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Fauci calls for shutdown of foreign 'wet markets' linked to disease outbreaks

Fauci calls for shutdown of foreign 'wet markets' linked to disease outbreaks

53 minutes ago   |   Politico

A growing chorus of voices is urging China to shut down the country's so-called wet markets, which have come under heightened scrutiny for their role as potent breeding grounds...
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Meet the Xenobots, Virtual Creatures Brought to Life

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Computer scientists and biologists have teamed up to make a new class of living robotics that challenge the boundary between digital and biological.
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Cincinnati Zoo sells 'Our Zoo is a Keeper' shirts for its emergency operating fund

Cincinnati Zoo sells 'Our Zoo is a Keeper' shirts for its emergency operating fund

1 hour ago   |   WLWT

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden has partnered with Cincy Shirts to raised money so that it can continue providing top notch care for its nearly 2,000 animals while closed...
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New Tom Wilson bobblehead features his pup Halle and benefits Wolf Trap Animal Rescue

1 hour ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

As if Tom Wilson and his new puppy Halle couldn't get any cuter... The Washington Capitals and FOCO debuted a Tom Wilson and Halle bobblehead Friday
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Protect your kids while they're playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Protect your kids while they're playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons

2 hours ago   |   iMore

How do you stop your kids from accessing grown-up content or simply playing too long on Nintendo Switch? With parental controls! No matter how good you are at ensuring your...
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Do urban fish exhibit impaired sleep?

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Melatonin controls the body clock - high melatonin levels make us feel tired in the evening. However, the hormone also plays an important role in animals' biological rhythms...
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The Trump administration stopped funding a pandemic warning program just a few months before the novel coronavirus outbreak

The Trump administration stopped funding a pandemic warning program just a few months before the novel coronavirus outbreak

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Trump administration ended funding for an early-warning program that helped detect diseases that had the potential to explode into pandemics, the Los Angeles Times...
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Marijuana may impair female fertility

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Female eggs exposed to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, have an impaired ability to produce viable embryos, and are significantly less likely to result in a...
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Sheriff: Cockfighting Ring Broken Up In Chisago County; 1 Arrested After Fleeing

3 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Chisago County Sheriff's Office says a cockfighting ring was discovered at a residence Thursday evening. Now, one man is in jail while several others may face...
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PETA requests celebrities cease posing with wild animals after ‘Tiger King'

PETA requests celebrities cease posing with wild animals after ‘Tiger King'

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

"Anyone who has seen 'Tiger King' knows that animals suffer when they're taken from their mothers as babies and exploited as props."
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‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face federal fine of $600,000

At least 35 coronavirus deaths are associated with the Washington state facility, according to officials. The virus infected two-thirds of residents and dozens of staff members. Read more ...

Corona beer stops production

Corona beer stops production

Production of Corona beer is being temporarily suspended in Mexico because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death toll passes 6,000

To keep the numbers from rising, the nation's top experts say aggressive social distancing measures are now more important than ever. Read more ...

Slammed By Trump, 3M Says N95 Mask Exports From U.S. Should Continue

Slammed By Trump, 3M Says N95 Mask Exports From U.S. Should Continue

The president and others have criticized 3M, with some officials alleging profiteering during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the company says cutting exports would be a mistake... Read more ...

100,000 New Yorkers have coronavirus, death toll nears 3,000

100,000 New Yorkers have coronavirus, death toll nears 3,000

ALBANY - The horrific toll the coronavirus pandemic is taking on the Empire State continued to climb Friday as the number of cases soared past 100,000 and officials reported... Read more ...

Dow slides after the US economy loses far more jobs than expected in March

Dow slides after the US economy loses far more jobs than expected in March

US stocks fell Friday after the March jobs report disappointed by a wider margin than expected, ending a record 113-month streak of job growth. The declines reversed gains from... Read more ...

Bill Withers, singer of ‘Lean on Me' and ‘Just the Two of Us,' dies at 81

Bill Withers, singer of ‘Lean on Me' and ‘Just the Two of Us,' dies at 81

Bill Withers, the soulful voice behind R&B classics such as “Lean On Me,” “Ain't No Sunshine,” “Lovely Day” and “Just the Two of Us,” died Monday from heart complications in... Read more ...

$2 trillion stimulus bill is giving more than just checks to everyday Americans

$2 trillion stimulus bill is giving more than just checks to everyday Americans

The new $2 trillion stimulus bill has some hidden benefits for consumers - on everything from plane tickets to income taxes. Read more ...

NFL fans want Rex Ryan to apologize for inexplicably calling Amari Cooper a...

NFL fans want Rex Ryan to apologize for inexplicably calling Amari Cooper a 'turd'

Rex Ryan said he wasn't a fan of Amari Cooper's new deal with the Cowboys, but the former coach took things a bit too far. Read more ...