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They may have model looks and fabulous figures, but the entrants for this beauty contest are all about promoting inner attractiveness too. Animal rights charity...

Amazon’s one hour of downtime on Prime Day may have cost it between $72...

The website glitches and downtime that Amazon experienced during its annual Prime Day sale may have cost it more than just some unhappy customers...

Transforming Tulsa, Starting with a Park

TULSA, Okla. — The landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh is a diviner of places, a city whisperer. Though he had never set foot in Tulsa,...

Connecticut’s unlikely benefactor: the U.S. Supreme Court

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Small asteroid filmed careening into farm hours after NASA detection

UST hours after US space agency NASA detected it, an asteroid smashed into Botswana, Africa on the weekend.The space rock was only about six...

Telstra contacting customers after being fined $10 million for misleading consumers

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The 4 hottest tech trends that are transforming the world in 2018

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Amazon starts delivering to your car trunk, wherever it’s parked

SAN FRANCISCO — I gave Amazon the keys to my car last week and it went pretty well. Not that Amazon needed a lift (and the actual...

Top Chinese university to consider social-media posts in researcher evaluations

One of China’s most prestigious universities plans to give some articles in newspapers and posts on major social-media outlets the same weight as peer-reviewed...

House conservatives file articles of impeachment against Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein

Members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus escalated their battle against the Justice Department on Wednesday, filing articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein...

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U.S. Secretary of Education coming to Bay District Schools

The U.S. Secretary of Education will be in Panama City Monday. Secretary Betsy DeVos and Congressman Neal Dunn will visit Cedar Grove, which has been...

DHS plans to use credit-scores to judge who may become a citizen

The US Department of Homeland Security has published a new proposed rule that would make people ineligible for US citizenship if their credit-scores were poor. Notionally, the...

Black Teachers Improve Outcomes for Black Students

BLACK STUDENTS WHO HAVE just one black teacher in elementary school are more likely to graduate and more likely to enroll in college – and...

Scuttlebiz: What if Georgia’s low education ‘ranking’ is wrong?

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Americans who find meaning in these four areas have higher life satisfaction

Discovering where people find meaning in life is a challenging task. One way is to give them an opportunity to write, in their own...