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The U.S. says it will stand firm against major Russian demands as tension rises
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Becky Sullivan, Bill Chappell | January 26, 2022
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks about Russia and Ukraine during a briefing at the State Department in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.Brendan Smialowski | POOL/AFP via Getty Images Updated January 26, 2022 at 2:40 PM ET As concern rises that Russia is preparing to attack Ukraine, the United States ...
Game time: The Fed unveils a tougher plan to fight stubbornly high inflation
HEALTH
Scott Horsley | January 26, 2022
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell listens during his re-nomination hearing with the Senate Banking Committee on Jan. 11. The Fed is planning to become more aggresive in fighting inflation.Graeme Jennings | POOL/AFP via Getty Images Faced with mounting pressure from rapidly rising consumer prices, the Federal Reserve is preparing to ...
With ‘Succession’, Matthew Macfadyen finds himself a long way from Mr. Darcy
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Dave Davies | January 26, 2022
Matthew Macfadyen says of his initial impression of Succession was that it was "fantastically acid and funny and interesting."Graeme Hunter | Sourdough Productions/HBO Before HBO's Succession, actor Matthew Macfadyen was probably best-known to American audiences for his portrayal of the brooding Mr. Darcy in the 2005 film adaptation of Pride ...
Dolly Parton’s new line of Southern baking mixes is already sold out
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Rachel Treisman | January 26, 2022
Duncan Hines says its Dolly Parton cake mixes and frostings will hit grocery stores and mass retailers starting in March and sell for about $2 each.Conagra Brands Inc. This season's hottest collaboration is Dolly Parton-Duncan Hines, apparently. America's sweetheart hopes to make bakers' lives a little bit richer with her ...
The FDA limits the use of some monoclonal antibodies treatments
HEALTH
Nell Clark | January 26, 2022
A monoclonal treatment site in Miami is closed on Tuesday after the Food and Drug Administration curbed use of some treatments.Joe Raedle | Getty Images As COVID-19 continues to surge in places across the county, the Food and Drug Administration is curbing the use of two out of three monoclonal ...
Peter Robbins, who voiced Charlie Brown in the 1960s, has died
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Bill Chappell | January 26, 2022
Voice actor Peter Robbins and the character he voiced, Charlie Brown, attend a DVD release party in Hollywood, Calif., in 2008.Alberto E. Rodriguez | WireImage Peter Robbins, the actor who first gave voice to the beloved Peanuts character Charlie Brown, has died at age 65. "Robbins' family said he took ...
A California redwood forest has officially been returned to a group of Native tribes
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Rachel Treisman | January 26, 2022
Save the Redwoods League has donated more than 500 acres of redwood forestland to the InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council, a coalition of Native tribes that have been connected to the land for thousands of years.Max Forster | Save The Redwoods League A conservation group is returning guardianship of hundreds of ...
Justice Stephen Breyer, an influential liberal on the Supreme Court, to retire
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Nina Totenberg | January 26, 2022
Justice Stephen Breyer, photographed in 2021.Elizabeth Gillis | NPR Updated January 26, 2022 at 1:19 PM ET U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring after serving more than two decades on the nation's highest court, Supreme Court and Biden administration sources tell NPR. Breyer — professorial, practical and moderately ...
Ozzie, the world’s oldest male gorilla, dies at 61
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Deepa Shivaram | January 26, 2022
Ozzie was the oldest male gorilla in the world when he died on Tuesday at the zoo in Atlanta. He was believed to be 61 years old.Zoo Atlanta Ozzie, the world's oldest male gorilla and the third-oldest gorilla in the world, was found deceased on Tuesday, the zoo in Atlanta ...
Disney defends its ‘Snow White’ remake after criticism from Peter Dinklage
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Rachel Treisman | January 26, 2022
Peter Dinklage attends the 71st Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater in 2019 in Los Angeles.Matt Winkelmeyer | Getty Images Disney is on the defensive after actor Peter Dinklage criticized its plans to release a live-action remake of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The studio announced in June 2021 that ...