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The virtuous cycle of social engagement with crypto

One of the tropes that observers commonly invoke to explain the forces behind the crypto markets’ surge at the end of 2020 and...

For Many, Obesity Is a Literal Headache

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Former ADT technician admits to hacking into customer’s accounts to watch real-time video feeds...

DALLAS, Texas -- A former security technician faces up to five years in prison after admitting to authorities that he repeatedly hacked into...

Strike at Largest U.S. Wholesale Produce Market Threatens Supply Chain

It is the country’s largest wholesale produce market — described as “Costco on steroids” —and the nerve center for New York City’s food...

Iran’s supreme leader tweets attack threat to golfing Trump

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Trump impeachment: Mitch McConnell seeks to push Senate trial to February

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to push back the start of Donald Trump's impeachment trial to February to give...

In the Bronx, a Face Lost in Time

Fame can be fleeting for any of us, but in the case of Louis J. Heintz, a formerly celebrated New York City streets...

3 reasons Bitcoin tumbled below $30,000 in a surprise overnight correction

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) is continuing to reject the $35,000 resistance level, falling below $30,000 briefly overnight on Jan. 22. BTC has pared...

Biden executive orders: President to take action on unemployment, food aid, $15 minimum wages...

WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans...

How Martha Teichner, CBS Correspondent, Spends Her Sundays

Like most people, Martha Teichner, a correspondent for “CBS Sunday Morning,” expected 2021 to be an improvement over 2020. For one thing,...

COVID NY Update: COVID vaccine supply could run out today

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Officials say New York could run out of COVID vaccine supplies as early as today.Thousands of appointments have...

What Zoom Does to Campus Conflicts Over Israel and Free Speech

Back home in New Jersey, she enrolled in self-defense classes and bought a Taser for security.In September, N.Y.U. settled Ms. Cojab’s complaint with...

Russian opposition leader Navalny immortalized in NFT artwork

Russian political opposition leader Alexey Navalny is the latest subject to be tackled by the burgeoning non-fungible token art world. An animation inspired...

103-year-old woman recalls not being able to vote, but now has a VP that...

HOUSTON, Texas -- Wednesday's historic inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris meant so much for many people.But, for one...

The Plan to Rebuild the Port Authority Bus Terminal

Weather: Windy and mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-40s. It drops to about 30 on Saturday, and gets even more...

103-year-old woman recalls not being able to vote, but now has a VP that...

HOUSTON, Texas -- Wednesday's historic inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris meant so much for many people.But, for one...

UNESCO wants France to help storied fan museum

But barring a miracle, there’s even a chance that bailiffs could seize the museum’s 2,500 original pieces — including historic fans...

Stem Cell Therapy: A Breakthrough Against MS?

The procedure involves removing stem cells from a patient's own blood, then using powerful chemotherapy drugs to knock down the existing immune system. ...

Alleged serial killer charged in 3 murders at Woodson Houses NYCHA senior complex in...

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man arrested in the death of a 78-year-old woman who was found strangled with a telephone cord inside...

Michelle Pfeiffer to play former first lady Betty Ford for Showtime series

Michelle Pfeiffer will play former first lady Betty Ford in an upcoming Showtime series. Source link

Crypto market cap falls by $113B as Bitcoin price tumbles to $28,750

On Jan. 21 the cryptocurrency market experienced an increased wave of selling pressure and within the last hour Bitcoin (BTC) price dropped below...

More Than 200,000 Americans Have Lupus

THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Just over 200,000 Americans have the autoimmune disorder lupus, and minority women are at highest risk,...

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, forcing cancellation of upcoming comedy shows

AUSTIN, Texas -- Dave Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday, forcing his upcoming appearances...

EU leaders calls on Russia to free Navalny from jail

Leaders from the European Union on Thursday called on Russia to release Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who was promptly imprisoned upon his...

Upbit launches in Thailand just days after regulators suspended Bitkub

Crypto exchange Upbit is entering the Thai market at a fortuitous time when the kingdom’s most popular exchange, Bitkub, remains suspended by government...

Do Republican voters buy President Biden’s message of unity?

I was accepting of it. This is our new president, I'm excited for him and I hope he does a good job. I...

Kids aged 4 and older can now get tested for COVID-19 at Rite Aid

FRESNO, Calif. -- Free COVID-19 testing is now available for children as young as four years old at Rite Aid.The pharmacy chain announced...

Broken Bond: ‘No Time to Die’ pushed back till October

“No Time to Die” is by no means the lone major feature cooling its heels. The live-action musical adaptation of “Cinderella,”...

Brazil’s top exchange announces international expansion after raising $38M

Brazil’s largest Bitcoin exchange, Mercado Bitcoin, has announced plans to expand across Latin America.Chief executive Reinaldo Rabelo named Chile, Mexico, and Argentina as...

