
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Los Angeles Times

3 dead, 2 missing after people floating down river on inflatable tubes go over dam

EDEN, N.C. — Three people are dead and two are missing after a group floating down a North Carolina river on inflatable tubes went over a dam, authorities said Thursday. Rockingham County Emergency Services Director Rodney Cates told reporters that a group of nine people tubing on the Dan River went over the Duke Energy dam in Eden, N.C., around sunset Wednesday. A Duke Energy employee who saw some of the tubers called 911 on Thursday afternoon, Cates said.
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Thriller 'SWEAT' shows the perils of influencer fame

Sylwia is constantly being watched -- first by her 600,000 Instagram followers, then by a man parked outside her apartment. If you are fascinated by the landscape of internet celebrity and what lurks beneath, the Polish thriller "SWEAT" -- part of the official selection at Cannes Film Festival 2020 -- should leave you reeling.

How To Plan for Aging Solo as a Childless Adult

Many believe that childless – or childfree – adults are lonelier, less happy and unsupported in their senior years. But nothing could be further from the truth!. Increasingly more elder adults are childless. In fact, studies predict that 16% of women 80 to 84 will be childless by 2030. As this phenomenon grows, more childless adults are seeking resources about how to age solo with dignity and support.
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Prime Day TV deals 2021: Best early offers on smart TVs, 4K TVs, Samsung TVs and more

Prime Day is just around the corner. Amazon’s annual sales blowout begins on 21 June, offering savvy shoppers the chance to grab bargains on products from across the entire site, from technology and toys to clothing and appliances.If bargain hunters are sharks, then TV deals are the chum in the water. Televisions are traditionally among the most popular items sold during the two-day sales extravaganza, with big discounts to be found on everything from high-end 65in Samsung QLED TVs to smaller and cheaper 4K sets from LG and Sony Bravia.We won’t know exactly which TVs will be discounted until 21...

What is the Most Reliable Motorcycle Engine in the World?

We are living in the day and age when having some sort of vehicle is no longer an option, it became a necessity. That’s why pretty much every person in the United States and Western Europe has at least one. Since we have countless options in front of us, it makes sense that we will need to have a thorough insight into every vehicle we are thinking about purchasing.