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Tons of dead fish in Tampa Bay blamed on toxic red tide

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A unusually large bloom of toxic red tide is being blamed for a massive fish kill in Florida's environmentally sensitive...

Wildfires in US West threaten parched Native American lands

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BLY, Ore. — Fierce wildfires in the Pacific Northwest are threatening Native American lands that already are struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional...

Mom arrested weeks after 2 girls found dead in Florida canal

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LAUDERHILL, Fla. — A 36-year-old South Florida woman has been arrested, weeks after the bodies of her two young daughters were found floating in...

GM warns some Bolt owners to park outdoors due to fire risk

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DETROIT — General Motors is telling owners of some older Chevrolet Bolts to park them outdoors and not to charge them overnight because two...

US overdose deaths hit record 93,000 in pandemic last year

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NEW YORK — Overdose deaths soared to a record 93,000 last year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. government reported Wednesday. ...

That was fleeting: Twitter kills off ephemeral ‘fleets’

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Twitter is disappearing its disappearing tweets, called fleets, after they didn't catch on. ...

Lego tells US company to stop making guns look like its toys

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Danish toymaker Lego said Wednesday it had asked a Utah-based gun company to stop producing a product that makes a pistol...

EXPLAINER: Are we going to need COVID-19 booster shots?

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Just because Pfizer wants to offer COVID-19 vaccine boosters doesn’t mean people will be lining up anytime soon -- U.S. and international health authorities...

Miami Beach building evacuated over concrete safety concerns

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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — A Florida judge on Wednesday approved the sale of the oceanfront property where a collapsed Florida condominium building once stood,...

Afghan man gets life for March stabbing rampage in Sweden

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A 22-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker was convicted Wednesday of attempted murder and sentenced to life imprisonment for a knife attack that injured...