9 hours ago #health 33 secs Summarize

The capacity data on the health department’s website doesn’t include surge beds on the ready for emergency use.

The number of confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients currently in Arizona hospitals reached another all-time high at 3,113 on Friday, when 1,443 COVID-19 patients were seen in emergency rooms.

The capacity data on the health department’s website doesn’t include surge beds on the ready for emergency use.

8 hours ago #health 2 mins, 4 secs Summarize

While physicians and nurses at Memorial Hermann say they’re still equipped to handle the surge in cases, ICU beds at the hospital are nearly full, and all Texas Medical Center institutions are operating at a “Phase 2” contingency plan to make use of additional beds in overflow areas.

With the plan in place, the total number of ICU beds being used across the medical center is 1,367, including 512 for COVID-19.

Another 840 ICU beds are available under surge plans, according to medical center data, and more capacity can be created by converting beds.

5 hours ago #health 25 secs Summarize

(WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 49,768 confirmed cases and 372 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Saturday, an increase of 1,428 total cases since Friday.

The health department also announced 612 confirmed deaths, 2,860 hospitalizations, and 30,043 recoveries.

More than 878,000 coronavirus tests have been administered.

2 hours ago #health 30 secs Summarize

The Florida Department of Health on Friday announced the confirmed case of Naegleria fowleri -- a microscopic single-celled amoeba that can infect and destroy the brain.

The DOH has cautioned people who swim in those freshwater sources to be aware of the amoeba's possible presence, particularly when the water is warm.

"Adverse health effects on humans can be prevented by avoiding nasal contact with the waters, since the amoeba enters through nasal passages," the DOH said.

5 hours ago #science 1 min, 42 secs Summarize

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3 hours ago #science 29 secs Summarize

Astronaut Doug Hurley tweeted a picture of the American flag as seen from the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday, to celebrate the nation's independence and Fourth of July holiday.

"Wishing everyone in the USA a Happy 4th of July from the @Space_Station," he tweeted, adding an American flag emoji to the message.

CNN SLIGHTS MOUNT RUSHMORE AS 'MONUMENT OF TWO SLAVEOWNERS' AFTER EXTOLLING ITS 'MAJESTY' IN 2016.

10 hours ago #technology 3 mins, 21 secs Summarize

This stunning 4th of July laptop deal brings 12GB RAM and 256GB of SSD storage to the HP 15.6-inch laptop with a 10th generation i5 processor as well

That's some pretty spectacular power for $200 off at HP

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10 hours ago #technology 1 min, 37 secs Summarize

When we reached out to Twitch for comment, we were given the same generic statement already offered to the wider community: "As is our process, we take appropriate action when we have evidence that a streamer has acted in violation of our Community Guidelines or Terms of Service.

These apply to all streamers regardless of status or prominence in the community.".

❌ Twitch Partner "DrDisrespect" (@DrDisrespect) has been banned.

9 hours ago #technology 1 min, 29 secs Summarize

In an appearance on former Nintendo boss Reggie Fils-Aime's new podcast, Druckmann said the PS5's new SSD will help cut down on load times, which will in turn open new doors for Naughty Dog's developers.

Druckmann pointed out that Naughty Dog already works hard to minimize loading zones in its games, but this is only possible due to technical wizardry happening behind the scenes that the player never sees.

With the PS5, developers won't need to be as crafty, Druckmann teased.

8 hours ago #technology 1 min, 38 secs Summarize

The post goes on to confirm that following a "comprehensive study of realm populations for every realm in the world", the developer will "connect the low-population realms to other existing realms" over the next two-three months "until we've connected every low-population realm in every region to a substantially larger population of players".

"As this project unfolds, we will post notices in advance of each week's connections in the appropriate regions and languages," Blizzard added.

"During each maintenance period, everything will be automatically combined for the affected realms.

5 hours ago #technology 28 secs Summarize

Activision Blizzard has terminated its contract with Call of Duty League caster Philip "Momo" Whitfield following an internal investigation of messages he'd sent to women in the gaming community, he announced Saturday.

"The person I was back then is not the person I am now," Momo said in a statement.

6 hours ago #politics 56 secs Summarize

The US is currently seeing a resurgence of the coronavirus outbreak after multiple states across the country began reopening despite the fact that they did not meet one or more of the reopening guidelines the White House had put forward.

White House guidelines said that states should see either a two-week decrease in new cases or a two-week decline in their share of positive coronavirus tests before reopening.

But according to The New York Times, 18 out of the 30 states that began reopening as of May 7 were still seeing a daily uptick in new cases, while nine out of the 30 states did not have a decline in their share of positive tests.

