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EBay CEO: Why We Should Teach All Students to Code

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Everyone should learn to code. Some would argue that coding is not a necessary skill for people who are not working in an engineering-related function. But digital technology...
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White Anxiety, and a President Ready to Address It

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Evidence of concern about demographic and cultural shifts is not new. What's different is the willingness to politicize it openly.
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'Game of Thrones' Goes on a Victory Lap-and an Apology Tour

8 hours ago   |   Wired

The show's farewell panel at Comic-Con was a one-sided goodbye.
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Trump's Art of Disavowing a Disavowal

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

After saying he was “not happy” with the “send her back” chant at his rally in North Carolina, President Trump reversed himself, just as he did in 2017 after the violence in...
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GamesBeat Decides 120: Fire Emblem or Marvel

GamesBeat Decides 120: Fire Emblem or Marvel

11 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Should you get Fire Emblem or Marvel? That's one of the major discussions on this week's episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast.
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Race cards? Deal me out

12 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Just when you think our political culture can't sink any lower, the race card gets tossed onto the table, as those who know how to play that game reach from the gutter to...
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What Hal Steinbrenner loved most about Aaron Boone's rant

What Hal Steinbrenner loved most about Aaron Boone's rant

12 hours ago   |   New York Post

You know who would have loved Aaron Boone's tirade Thursday? George Steinbrenner. The football coach in Steinbrenner made him love when his managers expressed their passion on...
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Marylou Whitney, Social Queen of the Racing World, Dies at 93

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

A fixture in Saratoga and Lexington, she was a prominent hostess, a patron of the arts and, not least, a sportswoman and a thoroughbred breeder.
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Nipper the Dog sculptures placed around downtown Albany

13 hours ago   |   Times Union

The city of Albany will be carrying on its "Downtown is Pawsome" art installation project that began in 2005.
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The first and last outfits of 10 characters on 'Friends'

The first and last outfits of 10 characters on 'Friends'

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

"Friends" ran from 1994 to 2004 and quickly became a pop-culture phenomenon, making major stars out of its ensemble cast . Each of the characters went through a fashion...
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Mariners' Mike Leake loses perfect game in ninth

Mariners' Mike Leake loses perfect game in ninth

SEATTLE - Mike Leake of the Mariners lost his bid to pitch a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off the Angels for a... Read more ...

Pennsylvania school district warns parents they could lose kids over unpaid...

Pennsylvania school district warns parents they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

District says that it is trying to collect more than $20,000 Read more ...

Britain advises its ships to stay away from Strait of Hormuz after tanker...

Britain advises its ships to stay away from Strait of Hormuz after tanker seized by Iran

The British government told its commercial vessels to avoid the strategic Strait of Hormuz after Iranian forces seized a UK-flagged oil tanker there, prompting a row with London. Read more ...

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

The 32-year-old had been working outside all day, a coroner said. Read more ...

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

HONG KONG - Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Hong Kong... Read more ...

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

Video shows the man grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level. Read more ...

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

SEATTLE - The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment on Friday. Read more ...

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

ATLANTA - Josh Donaldson's bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night after Luke... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

The Cardinals topped the Reds 12-11 at Great American Ball Park, despite trailing 7-0 entering the sixth inning. Read more ...

Maxim Dadashev to have brain surgery after vicious loss to Subriel Matias

Maxim Dadashev to have brain surgery after vicious loss to Subriel Matias

After eleven rounds of punishment at the hands of Subriel Matias, Maxim Dadashev needed to be rushed to the hospital and prepare to have surgery. Read more ...