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LIVE: CPUC holds hearing with PG&E on Public Safety Power Shutoffs

34 minutes ago   |   ABC

The California Public Utilities Commission will hold a remote public briefing with PG&E leaders on utility readiness for 2020 Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
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Opposition marches against Ivory Coast president's candidacy

1 hour ago   |   ABC News   |   4 articles

Opposition and civil society groups have demonstrated in Ivory Coast's city of Abidjan against President Alassane Ouattara's decision to run for a third term in October elections
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The 1918 Flu Faded in Our Collective Memory: We Might 'Forget' the Coronavirus, Too

2 hours ago   |   Scientific American

The legacy of the 20th century's deadliest pandemic shows how large groups remember-and forget-their shared past
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Researchers find people are more receptive to social robots during the pandemic

Researchers find people are more receptive to social robots during the pandemic

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

In a preprint study, researchers present evidence that perceptions of social robots are changing for the better as a result of the pandemic.
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Video shows California officer save man in wheelchair from being struck by train

3 hours ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

HERO: With just seconds to spare, a Northern California officer was able to pull a man in a wheelchair from the path of an oncoming train.
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Here's a recap of the news you need for Thursday, August 13

4 hours ago   |   ABC

This is the news made for you and your post-7 a.m. alarm!
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Darwin, Expression, and the Lasting Legacy of Eugenics

6 hours ago   |   Scientific American

If evolution is seen as the study of unseen development, the camera provided the illusion of quantifiable benchmarks, an irresistible proposition for the advocates of eugenics.
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The 1918 Flu Faded in Our Collective Memory: We Might 'Forget' the Coronavirus, Too

6 hours ago   |   Scientific American

The legacy of the 20th century's deadliest pandemic shows how large groups remember-and forget-their shared past
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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle move to home in Santa Barbara

12 hours ago   |   ABC

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and their son Archie now live in Santa Barbara.
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Outcry in Somalia as new bill would allow child marriage

Outcry in Somalia as new bill would allow child marriage

15 hours ago   |   New York Post

JOHANNESBURG - An outcry is rising in Somalia as parliament considers a bill that would allow child marriage once a girl's sexual organs mature and would allow forced marriage...
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Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay...

Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay annexing of Palestinian land

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LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with attorney general

Attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the meeting they had with Kentucky's attorney general. Read more ...

AMC is reopening its theaters next week with 15-cent tickets

AMC is reopening its theaters next week with 15-cent tickets

AMC is finally reopening its theaters, and guests will need to spend just 15 cents to get in. Read more ...

US weekly jobless claims fall below 1 million for the first time since March

US weekly jobless claims fall below 1 million for the first time since March

New US jobless claims for the week that ended Saturday totaled 963,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. That came in below the consensus economist estimate of 1.1... Read more ...

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...

U.S. says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

U.S. says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

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AP source: Kittle agrees to 5-year extension with 49ers

AP source: Kittle agrees to 5-year extension with 49ers

All-Pro tight end George Kittle has agreed to a five-year, $75 million extension with the San Francisco 49ers that is the richest contract ever at the position. Read more ...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe Biden ousts Trump in November, her longtime allies could land White House jobs or other key roles

Political stock in Kamala Harris' orbit soared when Joe Biden picked the California senator as his running mate. A former 2020 presidential candidate herself and a relative... Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...

2020 Fantasy Football RB Rankings: Christian McCaffrey, Saquon Barkley lead...

2020 Fantasy Football RB Rankings: Christian McCaffrey, Saquon Barkley lead deep group of running backs

Running back is more important than ever this season, and our 2020 fantasy RB rankings feature some top-tier studs and high-upside sleepers. See the full list ahead of your... Read more ...