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Obituary: Grant Imahara / Host of 'Mythbusters' and 'White Rabbit Project'...

Obituary: Grant Imahara / Host of 'Mythbusters' and 'White Rabbit Project' has died

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California closes churches, gyms for most residents as virus surges

California closes churches, gyms for most residents as virus surges

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday ordered every county in California to halt indoor dining and bars, as well as shut down churches, gyms and hair salons for 80 percent of the... Read more ...

US Supreme Court clears way for execution of federal prisoner, 1st in 17 years

US Supreme Court clears way for execution of federal prisoner, 1st in 17 years

After a day's reprieve, the Supreme Court has cleared the way for the first US federal executions in 17 years to proceed as planned, overturning a federal judge's order. Four... Read more ...

Parent company of women's clothing retailer New York & Co. files for bankruptcy

Parent company of women's clothing retailer New York & Co. files for bankruptcy

In a release Monday, the company said it "expects to close a significant portion, if not all, of its brick-and-mortar stores" after liquidation sales are complete. Read more ...

WNBA MVP Delle Donne says league denied her medical waiver

WNBA MVP Delle Donne says league denied her medical waiver

NEW YORK - Elena Delle Donne's request to be medically excused from the WNBA season was denied, according to the league's reigning MVP. Read more ...

U.S. Hardens Stance on Beijing's Activities in South China Sea

U.S. Hardens Stance on Beijing's Activities in South China Sea

Before yesterday's announcement, the United States has preferred to have its warships do the talking. Read more ...

Miso's kitchen robots will slide into White Castle restaurants this year

Miso's kitchen robots will slide into White Castle restaurants this year

Startup Miso Robotics is teaming up with White Castle to deploy its food prep robots in fast-food kitchens later this year. Read more ...

Judge blocks federal executions; administration appeals

Judge blocks federal executions; administration appeals

A U.S. district judge on Monday ordered a new delay in federal executions, hours before the first lethal injection was scheduled to be carried out at a federal prison in Indiana. Read more ...

Legal tech startup Orbital Witness raises $4 million in a funding round...

Legal tech startup Orbital Witness raises $4 million in a funding round backed by Seedcamp and LocalGlobe

Orbital Witness, a legal tech startup based in London, just raised $4 million in a funding round backed by Seedcamp and LocalGlobe. The firm uses machine learning to speed up... Read more ...

New Jersey woman survives mile-long ride through storm drain

New Jersey woman survives mile-long ride through storm drain

After her car filled with water amid flash flooding, she was pulled into a brook but survived. Read more ...