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The Latest: India doctors ask for support as 196…

The Indian Medical Association says 196 doctors have died of COVID-19 so far and, in an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requested adequate care for physicians and their families

Drinking in Moderation Can Be Healthy

New research points towards moderate alcohol consumption as a heathy lifestyle choice.

Shearouse: LCS school year off to great start

Twitter Advises Android Users to Update App to…

Twitter Advises Android Users to Update App to Stop Hackers From Accessing Private Info . Twitter made the announcement via blog post. We recently discovered and fixed a vulnerability in Twitter for Android related to an underlying Android OS security issue affecting OS versions 8 and 9. Our understanding is 96% of people using Twitter for Android already have an Android security patch installed that protects them from this vulnerability. , Twitter, via blog post. For the other 4%, this vulnerability could allow an attacker, through a malicious app installed on your device, to access private Twitter data on your device (like Direct Messages) by working around Android system permissions that protect against this, Twitter, via blog post. To keep your Twitter data safe, please update to the latest version of Twitter for Android on all Android devices that you use to access Twitter. This issue did not impact Twitter for iOS or Twitter.com, Twitter, via blog post. The announcement comes just days after hackers viewed the private messages of 36 accounts

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s false push on preexisting…

President Donald Trump is teasing the possibility of executive action to require health insurance companies to cover preexisting conditions

Can Coffee Help Fight Disease?

Everyone’s favorite morning pick-me-up may contain added benefits.

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World's Fastest Supercomputer Joins the Fight…

World's Fastest Supercomputer Joins the Fight Against COVID-19 Japan's Fugaku supercomputer recently surpassed a U.S. IBM machine as the world's fasted computer. Now, it's being used to help tackle the global health crisis. Satoshi Matsuoka, head of Riken Center for Computational Science, commented about the computer's capabilities. Satoshi Matsuoka, via statement Fugaku is already being used to develop a better understanding of how coronavirus can be halted in specific environments such as office spaces. Researchers hope it will help to identify potential treatments for the disease in 2021. Fugaku is able to carry out 2.8 times more calculations per second than the IBM computer known as Summit.

Trump allows some unemployment pay, defers…

President Donald Trump has issued executive orders to revive an expired unemployment benefit and defer some payroll taxes, contending he must act because lawmakers have failed to agree on a new coronavirus relief package

Diet Tips For Women Over 50

As your metabolism starts to slow down, changes should be made to sustain a healthy lifestyle.

Colleges to reopen amid uncertainty

Adobe Officially Confirms the End of Flash Player

Adobe Officially Confirms the End of Flash Player In 2017, the computer software company announced it would cease to produce updates for the Flash Player. Now, Adobe has confirmed that the flash player will no longer be supported after December 31. Adobe, via statement Adobe gave three years' notice to Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft so they could "migrate existing Flash content as needed to new, open standards."

BBC radio host quits over use of racist term in…

British radio host Sideman has quit the BBC over the corporation’s decision to include a racial slur in a news report about a racist attack

Republicans break ranks over Covid-19 - Subtitled

Mansfield opens up storm relief centers

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Xbox Celebrates Pride Month With $250K Donation…

Xbox Celebrates Pride Month With $250K Donation and More In addition to the donation, Microsoft is "honoring" Pride month by unveiling plans for its gaming division, including a curated list of inclusive titles across both its console and PC collections. Microsoft store category manager Garron Ballard provided updates via the Xbox website. Garron Ballard, via Xbox website Garron Ballard, via Xbox website He also addressed the company's gaming roster, and revealed these titles will be highlighted throughout the month. Garron Ballard, via Xbox website Garron Ballard, via Xbox website

Shipyard, union reach tentative deal to end…

Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works and production workers have reached a tentative agreement aimed at ending a strike that stretched for more than a month during a global pandemic

COVID-19: Education Losses_LONG

The COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to end early, but the rapidly approaching school year has many worried about educational achievement gaps. Video included sound from Dr. Karen Rambo-Hernandez a professor at Texas A&M and Dr. Jim Soland a research fellow for NWEA.

Lady Wildcats aiming to repeat as state champs

Facebook Allows Users to Turn off Political Ads

Facebook Allows Users to Turn off Political Ads Mark Zuckerberg announced that the app will give people the choice to mute ads promoting parties they are not interested in. Mark Zuckerberg, via 'USA Today' The social network's sister app, Instagram, will also have this function. It's currently rolling out in the U.S., but it will be made available in other countries later this year.

Mauritius scrambles to counter oil spill from…

Anxious residents of the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius are stuffing fabric sacks with sugar cane leaves to create makeshift oil spill barriers as tons of fuel leak from a grounded ship

Reduce Anxiety With Gratitude

People who express gratitude are less likely to feel anxious or depressed.

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Virus causing financial pain even for people…

At a time when unemployment is high and a federal jobless benefit has just expired, one category of American workers has been largely overlooked: People who still have jobs but whose financial struggles have nevertheless escalated in the face of the pandemic

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Flying During COVID-19

Americans are feeling unsafe about getting on a plane during a pandemic.

Asia Today: Sources of many cases in Victoria…

The premier of Australia’s Victoria state says more than 2,700 active cases have no known source and remain the primary concern of health authorities

Profit up 87% at Buffett's firm, but virus slows…

Warren Buffett’s company reported an 87% jump in its second-quarter profit as the value of its investment portfolio increased with the stock market