Trump impeachment: Republicans seek delay until February

Mr McConnell said in a statement: "Senate Republicans are strongly united behind the principle that the institution of the Senate, the office of...

How I Found My Lung Cancer Community

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Man armed with knife shot, killed by police officers in Bronx after charging at...

WAKEFIELD, Bronx (WABC) -- An investigation is underway after a man armed with a knife was shot and killed by police in the...

IOC: Tokyo Olympics will go on despite cancellation rumors

The Times of London reported Thursday that Japan’s government was planning to cancel the Olympics, prompting an indirect response from organizers...

Clever Aave to Matic bridge keeps track of yields

The first Aave-friendly Ethereum to Matic bridge has opened for business, allowing users to port Aave’s interest-bearing aTokens back and forth between the...

White House: Biden wore no mask as ‘he was celebrating’

The White House's new press secretary was asked why President Biden wore no mask at the Lincoln Memorial on the night of his...

Two-Drug Combo May Help Fight Meth Addiction

In the first stage, patients (aged 18 to 65) were divided into two groups. One was given the combination therapy, which involved a...

NYC Weather: Mild then blustery

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Friday will start off mild before becoming breezy and blustery late, leading to a bitter cold weekend.EMBED >More News...

Britain’s 3rd major COVID lockdown producing no positive results, study concludes

The United Kingdom is struggling to contain COVID-19 infections despite a third national lockdown. Source link

Is Grayscale is about to unveil a LINK Trust?

Grayscale Investments could be set to launch a raft of new products including a Chainlink Trust, if freshly unearthed filings are to be...

Covid-19: Caring for five younger siblings at age 25

Vanessa Pérez and her five siblings lost their mother, Mayra, to Covid-19 late last year. Vanessa is now the primary caregiver. She is...

100-year-old World War II veteran from New Jersey receives service medals after 75-year wait

MORRIS PLAINS, New Jersey (WABC) -- It took 75 years, but a 100-year-old World War II veteran from New Jersey finally got his...

South Korean speedskating coach gets 10 years in prison for raping Olympian

Cho Jae-beom was convicted of sexually assault Shim Suk-hee over three years. Source link

Julie Payette: Canada governor general quits amid bullying claims

The government had launched a third-party investigation of harassment claims after CBC News reported last July that several staff members felt bullied by...

China provides donation to Iraq to combat COVID-19

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COVID NYC Update: Dr. Fauci’s message to MTA workers: Get vaccinated

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Former straphanger Dr. Anthony Fauci had a special message just for MTA workers on Thursday morning."And so since...

Capitol Riot Conspiracy? FBI Launches Investigation Into Charges

The Oath Keeper case could be a model moving forward for more complicated cases. The criminal complaint shows investigators employing a variety of...

Treasury Secretary nominee says crypto has potential to improve the financial system

U.S. President Joe Biden's pick for Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen may see more benefits to cryptocurrency than her previous testimony indicated. After a virtual...

President Biden and unity: Can the next generation unify America?

US President Joe Biden has called on all Americans to help unify the country. But how challenging will it be to bring people...

Can a Stem Cell Transplant Help?

In 2000, just 4 years after being diagnosed with an early, aggressive form of multiple sclerosis, Jennifer...

New Jersey cop adopts pit bull puppy rescued by fellow officers

MOUNT LAUREL, New Jersey (WABC) -- Thor, a roughly 3-month-old pit bull, is not your average rescue puppy."When we typically find a dog,...

A Killer Preyed on Older Women. Police Say He Was Their Neighbor.

“I’m happy that they got somebody, but I’m hoping that they can go through the whole process and, you know, make sure he’s...

Pro traders buy the dip as bears push Bitcoin price to the edge of...

In the last 24-hours Bitcoin (BTC) price dropped 14% and tested the $32,000 support for the fifth time this year. Traders probably became...

Trump 'prank called by Piers Morgan impersonator'

The TV presenter says Mr Trump went on with the conversation, believing it to be Morgan. Source link

Variant of coronavirus found in capital; Hebei cases down

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The Countdown: President Joe Biden gets started on national COVID strategy on 1st day...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- For President Joe Biden's first 100 days in office, Eyewitness News will have a special election edition of "The...

Ron Levin, Sought-After New York Hair Colorist, Dies at 81

For over three decades at the ritzy Pierre Michel salon in Manhattan, the wealthiest and most powerful women in New York waited patiently...

Biden signs 10 executive orders as part of 'wartime' Covid plan

He orders increased vaccinations, more testing and expanded production of essential equipment. Source link

Should You Avoid Certain Foods?

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22-year-old stroke patient Chynna Roberson, hospitalized since the start of pandemic, leaves rehab unit

GLEN COVE, Long Island (WABC) -- A 22-year-old woman from Cambria Heights who has been hospitalized since the start of the pandemic and...

