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Lori Vallow saw her now-missing kids Joshua and Tylee as ‘zombies,’ court docs claim

Lori Vallow, who is in jail in connection to the monthslong disappearance of two of her children, thought the two had been possessed and were zombies, according to newly filed court documents. The claims were made in documents filed last week in an Arizona court by Vallow’s niece’s ex-husband, who has also said his former […]

Sport

What we love about Brighton and Hove Albion

This week at ProSoccerTalk we will be detailing what we love about each Premier League club competing in the 2019-20 season and next up it is Brighton and Hove Albion. Each day we will release details on why who adore each team in particular as we remind ourselves just how awesome the PL is as […]

Lifestyle

Bacterial protein fragment kills lung cells in pulmonary fibrosis, study finds

A bacterial protein fragment instigates lung tissue death in pulmonary fibrosis, a mysterious disease affecting millions of people worldwide, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Mie University in Japan. Led by Illinois microbiology and animal sciences professor Isaac Cann and Mie University immunology professor Dr. Esteban […]

Business

Dollar pares losses as investors wait on stimulus bill

The dollar gave up most of its early losses on Tuesday as investors waited on a Senate stimulus bill meant to blunt the economic impact of the spreading coronavirus, and after U.S. President Donald Trump pressed his case for a re-opening of the U.S. economy by mid-April. Senior Democrats and Republicans said on Tuesday they […]

Technology

Coronavirus disruption sees Chrome skip version 82, Microsoft pause Edge releases

With the coronavirus forcing many people to work from home, the disruption is affecting release schedules. Google is skipping version 82 of Chrome, and Microsoft has put a hold on new Edge browser updates. Google last week announced that it would be pausing its Chrome and Chrome OS releases due to adjusted work schedules caused […]

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2020 census: What LGBTQ Americans should know

As households across the United States start to receive their 2020 census packets, LGBTQ advocacy groups are ramping up efforts to ensure lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people living in the country are counted and understand what’s at stake when it comes to the decennial survey. “We want LGBTQ folks to know that census […]

Sport

Baseball Question of the Day: What is your least-popular baseball opinion?

Another day of no baseball news, another conversation-starter question by your descending-into-increasing-madness blogger-in-chief. No, really, I’m fine. Having my wife working six feet from me after a decade of workplace solitude, all while playing her playlist of 80s slow jams is totally fine. I mean, not gonna lie, I like a lot of the jams, […]

Lifestyle

Older people generally more emotionally healthy, better able to resist daily temptations

The stereotype of grumpy old people apparently doesn’t hold up under closer inspection. A new study from Duke and Vanderbilt University psychologists finds that older people are generally more emotionally stable and better able to resist temptations in their daily lives. “There is evidence here that emotional health and regulation improve with age,” said Daisy […]

Business

Stocks, gold surge as Congress nears $2 trillion aid package

Stock markets soared on Tuesday, with a gauge of global equities posting its biggest gain since the coronavirus roiled financial markets a month ago, as the U.S. Congress zoned in on a $2 trillion stimulus package to curb the pandemic’s economic toll. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said a deal was “very close” for an […]

Technology

Plague Inc.’s new mode lets players save the world from a pandemic instead of destroying it

Plague Inc., the strategy game that tasks players with creating a disease for wiping out humanity, might feel a little too close to reality right now, but it’s getting a new mode that’s a lot more optimistic: save the world from an outbreak instead of destroying it. Plague Inc.’s developer, Ndemic Creations, recently donated $250,000 […]