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The CDC Says The Delta Variant Has Changed The War Against COVID-19

The CDC information dated Thursday gives new details on this variant of the coronavirus and says the agency should "acknowledge that the war has changed." It was first reported by The Washington Post.

Crash Landing on You, a series on Netflix, has been a hit across the Korean Peninsula since it launched in 2019 — including in the North, where the authorities banned it but it has circulated on smuggled thumb drives. Netflix hide caption

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That's 'Comrade' To You! North Korea Fights To Purge Outside Influences On Language

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When Beavis and Butt-Head debuted on MTV in 1993, critics called the duo "crude," "ugly" and "self-destructive." That did not stop the 1996 film Beavis and Butt-Head Do America from getting good reviews. Getty Images hide caption

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MTV Is Turning 40. Here's How Beavis, Butt-Head And Daria Upended TV Animation

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Max García and his grandfather, Mario, in early July. Mario García hide caption

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A Cuban Refugee's Optimism Inspires His Grandson's Acting Career

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A New Tunnel Is Spotted At A Chinese Nuclear Test Site

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A CDC Document Gives New Details On Just How Dangerous The Delta Variant Really Is

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