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Watchdog: Syrian air force responsible for chemical attacks

The global chemical weapons watchdog has issued a report blaming the Syrian air force for a series of chemical attacks in late March 2017 on the central town of Ltamenah

Watch Zookeeper's Hilarious Interaction With Baby…

Watch a zookeeper's interaction with a baby hippo.

Bernie Sanders Drops Out Of The Race For President

Sen. Bernie Sanders' decision to end his presidential campaign is a marked departure from 2016, when he never officially conceded to Hillary Clinton.

Zoom Hid Security Flaws: Shareholder

Shares in videoconferencing app Zoom hit record highs at the end of last month as COVID-19 forced people to work and socialize from home. Then came the drop, coinciding with concerns about " zoombombing " and other security and privacy issues. Another drop in stock price came Tuesday, with shares closing at...

Jon M. Chu's 'bingeable watch'

Jon M. Chu, who executive produced new series "Home After Dark," discusses turning a real life story of a nine-year-old journalist breaking a cold case into a family show. (April 8)

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French aircraft carrier ends mission amid…

France’s defense ministry says the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle is heading back to port amid a possible on-board outbreak of the new coronavirus

6 Books Recommended by the 2020 Quarantine Book…

6 Books Recommended by the 2020 Quarantine Book Club After realizing how many book events would be canceled due to shelter-in-place orders, Texas author and librarian Pamela Skjolsvik founded the 2020 Quarantine Book Club on March 15. "They are books by, or about, women facing monumental challenges, which is kind of like all of us right now," Skjolsvik said. These are some of her picks. 1. 'The Yellow Bird Sings,' by Jennifer Rosner 2. 'Wildland,' by Rebecca Hodge 3. 'You and Me and Us,' by Alison Hammer 4. 'Kept Animals,' by Kate Milliken 5. 'No Bad Deed,' by Heather Chavez 6. 'The Big Finish,' by Brooke Fossey

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Amazon Pulls Plug on Amazon Shipping

Because of the coronavirus, Amazon is dealing with so many delivery orders right now that it just decided to rob its own Peter to pay Paul. Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that, starting in June, the e-commerce giant will halt Amazon Shipping, a fledgling service available in just a...

Daily dose of sunshine: How PTSD and coronavirus…

AccuWeather speaks with Dr. Erik Fisher, also known as "Dr. E," to talk about how many of those in quarantine are facing PTSD-like symptoms.

John Prine, Country-Folk Singer, Dead at 73

John Prine, Country-Folk Singer, Dead at 73 Prine died due to complications caused by COVID-19 at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, TN. The singer and songwriter is counted as one the favorite artists by the likes of Bob Dylan and Kris Kristofferson. Bob Dylan, via 'The New York Times' Born in the Midwest, Prine learned to play the guitar as a child after his family had moved to Kentucky. He recorded albums for Atlantic and Asylum records, as well as under his own label, Oh Boy Records. He received Grammy awards in 1992 and 2006. In 2019, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Prine was chosen for the lifetime achievement Grammy in 2020. John Prine, via 'The New York Times'

Furloughs spread, housing disrupted, economic…

There are growing indications of a severe economic disruption from the pandemic, from national economies to small businesses

Today in History for April 8th

Highlights on this day in history: Funeral of Pope John Paul II; Pablo Picasso dies at 91; Teen aids patient Ryan White dies at 18; Hank Aaron hits 715th home run; Kurt Cobain found dead in home from self-inflicted gunshot wound. (April 8)

A 'Tentative Climb' at the Open for the Dow

Dr. Anthony Fauci offered words of encouragement on Wednesday, and the markets took notice. CNBC reports the Dow opened up 300 points, or 1.4% and just below 23,000, after Fauci indicated a coronavirus turnaround could come into play next week. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq both rose 1....

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VIRUS DIARY: Life with an essential worker is a…

Many essential workers are still going to the workplace every day while millions of Americans work from home or have lost their jobs

Here's Why People Didn't Smile In Old Photographs

Here's why people didn't smile in old photographs.

Fourth Coronavirus Relief Package Tied Up In…

Democrats want the package passed this month, but Republican aides say that's unlikely.

When Will Kids Go Back to School? Fauci Predicts

The White House coronavirus task force press briefings have become an almost daily occurrence, and Americans often look to hearing Dr. Anthony Fauci speak about his expectations on when to expect relief from the virus and its associated restrictions. Parents in particular have a pressing question amid all the school...

ShowBiz Minute: Prine, R Kelly, Fitness

Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73; Judge: R Kelly must remain locked up amid coronavirus crisis; Celebrities are still keeping up with their fitness goals behind closed doors. (April 8)

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Track world championships rescheduled for July…

The track world championships have been rescheduled for July 15-24, 2022

Domino's Is Donating 10 Million Slices of Pizza…

Domino's Is Donating 10 Million Slices of Pizza Across the US The pizza chain recently announced its plan to feed Americans in need amid the coronavirus pandemic. Domino's, via press release Domino's, via press release All 6,126 Domino's locations across the country are expected to chip in. Domino's, via press release Domino's, via press release Domino's, via press release

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Tired American Workers About to Get a 'Day of…

Lowe's has 2,200 stores in the US and Canada, and every single one of them will be closed on Easter Sunday so that all of its 300,000 employees can get a break. CEO Marvin Ellison described his team as "nothing short of heroic" for working so hard during...

Storm continues its journey across Southwest

The wet weather will persist into Thursday as the storm moves east across parts of Arizona, Nevada and Utah.

Jeff Bezos Donates $100 Million to US Food Banks

Jeff Bezos Donates $100 Million to US Food Banks Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to food banks across the U.S. The donation will go to Feeding America, a Chicago-based network of more than 200 food banks that feed 46 million people. Feeding America is ranked the second-largest U.S. charity by revenue, according to 'Forbes.' In 2019, the nonprofit reportedly generated $2.9 billion in revenue, most of which went toward sending food to pantries. Feeding America CEO Claire Babineaux-Fontenot said Bezos's donation is the largest single gift in the organization's history. Jeff Bezos, via Instagram