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New ‘Star Wars' may cause seizures in people with epilepsy, Disney warns

One year ago   |   By NY Daily News

Walt Disney studios warned Monday that several scenes in “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” could cause photosensitive people to experience seizures. In a joint statement with the Epilepsy Foundation , Disney said the film contains “several sequences with imagery and sustained flashing lights” which...
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Disney warns its new 'Star Wars' movie could trigger seizures in people with epilepsy

Disney warns its new 'Star Wars' movie could trigger seizures in people with epilepsy

One year ago   |   By KCRA

"If you or someone you know are sensitive to lights, please consider the following," said a statement from the Epilepsy Foundation in coordination with Walt Disney Studios.
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Three soldiers killed in upstate NY military helicopter crash

Three soldiers killed in upstate NY military helicopter crash

MENDON, N.Y. - Three soldiers died Wednesday in a military helicopter crash in upstate New York. Officials said three soldiers on board the New York Army National Guard UH-60... Read more ...

Biden nominee Avril Haines confirmed as intelligence director

Biden nominee Avril Haines confirmed as intelligence director

WASHINGTON - Former White House lawyer Avril Haines has been confirmed as the new Director of National Intelligence, becoming the first woman to lead the agency and the first... Read more ...

Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday's $731 million Powerball prize

Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday's $731 million Powerball prize

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Inauguration sows doubt among QAnon conspiracy theorists

Inauguration sows doubt among QAnon conspiracy theorists

QAnon conspiracy theorists grappled with anger, confusion and disappointment Wednesday as President Biden was sworn into office. Read more ...

Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Garth Brooks perform at the inauguration

Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Garth Brooks perform at the inauguration

The three performances honored the newly-inaugurated 46th president and vice president of the United States, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Read more ...

Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in US politics

Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in US politics

The former California senator took the oath of office Wednesday, making her the first female vice president in the nation's history, as well as the first Black woman and first... Read more ...

Immediately following inauguration, former VP Pence heads home to Indiana

Immediately following inauguration, former VP Pence heads home to Indiana

Mike Pence's run as vice president came to an end as Kamala Harris, under President Joe Biden, took the reigns. Read more ...

Biden sworn in as 46th US president

Biden sworn in as 46th US president

Joe Biden took the oath of office at noon Wednesday to become the 46th president of the United States, taking the helm of a deeply divided nation and inheriting a confluence of... Read more ...

Read the letters outgoing presidents left for their successors in the Oval...

Read the letters outgoing presidents left for their successors in the Oval Office

One of the modern Inauguration Day traditions for presidents leaving office is to write their successors a letter offering best wishes and advice. Read more ...

Senate confirms Biden's 1st Cabinet pick as Dems assume control

Senate confirms Biden's 1st Cabinet pick as Dems assume control

Vice President Kamala Harris drew applause as she entered the chamber to deliver the oath of office to Jon Ossoff, Raphael Warnock and Alex Padilla. Read more ...