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Social Media Superspreaders - Misinformation Monitor

One year later, Facebook and Twitter are still ignoring warnings about half of the accounts they knew spread COVID-19 misinformation, keeping their users' health at risk.
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Mesmerizing Video of Starling's Hypnotic Flight Baffles the Internet
The video has been viewed over 7 million times and despite viewers claiming there to be "no scientific explanation," an expert told Newsweek there is.
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WATCH: Bulldog can’t wait to dive into freshly fallen snow
Garcia, the bulldog, couldn’t wait to jump into the freshly fallen snow after a winter storm dropped nearly a foot of snow in Toronto.
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IMF slashes global growth forecast due to Omicron, inflation
The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecast for 2022 due to slowing economic recovery in the US and China as well as the rise in COVID-19 cases and lingering disruptions in the supply chain.
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Vaccinated First-Time Mother With COVID Intubated Days After Delivering Baby
"After years of fertility struggles and finally giving birth, COVID-19 has robbed Alex of the joy of being a first-time Mom," a fundraiser for the family said.
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China to allow gene-edited crops in push for food security
China has published trial rules for the approval of gene-edited plants, paving the way for faster improvements to crops as it seeks to bolster its food security
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Hollywood Minute: 'Captain America' joins up with 'The Rock'
Chris Evans joins Dwayne Johnson on 'Red One,' Oscar winner Emerald Fennell plans her next film, and the 2022 Disability Film Challenge is looking for superheroes!
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Capitol police officer Eugene Goodman speaks publicly for first time since Jan. 6 insurrection
"It could have easily been a bloodbath," Goodman said on the "3 Brothers No Sense" podcast, his first interview since the deadly Capitol siege.
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Bomb cyclone could bring powerful nor'easter to Northeast cities this weekend
A rapidly intensifying storm known as a bomb cylcone could bring crippling winter weather across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic this weekend. Snow, ice, strong winds and flooding are all on the table, giving rise to potentially hazardous travel conditions in those regions.
CDC asked to release race and gender data on long covid
Reps. Ayanna Pressley and Don Beyer called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to release data on the prevalence of long covid in the United States, broken down by race and other demographic factors.
Cure for sanctimonious Hollywood? Let Ricky Gervais host the Oscars
If Hollywood wants to save the Oscars, they need the one man they’d never, ever want to host.
How It Feels to Be an Asian Student in an Elite Public School
Stuyvesant, Brooklyn Tech and other schools across the country are under pressure to end entrance exams. Students have complicated feelings about that.
El Chapo conviction upheld
El Chapo conviction upheld.
All the celebrities at Paris Fashion Week 2022: Julia Fox, Kanye West, more
See all the A-listers who sat front row to see the latest creations from Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton and more.
How 24 hours in January became a nightmare for Donald Trump
Former President Donald Trump is entangled in several legal battles that are all unfolding in ways that could be his biggest impediment to a run in 2024. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza details how three of those battles became more troublesome for Trump within 24 hours.
Ukraine thwarts destabilization plot by Russian-backed crime group: officials
Ukrainian security officials announced Tuesday they had stopped an attempt by a Russian-backed crime organization to destabilize the country amid worries of an invasion by Moscow.
New mom Jeannie Mai says ‘nothing prepared’ her for postpartum
The talk show host and Jeezy tied the knot in April 2021 following her divorce from her first husband, Freddy Harteis, in 2017.
Nor’easter could wallop New England with heavy snow and wind Saturday
Odds are increasing that a foot of snow could fall near the coastline with possible blizzard conditions
Rams' ticket policy for NFC Championship game restricting 49ers' fans removed after tickets sell out: report
The Los Angeles Rams implemented a restriction on ticket sales for Sunday’s NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers, seemingly as a way to keep the opposing team’s fans away.
‘MDLNY’ star Fredrik Eklund quits show after a decade on Bravo
"After an amazing 11 years, I've decided it's time for the next chapter in my life, and to leave Million Dollar Listing. It's an end of an era and a new start for me," Eklund wrote.
Aaron Jeffery frustrated with latest setback but even more motivated for UFC goal
Aaron Jeffery admits his second trip to Dana White's Contender Series was a frustrating experience but not one he sees changing his plan.       Related Stories'I didn't realize how beat up my knee was': T.J. Dillashaw eyes mid-year return, not yet training full timePFL announces multi-year renewal with ESPN; 2022 season kicks off on April 20Video: Cup check! Watch Francis Ngannou blast a 'Jackass Forever' cast member in the groin - Enclosure
10 Oath Keepers plead not guilty to sedition charges
Ten Oath Keepers, including leader Stewart Rhodes, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to new charges, including seditious conspiracy, related to the January 6, 2021, attack at the US Capitol.
FDA halts use of Regeneron, Eli Lilly COVID antibody drugs
The FDA says it has halted the use of COVID-19 antibody drugs made by Regeneron and Eli Lilly because they don't work against the Omicron variant.
TikToker Calls on Gen Z to Flood Glenn Youngkin's Tip Line for Reporting Teachers
Julianna told Newsweek such tip-lines do not benefit constituents, "but rather turn them against each other."
