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Florida’s python hunt promotes politician, fails to eliminate invading reptiles

This Burmese python got caught but plenty of others are evading Florida’s python hunting competitions. Andy Wraithmell/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. My kids frequently drag me to the theaters to see the latest superhero movie. As a result, I have discovered a fondness for what the comic book people call “origin stories.” You know, like how an illegal alien using a phony name became Superman. Or how Batman is just a rich orphan with

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Federal officials declare a public health emergency for monkeypox

More than 6,600 monkeypox cases have been reported in the United States, according to the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. Georgia is among the the hardest-hit states. Getty Images WASHINGTON —  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra announced Thursday a public health emergency for the monkeypox virus, which means the federal government can more quickly assist states with distributing vaccines and conducting testing and public health campaigns. “We’re prepared

‘My Old School’ Stars Alan Cumming in Unusual Role, Queer Thriller ‘Hypochondriac’ Works Better as a Gay Love Story

Alan Cumming has played all sorts of characters in his long career, but his role in the new film, “My Old School,” was a particular challenge. The gay actor stars as Brandon Lee, who made a lot of noise in Scotland back in the mid 1990s.   Lee enrolled at a secondary school in Glasgow in 1993 and a few years later a secret about his true identity came out: he wasn’t a teenager, but a 30-year-old