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How to Evacuate Safely During Severe Weather

The Gulf Coast is bracing itself for what is likely to be Tropical Storm Barry tomorrow, which may turn into a hurricane by Saturday. Louisiana has already declared a state of emergency and this is the sort of weather you don’t want to mess around ...

The Fed Chair Says Facebook’s Libra Raises ‘Serious Concerns’

Within hours of its splashy Libra announcement last month, Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans had become a political cudgel. Drawing on Facebook’s privacy missteps and a gathering storm over antitrust, lawmakers swiftly demanded the company halt work ...

Flowers Foods recalls hot dog, hamburger buns sold in major grocery chains

July 10 (UPI) -- Flowers Foods announced recalls of goods including hamburger and hot dog buns sold at stores throughout the United States on Wednesday.The Food and Drug Administration said the recalls were related to the discovery of small pieces ...

Educational handouts boost flu vaccinations in kids, study says

July 10 (UPI) -- About half the children in the United States receive the flu vaccine, even though they have a higher risk than adults of suffering a severe illness from the condition, a study says.An inexpensive and easy to understand pamphlet for ...

A Rocket-Launching Plane, Nintendo Switch Lite, and More News

Virgin Orbit is dropping rockets out of a Boeing 747, Nintendo is switching up the Switch, and a new design could make the middle plane seat tolerable. Here's the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup ...

FDA approves Xpovio with dexamethasone for treatment of refractory multiple myeloma

Xpovio (selinexor) tablets have been approved for use in combination with dexamethasone to treat adults with relapsed refractory multiple myeloma, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced last week.The drug combination was granted accelerated ...

It’s Time to Try Android Q Beta 5

If you’re curious about what the Android Q experience will be like, but have been holding off on installing any Android Q betas, it might be time to try out the latest version, released today. Not only is this iteration of Android Q “very close” to ...

In photos: U.S. women’s soccer team celebrates in World Cup parade

During a ceremony at Manhattan's City Hall Plaza, Rapinoe said it's the team's responsibility to make the world a better place. "Yes, we play sports. Yes, we play soccer. Yes, we're female athletes, but we're so much more than that." Photo by John ...

New therapy could help people addicted to video games

Know someone who just can't put down the controller in the middle of online games like Fortnite or League of Legends?German researchers think they've developed a way to help break the compulsive habit. In a new study, the research team reported ...

Lead trapped in Arctic ice reveals economic impact of wars, plagues

July 10 (UPI) -- Today, economists use a wide variety of sophisticated tools to measure economic output. But how does one measure economic activity that happened 1,000 years ago?One way is measure changes in lead pollution levels trapped in ancient ...

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