Monday, October 3, 2022
Coolio, Grammy-Winning Rapper of ‘Gangsta’s Paradise,’ Dies at Age 59

Coolio, Grammy-Winning Rapper of ‘Gangsta’s Paradise,’ Dies at Age 59

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LOS ANGELES — Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop’s biggest names of the 1990s with hits including “Gangsta’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” died Wednesday at age 59, his manager said. Coolio died at the Los Angeles home of a friend, longtime manager Jarez Posey told The Associated Press. The cause was not immediately clear.
How a USDA Analyst Helped Stymie the Biden Administration’s Bid to Block a Sugar Merger

How a USDA Analyst Helped Stymie the Biden Administration’s Bid to Block a Sugar...

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A federal judge struck a blow to the Biden administration’s antitrust agenda last week, ruling against the Department of Justice’s effort to block a merger between two of the nation’s largest sugar producers. Yet for members of the administration who had spent months following the case, the outcome of the ruling wasn’t the only thing
Meta’s Facebook Algorithms ‘Proactively’ Promoted Violence Against the Rohingya, New Amnesty International Report Asserts

Meta’s Facebook Algorithms ‘Proactively’ Promoted Violence Against the Rohingya, New Amnesty International Report Asserts

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Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Facebook’s parent company Meta of having “substantially contributed” to human rights violations perpetrated against Myanmar’s Rohingya ethnic group. In a new report, Amnesty claims that Facebook’s algorithms “proactively amplified” anti-Rohingya content. It also alleges that Meta ignored civilians’ and activists’ pleas to curb hate-mongering on the social media platform while
The First U.S. Data Show the Monkeypox Vaccine Is Effective

The First U.S. Data Show the Monkeypox Vaccine Is Effective

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We now have the first real-world data showing how well the monkeypox vaccine is working in the current U.S. outbreak. On Sept. 28, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted preliminary data from 32 jurisdictions in the U.S. that reported monkeypox case rates and rates of vaccination with Jynneos, the vaccine currently
What Meta’s Latest Takedown of Fake Foreign Accounts Could Mean for the U.S. Midterms

What Meta’s Latest Takedown of Fake Foreign Accounts Could Mean for the U.S. Midterms

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Facebook parent company Meta said it took down a network of fake accounts, originating in China, that it says was attempting to interfere in the U.S. midterms. The network’s posts were aimed at appealing to both Democrats and Republicans and posted about controversial issues like abortion and gun rights. Experts say the network’s existence speaks
What Reading 220 History Textbooks Taught One Scholar About Racism in America

What Reading 220 History Textbooks Taught One Scholar About Racism in America

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At a time when there’s a national debate over critical race theory and how much of America’s worst moments should be taught in American schools, a new book seeks to provide some context for how history textbooks traditionally came to focus on the experiences of white Americans and downplay the experiences of Black Americans. In
Conservative Lawyers Ask a Judge to Block Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness. Here’s What to Know

Conservative Lawyers Ask a Judge to Block Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness. Here’s What to...

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A conservative law organization has launched the first legal challenge to President Biden’s student loan debt forgiveness plan, calling the policy “flagrantly illegal” because it wasn’t authorized by Congress. Biden’s plan would wipe out the student loan debt of 20 million borrowers, and reduce the debt of 23 million more, but the lawsuit claims that
Gas Companies Are Promoting Hydrogen to Heat Homes. But the Science Isn’t on Their Side

Gas Companies Are Promoting Hydrogen to Heat Homes. But the Science Isn’t on Their...

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National Grid’s green energy plans look like a carbon-free utopia. In an animation presented as part of the Climate Week NYC last week, the utility—which serves New York and Massachusetts—showed how wind farms off the shore of Long Island would be able to power facilities to produce hydrogen, which could then provide energy for ships
Why Marilyn Monroe’s Legacy in Fashion Is Still So Influential

Why Marilyn Monroe’s Legacy in Fashion Is Still So Influential

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From her platinum hair to her iconic pleated white halter dress, there may be no other figure in pop culture history whose sense of style is so synonymous with her person as Marilyn Monroe. The blonde bombshell was known for her sultry but soft signature style, which toed the line between sex symbol and demure
Hurricane Ian Will Likely Be One of the Costliest Storms in U.S. History

Hurricane Ian Will Likely Be One of the Costliest Storms in U.S. History

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Hurricane Ian is poised to become one of the costliest storms in U.S. history, leaving a destructive trail of floods and power failures in Cuba and threatening to slam Florida’s western coastline next with 125-mile-per-hour winds. Ian’s top winds have dropped to 115 mph as it reemerged over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico, about 305