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Hobby Lobby bought ancient stolen tablet with tale of Gilgamesh. The feds seized it

Hobby Lobby bought ancient stolen tablet with tale of Gilgamesh. The feds seized it

The arts and crafts retailer paid $1.7 million for the cuneiform tablet, prosecutors said.
Abandoned mansion of Osama bin Laden’s brother lists for $28 million in California

Abandoned mansion of Osama bin Laden’s brother lists for $28 million in California

The home was vacated after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
What does high COVID transmission mean? Map shows you areas where CDC recommends masks

What does high COVID transmission mean? Map shows you areas where CDC recommends masks

The CDC said this week that fully vaccinated people who are in areas with substantial or high COVID-19 transmission levels should wear face masks in public indoor settings.
Can mixing COVID vaccines boost protection against delta variant? What early data shows

Can mixing COVID vaccines boost protection against delta variant? What early data shows

Federal and international health officials advise against the method.
Another 1.5 million people will get tax refunds this week, IRS says. Who qualifies?

Another 1.5 million people will get tax refunds this week, IRS says. Who qualifies?

This round of refunds averages around $1,600.
Simone Biles has some rethinking 1996 Kerri Strug moment. ‘She shouldn’t have jumped’

Simone Biles has some rethinking 1996 Kerri Strug moment. ‘She shouldn’t have jumped’

Her face twisted in agony from the pain radiating from her ankle after that first jump, the 18-year-old Strug looked at her coach, Bela Karolyi, and asked a simple question: “Do we need this?”
Biden administration to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday

Biden administration to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday

The White House said the president would have liked to extend the moratorium.
Disneyland reinstitutes indoor face mask requirements for all guests as COVID resurges

Disneyland reinstitutes indoor face mask requirements for all guests as COVID resurges

“If you’re unvaccinated and complaining about them… we are here because of you.”
With 6.5% 2nd-quarter growth, U.S. economy surpasses pre-pandemic size

With 6.5% 2nd-quarter growth, U.S. economy surpasses pre-pandemic size

For all of 2021, the economy is expected to expand perhaps as much as 7%. If so, that would be the strongest calendar-year growth since 1984.
Still missing your first child tax credit payment? Here’s what to do

Still missing your first child tax credit payment? Here’s what to do

The next round of payments are set to go out in August.