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NSF announces new measures to protect research community from harassment

NSF announces new measures to protect research community from harassment

10 hours ago   |   NSF

The National Science Foundation has taken the next steps in its agency-wide effort to ensure the research and learning environments it supports are free from harassment...
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Volunteers come out for Coastal Cleanup Day in Santa Monica

10 hours ago   |   ABC

Santa Monica was one of 70 locations in the Los Angeles area with more than 13,000 volunteers participating in "Coastal Cleanup Day."
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Seeing Yourself as Busy Can Bolster Self-Control

Seeing Yourself as Busy Can Bolster Self-Control

13 hours ago   |   Psych Central

In a new study, researchers from the global business school INSEAD find that although busyness is often thought of as a modern-day affliction, it can help delay gratification...
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Mark Cuban on Workplace Environment Investigation Revelations: 'I Don't Have Any Excuses'

13 hours ago   |   SI   |   9 articles

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban discussed the revelations of office misconduct and sexual harrassment within his organization.
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Ballistic vests part of the uniform for more firefighters

13 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

DALLAS - Houston officials will spend up to $1.4 million to purchase ballistic vests for firefighters as they join a growing number of cities buying the vests to better protect...
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Report: Mark Cuban Donating $10M to Charity After NBA Found Workplace Misconduct

14 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

The NBA has reportedly completed its investigation into the Dallas Mavericks following allegations of a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and domestic violence...
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Nova Scotia issues permit for new tidal energy project in Bay of Fundy

15 hours ago   |   National Post

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government is moving ahead with a project that aims to harness the immense power of the Bay of Fundy's tides, despite the uncertain future of the Cape...
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Mosquitoes Could Carry Plastic Particles Into the Food Chain

16 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Microplastics stay in the insects' bodies from larva to adulthood
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Trump administration rolls back Obama-era rule on methane leaks on public land

17 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

The Trump Administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era rule on emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations on public lands in its latest step to...
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One picture shows why Beijing's 'carrier killer' missiles won't win it the South China Sea in a fight

One picture shows why Beijing's 'carrier killer' missiles won't win it the South China Sea in a fight

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The US military just did a drill in the Pacific that brought together nuclear bombers, next-generation stealth fighters, an aircraft carrier, and ballistic missile...
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Report: Maroon 5 to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show

Report: Maroon 5 to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show

The band's latest hit is this summer's "I Like It" with Cardi B. Read more ...

Teacher placed on leave over video of toddler being used to steal prizes...

Teacher placed on leave over video of toddler being used to steal prizes from game machine

Witnesses recorded video as a man, later identified as a teacher, used his child to steal prizes out of a machine, police said. Read more ...

High school football player barred from team because of homelessness

High school football player barred from team because of homelessness

A youth shelter has offered the 18-year-old a place to live after learning about his story. Read more ...

Getaway driver in deadly robbery brought his toddler with him

Getaway driver in deadly robbery brought his toddler with him

Two people died in the armed robbery that yielded $875. Read more ...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office building near Madison

Police were called to a commercial building after receiving multiple reports of a shooting around 10 a.m. ET. Read more ...

Recycled wizarding world in Gambrills backyard raises funds for Florence victims

Recycled wizarding world in Gambrills backyard raises funds for Florence victims

In a unique way of turning trash into treasure, Harry Potter superfans in Anne Arundel County have recreated part of the movies' set for their children to enjoy, and it's quite... Read more ...

2 women in sheriff's van drown in rising Florence floodwaters

2 women in sheriff's van drown in rising Florence floodwaters

Two women who were being transported to a mental health facility drowned when a sheriff's department van was swept away in rising floodwaters, according to authorities. Read more ...

Why Aren't More Women In Office? Even Within Parties, There's Big Disagreement

Why Aren't More Women In Office? Even Within Parties, There's Big Disagreement

A new poll finds that men and women - particularly within the Republican party - differ greatly on why more women haven't been elected to office, or even whether there are... Read more ...

Sen. Claire McCaskill: 'I Will Vote No On Judge Kavanaugh'

Sen. Claire McCaskill: 'I Will Vote No On Judge Kavanaugh'

The Missouri Democrat, facing a tough re-election battle, says her decision is not based on recent allegations of sexual misconduct against the nominee, but on other issues... Read more ...

Investigation Into Dallas Mavericks Reveals Sexual Misconduct Over 20 Years

Investigation Into Dallas Mavericks Reveals Sexual Misconduct Over 20 Years

Owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women's causes following a workplace investigation of the Dallas Mavericks. Read more ...