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Mr. Potato Head drops the mister, sort of

Mr. Potato Head drops the mister, sort of

NEW YORK — Is it Mr. Potato Head or not? Hasbro created confusion Thursday when it announced that it would drop the “Mr.” from the brand’s name in order to be more inclusive and so all could feel “welcome in the Potato Head world.
Olympics gymnastics coach kills himself after being charged

Olympics gymnastics coach kills himself after being charged

LANSING, Mich. — A former U.S.
Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers

Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers

CANBERRA, Australia — Facebook announced on Friday preliminary agreements with three Australian publishers, a day after the Parliament passed a law that would make the digital giants pay for news.
Monarch butterflies down 26% in Mexico wintering grounds

Monarch butterflies down 26% in Mexico wintering grounds

MEXICO CITY — The number of monarch butterflies that showed up at their winter resting grounds in central Mexico decreased by about 26% this year, and four times as many trees were lost to illegal logging, drought and other causes, making 2020 a bad
Former Michigan Gov. Granholm confirmed as energy secretary

Former Michigan Gov. Granholm confirmed as energy secretary

WASHINGTON — Former Michigan Gov.
Chief: Police heeded Capitol attack warnings but overwhelmed

Chief: Police heeded Capitol attack warnings but overwhelmed

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers pressed the acting U.S.
How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

A former U.S.

Game on, again: GameStop surges and no one truly knows why

NEW YORK — Wall Street's GameStop saga won't stop. After weeks of going dormant, shares of GameStop have suddenly shot higher again, rising 18.6% Thursday after surging 75% in the last hour of trading Wednesday.
At divided time, Ohio unites behind statue of John Glenn

At divided time, Ohio unites behind statue of John Glenn

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Political divisions these days may be deep, but Ohioans never cease to agree on John Glenn. Both Republicans and Democrats on a state panel heaped praise on the late astronaut and U.S.
House poised to vote on legal safeguards for LGBTQ people

House poised to vote on legal safeguards for LGBTQ people

WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led House is poised to pass a bill that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labour and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate.