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‘Because I care.’ Lubbock teacher’s success with mental health check-ins
Teachers at Cavazos Middle School in the Lubbock ISD are spotting red flags among students with mental health check-in boards in their classrooms.
Aug 17, 2019 23:59 UTC Mental-Health Read More

How women can achieve equality between the sheets so they enjoy their sex lives as much as men
WOMEN know all about the gender pay gap. We also know from bitter, dishwasher-stacking experience that women still do more of the unpaid housework.
Aug 17, 2019 23:44 UTC Health Read More

Google Pixel and Pixel XL compensation goes live
Did you buy a first-generation Google Pixel or Pixel XL manufactured before January 4, 2017? If so, then you can now file a class action compensation claim…
Aug 17, 2019 23:11 UTC Technology Read More

'Extreme' Bitcoin Warning Spooks Crypto Market
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency traders and investors are nervously watching prices after market sentiment appeared to take a turn for a worse, dropping to its lowest…
Aug 17, 2019 23:10 UTC Markets Read More

Let Pokemon Help Your Posture With This Slowpoke Computer Cushion
Slowpoke is a weird Pokemon, not so much because of its appearance, but rather its insanely slow demeanor. Barely managing to move whenever necessary,…
Aug 17, 2019 23:10 UTC Computing Read More

Last orders: Rise of closing auctions stirs worries in European stock markets
The final five minutes of trading have become the busiest time of day for stock market traders in Europe.
Aug 17, 2019 23:03 UTC Markets Read More

The rise of student entrepreneurs at British universities
For years, the red brick building on Hythe Bridge Street near the station in Oxford was a nightclub frequented by students searching for cheesy music and a late…
Aug 17, 2019 23:00 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Fans Petition Nintendo About Big Missing Feature
Animal Crossing fans are a passionate bunch, and thus it should come as no surprise that they have started a petition about a missing feature in Animal…
Aug 17, 2019 22:37 UTC Technology Read More

SoftBank to Lend Employees Up to $20 Billion for Fund, WSJ Says
SoftBank Group Corp. is planning to lend as much as $20 billion to its employees to buy stakes in its second venture capital fund following the success of an…
Aug 17, 2019 21:50 UTC Business Read More

Document: Vegas man allegedly planned to attack McDonald's
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A court document says a Las Vegas man accused of plotting to firebomb a synagogue or bar catering to LGBT customers also allegedly…
Aug 17, 2019 21:48 UTC Business Read More

Dragon Age 4 Lead Producer Leaves BioWare
Today, lead producer on Dragon Age 4, Fernando Melo, left BioWare, a company he has been at for the past 12 years. As you may know, this comes only two…
Aug 17, 2019 21:43 UTC Technology Read More

Trump Mused About 100% French Wine Tariff at Hamptons Fundraiser
President Donald Trump suggested he might impose a 100% tariff on French wine to retaliate for President Emmanuel Macron's tax on multinational technology…
Aug 17, 2019 21:31 UTC Business Read More

US cuts funding to Kenya’s Aids war, cites sharp drop in cases
The US government justifies the drop in funding to what it says are huge successes in bringing down the threat of HIV to controllable levels.
Aug 17, 2019 20:59 UTC Health Read More

Bugatti Centodieci Looks Even More Stunning at Pebble Beach
Pebble Beach is underway, which can only mean automakers have begun to pull back the covers. Bugatti is at the Quail with the hypercar everyone is talking…
Aug 17, 2019 20:46 UTC Business Read More

Healthy food choices for kids this holiday
It is the holiday season, one of the most exciting, adventurous, memorable and fun time of the year for kids. But many parents get stressed planning what to feed…
Aug 17, 2019 20:38 UTC Nutrition Read More

Pig hearts 'could be used in human transplants within three years' after gene breakthrough
Pig hearts adapted for human use could be available to patients within three years, the surgeon who pioneered heart transplantation in the UK has said.
Aug 17, 2019 20:30 UTC Health Read More

Crypto Markets Descending, With Bitcoin Price Sinking Below $10,200
Most major cryptocurrency markets have seen a slight drop today, with Bitcoin price falling below the $10200 point.
Aug 17, 2019 20:07 UTC Markets Read More

Health officials warn restaurant customers about Hep A case
LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) - Public health officials say customers who ate at a Lynnwood restaurant that was shut down because of a Hepatitis A infection could…
Aug 17, 2019 20:04 UTC Health Read More

Democrats, including three presidential candidates, want FCC to delay vote on T-Mobile-Sprint
Some Democrats are asking the FCC to delay voting on the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint until the regulatory agency collects comments on…
Aug 17, 2019 19:49 UTC Business Read More

Heads-Up: Scammers Are Manipulating Phone Number Voice Search For Google Assistant, Siri And Alexa
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) recently reported that voice assistants are accidentally dialing scammer phone numbers.
Aug 17, 2019 19:32 UTC Gadgets Read More

Why gold’s ‘strong undercurrent’ has some analysts eyeing $2,000 an ounce
Some gold bulls are setting their sights on $2000-an-ounce after the precious metal's recent rally.
Aug 17, 2019 19:25 UTC Business Read More

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 review round-up
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 is its upcoming flagship and is due for release in just under a week. The firm has passed its flagship around to several news outlets,…
Aug 17, 2019 18:29 UTC Technology Read More

Democratic Senators Urge FCC to Delay T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Vote, Seek Public Comment
In July, the Department of Justice cleared T-Mobile's planned takeover of Sprint, paving the way for the nation's third and fourth largest wireless carriers to merge…
Aug 17, 2019 18:29 UTC Business Read More

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