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Celebrity Birthdays: Aug. 6

Celebrity Birthdays: Aug. 6

3 days ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including David Robinson, Ella Jenkins, Leslie Odom Jr., Michelle Yeoh, Vera Farmiga and more.
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A Movie of the Evolving Universe Is Potentially Scary

6 days ago   |   Scientific American

The Vera C. Rubin Observatory will reveal all sorts of short-term changes in the cosmos-and some could have dire consequences for humanity
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A Movie of the Evolving Universe, Potentially Scary

7 days ago   |   Scientific American

The Vera C. Rubin Observatory will reveal all sorts of short-term changes in the cosmos-and some could have dire consequences for humanity
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Should N.Y. Be Jailing Parolees for Minor Lapses During a Pandemic?

7 days ago   |   NY Times

On probation since 2018, Earl Russell was sent to Rikers for sleeping in his own bed instead of in the shelter where he was mandated to stay.
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Amid Luxury Harry Potter Launch, Vera Bradley Distances Itself From J.K. Rowling Comments

23 days ago   |   Forbes

A deal with Warner Brothers was long in the works before the Potter author got into a Twitter feud with transgender rights activists.
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Hakeem Dawodu vs. Zubaira Tukhugov targeted for UFC 253

Hakeem Dawodu vs. Zubaira Tukhugov targeted for UFC 253

26 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

A featherweight fight is in the works for the UFC's September pay-per-view. The promotion is currently targeting a fight pinning Canada's Hakeem Dawodu and Russia's Zubaira...
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COVID-19 Linked Hunger Could Cause More Deaths Than The Disease Itself, New Report Finds

1 month ago   |   Time

Disruption to food production and supplies due to COVID-19 could cause more deaths from starvation than the disease itself, according to an Oxfam report published today. The...
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With fewer paid internships, group's stipends provide lifeline to young Latinos during pandemic

1 month ago   |   NBC News

"The pandemic has brought out a lot of inequities," says Pay Our Interns co-founder Carlos Mark Vera. "Some are hurting more, and we want to help."
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Frankie Saenz vs. Jonathan Martinez in the works for Aug. 1 UFC event

1 month ago   |   MMAjunkie

A bantamweight fight is in the works for Aug. 1. The UFC currently is working on a matchup between Frankie Saenz and Jonathan Martinez for the first of five events it is...
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'I wouldn't criticize him too much': Russian Grand Slam winner Vera Zvonareva supports Novak Djokovic after Covid-19 backlash

'I wouldn't criticize him too much': Russian Grand Slam winner Vera Zvonareva supports Novak Djokovic after Covid-19 backlash

1 month ago   |   RT

Four-time Grand Slam doubles winner and Olympic medalist Vera Zvonareva says Novak Djokovic shouldn't be judged too harshly after the Serbian star was slammed for hosting a...
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Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen tests. After a false positive, he's more skeptical

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 on August 6, but subsequent tests came back negative. Speaking to CNN, the Republican governor said the experience points to... Read more ...

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Hundreds of frustrated voters were turned away from centers across Puerto Rico that never received ballots. Read more ...

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

A group of researchers at Duke University created a simple technique to analyze the effectiveness of various types of masks, which have become a critical component in stopping... Read more ...

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California, according to a spokesperson. Read more ...

76ers C Embiid leaves game with left ankle injury

76ers C Embiid leaves game with left ankle injury

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Philadelphia center Joel Embiid left in the first quarter of the 76ers' game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday after hurting his left ankle. Read more ...

Hayward scores 31 as Celtics edge Magic 122-119 in OT

Hayward scores 31 as Celtics edge Magic 122-119 in OT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Gordon Hayward hit three free throws with 2:29 left in overtime, and the Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic 122-119 on Sunday for their third... Read more ...

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

A plan from President Donald Trump to extend additional unemployment benefits requires states to provide 25% of the funds, and it's unclear whether states have the money or the... Read more ...

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

TORONTO - Joonas Korpisalo stopped 33 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets advanced to the first round of the NHL playoffs with a 3-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a... Read more ...

Cleveland Indians punish Zach Plesac for going out, breaking MLB protocol

Cleveland Indians punish Zach Plesac for going out, breaking MLB protocol

The Cleveland Indians sent starting pitcher Zach Plesac home to quarantine after he went out Saturday night with friends in Chicago following his victory over the White Sox... Read more ...