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Four Venezuelan troops defect amid blockade of aid

2 hours ago from UPI

Four Venezuelan National Guard troops defected Saturday from President Nicolas Maduro's regime amid an armed government blockade of humanitarian aid.

California parents of 13 children plead guilty to abuse

5 hours ago from UPI

Parents David and Louise Turpin, accused of holding their children against their will, pleaded guilty to charges related to the abuse of 12 of their kids.

Microsoft workers protest use of HoloLens headsets for war

6 hours ago from CBSNews - Science

They say they "refuse to create technology for warfare and oppression"

I opened an email from a "friend." It turned out to be a trick -- and dangerous

7 hours ago from CBSNews - Science

The email had her photo and mentioned personal details only she would know

Study: With Twitter, race of the messenger matters

10 hours ago from Physorg

When NFL player Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial injustice, the ensuing debate took traditional and social media by storm. University...

A ‘spiritual leader’ for Harvard’s student radio station

21 hours ago from Harvard Science

Like so many others who work at Harvard’s student radio station, WHRB (95.3 FM), Xilin Zhou ’20 knew that whenever she took on a new challenge she could turn to David Elliott...

Father of Ala. woman who joined Islamic State sues Trump to let her return

22 hours ago from UPI

The father of Hoda Muthana of Alabama has sued the Trump administration seeking to allow his daughter's return to the United States.

New dynamic dependency framework may lead to better neural social and tech systems models

22 hours ago from Physorg

Many real-world complex systems include macroscopic subsystems which influence one another. This arises, for example, in competing or mutually reinforcing neural populations in the brain, spreading dynamics of viruses, and...

How fear of regret barricades us into unhealthy jobs and relationships

22 hours ago from PopSci

Science Behind the psychology and biology of regret. How many times have you thought about starting a company, taking a year out to write...

World Cup preps in Dubai highlight international racing

23 hours ago from UPI

The Amir's Sword Festival in Doha, Qatar, and World Cup preparations at Meydan in Dubai take center stage on the international racing scene.

Confused gator steals golfer's ball in Florida

23 hours ago from UPI

A Florida golfer said she was able to avoid a penalty thanks to a confused alligator that snatched her ball out of the air.

Patient groups take big money from drug companies, study shows

23 hours ago from UPI

Groups charged with protecting patients rights took big money from drug companies, a new study says.

R&B artist R. Kelly charged with aggravated sex abuse in Illinois

1 day ago from UPI

Rhythm and blues singer R. Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse in Chicago, prosecutors said Friday.

Good dog? Bad dog? Their personalities can change

1 day ago from Science Daily

When dog-parents spend extra time scratching their dogs' bellies, take their dogs out for long walks and games of fetch, or even when they feel constant frustration over their dogs'...

High IQs won't be enough to prevent ecological disasters

1 day ago from Science Daily

High IQs aren't going to be enough to stop an ecological disaster. It's going to take social intelligence, too. That's the conclusion of a new study.

Patriots' Robert Kraft could face NFL fine, suspension after prostitution charge

1 day ago from UPI

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is subject to the NFL personal conduct policy and could face discipline after a charges for soliciting a prostitute.

'Young Sheldon': CBS renews series for two more seasons

1 day ago from UPI

"The Big Bang Theory" prequel spinoff "Young Sheldon," starring Iain Armitage as Sheldon Cooper, will return for Seasons 3 and 4.

Apps send intimate user data to Facebook: report

1 day ago from Physorg

A news report Friday said many smartphone apps were sending highly personal information such as menstrual cycles and body weight to Facebook, without notifying users.

Smith Campus Center exhibit pictures Harvard — and America

1 day ago from Harvard Science

Art begot art in a new Harvard exhibition that explores and celebrates, through portraits of the University community, what it looks like to be an American in 2019. “Portraits,” the first exhibit in...

Attorneys identify more than 100 accused of sex abuse in N.Y. archdiocese

1 day ago from UPI

Attorneys for victims who've made sex abuse accusations against clergy in the Catholic Church have named four clerics in the case, and are demanding more be identified.

Natalie Dormer joins 'Penny Dreadful: City of Angels'

1 day ago from UPI

"Game of Thrones" and "The Tudors" alum Natalie Dormer will star in the new Showtime series "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels."

Lifetime casts its Prince Harry, Meghan Markle in new TV movie

1 day ago from UPI

Charlie Field and Tiffany Smith will play Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the Lifetime film "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal."

Why are TVs so cheap now? Well, your smart TV is watching you and making extra money, too

1 day ago from Physorg

Your smart TV is watching you. And making money off you as well.

Mark Zuckerberg talks privacy, accidentally disses Facebook Portal

1 day ago from Physorg

Talking about the future of technology, which is Mark Zuckerberg's personal challenge this year, can be hard, as the Facebook CEO has found out over the years—whether it's before Congress...

Study finds high IQs won't be enough to prevent ecological disasters

1 day ago from Physorg

High IQs aren't going to be enough to stop an ecological disaster. It's going to take social intelligence, too.

Good dog? Bad dog? Their personalities can change

1 day ago from Physorg

When dog-parents spend extra time scratching their dogs' bellies, take their dogs out for long walks and games of fetch, or even when they feel constant frustration over their dogs'...

Kendra Wilkinson finalizes divorce from Hank Baskett

1 day ago from UPI

Celebrity couple Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett have legally ended their marriage 10 months after their split.

Jon Bernthal thanks Eminem for 'Punisher' support after cancellation

1 day ago from UPI

Jon Bernthal thanked Eminem on Twitter for his support of "The Punisher" after the rapper slammed Netflix for canceling the Marvel series.