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Charlize Theron began developing Fox News 'Bombshell' story before #MeToo

19 hours ago from UPI

Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie discuss "Bombshell," the story of the sexual harassment scandal at Fox News.

Inspector General: Top Pentagon official sexually harassed 3 female staffers

22 hours ago from UPI

A top Defense Department official sexually harassed three women on his staff and resigned from his position amid an investigation into the allegations against him, according to the department's internal...

Supporting students in Puerto Rico after a hurricane’s devastation

22 hours ago from MIT Research

When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September 2017, Héctor De Jesús-Cortés was vacationing on the island with his wife, Edmarie Guzmán-Vélez. “Worst vacation ever, but it actually turned out to be the...

Roger Goodell: Michael Vick to serve as Pro Bowl captain despite petitions

1 day ago from UPI

Despite online petitions calling for his removal over his 2007 dog fighting conviction, former NFL quarterback Michael Vick will serve as one of the league's honorary Pro Bowl captains this...

Harvard accepts 895 students under early action program

1 day ago from Harvard Science

Harvard accepted 895 students to the Class of 2024 today from a pool of 6,424 who applied under the early action program, with additional candidates slated to be admitted in March as...

Quebec pools recruit Cubans, train retirees to address acute lifeguard shortage

1 day ago from CBC: Health

"It used to be high school students would take courses and become lifeguards, but it's no longer the case," says one Quebec City pool director who was forced to cancel...

Kids whose parents are depressed have different brains

1 day ago from UPI

The brains of kids who have a high risk of depression because they have parents with depression are structurally different from other kids' brains, a new study finds.

Achieving optimal collaboration when goals conflict

1 day ago from Physorg

New research suggests that, when two people must work together on a physical task despite conflicting goals, the amount of information available about each other's actions influences how quickly and...

Speech could be older than we thought

1 day ago from Science Daily

The theory of the 'descended larynx' has stated that before speech can emerge, the larynx must be in a low position to produce differentiated vowels. Researcher show the production of...

Achieving optimal collaboration when goals conflict

1 day ago from Science Daily

New research suggests that, when two people must work together on a physical task despite conflicting goals, the amount of information available about each other's actions influences how quickly and...

Scientists say you can change your personality

1 day ago from Science Daily

A review of recent research in personality science points to the possibility that personality traits can change through persistent intervention and major life events.

Watch: Monsta X performs 'Middle of the Night' on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan'

1 day ago from UPI

K-pop group Monsta X debuted its new English-language song, "Middle of the Night," on "Live with Kelly and Ryan."

New research seeks to improve safety equipment for pregnant women

1 day ago from Science Daily

As technology advances in the things we use every day, it's generally accepted they also become safer. But according to one engineer, that may not be true for a large...

The songwriter is creative -- the singer, not so much

1 day ago from Science Daily

Country music songwriters must perform a careful dance when they work with famous singers who may be less talented at writing songs but bring the needed star power to attract...

Senate approves Lawrence VanDyke -- Trump's 50th appellate court judge -- despite 'unqualified' rating

1 day ago from UPI

The U.S. Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's 50th appellate court judge, reaching the milestone in just three years.

Thailand school slammed for banning K-pop hairstyles

1 day ago from UPI

A school in eastern Thailand is taking heat after online activists drew attention to the school's alleged action against students sporting K-pop inspired haircuts.

More Americans are dying at home instead of in hospitals, report says

1 day ago from LA Times - Health

Fewer Americans are dying in hospitals and nursing homes, and more are passing away at home. It's the end-of-life experience most people say they want.

Differences between deep neural networks and human perception

1 day ago from MIT Research

When your mother calls your name, you know it’s her voice — no matter the volume, even over a poor cell phone connection. And when you see her face, you know it’s...

Can artificial intelligence help prevent suicides?

1 day ago from Newswise - Scinews

According to the CDC, the suicide rate for individuals 10-24 years old has increased 56% between 2007 and 2017. In comparison to the general population, more than half of people...

Korean Air grants family mileage benefits to same-sex couples

1 day ago from UPI

South Korea's largest airline said Thursday same-sex couples qualify for the airline's family mileage program, according to local press reports.

More Americans are dying at home instead of in hospitals, report says

1 day ago from LA Times - Science

Fewer Americans are dying in hospitals and nursing homes, and more are passing away at home. It's the end-of-life experience most people say they want.

Star Wars' Bounty Hunters Assemble for Marvel Ongoing

1 day ago from Space.com

With Boba Fett, Bossk, and another familiar face give an eye-opening look at their 'complicated' profession.

Watch: Lizzo laughs off Lakers outfit controversy

1 day ago from UPI

"Truth Hurts" singer Lizzo responded after dancing in a backside-baring dress at a Lakers basketball game.

How humans learnt to dance; from the Chimpanzee Conga

1 day ago from Physorg

Psychologist observing two chimpanzees in a zoo have discovered that they performed a behaviour hitherto never seen, they coordinated together in a rhythmic social ritual.

Watch: Jenna Bush Hager, sister Barbara discuss love of reading

1 day ago from UPI

Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush, the daughters of president George W. Bush, talked about their favorite books on "Today."

South Korea authorities raid office in connection to Sewol ferry sinking

1 day ago from UPI

A special team of investigators in South Korea raided the government's audit office to seize documents related to the 2014 Sewol ferry sinking that led to the death of more...

More people in U.S. die at home for 1st time in 100 years

1 day ago from UPI

Most folks would prefer a peaceful death at home, in familiar surroundings with the company of their loved ones. Now, for the first time in a century, there's a rise...

Watch: Ryan Reynolds discusses baby No. 3 on 'Today'

1 day ago from UPI

"6 Underground" star Ryan Reynolds discussed raising three daughters with his wife, actress Blake Lively, on "Today."