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COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise in first peer-reviewed research

A potential COVID-19 vaccine, delivered by microscopic needles, produces antibodies specific to the virus when tested in mice. This is the first peer-reviewed paper describing a COVID-19 vaccine candidate. The next step is a human clinical trial.

Trump left his bunker and people along the route expressed themselves loud and clear

Donald Trump’s ego was bruised after it was widely reported he hid in a bunker on Friday night as a large crowd appeared outside the White House to protest the death of George Floyd in Minnesota, Breonna Taylor in Kentucky, and the systemic racism and brut

'We're not leaving!’: Hundreds take to streets in DC in defiance of curfew order as protests rage on (WATCH LIVE)

Large crowds of demonstrators have gathered around various locations in Washington, DC, disregarding a curfew now in effect in the capital, as nationwide unrest over police brutality continues across dozens of cities. Read Full Article at RT.com

Bird shuts down Circ operations in Middle East, scraps as many as 10,000 scooters

Bird has shut down scooter sharing in several cities in the Middle East, an operation that was managed by Circ, the micromobility startup it acquired in January. About 100 Circ employees have been laid off and as many as 10,000 Circ scooters have been sent t

The psychology of protesters — and the psychology of people who hate them

Psychologists tell Salon what drives protesters, and what drives others to take oppositional stances

Andretti expects tire deg at Texas despite shortened stints

Andretti, heading into his 15th season as an IndyCar driver, said: “Texas always puts on a heck of a show. I actually like how it's been running. It's almost running like a high-speed short oval now because there's a decent amount of deg (tire degradation)

'Hands up, don't shoot!’: Hundreds take to streets in DC as protests rage on in defiance of curfew order (WATCH LIVE)

Large crowds of demonstrators have gathered around various locations in Washington, DC, disregarding a curfew now in effect in the capital, as nationwide unrest over police brutality continues across dozens of cities. Read Full Article at RT.com

Behaviors and traits that influence social status, according to evolutionary psychologists

Beyond fame and fortune, certain traits and behaviors may have pervasive influence in climbing the social ladder, according to a study by evolutionary psychologists.

New research deepens understanding of Earth's interaction with the solar wind

Scientists have reproduced a process that occurs in space to deepen understanding of what happens when the Earth encounters the solar wind.

Scientists engineer human cells with squid-like transparency

Scientists described how they drew inspiration from cephalopod skin to endow mammalian cells with tunable transparency and light-scattering characteristics.

Election officials: Barr's warning of foreign hacking of mail-in ballots is 'preposterous'

In an apparent attempt to distract from the very threat of foreign intervention by states like Russia to help Donald Trump win in 2020, Attorney General William Barr is making up bullshit about the vulnerability of mail-in ballots. «We've been talking a

Steelers RB Conner focusing on present, not uncertain future

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner says he's in the best shape of his life thanks in part to the quarantine surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic

Uniform Law Commission takes next step in crafting college athlete compensation law

The commission that promotes uniformity among state laws took another step toward crafting legislation allowing compensation for college athletes.

Seahawks sign fourth-round pick TE Colby Parkinson

The Seattle Seahawks have signed tight end Colby Parkinson, the first of the team’s draft picks to sign

Sacramento Kings part ways with play-by-play announcer after 'All Lives Matter' tweet

On the same day organizations, leagues, and athletes throughout the sports world honored George Floyd, the unarmed African-American man who was killed while in Minneapolis police custody on May 25, with «Blackout Tuesday» social media posts, one i

Longtime Sacramento Kings announcer Grant Napear resigns over ‘All Lives Matter’ tweet

To his credit, Napear has expressed remorse for his tweet.

Supercross return in Utah goes smoothly

Supercross has made a smooth return to racing, even without fans in the stands

Venture firms rush to find ways to support Black founders and investors

As protests against police brutality and economic manifestations of systemic racism in the U.S. continue, venture capital firms are joining the chorus of technology industry advocates lending their support to the cause. For the past three days, technology com

BBC releases first beta of its Beeb voice assistant to UK Windows Insider members

Back in August 2019, the BBC made some waves with the news that it was developing a voice assistant called Beeb, an English language “Alexa” of its own that could interact with and control its array of radio and TV services, and its on-demand cata

Pulmonary embolism and COVID-19

Researchers say early diagnosis of a life-threatening blood clot in the lungs led to swifter treatment intervention in COVID-19 patients. A new study finds that 51 percent of patients found to have a pulmonary embolism, or PE, were diagnosed in the Emergency

No, the 4 Series' huge grille won't proliferate across BMW's lineup - Roadshow

BMW's head of design, Domagoj Dukec, said the company wanted the 4 Series to have «a very particular kidney.»

