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Past articles by Marina:

Marjorie Taylor Greene silenced by committee after calling DHS Secretary Mayorkas 'a liar'

A Republican-led committee withdrew comments from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene after she called DHS chief Alejandro Mayorkas a liar. → Read More

More Meta layoffs: Facebook, Instagram parent company to cut another 10,000 workers

Another 10,000 employees of Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, will be laid off, after the tech giant announced further cuts. → Read More

Regulators investigating reports Austin-based Tesla steering wheels falling off in some models

Federal regulators are investigating Tesla’s Model Y vehicles following complaints that the SUV’s steering wheels could come off while driving. → Read More

From the post office to Costco and Target: What's open and closed on Presidents Day 2023?

Monday marks Presidents Day, and some offices and services will close in observance. Here’s what you need to know about what’s open and closed. → Read More

What time is the State of the Union? Why is the president's speech important? What to know.

Here's how you can watch President Joe Biden's second State of the Union address, and why the annual speech from the president matters. → Read More

More than 400 food items in nine states recalled over potential listeria contamination

Concerns of potential listeria contamination led to the recall of more than 400 products ranging from breakfast sandwiches to lasagna and cut fruit. → Read More

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speech targets Republicans after Ilhan Omar removed from committee

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a House speech hit back at GOP colleagues after the vote to remove Ilhan Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. → Read More

Florida rejected AP African American Studies. Here's what's actually being taught in the course

Some topics rejected by Gov. Ron DeSantis and other Florida officials are not included in the current version of the AP African American studies course. → Read More

A huge asteroid is going to fly by Earth. It's one of the closest approaches ever, NASA says.

An asteroid estimated to be the size of a delivery truck is expected to fly by Earth Thursday. It’s one of the closest approaches recorded, NASA said. → Read More

'Boy Meets World' star Ben Savage files to run for Congress, potentially filling Rep. Adam Schiff's seat

Ben Savage, who starred on TV in 'Boy Meets World', filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to potentially replace U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff. → Read More

'Near whiteout conditions': What to know about winter storm, snow forecast from Minnesota to Maine

More than 24 million Americans were under a winter weather advisory Thursday as a snowstorm that hammered Denver pushed eastward. → Read More

Missing clouded leopard found after shutting down Texas' largest zoo

A missing clouded leopard named Nova shut down the Dallas Zoo, officials said Friday. She was located and safely secured in the afternoon. → Read More

Robbie Knievel, stuntman who followed in father Evel Knievel's footsteps, dies at 60

Robbie Knievel, a record-breaking stunt performer and the son of the stuntman Evel Knievel, died of pancreatic cancer, his brother confirmed. → Read More

Chevrolet Bolt among cars recalled: Here's which other vehicles faced new recalls last week

Several types of vehicles are being recalled for the week of Dec. 18 through Dec. 25, including those that can increase the risk of a fire. → Read More

Where is Santa Claus right now? How to track his Christmas Eve journey using NORAD, Google

It's Christmas Eve, and Santa Claus has a busy night of delivering presents. Here's how you can follow the big man's location. → Read More

What's the best Christmas cookie? Google shares popular holiday searches by state

Italian Christmas Cookies, gingerbread: Google Trends shared a map with USA TODAY of uniquely searched Christmas cookies by state in 2022. → Read More

A 4-year-old's body was discovered in 1957. Police just identified the 'Boy in the Box'.

Police in Philadelphia this week identified a boy whose body was found in 1957 and whose death became the city’s most famous cold case. → Read More

It's National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Look back at the 'date which will live in infamy'

Wednesday marks National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and the 81st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. → Read More

Paul Pelosi attends Kennedy Center Honors in first public appearance since being attacked

Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, made his first public appearance this week since he was attacked in the couple’s home. → Read More

Spotify Wrapped 2022 is here: How to view your favorite songs, artists and podcasts of the year

Spotify Wrapped 2022 has arrived, and here's what you need to know about finding and posting your favorite songs, artists and podcasts of the year. → Read More