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NYC sets up flood barriers in Lower Manhattan ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias
Temporary flood barriers are being set up in Lower Manhattan in preparation for a possible storm surge from Tropical Storm Isaias, which is expected to dump several inches of wind-swept rain on the Big Apple, Mayor de Blasio said Monday. “We are not taking any chances at all,” Hizzoner said. “I want to remind everybody...
Gisele Bündchen pens birthday note to ‘love of my life’ Tom Brady
Gisele Bündchen is rolling out the birthday love for husband Tom Brady.
Singapore to make travelers wear electronic tags to enforce quarantine
SINGAPORE – Singapore will make some incoming travelers wear an electronic monitoring device to ensure that they comply with coronavirus quarantines as the city-state gradually reopens its borders, authorities said on Monday. From August 11, the devices will be given to incoming travelers, including citizens and residents, from a select group of countries who will...
Feline drug smuggler escapes from high-security prison
The alleged criminal mastermind behind the scheme had also used an eagle in the past.
19 shot, one fatally, in bloody Sunday across NYC
A man was gunned down overnight in the Bronx, one of 19 people — including several teens — shot across the city on a bloody Sunday, cops confirmed early Monday. The unidentified man was blasted in the chest and arm on East 179th Street near Hughes Avenue in Belmont around 11:45 p.m., cops said. He...
‘Bachelor’ alum Amanda Stanton is dating attorney Oren Agman
Amanda Stanton is no longer single. The “Bachelor” alum debuted a picture with her new man, Oren Agman, on her Instagram on Sunday. “Summer nights,” she captioned the photo of the couple overlooking a sunset while on a boat in Newport Beach, California. According to LinkedIn, Agman, 33, is a New York-based attorney. He got...
COVID-19 reunites sisters from Nebraska who haven’t seen each other in 53 years
Two Nebraska sisters have reunited 53 years after one of them was born – and they have the coronavirus to thank for the joyous occasion, according to reports. Doris Crippen, 73, said she developed what she thought was the flu in early May and spent days in her bed feeling exhausted, the Washington Post reported....
India’s decision to check the power of Chinese tech should be followed by other democracies
The weaponization of information is real. It could compromise millions of unsuspecting citizens using Chinese platforms.
Apple Fire in California forces thousands to flee
As of Monday morning, the blaze was just 5% contained.
Beauty corporations remove "fair" and "white" from branding after Black Lives Matter backlash
Major cosmetics companies are under fire for making billions of dollars selling skin-lightening products that anti-racism activists say promote colorism. Corporations like L'Oreal and Johnson and Johnson are now promising to either discontinue or rename their lines of bleaching creams, CBS News foreign correspondent Imtiaz Tyab reports. Tyab shares why some companies are facing criticism for supporting the Black Lives Matter movement while continuing to sell these products.
The FDA's list of dangerous hand sanitizers has now grown to more than 100
The agency's list of hand sanitizers now includes those that contain insufficient levels of alcohol.
Next big COVID-19 treatment may be manufactured antibodies
As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, the next big advance in battling the pandemic could come from a class of biotech therapies widely used against cancer and other disorders – antibodies designed specifically to attack this new virus. Development of monoclonal antibodies to target the virus has been endorsed by leading scientists. Anthony Fauci,...
NJ teen who killed neighbor instigated fight to be ‘TikTok famous’: lawyer
A New Jersey teenager who stabbed to death a corrections officer neighbor had deliberately instigated the fatal fight — hoping it would make him “TikTok famous,” according to lawyers of the dead man’s family. Zachary Latham had just turned 18 when he stabbed to death William “Timmy” Durham Sr., 51, who had been with his...
Nancy Pelosi explains her 'lack of confidence' in Dr. Birx
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi addresses her recent criticisms that she doesn't have confidence in Dr. Deborah Birx's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Scientists inspired by ‘Star Wars’ create artificial skin that can feel
SINGAPORE – Singapore researchers have developed “electronic skin” capable of recreating a sense of touch, an innovation they hope will allow people with prosthetic limbs to detect objects, as well as feel texture, or even temperature and pain. The device, dubbed ACES, or Asynchronous Coded Electronic Skin, is made up of 100 small sensors and...
What LinkedIn members are saying about returning to the office during the COVID-19 pandemic
LinkedIn News Editor-at-Large Caroline Fairchild shares new data on what LinkedIn members are saying about returning to the office, as well as tips on how to discuss working remotely with your boss.
Keke Palmer ‘expected’ her ‘Good Morning America’ show to be canceled
"We're in a different time now, so some of the conversation has changed."
Black man afraid to walk in his neighborhood starts movement
After the death of George Floyd, Nashville resident Shawn Dromgoole posted to social media saying he was afraid to walk alone in his gentrified community because of the color of his skin. Jamie Wax shares how a panicked moment turned into a movement.
The $349 Pixel 4a shines with a sharp display, smooth performance and an impressive camera
All the major tech companies seem to have a renewed interest in affordable phones. In April, Apple delivered the $399 iPhone SE, a value-packed model on par with the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. Samsung continued the trend with its Galaxy A family. Motorola has several new G devices. And TCL, the brand most known for TVs, entered the smartphone market with the 10L and 10 Pro.
Diego is the Best Part of Netflix’s ‘Umbrella Academy’
Oh look, someone in this superhero show actually wants to be a hero.
Eaten water beetles stay alive by escaping through the predator's anus
Few animals survive being eaten by their predators, but a species of water beetles has adapted to stay alive, a new study finds.
