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Gas-powered muscle cars drive into the sunset, turn electric

PONTIAC, Mich. — Thundering gas-powered muscle cars, for decades a fixture of American culture, will be closing in on their…

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How new Colorado River cuts will impact states, residents

WASHINGTON — Arizona and Nevada residents won’t face bans on watering their lawns or washing their cars despite more Colorado…

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U.S. midterms bring few changes from social media companies

SAN FRANCISCO — Social media companies are offering few specifics as they share their plans for safeguarding the U.S. midterm…

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Amazon: FTC probe hounding Bezos, execs; subpoenas too broad

WASHINGTON — Amazon has complained to federal regulators that they are hounding company founder Jeff Bezos and senior executives, making…

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Far-right Italian leader Meloni rides popular wave in polls

ROME — With a message that blends Christianity, motherhood and patriotism, Giorgia Meloni is riding a wave of popularity that…

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Strike four: Facebook misses election misinfo in Brazil ads

Facebook failed to detect blatant election-related misinformation in ads ahead of Brazil’s 2022 election, a new report from Global Witness…

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Fireworks blast at Yerevan market kills 1, injures 20

YEREVAN, Armenia — A strong explosion at a fireworks storage area tore through a market in Armenia’s capital on Sunday,…

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Brief scuffles slow tallying in Kenya’s close election

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s peaceful presidential election saw a brief disruption late Saturday when riot police responded to scuffles at…

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What takes years and costs $20K? A San Francisco trash can

SAN FRANCISCO — What takes four years to make and costs more than $20,000? A trash can in San Francisco.…

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European drought dries up rivers, kills fish, shrivels crops

LUX, France — Once, a river ran through it. Now, white dust and thousands of dead fish cover the wide…

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