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Lego recreates the house from ‘Home Alone’
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Lego recreates the house from ‘Home Alone’

Lego has created a nostalgic replica just in time for the holiday season. Lego’s latest fan-designed set is a replica of the house from the classic 1990 movie “Home Alone,” about the problems that arise when burglars attempt to rob the house while young Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) is, fittingly, home alone after being left behind…MORE

These are the 9 House Republicans who voted to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress
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These are the 9 House Republicans who voted to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress

Nine House Republicans broke ranks Thursday to join all Democrats in voting to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. While Democrats didn’t need any GOP votes in order to refer the criminal contempt charge to the Justice…MORE

Explosive star death witnessed by Hubble could help develop an early warning system
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Explosive star death witnessed by Hubble could help develop an early warning system

Astronomers had an unprecedented front-row seat to the explosive death of a star 60 million light-years away. They witnessed the event thanks to telescopes on the ground and in space, including the Hubble Space Telescope. These observations not only provided groundbreaking insight into what happens before a star dies, but could also help astronomers develop…MORE

Nevada governor at fault for Sunday’s two-car accident in Las Vegas, police say

Nevada governor at fault for Sunday’s two-car accident in Las Vegas, police say

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak was deemed at fault for a two-car collision that left him and the other driver with minor injuries Sunday after he failed to yield the right of way, according to a traffic crash report. Sisolak said he was trying to make a left turn at a flashing yellow arrow when he…MORE

Florida nature reserve’s swampy landscape made the search for Brian Laundrie treacherous
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Florida nature reserve’s swampy landscape made the search for Brian Laundrie treacherous

For more than a month, investigators spread out across a sprawling, swampy Florida nature area known as the Carlton Reserve in search of Brian Laundrie, the missing man whose fiancĂ©e Gabby Petito was fatally strangled last month. The investigators waded through near chest-high waters. They rode on swamp buggies and air boats and called in…MORE

After a pair of scandals, Fed bans officials from buying stocks
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After a pair of scandals, Fed bans officials from buying stocks

The Federal Reserve announced new trading rules on Thursday following a controversy over trades made by senior officials. The Fed said the new rules will ban policymakers and senior staff from buying individual stocks and bonds and will restrict active trading. The central bank pledged to also increase the frequency of reporting and public disclosures.…MORE

Florida governor is calling the legislature back to address federal vaccine mandate implications. Democrats say that’s outrageous
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Florida governor is calling the legislature back to address federal vaccine mandate implications. Democrats say that’s outrageous

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday he will call the state legislature for a special session to add “protections” related to federal vaccine mandates. “What we are going to be doing, in addition to mounting aggressive legal challenges to federal mandates, we are also going to be taking legislative action to add protections for people…MORE

Elizabeth Warren calls for the Fed to release March 2020 ethics warning
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Elizabeth Warren calls for the Fed to release March 2020 ethics warning

Senator Elizabeth Warren urged the Federal Reserve on Thursday to release a March 2020 ethics warning provided to Fed officials that could shed light on the central bank’s trading scandal. “I am writing to ask that you release this information immediately, so that Congress and the public can evaluate the extent to which Fed officials…MORE

Benton Harbor, Michigan, declares state of emergency due to contaminated water

Benton Harbor, Michigan, declares state of emergency due to contaminated water

Officials in Benton Harbor, Michigan, announced a state of emergency this week in a bid to ensure that lead pipes contaminating the city’s water supply are replaced more quickly. The City Commission voted on Monday to enact the state of emergency. Mayor Marcus Muhammad said he will be the presiding officer dealing with the emergency…MORE

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