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215 gray whales got stranded on North American shores last year. Scientists think some of them were blinded during solar storms.

The research found that during solar storms, gray whales are more likely to get stranded on shore.The researchers suggests that these solar storms cause gray whales' internal compasses to shut down, preventing them from navigating accurately. ...

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Crossing guard killed: "Mr. Bob," 88-year-old crossing guard, dies saving two kids from speeding car

An 88-year-old crossing guard died tragically this week when he was hit by a car while saving two children from being struck by the vehicle.Bob Nill of Kansas City, Kansas, was affectionately known to the community as "Mr. ...

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Why I'm happy I'm getting my smallest tax refund ever this year

I'm happy to report that it worked — I'm getting my smallest federal refund ever at about $200.By spreading out regular contributions over an extended period of time, you're taking advantage of a financial strategy called dollar-cost averaging, which effectively lowers how much you're paying per share for an investment. ...

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Changes in tax law you should know about this year

The IRS is heading into its busiest week of the tax season, with millions of Americans expected to file their federal income tax returns.While the changes in tax law for this year aren't as significant as in 2019, which followed the biggest overhaul in a generation, there are some changes people should be aware of. ...

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Louisville's Jordan Nwora player of the year candidate, NBA Draft pick

“He’s improved so much from when we first coached him, and from last year.A calf injury prevented Nwora from participating in last year’s NBA draft combine, which clouded his chances of being a surefire first-round pick. ...

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I've been using a portable $60 standing desk for over a year — and I'm never going back

After a lifetime of sitting, I switched to a standing desk at my home office over a year ago.I thought about having a new one made from wood, but then I discovered the Stand Stand portable standing desk. ...

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10-Year Rates May Climb To As High As 2% As Risk-Taking Returns

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The risk appetite among investors appears to be on the rise and that means yields may be on their way higher.Another sign that yields may climb is found in the relative strength index which reached oversold levels below and is now trending higher. ...

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Tessa Majors murder: 14-year-old male teen arrested and indicted today in stabbing death of Barnard College student

Authorities said Saturday they arrested a 14-year-old in connection the stabbing death of Barnard College student Tessa Majors.She was stabbed multiple times in December at a Manhattan park not far from the campus. ...

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Oklahoma lethal injections: Attorney General says Mike Hunter state to resume executions after 5 year hold

Governor Kevin Stitt, Attorney General Mike Hunter and Oklahoma Department of Corrections Director Scott Crow said in a joint news release that the state will resume executions using a three-drug lethal injection protocol and that a source for the drugs has been secured.The execution protocol announced Thursday utilizes the same drugs that Oklahoma used previously including midazolam, which the U. ...

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104-year-old Marine Bill White surprised with thousands of Valentine's Day cards

Stockton, California — At the age of 104, Major Bill White remains every inch the Marine he was in World War II.He's seen combat, but he's never seen so many valentines. ...

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Matthew Harris Jouett 200-year-old religious painting found, restored

But that didn’t ease Tomes' white-knuckle grip on the steering wheel.The colossal painting, known as "The Dead Christ Mourned (The Three Maries) After Carracci," by Kentucky painter Matthew Harris Jouett and his apprentice John Grimes, had been successfully restored. ...

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"Sunday Morning"'s film critic forecasts this year's winners of the Academy Awards, and believes not all those "sure things" are sure things

The smartest advice I've gotten about betting on the Oscars is: Don't put your money on what you like best.Some people have said, "Why would they nominate junk like 'Joker'? ...

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Check out performance clips and interviews with stars nominated for this year's Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

Check out clips and interviews below with the five nominees for this year's Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.And everybody has an idea of what Fred is, what Fred was like, the mysteries behind Fred. ...

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Check out performance clips and interviews with stars nominated for this year's Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

Nominees for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, from left: Kathy Bates, "Richard Jewell"; Laura Dern, "Marriage Story"; Scarlett Johansson, "Jojo Rabbit"; Florence Pugh, "Little Women"; and Margot Robbie, "Bombshell.Sunday Profile: Laura Dern




Dern's "Marriage Story" performance has won her the Screen Actors Guild Award. ...

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Teofimo Lopez, a 22-year-old American, says he's doing all he can to fight one of the world's best boxers because he 'ain't no b----'

Teofimo Lopez, a 22-year-old American fighter, enjoyed the best year of his career in 2019.But Lopez told Business Insider he wants an even bigger year in 2020. ...

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Businessperson of the Year 2019

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Why the UK's online gambling market is bracing for a year of tough legislative changes

info's best UK online gambling sites for guidance.Last year, Carolyn Harris, Labour MP for Swansea East and chair of the Gambling Related Harm APPG, described the online gambling industry as an "unregulated wild west". ...

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Monarch butterfly population in California at critically low levels for second year in a row

The number of monarch butterflies spending the winter along California's coast is at critically low levels — for the second year in a row.Between 1994 and 2016, the eastern monarch population plunged more than 80% and a federal review found "a substantial probability" of collapse in the next two decades. ...

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Dwight Howard’s Officially Back In The Dunk Contest, Redemption Year Staying Strong

KEY POINTSDwight Howard has been on a redemption year in his second stint with the LakersHoward has confirmed his participation in the 2020 Slam Dunk ContestFavorites Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon are possible contestants for this year's contestThe 2019-2020 season has been Dwight Howard’s redemption year.Being an eight-time All-Star and three-time Defensive Player of the Year, Howard was considered as one of the best big men in the league. ...

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Dallas school bus attack: Video shows 5-year-old being violently bullied

The video shows the 5-year-old girl being assaulted multiple times.At some point, the girl screams for the bus driver to help. ...

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