5 hours ago #politics 21 secs Summarize

Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo has been restored in India after being unreachable for many users there since July 1st, Android Police reported.

Reports about what was causing the outage have varied.

Some users reported the Indian government appeared to be behind the block, and others said they were getting what appeared to be DNS lookup errors, according to Android Police.

5 hours ago #politics 30 secs Summarize

Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo repeated as men's and women's champions at Saturday's Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest.

Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in a competition that took place at an undisclosed location with no in-person spectators.

Both hot dog totals were world records. .

5 hours ago #politics 27 secs Summarize

Heavy rain has flooded in Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto prefecture in Japan on Saturday.

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4 hours ago #politics 56 secs Summarize

In Florida, nearly all of the new cases, 11,445, were among state residents.

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The state is among 11 where numbers have spiked, at least doubling over the past two weeks.

4 hours ago #politics 1 min, 0 secs Summarize

Human Rights Council, led by Cuba, came out in support of China’s national security law this week -- a law that has formed the basis of the communist regime’s latest crackdown on the people of Hong Kong.

Dueling statements were read out in the Council Tuesday in support and against the national security law.

According to Axios, Cuba read out a statement in favor of the law backed by 52 other countries, while the U.K.

3 hours ago #politics 44 secs Summarize

The Dodgers fully support David's decision to sit out the 2020 season.

We have been in constant contact with David and we understand how much this deliberation weighed on him and his family.

We know he'll be rooting for the club every day and look forward to having him back with us in 2021

2 hours ago #politics 1 min, 31 secs Summarize

Against a backdrop of tensions over Confederate monuments, Trump's executive order hits at a main theme of his reelection campaign.

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President Donald Trump speaks during a Fox News virtual town hall at the Lincoln Memorial in May?

2 hours ago #politics 1 min, 59 secs Summarize

Trump followed up with his remarks on Saturday from the South Lawn of the White House, which sounded more like a campaign rally, and repeated the themes from the previous evening.

“We will never allow an angry mob to tear down our statues, erase our history, indoctrinate our children or trample on our freedoms,” Mr.

Trump said, claiming that protesters were “not interested in justice or healing.”.

13 hours ago #entertainment 1 min, 47 secs Summarize

This time, Affleck’s ubiquitous nature is because of his relationship with Ana de Armas, 32, who just had her breakout year in Hollywood as the star of the hit movie “Knives Out.” The couple (dubbed “BenAna,” which rivals “Bennifer” in the celebrity portmanteau hall of fame) has drawn a curious amount of attention since they started dating earlier this year.

Their relationship went public around the time the world started to shut down because of the novel coronavirus, and they decided to quarantine together in Los Angeles.

Ever since, practically everything they do becomes a tabloid story.

13 hours ago #entertainment 15 secs Summarize

Fans noticed Thursday that the 59-year-old drag queen and RuPaul's Drag Race host had taken down all of his posts from Instagram and deactivated his Twitter account altogether.

The RuPaul's Drag Race official Instagram and Twitter accounts remain intact.

#Entertainment

Marvel and DC Are Finally Learning Why Superhero Reboots Are a Bad Idea
11 hours ago
Marvel and DC Are Finally Learning Why Superhero Reboots Are a Bad Idea
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Certainly, it holds back more well-known characters like Spider-Man and Batman.

Every time a hero is rebooted, the new version has to tiptoe around the characters, plotlines, and aesthetics of the previous interpretation.

Yet, every Batman eventually needs his Joker.

AOA's Jimin Posts Apology Following Mina's Allegations About Bullying + Mina Responds
13 hours ago
AOA's Jimin Posts Apology Following Mina's Allegations About Bullying + Mina Responds
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Yesterday, Mina shared a series of posts on Instagram in which she said that she had been subject to years of harassment from Jimin during her time as an AOA member.

The next day, Mina shared what she said would be her final post on the matter and said that the AOA members, including Jimin, had come to her home to discuss the issue.

Jimin has now shared a statement of apology on Instagram about the issue.

Bonnie Pointer of The Pointer Sisters Died from Cardiac Arrest
17 hours ago
Bonnie Pointer of The Pointer Sisters Died from Cardiac Arrest
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Bonnie Pointer of The Pointer Sisters died after going into cardiac arrest ...

Bonnie, one of the OGs of the wildly popular group of sisters in the '70s, died earlier this month.

Her sister, Anita, told us, "It is with great sadness that I have to announce to the fans of The Pointer Sisters that my sister, Bonnie died this morning.

