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Scott Gleeson


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Recent articles by Scott:

Joe Rogan, who says he was almost vaccinated, tells others 'get vaccinated and then get sick'

Podcast icon Joe Rogan said he isn't anti-vaccine and that he attempted to get the COVID-19 vaccination three months ago but missed the appointment. → Read More

What is Indigenous Peoples' Day? Does it replace Columbus Day? Everything you need to know

Indigenous Peoples' Day is celebrated Monday. What started in 1977 as a day of respect at a conference on discrimination is now a national holiday. → Read More

A Texas man took COVID-19 tests at an emergency room. Then, he got a bill for $54,000.

A Dallas man was charged $54,000 for his COVID-19 tests at an ER – a staggering fee that is not only legal but hardly the only test to break the bank. → Read More

Is trick-or-treating safe? How to celebrate Halloween amid the COVID-19 pandemic

The CDC has given a green light for children nationwide to trick or treat this Halloween. But experts say it's still best to take precautions. → Read More

South Korean president says the 'time has come' to stop eating dogs, seeks ban on practice

About 1 million dogs are eaten every year as part of South Korean cuisine. President Moon Jae-in is proposing an end to that tradition. → Read More

Some say the COVID-19 vaccine is the 'mark of the beast.' Is there a connection to the Bible?

Some people are calling the "mark of the beast" in the New Testament's Book of Revelation the COVID-19 vaccine. Here's what the Bible says. → Read More

Rolling Stone updates 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list with big changes. Hint: There's a new No. 1.

Rolling Stone noted that its list was created from over 250 artists, writers and industry figures who participated in a poll of over 4,000 songs. → Read More

'Don't wait:' Unvaccinated TikToker urges followers to get vaccine in video before her death

Fighting symptoms from COVID-19 and laying in a hospital bed on a ventilator, Megan Blankenbiller pleaded for others to get vaccinated. → Read More

Original ‘Blue’s Clues’ host Steve Burns talks about 'abrupt' departure in viral video

Steve Burns hosted the show from 1996 to 2002, and was closely associated with its success in catering to preschool-aged kids. → Read More

Teacher removed from class after suggesting student pledge allegiance to LGBTQ Pride flag

California teacher Kristin Pitzen was removed from Newport-Mesa Unified School District after a TikTok shows her joking about pledging to a Pride flag → Read More

Joe Rogan tests positive for COVID, says he's taking unapproved deworming drug ivermectin

Podcast juggernaut Joe Rogan, who regularly downplayed the need for vaccines throughout 2021, announced Wednesday he tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

A hot dog shaves 36 minutes off life, study says. Nathan's champion Joey Chestnut isn't worried.

A new study could cause one to think twice about devouring a hot dog. It also takes a direct shot at a sportsman who has built his legacy off of dogs. → Read More

McDonald's in Oregon puts up a huge banner asking '14 and 15-year-olds' to apply

A McDonald's in Oregon is pushing towards a new business model: Hiring 14-year-old and 15-year-olds to help offset a worker shortage in the COVID era. → Read More

Teacher faces backlash after suggesting student pledge allegiance to LGBTQ Pride flag

An English teacher is being investigated by her California school after a video went viral of her suggesting a student pledge to the LGBTQ Pride flag. → Read More

Catastrophic photos and video show Hurricane Ida's path of destruction across Louisiana

Ida is tied for the fifth-strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. mainland, and President Joe Biden declared Ida a federal disaster. → Read More

Skeleton couple from 1,500 years ago discovered in 'eternal love' embrace together

Archaeologists in northern China discovered two ancient skeletons holding each other with their arms wrapped around the other's waist. → Read More

Entire Texas town essentially closes with nearly half its people affected by COVID

Iraan, a small oilfield town in west Texas, has seen nearly half of the town's 1,200 people affected by COVID-19, including the school shutting down. → Read More

Tallest American, who stood 7-foot-8, dies of heart disease in Minnesota

Igor Vovkovinskiy, the tallest man in the United States, died of heart disease on Friday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He was 38. → Read More

Naomi Osaka reflects on tearful news conference: 'I was wondering why I was so affected'

Naomi Osaka reflected on Monday's news conference that saw her break down into tears after briefly stepping away during an exchange with reporters. → Read More

Naomi Osaka briefly steps away from video news conference in tears

Naomi Osaka broke down in tears and stepped away on Monday from her first news conference since May and first media session since the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More