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Palestinian teen shot by Israeli troops in West Bank dies

Palestinian teen shot by Israeli troops in West Bank dies

A Palestinian teenager died Thursday after being shot by Israeli troops in the occupied West Bank during a protest against a settlement outpost, the fourth...

Jun 17, 2021
Hong Kong police raid Apple Daily newspaper under national security law, arrest staff

Hong Kong police raid Apple Daily newspaper under national security law, arrest staff

Hong Kong police raided the offices of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Thursday, arresting editors and freezing accounts under the national security law.

Jun 17, 2021
'We're a tale of two COVID nations': Dr. Peter Hotez on the delta variant and a summer surge

'We're a tale of two COVID nations': Dr. Peter Hotez on the delta variant and a summer surge

Dr. Peter Hotez joins Gwendolyn Wu on Q&A with Lisa Gray this week to discuss a...

Jun 17, 2021
GOP lawmaker refuses to shake hand of officer who protected Capitol on Jan. 6

GOP lawmaker refuses to shake hand of officer who protected Capitol on Jan. 6

Rep. Andrew Clyde has tried to downplay the events of Jan. 6

Jun 17, 2021
Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Six-Hour Doc Set For Three-Day Thanksgiving Debut On Disney+

Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Six-Hour Doc Set For Three-Day Thanksgiving Debut On Disney+

Director Peter Jackson’s long-in-the-making Beatles documentary will debut in three two-hour episodes over three days – November 25, 26 and 27 – exclusively on Disney+. The Walt Disney Studios, Apple Corps Ltd. and WingNut Films Productions Ltd. announced the…

Jun 17, 2021
Rafael Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon, Tokyo Olympics in hopes to 'prolong' his career

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon, Tokyo Olympics in hopes to 'prolong' his career

Nadal said it wasn't 'an easy decision'

Jun 17, 2021
Jobless claims show surprise increase to highest level in a month

Jobless claims show surprise increase to highest level in a month

Initial jobless claims unexpectedly rose last week despite an ongoing recovery in the U.S. employment market, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Jun 17, 2021
Allen West calls out 'constitutional crisis': Texas sovereignty not protected by Biden admin

Allen West calls out 'constitutional crisis': Texas sovereignty not protected by Biden admin

Lt. Col. Allen West on steps Texas can take to improve crisis at the border.

Jun 17, 2021
‘Mega-heat wave’ is peaking in the West, breaking records and intensifying drought, fires

‘Mega-heat wave’ is peaking in the West, breaking records and intensifying drought, fires

Climate change has made the situation worse, scientists say.

Jun 17, 2021
Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes share Madden 22 front as EA features two cover athletes for first time in 12 years

Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes share Madden 22 front as EA features two cover athletes for first time in 12 years

Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady are sharing the cover of Madden 22, marking the first time two players are on the game's front in over a decade.

Jun 17, 2021

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Sports

Ex-Michigan football player: If I could talk to Bo Schembechler now, I'd ask 'why?'

Ex-Michigan football player: If I could talk to Bo Schembechler now, I'd ask 'why?'

Jon Vaughn says he was both hurt and helped by legendary coach. His one question: Why didn't Schembechler stop a doctor from sexually assaulting players?

Jun 16, 2021
Cincinnati Reds beat Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 behind Tyler Mahle, sweep series

Cincinnati Reds beat Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 behind Tyler Mahle, sweep series

SWEEEEEEEEEEEEEPIN’!!!!

Jun 16, 2021
Kiszla: In quarterback competition between Drew Lock and Teddy Bridgewater, here’s betting the winner will be Captain Underpants

Kiszla: In quarterback competition between Drew Lock and Teddy Bridgewater, here’s betting the winner will be Captain Underpants

Although Vic Fangio claims 97-98% of Broncos’ quarterback competition has yet to unfold, Teddy Bridgewater seems safer choice for coach trying to save his job.

Jun 17, 2021
Islanders' Barry Trotz: Lines 'left wanting a little bit'

Islanders' Barry Trotz: Lines 'left wanting a little bit'

Barry Trotz said the Islanders didn’t get enough production from all four of his lines in the team’s Game 2 loss.