#Technology

Without Lisa Vanderpump's Net Worth, Is 'RHOBH' Still the Wealthiest 'Housewives' Cast on Bravo?
16 hours ago
Without Lisa Vanderpump's Net Worth, Is 'RHOBH' Still the Wealthiest 'Housewives' Cast on Bravo?
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But the wealthiest cast member thus far is Shannon Beador with a reported net worth of $20 million!

#RHOC goes to Florida tonight.

❤️ And then it starts to go downhill…!

Last of Us 2 voice actor Laura Bailey shares death threats on Twitter
1 day ago
Last of Us 2 voice actor Laura Bailey shares death threats on Twitter
1 min, 29 secs

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Asif Khan posted a new article, Last of Us 2 voice actor Laura Bailey shares death threats on Twitter.

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Ugh?

Ubisoft exec Maxime Beland has resigned after harassment and assault allegations
1 day ago
Ubisoft exec Maxime Beland has resigned after harassment and assault allegations
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Earlier this week, we spoke to multiple Ubisoft employees who told us how the company has enabled a culture of abuse and control that has allowed sexual harassment, abuse, racism, and homophobia to take root and flourish.

Ubisoft chief exec Yves Guillemot has since outlined a number of changes the company intends to make in a letter titled 'Change starts today,' including a shake-up of the editorial department, previously overseen by Beland and Francois, and the appointment of a Head of Diversity and Inclusion.

You can find the company's latest statement, sent to Gamasutra by Ubisoft's senior director of corporate communications Michael Burk, posted below.

#Science

Order Out of Disorder in Ice
23 hours ago
Order Out of Disorder in Ice
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Reference: “Temperature-dependent kinetic pathways featuring distinctive thermal-activation mechanisms in structural evolution of ice VII” by Chuanlong Lin, Xuqiang Liu, Xue Yong, View ORCID ProfileJohn S.

Tse, Jesse S.

Smith, Niall J.

Most risky, least risky activities for catching COVID
1 day ago
Most risky, least risky activities for catching COVID
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But only one of them is extremely high risk for COVID, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Low risk activities.

Medium risk activities.

Beaches can be safe as long as the beach is not packed shoulder to shoulder, as Miami Beach was on a recent weekend

#Health

Why Some Young People Fear Social Isolation More Than COVID-19
13 hours ago
Why Some Young People Fear Social Isolation More Than COVID-19
1 min, 13 secs

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"They are appropriately realizing that isolation is a risk for them as well — it's a risk factor for depression, and depression is a risk factor for suicide," Jacobs says.

"And 8% of American teens attempt suicide each year.".

Jacobs says many of her young patients complain older generations failed to address the young people's fears — of school shootings and climate change, for example.

If the United States were my patient: We aren't ready to celebrate yet
21 hours ago
If the United States were my patient: We aren't ready to celebrate yet
2 mins, 32 secs

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Even President Trump recently said he's "all for masks." And government health expert after government health expert -- including the White House Coronavirus Task Force's Dr.

Anthony Fauci and Dr.

Deborah Birx, the CDC's Dr.

Truck driver posts regrets about party a day before dying of coronavirus
23 hours ago
Truck driver posts regrets about party a day before dying of coronavirus
1 min, 21 secs

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#Politics

Watch Rocket Lab launch a Canon satellite into space at 5:19PM ET
2 hours ago
Watch Rocket Lab launch a Canon satellite into space at 5:19PM ET
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It’s planning to launch its 13th mission, “Pics Or It Didn’t Happen,” from a complex on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula at 5:19PM Eastern with a livestream (below) available 15 minutes before takeoff.

Two protesters in Seattle seriously injured after being struck by car on closed highway
6 hours ago
Two protesters in Seattle seriously injured after being struck by car on closed highway
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Summer Taylor, 24, from Seattle, was struck by the vehicle and hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, Washington State Patrol Captain Ron Mead said at a news conference.

Diaz Love, 32, from Bellingham, was in serious condition in intensive care.

The driver, a 27-year-old man from Seattle, was arrested and faces multiple felony charges.

2 People Injured After Vehicle Careens Into Protesters In Seattle
8 hours ago
2 People Injured After Vehicle Careens Into Protesters In Seattle
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Mead said Saturday that protesters have forced a closure on Interstate 5 every day for nearly three weeks.

The freeway, however, is "simply not a safe place" for protesters to gather, he added

There have been reports of at least 50 vehicle-ramming incidents since nationwide protests erupted in late May — many of which were suspected attacks by right-wing extremists targeting Black Lives Matter protesters

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