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  • Ken Jennings returning to ‘Jeopardy!’ as top 3 winners compete for ‘The Greatest of All Time’

    The three top winners in “Jeopardy!” history are set to compete against each other during a prime time event on ABC in January. It was announced Monday that “Jeopardy” alums Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer will vie for the title as top champ of the champs on the popular game show. They will compete in a series of matches. The first competitor to win three matches will receive $1 million and the title of “Jeopardy! The Greatest of […]

  • Doctors removed a tumor the size of a soccer ball from a man’s neck

    The New Jersey man had just one option to get rid of the massive tumor that had been growing on his neck and was now threatening his life: Remove it. But its placement made that a risky endeavor. Milton Wingert, 81, had been to several physicians to see the tumor over the past six months, but most were concerned about what it would take to remove the growth. Then Wingert turned to Dr. Nazir Khan, a head and neck surgeon […]

  • Taco Bell wants you to take its tacos, stick ’em in a blender, and serve them as bisque this Thanksgiving

    For years, Thanksgiving feasts have featured bland roast turkeys, canned cranberry sauce and boxed stuffing mix. Thanks to Taco Bell, these painfully generic holiday dishes will plague American families no longer. Instead, the food chain wants you to serve blended Taco Bell Rolled Chicken Tacos at your traditional holiday dinner. Taco Bell headquarters hosts an annual Friendsgiving dinner for its employees, where every dish features an innovative Taco Bell spin. Past delicacies have included nacho fries au gratin (?) and […]

  • Microsoft tried a 4-day workweek in Japan. Productivity jumped 40%

    A growing number of smaller companies are adopting a four-day workweek. Now the results of a recent trial at Microsoft suggest it could work even for the biggest businesses.

  • At least 10 people were shot, 4 fatally, at a backyard football watch party in Fresno, California

    A group of family and friends were gathered in a backyard Sunday to watch a football game when a gunman walked up and began shooting, killing four young men and wounding six others.

  • Veterinarian opens up about suicide rates rising throughout the profession

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (WTKR) — Kristen Seymour rushes through the halls of Acredale Animal Hospital in Virginia Beach. She’s a veterinarian who has just finished a morning of surgeries and back-to-back appointments with pets. “I actually tried really hard not to be a veterinarian because I knew what I was getting into, but it ended up being the only thing that really made sense for me,” she says. Seymour’s mom is a veterinarian, so she was familiar with the long […]

  • Wanted: 10,000 dogs for the largest-ever study on aging in canines

    On this we can all agree: The lifespan of a dog is far too short. The Dog Aging Project hopes to change that. Researchers are hoping to study a group of 10,000 dogs over the course of 10 years to see whether they can improve the life expectancy of canines and their overall quality of life. Dogs’ lives are six to 12 times shorter than that of humans, according to a study by the Frontiers in Veterinary Science. The researchers, which include teams […]

  • Two Arkansas chemistry professors arrested for allegedly making meth

    Two Arkansas chemistry professors have been arrested and accused of making methamphetamine, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Department. And no, neither of them is named Walter White. Terry David Bateman, 45, and Bradley Allen Rowland, 40, both associate professors of chemistry at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, were taken into custody Friday afternoon, the sheriff’s department said in a news release. They face charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and using drug paraphernalia. A university science center was closed October […]

  • Pete Buttigieg surges to first place in Iowa, new poll shows

    There is a new Democratic front-runner in Iowa, and his name is Pete Buttigieg. The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, holds a clear lead in the first-in-the-nation caucus state, climbing to 25% in a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers. That marks a 16-point increase in support for Buttigieg since the September CNN/DMR poll. This survey comes on the heels of other recent polls that have shown Buttigieg joining the top tier of the Democratic primary race in Iowa. Behind Buttigieg, there […]

  • Boeing and SpaceX face ‘significant’ challenges in delayed NASA program

    (CNN) — Government oversight officials issued a scathing report about delays in NASA’s commercial crew program, warning that Boeing and SpaceX are facing “significant safety and technical challenges” with their spacecraft — which could leave NASA astronauts stranded on the ground next year. The report, published Thursday by NASA’s Office of Inspector General, also said that the space agency unnecessarily allocated $187 million to Boeing. As a result, the OIG estimates that NASA will pay roughly $90 million per seat […]

  • Colin Kaepernick says no to NFL workout and holds his own session for media

    Colin Kaepernick on Saturday strode over to a flock of reporters gathered on a bizarre day during which the free-agent quarterback skipped an NFL-sponsored workout and held one of his own. He had a message for the league: The ball is in their court, so to speak. “So we’re waiting for the 32 owners, the 32 teams, (Commissioner) Roger Goodell, all of them to stop running,” said the 32-year-old, who hasn’t played in nearly three years following a season in […]

  • Venice is flooding. What lies ahead for its cultural and historical sites?

    Images of the flooded St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice have shocked many across the world this week. Since Tuesday, parts of the city were damaged by the most severe high waters Venice has seen in over half a century, with six-foot high tide levels engulfing 85% of its streets and buildings, some of which are of tremendous cultural value. St. Mark’s Basilica, built in the 9th century to house the relics of St. Mark, and one of the world’s most […]

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