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With first day of school a few days away, some Durham students don't yet have computers

With first day of school a few days away, some Durham students don't yet have computers

1 hour ago   |   WRAL

With Durham Schools starting online learning on Monday, many students don't yet have their devices. These delays in the supply chain have some students and parent anxious about...
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A New HBO Documentary Tells the Story of a Young Black Man Killed in Brooklyn 31 Years Ago. Activists Lament How Little Has Changed Since Then

2 hours ago   |   Time

The tragic events depicted in the documentary Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn call to mind headlines from 2020: a black man is shot to death by a white mob, precipitating...
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Epic's antitrust case against Apple's App Store monopoly

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat   |   2 articles

In a broad antitrust challenge, Epic Games has filed a lawsuit against Apple alleging antitrust violations for pulling Fortnite out of the Apple App Store.
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The Uplift standing desk is one of the best additions I've made to my work-from-home setup

The Uplift standing desk is one of the best additions I've made to my work-from-home setup

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

I've been using the Uplift Desk since 2018 after getting tired of sitting all day. The base price isn't cheap at $629 and add-ons will get the price even higher, but it's been...
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Amazon launches Braket quantum computing service in general availability

Amazon launches Braket quantum computing service in general availability

3 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Amazon today launched its fully managed quantum computing service - Braket - in general availability following a preview.
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In-person computer use returning to 4 Louisville library locations

In-person computer use returning to 4 Louisville library locations

3 hours ago   |   WLKY

Library officials said book browsing and using other materials will still not be allowed at the locations that reopen for computer use.
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Remote Learning Is Hard. Losing Family Members Is Worse

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

I'm a low-income student in a crowded apartment, and my family is vulnerable to Covid-19. The benefits of returning to school are not worth our health.
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We asked 7 alt data leads at big names like Bridgewater, Point72, and Man Group how to pitch them on new data feeds. Here's how to win them over

We asked 7 alt data leads at big names like Bridgewater, Point72, and Man Group how to pitch them on new data feeds. Here's how to win them over

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The alternative data industry, the unique datasets used by investors to gain an edge, has surged in recent months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Business Insider profiled...
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Coronavirus forces millions of Indian children to miss school

4 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

While many private schools move classes online, millions of other children have no access to computers or internet.
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2020 NFL win totals, odds, predictions, best bets: Model picks over 4.5 wins for Jaguars

4 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated the entire 2020 NFL season 10,000 times.
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President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

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 theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

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For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. Read more ...

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

The announcement means that the UAE, which is home to the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, would become the first Gulf Arab state to have ties to Israel. Read more ...

Biden: We Need a 3-Month Mask Mandate, Starting Now

Biden: We Need a 3-Month Mask Mandate, Starting Now

Joe Biden is calling for a nationwide protective mask mandate, citing health experts' predictions that it could save 40,000 lives from the coronavirus over the next three... Read more ...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In Admissions

The Justice Department said its two-year investigation found that race is "the determinative factor in hundreds of admissions decisions each year." Yale categorically denies... 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 ...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," aired a video on Thursday roasting Apple and its iconic "1984" television ad, after Apple yanked the game from the App Store. Epic... Read more ...

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

The Chiefs and star tight end Travis Kelce are reportedly closing in on an extension. According to multiple reports Thursday, the five-time Pro Bowler is about to ink a... Read more ...