The name “clubhouse” conveys a sense of exclusivity, belonging and connection.
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Social media platform Clubhouse is a buzzy Silicon Valley darling, but its core attribute – audio chat – is unlikely to be a flash in the pan.
Scientist and seal, under the Antarctic ice.
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Microphones on the seafloor recorded life under the Antarctic ice for two years – inadvertently catching seal trills and chirps that are above the range of human hearing. Could they be for navigation?
The man on the right wearing the Trump hat was identified by his badge as an employee of Navistar Direct Marketing, which fired him.
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The vast majority of US workers are deemed "at will," which means they can be fired at any time, without notice, and for any reason.
Front-line workers frequently make short TikTok videos while on the job.
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Workers are increasingly making short videos of themselves on the job and posting them to TikTok, creating a new challenge for employers trying to police their behavior.
Amy Coney Barrett has issued mixed rulings when it comes to workers.
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Barrett has written 15 opinions in cases involving employment law that offer a window into her nuanced approach to disputes between workers and employers.
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden at the first debate of the presidential campaign.
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They shouted, they interrupted, they insulted – and not entirely in equal measure. But Biden and Trump also touched on the issues occasionally. Our panel of experts analyzed three key exchanges.
What route did the first settlers to colonize the islands of the Caribbean take?
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Did people settle these islands by traveling north from South America, or in the other direction? Reanalyzing data from artifacts discovered decades ago provides a definitive answer.
COVID-19 has drastically changed the hospital experience.
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Born into a coronavirus world: how new parents and infants can stay safe.
The Riverside Fire, viewed from La Dee Flats in the Mount Hood National Forest in Oregon on Sept. 9.
Debating whether climate change or forest management has caused the devastating wildfires in California, Washington and Oregon is a false choice.
Permitir que se infectan deliberadamente a humanos con COVID-19 podría acelerar el proceso de los ensayos clínicos.
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Los ensayos de exposición en humanos conllevan riesgos importantes para los voluntarios, pero también podrían generar importantes beneficios para la humanidad: una vacuna para el coronavirus.
A family poses after the Not One Less protest in Missori Square in Milan on June 26. Family and friends are important allies against domestic violence.
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Domestic violence is always a problem, but especially during the pandemic. A recent study found that friends and family can help, but they, too, need support.
DACA supporters rally at the Supreme Court on Thursday, June 18, 2020, after the court rejected the Trump administration’s push to end DACA.
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Those who say the Supreme Court's last term was a liberal success fail to understand that the types of decisions they see as victories are fleeting triumphs that will not endure.
Don’t forget fans. Here, Phuong Nguyen (left) as Captain America with Derrick Petry as Deadpool, at Comic-Con International in July 2018, in San Diego.
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Some comic fans have found a bright spot in virtual conventions in an otherwise bleak pandemic year. The sense of community matters more than a simplistic analysis about metrics or interactivity.
A county election worker gets mailed-in ballots ready to be counted, in this file photo from 2016.
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Oregon's experience shows that mail-in voting can be safe and secure, providing accurate and reliable results the public can be confident in.
The material that your shirt is made of plays a big role in how hot you feel.
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More companies are selling products that claim to keep you cool on hot days. But it turns out that common materials used in sports clothing may not always be the best.
Funeral for a woman and her 11-year-old daughter, both found dead inside a burnt out vehicle in Puebla state, Mexico, June 11, 2020.
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Reports of rape, domestic abuse and murdered women are way up in Brazil, Mexico, Peru and beyond since the coronavirus. But Latin America has long been one of the most dangerous places to be a woman.
College videogame team members practice League of Legends.
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Combating sexism and other forms of harassment in online videogames comes down to community standards.
Could intentionally infecting volunteers in COVID-19 trials speed up a vaccine?
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Conventional trials to test coronavirus vaccines are paradoxically slowed down by actions to curb the disease's spread. Human challenge trials are more controversial, but could speed up the process.
Hasta los profesores de matemáticas aveces sufren un miedo debilitante a equivocarse con la materia.
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Este tópico está relacionado con la forma en la que te acercaste a la aritmética, el cálculo y el álgebra durante tu vida. No te espantes: se puede corregir. Te contamos.
Federal officers using large amounts of tear gas against protesters in Portland, Oregon on July 21.
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The lawsuits filed in Portland sparked by the presence of federal law enforcement agents sent there by President Trump are a preview of the legal battles to come in cities across the US.