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Kamala Harris, Joe Biden, Barack Obama Reuters WASHINGTON — For two men whose political legacies are deeply intertwined, the contrast between Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his former boss, President Barack Obama, was a sharp one on Tuesday.  In Warm Springs, Georgia, famous for its healing waters, Biden made his closing argument for election,
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Editor’s Note: Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today’s must-read news stories and expert opinions that moved the precious metals and financial markets. Sign up here! (Kitco News) – Investment demand, in an environment of low interest rates and unending uncertainty and turmoil, remains the singular driving force in the gold
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Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, is pictured at Microsoft’s annual shareholder meeting in Bellevue, Washington on November 30, 2016. Jason Redmond | AFP | Getty Images Microsoft will announce its fiscal first-quarter earnings after market close on Tuesday. Here are the numbers to watch: Earnings: $1.54 per share, adjusted, as expected by analysts, according to
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Combination of Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google. Reuters The CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter will face lawmakers once again on Wednesday — this time to defend the legal liability shield that underpins their business models. For Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai,
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As I rewatch old seasons of The Great British Baking Show for the seventh (millionth?) time, I find myself especially drawn to the quirkier creations that have become more prominent in recent seasons. And as it is supposedly autumn now (could fool me, it is 90º in Los Angeles and I haven’t left my apartment
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Co-director of the intensive care unit at CommonSpirit’s Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Zafia Anklesaria, 35, who is seven months pregnant, attends to a COVID-19 patient in the hospital where she works, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 18, 2020. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters The average number
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The ability to process and retain information from texts: it’s not just for kids. Reading comprehension, which has been defined as “the act of translating text into mental representations”, has also been described as the ultimate goal of reading. But the bulk of research on reading comprehension focuses on children. When it comes to adults,
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In this May 4, 2020 photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the first patient enrolled in Pfizer’s COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine clinical trial at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, receives an injection. University of Maryland School of Medicine | AP Pfizer‘s late-stage coronavirus vaccine trial has enrolled more
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History has always been a popular jumping off point for comics, from enhanced lecture-style texts to creative nonfiction interpretations and memoir to more interpretively inclined retellings. Each genre has something to teach us about the past and the people who lived in it, who influenced events, and were changed by them. K: Kusama Kusama: The