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Peter Scolari, of 'Newhart,' 'Bosom Buddies' and 'Girls,' dies at 66

Scolari, a versatile character actor whose television roles included recurring parts on Evil and Girls, has died after fighting cancer for two years. (Image credit: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Walmart recalls essential oil-infused spray after 'rare and dangerous' bacteria found

Officials are looking into four confirmed cases of the dangerous bacteria discovered in the sprays. Two deaths associated with the bacteria are being investigated.(Image credit: Consumer Product Safety Commission)

People wonder if they should keep calm and carry on in the face of delta plus variant

A new coronavirus variant — known as delta plus — has cropped up in the U.K. There's concern it could be more dangerous than the highly contagious delta variant. What does the science actually show?(Image credit: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Former Giuliani associate Lev Parnas is convicted of campaign finance crimes

Prosecutors accused Parnas of using other people's money to pose as a powerful political broker and cozy up to some of the nation's star Republican political figures.(Image credit: Richard Drew/AP)

Coronavirus FAQ: Why do so many folks say to drink lots of water before your vaccine?

Lots of people suggest guzzling a tall glass of H2O before the injection. But is there any evidence it'll reduce side effects or improve vaccine effectiveness? Also: painkiller protocols!(Image credit: Jennifer Swanson/NPR)

A proposed Biden drug policy could widen racial disparities, civil rights groups warn

A coalition of civil rights and criminal justice reform groups said a White House proposal for restricting synthetic drugs related to fentanyl will not curb the overdose epidemic.(Image credit: Don Emmert/AFP via Getty Images)

Halyna Hutchins, cinematographer killed on a film set, is honored by colleagues

Celebrated as a rising star by colleagues and collaborators, Hutchins grew up on a military base, and had a taste for filming herself doing extreme sports.(Image credit: Fred Hayes/Getty Images for SAGindie)

Barbados elects a woman as its first president as it moves toward becoming a republic

Dame Sandra Mason previously served as governor general. Barbados hopes to become a republic before the 55th anniversary of its independence from Britain in November.(Image credit: WPA Pool/Getty Images)

A Black museum asks to melt Charlottesville's Robert E. Lee statue to create new art

In 2017, debate over Charlottesville's Robert E. Lee statue sparked a violent neo-Nazi rally that left a woman dead. Now, a Black cultural center wants to melt it down and turn it into public art.(Image credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Renowned conductor Bernard Haitink, beloved for his modesty, has died at age 92

The Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink had a six-decade career leading major orchestras across Europe, the U.S. and the U.K. He was hailed as a musician's musician, prizing the art well above glamor.(Image credit: Todd Rosenberg/Courtesy of Askonas Holt)

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