Jun 17, 2021
What Rockies learned from sweep of Padres

What Rockies learned from sweep of Padres

DENVER -- Trevor Story’s final long stride hit the plate on Charlie Blackmon’s walk-off single for an 8-7 victory over the Padres on Wednesday afternoon to complete a three-game sweep at Coors Field. While the dugout dashed infieldward to celebrate Blackmon, …

Jun 17, 2021
Oakland A’s Ramon Laureano robs a homer, hits a homer in return from injured list

Oakland A’s Ramon Laureano robs a homer, hits a homer in return from injured list

Classic Laser!

Jun 17, 2021
2021 USWNT Friendly: USA 2-0 Nigeria

2021 USWNT Friendly: USA 2-0 Nigeria

Q2 Stadium opens with a win

Jun 17, 2021
Historic collapse leaves Joel Embiid, top-seeded 76ers on the brink of elimination

Historic collapse leaves Joel Embiid, top-seeded 76ers on the brink of elimination

The Sixers blow a 26-point third-quarter lead in an epic collapse, putting Philadelphia in a win-or-go-home situation.

Jun 17, 2021
Five Weeks Before the Olympics, Tokyo's State of Emergency Will be Eased

Five Weeks Before the Olympics, Tokyo's State of Emergency Will be Eased

Japan’s latest outbreak is receding and vaccinations are slowly picking up, but health experts warn that the government must remain vigilant.

Jun 17, 2021
Watch: Tua Tagovailoa dials up Jakeem Grant deep at minicamp

Watch: Tua Tagovailoa dials up Jakeem Grant deep at minicamp

Today marks the last day of the Miami Dolphins’ mandatory minicamp, their final primer for the start of training camp at the end of July as the team gets ready to embark on a grueling set of …

Jun 17, 2021

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Business

U.S. sues to stop $30 billion global insurance merger of Aon and Willis Towers Watson

U.S. sues to stop $30 billion global insurance merger of Aon and Willis Towers Watson

The Justice Department said Aon's $30 billion acquisition of Willis Towers Watson would reduce competition and could lead to higher prices.

Jun 16, 2021
Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) closed the most recent trading day at $37.06, moving -1.44% from the previous trading session.

Jun 16, 2021
Wise move: Tech giant chooses London for blockbuster $6bn listing

Wise move: Tech giant chooses London for blockbuster $6bn listing

The money transfer business has opted for a direct listing with dual class share structure and a scheme to let customers become shareholders.

Jun 17, 2021
Sailings On Royal Caribbean’s ‘Odyssey Of The Seas’ Postponed After Crew Members Test Positive For COVID

Sailings On Royal Caribbean’s ‘Odyssey Of The Seas’ Postponed After Crew Members Test Positive For COVID

Royal Caribbean has postponed the first four trips of its new cruise ship after eight crew members tested positive for COVID-19.

Jun 17, 2021
Rick Klausner's crew of T cell specialists wraps $425M IPO, hitting Nasdaq alongside Verve, Molecular Partners

Rick Klausner's crew of T cell specialists wraps $425M IPO, hitting Nasdaq alongside Verve, Molecular Partners

It’s harvest day for a pair of biotech startups with lofty goals to break new ground in cancer and coronary heart disease — and their high-profile founders. Rick Klausner’s Lyell Immunopharma and Sek Kathiresan’s Verve Therapeutics have both priced their IPOs…

Jun 17, 2021
Record-breaking heat wave puts strain on states' power grids

Record-breaking heat wave puts strain on states' power grids

Temperatures are rising well above 100 degrees in some places.

Jun 17, 2021
Watch Tesla Model S Plaid Catch And Pass A Lamborghini Huracan

Watch Tesla Model S Plaid Catch And Pass A Lamborghini Huracan

The Tesla Model S Plaid is now the quickest production electric car on the planet and even top exotics are struggling to keep up with the Plaid speed.

Jun 17, 2021
Google's cloud taps AMD for new service as chip wars heat up

Google's cloud taps AMD for new service as chip wars heat up

Advanced Micro Devices Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google Cloud on Thursday said Google will offer cloud computing services based on AMD's newest data center chip...

