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Disney opened in 1971. This is what it looked like

(CNN) — It changed acres and acres of orange groves. It changed Orlando. It changed Florida. It changed an already legendary company. And it changed the entire theme park industry. Walt Disney World Resort opened on October 1, 1971. And on its 50th anniversary, it continues to be a major …

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Couple and their dog attacked by bear on Blue Ridge Parkway

(CNN) — A couple was attacked by a bear and treated for injuries Wednesday evening on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville, North Carolina, according to a release from the Blue Ridge Parkway National Park Service. The couple was picnicking on a grassy hill near the Folk Art Center, a …

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REI is having a massive sale on North Face apparel this weekend

CNN —   Today, you’ll find a deal on Adidas, Nest Bedding and savings on The North Face. All that and more below. Adidas Adidas Save on sneakers and apparel with Adidas’ latest promo. The brand is currently offering up to 50% off select sneakers, activewear, loungewear, masks and more …

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Richard Branson’s new $19,000-a-night island escape

(CNN) — It certainly won’t come cheap, but Richard Branson’s new private-island getaway in the British Virgin Islands — where you can stay in a luxurious villa staffed by a private chef and resident manager who creates a “hyper-personalized” itinerary for each guest — is the stuff of daydreams and …

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16 top-rated fire pits for a cozy backyard this fall

CNN —   Even as the weather gets colder this fall, you don’t have to abandon your backyard just yet. If you want to squeeze in a few more weeks of outdoor relaxation, a fire pit is a great way to stay cozy while enjoying the fall weather. Whether you’re …

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20 Amazon products our readers were obsessed with in September

CNN —   Curious about what your fellow CNN Underscored readers are buying? Every month we’ll round up our readers’ favorite products — those products readers like you scooped up the most over the past 30 days. The official start of fall saw readers buying products to look more refreshed, …

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We tried Tushy’s fancy new bidet. Here’s what we thought.

CNN —   Tushy, the witty bidet brand you’ve probably seen all over your social media, has made a name for itself with its easy-to-use bidet attachment perfect for beginners. But now the brand has released a new bidet that’s a huge step up from the bidet attachments you know …

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6 Brilliant Ways to Build Wealth After 40

Your 40s (and beyond) is a great time to get serious about building your wealth. There’s a good chance your career is taking off and you’re earning more money than you ever have before. With upcoming expenses like college and retirement looming, investing smartly and saving money are more important than …

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Here’s a recap of how today’s negotiations unfolded

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ruled against putting a $1 trillion infrastructure bill on the floor Thursday night, according to a leadership aide, after progressives rebelled, potentially delaying consideration until Democrats strike an agreement on a separate, much larger social safety net and climate legislation. Pelosi’s decision came after hours of …

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How anti-vaxxers cling to centuries-old conspiracy theories

Anti-vax resistance has been around for years. In the latest “Reality Check with John Avlon: Extremist Beat,” Avlon traces the anti-government, anti-science and religious overtones that have persisted through the history of anti-vax opposition with CNN’s Elle Reeve and Donie O’Sullivan.

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