The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is back this August — here are the deals you can expect to see based on what we saw last year
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The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is back this August — here are the deals you can expect to see based on what we saw last year

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Over 400 US Navy sailors are desperately fighting the 1,000-degree fire raging on a warship for more than a day
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Over 400 US Navy sailors are desperately fighting the 1,000-degree fire raging on a warship for more than a day

The US Navy revealed Monday that over 400 US Navy sailors are battling the raging fire aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard, which caught fire early…

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Trump administration deep-sixes ‘Deep State’ cash bonuses, cancelling annual awards for career federal government executives
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Trump administration deep-sixes ‘Deep State’ cash bonuses, cancelling annual awards for career federal government executives

The Presidential Rank Awards are one of the nation's highest honors for the federal government's career civil servants.But the Trump administration is cancelling them this year, citing the…

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1 in 3 young adults are vulnerable to severe coronavirus infections, a new study suggests. Smoking could be to blame.
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1 in 3 young adults are vulnerable to severe coronavirus infections, a new study suggests. Smoking could be to blame.

One in three young adults have at least one risk factor that could result in severe COVID-19 infections, a new study found.The researchers determined that smoking was the…

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A US research lab with nearly $2 billion in government funding is hacking smart devices at the border and studying ‘human odor signatures’ to interrogate criminal suspects
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A US research lab with nearly $2 billion in government funding is hacking smart devices at the border and studying ‘human odor signatures’ to interrogate criminal suspects

A secretive research lab called Mitre Corporation has existed in the US since the late 1950s and is receiving nearly $2 billion a year in funding, per a…

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Yemen war: Tortured for supporting the ‘wrong’ side
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Yemen war: Tortured for supporting the ‘wrong’ side

Image copyright Abductees Mothers Association Looking out from a grid of thumbnail-sized pictures, women and children hold placards; forlorn expressions on those with uncovered faces. “Bring back my…

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South Asian anti-black racism: ‘We don’t marry black people’
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South Asian anti-black racism: ‘We don’t marry black people’

Amit is Indian and kept his relationship with Michelle, who’s Ghanaian, secret for years – because he feared his family’s reaction. He says that racist attitudes about black…

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Coronavirus: How did Florida get so badly hit by Covid-19
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Coronavirus: How did Florida get so badly hit by Covid-19

Image copyright Getty Images Florida is fast becoming America’s latest Covid-19 epicentre. The surge in the Sunshine State has been linked in part to younger Americans – but…

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The woman leading the first Arab interplanetary mission
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The woman leading the first Arab interplanetary mission

The United Arab Emirates is sending a spacecraft, Hope, to Mars. The mission aims to find out more about how the Red Planet became the barren, dusty place…

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Tea, drugs and war: Hong Kong’s British history explained
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Tea, drugs and war: Hong Kong’s British history explained

Up to three million Hong Kong residents could have the chance to settle in the UK and ultimately apply for citizenship. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s offer came after…

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