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Dr. Oz’s Senate run is playing out as a ‘Fox primary’
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Dr. Oz’s Senate run is playing out as a ‘Fox primary’

Dr. Mehmet Oz has gone from one of the country’s most recognizable TV personalities to a polarizing Republican Senate candidate — and his primary campaign is exclusively targeted to Fox viewers. CNN research found that Oz has done 12 Fox interviews since announcing his candidacy for an open Senate seat in Pennsylvania in late November…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

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

‘Saturday Night Live’ returns from winter break with its Joe Biden blaming the surge of Omicron on Spider-Man
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‘Saturday Night Live’ returns from winter break with its Joe Biden blaming the surge of Omicron on Spider-Man

“We’re in the middle of a cold, dark winter,” James Austin Johnson as President Joe Biden said kicking off this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live.” “This winter is so dark, Republicans don’t think it should vote.” Johnson’s Biden then explained this virus has disrupted our lives, the holidays, gender reveal parties and “wildfires that started as…MORE

2,800 flights canceled Sunday as winter storm hits East Coast
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2,800 flights canceled Sunday as winter storm hits East Coast

Airlines have so far canceled 2,800 flights Sunday as a powerful winter storm packing rain, sleet and snow is poised to hit the East Coast on the holiday weekend. Almost 95% of the flights out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, an American Airlines hub, are canceled, according to flight tracking site FlightAware.…MORE

Movie theaters reopened in 2021. In 2022 we’ll see if they can thrive
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Movie theaters reopened in 2021. In 2022 we’ll see if they can thrive

Last year was a dress rehearsal for the future of movie theaters. This year will show if movies theaters are back for real. After a terrible 2020 that ravaged the movie theater industry, cineplexes turned on their projectors in 2021 for big hits like “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” “Venom: Let There…MORE

Massive winter storm could keep grocery shelves empty even longer
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Massive winter storm could keep grocery shelves empty even longer

Grocery stores had already been struggling to keep their shelves stocked because of supply chain delays and Omicron sickening workers. Now, markets across America are bracing for a major winter storm that could keep store shelves empty even longer. A significant winter storm headed toward the Midwest, South and East Coast over the long holiday…MORE

Prices are soaring. How high can they go?
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Prices are soaring. How high can they go?

Americans have watched prices spike during the pandemic. By the end of 2021, one inflation measure was near a four-decade high while another hit two records in a row. We know the causes: worker and product shortages have resulted in pandemic-era price hikes for such goods such as used cars, as well as strong consumer…MORE

DirecTV to sever ties with OAN and drop the right-wing conspiracy channel later this year
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DirecTV to sever ties with OAN and drop the right-wing conspiracy channel later this year

One America News, the right-wing conspiracy channel favored by former President Donald Trump, will be dropped later this year by DirecTV, a spokesperson for the television carrier said Friday evening. The move will deal a significant blow to the fringe outlet. Not only will OAN be removed from the millions of households that use DirecTV…MORE

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