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Opinion: What happens when you ride the Trump-a-Whirl too long

Remember the Tilt-a-Whirl? It was my favorite ride at the Fort Bend County Fair. You sit in a car that rolls and spins around an undulating track, moving in at least three different ways at once. The ride is a blast. When you get off it, it's hard to walk. You get the sensation that the ground is spinning and heaving. But it's not. It was the chaotic ride that made the ordinary seems disorienting.

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Opinion: The pipeline that President Biden needs to stop

By the Mississippi River headwaters -- the mighty river running through the center of our country and powering much of Minnesota -- is a small, clear stream. Its bends hold marshy reeds surrounded by towering pines. It's one of the places where traffic noise is a rarity and the forest looms large. Lately, however, the sounds of heavy equipment and excavators prepping the ground to transport tar sands oil under the riverbed echo through the wetlands. Segments of the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline wait in nearby work yards, ready to redirect the dirtiest fossil fuel more than 300 miles through "The Land of 10,000 Lakes."

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POW/MIA flag returns atop the White House

The POW/MIA flag was once again flying atop the White House Friday morning after it was moved to another location on the White House grounds in the final months of the Trump administration.

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Opinion: Three vaccines to stop voter suppression

The cancer is spreading. Last month, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed SB 202 into law, a bill that will challenge the ability of many Georgians to vote on utterly baseless grounds. And last week, the North Carolina General Assembly's Redistricting and Elections Committee heard the Tar Heel State version of SB 202.

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Inside Turkey's incredible underground city

It's a landscape that looks almost alien. Soft tufa rock -- spewed from volcanoes millennia ago to create a series of ethereal "fairy chimneys" that have been shaped and sculpted by nature. This is Cappadocia.

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Analysis: Capitol attack shatters sense of calm, raising fresh questions about security

The alert of another violent attack on the US Capitol grounds sent shockwaves through Washington, DC, Friday -- shattering the sense of relative calm at the start of the holiday weekend and reminding everyone that a nation just beginning to crawl out from under the pandemic's long shadow is also still under threat nearly three months after the January 6 insurrection.

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SE Cupp: Hate lives here

Hate and disinformation have found a home on social media and bad actors have exploited the platforms to advance their ugly causes. CNN political commentator SE Cupp says that attempts by lawmakers to regulate social media platforms won't drive the hateful rhetoric underground.

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The famous artists behind history's greatest album covers

Throughout the 20th-century record sleeves regularly served as canvases for some of the world's most famous artists. From Andy Warhol's electric yellow banana on the cover of The Velvet Underground & Nico's 1967's debut album, to the custom-sprayed Banksy street art that fronted Blur's 2003 "Think Tank," art has long been used to round out the listening experience.

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65-year-old Asian woman kicked while on ground in graphic video

The New York Police Department is investigating what they say is a "hate crime assault" against a 65-year-old Asian woman who was punched and kicked in midtown Manhattan by an attacker who allegedly made anti-Asian statements toward her, according to the police.

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See video of dislodged ship floating down Suez Canal

The ship blocking the Suez Canal has been fully dislodged, a Suez Canal Authority spokesperson told CNN. The Ever Given, a 224,000-ton vessel almost as long as the Empire State Building is tall, ran aground in the Egyptian canal on March 23. Crews from Egypt and around the world have been working nonstop to try to refloat the ship, with the operation involving 10 tug boats, sand dredges and salvage companies.

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