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Grad student raises $30K for charity for ‘pizza drops’ from 2nd story window

Ben Sherman, 27, began baking pizzas and delivering them from his second story apartment to connect with friends at the start of the pandemic. Months later, his hobby evolved into a booming nonprofit that has raised $30,000 to help fight food insecurity and homelessness in Philadelphia. Sherman’s passion for cooking for others was inspired by […]

Sport

Pete Carroll unsure of Jamal Adams’ availability for Saturday

Seahawks safety Jamal Adams had to exit Sunday’s win over the 49ers with a shoulder injury and did not return. Head coach Pete Carroll said after the contest early indications were that Adams would be able to play in the upcoming wild-card matchup with the Rams. But in a Monday radio interview on KIRO, Carroll […]

Lifestyle

For young Californians, climate change is a mental health crisis too

Maddie Cole in eighth grade stopped running cross country. She’d competed the year before, but the air quality in her native Sacramento, California, was so bad that she got sick during a race; she soon learned she had asthma. The next year the sky above Sacramento turned gray with smoke from the 2018 Camp fire. […]

Business

S&P 500, Dow close at record highs, dollar gains at end of tumultuous year

Wall Street advanced on Thursday and the dollar gained ground as investors closed the book on a turbulent year of pandemic, recession and recovery. All three major indexes gained ground, with the Dow and S&P 500 picking up steam in the session’s final minutes to exit 2020 at record highs. Over the course of a […]

Technology

Apple loses copyright battle against iOS virtualization startup Corellium

Corellium’s co-founders were early pioneers in the jailbreaking scene. At a Black Hat conference last year, Corellium reps praised the software’s ability to offer iOS replicas to anyone, including “foreign governments and commercial enterprises.” Apple filed suit in August 2019, asking for the destruction of all infringing code and cash compensation.On Tuesday, a US District […]

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A Homeless Man in Atlanta Rescued All the Animals at a Shelter After it Caught on Fire

Keith Walker has been homeless since he was 13 years old. The one constant in this 53-year-old’s life these days: his dog, Bravo. Never certain of his own circumstances, to keep him safe, Walker arranged with Gracie Hamlin, founder of W-Underdogs, to let Bravo spend his nights at the facility. On December 18, as Walker […]

Sport

Howie Roseman: Trading Carson Wentz “not anything we are talking about right now”

The future of Carson Wentz was the subject of several questions to Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman at Monday’s press conference. Sunday brought another report that Wentz wants out after being benched for Jalen Hurts this season, but there was also word that the team’s plan is to press pause and let things settle down […]

Lifestyle

Tips for making music good medicine

Music has been a part of humanity for as long as humanity has existed. Archeologists have unearthed relatively complex bone instruments greater than 40,000 years old. Certainly, human ancestors likely were making music in more rudimentary ways even before this. It is no surprise then that music is so fundamental to development as humans and […]

Business

Volatile markets end 2020 strong with vaccines, stimulus in sight

Global commodity markets ended 2020 on a strong note, with recovering demand and widespread stimulus packages buoying prices after a roller coaster ride caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. Rollouts of vaccines to combat the virus and trillions of dollars’ in fiscal support are expected to boost investment and spending in 2021, spurring demand for […]