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The store shelves might still be full of Halloween candy, but retailers are nudging shoppers to start thinking about the holidays, rolling out a variety of offers and incentives to encourage people to sign up for subscription services to score sought-after gifts. Walmart announced Monday that members of its Walmart+ subscription service will get a […]

Why did you choose to study at NYU? I always had a fascination with New York City. My father grew up on the Lower East Side before he moved to California. So that’s I where he met my mother and where I grew up, but as I got older I knew that I really wanted […]

For years, health experts have recommended that, starting at the age of 50, every woman should get a mammogram every two years. But Christina Chapman, an oncologist and researcher at the University of Michigan, looked at the devastating disparities in breast cancer outcomes for Black women and wondered whether medicine could serve Black women better […]

The news of Colin Powell’s death due to complications from COVID-19 came as a shock to many Americans today. Powell, the first Black secretary of state, who was 84, had been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, prompting widespread confusion, including one now-deleted tweet from Fox News anchor John Roberts, about the efficacy of the vaccine. […]

In recent years, food technology companies have brought diners increasingly diverse non-meat meat options — since its launch in 2016, Impossible Foods has introduced “beef” burger patties and faux chicken nuggets, most recently debuting its take on pork alternative. Nestle’s gotten into the game with “vrimp,” it’s odiously-named shrimp substitute, which followed the development of […]

The first game of the 2021 NBA season is on Tuesday night, when the Milwaukee Bucks take on the Brooklyn Nets. But what should have been an exciting rematch for the two teams that faced off last year for the Eastern Conference semifinals is being overshadowed by a COVID scandal: One of the league’s biggest […]

The class on remote-work skills will be taught online. Its orientation session was on Zoom. Connecticut is testing a belief that remote work will outlive the COVID-19 pandemic, presenting challenges and opportunities for a workforce that might lack digital skills yet benefit from telecommuting. Twenty-eight unemployed men and women began an experimental workforce development program […]

October 18, 2021 First-ever Memorandum of Understanding with a Historically Black College or University Dover, DE – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power joined Delaware State University President Tony Allen today on the Dover campus to sign the first-ever Memorandum of Understanding between that agency and one of the nation’s Historically Black […]

Numotion named Team Gleason’s Preferred CRT Provider Published: Oct. 18, 2021 at 10:27 AM MDT|Updated: 2 hours ago BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Numotion, the nation’s leading and largest provider of products and services that provide mobility, health and personal independence is pleased to announce a strategic 5-year partnership with Team Gleason, to […]

WVU has endorsed three students and one recent graduate for prestigious graduate school fellowships. These students’ applications highlight the expansive potential of education at WVU, with proposals that include studying the interdisciplinary topics of queer and feminist studies from a Middle East perspective; analyzing social inequality through the historic systems of white supremacy and economic […]

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