Jun 17, 2021
Lumber prices see biggest drop in history after historic highs

Lumber prices see biggest drop in history after historic highs

Lumber futures posted their biggest drop Tuesday at $1,009.90 per thousand board feet, down 41% from the record of $1,711.20 in May, The Wall Street Journal reported. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, it traded in the range of $300 to $500 per thousand board feet.

Jun 17, 2021
Fargo-based Aldevron purchased for $9.6 billion by Danaher

Fargo-based Aldevron purchased for $9.6 billion by Danaher

The purchase will allow Aldevron to take "next steps" and to bring new genomic therapies and vaccines to market faster, according to an announcement of the deal.

Jun 17, 2021

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Health

UK records 9055 new COVID-19 cases, highest since February

UK records 9055 new COVID-19 cases, highest since February

Britain reported its highest daily total of new coronavirus infections since February, adding to signs that a new, more infectious variant of the disease first found in India is spreading.

Jun 16, 2021
The delta variant adds a speed bump to the pandemic escape route

The delta variant adds a speed bump to the pandemic escape route

The coronavirus has the habit of upending the best-laid plans. And right now, the delta variant, the fast-spreading version of the virus first detected in...

Jun 17, 2021
TWISTED SISTER's JAY JAY FRENCH Raises Awareness About Prostate Cancer Screening And Treatment

TWISTED SISTER's JAY JAY FRENCH Raises Awareness About Prostate Cancer Screening And Treatment

Patient organization Zero – The End Of Prostate Cancer and Bayer are banding together to launch We're Not Gonna Take It — a national prostate cancer education program with guitarist Jay Jay French,...

Jun 17, 2021
COVID May Have Been in US Earlier Than Thought

COVID May Have Been in US Earlier Than Thought

Blood samples reveal possible infections as early as Christmas 2019

Jun 16, 2021
Bear Hangs Out in City Of Poughkeepsie For 3 Hours Near Children

Bear Hangs Out in City Of Poughkeepsie For 3 Hours Near Children

Residents were shocked when a bear hung out for hours near a Hudson Valley park, Little League fields and a golf course.

Jun 16, 2021
No Close Contacts Reported for Two-Thirds of COVID-19 Cases

No Close Contacts Reported for Two-Thirds of COVID-19 Cases

Contact tracing can be an effective tool for identifying new cases of COVID-19, but a new study found that close contacts were reported for only about a third of laboratory confirmed cases.

Jun 17, 2021
India’s healthcare workers are busting misinformation on WhatsApp

India’s healthcare workers are busting misinformation on WhatsApp

In India, accredited social health activists (ASHAs) are the foot soldiers of the rural healthcare system. During the COVID-19 pandemic, they’ve turned to WhatsApp to combat rampant misinformation in the communities they serve.

Jun 17, 2021
Teen cannabis use reveals how marijuana can alter brain shape

Teen cannabis use reveals how marijuana can alter brain shape

Cortical thinning may accelerate with heavier cannabis use, which a new study suggests might influence teen impulsivity.

Jun 16, 2021
Sunscreen Explained: How Much SPF Is Enough?

Sunscreen Explained: How Much SPF Is Enough?

For starters, SPF 60 is not twice as good as SPF 30.

Jun 16, 2021
Health officials aggressively tracking coronavirus variants of concern

Health officials aggressively tracking coronavirus variants of concern

WASHINGTON STATE— Washington State is just two weeks away from its full reopening date. But health experts warn, the highly contagious Covid-19 variants are still a threat in our path forward—especially for unvaccinated peopleOne particular varian…

Jun 17, 2021

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Technology

Windows 11 is more than just a new Start menu

Windows 11 is more than just a new Start menu

There’s a lot of info coming out on Windows 11 lately, but if you haven’t tried it yourself, it is easy to dismiss as just a minor refresh. While the new Start menu is a big deal, many other changes warrant a new Windows versioning, including features we have…

Jun 16, 2021
OnePlus Is Merging With Oppo

OnePlus Is Merging With Oppo

OnePlus has always shared some resources with Oppo, which is part of the same Chinese parent company. However, the line between Oppo and OnePlus is all but dissolving today with the announcement of a merger.

Jun 16, 2021
Google rolls out Messages end-to-end encryption to everyone

Google rolls out Messages end-to-end encryption to everyone

Starting this week, Google is rolling out end-to-end encryption to all Messages users.

