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Cam Akers returns to a full practice; Jared Goff remains limited

Rams quarterback Jared Goff remained limited on the practice report, but coach Sean McVay said Goff “went through what a normal practice would entail.” “Ball handling, throwing some routes on

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How medical schools can transform curriculums to undo racial biases

Medical school curriculums may misuse race and play a role in perpetuating physician bias, a team led by Penn Medicine researchers found in an analysis of curriculum from the preclinical

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Economy lost 140,000 jobs last month, in final report of Trump presidency

The economy shed 140,000 jobs in December, a clear indication that the pandemic’s chokehold on economic activity strengthened in the final weeks of last year. The unemployment rate held steady

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Sony is going to start selling its Mandalorian-like virtual set displays

Sony has announced that it’s going to start selling a series of modular displays that can be used to create digital movie sets (via The Hollywood Reporter). If this kind

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Man brutally killed with axe by cousin had told wife that day ‘he won’t hurt me’

A tree surgeon who killed his cousin with an axe in the street has been sentenced to an indefinite hospital order. Ashley Rowen, 32, was twice previously sectioned under the

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Jarran Reed, Chris Carson, Jamal Adams return to practice

Seahawks safety Jamal Adams (shoulder/hand) insists he will play Saturday, and the practice report backs that up. Adams, defensive tackle Jarran Reed (oblique) and running back Chris Carson (foot/load management)

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Dr. Dre recovering from a brain aneurysm. What is that?

The news that rapper and record executive Dr. Dre is recovering from a brain aneurysm has many people wondering: What is a brain aneurysm? What can be done about it?

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Who decides when there are helicopters? Experts weigh in on National Guard monitoring protests

It was not lost on many Americans — including President-elect Joe Biden — that after a violent mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters broke into the Capitol in Washington, D.C.,

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LG’s 2021 Gram laptops feature Intel’s 11th-Gen processors

LG has announced its 2021 lineup of Gram laptops, which feature a new design as well as some internal upgrades. There are five models. They include three clamshells (the Gram

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Man in first UK Down’s Syndrome marriage dies of Covid with wife ‘totally lost’

The much-loved husband from the UK’s first couple with Down’s Syndrome to marry has died from Covid – just two weeks after contracting the virus. Tommy Pilling, 62, from Southend-on-Sea,

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