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Russia Rolls Out Covid-19 Vaccine for Animals

MOSCOW—As Russia’s efforts to vaccinate its population against Covid-19 sputter, authorities have turned to a new target group: animals. Russian officials said they rolled out a homegrown animal vaccine, Carnivac-Cov, after trials showed that it generates antibodies in dogs, cats, foxes and mink. While scientists say there is no strong evidence that animals play a large part in spreadi

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Cruella – Movie Review

Rating: B (Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Walt Disney Studios Among the many iconic Disney villains, Cruella de Vil stands out for a few reasons. Chief among them is how absolutely cold-hearted her plan is. The idea of killing ninety-nine puppies to create a fur coat for herself is utterly despicable. Thus, the decision to make a live-action film detailing her origin is a curious one. After a slow start,

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A Battle of Wits and Knits: Despite Its Intentions, ‘Cruella’ Proves Why the Baddies Are More Fun

“Your name is Estella,” her mother says. “Not Cruella.” Not yet, anyway. Disney’s Cruella, headlined by Emma Stone, is named for its would-be villain rather than for the 90-something Dalmatian puppies she’s tried to dognap in the name of fashion, time and again, over the years. The original Cruella would probably have preferred a biopic more akin to The Devil Wears Pongo. But in line with Maleficent, a

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What’s Wrong With Bob Dylan’s Biographers?

Entry #203 in the Dylan to English Dictionary, billed by author A.J. Weberman as “the most useful and authoritative translation of Bob Dylan’s poetry you can own,” provides the Dylanological definition of garbage as: “Empty talk, vacuousness, inferior work produced by other artists.” And Weberman, who lays claim to coining the word Dylanology, knows garbage. In the early 1970s, he was infamous for sifting t

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Video: What the Heck, Episode 60: Shane Burgos, Danny Sabatello and Hannah Guy

On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks with UFC featherweight Shane Burgos (9:50) to discuss his Fight of the Night with Edson Barbosa at UFC 262 in Houston, how he currently feels physically and mentally since the fight, the bizarre ending to the matchup, what the doctors have been telling him in regards to a return to the octagon, Michael Chandler calling him his favorite fi

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Charles Oliveira vows to ‘make history’ against Dustin Poirier or Conor McGregor: ‘A new era has begun’

Charles Oliveira partied for a week upon returning to Sao Paulo, Brazil, as the new UFC lightweight champion after knocking out Michael Chandler at UFC 262 in Houston. As he resumes training at Chute Boxe Diego Lima, “do Bronx” sets his focus on what comes next in the 155-pound division. In an interview with MMA Fighting days after becoming the second Brazilian to ever claim UFC lightweight gold, Oliveira disc

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Gonzaga hires Stephen Gentry as assistant basketball coach

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former Gonzaga player Stephen Gentry was hired Monday as an assistant basketball coach to replace Tommy Lloyd, who left the Bulldogs to become the head coach at Arizona.Read More

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Member countries push back against IEA’s net zero road map

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Photos of the week ending May 21, 2021

A horse, a dog, a mockingbird, billions of cicadas — along with some Ben & Jerry's — were just some of the highlights at the Capitol and around Washington this week. CQ Roll Call's photojournalists bring you the best images of the week:A U.S. Park Police officer on horseback crosses 7th Street Northwest near the National Mall in Washington on Monday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., left, t

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