Inquiry Into the Capitol Riot: The F.B.I.’s Challenge Has Just Begun

The Oath Keeper case could be a model moving forward for more complicated cases. The criminal complaint shows investigators employing a variety of...

President Biden signs burst of COVID-19 orders, requires masks for travel, lays groundwork for...

WASHINGTON -- With a burst of executive orders, President Joe Biden served notice Thursday that America's war on COVID-19 is under new command,...

2 London statues with links to slave trade set to be removed

Statutes in central London depicting a pair of historical figures with sordid links to the transatlantic slave trade are set to be removed,...

Genesis Mining head forecasts importance of layer-two Bitcoin solutions

Would Bitcoin and its blockchain be able to handle mainstream adoption as a store of value without requiring second-layer solutions? Genesis Mining’s head...

The Link Between Chronic Inflammation and Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a serious health problem...

COVID Live Updates: Amazon offers vaccine delivery help, Fauci addresses WHO

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Amazon is offering to help the Biden administration work out the delivery kinks of the vaccine.They said they are...

Movie crew upset to learn they’re on film inspired’ by links between same sex...

“I’m disgusted," said one worker. "I would never have worked on it if I had known.” Source link

Ignoring Bitcoin, Hedera Hashgraph, Reef and Perpetual Protocol rally higher

Bitcoin (BTC) price tumbled more than 10% today to hit a low near $31,000 and at the time of writing it looks like...

How One Million Volunteers Could One Day Revolutionize Medicine

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Alleged serial killer charged in 3 murders at Woodson Houses NYCHA senior complex in...

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man arrested in the death of a 78-year-old woman who was found strangled with a telephone cord inside...

Prominent Lawyers Want Giuliani’s Law License Suspended Over Trump Work

Dozens of prominent lawyers have signed a formal complaint seeking the suspension of Rudolph W. Giuliani’s law license — the latest and loudest...

Kids Highly Likely to Transmit COVID to Others

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Alleged serial killer charged in 3 murders at Woodson Houses NYCHA senior complex in...

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man arrested in the death of a 78-year-old woman who was found strangled with a telephone cord inside...

‘Notorious’ Port Authority Bus Terminal May Get a $10 Billion Overhaul

The Port Authority has eliminated several alternatives, including building the new terminal under the old one, under the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center...

A Doctor Explains What the Smell of Your Poop Says About Your Health

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Eli Lilly says antibody can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes

INDIANAPOLIS -- Drugmaker Eli Lilly said Thursday its antibody drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in residents and staff of nursing homes and other...

Feds seize Michigan man accused of beating cop with hockey stick during Capitol riot

Federal authorities identified Michael Joseph Foy as the man in a viral video swinging a hockey stick repeatedly at a D.C. Metropolitan police...

As DeFi booms, Ethereum’s blockchain competitors are catching up

Ethereum is not the only blockchain platform seeing a significant increase in value as the decentralized finance space continues to move in tandem...

Reports of Allergic Reactions to Moderna Vaccine

Jan 21, 2021 -- California’s top epidemiologist late Wednesday said the Moderna vaccine suspected of causing a series of allergic reactions may be...

More local arrests in Capitol insurrection, including man who traveled to DC with ex-NYPD,...

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Federal prosecutors have charged another person from our area with participating in the January 6 insurrection at the...

Michael Flynn’s brother attended key Pentagon meeting amid Capitol riot despite Army denials

Army Lt. Gen. Charles A. Flynn told the Washington Post that he was present for the Jan. 6 meeting at which the Pentagon...

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: The United States’ one-year coronavirus checkup

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Disney World closes Hall of Presidents to add animatronic President Joe Biden

ORLANDO, Florida -- History buffs may want to delay plans to go to Walt Disney World.The park has closed its Hall of Presidents...

A Teenager Went 3 Floors Down to Play Video Games. He Never Came Home.

It was a routine school night for Kahlik Grier, a 16-year-old student in the Bronx. After a day of online classes, he had...

Banks seem prone to cryptophobia despite growing adoption

From refusing to bank crypto trading desks to closing accounts held by platforms, the mainstream financial sector appears to be putting up roadblocks...

Biden inauguration leaves QAnon believers in disarray

QAnon: What is it and where did it come from? Source link

Powerball: 1 winner for $731 million Powerball jackpot; winning numbers are 40, 53, 60,...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A single ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers in the Wednesday night Powerball drawing to win the...

Moynihan Train Hall Becomes a Destination: ‘This Gives Us Hope’

They whistled at it, paraded in it, posed against it, and, for a few moments, forgot themselves. They came to instill civic pride...

Who is Amanda Gorman, inauguration poet?

The 22-year-old from LA is the youngest poet to perform at a presidential inauguration. Source link

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