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New science behind algae-based flip-flops

3 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Sustainable flip-flops: A team of researchers has formulated polyurethane foams made from algae oil to meet commercial specifications for midsole shoes and the foot-bed of...
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Capital One will pay $80 million over hack

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

In 2019, a software engineer stole information relating to millions of customers. Regulators say the bank should have had better protections.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Ethics: Who Gets It First and Other Issues

3 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Contributing editor W. Wayt Gibbs spoke with Arthur Caplan, head of the NYU School of Medicine's division of medical ethics, about some of the ethical issues that researchers...
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Attending Lone Star College in the fall? Here's how you can get a free laptop

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Lone Star College is making sure its students in need have the tools needed for this school year.
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'Adaptability' is key as San Jose State starts fall semester with online instruction

4 hours ago   |   ABC

"We'll get through this together as Spartans." Here's what changes San Jose State has implemented before half of the normal live-on campus populations return on Aug. 15.
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From Classrooms to Cupcakes: Meet the former teacher behind Third Ward's Cupcake Kitchen

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Patrice Farooq, owner of Cupcake Kitchen in the Third Ward, gave up her career as a math and science teacher to follow her dreams in the kitchen.
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These California cities will fine you for not wearing a mask or face covering

4 hours ago   |   ABC

If for some reason you are not motivated by science or basic human compassion for others, here's another reason you should wear a mask in California.
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Educators Urge Funding for Safe School Openings During Covid

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

U.S. public schools need $200 billion in federal aid to be able to safely open for the fall semester with the coronavirus continuing to circulate, witnesses told a House panel.
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‘Cummings Effect' Hit Confidence in Johnson's U.K. Government

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Boris Johnson's decision to stick by his chief aide Dominic Cummings after he allegedly broke pandemic lockdown rules led to a sharp drop in confidence in the U.K. government...
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The Latest U.S. Tool to Fight Election Meddling: Text Messages

5 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Washington sent offers to cellphones in Russia and Iran of rewards of up to $10 million for information on hackers trying to attack American voting systems.
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President Trump to ban dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

President Trump to ban dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

The move turns up the pressure on negotiations over the popular video app's future through a potential sale. Read more ...

Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP primary win in Tennessee

Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP primary win in Tennessee

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty has won the Tennessee Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat behind the endorsement of President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression'

Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression'

It's a familiar feeling for many Americans. Read more ...

Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for coronavirus

Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for coronavirus

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine plans to follow protocol for COVID-19 and quarantine at his home for the next 14 days, state officials said. Read more ...

New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve the National Rifle...

New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve the National Rifle Association

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Thursday that her office has filed a lawsuit seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association in its entirety. James cited... Read more ...

NOAA updates 2020 Atlantic hurricane outlook, predicts it will be extremely...

NOAA updates 2020 Atlantic hurricane outlook, predicts it will be extremely active season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has updated its 2020 Hurricane Season Outlook. Read more ...

Trump issues executive orders against TikTok and WeChat

Trump issues executive orders against TikTok and WeChat

President Donald Trump issued an executive order late Thursday prohibiting transactions with the parent company of the popular video-sharing app TikTok. The order, set to take... Read more ...

These 40 products could help you get better sleep tonight

These 40 products could help you get better sleep tonight

You deserve a more satisfying slumber. Read more ...

Trump Signs Executive Order That Will Effectively Ban Use Of TikTok In the U.S

Trump Signs Executive Order That Will Effectively Ban Use Of TikTok In the U.S

The president also issued an executive order aimed at cutting ties between the U.S. and the owner of the popular Chinese communications and social media app WeChat. Read more ...

Royals beat Cubs 13-2, stop 6-game slide

Royals beat Cubs 13-2, stop 6-game slide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Whit Merrifield, Maikel Franco and Jorge Soler homered, and the Kansas City Royals stopped a six-game slide by pounding the Chicago Cubs 13-2 on Thursday night. Read more ...