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Yellowstone sets September and year-to-date attendance records

(CNN) — Yellowstone National Park has done it again. That number is 872,695 recreation visits, a National Park Service news release on Tuesday said. It’s a 4% increase from September 2020. Perhaps even more notable is the record number of visitors year-to-date. So far in 2021, Yellowstone has seen 4,463,599 …

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Luxury brand Coach will stop destroying unwanted goods following TikTok outrage

Written by Megan C. Hills, CNN Luxury brand Coach announced that it will no longer destroy damaged or “unsaleable” goods returned to its stores, after a viral TikTok video claimed the label intentionally “slashed” unwanted items for tax purposes. Without directly referencing the allegations, the American brand wrote on Instagram …

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Southwest canceled her entire family’s flights. They missed her wedding day

(CNN) — What was supposed to be a special day over the weekend instead became an emotional roller coaster for a bride whose family couldn’t attend her wedding after Southwest Airlines canceled thousands of flights around the country. Kimberli Romano and Kyle Hlavaty live in Chicago, along with most of …

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We tested 15 soundbars for six months and found 2 clear standouts

CNN —   As TVs slim down, picture quality keeps getting better while built-in audio continues to deteriorate. That’s why, as we note in our best TVs guide, it makes sense to pair your TV — even a brand-new model — with a soundbar. Sure, you could wire a few …

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Nintendo Switch OLED review: The best Switch yet, but should you upgrade?

CNN —   At first glance, the Nintendo Switch OLED seems like a nice but inessential upgrade that gives Nintendo’s popular console a bigger, bolder screen. But now that I’ve got my hands on one, I’m taking every opportunity I can to play games on it — and I’m not …

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The comfiest robes we’ve actually worn and love

CNN —   Cozy season is upon us and as the weather gets colder, we can’t think of anything we’d rather do than bundle up in a plush, comfy robe. Here at CNN Underscored, we’ve worn quite a few robes in our day, so to help you find a robe …

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We tested 10 top-rated coffee grinders: These 3 won’t let you down

CNN —   You may agree with film director David Lynch’s proverbial maxim that “even a bad cup of coffee is better than no coffee at all.” But if you can brew up a truly great cup o’ joe right in the comfort of your own kitchen? Well, who would …

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Art historians try to identify enslaved Black child in an 18th-century portrait

Written by Nancy Kenney This article was originally published by The Art Newspaper, an editorial partner of CNN Style. A year ago this month, when it was still closed to the public because of the pandemic, the Yale Center for British Art (YCBA) took a major step toward interrogating a …

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Stunning underwater scene crowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021 winner

(CNN) — The winning images in this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition have been released after a record-breaking number of entries were submitted, with a riveting underwater shot taking home the top prize. Organized by the Natural History Museum in London, the 57th edition of the contest saw …

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Deck your halls with Target’s gorgeous new holiday decorations

CNN —   Target is here to remind us all that the holidays are very, very soon. The retailer’s major home brands (and designers) have just dropped their holiday collections, covering everything from stockings and garlands to candles, advent calendars, snow globes and much, much more. And given the varied …

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