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Aaron Donald: “I think we have all the pieces to the puzzle”

The Rams went to the playoffs, and the Super Bowl, in 2018 as the division champion. This year, they’re the sixth seed in the NFC playoffs. So how is defensive

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Certain antibiotics linked with upped risk for deadly aortic aneurysms

A widely used class of antibiotics has been linked to an increased risk of a potentially fatal blood vessel condition—even in younger, healthy people. In a study of millions of

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General Motors debuts new corporate logo with focus on electric vehicles

General Motors is changing its corporate logo as it launches a new marketing strategy focused on all-electric vehicles. It is only the fifth time the Detroit automaker has conducted a

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Wi-Fi’s biggest upgrade in decades is starting to arrive

Wi-Fi is about to get a lot better. Many of this year’s new phones, laptops, TVs, routers, and more will come with support for Wi-Fi 6E, a new upgrade to

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Mum kept daughter, 12, in a wheelchair for six years with false medical claims

Mum kept her healthy daughter in a wheelchair for six years after falsely claiming she suffered from fits. The girl, who is now 12, underwent unnecessary ‘excessive’ medical treatment and

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Chargers G.M. Tom Telesco willing to be patient with coaching hire

The Los Angeles Chargers have several candidates lined up for interviews for their open head coaching position following their decision to move on from Anthony Lynn this week. Some of

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Fatal health threat to young African children reduced by innovative artistic intervention

The fatal threat from diarrhea and pneumonia to young children in the world’s poorer countries can be drastically reduced by using traditional performing arts to encourage mothers to provide youngsters

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Biden expected to nominate Raimondo as commerce secretary, Walsh as labor secretary

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Gina Raimondo to be commerce secretary, Marty Walsh to be labor secretary and Isabel Guzman to run the Small Business Administration, people familiar

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The pandemic made everyone familiar with a decades-old immigrant tradition

The platforms we’ve used to keep this tradition going have changed over the past few decades. Way before Zoom became the lifeline for staying connected during the pandemic, immigrant families

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Mum and baby nearly died after contracting deadly sepsis during labour

A mum and her baby came close to death after they contracted sepsis during a traumatic labour. Sophie Goudie, 21, and her son Ledwan contracted the deadly infection when the

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