Rachel Lindsay claims Raven Gates wrote about her ‘black skin’ in journal
The former "Bachelorette" is finally shedding some light on her falling out with Gates, who was also a contestant on Nick Viall's "Bachelor" season in 2017.
FBI Seeks to Recover 'Potentially Explosive Military' Bombs From Homes
"This initiative is not designed to gather evidence or prosecute people," Interim Special Agent in Charge Spencer Evans of the FBI St. Louis division said.
The 12 best KitchenAid Mixer attachments for baking and cooking in 2022
Make your kitchen appliance dreams come true.
'Sit on It Like an Egg': Internet Offers Help to Person Whose AirPod Is Trapped in Ice
"Cut around it, lift the ice out, wait for it to melt and then dry out the AirPod," suggested one commenter.
2022 Has Not Begun Well for the Trump Family
Just weeks into the new year, several of Donald Trump's children have become integral parts of the multiple investigations the former president is facing.
EU wants test-free travel for vaccinated residents
Under the new guidance, which comes into effect on February 1, restrictions would be lifted for EU residents who hold a valid EU Digital Covid Certificate in a "coordinated approach to facilitate safe free movement" across Europe.
Brooklyn Navy Yard explosion seriously injures worker: officials
The blast happened in the FDNY Marine Unit’s mechanic area around 8:30 a.m. as a 55-year-old civilian mechanic was working on a vessel that was in dry dock, authorities said.
Joe Biden Has Given Up Healing America
The president may have abandoned hopes of working with the GOP as he recently criticized his opponents in an address asking: "What are Republicans for?"
'My Hands Are Shaking': Internet Backs Girl Accused of 'Overreacting' After Icy Hot Prank
"If my sons pulled this crap, the consequences would be catastrophic," a Redditor commented.
Russia expresses 'profound concern' over troop movements; diplomacy ongoing: What we know
NATO and Russian forces are preparing for a potential conflict in Ukraine as the Kremlin awaits a formal response from the Biden administration.
Afghan women’s taekwondo goes underground after Taliban takeover
Afghan girls have been receiving taekwondo training at a location in Kabul despite the Taliban's banning of women's sports.
A college town killing, a dad vanishes: What happened in Seasons 1-3 of 'Accused' podcast
The first three seasons of "Accused" put three mysterious killings under the microscope. The podcast returns in 2022 after a two-year hiatus.
McConnell plots GOP midterm strategy amid Trump's primary influence
Former President Donald Trump has been relentless in his attacks against Senate Minority Mitch McConnell, making Republicans uneasy as they battle for the majority in the November midterms.
What can be salvaged on voting reform?
Democrats may need to settle for half a loaf.
US stocks remain volatile as Federal Reserve meeting kicks off
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged nearly 400 points as of 10:30 a.m. ET. Investors are dropping risky assets as the Federal Reserve begins its two-day policy meeting.
The 16 best lingerie brands and where to buy them for Valentine’s Day
Goodbye sweatpants, hello lingerie.
Internet Backs Childless Woman Telling Mom Her Hobbies Just As Important As Kids
The woman was shocked to learn her friend also felt her actions at work were inappopriate.
Alex Jones met with 1/6 committee and says he pleaded the Fifth 'almost 100 times'
Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones met virtually on Monday with the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, he announced on his podcast.
"Star Trek: Prodigy" hopes to reach new generation
Star Trek looks to reach a new generation of Trekkies in the Paramount+ original animated series "Star Trek: Prodigy." Dee Bradley Baker, the voice actor behind "Murk," one of the show's characters, joins CBS News to discuss the animated series.
Experts Are Ringing Alarms About Elon Musk’s Brain Implants
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyThe dystopian television show Black Mirror has begun to feel less like fantasy as Elon Musk’s brain-implant startup, Neuralink, gears up for human trials. Soon the coin-shaped devices could allow patients to operate computers using only their thoughts.But in spite of the never-ending momentum for the world’s richest man, scientists are worried about the company’s oversight, the potential impact on trial participants, and whether society has meaningfully grappled with the stakes of fusing Big Tech with human brains.“I don't think there is sufficient public discourse on what the big picture implications of this kind of technology becoming available [are],” said Dr. Karola Kreitmair, assistant professor of medical history and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here
Spotify Unlikely To Drop Joe Rogan Over Neil Young's Ultimatum
Neil Young has 6,057,481 monthly listeners on the platform, while The Joe Rogan Experience is the biggest podcast in the world.
London cops to probe Downing Street parties during 2020 COVID lockdown
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said her officers would look into "potential breaches of COVID-19 regulations" at parties held on Downing Street during 2020.
Florida senator pushes new law after nude images stolen from her
The bill sponsored by Book, a Democrat, would strengthen Florida's revenge porn law​.
Vanessa Demopoulos quit job as stripper ahead of massive UFC moment
The topic came up when a reporter asked Demopoulos, 33, if she has a gymnastics background after she jumped into a split at her weigh-in and after her win.
‘Fight Club’ ending changed in China with new fate for Tyler Durden
The first rule of "Fight Club" is you do not talk about changing the ending of "Fight Club."