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Brazil Hits Record for Covid Deaths as Hospitals Near Collapse

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Brazil reported a record daily number of Covid-19 deaths as a resurgence of the virus fills up hospital beds and pushes local governments to call for more drastic measures to...
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Tokyo to Seek an Extension of Virus Emergency, Nikkei Says

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Tokyo plans to ask the Japanese government to extend the Covid-19 state of emergency that is due to expire this weekend, the Nikkei reported, citing multiple unidentified people.
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Biden Sets May Goal for Adult Shots, Gives Teachers Priority

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

President Joe Biden called for states to give all teachers and child-care workers at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine by the end of the month in a fresh drive to re-open...
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‘We've Suffered A Lot, We've Learned A Lot': Minnesota Approaches A Year Of COVID

2 hours ago   |   CBS   |   3 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - We are approaching one year since the COVID-19 virus changed everything. The first case of the virus in Minnesota was confirmed on March 6, 2020. On this date...
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Sea Trek: Stanford researcher's childhood dreams of space bend toward the ocean deep

Sea Trek: Stanford researcher's childhood dreams of space bend toward the ocean deep

3 hours ago   |   Stanford

A keen interest in the possibility of alien life ultimately led geomicrobiologist Anne Dekas to study some of the least-examined microbes on Earth - those dwelling in the deep sea.
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ETL company Airbyte raises $5.2M to integrate open source data

ETL company Airbyte raises $5.2M to integrate open source data

3 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Airbyte raises $5.2 million to democratize data integration using open source tools readily accessible to data science teams.
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‘Mass murder' and ‘reckless': Texas ending mask mandates triggers Democrat meltdown

‘Mass murder' and ‘reckless': Texas ending mask mandates triggers Democrat meltdown

4 hours ago   |   RT   |   4 articles

The announcement by Governor Greg Abbott that Texas will fully reopen next week is drawing backlash from mask mandate champions such as his California colleague Gavin Newsom...
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Lifting mask order would be 'premature and harmful,' Turner and Hidalgo tell Gov. Abbott

5 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The Houston mayor and Harris County's top executive said the science suggests Texas is nowhere in position to lift mandates.
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How Do Virus Variants Get Their Names?

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

B.1.351 may sound sweet to a molecular epidemiologist, but what's the alternative, other than stigmatizing geographical names?
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Kaskada launches platform to prep data for AI models

Kaskada launches platform to prep data for AI models

10 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Kaskada, a startup developing a platform for feature engineering, has launched its platform in general availability.
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Kawhi Leonard injury update: Clippers star dealing with back spasms, ruled...

Kawhi Leonard injury update: Clippers star dealing with back spasms, ruled out vs. Celtics

Reggie Jackson replaced Leonard in the Clippers' starting lineup, joining Patrick Beverley, Paul George, Nicolas Batum and Serge Ibaka. Read more ...

Bruins winger David Pastrnak named NHL Star of the Month

Bruins winger David Pastrnak named NHL Star of the Month

The National Hockey League also recognized another local hero as a star of the month of February for her outstanding community work during the Read more ...

Universal Orlando looking into possible changes to Dr. Seuss Landing attraction

Universal Orlando looking into possible changes to Dr. Seuss Landing attraction

One of the Dr. Seuss books that will no longer be published because of racist and insensitive imagery is featured at Universal Orlando's Seuss Landing attraction. Read more ...

Jets move on from disappointing lineman Henry Anderson

Jets move on from disappointing lineman Henry Anderson

The Jets began trimming their roster on Tuesday, when they released defensive lineman Henry Anderson. The move cleared $8.2 million in salary-cap space for the Jets, bringing... Read more ...

Vikings release tight end Kyle Rudolph after 10 seasons

Vikings release tight end Kyle Rudolph after 10 seasons

The Minnesota Vikings released two-time Pro Bowl tight end Kyle Rudolph on Tuesday. The 31-year-old Rudolph spent 10 seasons with the Vikings since being a second-round pick in... Read more ...

Third train derailment reported in Upstate in 4 months

Third train derailment reported in Upstate in 4 months

A third train derailment has been reported in Anderson County within the past four months. Read more ...

Senate confirms Rouse as top economic adviser to Biden

Senate confirms Rouse as top economic adviser to Biden

The Senate confirmed Cecilia Rouse on Tuesday to become chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, making her the first Black person to serve in that role in the... Read more ...

'Vaccine, vaccine': Dolly Parton sings 'Jolene' rewrite before receiving...

'Vaccine, vaccine': Dolly Parton sings 'Jolene' rewrite before receiving first COVID-19 shot

The Grammy-winning singer, actor and humanitarian posted a video on Tuesday of her singing just before getting her vaccine. Read more ...

Creighton coach McDermott apologizes for 'plantation' remark

Creighton coach McDermott apologizes for 'plantation' remark

OMAHA, Neb. - Creighton coach Greg McDermott apologized Tuesday for urging his players to “stay on the plantation” in a postgame locker room talk following a loss over the weekend. Read more ...

Changes in COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths will guide state's decisions...

Changes in COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths will guide state's decisions, officials say

As New Hampshire officials try to plan for the coming months of the COVID-19 pandemic, they said their decisions will continue to be made based on the available data. Read more ...