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Jerry Jones criticizes Dontari Poe for his weight, performance in release from Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys released defensive tackle Dontari Poe and cornerback Daryl Worley on Wednesday after being unable to find interested trade partners for the two veteran players. Cowboys owner Jerry

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Antiseizure medication in pregnancy associated with twice the risk of autism in child

Women with epilepsy who take the antiseizure drug valproic acid while pregnant are at more than double the risk of having children with autism spectrum disorder and nearly double the

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Starbucks expects sales to return to growth next year

Starbucks expects its sales to grow next year, the company said Thursday. In the United States and the Americas, it expects same-store sales to jump between 17% and 22% next

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Save on Eero mesh Wi-Fi routers, the Kindle HD 10 tablet and more at Best Buy

The $40 off deal on Apple’s new iPad Air at Walmart and Amazon has unfortunately sold out. This was a relatively small discount, all said, but a good one to

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High School Turns Money Saved By Using Solar Power Into Pay Raises For Teachers

After an energy audit in 2017, Batesville High School in Arkansas opted to go solar. The money saved is being used to give raises to teachers. Batesville High School was

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Aaron Rodgers says it’s “absolutely crazy” if Mike Zimmer is on the hot seat

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been squaring off with Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer for years, and Rodgers says that’s a tough challenge. So when Rodgers was asked about talk

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High-sugar diet can damage the gut, intensifying risk for colitis

Mice fed diets high in sugar developed worse colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and researchers examining their large intestines found more of the bacteria that can damage

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How the pandemic has changed Americans’ spending and saving habits

For millions of Americans, the economic effects of the pandemic have been devastating, resulting in job loss, food insecurity or threat of eviction. But for many of those who are

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Senate committee approves subpoenas for Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas on Thursday to force Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to testify before the body regarding complaints of anti-conservative bias on

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Major’s Last Kiss: Previously Abused And Vicious Horse Says Goodbye To Man Who Earned His Heart

“I’ll never forget the day my mom called me in a panic: ‘Janna, you’ve got to convince your daddy to get rid of that horse, it’s gonna kill him!’” Janna

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