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Dec 2 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s Twitter is leaning heavily on automation to moderate content, doing away with certain manual reviews and favoring restrictions on distribution rather than removing certain speech outright, its new head of trust and safety told Reuters. Twitter is also more aggressively restricting abuse-prone hashtags and search results in areas including […]

Two graduates of the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine are working to improving perinatal care for Black birthing people in Canada.    Gabrielle Retta and Gemma Kabeya are both graduates of the Master of Health Science in Translational Research Program (TRP), which brings together thought leaders, students and mentors to transform scientific discoveries into innovations that improve human health. For their […]

Dec 2 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc on Friday suspended the account of Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West again, just two months after it was reinstated, because Elon Musk said the rapper violated the platform’s rules prohibiting incitement to violence. Ye’s account showed a notice that it was suspended, after one of his […]

Whether you’re searching for a one-of-a-kind gift by a local artist or you want to craft your own holiday creations for friends and loved ones, UC Berkeley has you covered. Head up to the UC Botanical Garden’s plant deck to pick up a succulent or sign up for a wreath-making workshop. Stop by Mulford Hall […]

Once feared extinct, black-footed ferrets have rebounded thanks partly to the work of Smithsonian conservation biologists. Smithsonian’s National Zoo The holiday season is in full swing as are events and programming at the National Museum of Natural History. This month, visitors can find out how black-footed ferrets are coming back from the brink of extinction, […]

Aerial of OHSU. (OHSU/Aaron Bieleck) As of Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 OHSU: 25 Hillsboro Medical Center: 10 OHSU Hospital and OHSU Health Hillsboro Medical Center hospitalization details: 17 Not Fully Vaccinated/Unvaccinated 16 Fully Vaccinated 2 Fully Vaccinated with Booster 1 de-isolated 34 infectious […]

On Nov. 23, the Office of Management and Budget released its annual data on improper payments. The data shows a $59 billion decrease in the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program’s estimated improper payments, but a slight increase in the improper payment rate. “Improper payments” includes fraud, but the largest portion is overpayments or underpayments made through […]

The search for a new CEO for the Indianapolis Public Library is almost complete. The two finalists for the position, Nichelle M. Hayes and Gabriel Morley, gave public presentations Nov. 30 at Clowes Auditorium at Central Library, laying out their vision for the future of the library. The program was […]

Ryan Hazim Moe, age 43, has been reported missing from Lakeland. He was last seen at a residence on Imperial Boulevard on Wednesday, November 30 at approximately 6:00 p.m. Ryan is 6’ tall, weighs 200 pounds, with black short curly hair and brown eyes. He is known to frequent areas in Tampa and Orlando. !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) […]

The first discovery of fluorescence in frogs was a complete accident — someone had a black light UV light, shone it on a frog and then did a double take. (Courtney Whitcher) Courtney Whitcher always loved biology and learning about how things work. Little did she know that she’d find an interest in the world […]

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