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EPA Plans Limits on a Deadly Chemical in Paint Strippers

3 days ago from NY Times Science

The rule, which scales back a ban proposed under President Barack Obama, would prohibit the consumer use of products containing methylene chloride but allow commercial use.

Look: Man wins jackpot after having lottery dream

4 days ago from UPI

A Maryland man said advice from a gas station clerk led to a literal dream come true when he won a lottery jackpot.

Redskins' Landon Collins wants to bring back Sean Taylor's No. 21

4 days ago from UPI

Washington Redskins star Landon Collins wants to be the first player to wear No. 21 for the franchise since Sean Taylor wore the number more than a decade ago.

Ford offers 'separation packages' to German workers in bid to shed 5,000 jobs

4 days ago from UPI

Ford Motor Co. announced on Friday it will cut 5,000 manufacturing jobs in Germany and more in Great Britain, as part of an international cost-cutting effort.

Look: 1,170 people form shape of math symbol pi

4 days ago from UPI

A Northern Ireland school broke a Guinness World Record when it gathered 1,170 people to form a gigantic pi symbol.

Watch: BTS sings for fans after iHeartRadio Music Awards win

4 days ago from UPI

K-pop group BTS broke into song after taking home Best Fan Army at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

Facebook loses longtime product chief as it revamps strategy

4 days ago from Physorg

Facebook is losing its product chief Chris Cox, a top-ranking executive who spent more than a decade at the company, just a week after CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a major...

EU to slap Google with fresh fine: sources

4 days ago from Physorg

The EU's anti-trust regulator is to slap tech giant Google with a new fine over unfair competition practices, sources told AFP on Friday.

Watch: Missouri man's Cadillac falls through garage floor

4 days ago from UPI

A Missouri man who heard a loud noise outside his home was shocked to discover his car had fallen through the floor of the garage.

University of Tennessee joins list of U.S. schools offering free tuition

4 days ago from UPI

The University of Tennessee has announced free tuition for lower-income students in a program that seeks to make higher education accessible to everyone.

Beverage companies use tobacco strategies to snag young customers

4 days ago from UPI

Big tobacco companies that acquired beverage brands in the 60s and 70s have employed tobacco-style marketing tactics, driving up sales of sugary drinks to children, according to new research.

Eric Church adds 13 more shows to Double Down Tour

4 days ago from UPI

Eric Church has added an additional 13 shows to his ongoing Double Down North American tour that is in support of his sixth studio album, "Desperate Man."

Cincinnati Bengals signing former Buffalo Bills G John Miller for $16.5M

4 days ago from UPI

The Cincinnati Bengals bolstered their offensive line Friday, agreeing to sign former Buffalo Bills guard John Miller.

Ford to slash over 5,000 German jobs in European overhaul

4 days ago from Physorg

Ford on Friday said it planned to cut "more than 5,000" jobs in Germany as part of a major restructuring to boost profitability at the US car giant's European operations.

Watch: Nintendo game could be only copy in existence

4 days ago from UPI

A video game fan in California unveiled the latest addition to his collection: an unreleased Nintendo game that might be the only copy in existence.

Huawei has its own operating system -- in case Apple, Android access is cut off

4 days ago from UPI

Controversial Chinese phone maker Huawei said it's developing its own operating system in case access to Apple or Android software is cut off in the future.

Robot hand is soft and strong

4 days ago from MIT Research

Fifty years ago, the first industrial robot arm (called Unimate) assembled a simple breakfast of toast, coffee, and champagne. While it might have looked like a seamless feat, every movement and placement was...

Southern Poverty Law Center fires co-founder Morris Dees amid misconduct concerns

4 days ago from UPI

One of the co-founders of the Southern Poverty Law Center -- a longtime nonprofit civil advocacy group -- has been removed from the organization for misconduct.

New Facebook A.I. tool strikes at 'revenge' image posts

4 days ago from UPI

Facebook said Friday it's rolling out a new artificial intelligence tool that can detect and remove images posted online without a certain users' consent.

Harvard Deputy General Counsel Diane E. Lopez will succeed Iuliano in June

4 days ago from Harvard Science

Harvard University has named Diane E. Lopez as its next vice president and general counsel. She will take over on June 1 from Robert Iuliano, who is leaving after 16 years in...

Facebook launches AI tool to remove "revenge porn"

4 days ago from CBSNews - Science

Users currently must report inappropriate images, which slows the process of pulling them off the site

HLS student’s blog posts on Trump are must-reads

4 days ago from Harvard Science

As the indictments and plea agreements pile up, close followers of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible involvement in Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election have increasingly turned...

Med-tech trade group launches online cybersecurity tool

4 days ago from Physorg

Cybersecurity events like 2016's NotPetya ransomware attack tend to arrive in bursts of confusion and concern, but the hard work of mitigating cybersecurity risks in health care technology is embedded...

Trade wars are growing over the digital economy – and developing countries are shaping the agenda

4 days ago from Physorg

At the heart of the current US trade war with China is tariffs on imports like steel, sorghum and silicon chips. But, with the growing role of data and digital...

Look: North Carolina thrift store warns of 'haunted' furniture

4 days ago from UPI

A North Carolina thrift store's social media post is going viral after warning customers about a couple of "haunted" pieces of furniture.

Browns' Kareem Hunt gets 8-game ban for altercation with woman

4 days ago from UPI

Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt was suspended Friday and will miss the first eight games of the season for violating the NFL personal conduct policy.

Report: U.S. manufacturing fell in February for second month in a row

4 days ago from UPI

U.S. manufacturing output fell 0.4 percent in February to mark the second consecutive month of decline, the Federal Reserve said Friday.

Facebook launches AI to find and remove 'revenge porn'

Facebook is rolling out technology to make it easier to find and remove intimate pictures and videos posted without the subject's consent, often called "revenge porn."