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The World Is Suffering from Champlain Towers South Syndrome

20 hours ago   |   Wired

Plus: Round one with Mark Zuckerberg, the appointment of Lina Khan, and a new type of weather nightmare.
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Google mandates vaccines for employees returning to office

Google mandates vaccines for employees returning to office

2 days ago   |   RT

Tech giant Google has declared that all of its employees returning to work in its offices will need to be vaccinated. Google's decision comes as President Joe Biden mulls...
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Nerves, joy, and modest waves at surfing's Olympic debut

Nerves, joy, and modest waves at surfing's Olympic debut

6 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ICHINOMIYA, Japan - It was surf's up Sunday for the sport's century-in-the-making Olympic debut as competitors were consumed emotionally by the momentous occasion and exuded...
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Child tax credit 2021: IRS warns of scammers impersonating agency to help sign up, speed up payments

6 days ago   |   ABC

Cybercriminals are looking for new ways to take advantage of unsuspecting taxpayers who are waiting on the child tax credit. Consumer Investigator Jason Knowles has the warning...
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Judge Blasts 'Potentially Dangerous' COVID Protection Claims as Clothing Chain Fined $3.7M

6 days ago   |   Newsweek

"The whole marketing campaign was based upon consumers' desire for greater protection against the global pandemic."
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Drones 101: The Future of Drones for Consumers and Businesses

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Drones are taking off! FILE Med Health & Hospitals' main campus in Raleigh Reuters These unmanned flying vehicles promise to help cut costs and improve operations for the...
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Robinhood promises to fix 'the issues' that outraged customers when it restricted trading in meme stocks

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev acknowledged the company angered many customers after it blocked them from trading GameStop and other red-hot...
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A man used AI to bring back his deceased fiancé. But the creators of the tech warn it could be dangerous and used to spread misinformation

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

GPT-3 is a computer program that attempts to write like humans. Fabrizio Bensch/ Reuters A man used artificial intelligence to create a chatbot that mimicked his late...
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Amazon's Leap Into Healthcare

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Healthcare organizations are contending with a population that's growing sicker, heightened spending, and shifting consumer demands for fast and convenient services. Big tech...
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Oregon wildfire fueled by ‘critically dry weather' consumes 400K acres

Oregon wildfire fueled by ‘critically dry weather' consumes 400K acres

6 days ago   |   New York Post

A massive Oregon wildfire, fueled by "critically dry weather" in the Northwest, continues to challenge efforts to contain it, fire officials say.
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...