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SoFi Stadium, site of Super Bowl 56, is multibillion dollar dream for three, and nightmare for thousands

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Stan Kroenke, the Los Angeles Rams owner also known as Silent Stan, turned off his mute button. His team had just secured a berth in the Super Bowl that will be played at the 70,240-seat SoFi Stadium, which Kroenke built for about $5 billion. “I know that it means a lot to the area, and we’re proud of it,’’ Kroenke... go to Article >

Could Super Bowl Monday ever become a national holiday? Here's what would have to happen

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There's plenty of hype and anticipation for Super Bowl Sunday. But the Monday after the big game can feel like a letdown – whether you had a team to pull for in the event or not.  Super Bowl parties can spill over into late Sunday night. And that... read more

The NFL is bringing the benefits of Super Bowl LVI back to the local community

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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports “You don’t want a big event like a Super Bowl coming in and bringing all out-of-town vendors. We want our local businesses getting business from this event.” Each year, the Super Bowl brings... read more

Ohio police officers shot fleeing Black man dozens of times, lawyer says

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By Jason Lange and Jonathan Landay   (Reuters) -Police killed Jayland Walker, a Black man in Ohio, by shooting him dozens of times as he ran from officers following a traffic stop, a lawyer for his family said, citing a review of police body-worn... read more

Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a blow to the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.By a 6-3 vote, with conservatives... read more

Microsoft is removing emotion recognition features from its facial recognition tech

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When Microsoft announced last week it will remove several features from its facial recognition technology that deal with emotion, the head of its responsible artificial intelligence efforts included a warning: The science of emotion is far from... read more

Russian superyacht seized by U.S. arrives in San Diego Bay

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A $325 million superyacht seized by the United States from a sanctioned Russian oligarch arrived in San Diego Bay on Monday.The 348-foot-long (106-meter-long) Amadea flew an American flag as it sailed past the retired aircraft... read more

Janelle Monáe, Taraji P. Henson, Jazmine Sullivan speak out during politically charged BET Awards: 'F*** you, Supreme Court'

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The 2022 BET Awards took place Sunday, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and rolled back reproductive rights — while simultaneously expanding gun rights in another controversial landmark decision. So, as the emotionally... read more

A new winner is crowned at the ‘World’s Ugliest Dog’ competition — and he's a looker

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There's a new ugliest dog in the world!On Friday, NBC’s Kerry Sanders served as a judge at the 2022 World's Ugliest Dog contest in Petaluma, California, and helped crown a hairless Chinese crested-Chihuahua mix named Mr. Happy Face as the winner.... read more

Russia pounds Ukraine as Putin marks key WWII date

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KYIV/KHARKIV (Reuters) - Russian forces pounded Ukraine's second largest city Kharkiv and surrounding countryside with rockets, killing at least 15 people, in what Kyiv called a bid to force it to pull resources from the main battlefield to... read more

Kellogg to focus on snacks with surprise three-way split

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By Praveen Paramasivam and Mehr Bedi   (Reuters) -Kellogg said on Tuesday it would split into three independent companies, in the latest U.S. corporate overhaul aimed at simplifying its structure and sharpening its focus on the snack business.... read more

US opens COVID vaccine to little kids, shots begin next week

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NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. on Saturday opened COVID-19 vaccines to infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The shots will become available next week, expanding the nation’s vaccination campaign to children as young as 6 months.Advisers to the Centers... read more