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Unconventional takes on pandemics and nuclear defense could protect humanity from catastrophic failure

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

From engineered pandemics to city-toppling cyber attacks to nuclear annihilation, life on Earth could radically change, and soon.
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McCarthy responds to MAGA caucus: GOP isn't party of 'nativist dog whistles'

McCarthy responds to MAGA caucus: GOP isn't party of 'nativist dog whistles'

1 hour ago   |   Politico

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy declared Friday that the GOP is not the party of “nativist dog whistles” - an indirect swipe at a new right-wing caucus being formed inside...
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Calling all life-savers: Lifeguard shortage impacting Greenville County water parks

Calling all life-savers: Lifeguard shortage impacting Greenville County water parks

2 hours ago   |   WYFF

A shortage of workers threatens to hit Greenville County summer fun-seekers right where they love to cool off-water parks.
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Damian Lillard out for Trail Blazers vs. Spurs with Hamstring Injury

2 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   5 articles

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard will not play in Friday night's game against the San Antonio Spurs because of right hamstring tendinopathy...
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Bellator 257 video: Jay Jay Wilson's spinning backfist signals TKO finish of Pedro Carvalho

Bellator 257 video: Jay Jay Wilson's spinning backfist signals TKO finish of Pedro Carvalho

2 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

Jay Jay Wilson keeps rising up the Bellator ranks. The promising featherweight picked up his seventh Bellator win on Friday night at Bellator 257 in Uncasville, Conn. Wilson...
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State Department watchdog says Pompeo, wife violated ethics rule

2 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Official asked staff to do personal tasks such as making restaurant reservations, shopping, caring for dog, but won't face disciplinary measures.
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Dog finds fallen 92-year-old blind man, alerts neighbors

Dog finds fallen 92-year-old blind man, alerts neighbors

2 hours ago   |   WRAL

The bond between canines and humans is unmistakable, and that's a very good thing for one Wake Forest man.
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Musk to the Moon! SpaceX gets NASA contract to develop & build Artemis lunar lander

Musk to the Moon! SpaceX gets NASA contract to develop & build Artemis lunar lander

2 hours ago   |   RT

In a sign it's serious about getting the “first woman” and “first person of color” to the moon in the near future, the US space agency NASA has contracted Elon Musk's SpaceX to...
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Stephen Hill And Zachary Knighton On Taking Over Magnum P.I.: ‘Very Blessed To Have A Torch From 30 Years Ago Passed To Us'

2 hours ago   |   CBS

Magnum P.I. returns with a brand new episode tonight at 9:00PM ET/PT on CBS and streaming live and on demand with Paramount+ . CBS' Matt Weiss spoke to series stars Stephen...
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Justice Dept. Restores Use of Consent Decrees for Police Abuses

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Attorney General Merrick Garland rescinded a Trump administration policy curbing use of the decrees, which provide a way to force changes in police departments.
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‘Marxist' BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors defends real estate holdings

‘Marxist' BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors defends real estate holdings

“Marxist” Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors tearfully defended her $3.2 million real estate empire, insisting she didn't use a penny of BLM donations on... Read more ...

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during...

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during wide-ranging press conference with the prime minister of Japan

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden put public pressure on Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at a Friday press conference , demanding the Senate consider House-passed gun... Read more ...

Bears sign receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year deal

Bears sign receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year deal

LAKE FOREST - Once again, the priority for the Bears this offseason is to collect new offensive players that will finally get the unit going under head coach Matt Nagy. On... Read more ...

FBI interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year after mother warned of 'suicide...

FBI interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year after mother warned of 'suicide by cop' intentions

INDIANAPOLIS - The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI agents last year, after his mother called police... Read more ...

Cubs hit by 4 more pitches, Braves hold on in 9th to win 5-2

Cubs hit by 4 more pitches, Braves hold on in 9th to win 5-2

CHICAGO - Kyle Wright plunked four Cubs batters but still left with the lead after a last-minute call-up, Will Smith stranded the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning... Read more ...

Giants open to wide receiver splash in 2021 NFL Draft

Giants open to wide receiver splash in 2021 NFL Draft

As part of The Post's 2021 NFL Draft preview, we examine what the Giants might do at each position. Friday: Wide receiver. Signing Kenny Golladay to a $72 million megadeal does... Read more ...

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee...

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee admissions - but not yet

Summary List Placement The White House capped a confusing day of inconsistent messaging on refugees by saying President Joe Biden will set a new, higher goal for admissions by... Read more ...

Here's What You Should Know About Biden's New Rules For Fetal Tissue Research

Here's What You Should Know About Biden's New Rules For Fetal Tissue Research

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra is reversing restrictions on the use of fetal tissue in medical research implemented under former President Trump. Read more ...

Video: Jake Paul, Ben Askren face off after making weight for Triller Fight...

Video: Jake Paul, Ben Askren face off after making weight for Triller Fight Club main event

ATLANTA - Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren is official, and both men are ready to fight. Ahead of Saturday's Triller Fight Club pay-per-view headliner at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Paul... Read more ...

Biden Keeps Trump's Cap on Refugees

Biden Keeps Trump's Cap on Refugees

President Biden on Friday signed an emergency determination to speed refugee admissions to the US, but he kept his predecessor's historically low cap of 15,000 refugees for... Read more ...