Jun 16, 2021
Most workers wait years for a company's 401(k) match to become their money

Most workers wait years for a company's 401(k) match to become their money

Even though most employers match a portion of their employees' 401(k) contributions, they also don't immediately grant ownership of that money, a survey shows.

Jun 17, 2021
Microsoft Updates Apps With Collaborative Features for Our Hybrid Work Future

Microsoft Updates Apps With Collaborative Features for Our Hybrid Work Future

New Teams and Office tools will make it easier to work at home, in the office, or a mix of the two.

Jun 17, 2021
Call of Duty: Warzone season 4 patch notes: balance changes

Call of Duty: Warzone season 4 patch notes: balance changes

Call of Duty: Warzone season 4’s update changes the balance of assault rifles and SMGs and brings new Ground Fall satellite crash site POIs to the Verdansk map.

Jun 17, 2021
Five Nights at Freddy’s creator retires amid political donations backlash

Five Nights at Freddy’s creator retires amid political donations backlash

Five Nights at Freddy’s Scott Cawthon announced his retirement amid criticism of political donations to Republican politicians, saying he’s handing off the FNAF franchise to another developer.

Jun 17, 2021
Dad writes note to ‘Karen’ who forced him to tear down kids' treehouse

Dad writes note to ‘Karen’ who forced him to tear down kids' treehouse

A disappointed dad has slammed a “Karen” who lodged a complaint with his homeowners association, which made him tear down a treehouse he built for his son.

Jun 17, 2021
Madden NFL 22: 10 Major Improvements As EA Reveals This Year's Release

Madden NFL 22: 10 Major Improvements As EA Reveals This Year's Release

EA announced that Madden NFL 22 will feature homefield advantage, franchise mode updates, and major improvements. Its release date is set for August 20.

Jun 17, 2021
Head of Ubisoft Massive steps down, will return in 'strategic' role

Head of Ubisoft Massive steps down, will return in 'strategic' role

Polfeldt leaves as Ubisoft works on high-profile Star Wars and Avatar games.

Jun 17, 2021

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Science

NASA and Boeing close out recommendations from Starliner review

NASA and Boeing close out recommendations from Starliner review

Boeing has completed all the activities recommended by an independent review of the company’s first uncrewed CST-100 Starliner mission.

Jun 17, 2021
China, Russia Team Up for a Space Race With the U.S.

China, Russia Team Up for a Space Race With the U.S.

The two countries have pledged to cooperate on expeditions to the moon and to an asteroid, setting the stage for a new space race with the United States and its partners.

Jun 16, 2021
China, Russia reveal roadmap for international moon base

China, Russia reveal roadmap for international moon base

Russia and China unveiled a roadmap for a joint International Lunar Research Station Wednesday to guide collaboration and development of the project.

Jun 16, 2021
Study: Childfree happiness

Study: Childfree happiness

Michigan State University psychologists examine happiness of adults who don’t want children.

Jun 16, 2021
NASA’s Upcoming Megarocket Is Really Starting to Take Shape

NASA’s Upcoming Megarocket Is Really Starting to Take Shape

The uncrewed inaugural liftoff of the Space Launch System could happen in early November.

Jun 15, 2021
NASA asteroid hunter mission moves into next phase of development

NASA asteroid hunter mission moves into next phase of development

NASA has moved a space telescope designed to look for near Earth asteroids into the next phase of development.

Jun 16, 2021
NASA: Earth is trapping 'unprecedented' amount of heat, warming 'faster than expected'

NASA: Earth is trapping 'unprecedented' amount of heat, warming 'faster than expected'

NASA: Earth is trapping 'unprecedented' amount of heat, warming 'faster than expected'

Jun 16, 2021
UFOs could threaten US security, pols say after Capitol Hill briefing

UFOs could threaten US security, pols say after Capitol Hill briefing

Capitol Hill lawmakers said Wednesday that UFOs could pose a threat to America’s security, as they emerged from a briefing with Navy and FBI officials.

Jun 16, 2021
UFOs could threaten US security, pols say after Capitol Hill briefing

UFOs could threaten US security, pols say after Capitol Hill briefing

Capitol Hill lawmakers said Wednesday that UFOs could pose a pressing threat to America’s national security, as the pols emerged from a highly classified briefing with Navy and FBI officials on the unexplained phenomena.

