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The Best Laptop Backpacks for Work

12 minutes ago   |   Wired

Whether you're riding a bike or schlepping a camera, a bag is your constant companion. These WIRED-reviewed packs do the job right.
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MLB mystery, revealed: An astrophysicist found the league used two different balls last year

20 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Welcome back to Insider Weekly! I'm Matt Turner, editor-in-chief of business at Insider. Sometimes something just doesn't feel right, even if you can't put your finger on why...
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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC on ESPN 31 with Bon Jovi, AC/DC, Motorhead and Christina Aguilera

40 minutes ago   |   MMAjunkie

While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a UFC win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage is a key talent, as...
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Why the threat to Roe may not save Democrats in 2022

Why the threat to Roe may not save Democrats in 2022

1 hour ago   |   Politico

The quick-setting gospel in Washington, D.C. last week was that any rollback of Roe v. Wade next year would trigger a Democratic revolt, placing abortion rights at the center...
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Palestinians, rights group condemn Jerusalem ‘execution'

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

UN human rights office, Palestinian officials and Israeli human rights group slam the killing of Palestinian assailant.
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Taliban going back on its word, US & allies say

Taliban going back on its word, US & allies say

4 hours ago   |   RT

The US and more than a dozen of its allies have issued a statement expressing concern over the alleged summary executions of former Afghan government security personnel at the...
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'Hiring anyone that shows up': SF businesses struggle to stay afloat amid labor shortage

5 hours ago   |   ABC

"Right now we'll take anyone who are willing to learn and stay with us." The pandemic's effects on the labor force are still being widely felt, but are especially pronounced...
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Editorial: Twitter needs a reboot

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

In 2015, Jack tweeted: “I think Twitter is the closest thing we have to a global consciousness. And I believe the world needs that right now.” On Monday, the bearded Jack...
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Q&A: Any chance ‘Pennyworth' will make it out of TV limbo?

Q&A: Any chance ‘Pennyworth' will make it out of TV limbo?

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

You have questions. I have some answers. One of my favorite shows is currently in limbo and I suspect will likely be canceled through simple neglect and inattention. Any...
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Kat Edmonson takes a jazz pop swing at Christmas classics

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The jazz/pop vocalist Kat Edmonson would probably have made a great singing star in the '40s and '50s. But she's also doing fine right now. From the start, the Texas-born...
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Is the best strategy against omicron to keep boosting with the original vaccine?

Omicron variant: Do current Covid vaccines and boosters protect against the new variant? Read more ...

Annie Frisbie's Marathon Debut: "It's Still Sinking In"

“It was cool, but I also didn't really let myself think about it too much,” Annie Frisbie said, after leading the first half of the New York City Marathon. Her finishing time... Read more ...

Stunning photos show total solar eclipse over Antarctica

Stunning photos show total solar eclipse over Antarctica

The phenomenon saw the sun completely disappear - however was only properly visible over Antarctica. Read more ...

The Best Laptop Backpacks for Work

Whether you're riding a bike or schlepping a camera, a bag is your constant companion. These WIRED-reviewed packs do the job right. Read more ...

The Great Neutrino Mystery Could Point to Missing Particles

Years of conflicting measurements have led physicists to propose a “dark sector” of invisible particles that could explain dark matter and the universe's expansion. Read more ...

The Case of Tennis Star Peng Shuai Reveals the Real Purpose of China's...

Censorship in China is about more than topics and keywords. It's about destroying social resources. Read more ...

Column: Parents of ex-Mater Dei football player share new details of attack...

Exclusive: The parents of a former Mater Dei football player injured during initiation explain why they filed a hazing lawsuit against the school. Read more ...

Taylor Swift sends flowers to Don McLean after song breaks record held by...

Taylor Swift sends flowers to Don McLean after song breaks record held by 'American Pie'

The new version of "All Too Well," a part of Swift's rerelease of her 2012 album "Red," clocks in at just over 10 minutes. Read more ...

CTA bus driver assaulted in Loop, suspects at large

CTA bus driver assaulted in Loop, suspects at large

CHICAGO - A CTA bus driver was assaulted in the Loop while inspecting his vehicle Saturday night, according to police. Police said the bus driver, a 49-year-old man, stopped... Read more ...

Classical Notes: Two takes on Bach intense musical experiences

On two consecutive Sunday afternoons last month at the Union College Memorial Chapel, solo string players took deep and extended journeys into the music of J.S. Bach. Read more ...