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    Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship in Mideast amid tension

    An explosion has struck an Israeli-owned cargo ship sailing out of the Middle East, an unexplained blast renewing concerns about ship security amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran

    Energy executive: Texas power plants turned off in crisis

    The head of a major Texas energy corporation says forced blackouts that left 4 million customers without electricity also unplugged plants that could have generated more power as the state’s grid was at the breaking point

    Best Buy cut 5,000 jobs even as sales soared during pandemic

    Best Buy said Thursday that it laid off 5,000 full-time store workers earlier this month, even as the company’s sales soared during the pandemic as homebound people bought laptops, TVs and other gadgets

    GameStop stock surges again weeks after high-profile rally

    GameStop shares surged nearly 40% early Thursday, after doubling in price on Wednesday, in a new rally that once again has many market-watchers scratching their heads.

    Pfizer studying effects of 3rd vaccine dose

    American drugmaker Pfizer has begun studying whether a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine provides protection against mutated versions of the coronavirus

    GameStop's chief financial officer resigns after stock market saga

    GameStop announced its chief financial officer will be stepping down next month.

    US home prices rise 10.1% in December, fastest since 2014

    U.S. home prices surged at the fastest pace in nearly seven years in December, fueled by low mortgage rates and Americans moving from urban apartments to houses in the suburbs

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    Fraternity shut down, under investigation after death of freshman student

    A fraternity at a Virginia college is under investigation after a freshman was found dead off campus this weekend.

    The stories of Black, enslaved people in the Great Smokies are lost in history....

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park's African American Experience Project aims to unearth stories of Black people who helped build the area's history.