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Why are flights being cancelled?

There has been significant disruption at UK airports, with flights cancelled and long queues at airports.

What Happens When an Autistic Teenager Becomes Unmanageable at Home?

The Benedicts still find happy moments in their home. Sometimes they play Uno together. Sabrina brims with enthusiasm as she shows her mother ballet moves, or talks about upcoming holidays, her favorite foods or her day at school. Or...

How artificial intelligence ‘blew up’ tennis

Coaches now have powerful tools which can find patterns in play that humans would struggle to see.

Beto O’Rourke Assails Governor Abbott Texas Over Texas Gun Laws

DALLAS — To loud cheers in a community gym on Wednesday evening, Beto O’Rourke, a former congressman from El Paso and the Democratic candidate for governor of Texas, renewed his criticism of Gov. Greg Abbott over the state’s gun...

Tropical depression or storm ‘likely’ as South Florida braces for heavy rain, flash floods

A tropical system — now known as Invest 91L — gathering strength near the Yucatan Peninsula may become the first tropical storm of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season as it heads toward Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center.If...

Opec Plus Agrees to a Bigger Increase in Oil Supply

OPEC Plus suggested in a news release that it was responding to a reopening from lockdowns in countries like China. Not mentioned was pressure from Washington for an increase in supply to address rising prices.The Saudis are trying to...

MI Gov. Whitmer and Attorney General Nessel Go All-in for Abortion, Vowing to Defy State Law

Michigan still has a law on the books from 1931 that bans all abortions in the state. But Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel, a pro-abortion Democrat, are vowing to disobey that law if the U.S....

U.S. Technology, a Longtime Tool for Russia, Becomes a Vulnerability

WASHINGTON — With magnifying glasses, screwdrivers and a delicate touch from a soldering gun, two men from an investigative group that tracks weapons pried open Russian munitions and equipment that had been captured across Ukraine.Over a week’s visit to...

Russia Slams Sanctions, Seeks to Blame West for Food Crisis

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Moscow pressed the West on Thursday to lift sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine, seeking to shift the blame for a growing food crisis that has been worsened by Kyiv’s inability to ship millions...

L.A. mayoral candidates on crime, homelessness

Homelessness and crime are topics of deep interest to Los Angeles voters as they elect a new mayor. Traffic and transportation is a perennial subject of debate and griping in the land of the car. And climate change is...