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Chinese Panda Named by First Lady Macron

The first panda born in France was finally named today by the French first lady and Chinese officials. The four month-old cub was named Yuan mMeng which means "realization of a dream." The little guy wasn't impressed with First Lady…

Pizza Party at NASA's Space Station

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station, including NASA's Randy Bresnik, had a pizza party, making and spinning their own personal pizzas in zero-gravity. NASA posted a video of Saturday's pizza party. The astronauts made their own pies from scratch…

Oprah Sells Majority Stake In 'Own' To Discovery

(CNN) - Oprah Winfrey is selling part of her stake in the "Oprah Winfrey Network" cable channel to Discovery. Currently, 'OWN' is a 50-50 joint venture between Winfrey and Discovery. But Discovery announced Monday it would pay $70 million to…

Amazon Launches in Australia

(CNN) - The giant online retailer Amazon has launched in Australia this Tuesday. Aussie shoppers can now buy millions of products across 20 categories. Ahead of Tuesday's launch, Amazon set up a massive distribution center near Melbourne- Australia's second biggest…

McDonald's Adding $1 $2 $3 Dollar Menu

(CNN) - McDonald's is revamping its Dollar Menu. It won't be just the dollar menu anymore. Instead, it will be called the '$1, $2, $3' Dollar Menu with a wider variety of options for the different price points. The menu…

Cheesecake Factory Giving Away 10K Free Slices

(CNN) -The Cheesecake Factory is in the holiday spirit. Starting Wednesday, you can get a free slice of the company's namesake dessert. To take advantage of this deal, customers must place a delivery order through Doordash and enter a special…

Koala Selfie Instagram Warning

(CNN) - Instagram is trying to combat wildlife exploitation. The company announced Monday it is adding content warnings to selfies that include tigers, koalas and other wildlife. Wildlife conservation groups say animals that users take photos with at tourists sites…

Study: Cocaine Overdose Deaths on the Rise

(CNN) - The American opioid crisis is only part of an overall drug abuse emergency. Opioids include prescription painkillers, heroin and Fentanyl. But cocaine-related overdose deaths among blacks are on par with overdose deaths caused by heroin and prescription opioids…

Christmas Has a Tree Shortage This Year

  As you're making your wish list this year, you may want to ask Santa's help in finding a Christmas tree. Recent findings by the National Christmas Tree Association (CTA) suggest it may be more difficult and more expensive…

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