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Browns try to turn things around vs. Steelers

Head coach Hue Jackson of the Cleveland Browns has vowed to make his team and one of the oldest, most bitter rivalries in the NFL more competitive, and he already has had a little success at the latter heading into Sunday’s opener against the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers at 1 p.m. (ET) at FirstEnergy Stadium. The…

9 things I learned after breastfeeding for nearly 2 years

KUSA — August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, with the first week designated as World Breastfeeding Week. The goal is to celebrate breastfeeding and build awareness and support. Health and scientific organizations — such as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) — recommend feeding only breast milk for the…

9 things I learned after breastfeeding for nearly 2 years

KUSA — August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, with the first week designated as World Breastfeeding Week. The goal is to celebrate breastfeeding and build awareness and support. Health and scientific organizations — such as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) — recommend feeding only breast milk for the…

Dust in space: 10 cool things to know

Dark lanes of dust crisscross the giant elliptical galaxy Centaurus A in this image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. Image via NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration. By Preston Dyches/NASA Science To most of us, dust is something to be cleaned up, washed off or wiped away. But the tiny particles that float…

5 things you need to know about the Tax Holiday

More City Life It was a give-and-take from beginning to end, but in April Gov. Scott Walker signed into law both a child tax rebate and sales tax holiday for parents buying “back to school” items for their families. The word “holiday” might give you the wrong idea — we’re not celebrating taxes that day, but rather…

Crazy things that have happened during this year’s Shark Week

July 22 to 29 marked the 30th anniversary of the legendary Shark Week. Discovery Channel was not playing this year. As if the shows on Shark Week aren’t dramatic AF already with watchbait names such as “Shark Trek,” “Jaws of the Deep,” “Great White Abyss,” “Shark After Dark” and the “Air Jaws” series (the list goes on), golden…

5 Things We Learned From TCA: Day 5

Netflix returned to the TCA summer press tour with a variety of new and returning shows on Sunday. Netflix vice president of original programming Cindy Holland made her first appearance at TCA, while Nicole Byer admirably performed as the streaming giant’s master of ceremonies for the day. Here are five things we learned from Sunday’s session.…

4 Things We Learned at TCA: Day 4

Starz, Amazon, and AMC braved the TCA summer press tour on Saturday. Charles Donalson III of the docuseries “America to Me” held the gathered reporters in rapt attention with an impassioned speech, while Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke touted the company’s diversity. Here are 4 things we learned from Saturday’s session. 1. Charles Donalson III,…

Five things to keep an eye on during Raiders training camp

The 2018 Raiders start training camp practice Friday morning. It’s gonna be a circus. Jon Gruden’s the main attraction, drawing national interest in his return to coaching. They’ll come for the raised eyebrows and the passionate banter and, maybe, a few four-letter words. They stay to see how Raiders players adapt to new schemes and…

5 things to know about new Chicago police consent decree

A proposed consent decree to reform the Chicago Police Department was released Friday afternoon by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The 225-page decree proposes limiting police use of force in some instances, works to provide greater transparency in cases of police discipline but appears to leave some questions unanswered. “Reform and…

3 things Steve Jobs had wrong about the App Store

The original iPhone, as innovative as it was, didn’t truly mature into the device we know it as today until July of 2008, when iPhone OS 2.0 was released. The free software update, compatible with the first generation iPhone and preinstalled on the iPhone 3G, added the App Store. The new service provided developers with…

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Associated Press/Seth Wenig Hello! Here’s what’s happening on Tuesday. 1. US President Donald Trump may revoke the security clearances of former intelligence officials critical of him. Former top officials retain security clearances in case they need to be consulted on old matters. 2. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley distanced herself from Trump on…

3 Big Things Today, July 23

1. Grains, Beans Little Changed Overnight on China Vs. Demand Last Week Grains and soybeans were little changed overnight as investors weigh continued worries about the escalating trade war with China against strong export sales last week. The U.S. kicked off the trade spat with the Asian nation by imposing tariffs on $34 billion worth of…

5 Things Delta Air Lines, Inc. Wants You to Know

2018 has been a rough year for U.S. airlines. Fuel prices have been rising, and airfares haven’t kept up thus far. As a result, the industry’s pre-tax margin is on track to decline for a third consecutive year. That said, Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) is outperforming its peers. On Thursday, it reported solid second-quarter results.…

Things are going from bad to worse for Apple in India

The world’s second-largest smartphone market isn’t exactly turning out to be the next China for Apple. Despite its increased focus on India, Apple is all set to see a slower year-on-year growth in iPhone sales in the country in 2018. “iPhone India sales were weak in the first half of 2018, and even if they…

20 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Spider-Man

by Thomas Marshall – on Jul 14, 2018 in Lists The amazing, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man: Web-head, Wall-crawler, Web-slinger. This hero, known by his many alias, burst onto the scene in 1962 with Amazing Fantasy #15. The character’s trademark mix of youth, soap opera, and action were a hit with audiences, ultimately netting him his own…

Five things you should know about Maurizio Sarri

Antonio Conte’s departure from Chelsea was confirmed on Friday, and the Stamford Bridge faithful are readying themselves for an eighth different manager in seven years. That man looks likely to be Maurizio Sarri, who left Serie A runners up Napoli at the end of the 2017-18 campaign. But who is Sarri and what can Chelsea…

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

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