Sport

LeBron’s clutch bucket, block secure win for Lakers over Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Anthony Davis and LeBron James each scored 26 points, rallying the Los Angeles Lakers to a 94-92 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night. James added 11 rebounds and seven assists, and Dennis Schroder finished with 12 points for Los Angeles On a poor shooting night for both teams, the Lakers […]

Lifestyle

Using gene expression data to compare laboratory cancer models to real tumors

Cancer cell lines, grown from tumor cells and cultivated under laboratory conditions, are a mainstay of cancer research. They provide valuable insights into cancer genomics and biology, but for several reasons, scientists often struggle to compare data from cell line-based experiments with those from their complementary tumors, or select the best cell lines for modeling […]

Business

Dow, S&P 500 close higher, but pro-Trump protests weigh on gains

The Dow and the S&P 500 ended higher, soaring to all-time highs on Wednesday, as investors piled into financial and industrial stocks on bets a Democratic sweep in Georgia would lead to more fiscal stimulus and infrastructure spending. But Wall Street pared earlier gains and the Nasdaq index closed lower after swarms of protesters stormed […]

Technology

Here’s our first look at Pokémon Go’s new collection challenges

Pokémon Go has been readying its new collection challenge gameplay for some time – and today we got a first look at how it’ll work. This new type of challenge will provide a literal checklist of Pokémon species to snag within a limited event window, with some more difficult to find than others. Collection challenges […]

News

This Lizard Has His Own Cookbook For Humans and it’s Utterly Adorable

Lenny, a one-year-old central bearded dragon, can be seen with tiny pots of soup, miniature biscuits, and dinky cheeses in his debut book ‘Chef Lenny: Cooking for Humans.’ The cookbook was the brainchild of Lenny’s owner Valerie Musser, a chef and lizard lover from Redmond in Washington state. “It was my quarantine project,” said Valerie, […]

Sport

Three things to know: Curry drops 62-point response to critics, then evokes Jordan meme

1) Stephen Curry has some words for his haters/doubters… 62 of themStephen Curry heard the criticism: He’s great with a bunch of All-Star teammates, but he can’t really lead a team. He’s overrated. He’s a shooter, nothing more. Some foolish fans seemed willing to toss out two MVP seasons and three rings (with five straight […]

Lifestyle

Single dose of the vaccine may be better than nothing at all

Researchers from Yale School of Public Health used a previously published model of a COVID-19 vaccination program to quantify the speed-versus-efficacy tradeoff of vaccination deployment. The model accounted for transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), COVID-19 disease severity, and recovery or vaccination leading to protective immunity. According to the authors’ analysis, a […]

Business

Oil drillers shrug off Trump’s U.S. Arctic wildlife refuge auction

The Trump administration on Wednesday found few takers at its sale of drilling leases in a pristine Arctic wildlife refuge, with an Alaska state agency emerging as the sole bidder for most of the acreage sold. The sale, which generated around $14.4 million in high bids, marked a rejection by the oil and gas industry […]

Technology

Epic Games buys shopping mall to convert into new headquarters

When most people pop to the shops, they pick up a few things. When Epic Games goes shopping, it buys the local mall. This week, Epic agreed to purchase the Cary Towne Center, a 980,000-square-foot site just down the road from its current home in Cary, North Carolina. The vast complex will become Epic’s new […]

News

Preschool Director With Big Heart Drives For Uber to Ensure Kids Get Holiday Gifts – So Community Rallies to Buy Her a Car

If we’re lucky, most of us remember that one special person from our school days who made us feel that we truly mattered: the English teacher who lifted up every child’s voice to be heard and acknowledged; the math teacher who made sure no student making a real effort failed on his watch; the coach […]