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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

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

Colorado city may require detention center disease reporting
AURORA, Colo. — A Colorado city is considering whether to require detention center employees to promptly notify health officials of infectious disease…
Aug 17, 2019 22:56 UTC Health Read More

Diablo III Season 18 Start Date Announced
It has been over seven years since Diablo III initially launched, and with it finding its way to all major consoles since then, the game has been able to retain a…
Aug 17, 2019 22:49 UTC Technology 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

Motorola has a solution for everyone that refuses to turn their phone to record smartphone videos
Smartphones have revolutionized the video industry, but it hasn't all been positive. Being able to capture video anywhere, anytime is excellent, and you can…
Aug 17, 2019 22:30 UTC Technology Read More

Google Assistant is much smarter than Siri and Alexa
Google is the best and most accurate smartphone assistant, according to new research from Loup Ventures.
Aug 17, 2019 21:39 UTC Gadgets Read More

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund: WSJ
Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision…
Aug 17, 2019 21:21 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

Alabama native ready to lead NASA back to the moon
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, hands off the space agency's astronaut lunar landing program Aug. 16, 2019 to Human Landing Systems Program…
Aug 17, 2019 20:44 UTC Science Read More

Report: US expected to give Huawei another 90-day export license
Back in May, the US government placed an export ban on Huawei barring US companies (and companies using US-origin technology) from doing business with…
Aug 17, 2019 20:35 UTC Business Read More

NAMI golf tournament helps support local mental health programs
GRANBY, Mass. (WWLP) – A golf tournament in Hampshire County is hoping to raise awareness and funds for people struggling with their mental health.
Aug 17, 2019 20:31 UTC Mental-Health 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

Asteroid shock: NASA preparing for ‘colossal God of Chaos’ rock to arrive in next 10 years
NASA has already begun preparations for the arrival of asteroid 99942 Apophis - dubbed the 'God of Chaos' asteroid - which will skim past the earth in 10 years.
Aug 17, 2019 19:36 UTC Science Read More

The best back to school gadgets under $30
We're halfway through August, which means many college students are already on campus -- and the rest will be joining them by Labor Day. But whether you're…
Aug 17, 2019 18:58 UTC Gadgets Read More

Aides convinced Trump to postpone tariffs by warning they could 'ruin' Christmas: CNN TheHill
President Trump's decision to delay tariffs may have been partially driven by concerns that implementing such tariffs would hurt Christmas,
Aug 17, 2019 18:55 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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