Jun 16, 2021
Crayfish take more risks while on antidepressants, study shows

Crayfish take more risks while on antidepressants, study shows

Crayfish exposed to antidepressants via contaminated water behave more "boldly," emerging from hiding more quickly and spending longer looking for food, a study said Tuesday.The paper, published in the journal Ecosphere, highlights the unintended impacts huma…

Jun 15, 2021

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Entertaiment

Megan Thee Stallion helps cover funeral costs of fan

Megan Thee Stallion helps cover funeral costs of fan

Houston native Megan Thee Stallion donated more than $8,000 to help cover the funeral costs for one of her fans, <a href="https://www.complex.com/music/megan-thee-stallion-helps-cover-funeral-expenses-for-fan-who-died" target="_blank">Complex</a> reports.

Jun 16, 2021
Bob Dylan Announces His First Streaming Special, ‘Shadow Kingdom,’ for July

Bob Dylan Announces His First Streaming Special, ‘Shadow Kingdom,’ for July

Popular on Variety The answer, our friend, is streaming on the web. The question is, how will Bob Dylan make his return to live performance after the pandemic forced an extended time-out in his usually robust and never-ending touring schedule? Dylan’s camp an…

Jun 16, 2021
Here's How to Find All of the Fast and Furious Movies Streaming - /FILM

Here's How to Find All of the Fast and Furious Movies Streaming - /FILM

With F9 coming up next week, there's still plenty of time to revisit all of the Fast and Furious movies streaming at home. Here's where you can find them.

Jun 16, 2021
J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot to Explore the ‘UFO’ Mystery in a New Docuseries for Showtime

J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot to Explore the ‘UFO’ Mystery in a New Docuseries for Showtime

Popular on Variety J.J. Abrams is ready to get to the bottom of unidentified flying objects, and Showtime is giving him the platform to do just that. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Glen Zipper are behind “UFO,” a four-part docu-series that will look at the phenomenon …

Jun 16, 2021
‘Love Victor’ star Michael Cimino on anti-gay comments: ‘I didn't expect it from my own family members’

‘Love Victor’ star Michael Cimino on anti-gay comments: ‘I didn't expect it from my own family members’

For Cimino, criticism has come from all sides, including from those who do not approve of him playing gay — and long-running and complex issue within the...

Jun 16, 2021
'Gorilla Glue Girl' unveils her own hair care line

'Gorilla Glue Girl' unveils her own hair care line

When Tessica Brown used Gorilla Glue as hairspray, she didn't realize just how sticky of a situation it would be. Four months and a haircut later, Brown has turned the viral incident into a hair care business.

Jun 17, 2021
Meghan Markle's 'The Bench' tops New York Times bestsellers list in children’s picture books category

Meghan Markle's 'The Bench' tops New York Times bestsellers list in children’s picture books category

Meghan Markle's illustrated children's book, "The Bench," has hit the number one spot on the New York Times bestsellers list in the children's picture book category.

Jun 17, 2021
The Bachelor's Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham introduce newborn son Lux to big sister Alessi

The Bachelor's Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham introduce newborn son Lux to big sister Alessi

Arie shared that their new daughter, whose name they have not revealed, had to remain in hospital because she was having 'some trouble with her breathing' and 'needed oxygen.'

Jun 17, 2021
Jada Pinkett Smith shares unpublished Tupac Shakur poem to mark his birthday

Jada Pinkett Smith shares unpublished Tupac Shakur poem to mark his birthday

Hollywood star Jada Pinkett Smith has posted a never-before-seen poem written for her by deceased rapper Tupac Shakur, who would have turned 50 on Wednesday.

Jun 17, 2021
[VIDEO] Watch 'Friends' Cast Do Carpool Karaoke With James Corden

[VIDEO] Watch 'Friends' Cast Do Carpool Karaoke With James Corden

What, you thought we’d seen the last of the Friends reunion? Three weeks after HBO Max’s buzzed-about special, James Corden revealed additional footage with the cast filmed exclusively for CBS’ Late Late Show — including a sort of Carpool Karaoke segment. Wed…

Jun 17, 2021

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