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CDC officials recommend opening schools with masks - but closing indoor dining and gyms

CDC officials recommend opening schools with masks - but closing indoor dining and gyms

20 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement US schools began closing their doors last spring amid a rise in coronavirus cases. The decision was based on the available science at the time, which...
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How the pandemic is accelerating enterprise open source adoption

How the pandemic is accelerating enterprise open source adoption

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

Enterprise IT teams increasingly shifted to open source software solutions in 2020 as they adapted to the pandemic's disruptions.
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Microsoft profits jump 33 percent as pandemic continues shift to cloud computing

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The company had its first $5 billion quarter for its gaming business, as people looked for entertainment at home and Microsoft launched the long awaited new generation of its...
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Another Grim Milestone: Coronavirus Cases Top 100 Million Worldwide

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Despite making up less than 5% of the world's population, the U.S. accounts for more than 25% of the world's known Covid-19 cases.
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Diversity isn't just about inclusion in gaming - it's smart business, too

Diversity isn't just about inclusion in gaming - it's smart business, too

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Diversity and inclusion isn't just about an initiative or program that serves a specific function for a specific underrepresented group of people in a given industry. D&I is...
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Britain's COVID death toll hits 100,000

2 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a somber statement that “it is hard to compute the sorrow contained” in the statistic.
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A Witness to History and Bernie Sanders in His Mittens

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

Brendan Smialowski, a photojournalist for Agence France-Presse, shot the image of a bundled Mr. Sanders that spawned a multitude of memes on Inauguration Day.
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E3, Gamescom, and other big events remain vital to the game industry

3 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Major game events have played a significant role in creating excitement, even when the pandemic forced organizers to host events online.
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'Inspired Choice': Biden Appoints Sociologist Alondra Nelson to Top Science Post

4 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Scientists praise US president's selection of the bioethics and social inequality specialist to help lead the Office of Science and Technology Policy
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Axiom Space Names First Private Crew to Visit Space Station

4 hours ago   |   Scientific American   |   3 articles

The four men will voyage to orbit in 2022 aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft
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Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over impeachment trial

Summary List Placement Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy, of Vermont, has checked into a local hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over former president Trump's... Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...

US judge derails Biden's vaunted 100-day deportation freeze after Texas sues

US judge derails Biden's vaunted 100-day deportation freeze after Texas sues

A federal judge, citing a lawsuit by the Texas Attorney General, has issued a two-week temporary restraining order shutting down US President Joe Biden's effort to halt all... Read more ...

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Senators have taken an oath to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, but some Republican senators want to stop the proceedings. Read more ...

Rand Paul says Trump impeachment case is 'DEAD ON ARRIVAL' after 45 senators...

Rand Paul says Trump impeachment case is 'DEAD ON ARRIVAL' after 45 senators support his motion to declare trial unconstitutional

Only five Republican senators opposed a motion by colleague Rand Paul to declare Donald Trump's impeachment trial unconstitutional, signaling that Democrats won't have enough... Read more ...

In first call with Putin as president, Biden presses on Navalny's arrest

In first call with Putin as president, Biden presses on Navalny's arrest

President Joe Biden had his first call with Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, raising concerns about the arrest of opposition figure Alexei Navalny while pressing the Russian leader... Read more ...

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

The Justice Department has rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which... Read more ...

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, a vote that allows the case on “incitement of insurrection” to move... Read more ...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices. Read more ...

Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Police say recordings show Robert Kraft paying for sex acts at a Florida spa, but a misdemeanor solicitation charge against the New England Patriots owner was dropped. Read more ...