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Sears is closing its last department store in Illinois, the retailer’s home state

Sears is closing its last department store in Illinois, the retailer’s home state

Sears will shut the doors on its last department store in Illinois come fall; the state in which its first retail store opened in 1925. The Sears department store in the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, a Chicago suburb, will close on November 14. Transformco, which acquired Sears Holdings after the company filed for bankruptcy in…MORE

FBI offers $10,000 reward for information on the disappearance of Native American woman

FBI offers $10,000 reward for information on the disappearance of Native American woman

The FBI has announced a reward for information on Mary Johnson, a Native American woman who went missing from the Tulalip Reservation in Washington state in December 2020. The agency is offering $10,000 for information leading to the “identification, arrest, and conviction” of whoever is responsible for her disappearance, according to a Twitter post issued…MORE

Rep. Lee Zeldin announces he was diagnosed with leukemia last fall and is in remission
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Rep. Lee Zeldin announces he was diagnosed with leukemia last fall and is in remission

Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin, who is running for governor of New York, said in a statement Saturday he was diagnosed with early-stage chronic myeloid leukemia last November, began treatment “with an immediately positive response and no side effects” and is now in remission. “Over the last 9 months, I have achieved complete remission, am expected…MORE

Puma launches an Animal Crossing clothing collection
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Puma launches an Animal Crossing clothing collection

German sports retailer Puma is collaborating with Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons, bringing a few elements of the popular world-building game to real life. The new collection, which launched Saturday, has dozens of products for adults and children, featuring sneakers and clothing in pastel shades festooned with animal characters and symbols from the game. Sneakers…MORE

Lions and tigers at DC’s National Zoo test presumptive positive for Covid-19
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Lions and tigers at DC’s National Zoo test presumptive positive for Covid-19

Animal keepers at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, DC, are keeping a close eye on their lions and tigers after the big cats tested presumptive positive for Covid-19. Six African lions, a Sumatran tiger and two Amur tigers are being treated with anti-inflammatories and anti-nausea medication to help with their discomfort and loss of…MORE

CIA warned children were possibly present seconds before US missile killed 10
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CIA warned children were possibly present seconds before US missile killed 10

Just after the US military launched a Hellfire missile to stop a white Toyota Corolla it believed to be an imminent threat to US troops leading the evacuation at the Kabul airport, the CIA issued an urgent warning: Civilians were likely in the area, including possibly children inside the vehicle, according to three sources familiar…MORE

The ‘devious licks’ TikTok challenge has students stealing toilets and vandalizing bathrooms

The ‘devious licks’ TikTok challenge has students stealing toilets and vandalizing bathrooms

Whether it’s stolen urinals, smashed floor tiles or missing soap dispensers, the destruction is apparent in school bathrooms across the United States. It’s the latest trend to go viral on Tiktok, called “devious licks”: Middle school, high school and college students vandalize school property, most commonly bathrooms, and post their results on the social media…MORE

Man in custody after fatal shooting at casino in Biloxi, Mississippi

Man in custody after fatal shooting at casino in Biloxi, Mississippi

A 30-year-old Alabama man has been arrested after a shooting early Saturday morning at the Golden Nugget casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, that left one person dead, according to Biloxi police. The suspect, identified in a police news release as Jereme Lamond Jones of Mobile, Alabama, faces a charge of first degree murder. He’s being held…MORE