The alleged sexual abuse that led to this settlement occurred from 1944 through 2016.
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This is a green light for creating the largest-ever compensation fund for sex abuse claims.
A college admission letter might come from a school you haven’t applied to – or even heard of.
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More and more colleges are offering admission to students who never applied.
Candida auris is a fungal yeast that can infect humans.
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Candida auris is a relatively new addition to a family of fungi that can infect people. Most of these infections occur in sick, hospitalized patients and can be deadly.
Your genes determine the look of your navel.
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All mammals who get nutrients from their parent via a placenta before birth are left with a belly button. It’s a visual reminder of this original connection.
PFAS can be found in hundreds of water systems in the U.S.
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The drinking water systems serving over 70 million people may not meet newly proposed water quality standards. It could cost hundreds of billions of dollars to fix that.
A new vaccine promises better protection against a virulent honeybee infection.
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A vaccine for bees may evoke images of teeny hypodermic needles, but this product works in a sophisticated way that reflects the social structure of honeybee colonies.
Nearly 7,000 flights were canceled in the U.S. on Jan. 11, 2023.
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The Notices to Air Mission system failed on Jan. 10, 2023, leading to thousands of canceled flights. The system is where all important safety information for pilots and dispatchers gets posted.
Damar Hamlin, #3, collapsed on the field after making a tackle during a game on January 2, 2023.
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Disruptions to the electrical signals that control a person’s heartbeat are dangerous, no matter the cause. A heart doctor explains the biology of cardiac arrest and what might have happened on the field.
Trucks line up to load and unload at the Port of Los Angeles in Long Beach, California.
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As California goes on regulating air pollution, other states often follow – including the Golden State’s ambitious goals for cleaning up emissions from trucking.
Social Security benefits have lost their purchasing power as inflation has soared in 2022.
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Social Security is increasing benefits by 8.7%, beginning in January 2023, to offset the surging cost of living in the US.
Could schools be putting a damper on children’s curiosity?
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A philosophy professor looks at the learning styles of different creatures to gain insight into curiosity among human beings.
Solar installation jobs are among those expected to grow in the next decade.
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Jobs in the clean energy industry are expected to grow thanks to a historic federal investment in fighting climate change. Many of the jobs have low barriers to entry, an expert says.
The seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is seen outside of its headquarters in Washington, DC on August 15, 2022.
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A search warrant expert breaks down the affidavit the FBI used to search Mar-a-Lago, and the national security concerns it presents.
A silicon disc, or ‘wafer,’ yields dozens of semiconductor chips.
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Semiconductor chips are electronic devices that store and process information. Today they can contain billions of microscopic switches on a chip smaller than a fingernail.
The Jynneos monkeypox vaccine provides strong protection against infection but is in short supply.
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There are two approved monkeypox vaccines in the US. Both use a related poxvirus called vaccinia to produce an immune response that protects against smallpox and monkeypox.
Consuming an ample supply of fresh fruits and vegetables is still a tried and true way of getting vitamins and minerals and achieving lasting health benefits.
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Despite the popular belief that vitamin E and beta carotene supplements help prevent heart disease and cancer, the latest research suggests they do not – but the supplements do have potential risks.
This image shows Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
Sagittarius A* is a massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. Now that astronomers have imaged it, they can begin to learn more about black holes within other galaxies across the universe.
Census takers went door to door in 2020, as in past years, seeking to make the count as accurate as possible.
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When the Census Bureau’s count of the population is inaccurate, it affects representation and government spending. Correcting errors isn’t always allowed.
Russian-made goods will likely cost more in Western liquor stores if most-favored-nation status is removed.
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The US, Japan and other wealthy G-7 nations plan to remove Russia’s status as a most-favored nation. A trade expert explains what that term means and what might happen next.
Stagflation is scary.
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The US economy is cooling, yet inflation remains elevated, a combo that suggests stagflation might be right around the corner.