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Do You Need That Surgery? How To Decide, And How To Pick A Surgeon If You Do

Do You Need That Surgery? How To Decide, And How To Pick A Surgeon If You Do

56 minutes ago   |   NPR

When you have a serious health problem that calls for surgery, the last thing you need is the stress of navigating the health care system to find a skilled surgeon. We have...
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Forget 'manmade': Berkeley bans gender-specific words

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

BERKELEY, Calif. - There will be no manholes in Berkeley, California. City workers will drop into "maintenance holes" instead. Nothing will be manmade in the liberal city but...
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False fire call leads to illegal gambling operation bust in NE Harris County

6 hours ago   |   ABC

When crews arrived at the scene they did not find a fire, but Sheriff Gonzalez said there were at least 50 Las Vegas-style video poker machines and customers inside.
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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Korean IME improvements

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Korean IME improvements

6 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18941 from the 20H1 branch with Korean IME improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.
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Three arrested in organized retail crime investigation

Three arrested in organized retail crime investigation

6 hours ago   |   WMUR

Three employees at EZ Pawn and Apple Operation in Manchester are facing charges for their alleged roles in a retail crime operation.
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‘It Was a Massacre': 10 Are Killed in Caste-Driven Land Dispute in India

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

One of the deadliest land disputes in India in years, the violence reflects the pressure on land in the country, and harsh caste dynamics.
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How to Confront an Advancing Threat From China

7 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

The most important international development of the last two decades has been the rise of China as a great economic and military power. As China transformed, many Western...
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Scooter safety demo, helmet giveaway set for downtown San Antonio

9 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

Bird, one of several e-scooter companies operating in San Antonio, will give away free helmets and demonstrate safe riding Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. downtown at 224...
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Exclusive: WeWork to host Wall Street analyst day in IPO push - sources

9 hours ago   |   Reuters

The We Company, parent of flexible workspace operator WeWork, plans to host an analyst day for Wall Street banks on July 31, as the company steps up its preparations for an...
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FaceApp poses potential national security and privacy risks, experts say

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

FaceApp has been downloaded from Google Play by more than 100 million people, all drawn in by a technological magic trick, an app that transforms your photo to show how you...
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Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates at the end of the month were drawn at random... Read more ...

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of former Supreme Court justice, for...

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of former Supreme Court justice, for labor secretary

President Donald Trump tweets that Scalia "is highly respected not only as a lawyer, but as a lawyer with great experience working with labor and everyone else." Read more ...

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns - but is actually Spider-Man's hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open... Read more ...

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg had a three-run homer among his three hits and set a franchise-record for a pitcher with five RBIs, as the surging Washington Nationals beat the... Read more ...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges

US District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision to deny wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein 's bail request Thursday morning in the US District... Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it pays to act quickly'

World stocks jumped on Friday after comments from two Federal Reserve officials cemented traders' expectations of a cut to interest rates later this month. "You don't need to... Read more ...