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Belichick: Patriots starting from scratch, but Cam Newton's 'our starting quarterback'

After spending a first-round pick on the QB position and increasing the rate of pay for veteran Cam Newton , the Patriots do not appear...
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Kevin Durant powers Team USA's rout of Czech Republic on record night at Tokyo Olympics

On a night when he became the all-time leading American scorer in the Olympics, Kevin Durant added another tremendous performance to his...
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US vaccination rates rise as White House frustrated with media ‘alarmism’

Officials say some coverage over Delta variant has been misleading and focus should be on encouraging people to accept vaccines
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Matt Damon Noticed This Major Difference In Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez's Renewed Romance

People can’t stop asking Matt Damon about his BFF’s relationship — and, honestly, he’s been handling all of the questions pretty...
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Team USA basketball vs. Czech Republic score, Tokyo Olympics: United States looks to close group play with win

A win ensures Team USA will advance to the quarterfinals
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Elaine Thompson-Herah breaks Florence Griffith Joyner's 33-year-old Olympic record in women's 100 meters

Elaine Thompson-Herah broke Florence Griffith Joyner's 33-year-old Olympic record in the women's 100 meters, crossing the line in 10.61...
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If you have a Bitcoin miner, turn it on

At this period in time, United States miners are in the best position to capitalize on this historic event in Bitcoin’s history.
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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck share a kiss in Naples as they continue PDA-filled European getaway

The couple looked happier than ever on Saturday as they shared a passionate kiss at a port in Naples amid their sun-soaked, European getaway.
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Bitcoin Price Regains Strength Above $41K, Crypto Market Cap Jumps 6% in 24 Hours

The entire market capitalization of all 10,000+ crypto assets is $1.64 trillion on Saturday, up over 6% during the last day.

Kevin Durant becomes top scorer in U.S. men's Olympic basketball history

Kevin Durant is now the leading men's scorer in U.S. Olympic basketball history, surpassing Carmelo Anthony.
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French police clash with anti-virus pass protesters in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Thousands in France protesting a special virus pass marched through Paris on Saturday, with French police in full riot gear...
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Katie Ledecky says she’ll be back for 2024 Olympics

Katie Ledecky captured a gold medal in the women’s 800-meter freestyle on Saturday, bringing an end to her stint at the Tokyo Games. But...
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Behind the Rise of U.S. Solar Power, a Mountain of Chinese Coal

The West’s transition to renewable energy relies heavily on China’s low-cost, high-emissions industry, and governments and companies are...
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Dodgers' trade for Max Scherzer and Trea Turner was essential

The clock is ticking on the Dodgers' divisional dominance, and Andrew Friedman knew it when he pulled off the most important trade of his career.
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What Russell Westbrook's imperfect fit with the Lakers means for LeBron and AD

LeBron James is perhaps the greatest problem-solver in NBA history and has played with guards who don't shoot 3s well or often. But...
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Florida Gov. DeSantis signs executive order making masks optional in schools

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed an executive order making mask-wearing optional in the state's public schools.
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Bye-Bye Bikinis? Athletes at the Olympics and Beyond Fight Sexist Uniforms

For the Tokyo Olympics, the German gymnastics team chose unitards over leotards, while Norwegian beach handball players recently...
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10 deals you don’t want to miss on Saturday: $5 Alexa smart plugs, $110 electric standing desk, rare Nest Thermostat deal, more

Saturday brings 10 incredible Amazon deals that you don't want to miss. Check them all out right here so you can save!
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Caeleb Dressel wins gold for Team USA with new world record; Katie Ledecky earns three-peat in 800M freestyle

Team USA has topped the leaderboards in swimming events at Tokyo this year after Americans Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky took home...
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McConnell stirs GOP intrigue with support for Biden’s infrastructure bill

Even the Senate minority leader's No. 2 didn't know until the last minute where he would land. His fellow Republicans still aren't sure.
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Biden’s new mask guidance too little, too late for parts of the country, officials say

Health experts and local leaders in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee and Washington state told POLITICO they expect the latest...
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Down the drain’: Millions face eviction after Biden lets protections expire

The federal eviction moratorium in place since September is set to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration refused to extend it...
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Scarlett Johansson vs. Disney: Why execs cash in on streaming but creatives don’t

Scarlett Johansson made headlines on Thursday when she sued Disney over its day-and-date release of “Black Widow” on Disney+.
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Multiple Iranian drones used in deadly attack on Israeli-operated ship

NYT cites Israeli officials who say several UAVs apparently slammed into vessel's living area; US Navy experts inspect boat, find 'clear...
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Team USA Plagued by Trust Issues in Swimming Relays

The U.S. could use a relay revival to end on at the Olympics after a disappointing fifth-place finish in the inaugural mixed medley.
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Kristof Milak warns Caeleb Dressel that he will beat him in 100m Butterfly

The Hungarian said he used the extra year after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were delayed by the coronavirus pandemic to add weight and build...
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Audio from migrant shelter reveals allegations of sex misconduct by staff with minors

"We have already caught staff with minors inappropriately," said a federal contractor on the audio of a May training session obtained by...

NBA free agency: Discussing Lakers' and Clippers' options

The Lakers and Clippers have many holes to fill on their roster. The Times' NBA reporters discuss what to expect in upcoming free agency.
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Laugh now, cry later": Kyle Kuzma sends out an ominous message to Lakers fans ahead of his first season with..

Washington Wizards star Kyle Kuzma gets sends an ominous message to his detractors on Twitter after the high-profile trade
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