Eaten water beetles stay alive by escaping through the predator's anus
Because of their small size, water beetles might have been kicked around since they were born — but thanks to abnormal survival strategies, they're "stayin' alive" after predators eat them.
Another hedge fund is sweeping up newspapers. This time, journalists are cautiously optimistic
Hedge fund ownership of newspaper groups typically spells doom for the newsrooms. Just ask some of the former employees at the Denver Post who famously revolted against owner Alden Global Capital's order to cut staff.
The Arab world's first nuclear plant splits the atom
The United Arab Emirates has started-up its nuclear reactor, just weeks after sending up the first Arab interplanetary mission to Mars.
Pollak: Big Tech Censorship is the IRS Scandal of 2020
Big Tech is censoring conservatives. The pattern is reminiscent of the IRS scandal that emerged in 2013. Democrats are, once again, trying to suppress the conservative grass roots.
Georgia teen loses both parents to COVID-19 within four days
A Georgia teen lost his parents to the coronavirus within the span of four days, despite both taking daily safety precautions to protect themselves amid the pandemic. Justin Hunter, a 17-year-old at Johns Creek High School, where he plays football, said he and his parents tested positive for COVID-19 roughly two weeks ago, but he...
Naya Rivera fans hold vigil at Lake Piru where the actress drowned last month
Naya Rivera fans gathered on Saturday at Lake Piru near Los Angeles, Calif. to honor the late “Glee” star.
Afghan Troops Retake Prison Attacked by Islamic State After Battle
The prison is believed to be holding hundreds of IS members
Hong Kong police issue arrest warrant for US citizen amid crackdown on activists
Hong Kong police have issued an arrest warrant for a US citizen involved in pro-democracy activism, part of a wider crackdown on those who are suspected of violating a new national security law, Chinese state media reported Friday. Samuel Chu, one of six pro-democracy activists and the managing director of the DC-based Hong Kong Democracy...
Judge Esther Salas makes emotional plea after son slain, husband shot
Judge Esther Salas says her son can not have died in vain.
Florida fisherman bitten by shark after previously getting bitten by gator
Everything wants to take a bite out of this guy.
Twitter is sounding off about who should replace Ellen DeGeneres
Yes, #ReplaceEllen is trending — but is Drew Barrymore already ahead of the pack?
How college campuses can reopen safely
Many schools can reopen safely with rapid, less expensive tests administered on a regular basis, write David Paltiel and Rochelle Walensky.
New Hampshire legalizes 'flying cars' for the road
The vehicles can hit the highway, but not use it as a runway.
This village in India plants 111 trees every time a girl is born
In many parts of India, baby boys are favored over girls, who—due to the dowry system—can be seen as a financial burden on families. But the people of Piplantri are fighting this prejudice. In Piplantri, villagers celebrate the birth of their girls by planting 111 trees for each infant. The ritual began after Shyam Sunder Paliwal lost his teenage daughter, Kiran, and planted a tree in her honor. Today, he is leading the charge to ensure the girls of Piplantri are protected from harm and educated so they can grow up to be independent and self-sufficient. The trees are now becoming a source of beauty, sustenance and growth for the girls and the village as a whole.
Trump rips ‘pathetic’ Deborah Birx for response over Nancy Pelosi criticism
President Trump on Monday assailed his White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx, tweeting that she only faulted the US COVID-19 response to please Democrats. Trump’s public rebuke of Birx sharply contrasts with his frequent denial of tension with fellow task force member Anthony Fauci, who emerged as a hero to Trump critics...
Biden VP pick announcement not likely this week: source
Don't expect presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to name his running mate this week.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson headlines group buying the XFL
The Rock cooked up a plan to save the XFL. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson headlines an ownership group that has agreed to purchase the XFL for $15 million, according to an announcement from RedBird Capital Partners. The winning bid for all assets of the XFL’s parent company is subject to bankruptcy court approval at a...
One of America's most storied brands is no more
Sprint is a storied American brand, one that could cease to exist if its $26 billion merger with T-Mobile is approved. If the merger goes through, it would mark the end of several bruising decades for Sprint. However, even if the deal fails, the future of Sprint will still be up in the air.
One of America's most storied brands is no more
Sprint was a storied American brand, but it is no longer. T-Mobile, which closed its $30 billion merger with the wireless carrier in April, officially retired the Sprint brand Monday.
Portland protests turning more peaceful, while demonstrators express frustration at turnout: reports
Protests are becoming increasingly peaceful in Portland following more than two months of unrest between demonstrators and law enforcement in the wake of George Floyd’s death, reports say.
White House trade adviser: The issue with Microsoft is this
Peter Navarro, White House trade adviser, discusses Microsoft's potential purchase of TikTok, noting that there is "suspicious stuff" between China and Microsoft. He questioned whether Microsoft should "divest its Chinese holdings" if it buys the app.
Larry Bird bears shocking resemblance to this tomato, NBA fans say
NBA Twitter is known for having a weird segment of the league’s fans and it lived up to the hype Sunday when one social media user pointed out that one of his tomatoes appeared to look like Larry Bird.
Apple Fire in California sending 'large area of smoke' to Phoenix, hundreds of miles away
An explosive wildfire that's caused thousands to evacuate in Southern California is sending smoke hundreds of miles to the east, causing smokey skies in Arizona.
Ashley Graham says her stretch marks make her feel like a ‘superhero’
The supermodel mom posed with her 7-month-old son Isaac for the first-ever digital issue of Elle.