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Naomi Osaka excited to share Miami Open with sister, mum on coaching swap

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World No. 1 Naomi Osaka doesn't get to share a grand tennis tournament stage with her sister often, but she'll do just that at the 2019 Miami Open.

Watch: Momoland returns with single, video 'I'm So Hot'

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South Korean girl group Momoland released their first single of 2019, "I'm So Hot," along with an accompanying music video and EP.

Guatemalan judge orders arrest of presidential candidate Aldana

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A Guatemalan judge ordered the arrest of Thelma Aldana, a former attorney general and current presidential candidate.

Atheism Is Inconsistent with the Scientific Method, Prize-Winning Physicist Says

5 days ago from Scientific American

In conversation, the 2019 Templeton Prize winner does not pull punches on the limits of science, the value of humility and the irrationality of nonbelief -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

In photos: The week of March 18, 2019 in Washington

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President Donald Trump meets with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and Archbishop Demetrios, elder archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, the week of March 18, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court hears arguments on alleged discrimination in jury selection

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The Supreme Court heard arguments about racial discrimination in jury selection for a case that could reverse a conviction for a Mississippi man on death row.

Maryland woman wins second lottery jackpot in two months

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A Maryland woman collected a $50,000 lottery jackpot just one month after winning a $100,000 prize from a different scratch-off ticket.

'Bill & Ted Face the Music' set for Aug. 21, 2020 release

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"Bill & Ted Face the Music" is scheduled to open in theaters on Aug. 21, 2020.

Lithuanian man pleads guilty in $100M internet fraud case

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A Lithuanian man who duped Google and Facebook into transferring over $100 million into accounts he controlled has pleaded guilty to wire fraud.

Ford spending $900M on Michigan plants for Mustang, electric, self-driving vehicles

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Ford is planning to spend $900 million for a new plant in Michigan to build self-driving and all-electric vehicles, the automaker said Wednesday.

Author Richard Powers sees nature in new light with new book

5 days ago from Harvard Science

Novelist Richard Powers’ latest book, “The Overstory,” entwines the tales of human characters with those of the trees on which society depends — and has always depended — for timber, for food,...

D.C. judge says Pentagon still has no grounds to impose transgender ban

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With less than a month to go before the Pentagon bans certain transgender treatments in the military, a federal judge has reaffirmed an injunction to block the new policy.

In photos: Labrador Retriever named most popular dog breed of 2018

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The American Kennel Club reveals its annual list of the country's top dog breeds of 2018 on March 20, 2019 in New York City at of the Museum of the...

Ford spending $900M on Michigan plants for Mustang, electric, self-driving vehicles

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Ford is planning to spend $900 million for a new plant in Michigan to build self-driving and all-electric vehicles, the automaker said Wednesday.

Ford repackages factory investment plan, will add 900 jobs

5 days ago from Physorg

Ford Motor Co. is repackaging a previously announced manufacturing investment in the Detroit area and now says it will spend $900 million and create 900 new jobs over the next...

Supreme Court: Google class-action case should be revisited

5 days ago from Physorg

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed a lower court to take another look at a lawsuit that involved Google and privacy concerns and ended in a class-action settlement.

Watch: Hurricanes perform 'Duck Hunt' celebration after beating Penguins

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The Carolina Hurricanes celebrated a shootout win over the Pittsburgh Penguins with a tribute to a classic video game.

Seeing through food and drug fakes and frauds

5 days ago from Science Daily

A simple new technique developed by engineers can detect fake drugs from a video taken as the sample undergoes a disturbance. Called 'chronoprinting,' the technology requires only a few relatively...

Growing international collaboration not yet enough to halt decline in Japan's research output

5 days ago from Physorg

Japan's contribution to high-quality scientific research fell by 19.9 per cent between January 2012 and October 2018 according to the Nature Index. But efforts to increase international collaboration, seen as...

Judge reaffirms blocking Trump's transgender military ban

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A federal judge this week reaffirmed her earlier ruling to block the Trump administration policy banning most transgender people from the military.

Watch: Man break planking record on 71st birthday

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A 71-year-old Minnesota man surpassed a Guinness World Record when he was able to hold the abdominal plank position for 38 minutes.

Theresa May asks EU for Brexit delay, blaming Parliament

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British Prime Minister Theresa May asked the European Union for a three-month delay to the Brexit deadline, giving Parliament more time to debate.

Japanese man accused of hate crime a no-show at South Korea hearing

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The absence of a Japanese national accused of a hate crime at Seoul Criminal District Court was palpable on Wednesday.

EU fines Google for anti-trust breach

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The EU's powerful anti-trust regulator slapped tech giant Google with a new fine on Wednesday over unfair competition, in Europe's latest salvo against Silicon Valley.

Netflix tells Apple: Count us out of your streaming plans

5 days ago from Physorg

Whatever Apple intends on announcing at a company event March 25, it won't involve Netflix.

‘Insectageddon’ is ‘alarmist by bad design’: Scientists point out the study’s major flaws

5 days ago from Science Blog

Amidst worldwide publicity and talks about ‘Insectageddon’: the extinction of 40% of the world’s insects, as estimated in a recent scientific review, a critical response was published in the open-access journal Rethinking Ecology. Query-...

Oil pauses after recent gains but stays near highs

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Crude oil futures were a little lower early Wednesday, but still near year-to-date highs in what appears to be a pause, as investors awaited official oil inventory data.

In photos: Moments from the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition

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Dancers compete at the 8th annual Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition at Symphony Space on March 19, 2019 in New York City.