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Watch: Mets' Pete Alonso hits 444-foot homer in loss to Cardinals

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New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso obliterated a Dakota Hudson slider for a 444-foot solo homer in the first inning of a loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.

Slime mold memorizes foreign substances by absorbing them

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The slime mold Physarum polycephalum doesn't have a nervous system, yet the single-celled organism is capable of learning and communicating.

'Is that even legal?': Companies may be sharing new credit or debit card information without you knowing

A Vancouver woman is sounding the alarm for millions of Canadians who have credit and debit cards, after her financial information was shared without her realizing it. Turns out, some...

2020 race for president: Who's running so far

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Some 2020 presidential campaigns are off and running, with a diverse slate of Democrats -- and one Republican -- vying to challenge President Donald Trump.

How artificial intelligence systems could threaten democracy

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U.S. technology giant Microsoft has teamed up with a Chinese military university to develop artificial intelligence systems that could potentially enhance government surveillance and censorship capabilities. Two U.S. senators publicly...

Kentucky Derby horses gather in Louisville, Alwaysmining wins spot in Preakness

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Inclement weather scrambles training for Kentucky Derby horses at Churchill Downs while Alwaysmining wins an automatic berth in the Preakness with a victory Saturday in Maryland; Oaks news and a...

Local boy Runnin'toluvya wins $1M Charles Town Classic

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Local boy beats rivals from around the country in Charles Town Classic to highlight weekend US racing; Too Darn Hot to miss English 2,000 Guineas; All-Weather Championships wrap up.

Watch: Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson lead Warriors over Clippers in Game 4

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Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson combined for 65 points and made 9-of-15 from 3-point range in the Golden State Warriors' win against the Los Angeles Clippers.

South Korea TV executive suspended for Moon-related news ticker error

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A South Korean television executive is to receive "severe punishment" after errors on his network caused an uproar among viewers partial to President Moon Jae-in.

Thousands protest China-backed mega-dam in Myanmar

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Thousands of people in northern Myanmar took to the streets on Monday to protest against the proposed reinstatement of a Chinese-backed mega-dam they say will cause huge environmental damage and...

Toshiba's breakthrough algorithm realizes world's fastest, largest-scale combinatorial optimization

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Toshiba Corporation has realized a major breakthrough in combinatorial optimization—the selection of the best solutions from among an enormous number of combinatorial patterns—with the development of an algorithm that delivers...

Will Netflix eventually monetize its user data?

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Even in the wake of a recent mixed earning report and volatile stock prices, Netflix remains the media success story of the decade. The company, whose user base has grown...

Elizabeth Warren's plan would wipe out student debt, make public colleges tuition free

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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called for free tuition at public colleges and forgiveness of student loan debt.

Watch: Police respond to suspicious noises, find loose cows

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Police responding to reports of some suspicious late night noises in a California neighborhood discovered two loose cows snacking on plants.

Donald Trump sues to block subpoena for company financial records

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President Donald Trump and his private company sued House Oversight Committee chairman Elijah Cummings on Monday to block a subpoena asking for his financial records.

Chelsea Manning loses appeal, will remain in jail for contempt

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Chelsea Manning will remain in jail after a court rejected the former Army intelligence analyst's request for an appeal of her contempt charge.

Five things to consider before you hire a tutor for your child

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Private tutoring is a growing business, with people spending hundreds of billions of dollars. But is it worth it? And how does a person pick among all the options?

Artificial intelligence can diagnose PTSD by analyzing voices

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A specially designed computer program can help to diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans by analyzing their voices.

Bills sign free agent RB T.J. Yeldon

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The Buffalo Bills have signed free agent running back T.J. Yeldon.

White House moves to cut off Iranian oil exports

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The White House announced Monday that it will not reissue waivers to countries purchasing oil from Iran in light of U.S. sanctions, which could take about one million barrels of...

Minecraft can increase problem solving, collaboration and learning—yes, at school

3 days ago from Physorg

A video game like Minecraft in schools might trouble some parents. As a Canada research chair in technologies and education, my hope is both parents and educators take the time...

Sri Lanka attacks: Nearly 300 dead amid state of emergency

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Sri Lanka declared a state of emergency Monday, hoping to track down the perpetrators involved in the Easter suicide attacks that have so far killed nearly 300 people.

Smart cities: The promises and failures of utopian technological planning

4 days ago from Physorg

Technology and innovation transform the ways that we interact with governments, purchase products and manage our health and lives. This turmoil affects cities, where the accelerating digitalization of our economy...

Artificial intelligence can diagnose PTSD by analyzing voices

4 days ago from Science Blog

A specially designed computer program can help diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans by analyzing their voices, a new study finds. Published online April 22 in the journal Depression and...

Justin Bieber performs with Ariana Grande at Coachella

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Justin Bieber made a surprise appearance at the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, joining Ariana Grande onstage for her second performance at the event.

Tesla investigating video of Model S explosion in China

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A video that appeared to show a Tesla vehicle exploding into flames Sunday in China is being investigated by the electric automobile company and local authorities.

Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton enters 2020 presidential race

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Marine combat veteran and Massachusetts congressman Seth Moulton announced Monday he will seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2020.

Google celebrates Earth Day with new interactive Doodle

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Google is celebrating Earth Day with a new Doodle that features an interactive slideshow about six unique organisms that can be found around the globe.