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Venice test brings up floodgates for first time

Science & Nature - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 13:43
The system of 78 mobile barriers has taken years to construct and its design goes back to the 1980s.

Juice WRLD's posthumous album 'Legends Never Die' drops, leaving fans emotional

Entertainment - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 11:57
Late rapper Juice WRLD's hotly anticipated posthumous album "Legends Never Die" dropped Friday, prompting reports from fans that interest in the release caused his Spotify page to temporarily crash.

Nasa Mars rover Perseverance is attached to rocket

Science & Nature - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 10:41
The US space agency's next rover is placed atop of the rocket that will send it to the Red Planet.

The end of the line for cruise ships

World - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 09:15
Hundreds of cruise ships usually traverse the world's waters, but right now -- with the cruise industry on an indefinite hold due to the coronavirus pandemic -- they're mostly laid up at sea with no passengers.

Could the United Kingdom become an emerging market?

World - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 08:41
Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic are reshaping the UK economy. Could it end up looking more like Turkey, Mexico and Argentina than France, Germany and the United States?

European bison to be introduced into Kent woodland

Science & Nature - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 08:28
The European mammals will restore a rich habitat for local wildlife, conservationists say.

'Palm Springs' is like 'Groundhog Day' all over (and over) again

Entertainment - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 08:23
Andy Samberg becomes the latest "Saturday Night Live" alum to explore movie stardom with "Palm Springs," a romantic comedy co-starring Cristin Milioti. If that career arc sounds familiar, so does most everything about this breezy "Groundhog Day"-esque premise, which casts Samberg as a guy repeating the same day over and over.

Hong Kong used to be a 'safe harbor' for tech companies. Not anymore

World - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 02:59
For decades, Silicon Valley giants shut out of China by the country's massive censorship apparatus have continued to operate in Hong Kong thanks to the city's unique political status that guaranteed it a free internet.

'Glee' actress Naya Rivera is presumed dead after disappearing at a lake in California, authorities say

Entertainment - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 02:32
Rescuers will resume their search Thursday morning for "Glee" actress Naya Rivera after she went missing from a lake in Southern California.

Dolly Parton, Lil Nas X and more to perform at first ever virtual GLAAD Media Awards

Entertainment - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 01:40
Even though the coronavirus has wreaked havoc on Hollywood's awards shows, organizations and networks are still finding ways to make it happen.

England's future water supplies at 'serious risk'

Science & Nature - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 23:48
MPs warn some regions will run out of water within the next 20 years unless "urgent action" is taken.

Climate change: Road plans will scupper CO2 targets, report says

Science & Nature - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 23:47
The majority of emissions cuts from electric cars will be wiped out by new road-building.

What one of the few White 'Hamilton' cast members learned about race

Entertainment - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 22:08
Besides transforming Broadway and delivering maybe the most memorable history lesson ever, "Hamilton" also broke ground by being intentional about diversity in its casting.
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