Sport

Rams made a run at Aaron Rodgers

The Rams ended up with one quarterback from the NFC North. They first tried to get another one. Sam Farmer of the L.A. Times reports that the Rams made a run at Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Per Farmer, the Packers were “adamant” that they weren’t trading Rodgers. Farmer didn’t specify the offer made by the […]

Lifestyle

Mortality rate up for Koreans with rheumatoid arthritis

Korean patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have increased mortality rates compared with the general population, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. Yeon-Kyung Lee, from the Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Seoul, South Korea, and colleagues examined the causes and risk for death in 2,355 […]

Business

GameStop’s ‘roller coaster’ stock whipsaws investors as online brokers restrict trades

The video game retailer GameStop’s stock saw more extreme volatility Thursday after the popular trading app Robinhood restricted transactions for it and other hot stocks whose values were boosted by a mob of online traders. In a day of wild trading, GameStop’s stock opened at $350, shot to $469, plunged to $115, then climbed and […]

Technology

Facebook Oversight Board overturns hate speech and pandemic misinformation takedowns

Facebook’s Oversight Board has issued its first round of rulings, upholding one removal and overturning four decisions involving hate speech, nudity, and misinformation. Together, the rulings take an expansive view of what users can post under the current policies, based on concerns about vague rules and protecting freedom of expression online. The Oversight Board — […]

News

Man found his wife, 31, dead in the bath after discovering hallway flooded

A young mum-of-five who was found dead in the bath after a night out “was loved more than she will ever know”, he heartbroken dad said today. Claire Louise Bevan’s husband Robert Jones found her in the bath after he discovered the hall in their home was flooded. He told a coroner today that he […]

Sport

Kyler Murray: Shoulder injury happened against the Dolphins

It appeared that Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray first injured his shoulder/arm against the Seahawks in Week 11. Murray says that the injury first occurred two games earlier. “It happened against the Dolphins,” Murray said during an appearance on PFT Live. “I don’t know if you saw, I ran into a dude like third and long, […]

Lifestyle

Some inflammatory diseases linked to stroke-associated pneumonia

For patients discharged after acute ischemic stroke (AIS), the risk for stroke-associated pneumonia (SAP) is reduced for those with psoriasis or other chronic inflammatory diseases, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. Layne Dylla, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in […]

Business

From theater director to cheese expert: Displaced workers in some industries switch careers to stay afloat

With close to 1 million people still filing for first-time unemployment benefits every week, displaced workers in industries like travel, hospitality and entertainment are finding that they have to reorient their professional skills — and in some cases, their entire career trajectories — to keep making money during the pandemic. If this sounds like a […]

Technology

With Parler down, QAnon moves onto a ‘free speech’ TikTok clone

After this month’s deadly attack at the Capitol, QAnon has been widely banished from the internet. Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok have all banned Q-related content, and the right’s favored platform, Parler, has been forced offline for weeks. But it hasn’t all disappeared. A new platform called Clapper, a “free-speech” TikTok clone, is becoming a home […]

News

RSPCA to stop prosecuting criminals in new strategy ahead of 200th anniversary

The RSPCA is planning to stop prosecuting criminals as it heads towards its 200th anniversary. Handing over the role to the Crown Prosecution Service, the charity will still investigate claims of animal cruelty and neglect. Chief executive Chris Sherwood, who joined in 2018, said the charity is proud of its “history bringing animal abusers to […]