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Swole just one of over 600 words added to Merriam-Webster dictionary

Swole just one of over 600 words added to Merriam-Webster dictionary

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

BOSTON - Get swole, prepare a bug-out bag, grab a go-cup and maybe you'll have a better chance of surviving the omnicide. Translation: Hit the gym and bulk up, put a bunch of...
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Pritzker marks 100 days in office as Illinois governor

9 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - Tuesday marked Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's 100th day in office. From minimum wage, to a mass shooting, the governor has dealt with a lot in the first three months...
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Powerful earthquake hits Philippines a day after another quake that killed at least 16

9 hours ago   |   ABC

One of the world's most disaster-prone countries, the Philippines has frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions because it lies on the "Ring of Fire."
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‘Stop Planning and Start Cooking.' José Andrés on the Power of Food in the Midst of Tragedy

11 hours ago   |   Time

Chef José Andrés knows the key to being a successful professional cook is the ability to adapt in unpredictable situations. “Stop planning and start cooking,” the Spanish-born...
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Tech Offers a Virtual Window into Future Climate Change Risk

15 hours ago   |   Scientific American

AI and supercomputing are rapidly shifting the way disaster planners, regulators and insurers gauge climate hazards
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Swole, buzzy, among new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary

18 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BOSTON - Get swole, prepare a bug-out bag, grab a go-cup and maybe you'll have a better chance of surviving the omnicide. Translation: Hit the gym and bulk up, put a bunch of...
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Powerful earthquake hits Philippines a day after another quake that killed at least 16

20 hours ago   |   ABC

One of the world's most disaster-prone countries, the Philippines has frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions because it lies on the so-called Pacific "Ring of Fire."
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More than 50 feared dead after landslide at Myanmar jade mine

20 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Dozens missing in one of the worst disasters to strike the country's shadowy jade industry in years.
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Swole, buzzy, among new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary

23 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

BOSTON - Get swole, prepare a bug-out bag, grab a go-cup and maybe you'll have a better chance of surviving the omnicide. Translation: Hit the gym and bulk up, put a bunch of...
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Earth Day 2019: How NASA Data Helps US Deal with Disasters and Climate Change

Earth Day 2019: How NASA Data Helps US Deal with Disasters and Climate Change

1 day ago   |   Space

A new NASA website shows just how the agency's Earth observation data helps communities across the United States deal with climate change, disasters and environmental challenges.
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NBA playoffs 2019: Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard eliminates Thunder with...

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Prince Louis poses for 1st birthday portraits taken by Duchess Kate

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Harris wants out if Elway doesn't meet contract hopes

Harris wants out if Elway doesn't meet contract hopes

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Denver Broncos star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. told The Associated Press on Tuesday night that he wants to be traded if general manager John Elway doesn't... Read more ...

Murray scored 23 in Nuggets' 108-90 romp of Spurs

Murray scored 23 in Nuggets' 108-90 romp of Spurs

DENVER - Jamal Murray's 23 points led six Nuggets in double figures and Denver routed the San Antonio Spurs 108-90 Tuesday night to move within one win of their first playoff... Read more ...

Sharks rally from down 3 in 3rd, beat Vegas in OT in Game 7

Sharks rally from down 3 in 3rd, beat Vegas in OT in Game 7

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Barclay Goodrow scored 18:19 into overtime to send San Jose into the second round of the playoffs with a wild 5-4 win in Game 7 on Tuesday night. Read more ...