2021 BMW 4 Series revealed with controversial grille, mild-hybrid tech - Roadshow

With its turbocharged engines, luxurious appointments and robust in-car and driver-assistance tech, BMW's new 4 Series proves it's what's behind that grille that counts.

Porsche 911 Targa 4S Heritage Design Edition turns back time - Roadshow

Cherry Metallic, gold badges: It's still the 1950s when it comes to this special edition.

Live coverage: June 2, 2020 primaries

Eight different states are holding downballot primaries tonight, and we’ll be liveblogging the results. Due to the coronavirus, many voters are choosing to vote by mail, and each state has different deadlines for the return of mail ballots. As a result, we

U.S. officials flat out lie about their assault on First Amendment peaceful assembly

U.S. officials crossed the Rubicon this week when they not only abetted and perpetrated an assault on peaceful protesters Monday evening outside the White House but subsequently lied about their role in the attack Tuesday.  The chaotic scene of federal poli

Ahead of its 2015 debut, Atlassian’s IPO deck detailed a financial rocketship

TechCrunch recently dug into Atlassian’s IPO deck, detailing how the company prepped the document and took it on the road. It’s worth your time. Read it. It’s always interesting to dig into a company’s IPO documents and decks after the

Elliott aiming to be among drivers always with shot to win

Chase Elliott has been tantalizingly close to winning NASCAR races so many times it's hard for him not to be disappointed

Report: Rutgers softball needs change, but not discipline

Report: Rutgers softball needs change, but not discipline

Safety board asks helicopter makers to install 'black boxes'

Safety board asks helicopter makers to install 'black boxes'

Donald Trump’s daughter Tiffany posts BLACK SQUARE on Instagram... instantly gets patted on the back as ‘best Trump’

Tiffany Trump joined the #BlackoutTuesday trend while her dad slammed “hoodlums” turning George Floyd protests violent, inspiring liberals to hail his youngest daughter as the “best Trump” — for posting a black square. Read Full Article at RT.com

Safe: Bowling Green baseball saved by donors after being cut

Bowling Green's baseball program has been saved

Naismith Hall of Fame ponders date for Catchings, Class of 2020 induction

Because of the pandemic, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony is being postponed, either to October or the spring.

Celtics coach: Empathy means more than basketball right now

Celtics coach: Empathy means more than basketball right now

Predator or prank? ‘Black Lives Matter’ podcaster orders woman to get on her knees & APOLOGIZE for white privilege

A man claiming to work for Black Lives Matter filmed himself accosting a woman on the street in New York City, ordering her to kneel and apologize for her white privilege. Her compliance has the internet speculating feverishly. Read Full Article at RT.com

NFL tells teams training camps must be at club facilities amid pandemic

Currently, the Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers are scheduled to open the preseason with the Hall of Fame Game on Aug. 6. 

NFL to teams: Hold training camps at home

All 32 NFL teams have been told by Commissioner Roger Goodell to hold training camps at their home facilities because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Unpublished watchdog report continues to expose horrors of family separation policy, two years later

Two years after the Trump administration made the state-sanctioned kidnapping of children at the border official U.S. policy, the horrors around this crime against humanity continue to be exposed. According to an unpublished Homeland Security watchdog repor

Tuesday primary preview: White nationalist Rep. Steve King faces a tough fight in Iowa

Eight different states are holding primaries on Tuesday in key races for state and federal office, giving us our first major downballot primary night in some time. Below you'll find our guide to the most important contests in Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland,

Banned track coach Salazar gets court date for doping appeal

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Banned track and field coach Alberto Salazar will try to overturn his four-year suspension at sport’s highest court in November. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Tuesday it will hear appeals from Salazar and endocrinologi

More than half of Americans SUPPORT SENDING MILITARY to aid police in dealing with George Floyd protests – poll

Over 50 percent of Americans would like to see the army deployed to the streets of US cities to help police tackle the riots raging across the country following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. Read Full Article at RT.com

NBA proposes return-to-play plan that would complete NBA Finals by Oct. 12

During the first month or two following the suspension of the season, reports suggested that the NBA preferred not to have the 2019-20 season run beyond Labor Day. The new timeline reflects the league’s changing stance on that issue.
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