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Campbell’s soup cans are getting their first redesign in about 50 years

Changes include the word "soup" printed in a new font, along with a slanted "O" as a nod to the brand's original label from 1898.

Simone Biles withdraws from women’s team gymnastics at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles had to withdraw from the women's team gymnastic final on Tuesday as the Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) took gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Vaccines are a ‘personal decision,’ Hillsong Church founder says after congregant refuses shot and dies of Covid-19

Hillsong Church global senior pastor Brian Houston had announced the death of Stephen Harmon, who attended Hillsong in California, on social media this week.

Popeyes’ chicken sandwich is so popular it’s adding nuggets to the menu

After the wild success of its chicken sandwich, Popeyes is adding more poultry to its menu with the launch of nuggets.

Last month was the hottest June on record for the lower 48 states

A little over 15% of the United States observed all-time record high temperatures last month, the highest NOAA has ever reported.

Trials of a shorter working week in Iceland have been hailed as an “overwhelming success” by researchers.

Trials of a shorter working week in Iceland have been hailed as an "overwhelming success" by researchers.

Target plans for zero waste, emissions by 2040

Retail giant Target is pledging to reach zero waste and emissions by 2040.

North Carolina boy, 12, to graduate from high school, college in the same week

A 12-year-old in North Carolina used the downtime he had during the pandemic to take on a few extra classes in school.

Olympic surfing hopeful killed by lightning while training

A 22-year-old Olympic surfing hopeful from El Salvador has died while training for an upcoming qualifying competition, the country's surfing federation (FESASURF) has confirmed.

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‘There are only so many beds’: COVID-19 surge hits hospitals

Florida hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are suspending elective surgeries and putting beds in conference rooms, an auditorium and a cafeteria.

Wilmington non-profits continue, adapt, and introduce services during the pandemic

Several Wilmington non-profits are altering services and adapting to challenges presented by the pandemic.

Novant Health sees a spike in local COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations

Novant Health- New Hanover Regional Medical Center, also saying it's seeing an increase in cases and hospitalizations

New Hanover Co. to require face-coverings inside county buildings starting Friday

New Hanover County announced it will reinstate its mandatory face-covering policy for all county employees and customers inside county buildings on Thursday.