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Teen with measles visited Disneyland, Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier
A teenager from New Zealand visited Los Angeles and Orange counties this month and made a trip to Disneyland while she was sick with measles, potentially…
Aug 23, 2019 23:59 UTC Health Read More

Vape lung has claimed its first victim, and the CDC is investigating
A person has died from what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speculate is a vaping-related condition. Nearly 200 other cases of varying…
Aug 23, 2019 23:57 UTC Health Read More

The "Inverted Yield Curve" Is Signaling a Recession; These Stocks Could Weather the Storm
Dividend stocks tend to be more recession-resistant, but some non-dividend-paying growth stocks also performed well during the Great Recession.
Aug 23, 2019 23:49 UTC Business Read More

VMworld: Look at Acquisitions for Virtualization's Cloud Play
When the doors swing open at San Francisco's Moscone Center next week to welcome attendees to this year's VMworld conference, host company VMware will…
Aug 23, 2019 23:40 UTC Business Read More

Popeyes released a chicken sandwich, and it's causing total chaos at this Phoenix location
The Popeyes chicken sandwich is taking over the internet. But at this Phoenix restaurant, it's also causing chaos.
Aug 23, 2019 23:38 UTC Business Read More

Trump raises tariffs on China and threatens Fed chairman; markets tumble
President Trump ratcheted up tariffs on $550 billion of Chinese imports, told American companies doing business in China to find alternatives and denounced…
Aug 23, 2019 23:36 UTC Markets Read More

Tech firms must give up their awkward secret: Humans
Among the thousands upon thousands of words that make up the privacy policies of the tech giants, one you rarely find is “human”. Zero uses of the word in…
Aug 23, 2019 23:29 UTC Technology Read More

Erika Zak, mom who inspired millions in her fight to get a liver, dies at 39
Erika Zak, the mother who inspired millions through her resilience to fight for a liver transplant, died early Friday during surgery, her husband, Scott Powers, told…
Aug 23, 2019 23:28 UTC Health Read More

APD sees first decline in behavioral health calls in 9 years
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque police deal with a barrage of mental health-related calls. But for the first time, they're seeing those numbers…
Aug 23, 2019 23:11 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Shooting star lights up western sky in Washington and British Columbia
SPOKANE, Wash. — This is only the second time in my life that I've seen a meteor flash this bright in the night sky. And I was in the right place, at the right time,…
Aug 23, 2019 23:09 UTC Science Read More

DoorDash CEO Says Its Drivers Will Receive the Full Amount of Tips
After a workers' rights organization reported in February that DoorDash using tips to cover drivers' base pay, the company promised to look into its policies.
Aug 23, 2019 22:59 UTC Business Read More

House Financial Services Committee Will Continue Libra Review
Representative Maxine Waters, chair of the United States House of Representatives' Financial Services Committee, says the committee will continue to review…
Aug 23, 2019 22:56 UTC Business Read More

Report: The average Oahu driver spends 64 hours in congestion each year
The average number of hours Oahu drivers are stuck in traffic each year was the sixth highest among all urban areas across the nation.
Aug 23, 2019 22:55 UTC Business Read More

Everything We Know About The PlayStation 5 So Far: Games, Release Window, Specs, Price, And More
The next generation of PlayStation consoles is not far away--here's everything we know about what Sony has in store.
Aug 23, 2019 22:52 UTC Technology Read More

Densification of Cloud, Network Drives Edge Computing
In today's cloud computing era, the premise is that computing is cheap enough that enterprises can consume IT as a *service*.
Aug 23, 2019 22:51 UTC Computing Read More

VMware: "We Bought Carbon Black for $2.1B!" Analysts: "Oh... Why?"
The deal VMware unveiled this week to buy cybersecurity firm Carbon Black triggered a heaping share of skepticism. “I'm having a hard time with the Carbon.
Aug 23, 2019 22:47 UTC Business Read More

A First Look At Nintendo's Switch Lite In The Wild
Gamescom 2019 has brought us plenty of exciting game news, and we also got our first glimpse of the Nintendo Switch Lite.
Aug 23, 2019 22:39 UTC Technology Read More

As Gannett, GateHouse merge, newspaper cost-cutting persists
NEW YORK (AP) — Just a week after announcing its $1.4 billion acquisition of Gannett , GateHouse Media was again laying off journalists and other workers at…
Aug 23, 2019 22:36 UTC Business Read More

New Zealand 'simplified' asthma inhaler combo treatment reduces attacks, study shows
Researchers have found a way of treating asthma that reduces the chance of an attack by a third. Dr Richard Beasley co-authored the Medical Research Institute…
Aug 23, 2019 22:34 UTC Health Read More

Senior at Kingsley-Pierson School implements new Mental Heath program
Students carry a lot when they walk through the doors of their school: their bookbag, textbooks, and for some, anxiety and worries. Kianna Hackett is a senior at…
Aug 23, 2019 22:33 UTC Mental-Health Read More

3rd patient contracts dengue fever in Miami-Dade
MIAMI (WSVN) - Health officials have issued an alert after another person contracted dengue fever in Miami-Dade. Health officials said this is the third case of…
Aug 23, 2019 22:32 UTC Health Read More

CNN, MSNBC condemn Trump's 'flippant comment' about Moulton withdrawal hitting stock market
CNN and MSNBC had strong reactions Friday to President Trump's tweet placing blame for the massive drop in the stock market on Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass.
Aug 23, 2019 22:29 UTC Markets Read More

First vaper reported dead after mysterious lung disease
The first person has died after being hospitalized from what appears to be an unknown lung illness linked to vaping, according to the CDC.
Aug 23, 2019 22:23 UTC Health Read More



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