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After a 6.4 magnitude quake hit Southern California on the morning of July 4, 2019, near the city of Ridgecrest, about 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the northeast of Los Angeles, followed by a 7.1 quake in the same area the following evening, it was a disturbi... More »
Jill Biden, the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, speaks during a Back to School Tour at Shortlidge Academy in Wilmington, Delaware, on September 1, 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)
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The beauty of Nordstrom Rack can also be seen as one of its setbacks. The retailer's inventory of discounted goods from a seemingly endless list of brands is so vast that it can wear out the most fervent of online shoppers. But, instead of succumbing to its bo... More »
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REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Steam and lava spurted Monday from a new fissure at an Icelandic volcano that began erupting last month, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of hikers who had come to see the spectacle.The new fissure, first spotted by a sightseeing ... More »
Now that the pandemic has normalized remote work, some rural states are marketing themselves to big city residents for relocation.
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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is telling everyone who will listen that it is time to regulate the internet. But do Facebook and other platform companies support meaningful oversight or simply a regulatory Potemkin Village? Zuckerberg’s effor... More »
High above the North Pole, solar winds whipped through the ionosphere in a gargantuan storm that rained electric precipitation. The entire thing happened over several hours, and satellites passing over the area were disrupted by the unexpected changes in the g... More »