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Look: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Jennifer Aniston pose for 'Fast Times' table read photo

3 days ago from UPI

Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Jennifer Aniston and their star-studded castmates took a virtual cast photo for the upcoming "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" table read.

Jessica Brown Findlay marries Ziggy Heath at London wedding

3 days ago from UPI

Jessica Brown Findlay, who played Lady Sybil Crawley on "Downton Abbey," married actor Ziggy Heath.

Gender harassment and institutional betrayal in high school take toll on mental health

3 days ago from Science Daily

High school students who endure gender harassment in schools that don't respond well enter college and adulthood with potential mental health challenges, according to a study. Researchers found that 97...

Look: Joy-Anna Duggar holds daughter Evelyn after birth

3 days ago from UPI

"Counting On" star Joy-Anna Duggar shared footage from the day she gave birth to Evelyn, her daughter with Austin Forsyth.

Teacher stress linked with higher risk of student suspensions, researcher finds

3 days ago from Physorg

Just how stressed are teachers? A recent Gallup poll found teachers are tied with nurses for the most stressful occupation in America today. Unfortunately, that stress can have a trickle-down...

Facebook anniversaries inspire reflection, nostalgia

3 days ago from Science Blog

Posted on Facebook, milestones such as birthdays and anniversaries prompt users to reflect on the passage of time and the patterns of their lives – and help the social media...

Higher education was already ripe for disruption—then, COVID-19 happened

3 days ago from Physorg

Back in the spring, when COVID-19 was emerging around the world and leading to widespread shutdowns, schools at all levels had to adapt quickly. Classes went online. Students were sent...

Bilingualism: Why boosting the rights of minority language speakers could help save Gaelic in Scotland

3 days ago from Physorg

In recent months there has been talk of a "Gaelic crisis" in Scotland, based on a study that predicts Gaelic may be disappearing across the country. I do not speak...

Bedside table lamps to brighten your sleep space

3 days ago from PopSci

Great lamps for next to your bed. (Adam Winger via Unsplash/)As with any item related to your sleep, you’ll want to make the right investment—and that includes a bedside lamp. Whether you’re...

Dustin Johnson wins PGA Tour Player of the Year

3 days ago from UPI

The PGA Tour has awarded Dustin Johnson with Player of the Year honors after the world's top golfer claimed the FedEx Cup title last week in Atlanta.

How leaders can encourage strong teams during the pandemic

3 days ago from Physorg

Among the many stresses caused by the pandemic, workers accustomed to meeting with their teams in person are navigating the shift to a virtual workplace. New research from psychologists at...

Report finds fathers feel closer to children during pandemic

3 days ago from Physorg

Amid the many tragic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for individuals and families, recent Harvard research has uncovered one significant—if potentially fleeting—silver lining for fathers and children. Dads across the...

Who makes the final decision? AI-driven disaster management

3 days ago from Physorg

Protecting citizens in the face of disaster often requires far-reaching decisions to be made. Any assistance is welcome—including from AI.

Death Penalty Information Center analysis: Racial discrimination has been major factor in U.S. executions

3 days ago from UPI

The Death Penalty Information Center said in a new analysis Tuesday that racial discrimination in the United States has played a prominent role in the administration of capital punishment in...

Children headed back to school fearful of COVID-19, research finds

3 days ago from Physorg

Most children participating in an ongoing Brock University study on COVID-19 say they've missed certain aspects of school, especially seeing friends, and are open to returning to class.

Now's no time for complacency, COVID-19 'long-hauler' warns

3 days ago from CBC: Health

As cases surge in Ottawa, a Barrhaven mother is sharing her painful experience as a COVID-19 'long-hauler' - and wants others to know it can happen to them, too.

Black women again turn to midwives, some fearing coronavirus in hospitals

3 days ago from LA Times - Health

In recent decades, black women have generally shunned midwifery, a tradition among slaves from Africa. Now there are signs it is making a comeback.

WWE Raw: Drew McIntyre faces Keith Lee, Retribution attacks

3 days ago from UPI

WWE Champion Drew McIntyre faced one of this toughest challenges yet as he battled Keith Lee in the main event of Raw.

Whistle-blower complaint alleges neglect, hysterectomies at Georgia migrant facility

3 days ago from UPI

Human rights groups and a whistle-blower are condemning the Trump administration for the treatment of migrants at a holding facility in Georgia, where they say there's negligence and abuse, like...

Women are fighting the misogyny of Iran's mullahs

3 days ago from UPI

There were expressions of outrage and disgust internationally in August when a court in Iran sentenced a man to only nine years jail for beheading his 14-year-old daughter in an...

On This Day, Sept. 15: Birmingham church bombing kills 4 girls

4 days ago from UPI

On Sept. 15, 1963, four Black girls were killed in the bombing of a church in Birmingham, Ala. Two black teenage boys were fatally shot later in rioting.

More than half of all exonerations involve police, prosecutor misconduct, analysis shows

4 days ago from UPI

Over the last three decades, more than half of all U.S. criminal convictions involving innocent people -- who were later exonerated -- involved some kind of misconduct by police or...

Study reveals how parents and kids interact amid lockdown

4 days ago from Harvard Science

Amid the many tragic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for individuals and families, recent Harvard research has uncovered one significant — if potentially fleeting — silver lining for fathers and children. Dads across...

Buccaneers' Tom Brady leads NFL in jersey sales after first week of 2020 season

4 days ago from UPI

Tampa Bay Buccaneers star quarterback Tom Brady led the NFL in jersey sales after the first week of the 2020 season.

Their jobs may put Black Americans at greater COVID risk

4 days ago from UPI

Many Black Americans have jobs that expose them to the new coronavirus, which may help explain why they are more likely than White Americans to die of COVID-19, researchers say.

How formative assessments drive instructional decision making in the classroom

4 days ago from Physorg

An Analysis of High School Mission Statements in Massachusetts from 2001 to 2019, research conducted by team from Boston College and Wesleyan University, found that 95 percent of Mass. high...

Choose the right sound for your bike

4 days ago from PopSci

Ring-a-ding-ding: Click the links below to hear (from left) the Spurcycle Compact Bell, Incredibell Brass Duet, and Linus Sidestricker, among other bells. (Michael Frank/)This story originally featured on Cycle Volta.Like a lot of...

Researchers trace the outlines of two cultures within science

4 days ago from Physorg

In the world of scientific research today, there's a revolution going on—over the last decade or so, scientists across many disciplines have been seeking to improve the workings of science...