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How earthquake swarms arise

How earthquake swarms arise

1 hour ago   |   Stanford

A new fault simulator maps out how interactions between pressure, friction and fluids rising through a fault zone can lead to slow-motion quakes and seismic swarms.
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Sunak Announces Winter Crisis Plan to Save U.K. Jobs From Virus

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is setting out his plan to rescue millions of jobs and businesses from a winter crisis as the coronavirus pandemic again threatens to...
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356 Elephants Dropped Dead. Did This Bacteria Poison Them?

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Some conservationists accepted the explanation provided by Botswana's government, but others raised doubts.
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Asteroid the size of a bus will pass near Earth today

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Although it might sound huge, the near-Earth, bus-size asteroid is actually considered small by NASA.
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Harvard's Chetty Finds Economic Carnage in Wealthiest ZIP Codes

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The celebrated economist has built a data tool with a God's-eye view of the pandemic's damage-and soaring inequality.
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Trump Preps Health Orders as Opponents Demand Obamacare Plan

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

President Donald Trump plans a major health care speech Thursday in North Carolina, outlining how he'd tackle Americans' medical costs in a second term in an attempt to address...
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France Cracks Down on City Life in Battle to Contain Virus

6 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

France followed Britain in introducing new measures to fight the rapid resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic in major cities, the first significant tightening of restrictions...
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Airports Deploy Rapid Virus Tests, Sniffer Dogs to Unlock Travel

8 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

A handful of European airports are implementing trials of quick-fire coronavirus tests, working with airlines to push technologies still being developed as a way to revive...
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Stanford professor awarded $4 million prize for education research

Stanford professor awarded $4 million prize for education research

11 hours ago   |   Stanford

Carl Wieman was named a recipient of the 2020 Yidan Prize, the world's largest award in education.
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Beaked Whale Shatters Record With 3 Hour 42 Minute Dive

13 hours ago   |   NY Times

Scientists still don't know how the marine mammals go so long without air.
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2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

The officers were shot after investigating reports of gunfire at an intersection where there was a large crowd, the interim Louisville police chief said. Read more ...

Reports: 2 Louisville police officers wounded in downtown shooting

Reports: 2 Louisville police officers wounded in downtown shooting

Police in Louisville, Kentucky, say two officers have been shot as protests grow over lack of charges for officers in Breonna Taylor's death. Read more ...

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election. Read more ...

Live updates: Anger, tears from protesters across US seeking justice for...

Live updates: Anger, tears from protesters across US seeking justice for Breonna Taylor

Protesters are gathering across U.S. cities, decrying the outcome of a grand jury investigation. Read more ...

Democrats in Pa. scramble to limit number of 'naked ballots'

Democrats in Pa. scramble to limit number of 'naked ballots'

Democrats are scrambling in Pennsylvania to reduce the number of mail-in ballots that could be rejected because voters fail to put them in the required “secrecy envelope.” Read more ...

California moves to end sales of new gas-powered cars

California moves to end sales of new gas-powered cars

California would be the first U.S. state with such a rule, though Germany and France are among 15 other countries that have a similar requirement. Read more ...

Swing state polls show Trump up in Texas, Biden ahead in Iowa

Swing state polls show Trump up in Texas, Biden ahead in Iowa

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is within striking distance of President Donald Trump in Texas, tied with him in Georgia, and narrowly ahead in Iowa, according to new... Read more ...

Reports: 2 Louisville police officers shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Reports: 2 Louisville police officers shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Police in Louisville, Kentucky, say two officers have been shot. Read more ...

10,000 a day contracting Covid-19 in UK says Health Minister Hancock, as he...

10,000 a day contracting Covid-19 in UK says Health Minister Hancock, as he urges people to download new tracing app

Up to 10,000 people a day are contracting Covid-19 in Britain, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said, adding that the number is still fewer than the “100,000 per day”... Read more ...

Ex-cop Brett Hankison indicted by Kentucky grand jury in shooting death of...

Ex-cop Brett Hankison indicted by Kentucky grand jury in shooting death of Breonna Taylor

A Kentucky grand jury has indicted the Louisville cop fired in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor. Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT, was sleeping in her apartment on March 13 when... Read more ...