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The pandemic is hurting female scientists-that's bad news for all of us

12 seconds ago   |   Fortune

Since the onset of the pandemic, women have published fewer papers, led fewer clinical trials, and gotten less recognition for their expertise.
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Defunding police: An idea most Democrats don't want to talk about

13 seconds ago   |   Al Jazeera

It became a political flashpoint last year; now, Democratic leaders refuse to entertain the notion.
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‘Amtrak Joe': Will Biden's infrastructure plan revive railroads?

13 seconds ago   |   Al Jazeera

Biden wants the US to go big with train investment, even if ‘high-speed rail' does not appear in his proposal.
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Struggling hotel company handing Brookfield the keys

16 minutes ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Out of options, a struggling hospitality trust is handing over its control to Brookfield Asset Management through the bankruptcy process. Hospitality Investors Trust is...
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Remove cables with these amazing true wireless earbuds

Remove cables with these amazing true wireless earbuds

16 minutes ago   |   iMore

True wireless earbuds remain all the rage as the new year begins as they are the pinnacle of wireless headphone innovation. Packing great sound quality, exceptional battery...
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Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez have split - officially

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez have split - officially

18 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

LOS ANGELES - J-Lo and A-Rod are no longer together - officially. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez told the “Today” show Thursday in a joint statement that they are calling...
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US jobless claims plunge to 576,000, lowest since pandemic

US jobless claims plunge to 576,000, lowest since pandemic

18 minutes ago   |   WGN TV   |   5 articles

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits tumbled last week to 576,000, a post-COVID low and a hopeful sign that layoffs are easing as the economy...
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Wells Fargo's branch footprint moves under 5,000

Wells Fargo's branch footprint moves under 5,000

20 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The news: The bank's Q1 2021 earnings report reveals that its total branch count fell to just 4,944, a quarter-over-quarter drop of 3% from Q4 2020, when...
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York mother accused of stabbing 5-year-old daughter

York mother accused of stabbing 5-year-old daughter

36 minutes ago   |   WGAL

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Reuters Puts Its Website Behind a Paywall

36 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The company, one of the largest news organizations in the world, will unveil a redesigned website aimed at a “professional” audience.
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U.S. jobless claims plunge to 576,000, lowest since pandemic

U.S. jobless claims plunge to 576,000, lowest since pandemic

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The Biden administration slapped new sanctions on Russia and expelled...

The Biden administration slapped new sanctions on Russia and expelled diplomats over cyberattacks and election interference

Summary List Placement The Biden administration issued sanctions on Russia on Thursday targeting more than 30 Russian entities and expelling diplomats over cyberattacks and... Read more ...

U.S. expels 10 Russian diplomats, imposes new round of sanctions

U.S. expels 10 Russian diplomats, imposes new round of sanctions

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez confirm split: We're better as ‘friends'

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez confirm split: We're better as ‘friends'

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have confirmed that their engagement is over and they are "better as friends." Read more ...

Secretary of State Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan after...

Secretary of State Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan after Biden announced plans to withdraw US troops from the country

Summary List Placement US Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday after President Joe Biden announced plans to withdraw US troops... Read more ...

Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is preparing to announce sanctions in response to a massive Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as for... Read more ...

BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

Dozens of Black Lives Matter protesters rallied outside the South Carolina home of a soldier charged with assaulting a black man in a now-viral video. Videos showed a large... Read more ...

Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths, WHO says

Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths, WHO says

GENEVA - A top official from the World Health Organization says Europe has surpassed 1 million deaths from COVID-19 and the situation remains “serious,” with about 1.6 million... Read more ...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo Games is still an option amid pandemic fears

Toshihiro Nikai, the secretary-general of Japan's ruling party, has said that cancelling the upcoming Tokyo Olympics “remains an option” if the coronavirus pandemic spreads... Read more ...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored after Coinbase listing

Summary List Placement Bitcoin edged up in volatile trade on Thursday after having fallen by as much as 3.9% from record highs reached the previous day following the public... Read more ...