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Jamal Adams remains out of practice

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Wednesday that he expected safety Jamal Adams to have a limited practice. Adams didn’t. Adams missed practice with a groin injury as well as a

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New imaging technique doubles visibility of brain tumors in scans

A new three-dimensional imaging technique has been developed that greatly improves the visibility of brain tumors in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. The technique, invented by a scientist at Northwestern

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US economy grew a record 33.1% annual rate last quarter but the pandemic remains an enormous threat

The US economy in the summer recovered much of the historically enormous ground it lost in the spring, expanding at the fastest rate on record in the third quarter, the

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Corsair’s HS75 XB Wireless sounds better than most $150 gaming headsets

I mentioned in a recent review of the HyperX Cloud II Wireless that my ideal low-cost headset has to be comfortable, have great sound quality, and support for USB-C charging.

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Two dead after Zeta hammers New Orleans, roars toward Alabama

Two people are dead after Hurricane Zeta made landfall in southeastern Louisiana as a powerful Category 2 storm Wednesday afternoon before passing over New Orleans. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell

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Chris Jones limited with a groin injury; Sammy Watkins still out

Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones missed the Patriots game in Week 4 with a groin injury. He was limited in Wednesday’s practice with the same injury. Jones played a season-low

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Scientists discover second key pathway in colon cancer stem cell growth

In breakthrough colon cancer research, scientists at ChristianaCare’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute have discovered a link between two key signaling pathways crucial to the development and

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Exxon is cutting 1,900 US jobs as oil prices crumble again

ExxonMobil is cutting jobs at home and overseas as oil prices tumble on coronavirus fears. Exxon announced Thursday that it will cut about 1,900 jobs in the United States, mostly

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Huawei’s Mate 40 Pro announced with speedy 50W wireless charging

Huawei has announced the Mate 40 Pro and Pro Plus, its latest flagship devices following the P40 series from earlier this year. The phones mark the debut of Huawei’s new

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Body, dash camera video released from fatal shooting of Black man by Waukegan, Illinois police

Body camera footage released by Waukegan, Illinois, police shows the moments before the police shooting that killed a Black man and wounded a woman last week. Police released footage Wednesday

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