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Mourners plead for change at funeral for Florida mother shot, killed

2 days ago from UPI

Hundreds gathered Monday to mourn Ajike "AJ" Shantrell Owens, a Florida mother of four who was shot and killed through a neighbor's door. Her family pleaded for the community to...

Pat Sajak to end 41-season 'Wheel of Fortune' run after next season

2 days ago from UPI

Iconic game show host Pat Sajak announced Monday that he will end his run on Wheel of Fortune at the end of next season.

Southern Baptists to vote on permanent ban of women pastors

2 days ago from UPI

Southern Baptists will vote this week on whether to permanently ban women pastors, after the SBC executive committee decided Monday to give its more than 12,000 members a voice on...

NIH working group calls for fewer—but better paid—postdocs

2 days ago from Science NOW

Postdocs in U.S. biomedical research labs should be paid better, even if it means supporting fewer of them. That’s the preliminary position of a working group formed by the U.S. National Institutes of...

NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell resigning less than 2 years into job

2 days ago from UPI

NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell announced Monday that she will resign after about 18 months on the job. Sewell announced her resignation in a letter to colleagues.

Virginia man pleads guilty in attacking police with stick in Jan. 6 riot

2 days ago from UPI

A man who authorities said was caught on body camera hitting Metropolitan Police officers during the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol pleaded guilty to felony assault charges on Monday.

HFPA disbands, Golden Globes to continue

2 days ago from UPI

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Monday the membership would disband as Dick Clark Productions and Eldridge Industries continues the Golden Globe Awards.

Buying 25 tickets for one lottery drawing earns Va. man $125,000

2 days ago from UPI

A Virginia man's big gamble paid off when he bought 25 identical tickets for the same lottery drawing and won a total $125,000.

At KidneyX Summit, researchers rewarded for advances in artificial kidneys

2 days ago from UPI

Researchers in the field of nephrology were awarded their shares of a $9.2 million prize at phase two of the KidneyX Summit in Washington, D.C., on Monday.

Where there's smoke, there are lessons in demands of global sustainability

2 days ago from Physorg

As the world struggles for sustainability in the face of climate change, wildfire smoke becomes a lesson in how people can become victims far from the root of a problem...

Google announces $12m research program with local universities to bolster NYC's cybersecurity leadership

2 days ago from Newswise - Scinews

Google announced the Google Cyber NYC Institutional Research Program, allocating $12 million to stimulate the cybersecurity ecosystem and establish New York City as the global leader in cybersecurity. As part...

Lips pouted or not? How improved speaker recognition can help forensic investigations

2 days ago from Physorg

Police investigations use wiretapped phone recordings as investigative material fairly regularly. But how do they know that the voice on the recording actually belongs to the suspect? Ph.D. student Laura...

Space Force chooses SpaceX, ULA for 12 military launches in 2025

2 days ago from Space.com

The United States Space Force tapped SpaceX and United Launch Alliance (ULA) for a total of twelve military satellite launches that will take place in 2025.

Google, Cornell to partner in online security initiative

2 days ago from Newswise - Scinews

Cornell is one of four higher-education institutions in a new partnership with Google aimed at establishing New York City as the world leader in cybersecurity.

Eating healthy is hard. It's even harder for people who can barely afford to eat at all

2 days ago from CBC: Health

Inflation is driving up the price of food across the province and more people are relying on food banks to supplement their groceries. What does that mean for folks on...

In announcing corporate layoffs, Grubhub cites rising staff, operating costs

3 days ago from UPI

The CEO of GrubHub announced Monday that the company is laying off about 15% of its corporate workforce in an attempt to curb rising operating and staff costs.

Pep Guardiola to consider Manchester City exit in 2025

3 days ago from UPI

Manager Pep Guardiola, who led Manchester City to the 2022-23 Champions League title, will consider leaving the Sky Blues when his contract expires in 2025.

Experiment in Brazil identifies flood-prone areas of cities

3 days ago from Physorg

Scientists affiliated with the National Space Research Institute (INPE) in Brazil have combined models that predict urban expansion and land-use changes with hydrodynamic models to create a methodology capable of...

AI ‘pastor’ leaves churchgoers surprised but uninspired

3 days ago from PopSci

ChatGPT penned a 40-minute service for congregants during a Protestant conference in Germany. Deposit Photos The reviews are in for a recent, AI-led church service in Germany—and the spiritual takeaways are mixed, to...

Look: EXO share 'Let Me In' music video, 'Exist' release schedule

3 days ago from UPI

K-pop group EXO released a single and music video for "Let Me In," a song from its album "Exist."

From 19th century 'Indian remedies' to New Age spirituality, research explores historical appropriation

3 days ago from Physorg

Sarah Dees pulls several yellow-tinged booklets out of plastic bags. Flipping through one titled "Life Among the Indians," she points out sections on ceremonies and customs. Toward the back are...

Team develops autonomous robot to stave off spotted lanternflies

3 days ago from Physorg

A team from Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute (RI) has developed an autonomous robot to control the spread of spotted lanternflies, invasive insects known to destroy economically important crops.

A linguistic anthropologist explains how humans are like ChatGPT—both recycle language

3 days ago from Physorg

ChatGPT is a hot topic at my university, where faculty members are deeply concerned about academic integrity, while administrators urge us to "embrace the benefits" of this "new frontier." It's...

Linguists have identified a new English dialect that's emerging in South Florida

3 days ago from Physorg

"We got down from the car and went inside."

FASEB Launches New Advocacy Training Program

3 days ago from Newswise - Scinews

FASEB's Howard Garrison Advocacy Fellowship addresses gap in skills development for engaging directly with elected representatives, policymakers, and the broader public.

Visionary report unveils ambitious roadmap to harness the power of AI in scientific discovery

3 days ago from Newswise - Scinews

A new report lays out a comprehensive vision for the U.S. Department of Energy to drive breakthroughs in science, energy and national security by expanding capabilities in artificial intelligence and...

New York Fed: Consumer expectations on short-term inflation hit two-year low

3 days ago from UPI

Short-term expectations on consumer-level inflation slumped to the lowest level in two years, though consumers said their own financial situation was somewhat worse for wear, the New York Fed said...

'Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie' trailer: Mckenna Grace, Kim Kardashian voice pups

3 days ago from UPI

"Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie," an animated film featuring Mckenna Grace, Kim Kardashian and Taraji P. Henson, opens in theaters in September.