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Bruce Nauman: ‘Jasper Johns poured me a few bourbons – and my legs gave way’

Bruce Nauman is telling me a story from his childhood. “I had a friend in high school who was a little bit of a loner,” says the artist, speaking by phone from New York. “If someone hit him with a snowball when we were walking to school, he wouldn’t just throw a snowball back, he’d […]

Sport

Browns above .500 for first time since 2014

The Browns scored 17 points in the fourth quarter on Sunday to come from behind against the Washington Football Team and win for the second straight week. The victory also bumped their record up to 2-1 on the season, which represents a significant achievement for the team. They were last above .500 when they had […]

Lifestyle

For kids with hearing issues, early intervention crucial to school readiness

When babies with hearing impairments get help very early in life, they are more likely to be “kindergarten-ready” when the time comes, a new study finds. In the United States, all states have government-funded “early intervention” programs designed to assist parents whose babies are deaf or hard of hearing. Ideally, that intervention starts soon after […]

Business

Volkswagen, Chinese ventures to invest 15 billion euros in electric vehicles

Volkswagen AG VOWG_p.DE said on Monday it and three local joint ventures plan to invest around 15 billion euros ($17.44 billion) in electric mobility in China, the world’s biggest car market, between 2020 and 2024. With the investment by Volkswagen and its three joint ventures with FAW Group [SASACJ.UL], SAIC Motor 600104.SS and JAC 600418.SS, […]

Technology

This is how Xbox Series S backwards compatibility really works

While Microsoft has been very forthcoming about how backwards compatibility is going to work with Xbox Series X, it hasn’t been quite so clear in how the smaller, cheaper Series S console works in running games from prior Xbox generations. Last week, I had the chance to talk with the developers of the hardware and […]

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Why it matters when Black Lives Matter clothing is banned

Formula One has banned drivers from wearing clothing bearing messages while performing official duties. The decision came after Lewis Hamilton wore a top at the Tuscan Grand Prix on 13 September that said “Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor”. Since March, celebrities have not shied away from wearing clothing in support of Black Lives […]

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Davante Adams, Kenny Clark inactive for Packers tonight

The Packers will not have receiver Davante Adams tonight against the Saints. The team held out hope he could play through a hamstring issue as Adams made the trip. But he is among the Packers’ inactives. Without their leading receiver, the Packers will turn to Allen Lazard, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Malik Taylor and Darrius Shepherd at […]

Lifestyle

Women’s wellness: Is it safe to get a flu vaccination during pregnancy?

Yes, it’s safe to get a flu shot during pregnancy. In fact, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that all women who are pregnant during flu season get a flu shot, regardless of their trimester. A flu shot during pregnancy can help: Prevent the flu and maternal complications. The flu is more likely […]

Business

Biden basket vs Trump trade: Picking a presidential stock portfolio

The Nov. 3 presidential election between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden could have dramatic effects across markets, and investors are already trying to identify potential winners and losers. Broadly speaking, analysts say Biden’s plan to raise corporate taxes could pressure company earnings. But they expect him to support infrastructure projects and […]

Technology

Treyarch deliberately buffed sniper rifles for the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War alpha

If you, like me, have been playing the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War alpha on PlayStation 4 this weekend, you may have noticed sniper rifles are pretty handy. I spent most of yesterday evening playing the alpha, getting a feel for the multiplayer portion of the game, its weapons and potential loadouts, and […]