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Season over, Chargers will make a decision about Anthony Lynn

After a 45-0 loss to the Patriots, it became clear that the Chargers would make no decisions about the future of fourth-year coach Anthony Lynn until the season ended. So

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Scientists seek faster route to treat depression

Treatment of depression faces two main challenges. The first is that almost 50% of patients do not respond well to existing antidepressants. The second is that conventional medications take a

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Mahindra to focus on SUVs, electric after ending Ford JV talks

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd will focus on developing its core portfolio of sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) and their electric version, a senior executive said on Friday after the company ended joint

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FBI warns of hackers taking over smart devices to livestream swatting incidents

Swatting—the act of calling 911 to report a fake crime so armed responders storm an address—is bad enough, but perpetrators of this crime are adding an extra element of unpleasantness

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Fantasy players, fans donate $21,000 to charity to honor Alvin Kamara’s historic Christmas performance

Alvin Kamara’s historic Christmas Day performance for the New Orleans Saints appears to have helped more than just fantasy football players. Kamara had an NFL record-tying six touchdowns in the

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NFL announces wild-card schedule, and Saints get a Sunday game

The NFL announced the wild-card playoff schedule for next weekend. The most highly anticipated scheduling decision involved the Saints-Bears game. Saints running back Alvin Kamara is on the COVID-19 reserve

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Privileged white U.S. citizens have better health outcomes

Privileged White U.S. citizens have better health outcomes than average U.S. citizens for several health outcomes, but health outcomes are not always better than those in other developed countries, according

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Nissan Motor to reduce presence in Europe as part of turnaround plan

Nissan Motor is planning to further reduce its presence in Europe and outsource the sales and manufacturing of its cars to alliance partner Renault, the daily Yomiuri newspaper reported on

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Samsung’s HDR10+ Adaptive feature adjusts content based on a room’s lighting

For those who enjoy HDR content but don’t always watch it in darkened rooms, there’s a new Samsung feature that will improve the viewing experience no matter what the lighting

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Young brothers give back amid success of bowtie business

Anyone looking to start a business could learn a lot from two young brothers in Georgia. They’re masters at making money and sharing their wealth with others — and they’re

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