Thursday, February 15, 2024

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Maker of Tinder, Hinge sued over ‘addictive’ dating apps that put profits over love

Match Group was sued on Wednesday for violating consumer protection laws for allegedly addicting dating app users through "predatory" practices that mislead people searching for romantic partners. (Image credit: Patrick...

Remembering Bob Edwards, Peabody Award-winning broadcast journalist

Edwards, who died Feb. 10, was the first and longest-serving host of NPR's Morning Edition, from the show's inception in 1979 until 2004. Originally...

Ukrainian soldiers’ valentines arrive by ‘train of love’

Ukrainian soldiers on a break from the front lines meet up with their wives and girlfriends, who arrive on the so-called "train of love,"...

So you think you know all about the plague?

A case in Oregon is a rarity in the United States. It is not expected to spread. But this ancient and deadly disease...

In Greece, same-sex couples await a landmark parliamentary vote on marriage equality

Greece's parliament is set to vote Thursday on same-sex marriage legislation that includes new parental rights for LGBTQ couples. The Greek Orthodox Church opposes...

In Greece, same-sex couples await a landmark parliamentary vote on marriage equality

Greece's parliament is set to vote Thursday on same-sex marriage legislation that includes new parental rights for LGBTQ couples. The Greek Orthodox Church opposes...

Gun violence killed them. Now, their voices will lobby Congress to do more using AI

On the 6th anniversary of the mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., gun control advocates experiment with AI-generated audio messages of recreated voices of victims...

House votes to impeach Mayorkas; Democrats flip George Santos’ seat

The House voted along party lines to impeach Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas. A Democrat won the New York special election to replace GOP...

House votes to impeach Mayorkas; Democrats flip George Santos’ seat

The House voted along party lines to impeach Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas. A Democrat won the New York special election to replace GOP...

Tai chi reduces blood pressure better than aerobic exercise, study finds

The slow-moving Chinese martial art tai chi is known to increase flexibility and balance. Now, research suggests it's more effective at reducing blood pressure...

The CDC may be reconsidering its COVID isolation guidance

The current guidance advises five days of isolation. Unnamed health officials have indicated that this guidance may soon go away, a move that troubles...