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A man became trapped in a chimney while allegedly attempting to enter a Maryland home

A man became trapped in a chimney while allegedly attempting to enter a Maryland home

A family in Silver Spring, Maryland, received an unfortunate surprise when they discovered a stranger was trapped inside their chimney while attempting to enter their home. The 24-year-old man was wedged inside the chimney for at least four hours before firefighters were able to rescue him, Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said in an incident…MORE

‘Scream’ dethrones ‘Spider-Man’ with a solid box office debut
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‘Scream’ dethrones ‘Spider-Man’ with a solid box office debut

Even Spider-Man isn’t safe from Ghostface. Paramount’s “Scream” — the fifth installment in the long running slasher franchise — notched an estimated $30.6 million at the North American box office this weekend, according to the studio. That number exceeded industry expectations, which had projected the film to make closer to $25 million in its weekend…MORE

Celine Dion cancels remaining shows of Courage World Tour due to ongoing health issues
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Celine Dion cancels remaining shows of Courage World Tour due to ongoing health issues

Celine Dion has announced the cancellation of the remaining 16 shows of her world tour, due to ongoing health issues. The Canadian singer said she was recovering from “severe and persistent muscle spasms,” that were hindering her ability to perform, according to a post published from her verified Instagram account on Saturday. Dion postponed her…MORE

Top Republican on foreign affairs committee believes US is in new cold war with Russia
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Top Republican on foreign affairs committee believes US is in new cold war with Russia

The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee said Sunday he thinks the US is engaged in a new cold war with Russia amid high tensions between the nations over Russia’s potential invasion of Ukraine. “I do. I do, because I think (Russia President Vladimir) Putin again smells weakness here,” Rep. Michael McCaul, a…MORE

Clyburn says he’s not giving up on voting rights legislation bills yet
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Clyburn says he’s not giving up on voting rights legislation bills yet

House Majority Whip James Clyburn said he does not think two key pieces of voting rights legislation the Senate will take up this week are dead — yet. “They may be on life support,” he told CNN’s Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “But, you know, John Lewis, others, did not give up…MORE

A California city has been overtaken by birds. Lasers may be the solution to end it

A California city has been overtaken by birds. Lasers may be the solution to end it

After dealing with thousands of crows roosting in downtown, Sunnyvale, California, for years, the city is taking a note from nearby Silicon Valley and going high-tech with lasers. Mayor Larry Klein told CNN crows have roosted in the downtown area for generations, but during the pandemic the numbers have grown. The birds have become a…MORE

The buzziest questions we have before the ‘Yellowjackets’ finale
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The buzziest questions we have before the ‘Yellowjackets’ finale

Note: Spoilers abound for the first nine episodes of “Yellowjackets” — proceed with caution! Buzz buzz buzz. “Yellowjackets,” the searing Showtime series that takes the hellishness of adolescence (and womanhood) to a new level, wraps up a season of nastiness, backstabbing and literal stabbing this Sunday. But, with so many loose ends dangling, much like…MORE

MLK Jr. Day 2022: What’s open and closed
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MLK Jr. Day 2022: What’s open and closed

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17, is a national holiday — which means some institutions and businesses may be closed. The national holiday observes the birthday of civil rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.,who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. He was assassinated four years later. You can expect government…MORE

Republicans are much more worried about inflation than Democrats. Why that matters
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Republicans are much more worried about inflation than Democrats. Why that matters

Do you think inflation is going to moderate over the next year or remain elevated? The answer may depend in part on how you vote. Democrats and Republicans have wildly different expectations for inflation in 2022. Republicans expect prices to rise about 7% over the next year — more than double the 3% increase expected…MORE