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‘Race against time’: Pandemic propels fight to save Native American languages

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Barnett is vital to the survival of the Yuchi language. It has no dictionary or written materials, with scant recordings of native speakers. And the language differs from many other indigenous languages in that it is an isolate, meaning it’s......

People Are Cracking Up Over This Thread Where A British Person Lists 50 American States And What They’re Famous For

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Knowing how many states there are in the US is one thing, but listing them out one by one, especially if you’re not American, may be a mission (nearly) impossible. But one Twitter user who goes by the handle @human_not_bees decided to take this task even further and list all......

Watch Katy Perry Clarify That She Wasn’t “Farting” During American Idol – E! Online

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Katy Perry issued a quick disclaimer about any misconceptions involving her most recent appearance on American Idol. The 36-year-old pop star took to social media on Monday, April 12 to… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page –......

Democrats dare GOP to filibuster Asian American hate crimes bill

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Senate Minority Whip John Thune (R-S.D.) said that Republicans are considering voting to open debate and offering amendments on the hate crimes measure. Some in the GOP may want “an opportunity to engage in a discussion about how to make......

American Rescue Plan funding raises questions about Georgia schools’ reopening plans

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Georgia K-12 schools are receiving billions of dollars in federal aid through the American Rescue Plan Act, but some policy analysts wonder why certain schools had to wait for the incentive to reopen their doors. Local Education Agencies (LEAs)......

Investigators eye American in school terror threat hoax

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Investigators eye American in school terror threat hoax – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The list of school districts receiving threatening emails includes Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, Dallas and now Clark County in Nevada. Investigators have not......

The Day Soviet Aircraft Attacked American Pilots

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In the bright sunshine high above the Korean peninsula, the silver-skin of 39 B-29 Superfortresses gleamed as they flew in formation. Their mission that day on April 12, 1951, was to destroy a bridge on the Chinese border and disrupt the flow of munitions and men pouring into North Korea.......

Republicans won’t accept equality for all as a universal American value

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY The most hardened, nonreligious person will likely acknowledge that forces of good and evil exist in this world. And they both express themselves through the actions of human beings. When good forces brought the settlers to America......

GM and Ford cutting production at several North American plants due to chip shortage

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Engines assembled as they make their way through the assembly line at the General Motors (GM) manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee, August 22, 2019. Harrison McClary | Reuters DETROIT – General Motors and Ford Motor are temporarily idling or......

How Integration Came to the American League, in Cleveland’s Glory Days

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John Williams Whether or not you care about baseball, you know the name Jackie Robinson. But even baseball fans of a certain age might not know Larry Doby, who made his major-league debut with the Cleveland Indians on July 5, 1947, integrating the American League just three months after Robinson......

Sisolak, lawmakers unveil Nevada’s spending plan for American Rescue Plan funds

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and state lawmakers on Thursday unveiled how they’ll spend the $2.9 billion it’s receiving under the federal American Rescue Plan (ARP). The “Every Nevadan Recovery Framework” was developed by Sisolak, Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson, D-Las......

Katy Perry Offers Proof She “Quit” Shaving Her Legs Since Giving Birth in Viral American Idol Clip – E! Online

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Since becoming a new mom, Katy Perry has learned that certain tasks are worth prioritizing, while other ones, not so much. During the latest episode of American Idol on Sunday, April 4,… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News......

6/9: Four days on the run, escaped inmates prove elusive; American car enthusiasts in Iran await deal

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 6/9: Four days on the run, escaped inmates prove elusive; American car enthusiasts in Iran await deal – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Killers Richard Matt and David Sweat continue to evade authorities, days after their escape from a......

American man held in Iran marks 2,000 days in detention

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Namazi was arrested and detained in October 2015 and a year later was convicted of “collusion with an enemy state” — the United States — and sentenced to 10 years in prison. He is now the longest-held Iranian-American imprisoned......

What to know about tax credits in the American Rescue Plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here kate_sept2004 | E+ | Getty Images Recovery rebate credit miodrag ignjatovic | E+ | Getty Images The recent round of relief included stimulus checks of up to $1,400 per person. But it also allows people to claim earlier rounds of......

Weinstein, taken hostage by al Qaeda in 2011, devoted life to helping others

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Weinstein, taken hostage by al Qaeda in 2011, devoted life to helping others – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Warren Weinstein is one of the two hostages who were killed in a CIA drone strike in January. The counterterrorism......

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