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The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile sits outside the the Oscar Meyer headquarters, Oct. 27, 2014, in Madison, Wis. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, four months after announcing that the hot dog-shaped Wienermobile was changing its name to the Frankmobile, Oscar Meyer said that the one-of-a-kind wiener on wheels is reverting to the original.


The Weinermobile Is Back!

Some names are just the wurst.

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police on street in Mexico

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How Many Work For Mexican Drug Cartels? Researchers Have An Answer

Besides being Mexico's 5th largest 'employer,' it's estimated that cartels recruit about 360 workers each week to replace those lost to violence or incarceration.

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Fran Drescher, left, president of SAG-AFTRA, and Meredith Stiehm, president of Writers Guild of America West, pose together during a rally by striking writers outside Paramount Pictures studio in Los Angeles on May 8, 2023.

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Hollywood Studios And Striking Writers Resume Negotiation Talks

Hollywood studios and striking screenwriters resumed talks Thursday that could potentially put an end to the nearly five-month dispute that has brought many film and television productions to a halt.

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System Off East Coast Expected To Be Tropical Storm 'Ophelia,' Soon (see path chart)

Tropical storm warning issued from coastal North Carolina to Delaware

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A notice indicating that a home has been sold appears on a sign in residential section of San Francisco, Friday, April 21, 2023.

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Home Sales Fall Again In August As Mortgage Rates Rise

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell for the third month in a row in August, as higher mortgage rates, rising prices and a dearth of properties on the market shut out many would-be homebuyers.

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Rupert Murdoch attends the WSJ. Magazine 2017 Innovator Awards at The Museum of Modern Art in New York

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Rupert Murdoch Stepping Down As Chairman Of Fox

The 92-year-old Australian media magnate whose creation of Fox News made him a force in American politics, is stepping down as leader of both Fox's parent company and his News Corp. media holdings.

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A condenser sits on the roof during the installation of a heat pump on Jan. 20, 2023, in Denver.

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A Group Of Governors Want To Quadruple The Number Of Heat Pumps

Heat pumps use little electricity, yet are able to heat and cool buildings.

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A Brightline train approaches the Fort Lauderdale station on Friday, Sept. 8, 2023, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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First US Passenger Rail Line In 100 Years Is About To Link Miami And Orlando

“It is quite exciting for South Florida to kind of be a test bed for what could be seen as a new paradigm for transportation

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In this photo provided by the Israeli police, an Israeli tank that was stolen from a military zone is seen in a junkyard near Haifa, Israel, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2022.

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How Did A Heavily Armored Tank Wind Up In a Junkyard?

Israeli authorities are trying to figure that out

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President Joe Biden speaks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy as they meet in the Oval Office of the White House, Dec. 21, 2022, in Washington.

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Ukrainian President Zelenskyy Returns To Washington Facing Growing Dissent

Some members of congress are increasingly opposed to sending more money overseas.

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