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Weak Jobs Report May Have Actually Helped the…

A weaker-than-expected jobs report didn't hurt the markets on Friday. In fact, it might have helped as Wall Street pushed further into record territory, reports CNBC . The Dow rose 248 points to 30,218, the S&P 500 rose 32 points to 3,699, and the Nasdaq rose 87 points to...

Packers' versatile offensive line keeps…

Injuries are forcing the Green Bay Packers to shuffle their offensive line again this week

NASA observatory captures spectacular solar…

NASA observatory captures spectacular solar eruption

10 Stealthy Facts About Ninjas (International…

10 Stealthy Facts About Ninjas. In honor of International Ninja Day, here are ten facts about the mysterious warriors. 1. Ninjas were known for their skills in guerrilla warfare, assassination, sabotage, espionage and infiltration. 2. Though secretive, ninjas adhered to a strict hierarchy that eventually evolved into larger territorial guilds. 3. Ninjas were heroes to the lower classes in Japan, often recruited by those unable to afford the services of the upper-class samurai. 4. Because they didn't carry large swords, Ninjas often used whatever was available as a weapon. 5. Employing secrecy as a means of survival, ninjas also encouraged exaggerated tales of their exploits to incite intimidation. 6. Ninjas wearing all black is a modern day conception. They did their best to blend in to their surroundings. 7. Part of ninja training included in-depth knowledge of various forms of medicines, including a mysterious "black medicine" used to stop bleeding. 8. Ninjas used little "smoke bombs" of ash contained in an eggshell to create confusion or misdirect their enemies. 9. Female ninjas were common. They often used hair pins and nail attachments as weapons. 10. Ninjas would often carry crickets, using their chirps to cover the sounds of their movements

CDC Makes Significant Change to Its Mask Advice

The worsening coronavirus situation has driven the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand its guidance on face masks. They should be worn indoors at all times, new guidance issued Friday says, with the only exception being at home. "Compelling evidence now supports the benefits of cloth face masks"...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls For Fresh $1,200…

Mario Tama/Getty Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday doubled down on her call for a fresh wave of $1,200 direct payments to Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing unemployment. "If people don't get UI assistance, and if they don't get a stimulus check, then relief isn't going to be felt in their lives, not in a substantive way," Ocasio-Cortez told NBC News. Rep. Rashida Tlaib and GOP Sen. Josh Hawley are also other members of Congress urging a second round of stimulus checks.

Menorah fire safety tips

When celebrating Hanukkah, here are some important menorah fire safety precautions to keep in mind.

Heks

Trailer for 'Heks' starring Coco Lloyd, Mari Molefe van Heerden, Mary-Anne Barlow, Christopher Jaftha, Hungani Ndlovu

House Makes Landmark Move on Marijuana

Reflecting changing attitudes among Americans, the House voted Friday to decriminalize marijuana. The measure, approved with support from both parties on a 228-164 vote, also would expunge nonviolent convictions related to marijuana offenses, the New York Times reports. And the drug would no longer be covered by the Controlled Substances...

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He Co-Founded Apple. Now, a New Venture for 'the…

Steve Wozniak was in his mid-20s when he co-founded Apple in the garage at Steve Jobs' parents' place. He left the company about a decade later, and now, 35 years after that, "the Woz" is feeling the entrepreneurial itch once more. The 70-year-old is launching Efforce, a green tech and...

UN health chief: World can start dreaming of…

The U_N_ health chief says positive results from coronavirus vaccine trials mean the world “can begin to dream about the end of the pandemic.”

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Plane crash lands on Minnesota highway, no…

Plane crash lands on Minnesota highway, no injuries

This Day in History: The Washington Monument Is…

This Day in History: , The Washington Monument Is Completed. December 6, 1884. The Washington Monument stood as the tallest man-made structure in the world at the time. A monument to honor the nation's first president, George Washington, had been a focus of Congress since 1783. The Washington Monument Society began raising funds for the structure in 1832. Though fundraising efforts had fallen well short of the the $1 million budget, construction of Robert Mills' design began on July 4, 1848. . Construction was halted in the mid- 1850s and did not begin again until 1876. Once completed, the 555-foot-tall monument utilized more than 35,000 marble and granite bricks. Today, 800,000 people visit the monument yearly

'Con Queen of Hollywood' Suspect Is Arrested

Hollywood loves a good con artist story, but this one might hit a little too close to home. In this case, the victims were aspiring stars who were allegedly duped by a man impersonating top female Hollywood execs over the phone. The FBI has just announced the arrest of a...

'Mulan' Now Available On Disney+

"Mulan" is now available to watch on Disney Plus as part of a regular subscription without an extra fee. The movie originally debuted as a Premier Access title. The cost of the movie is $29.99. That's in addition to the price of a Disney Plus membership. On October 6, Disney also made "Mulan" available for purchase from Amazon, Vudu, FandangoNow, and other digital retailers. Disney Plus costs $6.99 per month, or $69.99 per year for an annual plan.

Nor'easter to unleash rain, snow this weekend

Strong winds and heavy rain will target the coastal areas and I-95 corridor, while the interior could receive accumulating snow.

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Trailer for 'Anything for Jackson' starring Sheila McCarthy, Julian Richings, Konstantina Mantelos, Josh Cruddas, Yannick Bisson

Insults Fly Between GOP Senator, Chinese…

John Ratcliffe isn't the only Republican going after China these days. The Hill lays out the chronology of a tiff this week between Tennessee Sen. Marsha Blackburn and a Chinese journalist, starting with Blackburn's Thursday morning tweet thanking President Trump for banning cotton produced by forced Uighur labor. "The US...

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'Miracle' at Walmart Involves One Smart Dog

An Alabama woman had been missing her dog for three weeks when the unthinkable happened: The pooch found her. June Rountree was beginning to lose hope that she'd ever see her dog, Abby, again after the 4-year-old lab-pitbull mix slipped out of her collar in the backyard of Rountree's Dothan...

Google AI researcher's exit sparks ethics, bias…

Artificial intelligence scholar Timnit Gebru helped improve Google’s public image as a company that elevates Black computer scientists and questions harmful uses of AI technology

1-pound dog with backward legs thinks he's the…

1-pound dog with backward legs thinks he's the king